Design

Bio Cement

Bio Cement

No kiln firing, No CO2 emissions. Grown sustainable building material.

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Growing biologically controlled calcium carbonate cement by employing microorganisms. 99% less carbon footprint compared to cement. Formed at ambient temperatures without...
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Bambu Indah

Bambu Indah

A radically distinctive boutique hotel in Ubud, unique luxury experience in a lush natural environment. Dense tropical jungle and river pools.

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Bali is at the heart of the Indonesian archipelago stretching 150km wide and 80km from north to south. Its unique variant of Hinduism influences every aspect of island culture, from...
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Asbestos

Asbestos

This dangerous material, made forbidden in western countries more than 30 years ago, is still used everywhere in Indonesia.

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The danger of using asbestos roofs for people is big. Exposition to asbestos dust leads to mesothelioma cancer. Made illegal in western countries more than 30 years ago, asbestos is still...
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Bandwidth and Economic Wealth

Bandwidth and Economic Wealth

There is a relationship between available bandwidth and economic health. After Singapore in the lead, the six top countries for speed are all European.

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There is a relationship between available bandwidth and economic health. Worldwide broadband speed league 2018 has organized a study based on over 163 million speed tests in 200 countries....
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Microplastic In Your Salt

Microplastic In Your Salt

Planet or plastic? Salt produced in Indonesia, using the ancient technique of evaporating seawater contains lots of microplastics.

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Of 39 salt brands tested, 36 had microplastics in them, according to a new analysis by researchers in South Korea and Greenpeace East Asia. Studies show that there is far...
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Cool Reclaimed Wood Lamps

Cool Reclaimed Wood Lamps

Get some cool design lamps. They claim these lamps are made of up-cycled wood. Old timber turned into great furniture pieces. Really?!

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Yo, these guys from Surabaya, in East Java, make some really cool design lamps. The human shape is totally moveable, and can be twisted into many funny shapes. They claim it's from...
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Brazilian Reclaimed Wood

Brazilian Reclaimed Wood

Recycling wood is clever! From Indo to Brazil many up-cycle old timber turning it into furniture.

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Peroba is a common tree in Brazil, local craftsmen use its wood for everything. From the strong, straight-grained stock that resembles oak, they build entire houses using it for framing,...
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Indonesian Reclaimed Wood

Indonesian Reclaimed Wood

Reclaimed timber is trendy now! Check out this smart way to up-cycle old wood turning it into furniture.

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Rest easy, feel good, you are sitting on a reclaimed timber chair! In the last few years in Indonesia and specially in Bali, we have seen a big boom in furniture made from reclaimed wood....
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Evoware Not Plastic

Evoware Not Plastic

A seaweed based eco-friendly alternative to food-grade plastic. And you can eat it.

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Plastic pollution is a global problem in our modern society, a worldwide threat to the environment, flora and fauna. A major part of that pollution comes from our habits, and take-away...
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Artotel Bamboo

Artotel Bamboo

Luxury meets sustainability. Looking good with excellent bamboo architecture in Sanur, Bali.

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With a state of the art brand new bamboo construction, Artotel Beach Club in Sanur, Bali brings vibrancy and color to the island's south east. Artotel, State of the art brand new bamboo...
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Balsa Surfboards

Balsa Surfboards

Vince Tierny surfboards are produced with 100% balsa wood sourced from small scale plantations in East Java.

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Surfing is one of the most environment-friendly sports , because of the love to the ocean every surfer keeps. But there is also a side of it thats not eco-friendly at all: the equipment....
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Green School Bali

Green School Bali

Architectural wonder to educate for sustainability.

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Founded and conceived by John and Cynthia Hardy in 2006, Green School opened in 2008 with 90 students and a tailor-made campus that emerged from the jungle and rice fields. Since then it...
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Bamboo Buildings In Bali

Bamboo Buildings In Bali

Bamboo is booming here, showing excellent examples of a sustainable way to build.

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The Indonesian island of Bali is witnessing a new trend. Bamboo building, emblem of sustainable construction, are replacing concrete and steel. Buildings had use bamboo for centuries. It...
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Biodegradable Indonesian Plastic

Biodegradable Indonesian Plastic

Avani’s cassava-based biodegradable bags and products are solutions to the worldwide plastic problem.

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Avani’s cassava-based biodegradable bags are a solution to mitigate this horrible worldwide epidemic. Made from polylactic acid (PLA) or corn starch, Avani PLA products will...
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Building With Bamboo

Building With Bamboo

Bamboo is unmatched as a sustainable building material. It grows quickly and doesn't destroy the land.

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Bamboo, technically a grass, has been used in building for centuries due to its impressive strength. It offer twice the compressive strength of concrete and about the same...
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Up-cycled Glass

Up-cycled Glass

Use recycled glass and bottles to make lamp and serve water to customers.

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A clever way to limit the use of plastic bottles is serving water in up-cycled bottle and glasses. These technique adopted by Warung Santai in Sanur Bali has permitted them to completely...
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Gardens By The Bay

Gardens By The Bay

An astonishing example of sustainable edutainment environment

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Reached more than 40 million visitors to date. Contains more than 1,000,000 plants. Architecture wonder: The Cooled Conservatories at Gardens by the Bay are the world’s...
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Green Walls

Green Walls

Absorb pollution, offer cooling shade and cost much less than any other walls.

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Green walls are not only visually pleasant, but naturally absorb CO2 and other pollutants thus cleaning the air. Green walls, also called living walls, include a vertically applied growth...
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Maya Green Roof

Maya Green Roof

Luxury meets efficiency. Cutting energy bill and looking good in Sanur, Bali.

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Designed by award-winning architect, Budiman Hendropurnomo of Denton Corker Marshall, Maya Sanur Resort feature an innovative design that elevates aesthetics to exciting new heights....
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