Teams must build a bamboo structure to support the entire team.
In Bamboo platform, teams are provided with bamboo, gloves, cutters and rope and must build a platform.
First, teams brainstirm, then make a sketch and finally implement their design with manual labor. The witty teams weigh test their design severl times throughout the building process, while some team figure out their strucutre does not support only when they all climb up onto it.
When the structure collapses, other teams burst out in laughter. The first team who accomplishes their task is the winning team. A thorough debrief is recommended to discuss different strategies and how to deal with failure.
This activity encourages planning, strategy, team work and debriefing is focused on what can teams learn from failure.