• Bamboo Bridge in Indonesia Demonstrates Sustainable Alternatives for Infrastructure

    7 days ago - By Arch Daily

    © Andrea Fitrianto
    As part of the second Bamboo Biennale held in October 2016, the city of Solo in Central Java received a public Bamboo Bridge courtesy of Indonesian Architects Without Borders . Connecting the Pasar Gede market and colonial Dutch Vastenburg Fort, the 18-meter bamboo structure offers a revitalization of river life in the historic Indonesian city. Spanning across the Kali Pepe river, residents of Java can traverse the pedestrian bridge on its track that varies in width from 1.8 to 2.3 meters.
    © Andrea Fitrianto
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