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New earthquake-resistant designs and technology Limbu, Bina


The post-earthquake of 2015 reconstruction has seen the adoption of many earthquake resistant technologies and materials. Here, horizontal bands have been utilised in addition to galvanised wire to hold the masonry walls. 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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