Bamboo Architecture is the Flag of Bamboo Industry
However, the economic benefit is not in the Architecture, but in the industry.
Create architecture first, then the industry will follow.
June 8- August 15, 2019. This scaled model was crafted 1:10 for HUST, in Anji, 2019. Photograph by Wei Zijie 魏子杰.
Photograph taken during its construction process after crafting the 1:10 scaled model.
Writing about music is like dancing about architecture. -F. Kafka
Two hyperbolic paraboloids connected by central tension .18m high. 37m inner span. Shandong, China. In progress.
Front view. 2018. Two hyperbolic paraboloids creating a gate.
Duck cocoon shelters made up of local bamboo in rural Lin'an. Volunteer experience with Southeast University 东南大学。2014.
Made out of moso bamboo in Hubei province, China, 2017. This bridge interprete the fish truss learned from the Guadua in Colombia.
Location: Hubei, China. Budget: 3,500 USD. Material: Local moso bamboo. Span: 9.5m ---------------------------- This design is based on the "Fish Beam". Developed in Germany in the 19th century. The lack of wood during industrial revolution obligated to think what could they do with 15 cm diameter woods. 1970's Reforestation began in Europe. 1990's Jorg Stamm interpreted it with Guadua in Colombia. 2018 We are using local moso during the revitalization of Chinese traditional villages.
Profoundly thankful for the opportunity provided by John Shao at University of HongKong, and Xavier Pino, one of the few highest standards in construction with bamboo in the world. Incredible physical experience yet intelectual, planning and execution of structural experiments with Moso Bamboo, the more productive bamboo variety of China. Could be really useful to develop architecture for rural tourism in remote sub-developed regions deep in the bamboo forests of Ancient China. 2016.
As crazy as it sounds, the structure of a bridge can be tested in smaller scales before its construction. Do it.
Is a Bamboo (Dendrocalamus Asper) version of the original concrete/steel project of Mexican Artist Abraham Cruzvillegas. A structure within the proportion of the famous Fibonacci number as a temporary installation for the Botanical Garden Culiacan, the more important botanical garden of Latin America. Area: 15mx17.5m x 17.5m 2013. Culiacan, Mexico.
Construction Training directed by Jorg Stamm. Location: Colombia 2011. Material: Bamboo Guada Angustifolia.
This is the third version of the Area X scaled model. 2016. Wuhan, China.
Location: Rural Hubei. Status: idea Design: 谭刚毅, Daniel Stamatis. Time: Oct. 2016-Jan 2017. Material: Moso Bamboo. Area: 300m2
Low cost, reversible construction experiment. 建筑师 见微知筑 + 安道普合 地址 郑家山, 青石镇, 蕲春县, 湖北, 中国 设计团队 谭刚毅. Daniel, 谢龙, 陈博 施工 当地村民，工作室研究生（陈博、谢龙、Daniel） 业主 谦益农业（湖北）有限公司 建筑面积 272.0 平面 项目年份 2017 Featuring in ArchiDaily:Go to link
Anji, 2019. This scaled model was crafted during the search of a new architecture for the bamboo sea of Anji.
Coaching bachelor students who never worked with bamboo before. 40 Days of design in Wuhan, 5 days of construction in Guangzhou. China, 2018. School of Architecture and Urban Planning HUST Huazhong University of Science and Technology.
Guangzhou, 2018. Final result of our students. We coach them for a month, then they build their first bamboo structure of their lives.
English: Latin Bird Cross. 2012. In Mazatlan, Mexico, one of the more beautiful touristic beaches in the world. Proposal to keep the Christ shape as symbol of a country that 95% of population is catholic. But giving a combination with the regional sea birds that habit the beaches. ////////////////////// Model: Nash, Illustrations: Alexander Leyva, Manager: Anubis. Collaboration: Ernesto Rios.
The Amazon Victoria is the biggest aquatic lirio in the world. Botanical Garden Culiacan take extremely care of the nursing to guarantee its life in the park. This is a collaborative program to build the proper greenhouse for Amazon Victoria's nursing, by the garden's community. Jun 2012.
2014, Lin'an, China.
Hybrid space indoor/outdoor Zen Garden. 2009. 16m2. Para matrimonio joven Venezolano radicando en Monterrey NuevoLeon. Mexico.
"The scale does not make sense in terms of what the senses perceive". Roberto Nunez, Celia Arredondo. 2006.
Located in the Danyang High Tech Ecological Park, is the main central pavilion. It is a gigantic microchip manufactured in outdoor bamboo deck and cutting pieces to draw a real gigantic microchip among the trees.
Plan to integrate segregated areas of the city, utilizing among other element, bamboo farms for local production. Directed by Rena Overgaard Porsen ITESM. Quintana Roo, Mexico. 2007.
Masterplan concept for University campus in Monterrey Mexico. Academical individual project. Tutored by Agustin Landa Vertiz www.landaarquitectos.com Size: 1km x .5km Idea: Since the land is multi-levels ocilating from 0 to 50 in some traditional very complicated land to build on, the idea will be to build building-bridges that connect the separated lands while putting the program utilization literally in the air, letting the available land be gardens.
Frank Lloyd Wright's vision of a Living City (1958) over the agricultural fields of Sinaloa, Mexico (2012). Among other things, it is a 4,000 hectares community in Northwest Mexico provided by Offshore Wind energy from the Californian Gulf park, and headquarters of bamboo production in Mexico. Master Thesis in Landscape Architecture. Nanjing Forestry University 南京林业大学。 Jun 2016.
Type: Book Editorial. Content: Art concepts. 2015. Nanjing.
Ecologic, Efficient, & Elegant.
Chronology of works in Spain, Mexico, China and Colombia. 2006-2016.