International Conference on Low Carbon Design with Bamboo

Harnessing Bamboo’s Potential for Sustainable Architecture and Design

Kitakyushu-city (Japan), 19 –22 October 2023

Hosted by :
Asian Institute of Low Carbon Design
The University of Kitakyushu

Co-hosted by:
Xi’an Jiaotong University
Zhejiang University
Qingdao University of Technology
Tsinghua University
Tianjin Chengjian University,
Asian Institute of Low Carbon Design
International Academic Union of Oceanic Architecture (IAUOA)
Japanese Affairs Department of China Green Building Council

Supported by
Kitakyushu Convention & Visitors Association

Conference Overview:

The International Conference on Low Carbon Design with Bamboo aims to bring together architects, engineers, designers, researchers, policymakers, and industry professionals from around the world to explore the transformative potential of bamboo as a sustainable building material. The conference will highlight innovative solutions and design practices that promote low carbon emissions and environmentally responsible construction using bamboo.

Conference Objectives:

1. Showcase Bamboo’s Versatility: Present and discuss the unique properties of bamboo that make it a viable and eco-friendly alternative to traditional building materials. Demonstrate its versatility in various architectural applications, including housing, infrastructure, and interior design.

2. Low Carbon Design Principles: Explore cutting-edge design principles and methodologies that minimize the carbon footprint of buildings and promote sustainable construction practices with bamboo.

3. Inspiring Case Studies: Feature successful projects and case studies that exemplify the successful integration of bamboo in low carbon design, focusing on their environmental, social, and economic impacts.

4. Technological Advancements: Introduce the latest advancements in bamboo processing, preservation, and treatment techniques, as well as innovations in design and engineering using bamboo.

5. Policy and Regulation: Discuss existing policies, regulations, and standards related to bamboo-based construction and advocate for supportive measures to mainstream bamboo as a sustainable building material.

6. Environmental and Social Benefits: Highlight the ecological advantages of using bamboo, such as carbon sequestration, sustainable forest management, and its potential to create livelihood opportunities for local communities.