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.
(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.