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You don't have to go to Colombia, then to China to learn about bamboo construction for a decade. Chus has taken that bullet for you. His mission is to help individuals, businesses, and organizations in developing countries to design bamboo architecture to their potential by giving access to valuable information in an affordable way.
Consult on topics such as:
Generalities of bamboo
Feedback for your project
How to sell bamboo architecture
Exclusive Tools / Gifts included:
5-Steps Design Process Workbook
120+ Page PDF / 4-Examples
2 Hour private session with Chus to discuss and answer your questions
Life-time Private Facebook group. To follow up and receive feedback as your projects progress.
Bonus: Client's Presentation. Template File .PPT
Chus is an international award-winning bamboo architect. He holds a Ph.D. in bamboo architecture (HUST, China), a Master in landscape architecture (NJFU, China), and a bachelor's degree in architecture (ITESM, Mexico). He also got certified by CBRC (China National Bamboo Research Center) in the cultivation, processing, and utilization of bamboo for developing countries. His methods and resources value time & trust over money, and he is totally obsessed with model-making. Chus recognizes bamboo as a global tendency and not a novelty. He takes care that the technical aspects of bamboo construction are based on a solid conceptual theory crafted from the early phase of the design.
Don't worry if you can't afford it right now
Here is enough learning material for free so you start learning right away. Later you can invest in a one-to-one session with Chus.
Bam-Bridge: The 10-Steps Construction Method
These are the instructions of how-to-build a 9.5m bridge made out of Moso Bamboo in rural Hubei, China. The construction system is known in Germany as the "Fish Beam", which is a technique learned in Colombia from German Bamboo builder, Jorg Stamm.
'Bamboo: The Gift of the Gods'. By Oscar Hidalgo Lopez.
Finally, it is a public domain book. If you had to read only one bamboo book in your life, this is it. For many, it is considered the 'bible' of bamboo. If you have it, you have to share it. Although it was published in 2003, it is still the more complete document on bamboo. Definitely a high-value PDF file.
El Inesperado Rol del Modelo a Escala en la Arquitectura con bambú
During seven years in China, we developed a type of bamboo architecture that responds exclusively to the unique mechanical properties of this material. This presentation discusses how to accelerate technology transfer through scale models. The topic is explained through stories of real projects carried out between 2016 and 2019 in China.
Deciding on Bamboo or Steel Scaffolding as Building Material in Rural China: The Area X Project
(Peer-reviewed article in English)
Although bamboo is an abundant resource in rural China, it is still rejected by villagers for architectural applications. The Area X project intended to use local bamboo as the building material but villagers chose steel scaffolding instead. Why was that? This article describes the whole decision-making process, detailing important insights on environmental consequences of such decisions.
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