Sharma Springs: A Unique 6 Level Bamboo House by IBUKU

  • Text description provided by the architects. Sharma Springs was designed for the Sharma family as a jungle fantasy escape.
  • It is a 6-level, 4-bedroom 750sqm home overlooking the Ayung river valley, built almost entirely of bamboo.
  • The entry to the house is via a dramatic tunnel-bridge that brings you directly to the open-air living, dining, and kitchen spaces on the 4th level.
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© Rio HelmiThe staircases circle around the central tower to the levels below: a play room, as well as four bedrooms and a library that are each enclosed for air-conditioning with full length spinning glass windows and doors. The 6th-floor lookout is a front-row seat to the amazing sunset views over the Ayung river valley and Green Village.

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© Rio HelmiMaster metal smiths custom-built the shower stalls; stone carvers from Java carved boulders into counter slabs. Our team also custom-designed each item of furniture in this house. Ibuku, Gardens follows permaculture design principles, designed the surrounding gardens.

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This article was first published in Arch Daily and is republished with permission.

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