AuthorMcClure, F. A. (Floyd Alonzo), 1897-1970
TitleBamboo as a building material / by F. A. McClure
Imprint Washington, D.C. : Foreign Agricultural Service, United States Department of Agriculture, 1972, c1953
Descript 52 p. : ill. ; 28 cm


Parts of a house for which bamboos are suitable: Foundation ; Frame ; Floors ; Walls, partitions, ceilings ; Doors and windows ; Roof ; Pipes and troughs -- Bamboo reinforcement of concrete -- Geographical distribution of bamboo -- Differences among species -- Some bamboos used in housing -- Shortcomings of bamboo and how to overcome them -- Preservation -- Skill requirements -- Tool requirements

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