From Data to Design in New Bamboo

9 July, 2013
Helen Mulligan and Michael Ramage
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The worldwide search for sustainable solutions in the construction industry has turned to the possibilities of Structural Bamboo Composites. These seek to overcome the limitations of traditional bamboo building: lack of predictable performance, durability and dimensional standardisation. But basic information is lacking on many of these new products too. How then are designers to use them with confidence?