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Preface 1 Introduction 2 Harvesting and preservation 3 Mechanical and economic considerations 4 Housing in general 5 Floors and foundations 6 Walls, doors and windows 7 Roofs and ceilings 8 Trusses 9 Bridges 10 Concrete reinforcement 11 Woven bamboo Case study - Construction of bamboo houses in Costa Rica References and sources of further information

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'Written in clear, simple English... illustrations are well labelled and captioned... [this book] should serve the needs of many people who are using bamboo for construction purposes in the developing countries.' A. N. Rao, Bamboo Newsletter

About the Author

Dr. Jules Janssen is a well-known expert in the field of bamboo as a building and engineering material. He has been keynote speaker on several congresses, and has acted as a member of steering committees, chairman of several sessions, and refereed papers submitted for congresses. Further he has acted as member of committees for Ph.D. studies at several universities and was the supervisor of the National Bamboo Project in Costa Rica from 1987 until 1995.

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Bamboo building books seem to be either practical or inspirational. Fewer practical ones exist but Building with Bamboo by Jules Janssen is one. Considered the most practical book on those structures it has diagrams, engineering formulas and details throughout.' West Hawaii Today

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