Bambu Indah

River Warung at Bambu Indah by IBUKU

River Warung at Bambu Indah

In 2017, IBUKU completed a project at Bambu Indah — the eco-resort founded by Cynthia and John Hardy in Sayan, Bali. John and Elora worked together to design the new riverside cafe. “For years we walked past the ponds on our way to the river,…

Copper House at Bambu Indah

The Moon House and Copper House are the latest additions to Bambu Indah, an eco-resort in Sayan, Bali, and were co-designed by IBUKU and John Hardy. Both structures allow guests to have the closest possible connection with ‘the pulse of nature’ while maintaining luxurious features…

Riverbend House at Bambu Indah by IBUKU

Riverbend House at Bambu Indah

We created Riverbend House as the first two bedroom structure at Bambu Indah- perfect for families and friends traveling together. It has a beautiful living room and kitchen with a view of the Ayung River in Bali, Indonesia. This structure and position follows the shape…

Ananda House in AD

Architectural Digest Embraces Bamboo

It is an honor to have our beloved Ananda House make its debut in the esteemed Architectural Digest USA (May 2017) as a 10-page feature story. To share the story of our journey with David and then to hear how the home makes him and…

Bambu Indah by IBUKU in Architectural Digest

Architectural Digest USA

The new rooms at Bambu Indah designed by IBUKU were featured by Architectural Digest. The Moon and Copper houses, the newest structures on the compound, were conceived by Hardy and his daughter Elora, the creative director of Ibuku, a local architecture and design firm known…

Dapoer at Bambu Indah

Dapoer at Bambu Indah

Bambu Indah, a radically distinctive boutique hotel in Ubud was created by John and Cynthia Hardy. Aligned with their sustainable philosophy, organic food gardens surround the antique wood Javanese bridal homes that are the rooms. In 2013, IBUKU expanded Bambu Indah with a dramatic open-kitchen, called…

Sumba House at Bambu Indah

Sumba House at Bambu Indah

A few years ago, on one of  John Hardy’s regular trips to Sumba, he fell in love with the traditional Sumba houses. He and his daughter, Elora, decided to replicate one using bamboo in Bali in the grounds of Bambu Indah, his hotel in Ubud. The…

Minang House at Bambu Indah

Minang House at Bambu Indah

The Minang House reflects the exact proportions of a Sumatran clan house. Traditionally made out of rainforest timber, this Minang House, built for the Bambu Indah Hotel, was constructed entirely from black bamboo. It serves as a multi-purpose hall where guests enjoy special dinners, relaxed…