The Japanese used to scream „Banzai“ as a battle cry. When the designers Eugenio Levis and Marcelo Eleta say Banzai we should not be worried. Banzai Boards is a new board sports company that kicks off with bamboo-based boards. The many long-boards we spotted demonstrates the desire for alternative mobility in a heavy traffic Buenos Aires.
Note: The Materials Café is a special show for innovative materials presented at the Hanover Fair 2011. From 4-8 April 2011, selected interviews at the Metropolitan Design Center in Buenos Aires were live-transmitted at the Materials Café in Germany.