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FRIDAY 18 AUGUST 2017

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Bamboo raises the roof

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07.08.2017 

'Global Design Laboratory' exhibition - Zaha Hadid Architects 

Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA) transform notions of what can be achieved in concrete, steel,   ...read more

24.08.2017 

ARTKITEKTURA 

A Festival of Architecture and the Arts celebrating holistic approaches to architecture an  ...read more

08.09.2017 

Relations: Aedes Architecture Forum 

Exhibition: 9 September – 19 October 2017 Opening: Friday, 8 September 2017, 6.30 pm   ...read more

13.10.2017 

Monterey Design Conference (MDC) 

By Tim Culvahouse, FAIA, with thanks to Shelly Kappe, Hon. AIA; Paul Welch, Hon. AIA; Davi  ...read more

Panyaden’s Sports Hall’s carbon footprint is zero and the bamboo used absorbed carbon to a much higher extent than the carbon emitted during treatment, transport and construction
Chiangmai Life Architect’s Bamboo Sports Hall for Panyaden International School combines modern organic design, 21st century engineering and a natural material – bamboo.  The design was based on the lotus flower as Panyaden International School is in Thailand and uses Buddhist teachings to infuse values into its academic curriculum and teach the underlying mechanisms of the human mind.  The brief was to build a hall that should be big enough to hold the projected capacity of 300 students, but still smoothly integrates with the previous earthen and bamboo buildings of the school as well as the natural hilly landscape of the area. It should provide modern sports facilities and use only bamboo to maintain the low carbon footprint and the “Green School” mission of Panyaden. The hall covers an area of 782 sq m, and hosts futsal, basketball, volleyball and

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