Nowadays, THJ bamboo as a new type of eco-friendly building decoration material, has been suddenly emerged and has been widely conerned and applied. It has become a non-wood biological material that can replace raw materials such as wood, steel, plastic, aluminum and alloys.The advantages and
Nowadays, THJ bamboo as a new type of eco-friendly building decoration material, has been suddenly emerged and has been widely conerned and applied. It has become a non-wood biological material that can replace raw materials such as wood, steel, plastic, aluminum and alloys.
The advantages and characteristics of bamboo:
1. Abundant bamboo forest resources
Bamboo has the characteristics of a successful afforestation, and the underground stems can be whipped out every year to become useful, and it can be used sustainably without damaging the ecological environment. It is a special gift given to us by nature. It is an important part of China's forest resources and is known as the second largest forest resource in China. China's bamboo forest covers 5.2 million hectares, which has high industrial utilization value and excellent performance among the bamboos in the world. About 90% of Moso bamboo are concentrated and distributed in China, which provides advantages for the industrial utilization of bamboo in China. Bamboo grows fast and matures early, and it can be felled and used in 5 years. the annual cutting of bamboo in China is equivalent to 15 million cubic meters of wood volume, which plays an important role in alleviating the contradiction between supply and demand of wood in our country. China's bamboo resources rank first in the world in terms of bamboo forest area, stock volume, bamboo output, and bamboo product processing quantity and processing level.
2. High safety
Due to its light weight and good elasticity, bamboo is so good at resisting earthquakes that 30 bamboo houses at the epicentre of the 7.6-magnitude quake in Costa Rica survived, while many concrete houses and hotels collapsed.
3. High durability
The service life of properly treated bamboo can reach as long as 30 years, and the careful selection of bamboo types, anti-corrosion treatment, use of auxiliary materials and regular replacement of aging or damaged parts can increase the durability of the house.
4. High flexibility
Bamboo architecture is more flexible in design and construction. One of the advantages is that they can be regularly maintained by replacing damaged parts. Another advantage of bamboo is the rational application of traditional techniques in modern architectural design. Let bamboo to save the Earth.
Environmental benefits have been a major consideration in recent years. Construction projects should use locally sourced raw materials as much as possible, use energy-efficient designs, and the materials themselves should not be harmful to humans or the environment. In addition, labor-intensive technologies can accommodate more workers, and it turns out that only bamboo can satisfy these criteria to a great extent. Studies have shown that for buildings with the same area, the energy consumption ratio of bamboo and concrete is 1:8.
6. Good sustainability
Social, economic and environmental sustainability is an increasingly important issue in the current field of development. Bamboo itself possesses characteristics that meet all the indicators of sustainability, bamboo takes 3-5 years to mature, while wood takes at least 25 years, bamboo is one of plants which grow fastest.
7. Bamboo has strong radiation resistance
The atomic bombs dropped by the United States on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1945 left a serious hidden danger of nuclear radiation on the ground. In the center of the explosion and the surrounding area, animals and plants were almost extinct, only bamboo survived. Bamboo releases 35 percent more oxygen than any other plant, which is important for purifying the air and stabilizing the Earth's atmosphere.
Bamboo future direction: With the progress of society and the sustainable development of economy, the traditional reinforced concrete structure and steel structure have gradually exposed their inherent defects. "Green building" is the inevitable choice, the new materials should be developed and structural systems should be innovated to replace steel and concrete as the main building materials and structural forms within a certain range in the construction field, which has become the direction of innovation and reform in the field of civil engineering in the 21st century.