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Fasterner-Free, Re-usable Bamboo Structural System by Penda //

For less-developed areas where shipping containers are harder to come by and materials are scarce, a new option utilizing bamboo and rope has emerged thanks to the Beijing-based architecture firm Penda.

(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.

Bamboo Joints and Joinery Techniques

How to join bamboo and what are the best bamboo joints? Well first of, it is important to know a few basics principles about joining bamboo before discussing the different joinery techniques.

Instead of shading plants, this design could be modified to provide shade and an area to rest. Like a bamboo hobbit house with a mosquito net

Dicas de paisagismo e jardinagem com bambu

Bamboo Lashing Techniques (1/4)

Bamboo Lashing Techniques

bamboo construction

Inspiring Pictures Ideas For Excellent Bamboo Architecture By Vo Trong Nghia : Extraordinary Mexican Bamboo Architecture Design Ideas With Natural Wood Dining Table Feats Chairs

This geometric bamboo structure is not located in Asia or in the tropics, but in the rather unexpected locale of Goshen, Indiana. American architecture practice De Leon & Primmer created the Mason Lane Farm Operations Facility as their entry into the 2010 World Architecture Festival. It houses farm equipment, hay and other stored goods. The bamboo stalks were laid out in a lattice grid fashion and assembled using galvanized rebar wire ties, providing perforated walls that let the wind dry…

Building with Bamboo: 13 Super Sustainable Structures

RACHEL COOPER = Bamboo is an extremely strong and versatile plant that is a natural eco- friendly resource. It requires no pesticides to grow and relies on natural rainfall or moisture from the soil. It can be used for just about anything from buildings to boats and hand crafted furniture. The possibilities are endless but is is a great alternative for many creative artists and architects to consider.

Bamboo Buildings by Andry Widyowijatnoko

Musical/ sensory bamboo structure. Make music as you walk through it!

"Bamboo spiral: This gives an unusual auditory experience to anyone who ventures into the ‘forest’ of hanging bamboo poles - a version of surround sound!" - Sounds and Senses ≈≈ it's like an enormous wind chime.

Two restaurants and a circular event center are being designed in "Jardines de Mexico", a new botanical garden near Cuernavaca, Mexico (by Vo Trong Nghia Architects)

Two restaurants and a circular event center are being designed in "Jardines de Mexico", a new botanical garden near Cuernavaca, Mexico (by Vo Trong Nghia Architects)