Bamboo Fibre Is Stronger and Cheaper than Steel, Says Dirk Hebel

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Fairs, Marcus (2015). Bamboo Fibre Is Stronger and Cheaper than Steel, Says Dirk Hebel, Dezeen Magazine (online).

Bamboo could “revolutionise the building industry” and replace steel as the dominant reinforcing material, according to a professor who is working on new applications for the grass. Speaking at WAF in Singapore today, Dirk Hebel said that bamboo fibre could be used as a more sustainable and far cheaper alternative to steel on construction sites.