On the Nomadic Architecture YouTube channel, the UK architect Gordon Clarke chronicles how people across the globe use ancient traditions and local resources to construct sustainable houses that suit their needs. In this instalment, he captures the Dorze people of the Gamo highlands in southern Ethiopia as they build bamboo houses that, with a good deal of maintenance, are intended to last residents a lifetime. Starting with raw bamboo, the Dorze builders split and weave the material into a sturdy structure that looks like a beehive. […]
Source: How the Dorze in Ethiopia make ‘beehive’ houses from bamboo that last a lifetime | Aeon Videos
That is more a piece of art than a house, and so robust as well, amazing design.
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