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Sustainable buildings created from bamboo

Sustainable buildings created from bamboo | Top CAD Experts updates | Scoop.it
What’s happening right now?Much of the urban world is looking for sustainable housing solutions for the ever congesting urban spaces.

The use of conventional concrete material has proved to be a burden on environment and a costly option for underdeveloped areas.

Interestingly, it has also been acknowledged that bamboo can be a solution to many of these urban woes. This material is cheap, long lasting, earthquake resistant, and easily available.

Bamboo houses provide a natural ambiance to the occupants and leads to less consumption of electricity. They also have a long life of about 30-years, if maintained regularly...


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Fabián Salazar Bazúa's curator insight, March 11, 2013 7:12 PM

Construcciones con Bambú. Sustentabilidad en todo su esplendor.

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Green Megastructures: Tower of Power by NL Architects

Green Megastructures: Tower of Power by NL Architects | Top CAD Experts updates | Scoop.it

The Dutch firms NL Architects have designed Tower of Power as one of their entries in the Taiwan Tower Competition, integrating sustainable technologies into the structure. The high-rise is a combination of a windmill and an observation tower, with a design that aims at altering future wind energy generator structures and changes the concept of tourist towers.


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