(WorldKings) On December 2, 2023, in Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam), the World Records Union (WorldKings) officially awarded a new World Record certificate to “Map of Vietnam" - the bamboo toothpick artwork was conceived by architect & record holder Hoang Tuan Long. The work features 1,8m x 2,8m in size, is made of over 115.000 bamboo toothpicks, and attracted 11.898 participants over the course of 8 months in 10 locations in South, Central, and North Vietnam.
Top 100 spectacular natural landmarks of the world (P.28) Arashiyama Bamboo Grove: Rustling bamboo forest of the Storm Mountain
(WorldKings.org) Located at the foot of the Arashiyama or “Storm Mountains” in the north of the city of Kyoto, this world-famous, seemingly endless forest of swaying bamboo boughs is perfect for a relaxing retreat to nature during a stay in Japan.
(Worldkings.org) On August 27, 2022, in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, the art work "Mandala Universe" officially sets an Asian Record with the criterion “A BOARC style Bamboo stick art picture made by maximum participants (379 people)”.
(WorldKings.org) "Mandala Universe" is a unique work of art, with the Mandala as the focal point, surrounding by 379 words of the Great Compassion Mantra performed in BOARC style. Architect – Record Holder Hoang Tuan Long developed and designed this artwork, which gathered 319 volunteers to perform over the course of three months.
WORLDKINGS - Worldkings News - Asia Records Institute (ASRI) Shunan Zhuhai: Largest bamboo forest in the world
(WorldKings.org) The Shunan Bamboo Forest (Shunan Zhuhai) is a huge bamboo forest the size of which is 120 square kilometers.
WORLDKINGS - Worldkings News - Asia Records Institute (ASRI) – Poyang Lake National Nature Reserve: Home to world's longest bamboo walkway
(WorldKings.org) It's nearly five kilometers in length and three meters in width and consists of over 66,000 bamboo boards.
The impressive botanical gardens around the world (P.94) - Sagano Bamboo Forest: Where you can “listen” to the trees
(WorldKings.org) In Japan's Sagano Bamboo Forest, on the outskirts of Kyoto, towering green stalks of the famously versatile plant sway in the wind, creaking eerily they collide and twist, leaves rustling.
WORLDKINGS - Worldkings News - Asia Records Institute (ASRI) – St. Vincent Ferrer Statue: World's tallest bamboo sculpture
(Worldkings.org) The structure is made from bamboo supported by a steel frame structure in its interior. In particular, 60 tons of engineered bamboo were imported from China and 600 tons of steel were used to build the statue.
Unique architectural constructions around the world (P.40) - Flower tower (France) : Green living environment in the heart of bustling Paris
(WorldKings.org) In Paris's 17th arrondissement is a 10-story apartment building that’s so completely covered with potted plants that the building itself is invisible. Each flower pot is dense with foliage from rapidly growing bamboo plants. With 380 such irregularly spaced flower pots lining the balconies on three sides of the building, the entire apartment block appears to be a giant display of potted plants.
(WorldKings.org) Travelling the world is quite a thrilling experience, and trains, cars, planes and buses aren’t the only way to get around. There are lots of other unique and unusual modes of transport from around the world.