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NEPAL: Looking to low-tech wastewater treatment

NEPAL: Looking to low-tech wastewater treatment | Nepali Architecture & Urban Planning | Scoop.it
NEPAL: Looking to low-tech wastewater treatmentIRINnews.orgKATHMANDU, 9 February 2012 (IRIN) - In Nepal where one of the biggest childhood killers is water-borne diseases, officials are slowly adopting decentralized ways of treating urban wastewater.
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Private residences used for commerce - Himalayan Times

Private residences used for commerceHimalayan TimesKATHMANDU: In recent years, Kathmandu valley has turned more into a concrete jungle than well planned capital.
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Govt drive to identify landless squatters - Republica

Govt drive to identify landless squattersRepublicaKATHMANDU, Feb 7: The commission for resolving the problem of landless squatters has decided to identify genuine landless squatters across the country.
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The Himalayan Times : Solid waste management - Detail News : Nepal News Portal

People do not realise that solid waste reduction and recycling helps in addressing global climate change. They are not aware that the trash they toss away leads to emissions of greenhouse gases.
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Architectural jewels lost in haphazard urbanisation

KATHMANDU: It is said that the medieval era never really ended in Nepal, its historic towns and architectural jewels blessed by an unbroken continuity of life and ritual that links the present with the past.
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Time to redefine: Urban aid sets fundamental challenge

Time to redefine: Urban aid sets fundamental challengePreventionWeb (press release)Robert Piper, UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Nepal, gave an excellent keynote address on the situation in Kathmandu, Nepal.
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About SAARCH 2012 in Bhutan | The Bhutan Institute of Architects (BIA)

About SAARCH 2012 in Bhutan | The Bhutan Institute of Architects (BIA) | Nepali Architecture & Urban Planning | Scoop.it

The SAARCH (South Asian) ARCHITECTS

Council and Conference 2012

Host : Bhutan Institute of Architects with support from the Government of Bhutan

Dates: 9-11 February 2012

9 Feb = Delegates Council Meeting
10-11 Feb = Architects Conference
Venue: Thimphu, Bhutan

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NEPAL'S INDUSTRIAL HERITAGE - Himalayan Times

NEPAL'S INDUSTRIAL HERITAGEHimalayan TimesKATHMANDU: I was looking forward to spending a day in Biratnagar. It had been over 15 years since I had spent a large part of two years working on various projects in and around Biratnagar.
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Patan museum

Patan museum | Nepali Architecture & Urban Planning | Scoop.it
Situated in the former royal palace. A real juwel of Newari architecture and a treasure of Nepalese art.
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Brick Kilns: A Threat to Urban Agriculture in Kathmandu, Nepal ...

Brick Kilns: A Threat to Urban Agriculture in Kathmandu, Nepal ... | Nepali Architecture & Urban Planning | Scoop.it
Photos by Sushil Thapa. In Kathmandu Valley, there are more than 500 brick kilns. By Sushil Thapa Kathmandu, Nepal ag.sushilthapa@gmail.com. Aug 22, 2011. The urban and peri-urban agriculture in Nepal covers a wide ...
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Walking, cycling and politics

Walking, cycling and politics | Nepali Architecture & Urban Planning | Scoop.it
from The Kathmandu Postby Anil Bhattarai SEP 26 -Only cycling and walking can save Kathmandu from becoming the most polluted place on earth, if it has already not become one yet. But cycling and walking are not just some technical issues.
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साइकलको चुनौती 'अव्यवस्थित सहरीकरण'- नागरिक दैनिक

साइकलको चुनौती 'अव्यवस्थित सहरीकरण'- नागरिक दैनिक | Nepali Architecture & Urban Planning | Scoop.it
Published on: November 24, 2011, ThursdayClick on the image below to enlarge it.
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society & clture of nepal: Nepal Art

society & clture of nepal: Nepal Art | Nepali Architecture & Urban Planning | Scoop.it
A Nepalese architectural style borne out of Buddhist concepts and used in the construction of Buddhist shrines. Stupa architecture is easy to spot. A square base is mounted upon a hemispherical structure.
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Photo of the Week: Congested Kathmandu Valley in Nepal

Photo of the Week: Congested Kathmandu Valley in Nepal | Nepali Architecture & Urban Planning | Scoop.it
Though mostly chaotic urban sprawl, Kathmandu is more than a quick stopover for travelers en-route to the Himalayas. At least one day of exploring its legendary temples must be included to any Nepal itinerary.
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Road expansion in full swing with razing of illegal houses

Road expansion in full swing with razing of illegal housesHimalayan TimesKATHMANDU: Work on the expansion of roads in the Kathmandu Valley has gained pace with authorities busy demolishing illegal houses along the city streets.
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Address pedestrian's safety! #kathmandu

Address pedestrian's safety!Himalayan TimesPopulation and traffic are increasing in the same ratio in cities like Kathmandu. Authorities are only managing the traffic, it is high time they thought about the footpath for the people.
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Tales of planning for Pokhara's lakeside

Tales of planning for Pokhara's lakesideHimalayan TimesKATHMANDU: I hailed a taxi just in front of the Himalayan Java on Tri Devi Marg.
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The Garden of Dreams #Kathmandu

The Garden of Dreams #Kathmandu | Nepali Architecture & Urban Planning | Scoop.it
As a family, the Ranas tended to reject traditional architecture in favour of styles imported from Europe. The architect was the foreign-trained Nepalese architect Kishore Narshingh, who designed the garden shortly after ...
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भद्रकाली-माइतीघर वैकल्पिक मार्गको ट्र्याक खुला

सर्वसाधारणले डेढ महिनाभित्रै फेरि भद्रकालीदेखि माइतीघरसम्मको सोझो यात्रा गर्न पाउने भएका छन्। यसै रुटलाई जोड्ने पुरानो सडकलाई सेनाले सुरक्षाको कारण देखाउँदै एक दशकअघि बन्द गरेको थियो। ...

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ASIA ADB says region must aim to develop clean competitive cities ...

ASIA ADB says region must aim to develop clean competitive cities ... | Nepali Architecture & Urban Planning | Scoop.it
At a recent forum in Manila, Philippines, ADB President Haruhiko Kuroda said that with 80% of Asia's GDP coming from urban areas, the quality and efficiency of its cities and their ability to innovate will determine the region's long-term...
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14th Earthquake Security Day today - Himalayan Times

14th Earthquake Security Day todayHimalayan Times"If Kathmandu were to be hit by a tremor equal in magnitude to the one in 1934‚ around 1 lakh people would die and 2 lakh would be injured." KATHMANDU: Various governmental and non-governmental...
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10 towns planned in hills to stem out-migration - #Nepal

10 towns planned in hills to stem out-migrationRepublicaKATHMANDU, Jan 12: The government has initiated the process of developing 10 small settlements along the Puspalal Mid-Hill Highway into big towns with necessary infrastructure and services,...
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Nepal Peace Pagoda, Brisbane

Nepal Peace Pagoda, Brisbane | Nepali Architecture & Urban Planning | Scoop.it
The work of 160 Nepalese families over two years in 1986 for the '88 World Expo.
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साइकलमैत्री पूर्वाधार निर्माण गरेबापत सिटी सेन्टरलाई कदरपत्र

साइकलमैत्री पूर्वाधार निर्माण गरेबापत सिटी सेन्टरलाई कदरपत्र | Nepali Architecture & Urban Planning | Scoop.it
राजन कठेतClick Here For Event Photosआज सेप्टेम्बर २४, २०११ का दिन विश्वभर जलवायू परिवर्तन र वातावरण संरक्षणसम्बन्धी जनचेतना जगाउन मनाइएको 'मुभिङ प्लानेट' नामक कार्यक्रममा साइकल र साइकल पूर्वाधारको प्रवर्द्दनमा २ वर्ष अघिदेखि लागिपरेको 'काठमाडौं साइकल...
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Urban Decay: Come to the Supermarket (in Old Kathmandu)

Urban Decay: Come to the Supermarket (in Old Kathmandu) | Nepali Architecture & Urban Planning | Scoop.it
Urban Decay. This blog documents what remains when man abandons his buildings, homes, schools, and factories. These decaying structures represent his impact on his world: where he lived, how he worked, and what he ...
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