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Bamboo Finish Line Arch for Subaru Beach Battle

Bamboo Finish Line Arch for Subaru Beach Battle

Stéphane Schröder 12/12/2016 0
This year we've built a unique bamboo start finish line arch for the 3rd edition of the Subaru Beach Battle in Wijk aan Zee, the Netherlands. The bamboo archway which can also be used as an entrance arch is entirely made from South American Guadua bamboo poles. The total measurements of the bamboo finish line arch are 8 x 5 m of which the entrance...
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Impressive Bamboo Exhibition Stand Eyecatcher at Masters of LXRY

Impressive Bamboo Exhibition Stand Eyecatcher at Masters of LXRY

Stéphane Schröder 10/12/2016 0
For the fifteenth edition of Masters of LXRY at the Amsterdam RAI, formerly known as the Millionaire Fair, Bamboo Import Europe had the opportunity to build a unique black bamboo exhibition stand. The reactions among the 7,500 VIP guests were overwhelming during the opening night on December 8, 2016! Original design of the bamboo exhibition stan...
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What are the Mechanical Properties of Bamboo?

What are the Mechanical Properties of Bamboo?

Stéphane Schröder 15/11/2016 0
What are the mechanical properties of bamboo? It is probably one of the most frequently asked questions among European or American architects, engineers and builders. Such information is easily found and available for wood, steel, concrete or even engineered bamboo products such as flooring and paneling, but this is not the case for bamboo poles. W...
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Bamboo Scaffolding for Dutch Design Week 2016

Bamboo Scaffolding for Dutch Design Week 2016

Stéphane Schröder 24/10/2016 0
Design bureau HeyHeydeHaas has built a number of impressive bamboo scaffolds for the 15th edition of Dutch Design Week in Eindhoven. About 2,500 of our Chinese bamboo poles were used to build the bamboo structures that were inspired by bamboo scaffolding techniques from Hong Kong. The result is a maze of small streets that connect the participati...
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Bamboo Photo Contest Fall 2016

Bamboo Photo Contest Fall 2016

Stéphane Schröder 26/09/2016 0
These are the entries for the Fall 2016 Bamboo Photo Contest. Did you finish a beautiful bamboo project with one of our products? Than don't hesitate to submit your best photos and get a chance to win a €100 Bamboo Import gift card! The photo that has the most likes on our Facebook page at tyhe end of the season, wins our bamboo photo contest. 2n...
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Winners Bamboo Photo Contest Summer 2016

Winners Bamboo Photo Contest Summer 2016

Stéphane Schröder 26/09/2016 0
The winners of our summer 2016 bamboo photo contest are in! Congratulations to Wim Lindenberg, Gert Ponsteen and P&P Projects for the beautiful pictures and the end result. 1st Place  The photo from Wim Lindenberg received the most likes on our Facebook page and wins a Bamboo Import €100 gift card! Wim showed how a weathered bamboo gazebo was b...
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How is Bamboo Lumber Made?

How is Bamboo Lumber Made?

Stéphane Schröder 12/09/2016 0
Bamboo is a renewable resource that has become one of the most important alternatives to tropical hardwoods in recent years. Upon seeing bamboo flooring, kitchen cabinets or cutting boards you might wonder how round hollow bamboo stems are processed into solid bamboo lumber? It is important to note that engineered bamboo can be divided into two ma...
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General Properties of Bamboo and Maintenance Tips

General Properties of Bamboo and Maintenance Tips

Stéphane Schröder 29/08/2016 0
Bamboo is often described as very durable, however, this is primarily in reference to the sustainable growth of the bamboo plant, and not so much about the durability of the bamboo stems. Proper use, treatment, maintenance and care can ensure excellent durability because there exist bamboo structures of more than 200 years old, but it is important...
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26 Bamboo Fencing Ideas for Garden, Patio or Balcony

26 Bamboo Fencing Ideas for Garden, Patio or Balcony

Stéphane Schröder 17/08/2016 0
A bamboo screen can transform your garden, patio or balcony into a cozy and exotic paradise. With these 26 bamboo fencing ideas we'll gladly show you some beautiful examples and possibilities. Bamboo fencing is available in either rolls or panels. Bamboo fencing rolls are most suitable for covering an existing wall, wooden fence or mesh panel. Bam...
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Bamboo Hammock Stand for Festivals and Special Events

Bamboo Hammock Stand for Festivals and Special Events

Stéphane Schröder 15/08/2016 0
A bamboo hammock stand for festivals, parties and special events, that's what the innovative Dutch design company 4 Little Birds invented. The unique concept has proven great success during the last festival seasons. A "tropical hangout" as the designers describe it, provides a comfortable way to relax during the hot summer months but is also an...
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