Bamboo Scaffolding – Dan Waters’ photo gallery

A selection of Dan Waters’ photographs of bamboo scaffolding in Hong Kong over the years:

A model of bamboo scaffolding, made by trainees of the Construction Industry Training Authority. 1990s

A model of bamboo scaffolding, made by trainees of the Construction Industry Training Authority.
1990s

A bamboo scaffolder who wears safety harness is climbing on the scaffolds. 1990s

A bamboo scaffolder wearing a safety harness
1990s

Bamboo - Dan Waters photos 1

A bamboo ladder strutting up outside St John’s Cathedral.
1994

Bamboo - Dan Waters photos 2

Storage of bamboo by the roadside with little risk of being stolen.
1994

In the 1950s, some people once predicted that bamboo scaffolds would no longer be useful and soon be replaced by steel and aluminum tubes. 2007

2007

A high-rise building under construction is covered completely by bamboo scaffolds to form working platforms and scrambling units. 2007

A high-rise building under construction is covered completely by bamboo scaffolds to form working platforms and scrambling units.
2007

Dr. Dan Waters standing in front of the mural of pandas and bamboo at the Sheung Shui Training Centre. 2007

Dr. Dan Waters standing in front of the mural of pandas and bamboo at the Sheung Shui Training Centre.
2007

See:

  • Hong Kong Industrial History: A Brief Account of the Accompanying Role Played
    by Technical Education and Training – Dan Waters in Newsletter 4
  • Technical Education and Training : Part Two – Dan Waters in Newsletter 5
  • Industrial Developments in Hong Kong: some personal observations – Dan Waters in Newsletter 7

 

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *