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The Definitive Guide to Bamboo Construction

Sustainability through modern bamboo construction.

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If homes in Caldas are being constructed with asbestos, and susceptible to damage in the event of a mudslide or during periods of  La Niña, for example, when there are unexpected floods, then the best alternative seems to be bamboo construction. This handbook provides an excellent guide to sustainable bamboo construction:

Another accomplished architect that happens to be a supporter of the bamboo movement hails from Caldas. Born in Caldas,  Simón Vélez is now a leading advocate of bamboo construction.



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Reminds me of the Green School in Bali, which is entirely built out of bamboo:

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