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bamboo words
bamboo words

Discipline: Professional Concept

Discipline: Professional Concept

Bamboo Words (Qiantang) umbrella develops a localized green design for manufacture. To adapt traditional material and crafts to contemporary manufacture, the umbrella frame uses bamboo, an abundant local resource, as the main material and uses a new technique called composite bamboo technique to meet requirements of manufacture. In addition, the frame develops the structure of traditional Chinese bamboo umbrella and adapts bamboo-split craft to manufacture. The umbrella re-interprets the relation between tradition and manufacture. It explores a better relationship among green design, traditional craft, traditional culture and new material.

Client / Manufacturer

Hangzhou Paradise Umbrella Group Co., Ltd.

Hangzhou Paradise Umbrella Group Co., Ltd.
Hangzhou, China

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Hangzhou Paradise Umbrella Group Co., Ltd.

Hangzhou Paradise Umbrella Group Co., Ltd.
Hangzhou, China

Chen Xiaolei, Xiong Xinbin, Dong Ying

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Zhejiang University

Zhejiang University City College
Hangzhou, China

Li You, Zhang Fan, Yang Cheng

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TEAK Cultue & Creative Co., Ltd.

TEAK Cultue & Creative Co., Ltd.
Hangzhou, China

Li You, Xu Xiaofeng, Qiu Bohui, Ruan Lu, Li Chen