Aerial shot of Panyaden's bamboo Sports Hall. Photo by CLA.

Panyaden’s bamboo Sports Hall and Assembly Hall, designed by Chiangmai Life Architects (CLA) to withstand earthquakes and other natural forces, has been receiving international press coverage recently on online architecture, design, sustainable living, lifestyle magazines and weblogs; the latest is from Highsnobiety, an online lifestyle news website. Read the article here and our previous post on our blog about coverage on Inhabitat, ArchDaily and other architecture/design websites.

(Above: aerial photo of the Sports Hall by CLA. More photos of Panyaden’s Sports Hall here; update of the building’s construction progress on our blog image gallery. )