These builders actually live on site with their families! They are itinerant and move from site to site as needed with all the family turning out to help. It is an interesting contrast with the wealthy tourists who will eventually occupy this hotel extension.
By the way, as Bangkok is sitting on a vast ocean of mud, any building higher than a certain level must be supported on pillars below ground to the bedrock.
It is a very long way down…
From the collection: ‘Siam 2: Ponder’