These intricately designed bamboo panels are beautiful, practical and environmentally advantageous additions to any public space.

Voting for the Interior Design magazine annual Best of Year awards is in full swing, and the Plyboo Reveal collection, from Smith & Fong, is among the entrants with aspirations for winning one of the coveted honors.

New bamboo panels from Smith & Fong are helping to reduce noise pollution in modern offices.

Along with greater public awareness of intelligent design in homes, offices and commercial buildings, has come an increased reliance on bamboo as a building material.

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Just as homes and commercial buildings have undergone design revolutions in recent years, so too has the modern office space.

A new house made of bamboo could help protect those who live in flood-prone regions.

Bamboo floors and panels have almost become commonplace in modern home design and renovation, but what about entire structures made of the stuff?

Restaurants are using bamboo as part of the innovation trend that has swept the industry.

Over the past 15 years or so, restaurants have become some of the most innovative businesses in the world.

Architects and developers are working together to create environmentally friendly buildings.

As technology and innovation continue to develop at a rapid pace, they are having an impact on everything from communications to what we eat and how we produce that food to architectural design and building.

Blur the lines between indoor and outdoor with bamboo floors, panels and even ceilings.

For many people, making a house a home involves incorporating natural materials and into their building and design strategies.

Strand bamboo flooring can be a gorgeous addition to an contemporary home design.

With its eco-friendly sustainable qualities and naturally beautiful look and texture, bamboo is rapidly becoming the trendy material to use in home and commercial developments across the United States.

Imagine how much more enticing your early morning yoga session would be when done on this floor, with this view.

A healthy mind is often the product of a healthy body.

Bamboo panels like the ones pictured here are helping college teams make a run at winning the D.O.E.'s prestigious Solar Decathlon competition.

The Solar Decathlon, a biennial competition sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy, is set to take place at the Orange County Great Park in Irvine, Calif, Oct. 3-13, 2013.


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