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Zero Emissions Research Initiative (ZERI) - Expo Hanover 2000

Zero Emissions Research Initiative (ZERI) at the Exhibition Expo Hanover 2000
© Philippe Lemaire

Cost-effective, environmentally friendly and earthquake-resistant.

This Geneva-based environmental foundation built it with fast-growing bamboo and a mixture of clay, cement and bamboo fibre boards.

Bamboo walls have almost the same load-bearing capacity as steel, but are more flexible.