Hosted by the faculties of Architecture and of Inter-Media at the China Academy of Arts in Hangzhou, the ‘Made With Bamboo: Architecture, Arts & Crafts’ event will take place Monday, October 29th at 6:30pm. The aim of this presentation is to grow the appreciation of this wonder grass and the most outstanding architects, designers and craftsmen working with bamboo by celebrating their works. The architecture section concentrates first on structural solutions mainly as developed in Colombia and than on aesthetic solutions. The main emphasis of the arts & crafts section is the exceptional Japanese basketry. More information after the break. This presentation will feature among others the most exciting bamboo works from Jörg Stamm, Simón Veléz, Vo Trong Nghia, Rocco Yim, Shoei Yoh, Kengo Kuma, Richard Rodgers, Shigeru Ban, Isamu Noguchi and the outstanding bamboo sculptures of Japanese Bamboo Masters such as Shono Shounsai.
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