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bamboo furniture by taiwanese studio scope design

25 November 2013

Part of a bamboo fence

Scope design studio creates functional objects that emphasise the skills of the Taiwanese craftsmen who hand-make each design. Their latest collection of five different seating pieces has been presented at Taiwan designers’ week 2013. 

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Discussion starters 

  • Technological products: Use this and other examples to describe the performance properties of a range of materials and use these to suggest things the materials could be used for and describe feasible ways of manipulating a range of materials. (level 2)
  • Characteristics of technology: Use this and other examples to identify social and/or environmental issues that may 
have influenced particular technological practices and/or the attributes of outcomes produced. (level 2)

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Keywords: bamboo, furniture, characteristics of technology, technological products

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