Architects Without Frontiers – Nepal is in its 11th consecutive year, offering the opportunity to work in a community development project and post earthquake reconstruction alongside local tradesmen in a Nepali village, impacting the lives and architecture of the student and the community.
Following the success of June/July trip, the December/January trip is now open for applications.
Basic outline of the trip are as follows:
Dates : 28 December – 24 January.
2-3 Days intro in Kathmandu, visit 2 historical sites
1 day travel to Gorkha or Lamjung
14 Days working alongside local tradesmen constructing a facility for a small village.
5 Day trek (TBC)
1 Day rest
1 Day travel to Bhaktapur – world heritage listed city
3 Days in Bhaktapur – world heritage listed city
Travel to Kathmandu
Last few days in Kathmandu – visiting Palace & Durbar Square, shopping etc
As with previous years Nepali Architecture students will join us on the construction phase of the trip, continuing our close ties with Nepal Engineering college.
Additional information and contact details are to be found here.
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