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Colbie / Bamboo Wall Cladding


The Colbie wall cladding was inspired by bee hives, and its concept is the union. The product has fittings that connect the modules forming the wall cladding, referring the hexagonal shape of the hives. The raw material chosen was the bamboo plate, since it is a renewable resource and it has a low-cost production capability.
The production of the parts is made of two types of plate thickness, a 10 mm and 20 mm, enabling variations and compositions of the wall cladding. Installation is done with screws, facilitating the process and avoiding serious damage to the product, so it can be removed and reused without the parts being damaged.


State University of Maringá

State University of Maringá
Avenida São Paulo, 1280
Maringá, Brazil

Mariane Mukai,
State University of Maringá

Vitor Lonchiati,
State University of Maringá

Naomi Fukuyama,
State University of Maringá