Green School in Bali

All-Bamboo Ecological Architecture in Bali

Green School is a private school located in central Bali, with a big difference. The school or oftentimes referred to as ‘The Green Campus’ features an ecologically-sustainable design throughout – all structures are made up of locally grown, treated and manufactured bamboo. The brainchild of Bali-based jewellery designer John Hardy, the school showcases over 70 large bamboo structures, including a bridge over the Ayung River valley connecting the school to its main entrance.

Tours are available that enables you to see up close and admire the massive structures, as well as learn about the sustainability projects within. These include renewable energy using a hydroelectric vortex generator and solar cells at specific points around the campus. The main structure, nicknamed ‘The Heart of the School’, serves as centrepiece with its swirling rooftop design over a massive 60m long build on bamboo stilts.

Read More

Other highlights include an organic permaculture farm, a ‘living foods’ lab and a bird sanctuary. English speaking tours, led by staff and volunteering teachers, are held from 14:45 on weekdays and 10:30 on the weekends, and start from IDR 160,000 (USD 12) per adult (kids under five are free to join). All proceeds go to the school’s Local Scholars Programme, which supports local students.

Those interested in eco-friendly practices and sustainable architecture should have Green School among their list of must-visits in Bali. It will surely inspire with the wonderful properties of bamboo put into real and beautiful use. Visiting lecturers include great world figures, from Jane Goodall to Philip Zimbardo. It will simply make you feel to want to enrol and go back to elementary grade again.

Green School Bali

Hide Map Show Map
Rate This Place: ( votes)

Tours You May Like

Related Pages

Top 10 Kids Activities

10 Things to Do with Kids

Bali is a veritable treasure trove of adventures and activities fit for the whole family. Bali offers so much fun and Read More...

Top 10 Best Nature Resorts and Eco Retreats in Bali

10 Best Nature Resorts and Eco Retreats

Enjoy a Bali holiday experience that is close to nature, in exotic locations and away from the common crowds with these Read More...

Top 10 Things to Do in Bali

Top 10 Things to Do in Bali

Overwhelmed by Bali's multitude of offerings? Narrowing down the choice of where to go and what to see may prove Read More...

Bali Paintball Arena

Bali Paintball Arena

Enjoying leisure and peace time in Bali? Enter Bali’s most awesome ‘battlefield’ and ‘go to war’ in a safe and fun way Read More...

Gitgit Waterfall

Take an easy trek into the green scenery and cool settings of this popular waterfall in North Bali, with its towering Read More...

10 Best Hotels in Candidasa

Add these best hotels in Candidasa onto your top lists for the selection of the most ideal places to stay on Bali’s most Read More...

Hotels.com

Talk to us!

Help us keep this site up-to-date by sending us your comments:


Loading...