TITLE

The Value of Bamboos

AUTHOR(S)
Sujarwo, Wawan; Arinasa, Ida Bagus Ketut
PUB. DATE
October 2010
SOURCE
Bamboo: The Magazine of the American Bamboo Society;Oct2010, Vol. 31 Issue 5, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the benefits of using bamboo as a material in making roofs. The use of bamboo roofs for houses, restaurants, hotels and holy buildings are practiced in Penglipuran and other villages in Bali, Indonesia. The roofs are made from the laths of different bamboo species such as Gigantochloa aya, Gigantochloa taluh and Gigantochloa apus. The article cites the advantages of using bamboo roofs as well as the other uses of bamboo as food and as a material for handicrafts and artifacts.
ACCESSION #
58524685

 

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