This is an example of a bamboo pergola built without the use of traditional triangulation. It was built in a weekend during a Sydney bamboo workshop. You can read the full story here: http://theownerbuildernetwork.co/bv51 Bamboo is not only strong, it's durable!
Gallery of The Bamboo Curtain House / Eco-id Architects - 11
Gallery - The Bamboo Curtain House / Eco-id Architects - 11
Architectural drawings of the home (Image: H&P Architects)
blooming bamboo home in vietnam by H&P architects - designboom | architecture & design magazine
Building with Bamboo: 13 Super Sustainable Structures
‘Sunshine Inn’, a solar-powered bamboo house, was made by the Chinese team from Tongli University as their official entry into the first European Solar Decathlon in Madrid. Bamboo was chosen as the main material because, as a highly renewable resource that fixes carbon into the soil, it minimizes CO2 emissions throughout the whole production phase. This beautiful structure features two curved solar panel-clad roofs and a solar-facing wall covered which is also covered in photovoltaic panels