• Sombra Verde's 3D Printed Bamboo Structure Bridges the Gap Between Tradition and Technology

    4 monthes ago - By Arch Daily

    © Carlos Bañón
    Bridging the gap between the old and the new is never easy. Traditional building methods, where you often adjust to the unpredictability of a natural material, seem to contrast with the mechanical precision of modern construction. Sombra Verde - a bamboo gazebo developed by AIRLAB and Singapore University of Technology and Design as part of Singapore's Urban Design Festival 2018 - bridges this gap. The traditional raw bamboo poles, used extensively throughout Southeast Asia , are combined with 3D printed connectors, utilizing a series of new technologies. The result is an...
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