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Bamboo Joints and Joinery Techniques

(row1) Beams formed by 4 or 6 members. The top row is separated from the bottom with bamboo/ wood slats so that the upper bamboos do not slide over the lower. (row2) Central double rafter. Wide range of applications in the construction of bridges & structures for rural facilities. (row3) Lateral double rafter. Each rafters secured independently at the side support & each other. Often used in rural bridges & structures. (row4) Lateral double rafters. Often as central support of bridges/sheds.

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Marek Keppl & Toma Korec: Slovak Republic Using the parabolic curve and bamboo’s natural flexibility, these designers have created a lightweight structure and a pleasant, light filled environment for people to gather. Rainwater runs down the outside surface of the membrane on the conic cylinders and into retaining canals in the foundation.

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This sculptural bamboo entrance designed for a Chinese flower garden was the first-ever project by architecture studio Penda, who this week unveiled a concept for a modular bamboo hotel

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Bamboo Structure Project / Pouya Khazaeli Parsa

Completed in 2009 by Pouya Khazaeli Parsa in Iran. Images by Pouya Khazaeli Parsa. This project is dedicated to a student of mine who didn’t know how to create a dome! The student in question was ta...

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