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House being built Limbu, Bina


Many buildings are built using stones and mud mortar. As can be seen here however, earthquake resistant designs such as horizontal bands are also employed. 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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