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  1. 1. Bamboo Construction Latest Developments: Potential Applications to a Kenyan Context MR. OLIVER FRITH, ACTING DIRECTOR OF GLOBAL PROGRAMME COORDINATOR
  2. 2. A C B| INTRO - INBAR BAMBOO CONSTRUCTION TASK FORCE | LATEST DEVELOPMENTS WITH RELEVANCE TO KENYA | RECOMMENDATIONS FOR KENYA
  3. 3. to act as the worlds premier information and knowledge center on structural uses of bamboo TASK FORCE OBJECTIVE Focus Areas: 1. Standardization 2. Coordination & Knowledge Sharing 3. Pro-poor methodologies 4. Capacity Building 5. Policy
  4. 4. TASK FORCE MEMBERS
  5. 5. WHY BAMBOO? WHAT CAN YOU BUILD Universidad del Valle, Cali, FundeguaduaSede Carder, Pereira, Simn Vlez Santander de Quilichao, Cauca, Fundeguadua Colegio San Bernardo, Calarc Quindo. Simn Vlez Pictures courtsey of FEUNDEGUADUA
  6. 6. WHY BAMBOO? WHAT CAN YOU BUILD Universidad del Valle, Cali, Fundeguadua Black Bamboo Garden, Beijing German-Sino Pavillion Shanghai 2010 World Expo
  7. 7. WHY BAMBOO? WHAT CAN YOU BUILD IDRC EAST AFRICA HOUSING PROJECT MASENO UNIVERSITY
  8. 8. LATEST DEVLOPMENTS STANDARDS ISO standards ISO 22156:2004 Bamboo Structural design ISO 22157-1:2004 Bamboo Determination of physical and mechanical properties Part 1: Requirements and ISO 22157-2:2004 Bamboo Determination of physical and mechanical properties Part 2: Laboratory manual
  9. 9. Anserma, Caldas (Luis Felipe Lopez Munoz) COLOMBIA BAHAREQUE TRADITIONAL EARTH SYSTEM
  10. 10. Proyecto Bambusa, Armenia Quindo (Luis Felipe Lopez Munoz) CONTEMPORARY BAHAREQUE COLOMBIA BAHAREQUE
  11. 11. Los Andes University TESTING & STANDARDISATION COLOMBIA BAHAREQUE 3
  12. 12. Colombia National Design Code Includes Bamboo
  13. 13. LATEST DEVLOPMENTS PRO-POOR METHODOLOGIES UNIVERSITY of PITTSBURGH, IRES 2013 Remote Area Test Kit 70kN Capacity Universal Load Frame Portable in a Backpack Weighs approx. 40kg Allows for quick field site tests Task Force Publication this year
  14. 14. LATEST DEVLOPMENTS PRO-POOR METHODOLOGIES UNIVERSITY of PITTSBURGH, IRES 2013 STRENGTH GRADING Infer strength from easy to measure properties, e.g. density, MoE and size Non-destructive Potential to Develop Grade Classes for Bamboo Added value increased confidence in design
  15. 15. LATEST DEVLOPMENTS ENGINEERED BAMBOO
  16. 16. LATEST DEVLOPMENTS ENGINEERED BAMBOO Properties of bamboo curtain lumber made with highland African Bamboo (CFC 2010)
  17. 17. LATEST DEVLOPMENTS ENGINEERED BAMBOO Properties of bamboo ply panel made with highland African Bamboo (CFC 2010)
  18. 18. LATEST DEVLOPMENTS KNOWLEDGE SHARING
  19. 19. LATEST DEVLOPMENTS KNOWLEDGE SHARING
  20. 20. RECOMMENDATIONS FOR KENYA Characterise Mechanical & Physical Properties of Local Bamboo Develop Guidelines and Standards for the Materials Use Learn from Others e.g. Ethiopia, China, Timber Industry Integrate Into relevant construction and educational programmes Demonstration & piloting as an entry point to build capacity Link to Resource Development and Broader National Policy - Demand supply - Species introduction - industrial development
  21. 21. Contents Thank You! Find out more at: www.inbar.int http://www.gnshousing.org Mr. Oliver Frith - obfrith@inbar.int

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