Bamboo Museum (2011)

Location: Palampur, Himachal Pradesh, India


This is the only Bamboo museum in India. To flourish sustainably, museums must value and protect natural and cultural environments and remain sensitive towards its impact on visitors. This project shows the usage of bamboo in various forms in construction and interiors.

The central dome is glazed. The roofing for the exhibition hall and the passage is Bamboo Mat Corrugated Sheet (BMCS). The flooring is of cement oxide flooring in combination of red and black. Walls are made of Bamboo Crete Walls. Inner wall is of plaster or round bamboo finish or Bamboo Mat Board. Bamboo Mat Boards in combination with glazing is used for the doors. The wood for the doors is of neem and other locally available seasoned wood.


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