‘zome building kit’ by big grass capabilities like a lego or meccano set but on a bigger scale and can be applied on a number of instances making a bamboo dome-like construction. the package can provide as a hangout place for kids in the backyard, a chill-out location to entertain visitors, a greenhouse for seedlings, a artistic area in the workplace, a silent place for yoga at house, a shady cabana next to the pool, or a tranquil glamping tent. on top of that, the project delivers a excellent solution for teams of persons who are passionate about sustainability, palms-on understanding, and geometry, endorsing teamwork though owning enjoyment.
start setting up the zome by laying out the foundation on the ground and connecting the strips with nuts and bolts
all visuals courtesy of big grass

 

 

the kit comes with all necessary accessories like 350 precision-manufactured bamboo strips, nuts, bolts, and an set up guide to produce a 3m x 3m building. the key challenge for giant grass was to scale their participatory style and design and setting up course of action and make it extra accessible and inexpensive enabling more folks to knowledge the pleasure of building collectively. zome is a different geometric shape than a dome, nonetheless, they both of those are light-weight structures and comply with very similar style ideas as symmetry, proportions, and triangulations. from a spatial perspective, a zome makes a substantially far more useable room in contrast to a dome a 3m diameter dome spans 1.5m in the center whilst, a 3m diameter zome about 2.8m.build your own dome-like structure with giant grass's zome building kit
attaching the strips with bolts and nuts is quick and effortless with out the need to have for unique applications

 

 

the framework is really quick to establish without having unique tools or construction knowledge though it can be assembled in 2-3hrs and dismantled in 3omin. meanwhile, if some parts split, they could be conveniently changed with no compromising the entire construction. the bamboo strips are coated with UV-resistant coating and will grey over time like timber until they get lined with oil, then they are ready to retain the yellow glimpse.build your own dome-like structure with giant grass's zome building kit
finished zome body in the yard

 

 

also, the kit can be used as a pop-up place or a long-lasting construction. the entire building weighs considerably less than 35kg and is easy to move around by two folks. even right after the framework is assembled, it is effortless to relocate as all the pieces come in a box 70 x 30 x 30cm in dimensions. the strips are designed from bamboo, and thanks to their superior tensile energy, enable the strips to marginally bend with no breaking. moreover, the construction is intended for a lot of applications and will create a feeling of pride and possession, empowering people to shape their own environments.build your own structure with giant grasss zome building kit 11
zome produces a great space for a tiny bamboo model building workshop or discussion

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admiring the geometric attractiveness of the zome at eveningbuild your own structure with giant grasss zome building kit 6
fairy lights on the zome body helps make for pretty outdoor room beneath distinct skybuild your own structure with giant grasss zome building kit 10
zome under a starry night glowing like a lantern

 

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creepers escalating on the zome body offer shade in a local community gardenbuild your own structure with giant grasss zome building kit 8
zome with lycra masking can make for ideal poolside shelters furnishing shade private cabana sort spaces

build your own dome-like structure with giant grass's zome building kit

zomes can be employed within the business as conference pods — they can be included with lycra, canvas or acrylic depending on the amount of privateness necessary

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the zome is 3m in diameter and 2.8m tall

 

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very same diameter zome is a lot taller than a geodesic dome furnishing much more usable area

 

 

job facts:

 

name: zome building kit

designers: large grass

layout crew: munir vahanvati and mittul vahanvati

 

 

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