Interested in using bamboo for one of your projects? This one day course will provide you the skills to design your own bamboo structure for the garden, balcony or the backyard.

Learn about the 7 principles of designing with bamboo while designing your own project.

Spend the afternoon turning your design idea into a scale model using bamboo skewer and walk away with a design you can build.

This course is suitable for anyone who knows a little bit about bamboo and wants to design a structure, furniture or product  and use bamboo in their projects.

NOTE: This course does not include the overview on bamboo. For this see ‘Bamboo for beginners’ course.


  • Overview of 7 principles of designing with bamboo
  • All presentation material and course notes
  • Tools and material to make your own scale models
  • A resolved design that you can build
  • A certificate for completing the course


  • Clothes that you don’t mind getting dirty
  • A project that you would like to design (If you don’t have any don’t worry, we can give you some projects to work on!)
  • 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)

Student price: $99 (student id required)
​Early bird: $99 (first 10 participants only ends 18 Feb 2018)

Includes morning tea, afternoon tea, all materials, tools and course notes. BYO lunch.



Date: Sun 25 March 2018
Time: 9:30 - 4:30pm
​Address: Peppertree Place, 512 Sydney Road, Coburg

Date: Sun 11 March 2018
Time: 9:30 - 4:30pm
​Address: Oriental Grove, 18 Myoora Road, Terrey Hills, NSW
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 or call 0478 480 205.