Simon Velez

The Bamboo Architect

Event 104 Venue: Digital Stage

The visionary Colombian architect is the most eminent proponent of bamboo as an essential building component. He talks about his work and commitment to convert bamboo from a symbol of poverty into a symbol of sustainability. Introduced by Marianne Ponsford.

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