PT bamboo pure: millenium bridge
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oct 10, 2012
PT bamboo pure: millenium bridge

‘millenium bridge’ by PT bamboo pure, bali, indonesia
image © green village bali

built in just four months, indonesian practice PT bamboo pure erected the ‘millenium bridge’ connecting buildings on the green school,
bali campus (see designboom’s earlier coverage on the school here) to the outside world. the name is meant to remind everyone of the
eight ‘millenium’ goals the school is built upon. 192 bamboo poles, representing each of the 192 countries, constitutes the entire structure
with a final layer of thatch to cover the walkway. all the components were payed for through donations by local parents and community
members with their names engraved into the beams.

construction timelapse
video © green school

view form the river
image © green village bali

construction process
image © green school

(left) construction of the canopy with bamboo scaffolding supporting the walkway
(right) structural diagram
image © green school

image © nic robinson

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