Its not often that I get to meet someone with more experience than I in the confluence of bamboo, bikes, and solar all together. However, the other day it happily happened! I was able to drop in to a bamboo bike making workshop featuring renowned bamboo bike master maker, Craig Calfree.
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We just got in our custom printed Ubud Om Trooper Frisboos! Here’s the team with the latest model of the first ever bamboo flying disc.
Thanks to My Nguyen for the photo.
Akademy Bambu Nusantara is now Ecobrick empowered. Yesterday, we did a workshop at this amazing organic laboratory. They hosted this training for their staff, craftsmen and the neighboring school. They learned why it’s bad for the environment to dump their plastics in the river (as they had been doing before) and how instead how they can do so much better […]
Shine Time! Last night we plugged in the pixels and ignited our bamboo pixel project at the Global Innovation Forum outside of Jakarta. 3 meters by 2meters and 600 bottles make a luminous wall of light for the Akademy Bambu Nisantara’s pilot Rumah Oksigen– a sample of a super low cost house made from bamboo rather than steel reinforcement. Since […]
Tadahhh! Here is the finished installation of our Solar Bottle Pixel Project on Parang Sumo beach, Java, Indonesia. We couldn’t have done it without the Gardu Action Team– they worked even while fasting for Ramadan! Matarnoan Budy Bamboo!
I am really proud of this co-creation. True, its a super simple concept, but underneath it manifests some core artistic philiosophy that have […]
Our version 2.0 solar bamboo bike is complete! While working hard on it the last month our team has mined the essential insights on how to make it better. We are now ready to make our first production run. If I can get 10 orders, we can bring the price down to 1000$US– a spectacular price for a super unique, […]
At last my bamboo bike is up and operational! It took a little bit of time to transfer all the good components from my old bike to the new one. Now, however, it is rocking and I am rolling! HALLELUJAH. My last bike’s frame was 3 inches too short (or rather I was 3 inches too tall for the largest […]