Carbon Natural: Using Molecular Logics as Inspiration in Micro-Bamboo Structures

  • Ralph Spencer SteenblikEmail author
Conference paper


This article outlines a scientific or iterative research process, designing a proto-architectural molecularly inspired micro-bamboo system, followed by some case-study examples of actualized instantiations of the system at scale. Turning to one of the most effective and strongest molecular structures, carbon, as inspiration for its particularly versatile, tribrachidium nature, and utilizing micro-bamboo for its mass-produced ubiquity, this effort created some unexpected novel opportunities, and has a multiplicity of possibilities.


Bamboo Molecular mimicry Tessellation Structural system Tensegrity 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Wenzhou ShiChina
  2. 2.New HavenUSA

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