Giant Grass is pleased to announce the first Bamboo Masterclass facilitated by bamboo master builder Jorg Stamm. For the first time in Australia this 2 day masterclass will provide a rare opportunity to learn about lightweight and green bamboo architecture from one of the best in bamboo construction. 

As part of the workshop you will build and learn about advanced bamboo and lightweight design concepts including hyperboloid tower, hypar roofs, da vinci bridge and tensegrity. 

During the workshop you will be building various structures showcasing different design and construction techniques. You can sign up to attend 1 day or two days as there will be different activities happening on both days. To get the most out of this event it is recommended that you attend both days. 


To see some of Jorg's work please scroll to the image gallery at the bottom of the page. 

Note: The workshop is suitable for people with all levels of experience. No prior experience in architecture, design or construction is required. As long as you are keen to make something and don't mind getting hands-on you will enjoy the workshop. 

LOCATION:

BRUNSWICK, VICTORIA

Date: Sat 29 - Sun 30 Sep 2018
Time: 9:30 - 4:30pm
Address: Siteworks, 33 Saxon Street, Brunswick


FACILITATORS:

Jorg Stamm
Jorg is a bamboo master builder responsible for some of the most innovative bamboo structures around the world. He is known for integrating traditional craft with ground breaking engineering to build highly sustainable and lightweight bamboo structures. He has built numerous bamboo buildings and bridges in Colombia some of them spanning more than 50m. Recently he has been working in Asia and has been responsible for building the Green School in Bali, Orangutan Sanctuary in Java and various island resorts in Thailand. 


Jorg is a passionate multi-lingual speaker who regularly conducts seminars and workshops around the world including training for UNIDO. 
Munir Vahanvati
Munir is an architect and designer with a passion for sustainability, good design and the environment. 

He has been designing and building with bamboo for more than 13 years and has taught extensively in Australia and overseas. 

He has presented presented at various international conferences and is currently Vice President of the Bamboo Society of Australia and World Bamboo Ambassador for World Bamboo Organisation.

TICKETS: 

2 DAY WORKSHOP:
​Early bird: $179 (first 10 participants only)
Student price: $179 (student id required)

Regular: $199
Includes morning tea, afternoon tea, all materials, tools and course notes. BYO lunch.
1 DAY WORKSHOP:

Student price: $99 (student id required)
Regular: $119
Includes morning tea, afternoon tea, all materials, tools and course notes. BYO lunch.

Cancellations and refunds:
  • We need minimum 10 participants for the workshop to progress. If required number is not achieved Giant Grass reserves the right to cancel workshop.
  • If we cancel the workshop you will be entitled to a 100% refund, or you may choose to transfer to another date, subject to availability.
  • If you decide to withdraw 7 or more days prior to the workshop date Giant Grass will retain a 10% administration fee.
  • If you decide to withdraw less than 7 days prior to the workshop date Giant Grass will retain 100% of your workshop fee.

GALLERY

Below is an image gallery of some of Jorg's work around the world

CONTACT

For any queries please send an email to info@giantgrassdesign.com or call 0478 480 205.


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