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Self-building using bamboo
March 15, 2009 – 8:26 pm | Comments Off
Self-building using bamboo

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 …

Using Bamboo in building construction: experimental analysis
March 15, 2009 – 8:18 pm | Comments Off
Using Bamboo in building construction: experimental analysis

Author: Francesca Parotti

Wanting to study an alternative and sustainable material for construction, the author has analyzed several aspects of bamboo structures and joints with the aim of designing simple kinds of joints to be realized …

Sustainable technologies and tradition in the land of the Maasai
March 15, 2009 – 8:07 pm | Comments Off
Sustainable technologies and tradition in the land of the Maasai

Author:Anna Toso

As a consequence of voluntary work in Tanzania, the author witnessed the difficulty of the Maasai population in adapting to the social-economical changes due to modernization. To the pastoral activity, once the principal …