Bamboo construction workshop

The workshop provides a hands-on experience of working with bamboo over two days. Participants will learn various aspects of bamboo construction while building a play structure for kids at CERES. The workshop provides theoretical understanding, creative challenges and enables participants to test the design ideas through hands-on construction. The workshop is aimed at people who are interested in knowing more about bamboo as a material and gaining skills in working with bamboo.

In the workshop will cover following topics along with hands-on construction of a play structure –

  • Bamboo species and its uses
  • Types of bamboo connections
  • Bamboo preservation techniques
  • Principles of designing and building with bamboo
  • Bamboo architecture around the world
  • Hands-on tips on working with bamboo including cutting, splitting, lashing, etc.

The cost of the workshop includes –

  • Tea, coffee during the workshop
  • Course notes and presentations
  • High resolution workshop photos
  • A complementary Giant Grass postcard

To minimise cost lunch will be BYO or can be purchased at CERES cafeteria.

Workshop cost – 
Early bird  – $200 (Closes 10 Nov 2013 or if soldout earlier)
Regular – $240For more information email


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