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L.I.S.A. Redaktion | 08/16/2017 | 712 Views | Movies by the Gerda Henkel Foundation

Nepal - A frail heritage

Episode 3: The reconstruction of the Harishankara temple

The Harishankara temple dominated the main square in Patan until the Nepal earthquake in April 2015 caused it to collapse. Using the remains and past pictures of the monument, its reconstruction…

The reconstruction of the Harishankara temple
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L.I.S.A. Redaktion | 08/09/2017 | 549 Views | Movies by the Gerda Henkel Foundation

Nepal - A frail heritage

Episode 2: Housing the Gods

Rituals define the lives of the people in Nepal. Every day starts with the worship of the gods and the appeasement of the spirits in the neighborhood. These are followed by yearly ritual of…

Housing the Gods
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L.I.S.A. Redaktion | 06/18/2017 | 4190 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 | 2067 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