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Masons building a retaining wall Suji, Manoj


Most rebuilding of houses after the 2015 earthquake has necessarily been done by recycling old building materials. Here, masons are reusing stones from the older structure. 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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