Peter Steinhauer has spent 25 years capturing Hong Kong buildings under construction, surrounded by bamboo scaffolding contained in what he calls cocoons. Photo: Peter Steinhauer
Peter Steinhauer has spent 25 years capturing Hong Kong buildings under construction, surrounded by bamboo scaffolding contained in what he calls cocoons. Photo: Peter Steinhauer

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Photographer’s fascination with Hong Kong bamboo scaffolding shows in new book and exhibition

  • Peter Steinhauer’s eye was drawn to the colourful drapes covering scaffolding on Hong Kong construction sites, which he likens to cocoons
  • Images shot over more than 20 years capture ‘cocoons’ and city’s changing skyline

Peter Steinhauer has spent 25 years capturing Hong Kong buildings under construction, surrounded by bamboo scaffolding contained in what he calls cocoons. Photo: Peter Steinhauer
Peter Steinhauer has spent 25 years capturing Hong Kong buildings under construction, surrounded by bamboo scaffolding contained in what he calls cocoons. Photo: Peter Steinhauer
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