Organised By Auroville Bamboo Centre
The Bamboo Camp will take place over 5 days, covering full day intensive sessions offered daily from 9 AM to 5 PM. The sessions are offered according to two areas of focus, as follows:
1. NATURAL BUILDING WITH BAMBOO
As a core component of the Camp, participants will gain the basic knowledge, skills and practice needed for bamboo construction, as well as technologies that use bamboo in combination with other local materials. Sessions include:
Theory and practice of working with bamboo
Bamboo carpentry: bending, cutting, joineries, split and weaving bamboo
After learning basic skills in bamboo technology, participants will help in making a bamboo structure and learn the know-how of building construction.
2. ABOUT KODAIKANAL
Kodaikanal is a hill town in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It’s set in an area of granite cliffs, forested valleys, lakes, waterfalls and grassy hills. At 2,000 meters above sea level, the town centers around man-made, star-shaped Kodaikanal Lake, bordered by evergreen forest. Rowing boats can be hired, and hikers and cyclists follow the 5km Lake Road path around the shore.