Bamboo Scaffolding in Asia

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Joe Connors on September 5, 2011

In Jakarta, Indonesia, as in other lands of S.E. Asia, bamboo is often used in place of steel used in the West. These heroic workers go to great heights to build the outside structure of large buildings.

I wish I had a closer shot to show the "twine" that ties the poles together - amazing !

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Photo taken in Pasar Manggis, Setiabudi, South Jakarta City, Special Capital Region of Jakarta, Indonesia

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  • Uploaded on September 5, 2011
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    by Joe Connors

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