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This Retractable Bamboo Yurt Can Be Easily Transported and Installed

Tradition and innovation. Those are the two pillars within which Bamboo U's workshop?s creative pendulum strives to swing. Following the practice of ancient Mongolian yurts, participants of Bamboo U, a build and design course in Bali, have created a bamboo yurt which can fold like an umbrella and can be deployed in an instant. Under the guidance of the German master-builder Jörg Stamm, students built the first retractable yurt prototype in Bali during Bamboo U?s last edition in April.

© Tommaso Riva

Tradition and innovation. Those are the two pillars within which Bamboo U's workshop?s creative pendulum strives to swing. Following the practice of ancient Mongolian yurts, participants of Bamboo U, a build and design course in Bali, have created a bamboo yurt which can fold like an umbrella and can be deployed in an instant. Under the guidance of the German master-builder Jörg Stamm, students built the first retractable yurt prototype in Bali during Bamboo U?s last edition in April.
© Tommaso Riva

The yurt?s frame is made from a bamboo of the Phyllostachys species, locally in Bali referred to as Bambu Jajang. It has an average diameter of 5 centimeters and 8 meters of usable length. It was pre-assembled on the ground using a parametrically designed metal jig. By increasing the spacings between each intersection, the structure?s partition was given a slight inclination, creating a beautiful profile. Triangulation is introduced through a recycled bicy...
Source: Archdaily
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