Outubro 2019 vol. 6 num. 3 - 7º Simpósio Design Sustentável

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Learning from Bamboo: Building a Bamboo Structure Collectively

Silva, Julia Teles da ; Farbiarz, Jackeline Lima ; Silvasy, Tiare ;

Artigo completo:

In this article, we explain the experience of building a bamboo garden house out of Bambusa oldhamii in Central Florida. We define the bamboo’s characteristics – a strong, fast-growing and lightweight material and the best way to harvest it. And we explain the design process of the structure, that is freestanding and the connections are done with lashing. The learning and building process is described and we understand this experience as an opportunity to learn how to think in a systemic way, having Buckminster Fuller as a reference. The choice of using a local and renewable material and building in a collective way are all part of the design.

Artigo completo:

Palavras-chave: Bamboo Design; Collective Design; Local Materials; Freestanding Structure; Lashing; Lightweight,


DOI: 10.5151/7dsd-1.2.023

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Como citar:

Silva, Julia Teles da; Farbiarz, Jackeline Lima; Silvasy, Tiare; "Learning from Bamboo: Building a Bamboo Structure Collectively", p. 243-254 . In: . São Paulo: Blucher, 2019.
ISSN 2318-6968, DOI 10.5151/7dsd-1.2.023

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