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Structural Adequacy of Traditional Bamboo Housing in Latin America

Technical Reports
Structural Adequacy of Traditional Bamboo Housing in Latin America

Author:

Jorge A. Gutiérrez

Publisher:

INBAR

Year:

2000

Pages:

112

Keywords:

bamboo, housing, Latin America, evaluation

One of the most remarkable and successful attempt to revive bamboo housing, albeit with modern aspects, happened in Costa Rica. Dr Jorge Gutiérrez, who has been actively involved in the Costa Rican project, was invited by INBAR to examine the present day relevance of the traditional bamboo housing construction in Latin America. The result of that in-depth study is being presented here as an INBAR Technical structural adequacy of traditional bamboo housing in Latin America.

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