On Apr 5, 2017
Abari: Traditional Ambience with Modern Engineering
Abari: Traditional Ambiance with Modern Engineering
The rammed earth walls of the beautifully laid Madan Puraskar Pustakalaya, a national archive, in Patan stirs memory of centuries old architecture and building practices in Nepal, yet intricately tended bamboo roof truss and expedient interior design arouses a sense of modernity. However, in rapidly growing concrete settlements, the idea of building structure with locally available materials, such as mud and bamboo is becoming more and more unconventional. Read how Mr. Nripal Adhikary and his Abari Team have been daring to shift the paradigm of modern building practices by materializing the use of bamboos and combining traditional architecture with modern engineering to build earthquake resistant homes and structures.