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In pictures: Monks in commercial Bangkok
Subsiding Buddhas

"When they first started the construction, there was a lot of pollution, and the monks suffered from inhaling the dirt.

"There were also a lot of problems with the temple buildings, as a result of all the digging. The floor subsided right under these Buddhist statues. Another time, our toilet system completely collapsed.

"But the construction companies have been very nice to us. They've always offered to repair any damages."

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