A New Paradigm in Using Bamboo as Sustainable Material for Future Building Construction


  • Mohd Zafrullah Mohd Taib College of Build Environment, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia
  • Shamsidar Ahmad College of Build Environment, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia
  • Widhi Nogroho Studio WNA Bali, Indonesia




Sustainable, Material, Bamboo, Building


The 21st century is a modern era with the human egoism of world greed that results in the imbalance of the earth and the release of carbon gases on ozone that are very worrying. The 'Sustainable Development Goals' (SDG) by United Nation makes using sustainable materials such as bamboo for building construction. However, negative perception has made it a material that is not widely used. This study explores and observes the design transformations of bamboo building construction. As a result, the evolution of building shapes and building shapes has become more dynamic and unique.

Author Biographies

Shamsidar Ahmad, College of Build Environment, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia

Senior Lecturer at College of Build Environment, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia.

Widhi Nogroho, Studio WNA Bali, Indonesia

Principal Architect of Studio WNA Bali, Indonesia. Specialist on Bamboo Achitecture.


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How to Cite

Mohd Taib, M. Z., Ahmad, S. ., & Nogroho, W. . (2023). A New Paradigm in Using Bamboo as Sustainable Material for Future Building Construction. Environment-Behaviour Proceedings Journal, 8(23), 195–200. https://doi.org/10.21834/ebpj.v8i23.4512