David Rockwood's Bamboo Gridshells PDF

By David Rockwood

This hugely illustrated textual content brings jointly components that have either grown in reputation in recent times: gridshells and bamboo.

Bamboo is a fast-growing, clearly on hand, renewable source that is rather robust and lends itself to structural purposes. during this specific 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 houses, workability, connections, meeting, erection techniques, structural habit, and ultimate use are explored intimately via a chain of design-build experiments and case experiences from Hawai’i and Vietnam.

The purely publication to be had at the topic, Bamboo Gridshells presents a finished creation to this rising expertise so as to be of curiosity to a person operating within the parts of sustainable or environmental layout, ecological building, low expertise ideas, or replacement materials.

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