Structural engineering with bamboo
Date & Time

14 November 2019
08:15 Registration. 09:00 Start

Location

Cinnamon Room, Level 5, Novotel Singapore Clarke Quay
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Price

Standard:  S$450

IStructE/IES Member:  S$350

Retired IStructE/IES Member:  S$200

Full time student:  S$100

 

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Structural engineering with bamboo

Course
Date & Time

14 November 2019
08:15 Registration. 09:00 Start

Location

Cinnamon Room, Level 5, Novotel Singapore Clarke Quay
View on Google Maps

Price

Standard:  S$450

IStructE/IES Member:  S$350

Retired IStructE/IES Member:  S$200

Full time student:  S$100

 

Availability Places available

A one-day desk-based course on how to use bamboo structurally. The course will be interactive, with a mixture of lecture-style, individual and group exercises.  

The course will cover:

  • Introduction to bamboo and common myths
  • Advantages and disadvantages of bamboo, and where it can be used most appropriately
  • Methods of designing to resist fire, floods, earthquakes and winds
  • Connections
  • Durability of bamboo against insects and rot
  • Efficacy of traditional and modern preservation methods
  • Case studies of bamboo buildings from around the world

​The course is particularly suited to those with experience in construction such as engineers and architects, however all are invited to attend, including students.

Cost includes handouts, lunch and refreshments throughout the day.

View the one day agenda

Speaker

Sebastian Kaminski is an Associate structural engineer working in the specialist technology and research team in Arup, London.

Sebastian is a specialist in the structural use of bamboo, having worked on a number of projects using bamboo and cane around the world. He has presented and runs in-country training courses on the structural use of bamboo in the UK, Haiti, Nepal, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Ecuador and Kenya.

He is currently also involved in a number of research projects involving bamboo and is the lead author of a new bamboo-in-the-round design guide to be published in the UK shortly.

Sebastian is also one of the key contributors to the latest ISO bamboo structural design code.

Additional Attendee Information

Registration will be on a first-come-first-served basis, inclusive of coffee breaks and lunch. 

All registration must be submitted with the completed registration form by 18 October 2019.

PDU points pending.

Contact

Email - [email protected]

Name - Shelly Ng

Telephone - 65 6461 1222

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