Harvesting a Bike Frame in One Piece

Student designer Alexander Vittouris won a design award for his bicycle made out of bamboo. What's so special about that? Vittouris shaped the frame as it grew so it needed no assembly.
July 23, 2011, 11am PDT | Tim Halbur
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Vittouris calls it a "grown vehicle".

From the project description:

"The foundation of the 'Ajiro' concept is to provide wholly sustainable personal mobility by reassessing production methods; considering the product lifecycle as a natural growth process."

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Published on Friday, July 22, 2011 in Grist
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