Bamboo Architecture: In Competition and Exhibition Paperback – 1 May 2011
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About the Author
Robert Henrikson was the creator and director of the International Bamboo Building Design Competition (BambooCompetition.com), and the former CEO of a leading company building certified, code-approved bamboo buildings. Robert has been a green business entrepreneur for over 30 years in sustainable development business models for algae, bamboo and natural resources. He is an Algae Alliance consultant on business development, branding, sales and marketing, advising companies and investors in algae ventures. (AlgaeAlliance.com). In 2011 he launched the International Algae Competition (AlgaeCompetition.com): A Global Challenge to Design Visionary Algae Food and Energy Systems. He authored the book “Spirulina World Food” in 2010, previously “Earth Food Spirulina”, translated into 6 international editions. (SpirulinaSource.com). Robert is a photographer (Panmagic.com) and documentary filmmaker, and produced the DVD series Folding Time and Space at Burning Man (Folding-Time.com). Co-Owner of Hana Gardenland, a botanical paradise retreat in Hana Maui (HanaPalmsRetreat.com) and Wild Thyme Farm, a sustainable forestry and permaculture farming eco-community near Olympia Washington. (WildThymeFarm.com). - David Greenberg is trained as an architect and urban designer. He spends half his time in Maui and half in China in pursuit of Sustainable Ruralism, an integrated approach to helping rural culture in an ecological way. He is associated with the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Ecological and Environmental Division as a board member of Intecopolis and gives lectures throughout major Chinese cities on ecological matters. He has spent the last few years working in Shenzhen consulting with a nationwide think tank, China Development Institute (CDI), and the local government on ecological development. As a consultant on designing with bamboo for INBAR he has lectured world wide, created exhibits and promoted creativity with bamboo on four continents in the belief that it is one of the important paths for a low carbon future. For over 10 years, much of his practice has involved eco-tourism projects. Greenberg is most famous for some of his treehouse designs especially “The Big Beach in the Sky” at the Nanshan Buddhist Culture Zone near Sanya on Hainan Island. He authored the book “Treehouses in Paradise- fantasy designs for the 21st Century”, an Abrams book. He loves to think of himself first and foremost as a 21st Century Renaissance man with a bamboo staff.
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