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I studied the classical orders in college just like every young architect, and I'm sure like many others, I found it a little monotonous. The one aspect of classical architecture that I still find very refreshing is the skill and craft required to bring them to…


Added by Tyson on August 8, 2011 at 10:08pm — 3 Comments


Nope, that's not the name of a new Dr. Seuss character, it's the name of a sustainable building material that could change the lumber industry forever - it's lumber made from bamboo.

To make the Lumboo, the poles of bamboo are shredded and then arranged into a matrix for maximum strength and structural integrity. Then it's strengthened and held together by a low VOC resin and then pressed… Continue

Added by Springer on July 1, 2010 at 8:00pm — No Comments

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