Centre For Green
Building Material and Technology

Experiencing Bamboo Workshop VII

Date: September 17, 2014 Organizer: CGBMT And MGIRED, Bangalore

Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Rural Energy and Development and CGBMT, Bangalore joined hands on World Bamboo Day 2014 for the hands on workshop of a bamboo bus shelter at Srirampura Railway Crossing, Bangalore. The workshop was well attended with more than 45 participants, out of which 16 were children of Parikrama Foundation while others included architects, students of architecture, design, and engineering. The shelter developed for Srirampura Railway Cross Bus stop was constructed as a cross-frame structure using Bamboo poles and splits. The roof was made using Bamboo mat boards and covered with Galvalume steel sheets. Architects from Manasaram Architects and Artisans from CGBMT assisted the team throughout the construction.