September 18, 2012 saw the Centre for Green Building Materials and Technology, Bangalore conducting its ‘Bamboo Application Technology’ (BAT) Courses Annual day, together with a celebration of World Bamboo Day. An exhibition titled ‘Exploring Bamboo’ was also inaugurated by I V Ramanuja Rao, Program Director, INBAR on the occasion. The exhibition showcased Bamboo architectural projects, bamboo furniture, products etc by BAT students and trainees of Manasaram Architects. Also on display were furniture by product designer, Sandeep Sangaru, and a Bamboo Art Installation by artist Shanthamani Muddiah. Workshops on working with bamboo were also conducted – both for school children and for Students, Architects, Engineers and Designers.