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Hi!

I'm Chus Daniel Stamatis

The bamboo model-making animal, creator of chusdoit.com

Chus is an international award-winning bamboo architect based in Mexico. His mission is to help individuals, businesses, and organizations to design with bamboo to its potential. 

Chronology

1983 -  Born in Guadalajara, Mexico.

2000 -  English studies. MRC. Calgary, Canada.

2004 -  Design studies. BAC. Barcelona, Spain.

2007 -  First bamboo project ever. Quintana Roo, Mexico.

2008 -  Bachelor in Architecture. ITESM. Monterrey, Mexico.

2008 -  Construction supervisor. Vela Ruiz. Monterrey, Mexico.

2009Design business. Culiacan, Mexico.

​​2010 - Member of "Bambues y Forestales de Mexico A.C."

2011 -  Bamboo construction training. Jorg Stamm. Cali, Colombia. 

2012  - Certified. Bamboo cultivation, processing & utilization. CBRC. China.

2013  - Jasmine Scholarship recipient. China.

2013  - chusdoit.com 

2016  - Master Degree in Landscape Architecture. NJFU. Nanjing, China.

2016  - CSC China Scholarship Council recipient. China.

2017  - AA Architectural Association Visiting School. Wuhan, China. 

2018  - 1st Prize. Architectural Innovation & Rural Vitalization Awards. China. 

2020  - PhD in Architecture. HUST. Wuhan, China. 

Recent activity

Travel, Work & Social

1st Prize for the Area X project.

Architectural Design Innovation Competition. China. December, 2018.

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Thesis proposal, formal presentation.

School of Architecture and Urban Planning,

Huazhong University of Science and Technology.

Wuhan, China. March, 2019.

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Crafting bamboo model scale 1:10

Interpreting into a bamboo construction system the desires of the HUST team, who had no experience on bamboo architecture. August, 2019.

University sharing on Critical Architecture in rural China.

Wuhan. China. May, 2018.

Discussing the Gate project, in a region where English is exotic.

Shandong. China. April, 2018.

Ready to begin new rural project.

Hubei. China. Jan, 2018.

Christmas visiting school.

Wuhan, China. Dec, 2017.

With PhD supervisor Prof. 谭刚毅, discussing the Area X project through scale models.

HUST. Wuhan, China. Nov, 2016.

Visiting the Area X project's site for the first time, before design.  

Hubei, China. Oct, 2016.

Roofing duck shelter.

LinAn, Zhejiang. China. April, 2015.

Two Mexicans opening the Bamboo CBRC ceremony.

Hangzhou, China. Aug, 2012.

Training bamboo construction directed by Jorg Stamm.

Colombia, 2011.

Chus' Community

Adjacent fields that support our bamboo landscape architecture practice

BIMmx

Ridiculously efficient. They integrate all the disciplines into Architect of Record services and work with the best consultants to deliver great developments. They offer Design-Build and Design-Bid-Build services as all-in-one contractors to deliver design, documentation, pre-construction and construction through our umbrella. BIMmx also delivers data-driven, value-engineering, cost-consulting, project management, and pre-construction services for complex projects.

Adaptive Architecture

Adaptive Architecture is a Chinese studio based in HUST University, Wuhan, and leaded by Professor Tan Gangyi. This design practice connects university students to real projects, clients and constructions, in both city and countryside. Adaptive Architecture is mainly interested in conservation of culture heritage and revitalization of ancient tradition in China. '

AENDOM

AENDOM is simply the best on making incredible storytelling artwork. If it was not enough, he also shares his processes for educational purposes. Aendom makes one project per month, including the artwork and tutorial. Check it out!.

Grupo Pachuca

GP is one of the more important business groups of Mexico. The group counts with 5 professional football teams in three different countries. Because of their visionary business model, the group is considered as a positive reference for many.