Bamboo is available in multipurpose species which has multi dimensional uses. Bamboo is one of the oldest materials used for the construction of houses and other structures. It has strength, flexibility and versatility and therefore it is suitable for every component of the house when treated and used properly. As an excellent building material it is relatively cheap and easy to work with. Of all the great advantages of bamboo housing is its low cost compared to commercial houses. HBPL has built more than 35 different designs of bamboo houses in different parts of the country.
HBPL has been promoting bamboo housing for the benefit of rural poor and homeless people in order to improve their livelihood condition. HBPL has been associated with INBAR (International Network for Bamboo and Ratten), GTZ and World Bank. INBAR is an International intergovernmental organization which aims to transfer technology and develop networking between producer and consumers of bamboo and rattan around the world.
|Camp for Muku Kamaiya||300||Kanchanpur|
|Con Tech Pvt Rims Nepal||600||Melamchi|
|Rims Nepal Training Hall||1000||Baireni|
|ECG Center Bhawani Ekikrit||528||Lahan|
|Bhawani Ekikrit School||880||Kasaha, Siraha|
|FNCCI Trade School||1313||Surkhet|
|FNCCI Trade School||684||Surkhet|
|Mudhbary & Joshi Construction Office cum Residence||1200||Middle Marsyangdi Construction Site|
|Milk Collection Center (In association with World Vision Intl Nepal)||609||Syankudi|
|Chandi Lower Secondary School||1800||Bharatpokhari, Kaski|
|Training Hall Lekhnath Chamber of Commerce||1521||Lekhnath|
Of all the advantages of bamboo housing technology, the most important is its low cost that doesn't sacrifice quality, durability or space. Instead it provides an option that is feasible for populations with scarce resources.