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30 Jan 2018

Amphibia BASE Ltd (UK) has devised innovative Bamboo densification technologies that convert the typically awkward cylindrical shape of bamboo into a regular and easily industrialised form by converting...

25 Nov 2016

Bamboo can be engineered to form products with improved and/or standardised mechanical, physical and aesthetic properties. As in the case for other lignocellulosic materials such as wood, bamboo poles (...

Terminal 4 at Madrid Barajas Airport, which opened 10 years ago (2006), represents a wonderful reinvention of the modern terminal building. Although it does not rethink the concept of a terminal buildin...

16 Sep 2016

Philippines Rom - FAO, © FAO-Giuseppe Carotenuto (https://flic.kr/p/eQZocC)

The use of engineered bamboo as a suitable CO2 neutral material for construction has been showcased in the Philippines Room at...

12 Oct 2015

Mechanical tests undertaken by Dr Hector Archila on large cross laminated Guadua-bamboo panels at the University of Bath using the Digital Image Correlation (DIC) technique to track 3D deformation on th...

11 Aug 2014

Mechanical testing was undertaken on small sections of cross laminated Guadua-bamboo panels at the University of Bath. Digital Image correlation (DIC) technique was used to track 3D deformation on the s...

3 Apr 2013

Video by the British Council showcasing the collaboration between British and Colombian researchers led by University of Bath (UK) and Universidad de los Andes (Colombia).

Dr Hector Archila established t...

29 Dec 2009

Guadua Angustifolia Kunth (Guadua) is a tropical species of bamboo endemic to South and Central America and widely used as a mainstream material for construction in Colombia. Its rapid rate of biomass p...

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