Promoting bamboo as a construction material

  • Chang, Wen-Shao (PI)

Project: UK charity

Project Details


I and Dr. Juan F Correal at Universidad de los Andes have organised a workshop titled “Promoting bamboo as a construction material”, sponsored by British Council, during March 1-4 2014 in Colombia. A total of 28 participants, 14 from the UK and 14 from Colombia, got together to work on issues of using bamboo as a construction material. This workshop formed a solid ground for future collaboration between researchers in the UK and Colombia.
The affliations of UK participants include ARUP, University of Bath, Coventry University, University College London, University of Liverpool, University of Sheffield, and Oxford Brookes University. The Colombian participants come from Universidad Nacional de Colombia (UNAL), Universidad Tecnológica de Pereira, Universidad del Valle (Cali), Universidad de los Andes, Sociedad Colombiana del Bambú, Apiros, V&V, AOM S.A.S, and Colguadua.
Short title80000
Effective start/end date1/01/1431/05/14


  • bamboo