Hong Kong has become synonymous with its population density and verticality. During the later half of the 20th Century it had the highest density of skyscrapers in the world, exceeding New York City, Sao Paolo and many other mega-cities.
While most cities rely on the steadiness of steel and aluminium scaffolding, buildings in Hong Kong have been built by using bamboo scaffolding and plastic ties, predominantly due to the material’s flexibility, light weight nature and ability to be constructed quickly.
The following video show the assembly of bamboo scaffolding...
Image Source: Archdaily, August 2016
Video Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jTT7eAuJuaM