News PEC Project Competition 2022-2023

PEC Project Competition 2022-2023


  • PEC Award: An award of ~ 200,000 PKR
  • Project Title: Influence of Chemical Treatment on the structural properties and durability of local bamboo
  • Project Description:

o   The main goal is durability of bamboo applying (Acid)chemical treatment to be utilized in green construction.

o    Utilization of pretreated bamboo with the replacement of steel in composite beam and column structure

  • Potential Utility:

oWith rising concern about climate change, bamboo has emerged as a highly promising building material due to its durability and structural properties which are further enhanced by chemical treatment provided.