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L.I.S.A. Redaktion | 08/02/2017 | 1880 Views | Movies by the Gerda Henkel Foundation

Nepal - A frail heritage

Episode 1: The earthquake of 2015

The Nepal earthquake in April 2015 was not unexpected, however the prevention measures were not enough to avoid the catastrophe. Due to weaker infrastructures, the people and construction in the…

The earthquake of 2015
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L.I.S.A. Redaktion | 06/18/2017 | 4031 Views | Movies by the Gerda Henkel Foundation

Nepal - A frail heritage

Das Erdbeben von 2015

Project leadership:
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Niels Gutschow
Location:
Nepal
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Project
Two severe earthquakes hit Nepal on 25 April and 12 May 2015. Thousands of people lost their lives. Apart from the humanitarian disaster, the earthquakes also had a devastating impact on human cultural heritage. Numerous buildings of historical importance in Nepal were partly or completely destroyed, and a great many houses and temples collapsed and cannot be rebuilt. Since 1979 the architectural legacy of Kathmandu Valley has been a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site and even before…

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Georgios Chatzoudis | 04/11/2016 | 2045 Views | Interviews

Nepal - Zerbrechliches Erbe

Interview mit Niels Gutschow über Nepal ein Jahr nach den Erdbeben

Vor gut einem Jahr erschütterte eine Erdbebenserie die Region am Himalaya. Das Epizentrum des stärksten Bebens, das sich am 25. April 2015 ereignete, lag in der Nähe der nepalesischen Hauptstadt…

Nepal - Zerbrechliches Erbe