8 Innovative Uses for Bamboo in Myanmar
Bamboo is a versatile and widely used material in Myanmar. It’s common to see innovative solutions, like this bridge, created out of this sustainable resource around the country.
In this photo you can see that they use bamboo not only as the material to build their houses in the countryside, but also the stairs.
This stairs are 100% made of bamboo and very useful in this type of hut.
Look how they did each step with 2 bamboo canes to make the steps more comfortable to climb and the steps are fixed to the main structure with another piece of bamboo.
This bamboo plant pot caught my attention because of it’s simplicity and eco design.
Other countryside bamboo innovations include this useful device: they tie the cows up to a bamboo cane with a weigh at one end so they don’t run away, although it looks like someone is fishing cows ;)
In the little ports by the river, locals stick a bunches of bamboo canes into the shore to create a place where they can tie-up their boats.
This is the frame of a traditional Burmese parasol made of bamboo cane before it’s covered with the cloth, as you can see in the next picture.
Skilfully erected bamboo scaffolding in Yangon. This shows how strong bamboo is.
It’s scary to see these two worker on top of this scaffolding, as you wouldn’t think that it’s sturdy enough.
Here is a nice bamboo beach umbrella to make the most of this amazing beach in Ngapali.