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Self-building using bamboo

Submitted by admin on March 15, 2009 – 8:26 pmNo Comment

The habitat in developing countries. Self-building using bamboo. The case of Guayaquil, Ecuador
Author
: Tomaso Bozzalla

The author participated to the building and auto-construction of low cost houses in bamboo for the poorer population realized by a local organization in Ecuador. The material used is the Guadua, the type of bamboo that grows abundantly and is traditionally the most used material in this area.

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