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In the article devoted to the use of environmental renewable natural material bamboo in the architecture and construction of buildings and structures. The main goal is to show architects the possibility of using bamboo in modern and traditional architecture. The main problem considered by the author: to show the advantages of bamboo compared with other structural materials defining the technical characteristics of the bamboo, to consider the basic architectural-constructional units and parts for structures made of bamboo. The author carries out an analysis of the work of architect Simon vélez and Simon Ocie Samper, which create the architecture by bamboo, with the use of computer aided design in construction. In the article notes that the modern design of the buildings and structures with bamboo has changed, in comparison with traditional notions of form. The application of new computer technologies allowed to carry out complex calculations and it was possible to exercise much more freedom in creating original forms.

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V M Shuvalov

Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia

Y M Solanilla

Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia


Copyright (c) 2016 Шувалов В.М., Соланилья Й.М.

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