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Sharma Springs Residence

The crowning glory of all residential buildings designed by IBUKU. Sharma Springs is the tallest bamboo structure built in Bali. The main building has six levels, four bedrooms, a spacious living room with an excellent view, and a 15 meter long tunnel entrance. The structure…

Farm to Table

Farm to Table Restaurant is permaculture garden and farm-to-table high end restaurant in Ubud, Bali. On 38 are (1 acre) of prime real estate in the center of Ubud’s hip Penestanan village.  

Spa at Permata Ayung

Spa at Permata Ayung Estate

An all-bamboo riverside spa built on land that harnesses a range of energies, from the constant flow of the river to the energy of the property itself. Location: Bongkasa, Bali Client: Individual Site Area: 875 sqm Floor Area: 120 sqm Build Time: 5 Months Completion:…

Concept for a Surf Destination, Sumbawa

We collaborated with a US architect on this resort designed to be a destination for the more senior surfers and their families in tow on holiday. A hollistic experience of surfing in Sumbawa beach with meditation and yoga/ chigong exercise.

Fours Seasons Yoga Pavilion by IBUKU

Yoga Pavilion at Four Seasons

The yoga pavilion was a bespoke design, conceived specifically for the location, for the purpose. Preliminary design work was done on the site: sketching, measuring the sun path, and imagining the experience of the space at various times of day. The design team even took…

IBUKU in Architectural Digest

Ananda House, created by IBUKU for the Hornblow family is in the May 2017 edition of Architectural Digest. Read more on the AD website. “It’s really important to me that we move beyond the bamboo-hut idea,” explains Elora, the creative director, emphasizing Ibuku’s integration of…

Bambu Indah Moon House, photo by Stephen Johnson

Experience Our World

If you’d like to start the conversation about involving us in your next project (design, construction, furniture) please email us at sales@ibuku.com.   Visit us To visit us in Bali, take a half day tour to Green School, Green Village and the IBUKU workshop to see…

The IBUKU Design Process

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IBUKU creates elegant living and commercial spaces inspired by nature. We offer design and construction services for individuals and companies in Indonesia and overseas. With structures featured in Architectural Digest and a feature TED Talk, IBUKU is most known for shattering conventional building practices with…

IBUKU Design Process

Our Design Process

Harvest Our bamboo is carefully selected from the river valleys and mountains of the islands of Bali and Java in Indonesia. We harvest from clumps that, once established, grow a new generation of shoots each year. It takes just a few months for a new…

Elora Hardy at TED

You’ve never seen buildings like this. The stunning bamboo homes built by Elora Hardy and her team in Bali twist, curve and surprise at every turn. They defy convention because the bamboo itself is so enigmatic. No two poles of bamboo are alike, so every…

Bamboo workshop at IBUKU

Why Bamboo?

IBUKU uses bamboo because of its strength, beauty, and flexibility, and also because with its 4-year growth cycle and carbon sequestration capacity it is the most environmentally conscientious building material conceivable. In a world of retro-fitting or re-designing traditional items and materials to be slightly less…