Bamboo Style

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Gibbs Smith, Jul 2, 2002 - Architecture - 176 pages
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Bamboo isn't just for Asia anymore! Author Gale Goldberg shows us how to creatively bring bamboo home, teaching us how to live with it indoors and outdoors--even how to grow your own bamboo. Every room in your home can be decorated or accented with beautful, sensual bamboo furniture, flooring, wall covering, ceiling material and accessories. Bamboo is highly versatile, requiring little care yet having a visual appeal that can change a mundane setting into an exotic oasis. The resource directory includes connections to designers, manufacturers, artists, suppliers and bamboo organizations. For do-it-yourselfers, the bamboo projects in this book--from a simple ladle to a more complex pergola for the garden--will inspire you to create other designs of your own.
 

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Table ofContents
The Ways of Bamboo Bamboo Inside BambooOutside
Marketplace
Photographand Illustration Credits
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Gale Beth Goldberg received her masters degree in architecture from MIT and her undergraduate degree in landscape architecture from the University of Wisconsin at Madison. The recipient of a grant from the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in Fine Arts, she studied the bamboo architecture of Simon Velez and builder/artisan Marcelo Villegas in Bogotß, Columbia, in 1998. She lives in Santa Barbara, California.

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