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Minang Guesthouse at Green Village

Minang Guest House at Green Village

The guest house of the Garden House, the Minang structure follows a similar architectural vocabulary. It has an elegant Minangkabau roof with an open air bedroom. The pool is jumping distance from the bed. Location: Sibang Gede, Bali Client: Individual Site Area: 30  sqm

Villa Kelapa at Green Village

Villa Kelapa at Green Village

Inspired by Sumatran Minangkabau architecture, Villa Kelapa is sheltered by two horn shaped roofs, one stacked on over the other. This building is larger and longer than most Green Village homes. It has fully air conditioned rooms, including a master bedroom, a guest room, and…

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…

Millennium Bridge at Green School

The Millennium Bridge is a testament to the strength of bamboo. It is the largest bamboo bridge in Asia, with a span of 23 meters and an impressive Minangkabau inspired roof. It stands as an outstanding example of what is possible when architects, engineers, designers,…