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New building incorporating traditional design elements Limbu, Bina


Many reconstructed buildings following the 2015 earthquake, particularly in the core areas of the Kathmandu Valley, have incorporated traditional building design such as artistic doors and windows for aesthetic and cultural reasons. Taken during the 1st phase of fieldwork conducted by the research team based at Social Science Baha in Kathmandu, Nepal, as part of the SSHRC Partnership Development Grant, ‘Expertise, Labour and Mobility in Nepal’s Post-Conflict, Post-Disaster Reconstruction’. See project details at https://elmnr.arts.ubc.ca/.

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