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Bamboo Uses - Part 2

Everyday Uses for Bamboo

By Bamboo Grove on August 3, 2020

The popularity of bamboo has skyrocketed in the recent years, and with good reason. In addition to it being the fastest growing plant on Earth, it is also eco-friendly and highly sustainable. Its positive impact on the environment alone has led many businesses to rethink, rework, and even create brand new product lines to incorporate bamboo. These corporations are not alone in their change of mindset. Many consumers have also felt themselves being drawn to bamboo and have started to include it into their daily lives.

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Fun and Creative Uses for Bamboo

By Bamboo Grove on June 28, 2020

Sure the usual arts & crafts are tons of fun at the beginning, but if you’re looking for something that involves a little more than glueing cotton balls to construction paper, then perhaps a do-it-yourself bamboo activity is the perfect way to to fulfill those long summer days.

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Bamboo Renewable Energy – The Future of Thailand

By Bamboo Grove on February 8, 2019

Currently, Lao farmers are experimenting with bamboo as a possible renewable energy source for the future. In Thailand, the main fuel used to burn for generators are rice husks; however, when the husk price is too high because of a shortage, the people are looking for a cheaper fuel source. Bamboo is the answer.

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Bamboo Flowering

By Bamboo Grove on February 8, 2019

Depending on the species of bamboo, the plant will have one of three styles of flowering. The first is known as continuous flowering. This kind of flowering occurs in specific species that bloom every year. Although the flowering is anticipated and healthy for the plant, the seeds are rarely viable.

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Tradition of Hong Kong’s Bamboo Theaters

By Bamboo Grove on June 28, 2018

For a few weeks out of every year, the residents of Ap Lei Chau build a towering bamboo theater. Ap Lei Chau is part of Hong Kong, and is one of the world’s most crowded islands. A thousand people can cram into this gigantic bamboo theater built in southern Hong Kong. The reason for the theater being built every year? It’s to perform Chinese opera, specifically an opera meant to celebrate the birthday of Hung Shing. Hung Shing is the god of the Southern sea and he is still revered in this once great fishing isle.

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Is Bamboo the Next Great Source of Biofuel?

By Bamboo Grove on June 28, 2018

Indian oil companies are looking for biofuels to mix in with their oil. In this case, they’re looking for non-molasses sources of biofuel. This is where our favorite tropical grassy plant can help out. Indian companies are looking to bamboo for the next great source of biofuel.

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Bamtech: the Bamboo Home & Construction App

By Bamboo Grove on May 22, 2018

It seems like everything has an app these days. Certainly with the internet, it has never been easier to find out information on bamboo. Just go open your Wikipedia app and you’ll find that out firsthand. Would you like to use all of your bamboo knowledge to build something? Well look no further than the Bamtech App. The app was developed by the South Asia Bamboo Foundation, and launched on February 22, 2018. “The app explains all aspects of bamboo, right from cutting down to treatment, joinery and finishing,” said Salam Kamesh, the founder and executive of the foundation.

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Architecture Students Create Suspended Bamboo Pavilion

By Bamboo Grove on May 16, 2018

Architecture students at the Bezalel Academy of Arts are putting bamboo to a new and interesting use. As part of a summer design build studio course, they constructed a pavillion solely out of bamboo. The structure was hand built by the students themselves. The bamboo pavilion is a way to cast shade and play with outdoor designs. The relatively thin bamboo poles, when layered together form an effective way to cast shade. The material is as sturdy, as it is lightweight. Meaning that the construction itself was not as labor intensive as the process of using traditional wood. The texture of bamboo also gives the pavilion a unique look that most can’t compare with aesthetically.

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Bamboo Sports Hall

By Bamboo Grove on May 11, 2018

Bamboo’s use as a construction material continues to grow each year. The tropical grass is a highly versatile plant that has been used as a building material is Asia for years. A growing number of modern designers and architects are seeing the huge potential in bamboo. Most of the really impressive large scale projects can be found in the Asian Tropics. One of the newest examples of bamboo construction is from the handiwork of Chiangmai Life Architects. They used the sustainable and affordable material to make a sports hall located in the mountains of Thailand.

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Bamboo Soundproofing to Reduce Traffic Noise

By Bamboo Grove on April 26, 2018

Traffic is an integral part of American life. Often times we are most concerned about it when we are running late and it’s not moving. Or we worry about the emissions we’re putting in the air. An often overlooked byproduct of traffic and large roadways is noise pollution.

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