1469 (10") Connections. Category 10: Pavilions, Conference Centers, Roof Structures
Mehran Gharaati & Andi Struga: Quebec, Canada
The approach is to create a type of connection that wont pierce the bamboo pole, in order to maintain optimum strength. After experimentation with a few connecting styles, a cone and brace connector was developed. A retractable bamboo roof was designed for a Metro station in downtown Montreal.