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Breezy Vietnamese restaurant shows off the beauty and strength of bamboo

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Aug 25, 2016 01:03 AM
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by Lucy Wang last modified Aug 24, 2016

Completed in 2016, the Kim Boi Bamboo Restaurant was built on the bones of a twelve-sided concrete structure that was abandoned and left unfinished for many years due to the economic crisis. The architects worked with the existing concrete columns and beams to build a bamboo bearing structure and connected it to the foundation and existing beams with metal pipes and iron pins. The architects selected a type of solid bamboo, known as tầm vông (iron bamboo), to build the frame and covered...





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