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Metal frame building construction in Nigeria

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The environment in Nigeria is exceptionally exposed to diverse natural hazards. Due to this factor, this paper investigates a material which can be substituted for wood or steel in construction. Bamboo, a natural raw material, is one of the fastest growing plants on earth. Bamboo use in construction is not new; it has been regularly utilized for building mud houses and small huts in villages for centuries. Bamboo is a durable and exceptionally flexible building material. It has been utilized for flooring, walls, roofing, concrete reinforcement, and scaffolding, is light in weight and easily transported. This paper will examine bamboo and its environmental benefits, its properties and qualities. In Nigeria, the rate of bamboo use is low; therefore, this paper will investigate bamboo and its uses in Nigeria, conceivable uses that can be embraced demonstrating its accessibility and impacts on the environment in Nigeria.

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Nigeria is exceptionally exposed to diverse natural hazards. Due to this factor, this paper investigates a material which can be substituted for wood or steel in construction. Bamboo, a natural raw material, is one of the fastest growing plants on earth. Bamboo is a durable and exceptionally flexible building material. It has been utilized for flooring, walls, roofing, concrete reinforcement, and scaffolding, is light in weight and easily transported.weight and easily transported. This paper will examine bamboo and its environmental benefits, its properties and qualities. In Nigeria, the rate of bamboo use is low; therefore, this paper will investigate bamboo and its uses in Nigeria, conceivable uses that can be embraced demonstrating its accessibility and impacts on the environment in Nigeria.

 

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