// arthitectural / Architecture / Manasaram Architects | Bamboo Symphony

Manasaram Architects | Bamboo Symphony

Architecture Manasaram Architects | Bamboo Symphony

Recently completed ‘bamboo symphony’ by bangalore based Manasaram Architects has been shortlisted for the World Architecture Festival Award 2011 in both the mixed use office and small office categories. An open air interior space is stepped into the rugged terrain in a spiraling configuration. Reminiscent of a billowing fabric, the canopy wraps around the harvesting pond directing the shell roof’s storm runoff into the water feature.

Manasaram Architects | Bamboo Symphony

Manasaram Architects | Bamboo Symphony

Manasaram Architects | Bamboo Symphony The foundation and curving retaining wall are composed of mud blocks created from the site’s  immediate materials. A precast concrete roof covers a lattice grid made of hollow bamboo culms  supported on bamboo beams and columns. Concrete was also reinforced with the plant’s fibers to reduce the construction’s total weight. Other recycled elements include fly ash, wood, scrap metal,  stone, and other debris for aggregate.

Location: Bangalore, India
Architect: Manasaram Architects
Project name: Bamboo Symphony 
Sharing is Caring...
Share on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterShare on Google+Share on RedditPin on PinterestShare on LinkedInShare on StumbleUponShare on Tumblr

Sharing is Caring...
Share on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterShare on Google+Share on RedditPin on PinterestShare on LinkedInShare on StumbleUponShare on Tumblr

Have anything to say?

// arthitectural / You may also like to see...

The new campus of TAC SEV is built across from the existing property of Tarsus American College (TAC). Considering its proximity to the historic context of the school, the new campus is conceived, as a design principle, a part of the TAC campus it is separated from by a road that traverses the premises. An […]


more