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Low-cost Bamboo-based Houses

Technology Transfer Models
Low-cost Bamboo-based Houses





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bamboo, housing, building, construction, development

This TOTEM on the producttion and distribution of low-cost bamboo-based houses has been produced by the charity Viviendas del Hogar de Cristo (Houses of Christ), Guayaquil, Ecuador. It is intended to illustrate not only the technology of house production, by Hogar de Cristo’s successful experiences in making houses available to the poorest and most needy families at prices they can afford. Thus the model covers both house production and the selection and sales system for purchasers. The report part of the TOTEM describes the technology for establishing facilities and producing low-cost bamboo houses for rural development in regions where bamboo is available as a raw material. It is intended to be used in conjunction with the illustrative film included in this TOTEM package.