Architectural studio Alexis Dornier has recently completed a tropical treehouse escape dubbed Lift that's located in Penestanan, on the outskirts of Ubud, Bali. Guests can sleep amid the treetops in a luxurious eco-structure.
Balinese architecture firm Ibuku continues to build out its impressive portfolio of incredible bamboo hotels, with the completion of a new riverside retreat near Ubud. Named River Bend, it appears like a pair of golden snails tucked in alongside a winding river.
The team behind the Green Village has been bending bamboo into spectacular luxury villas in the Balinese jungle for years, so New Atlas ventured into the island's heartland to see how the pioneering architects at Ibuku are changing perceptions of this wildly abundant material.