make your own dome-like construction with giant grass’s zome developing package

‘zome creating kit’ by large grass functions like a lego or meccano established but on…

‘zome creating kit’ by large grass functions like a lego or meccano established but on a larger scale and can be used on several cases creating a bamboo dome-like construction. the package can serve as a hangout place for young children in the backyard, a chill-out put to entertain guests, a greenhouse for seedlings, a creative place in the place of work, a silent room for yoga at dwelling, a shady cabana upcoming to the pool, or a tranquil glamping tent. additionally, the undertaking provides a ideal answer for teams of folks who are passionate about sustainability, palms-on mastering, and geometry, selling teamwork while getting exciting.
start making the zome by laying out the base on the floor and connecting the strips with nuts and bolts
all photos courtesy of giant grass

 

 

the kit comes with all required accessories which includes 350 precision-designed bamboo strips, nuts, bolts, and an installation guidebook to make a 3m x 3m design. the key challenge for huge grass was to scale their participatory design and style and making method and make it more obtainable and inexpensive letting much more men and women to practical experience the joy of creating collectively. zome is a different geometric form than a dome, even so, they both are light-weight buildings and observe very similar structure ideas as symmetry, proportions, and triangulations. from a spatial perspective, a zome makes a a great deal additional useable place in contrast to a dome a 3m diameter dome spans 1.5m in the centre whilst, a 3m diameter zome all-around 2.8m.build your own dome-like structure with giant grass's zome building kit
attaching the strips with bolts and nuts is speedy and easy without the want for distinctive instruments

 

 

the construction is quite uncomplicated to make devoid of unique applications or design experience though it can be assembled in 2-3hrs and dismantled in 3omin. in the meantime, if some items split, they could be effortlessly replaced devoid of compromising the overall structure. the bamboo strips are covered with UV-resistant coating and will grey in excess of time like timber unless of course they get protected with oil, then they are equipped to retain the yellow appear.build your own dome-like structure with giant grass's zome building kit
concluded zome frame in the backyard

 

 

additionally, the kit can be utilised as a pop-up room or a lasting construction. the entire design weighs a lot less than 35kg and is straightforward to transfer about by two people today. even just after the framework is assembled, it is straightforward to relocate as all the elements occur in a box 70 x 30 x 30cm in measurement. the strips are created from bamboo, and many thanks to their superior tensile toughness, let the strips to a bit bend with no breaking. additionally, the composition is intended for lots of reasons and will build a sense of pleasure and ownership, empowering people to form their personal environments.build your own structure with giant grasss zome building kit 11
zome makes a fantastic house for a small bamboo product making 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 outside area less than distinct skybuild your own structure with giant grasss zome building kit 10
zome underneath a starry night glowing like a lantern

 

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creepers increasing on the zome body give shade in a local community backyardbuild your own structure with giant grasss zome building kit 8
zome with lycra covering makes for best poolside shelters delivering shade private cabana kind spaces

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

zomes can be employed within the office as meeting pods — they can be protected with lycra, canvas or acrylic depending on the amount of money of privacy required

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the zome is 3m in diameter and 2.8m tall

 

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identical diameter zome is substantially taller than a geodesic dome offering extra usable house

 

 

job information:

 

title: zome creating package

designers: giant grass

design group: munir vahanvati and mittul vahanvati

 

 

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edited by: christina petridou | designboom