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JOB OPPORTUNITY IN OUR BAMBOO FAMILY

JOB OPPORTUNITY IN OUR BAMBOO FAMILY

We are happy to share these wonderful opportunities with you! There are 3 job opportunities listed below: BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER AT PT BAMBOO PURE PROJECT MANAGER AT PT BAMBU BAMBU PROJECT ADMIN AT PT BAMBU BAMBU Please read carefully as you scroll down and make...

BAMBOO U X AALBORG UNIVERSITY COLLABORATION, PART 2

BAMBOO U X AALBORG UNIVERSITY COLLABORATION, PART 2

Unlike other articles where we delve into students’ projects from past Bamboo U Courses or into the world of bamboo construction, the following article is the second of two written by Leonie and Santa, AAU Denmark MSc Architecture Engineering students. Leonie comes...

5 UNIQUE CARPENTRY PROJECTS BUILT DURING BAMBOO U

5 UNIQUE CARPENTRY PROJECTS BUILT DURING BAMBOO U

A month ago, we wrote an article about the Top 5 Chair Designs Built during Bamboo U, which made us think about all the other types of carpentry projects which have been built over the years at Bamboo U. It made us realise that we have had a wide range of creative...

THE BAMBOO ARCHITECT’S MODEL MAKING KIT

THE BAMBOO ARCHITECT’S MODEL MAKING KIT

Bamboo model making is the art of creating scaled versions of a real-life bamboo structure or project during the design development stages of a project. It is the most important skill a bamboo architect needs to have. With the right bamboo model, the architect can...

STUDENT PROJECT: THE BAMBOO OVERLOOK

STUDENT PROJECT: THE BAMBOO OVERLOOK

Student Name: Preston Hartwick Name of Project: The Overlook Attended Bamboo U Online Immersion 2021 May Country: Hong Kong Profession: Architect, Urban Farming Hi, my name is Preston. Originally born in the US, I grew up in Hong Kong and have always enjoyed building...

TOP 5 CHAIR DESIGNS BUILT DURING BAMBOO U

TOP 5 CHAIR DESIGNS BUILT DURING BAMBOO U

During our courses, we are continuously amazed by the creativity and ingenuity of our participants. Whether online or in-person, the Bamboo U participants have always brought a wealth of both knowledge and artistry to the world of bamboo design and construction. With...

BAMBOO U X AALBORG UNIVERSITY COLLABORATION PART 1

BAMBOO U X AALBORG UNIVERSITY COLLABORATION PART 1

Unlike other articles where we delve into students’ projects from past Bamboo U Courses or into the world of bamboo construction, the following article is the first of two written by Leonie and Santa, AAU Denmark MSc Architecture engineering students. Leonie comes...

STUDENT PROJECT: BUILDING A BAMBOO VILLAGE PAVILLION

STUDENT PROJECT: BUILDING A BAMBOO VILLAGE PAVILLION

Student Name: Leticia Matos Asilis Name of Project: Building a Bamboo Village Pavilion Bamboo U Course Attended: Bamboo U Online Immersion May 2021  Country: Dominican Republic Work/ University: Architectural assistant at ARCHLABS / Pontificia Universidad Católica...

5 SURPRISING COUNTRIES THAT ARE GROWING BAMBOO

5 SURPRISING COUNTRIES THAT ARE GROWING BAMBOO

Over the last 20 to 30 years, bamboo has weaved itself into our day-to-day lives, wherever one might be. Whether in your neighbour’s garden hedges or during a rainforest trek in South America, you will most likely have encountered bamboo at some point in your life. In...

STUDENT PROJECT: A BAMBOO CLIMB WALL CENTRE IN MALAYSIA

STUDENT PROJECT: A BAMBOO CLIMB WALL CENTRE IN MALAYSIA

Student Name: Hui Larn Chew Name of Project: A Bamboo Climb Wall Centre in Malaysia Bamboo U Course Attended: Bamboo Online Immersion May 2021 My name is Hui Larn and I am an architect from Malaysia. I have worked in Hong Kong on a few commercial projects in the past...

STUDENT PROJECT: BUILDING A SMALL BAMBOO STRUCTURE IN HOLLAND

STUDENT PROJECT: BUILDING A SMALL BAMBOO STRUCTURE IN HOLLAND

Student Name: Jelle Hamers Name of Project: Building a Small Bamboo Structure in Holland Year attended Bamboo U Online Immersion:  February 2021 Country:  The Netherlands Profession/ University: Yacht builder   My name is Jelle Hamers and I live in Amsterdam, the...

WORKSHOP: THE BASICS OF BAMBOO

WORKSHOP: THE BASICS OF BAMBOO

Bamboo U collaborated with Ubud Writers & Readers Festival on 16th October 2021 to present a half day workshop: the Basics of Bamboo. This was our first in-person bamboo workshop in almost two years and it was a great success. Everyone had a great time learning...

STUDENT PROJECT: BUILDING A BAMBOO HOME IN LOMBOK

STUDENT PROJECT: BUILDING A BAMBOO HOME IN LOMBOK

Student Name: Margarete Hilfinger Name of Project: Building a Home out of Bamboo Bamboo U Course Attended: Bamboo U Online Immersion May 2021 Country: Switzerland Profession: Architect  University: Diploma in Architecture, University of Applied Sciences, Konstanz,...

THE 5 TOOLS YOU NEED FOR TRADITIONAL BAMBOO CARPENTRY

THE 5 TOOLS YOU NEED FOR TRADITIONAL BAMBOO CARPENTRY

Traditional bamboo carpentry is at the heart of the many structures we have designed here in Bali. Without our skilled carpenters and craftsmen, we would not have been able to design and build the buildings which populate Green School, Green Village and our very own...

STUDENT PROJECT: A BAMBOO TRAINING CENTRE IN GHANA

STUDENT PROJECT: A BAMBOO TRAINING CENTRE IN GHANA

Student Name: Federico Antonelli Nationality: Italian Age: 25 years old University: Master Degree Building-Engineering and Architecture, Polytechnic of Milan Name of Project: A Bamboo Training Centre in Ghana Year attended Bamboo U Online Immersion February 2021 ...

PREPARING AND SELECTING YOUR BAMBOO FOR CONSTRUCTION

PREPARING AND SELECTING YOUR BAMBOO FOR CONSTRUCTION

After weeks of designing, model making and planning, you are ready to begin the construction phase of your bamboo project. It is now time to get some bamboo, bring it to your site and start placing it into your structure. And though breaking ground on a bamboo project...

STUDENT PROJECT: BUILDING A BAMBOO MOSQUE IN PAKISTAN

STUDENT PROJECT: BUILDING A BAMBOO MOSQUE IN PAKISTAN

Student Name: Annum Qureshi Name of Project: Building a Bamboo Mosque in Pakistan Course attending: The Bamboo Online Immersion: February, 2021 Country: Pakistan Profession/ University: Architect   I am Annum Qureshi, an architect from Karachi, Pakistan and I...

ALUMNI PROJECT: A BAMBOO RESORT IN THE PHILIPPINES

ALUMNI PROJECT: A BAMBOO RESORT IN THE PHILIPPINES

Over the years since we’ve launched Bamboo U we have seen students join us from all around the world. Many join with the intention of starting their own bamboo project. We have seen bamboo education centres, play spaces, bamboo eco-hotels and restaurants being built...

5 ESSENTIAL BOOKS ABOUT BAMBOO

5 ESSENTIAL BOOKS ABOUT BAMBOO

Throughout our Bamboo U Courses, both online and in-person, we frequently get asked which books we recommend to go deeper into bamboo design and construction. And though there are many books about bamboo, few provide sufficient information to help a beginner in bamboo...

A STEP BY STEP GUIDE FOR BUILDING FOUNDATIONS FOR A BAMBOO STRUCTURE

A STEP BY STEP GUIDE FOR BUILDING FOUNDATIONS FOR A BAMBOO STRUCTURE

Foundations are one of the most important structural elements in the bamboo building process. Foundations keep the building protected against natural forces and calamities such as earthquakes, floods and strong winds. The strength and stability of the building relies...

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