Building With BambooeBook - 2012
Traditionally a building material of hot climate zones in Asia and Latin America, bamboo is increasingly discovered by architects of the Northern hemisphere as well. It is lightweight, highly elastic and ductile, and in addition offers qualities especially in demand in an era of limited resources, renewability and abundant availability. Architects and engineers have significantly widened the applications of bamboo in recent years and today even wide-span bridges can be built from it. Impressed with its technical and aesthetic possibilities, European, Japanese and North American architects have.
Publisher: Basel : Birkhäuser, ©2012
Characteristics: 1 online resource (160 pages) : color illustrations
Alternative Title: Subtitle on cover: Design and technology of a sustainable architecture