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Bamboo as a construction material

Bamboo as a construction material

construction material
Bamboo is one of those construction materials which are very light weight but still possess good quality of compressive strength. People who live in places where Bamboo is abundant, are also found using it as support for concrete. It is easily used in various construction processes like bridge, scaffolding as well as house constructions. It has a rhizome-dependent system which makes it grow really fast, as much as three times faster than other plant species. South America and South East Asia use bamboo majorly as the climate is suitable for growth. There are places where bamboo is also used to hold up suspension bridges. Working Methods Splitting: The canes are split in sections using particular types of knifes and they are divided using a wedge. One culm makes about eight…
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Use of fabric in Construction and Architecture

Use of fabric in Construction and Architecture

Architecture
Most of us have once or twice spent a night inside a tent while camping which made us feel really close to nature as we were separated by nothing but a piece of cloth, yet kept us safe and secure. Even during the stone ages, people have used skin and textile to make up dwelling units and it has proved its endurance abilities since a long time ago. They are not just easy to become mobile, but also light weight and provide protection against UV rays and rain. A lot of modern construction uses the developed form of nothing but simple tents and turned them by design into much more than temporary structures. A major amount of engineering understanding is however needed to take care of all structural factors to…
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