Bahay Kawayan. A Transitional House for the Philippines
Ramage, Michael H.
University of Cambridge, Department of Engineering
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Gatóo, A., Wagemann, E., & Ramage, M. H. (2015). Bahay Kawayan. A Transitional House for the Philippines. [Book]. https://www.repository.cam.ac.uk/handle/1810/248944
Colour, 61 pages.
The book shows in detail the design and construction process of a transitional bamboo house for the Philippines, a country that was affected, in 2013, by Typhoon Haiyan, the strongest typhoon ever recorded. The low-cost structure is based on the traditional Filipino house, the Bahay Kubo, and was designed to explore a resilient solution for imminent hazards. Moreover, the design could be adapted to any tropical climate where large bamboo grows, considering the local building techniques.
Transitional House, Bamboo, Philippines, Shelter
AngloAmerican Foundation Group
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