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Holding Up the Ladder

Elora Hardy – It’s not going to look the way people imagine because it hasn’t been imagined yet Talking about the future – about creating a world we haven’t yet seen and a future that hasn’t yet been imagined. We’re talking about outside the box…

The Ultimate Health Podcast

Elora Hardy – Creating Sustainable Bamboo Architecture In Bali.   Elora Hardy (IG: @eloradora) is the Founder and Creative Director of IBUKU. Raised on the beautiful island of Bali, Elora was inspired by the highly skilled local craftsmen as well as by the talented jewelry designs of…

World Bamboo Day

Bamboo Talks & Walks – Elora Hardy & Kate Druhan “There’s nothing more beautiful than the most beautiful forest in the world. But we can’t underestimate what it does to the human mind to recognize a space that humans created, which still feels tied back…

The Doyenne Interview

Speak with Elora Hardy, founder of Bali based innovative design firm Ibuku, who work primarily with Bamboo. Touching on concepts such as the Industrial Revolution and its impacts on both the environment and systemised production, this episode explores some of the thinking behind designing and…

Delivering Asia Communication

From the Delivering Asia Communications and C9 Hotelworks event Design Re-Invention – Volume 8 The Big Bamboo – Designing and Operating Sustainable Resorts. No resort ever landed on the Conde Nast Hot List being ordinary. The Big Bamboo will take us on an extraordinary journey.…

RDInsight Bamboo and Seawater: The Makings of a Better World

Charlie Paton and Elora Hardy are Royal Designers whose innovations in architecture and agriculture are changing the world. Sit in on a unique online conversation as they meet, exchange notes and consider the contribution design can make to sustainable development. Watch here: https://youtu.be/BhZAlPi50w4 Publication at…

Reimagining Homes with Bamboo

Please check out Elora’s work at IBUKU.com as well as her inspiring TED Talk. She was also just featured on Apple TV’s new HOME series. View the trailer here, or check it out on Apple TV. You can also see her work on instagram @ibukubaliIf…

CLAD Mag

CLAD Global coverage of the Hon RDI status awarded to Elora Hardy. Elora Hardy has been made an Honorary Royal Designer pioneering work in architectural design, in particular for the design and build of bamboo structures. Print publication, March 2020

Attitude Interior Design Magazine

IBUKU in Attitude Interior Design Magazine, January 2020 edition. The desire to create inspiring spaces and experiences, in perfect communion with nature, encouraged her to found the IBUKU architecture studio. Print Publication, January 2020

Two Degrees

“Elora Hardy, Founded IBUKU, a team of designers, architects and engineers who are developing a new design vocabulary for building (and designing furniture) with bamboo that works in harmony with nature.” Print Publication, November 2019

IBUKU in CNTraveler

“Built 14 years ago, this whimsical jungle compound remains a benchmark for sustainable construction, transforming light-on-the-land living—a wastewater garden, a vegetation-filtered pool—into an effortless communion with nature. One of the family’s latest wonders is the bamboo Aura house (shown) in the Green Village. Designed by…

habitusliving

The new age of bamboo construction is ushering in the transformation of the humble tropical plant from a decorative element to a sustainable structural material of the future.   IBUKU featured in habitusliving, April 2019 Online publication at April 2019

Elle Decor

IBUKU’s Eclipse House featured on the front page of Elle Decor. Bali Wood. Designer Elora Hardy makes inventive use of the Indonesian island’s ubiquitous building material – bamboo – for a three story villa perched on a slope in the heart of the jungle. Print…

Elle Indonesia

A feature on Aura House at Green Village in Elle Indonesia. Desain yang menjungjung tinggi sustainability ditawarkan oleh Elora Hardy, bersama IBUKU studio lewat pendekatan kekayaan alam Bali. Print Publication at April 2019

CLAD Global Online IBUKU interview

IBUKU – John Hardy & Elora Hardy interview with CLAD Global Online. The creator of the Green Village in Bali and his daughter tell Magali Robathan how their bamboo, nature-inspired homes are changing the way we view the places we live. Father and daughter bamboo…

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…

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…

IBUKU on Cover Clad Mag

Clad Mag

When Elora Hardy was a little girl growing up in Bali, her mother asked her to draw a picture of her dream home. She drew a fairy mushroom house. But rather than simply putting the drawing on the wall, her mother went a step further:…

Architectural Digest Online

Ananda House, designed by IBUKU for the Hornblow family, was featured in the May 2017 edition of Architectural Digest. “Building this home has been a cultural and creative journey,” says David, who fostered close ties with the local craftsmen who worked on the house. He…

Financial Times

“It’s five times the tensile strength of steel,” according to John Hardy, the sarong-clad Canadian jeweller turned bamboo evangelist, who would extol the virtues of this tropical grass to anyone like me who joined him on early morning walks from his sprawling compound along the…