Here is another demonstration of ours- a bamboo truss. The building is combination of compressed earth block that are reinforced with bamboo. Bamboo are connected using cement and metal rebars. The roof is insulated from inside with flattened bamboo. And if you notice a bond beam, its round bamboo culms which are plastered with [...]
Here is our completed version of adobe dome that is integrated into a wall system. The dome will be covered with bamboo roof as a protection again heavy tropical rain. The adobe structure is reinforced with bamboo to make it earthquake resitant. This structure is a reception of community structure, which is also being built.