New bamboo: architecture and design

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Villegas Editores, 2003 - Science - 206 pages
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Guadua (bamboo) is a renewable natural resource that grows quickly and has outstanding environmental and aesthetic qualities. This much-anticipated sequel to Bambusa Guadua, also published by Villegas Editores, offers insight into the fascinating world of guadua's usage and practical applications in architecture, furniture, and object design.

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Contents

Foreword Benjamin Villegas
10
A sustainable resource of incalculable value Ximena Londono
22
The fauna of the guadua grove Jesus Velez
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About the author (2003)

Marcelo Villegas is a designer, specializing in contemporary objects using traditional materials and techniques. His knowledge and skill has awarded him several national and international recognitions. In addition to authoring this book, he was the compiler of Villegas Editores’ Bambusa Guadua.

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