International Bamboo and Rattan Organisation

International Bamboo and Rattan Organisation

Commercialising Bamboo Modular Housing

China, India, Ethiopia, Sri Lanka, Kenya, Uganda



Commercialisation of Pre-fabricated Bamboo Modular Housing Through Strategic Public Private Partnerships

This project consisted of testing bamboo housing designs, and constructing buildings made of engineered bamboo components. In its final phase, the project developed three types of engineered bamboo housing technologies. Demonstration buildings were built in China, Ethiopia, Kenya, Sri Lanka and Uganda. Two demonstration sites were also established in Beijing.