Bamboo Frequently Asked Questions
Are you interested in learning more about Sangay Architects and our design process? Quickly find out whether we’ve already addressed your questions by checking out our FAQs below. If you still haven’t found what you’re looking for, feel free to give us a call and we’ll be happy to answer any additional questions you may have.
How long will bamboo structures lasts?
No need to worry about longetivity of our bamboo in this modern age. With a thoroughly treated poles, a technically approached bamboo design configurations, and a fine quality construction, it can last for more than 30years.
Can your designs withstand typhoons in the Philippines?
Yes, our design process involves tedious technical structural testings and designs from local and foreign bamboo specialist. We ensure that each bamboo structure can surpass a wind at 250kph.
How long does it usually take for a bamboo structure to be built?
It depends on the scale of the project. But for a stand-alone 300sqm to 500sqm building footprint development, an 8 to 18 months duration is typical.
Do you accept projects outside Metro Manila, Philippines?
Yes we do accept projects outside Metro Manila. We have a well established network with reliable bamboo suppliers, and a well trained bamboo craftsmen / workers that are flexible to engage wherever the project requires them to.
What bamboo species do you use?
We use varieties of Philippines bamboo species such as bambusa blumeana "kawayan tinik" and dendrocalamus asper "giant bamboo".
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