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2016 Bamboo in the Urban Environment Symposium

The University of Pittsburgh hosted an important symposium which addressed the global challenges of urbanization and resilience in the face of natural hazards and climate change through facilitating the use of a bamboo. View the presentations from this link:


MIT explores bamboo's potentials

Bamboo construction has traditionally been rather straightforward: Entire stalks are used to create latticed edifices, or woven in strips to form wall-sized screens. The effect can be stunning, and also practical in parts of the world where bamboo thrives.