Bamboo U: Build & Design Course December

Date 07 Dec 2018 02:00 PM - 18 Dec 2018 04:00 PM Location The Kul Kul Farm RSVP

Join Bamboo U, a bamboo building course to learn how to build and design with bamboo. Follow a detailed curriculum, learn about the life cycle of bamboo buildings, from sustainable forestry to design and construction. Each topic is supported by both theoretical lectures and practical workshops. Learn from a team of academic lecturers and master builders. The course is about engaging with bamboo as a building material and immersing oneself both intellectually and kinesthetically to create a cohesive understanding of how to best apply bamboo to any context. Every course offers the opportunity to build full-scale structures and to develop design skills that will help inform your own personal design project.

PROMINENT FEATURES OF THE WORKSHOP/ SKILLS DEVELOPED

  • Engaging with engineers, designers and scientists about the potentials and limitations of bamboo
  • Hands-on experience building full scale bamboo structures
  • Approaches to biophilic design and organic representations
  • General engineering principles
  • Bamboo forestry management and sustainable harvesting
  • The art of traditional bamboo carpentry
  • The evolution of bamboo architecture at Green School
  • Visits to the IBUKU design office and bamboo factory

ELIGIBILITY AND APPLICATIONS

The workshop is open to ages 18 +, and is tailored for people studying or working in the  fields of design, architecture, engineering, construction, carpentry and for anyone inspired by bamboo and looking for ways to create a better world!

ACCOMMODATION

The course fee includes accommodation in our shared Bamboo Lodge. It includes composting toilets and hot outdoor showers.  If you are a couple or simply prefer private accommodation we offer upgrades to private accomodations at the Magang Lodge. To find out about other rental options, email stephany@bamboou.com, she will be pleased to help you.

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December 7-18, 2018 11 Day Bamboo Intensive