SUSTAINABILITY: Biodegradable car made from rattan and bamboo.

10. April 2020 | Material | via

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The Phoenix is a concept car, with a biodegradable body built from rattan and bamboo (Credit: Kenneth Cobonpue)

According to an article on, Cobonpue and Birkner built the two-seater Phoenix in just ten days. Besides the bamboo and rattan, some steel and carbon fiber were also used in its construction. Although it has no motor, Birkner told us that they plan to add one, and are currently collaborating with engineers on the details.