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As a cost saving measure, long slices of bamboo were used in place of steel reinforcing rods. This was not my idea, but I did not oppose it. I wish I had. The workmen used wooden stakes to hold the latticework of bamboo off of the dirt surface below before pouring the cement. Later, we had a big termite problem!

Bamboo in place of steel reinforcing rods

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