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Conclusion

David Rockwood

David Rockwood is Associate Professor; Director, Construction Process Innovation Lab; and Co-Director, Urbanism Research Lab at the University of Hawai῾i at Mānoa, USA, School of Architecture. Rockwood’s research focuses on material, structure, and construction processes for high performance buildings. He was named a Fulbright Specialist in 2014. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bamboo Gridshells

Routledge, 2015

Book chapter

... Conclusion Research is a way of finding out in a more complete and clear way what it is that you don’t know. Such is the case with the current research. The work was basically confined to exploring bamboo as a construction/structural...

Building investigations - Phase 2 - Vietnam

David Rockwood

David Rockwood is Associate Professor; Director, Construction Process Innovation Lab; and Co-Director, Urbanism Research Lab at the University of Hawai῾i at Mānoa, USA, School of Architecture. Rockwood’s research focuses on material, structure, and construction processes for high performance buildings. He was named a Fulbright Specialist in 2014. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bamboo Gridshells

Routledge, 2015

Book chapter

... Building investigations – Phase 2 – Vietnam Introduction Before my arrival in Vietnam I was in frequent contact with Duc Quang Tran in order to coordinate issues connected with the Vietnam phase of the research. Thanks to his effort...

Building investigations - Phase 4 - Vietnam

David Rockwood

David Rockwood is Associate Professor; Director, Construction Process Innovation Lab; and Co-Director, Urbanism Research Lab at the University of Hawai῾i at Mānoa, USA, School of Architecture. Rockwood’s research focuses on material, structure, and construction processes for high performance buildings. He was named a Fulbright Specialist in 2014. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bamboo Gridshells

Routledge, 2015

Book chapter

... Building investigations – Phase 4 – Vietnam Introduction The experiments in forming longer span gridshells during the previous phase of work in Hawai῾i were helpful in identifying areas needing further investigation. However, within...

Forests, forestry and carbon

Joseph Mayo

Joseph Mayo practices architecture in the Pacific Northwest where he concentrates on materiality, technology, and form for a regionally appropriate building culture. He has worked on a variety of building types, ranging from schools, student housing, university buildings, and hospitals. Working with a City of Seattle Department of Planning and Development (DPD) Advisory Committee, he led an investigation to use wood in applications that go beyond current building codes. He has also been a jury member for wood design awards, served as Regional Associate Director for the American Institute of Architects (AIA), Young Architect Forum (YAF) Chair at AIA Seattle, and has assisted in teaching courses and served on architecture critiques at universities around the Pacific Northwest. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Solid Wood : Case Studies in Mass Timber Architecture, Technology and Design

Routledge, 2015

Book chapter

... Forests, forestry and carbon We live on a blue-green planet: blue defined by our vast oceans and green by our forests, which today comprise around 31 percent of our planet’s surface area. Distributed in horizontal bands around the Earth,...

Building investigations - Phase 1 - Hawai῾i

David Rockwood

David Rockwood is Associate Professor; Director, Construction Process Innovation Lab; and Co-Director, Urbanism Research Lab at the University of Hawai῾i at Mānoa, USA, School of Architecture. Rockwood’s research focuses on material, structure, and construction processes for high performance buildings. He was named a Fulbright Specialist in 2014. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bamboo Gridshells

Routledge, 2015

Book chapter

... Building investigations – Phase 1 – Hawai῾i Introduction This research was initiated at the University of Hawai῾i at Mānoa School of Architecture building in the summer of 2012. The objective was to undertake initial studies of bamboo...

Building investigations - Phase 3 - Hawai῾i

David Rockwood

David Rockwood is Associate Professor; Director, Construction Process Innovation Lab; and Co-Director, Urbanism Research Lab at the University of Hawai῾i at Mānoa, USA, School of Architecture. Rockwood’s research focuses on material, structure, and construction processes for high performance buildings. He was named a Fulbright Specialist in 2014. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bamboo Gridshells

Routledge, 2015

Book chapter

... Building investigations – Phase 3 – Hawai῾i Introduction After making some progress using split canes in bamboo gridshell construction in the phase 2 work, I wanted to revisit the potential for the application of whole canes. Previous...

Plant Materials

Elizabeth M. Golden

Elizabeth M. Golden is a registered architect in the United States and in Germany. She has contributed her expertise to the design and construction of the Gohar Khatoon Girls’ School, the largest institution of its kind in Afghanistan, and to Niamey 2000, an urban housing proposal for the rapidly expanding capital of Niger. As an Assistant Professor in the Department of Architecture at the University of Washington, she teaches courses focused on design, materials, and building technology, with an emphasis on sustainable systems. She is also co-director of the Philippines Bamboo Workshop. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Building from Tradition : Local Materials and Methods in Contemporary Architecture

Routledge, 2018

Book chapter

... Plant Materials .1 Traditional Japanese minka house in Japan. locally available. Our current understanding of building materials Weaving and binding were the first methods as durable or resistant is challenged by the employed to shape...

Bamboo form and material

David Rockwood

David Rockwood is Associate Professor; Director, Construction Process Innovation Lab; and Co-Director, Urbanism Research Lab at the University of Hawai῾i at Mānoa, USA, School of Architecture. Rockwood’s research focuses on material, structure, and construction processes for high performance buildings. He was named a Fulbright Specialist in 2014. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bamboo Gridshells

Routledge, 2015

Book chapter

... Bamboo form and material Introduction To achieve a fuller understanding of bamboo, it is necessary to consider it as a plant in its natural state, as well as its properties as a building material after it has been harvested. Understanding...

Reflections and Looking Ahead

Elizabeth M. Golden

Elizabeth M. Golden is a registered architect in the United States and in Germany. She has contributed her expertise to the design and construction of the Gohar Khatoon Girls’ School, the largest institution of its kind in Afghanistan, and to Niamey 2000, an urban housing proposal for the rapidly expanding capital of Niger. As an Assistant Professor in the Department of Architecture at the University of Washington, she teaches courses focused on design, materials, and building technology, with an emphasis on sustainable systems. She is also co-director of the Philippines Bamboo Workshop. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Building from Tradition : Local Materials and Methods in Contemporary Architecture

Routledge, 2018

Book chapter

... Refl ections and Looking .1 Agriculture Pavilion and Crafts Workshop in Pingtian, China. clear, a broad range of strategies for utilizing contrast, only a handful of organizations advocate traditional materials and methods...

Electronics

George Elvin

George Elvin is the founder of Gone Studio, the company pioneering post-petroleum design through zero-plastic, zero-waste, zero-electricity manufacturing. His designs have been featured by the Discovery Channel, Macworld, Treehugger, and over 50 other green design venues. The author of over 40 books and articles, his work on green design and technology has been published by Routledge, Wiley and Princeton Architectural Press, among others. Previous positions have included Assistant Professor of Architecture at the University of Illinois and Visiting Fellow at the University of Edinburgh. He is currently an Associate Professor of Architecture at Ball State University in Indiana. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Post-Petroleum Design

Routledge, 2015

Book chapter

... Electronics Virtually every electronic device on the planet contains plastic parts. Plastic is non-conductive and insulating, making it an excellent material for circuitry, batteries, and anything carrying electrical charge. But e-waste...