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2007 International Bamboo Building Design Competition
An Architecture Design Competition of Structural Bamboo Buildings
Bamboo Research - Structural and Design Books available through
Grow Your Own House, by Simon Velez and Bamboo Architecture.
The books presents the historical significance of bamboo and the focus is on the work of Simon Velez, who comes from Colombia, and is one of the world's most renown contemporary architects working with bamboo. Includes documentation on his Zeri Pavilion at Expo 2000 in Hanover Germany.
Bamboo Style, by Gale Beth Goldberg.
With a forward by Linda Garland. "Bamboo is sacred. It embodies the interconnectedness of all life on this planet". The bamboo projects in this book will inspire you to create more designs of your own. The resource directory facilitates connections to designers, manufacturers, artists, suppliers and bamboo organizations.
New Bamboo, Architecture and Design, by Marcelo Villegas.
Covers recent scientific advance in the use of guadua bamboo in architecture, furniture and craftswork. Among the most striking are works of the Colombian architect Simon Velez, whose buildings have won international attention. This is a reference work for anyone interested in the new architectural uses of guadua bamboo.
Greenberg Treehouses in Paradise, by David Greenberg.
Fantasy Designs for the 21st Century.
This new book about the 2001 International Treehouse Competition shows the designs of the 100 winners in full color with models, drawings and descriptions by the designers. Released in May 2006 by Abrams Publishers, New York.
Kahn Home Work, Handbuilt Shelter, by Lloyd Kahn.
This unique book of homes, builders, dreamers, dwellers, and doers is the result of Lloyd Kahn's thirty year odyssey shooting photos and gathering information about builders around the world. There are 1100 photos and 300 drawings, all illustrating buildings assembled by human hands, including bamboo buildings.
How to Build with Bamboo, by Jo Sheer.
19 Projects you can do at home. Each page shows how you can bring this ancient plant, with a long tradition as a building material, into your own home. Projects include gifts, home furniture and accessories such as lamp, screen door and bed frame and outside garden structures such as waterspout, fence and garden gate.
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