Tag: bamboo

Construction Processes, Design

Bamboo in Architecture: Same Material, Different Uses

May 8, 2023

Via: ArchDaily

If we were to design an ideal building material, it would look like bamboo. At least, that’s what Neil Thomas, director of the London-based structural engineering firm Atelier One, claims. Its tubular shape, vascular bundles, fast growth rate, and ease […]


Visualizing heat flow in bamboo could help design more energy-efficient and fire-safe buildings

November 13, 2019

Via: Construction News ScienceDaily

Modified natural materials will be an essential component of a sustainable future, but first a detailed understanding of their properties is needed. The way heat flows across bamboo cell walls has been mapped using advanced scanning thermal microscopy, providing a […]