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By David Rockwood

ISBN-10: 1138795569

ISBN-13: 9781138795563

ISBN-10: 1138795585

ISBN-13: 9781138795587

This hugely illustrated textual content brings jointly parts that have either grown in attractiveness lately: gridshells and bamboo.

Bamboo is a fast-growing, certainly on hand, renewable source that is particularly robust and lends itself to structural functions. during this detailed textual content, David Rockwood demonstrates the viability of bamboo as a construction fabric and considers the benefits – in addition to the demanding situations – of operating with bamboo. Its homes, workability, connections, meeting, erection techniques, structural habit, and ultimate use are explored intimately via a sequence of design-build experiments and case stories from Hawai’i and Vietnam.

The simply ebook to be had at the topic, Bamboo Gridshells presents a finished creation to this rising expertise as a way to be of curiosity to a person operating within the parts of sustainable or environmental layout, ecological development, low know-how innovations, or replacement materials.

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