While plenty overlook it as a construction material due to its vulnerability to moisture and insects, there are a growing number of designers and architects that see huge potential in bamboo. Some impressive examples can be found in the Asian tropics, including the latest handiwork of Chiangmai Life Architects which has used the sustainable and cheap material to craft a school sports hall in the mountains of Thailand.
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