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Mushroom-shaped bamboo pavilions sprout on a Saigon River peninsula

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Dec 05, 2015 01:04 AM
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by Lidija Grozdanic last modified Dec 04, 2015

Inspired by traditional bamboo baskets used by Vietnamese farmers to shelter fowl, the dome structures dominate the site and create a complex of bamboo domes varying in length and height. The Diamond Island Community Center is located on a Saigon River peninsula east of Ho Chi Minh City and makes use of an empty area going through a gradual development program. Scattered through the park, the domes measure from 7 meters to 12.5 meters in height, with maximum radius of 24 meters. Related: Vo...





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