Upcoming events

Hands-on learning workshops

We conduct a variety of hands-on learning workshops using bamboo and other natural materials. The aim of the workshops is to provide a theoretical and practical understanding of working with bamboo. The workshops also provide creative challenges and enables participants to test the design ideas through hands-on construction. The workshops range from 1 day to 1 week depending on the project and participants. 

We are able to tailor the workshops specific to your needs. If you require any further information or would like to organise a workshop please contact us by email.
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Introduction to Bamboo
General bamboo introductory workshop providing an idea on bamboo as a material and various opportunities with bamboo (sustainable, properties, uses). Participants learn various techniques like cutting, splitting, drilling, making strips out of bamboo, weaving, dying and make small objects.

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Team building workshop
Workshop for corporate organisations provides an opportunity for the members to work together as a team, make decisions collaboratively and get to know each other, all during fun-filled hands-on exercises, using bamboo as a sustainable material.

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Kids hands-on workshop
Hands-on work enables connection of mind with hands, imparts ability to take risks and leads to creative thinking among kids. Using bamboo as a medium, we teach kids the necessary skills for working with hands and creating products of their own.

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Beginner's bamboo construction workshop
Beginner level bamboo construction workshop providing introduction to bamboo as a construction material. People will learn various bamboo connections for construction including bolting, lashing, pegging and fishmouth joint. Participants will make prototypes of these joints  and by exploring basic construction principles.

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Advanced bamboo construction workshop
Advanced level construction workshop focused on building a structure. Participants will be guided through the construction of a full scale structure which would include various techniques and design principles learnt in the beginner workshop.

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Designing structures with bamboo
Workshop focused on designing structures with bamboo. Participants will learn key bamboo design principles and then design a project of their own with the help of the facilitator. They will also make scaled models to resolve and refine the design and connection details.