How they build it, Hong Kong style


You walk around Hong Kong, and everything screams M O D E R N I T Y.

Then you come upon a building under construction, and all the scaffolding is made of bamboo, intricately secured with tens of thousands of hand-tied joints! It turns out to be really stable and it gives a bit in high winds. There are scaffolding masters who erect (and take down) these wonderful, recyclable constructions..


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