Image of the Day: bamboo scaffolding anyone?

Construction can be pretty treacherous work, but what about clinging to the side of a new building with only bamboo and twine to support you? This scaffolding in Hong Kong is just one of many bamboo structures used for that very purpose. Apparently, it has a lot of benefits to metal scaffolding: lighter, cheaper, eco-friendly, and yet durable. But, there's something about it that just doesn't sound safe.

Via Oobject

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