Centre For Green
Building Material and Technology

Engineering The Vegetable Steel-Bamboo

Date: August 23, 2013 Organizer: SPA, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India

A 3-day workshop was conducted at the School of Planning and Architecture (SPA), Bhopal by CGBMT, focusing on application of bamboo in construction technology. Presentations by Ar. Neelam Manjunath and Mr.Gurudhayal Saran on Bamboo applications and execution in construction sector helped the students to get an overall idea of bamboo construction. A Collapsible Gazebo was designed by the students, with triangular units as modules. A mini scale model was made to analyze the workability. The students then worked in groups, completing each module. The completed gazebo was assembled in the department premises, catching the attention of onlookers.