Pushing boundaries with bamboo
September 28, 2023 – While steel and concrete have long dominated the construction sector, bamboo is increasingly seen as an attractive alternative. Thanks to its combination of strength, flexibility and environmental friendliness, bamboo is fast becoming the material of choice for those eager to push the boundaries of sustainable architecture. At the end of September, the website Arch Daily published the first part of a series on the use of bamboo as a construction material. The article is based on the e-book series ‘Bamboo Structures’ and covers the structural design process behind the Luum Temple in Mexico.