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Bamboo, People and the Environment – Volume 1: Propagation and Management

Bamboo, People and the Environment – Volume 1: Propagation and Management. Proceedings of the Vth International Bamboo Workshop and the IV International Bamboo Congress. Ubud, Bali, Indonesia, 19-22 June 1995.

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Bamboo and Rattan Resources in Odisha

This report is a about a pilot study of the Global Assessment of Bamboo and Rattan (GABAR) program recently launched by INBAR. This report is an outcome of extensive statewide surveys, travels, inventory work and consultations with various stakeholders associated with bamboo and cane sector in Odisha.

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Design Guide for Engineered Bahareque Housing

This technical report is intended to be used by architects and engineers at both concept and detailed design. It is intended as a guide for designing and constructing engineered bahareque housing in both developed and developing countries around the world. The report provides guidance on design for sustainability, durability, fire, and structural (wind and earthquake) […]

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Vulnerability of Bamboo Housing to Climate Change in the Coast of Ecuador

Bamboo housing present common deficiencies and risks, so this document strives to make it possible to define the problems related to this kind of housing and their effects, in order to provide effective solutitons to the process of adaptation to climate change and to reduce or eliminate traumatic effects for users. This document, which is […]

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The Environmental Impact of Industrial Bamboo Products: Life-cycle Assessment and Carbon Sequestration

This report gives a Life-Cycle Assessment (LCA) and carbon footprint analysis on a selection of industrial bamboo products.

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Bamboo, a Sustainable Solution for Western Europe Design Cases, LCAs and Land-use

The report is targeted towards any stakeholder in the bamboo or wood production chain that wants to get a better understanding of the environmental sustainability of bamboo materials compared to alternatives. The environmental assessment also provides insight in the impact of each step in the production process on the overall environmental sustainability of a material. […]

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Bamboo Product Commercialization in the European Union

Despite the potential of bamboo as a fast growing renewable resource, the market for bamboo products in the West is still relatively small. There has hardly been any research on the commercialization of bamboo products from the perspective of consuming regions in the West, such as the European Union. Literature search and qualitative analysis of […]

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Industrial Utilization on Bamboo

Bamboo can be be sustainably utilized without destroying the ecological environment. This is a special disadvantage all woody plants lack. But compared with wood, bamboo displays a few disadvantages such as smaller diameter, hollow stem with thinner wall, and larger taper, which bring many problems and difficulties for bamboo utilization. Bamboo articles, which are made […]

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Erection of Bamboo Scaffolds

In 1999, a research and development project titled ‘Bamboo Scaffolds in Building Construction’ was undertaken at the Research Center For Advanced Technology in Structural Engineering (RCATISE) of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University with the support of INBAR. The major objectives of the project are to promote the effective use of bamboo scaffolding in building construction […]