The Bamboo House | Post-Disaster Housing
The Phillipines area
Propose emergency housing solutions for post-disaster reconstruction focusing on easy and fast assembly on the Philliphines islands.
The Philippines area was severely demaged by the typhoon Haiyan. The project provies a solution to the Post-disaster emergency housing construction by utilizing abundant local materials-bamboo combined with concrete. The scheme provides a low-tech, easily operable scheme for local people to construct fast, affordable and sustainable housing in the Visayas islands.
The solution to fast and sustainable design is utilizing the bamboo, which is abundant locally and used a lot by local people. The design uses bamboo as not only structure members, but also aesthetic elements that draw respect from the vernacular architecture.