Architecture

Living Root As A Bridge

Who would ever think that people can build bridges without the use of those earth destroying materials? Hard to believe but its true! People from Meghalaya, India are proud in presenting their eco-friendly bridge that is made of natural and live roots of their abundant rubber tree. The Indians have successfully guided the roots and eventually creates a living system of bridges. Some of the bridges that they have created are more than 100 feet long and can cater around 50 people. Through this eco-friendly creation, Indians can now easily cross their rivers by taking advantage of what they already have.

Live Root Bridge

Live Root Bridge

Live Root Bridge

Live Root Bridge

Source: Living Root Bridges via Inhabitat


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