We are really excited to be invited to participate with the Off-Grid Living Festival and will be running a bamboo construction workshop focusing on how you can use bamboo in your next project. 

​Come and learn about building with bamboo in this 1 day hands-on workshop. During the workshop you will develop an understanding of bamboo as a construction material and get hands-on experience building some structures ranging from a basic truss to advanced geometric forms.
The workshop caters for all level of skill and age groups ranging from beginner to advanced.

This course is suitable for beginners or those wishing to try their hand at making something with bamboo without long-term commitment.

  • Bamboo species and its uses
  • Various bamboo preservation techniques
  • Various types of bamboo connections including bolting, lashing, etc.
  • Principles of building with bamboo
  • Various bamboo building techniques like cutting, drilling and splitting bamboo.

  • Clothes that you don’t mind getting dirty
  • Gloves, hat, sturdy shoes and water bottle
  • Desire to get your hands dirty and try out new things

Munir Vahanvati
Munir is a 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: $129 (incl. GST)

​Early bird: $109 (first 10 participants only ends 31 Mar 2019)


Date: 5 May 2019
Time: 9:30 - 4:00pm
​Address: Centennial Park, Eldorado, Victoria
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.



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