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‘The Future of Rattan’: Bamboo and Rattan Update Volume 2 Issue 2

Volume 2 Issue 2: Out of the Woods? The Future of Rattan Soane Britain’s Lulu Lytle traces the journey of rattan from tropical forests to Titanic furniture, as it becomes a sought-after material for furniture in western markets; GreenBone CEO Lorenzo Pradella analyses how rattan bone replacement could reshape the future of bone surgeries; and Professor Terry Sunderland considers […]

INBAR Publications - Bamboo and Rattan Update

‘Tradition or future’: Bamboo and Rattan Update Volume 2 Issue 1

Volume 2 Issue 1: Vernacular Bamboo Architecture: Tradition or Future? This issue of Bamboo and Rattan Update features contributions from some of the people who are modernising vernacular bamboo architecture: The architects at SUP Atelier explain the inspiration behind the magnificent new Fish-Shaped Bamboo Pavilion in Yangzhou, China; Marcin Dawydzik, chartered engineer, discusses how quake-resilient housing is being used […]

INBAR Publications - Bamboo and Rattan Update

‘Conservation and Communities’: Bamboo and Rattan Update Volume 1 Issue 2

Volume 1 Issue 2: Conservation and Communities The second issue of Bamboo and Rattan Update explores the complex, interwoven relationships between bamboo, rattan, and the species which depend on these plants, including humans.  Dr. Jake Owens, Director of Conservation at Los Angeles Zoo, reflects on his experiences working with giant pandas, and on the intimate, evolving relationship between […]

INBAR Publications - Bamboo and Rattan Update

Bamboo and Rattan Update Volume 1 Issue 1

Volume 1 Issue 1: Bamboo, Rattan and Sustainable Development The first issue of Bamboo and Rattan Update looks at bamboo and rattan for sustainable development. The issue features articles from a number of key experts in the field of bamboo’s research and use, from the 1950s onwards, including: Professor Walter Liese, ‘the grandfather of bamboo’, […]