Building with Bamboo & for earthquake protection
Here is a list of bamboo resources associated with building with bamboo primarily for earthquakes however these techniques apply for bulding with bamboo generally.
These bamboo building techniques can also be used for strengthening your buildings and reducing bamboo building costs..
Building with Bamboo Videos
A series of 40 videos showing designs and different building techniques for many types and uses of bamboo
A great simple indonesian video on how to build a strong bamboo shelter or home that is earthquake proof.
Why build a bamboo home and how good is it ? Heres some great reasons and examples
The French doing a load test of a simple bamboo wall and showing bamboo to be above requirements for earthquake building codes. They are very happy with results! You could be to.
Some Website Links
Some more great reasons to think about building with bamboo
Method of joining bamboo trusses with hemp wrapped cement
Another Method of joining bamboo trusses with a new material called Ceramicrete
Reinforcing Concrete with Bamboo
Reinforce concrete with Bamboo l
This is a very good analysis of structural damage caused by earthquakes using site examples. Then shows methods and proof of advantages of using bamboo to reinforce concrete.
An early paper from 1966 about reinforcing bamboo with concrete from U. S. NAVAL CIVIL ENGINEERING LABAORATORY.
Book on Building with Bamboo
A recommended book on building with bamboo by Jules J.A. Janssen