Centre For Green
Building Material and Technology


Bamboo Workshops World Bamboo Day 2012


Date: September 18, 2014 Organizer: CGBMT, Bangalore

CGBMT conducted two workshops on ‘Bamboo Application Technology’ (BAT) Courses Annual day, together with the celebration of World Bamboo Day.

Introducing Bamboo:
A Creativity Workshop for children conducted by renowned Artist Mrs. Shantamani Muddiah and organized by Akif Pathan, trainee at Manasaram Architects. The hands on workshop gave the children the opportunity to know the material and express their creativity. Forty children from Amrutha Public School, Amruthahalli, attended the workshop.

Experiencing Bamboo:
A hands-on workshop for Students, Architects, Engineers and Designers to work with bamboo.
Conducted by Sagar Shirude, the 2011-2012 batch BAT Course graduates assisted in demonstrating joinery techniques. The objective was to build a hyperbolic paraboloid structure and a children’s jungle-gym. Participants learnt to work with bamboo, with tools, and practiced joineries, exploring the versatility of the material. The workshop was attended by over 85 participants that included professionals from Sathya Consultants & Jaisim-Fountainhead and students from B.M.S. college of Engineering, Srishti School of Design.