30 Aug '17, 10pm

School Sports and Assembly Hall Made of Bamboo

Bamboo is a very sustainable building material but it is often passed over, primarily due to its vulnerability to insect infestation and moisture. However, other properties give it an unparalleled potential as a very durable, and versatile building material, so it’s nice to see big projects such as this sports and assembly hall in Chiang Mai Thailand, being constructed using it. The sports hall is the work of the local firm Chiangmai Life Architects and the actual design was inspired by the lotus flower. Chiangmai Life Architects have been using bamboo on various of their projects, which include villas, offices, homes and schools in the vicinity of the Thai city of Chiang Mai. This sports and assembly hall was commissioned by the Panyaden International School and can house up to 300 people. The structure is quite impressive and uses passive cooling techniques with the help...

Full article: http://www.jetsongreen.com/2017/08/school-sports-and-asse...

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