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Bamboo is one of the oldest construction materials on the planet, especially popular in the regions where this plant grows in abundance.
Bamboo has the image of being a building material of the poorer class. However, in Europe this is now starting to change.
Guadua bamboo bridges in Colombia by Jorg Stamm. A report about the construction of these earthquake resistant masterpieces.
Bamboo is an extraordinary product of nature. The hollow internodes make it an extremely light, strong and an elastic building material.
Bamboo could accommodate mycelium growth and become a solid material. Mycelium infill increases compressive strength, fire and pest resistance.
Designers: Mikaela Pearson + Juan Jose Reyna Monrreal
These guidelines provide good practices for the design and construction of bamboo scaffolds commonly used in Hong Kong.
Rhizome based propagation is a traditional and most commonly practiced form of bamboo propagation.
This study maps nearly 400 individual bamboo species that occur naturally within the forests of Africa, Madagascar and the Americas.
This study provides information for planning conservation and management of wild populations of bamboo in the Asia-Pacific region.
The Vertical Soak Diffusion method is a safe and efficient method to obtain well treated bamboo culms.
A report on treated vs. untreated bamboo canes to study the impact of termite attacks after burying bamboo samples for 8 months.
Bamboo poles can be tied together using any of the traditional lashing knots, such as the round lashing, diagonal lashing, etc.
This report tries to show, how problems are solved in several examples of different bamboo connections and joints.
Bamboo charcoal, is a sort of porous material with excellent adsorption, electromagnetic shielding, and infrared emitting capacity.
A report on material properties and market perspectives for Guadua and Moso bamboo used in outdoor applications.
Author: Valentijn de Vos
To produce bamboo paper, the green, outer layer of the stem is peeled off and only the inside is retained for use.
With this ebook and the bamboo flute making instructions you can be making high quality, musically tuned bamboo flutes in no time!