Bamboo scaffolding: why Hong Kong is among the last cities using centuries-old building method

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Bamboo scaffolding: why Hong Kong is among the last cities using centuries-old building method

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Why Hong Kong still uses bamboo scaffolding in construction

  • Everything you need to know about a material that is flexible, strong and cheaper than steel and aluminium
  • Bamboo scaffolding doesn’t require sophisticated machinery or complex tools to erect, just skilled - and brave - workers with nylon ties

Bamboo scaffolding: why Hong Kong is among the last cities using centuries-old building method

05:00

Bamboo scaffolding: why Hong Kong is among the last cities using centuries-old building method

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