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The Seeds: Growing Ideas into Impact


Aug 27, 2020

Did you know that Bamboo Engineered Lumber is stronger, more fire-resistant, and more sustainable than wood, steel, and concrete?

Troy Carter co-founded Rizome, a startup working to make bamboo a primary global construction material. In this episode, we discuss the future of regenerative, climate-positive cities, bamboo forests for carbon sequestration, and the unique elements of bamboo as a construction material.

Books mentioned:

Drawdown: The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming by Paul Hawken

A Pattern Language: Towns, Buildings, Construction by Christopher Alexander

https://medium.com/rizome/the-cities-of-the-future-will-be-made-of-bamboo-894e86055b3f