Perspective of Housing and Buildings Before and After Nepal Earthquake 2015

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                       The Gorkha-Nepal earthquake 2015 with magnitude of 7.5 brought tremendous loss of life and property across 17 districts. Many buildings (specially heritage sites) could not bear tremor of earthquake, finally crumbled in mean time lots of structure are structurally damaged and potentially posses threat to live in. The major reasons of damages so far distinguished as far as my knowledge.

What was Behind

Structural Defects

            We have lots of civil engineer and construction experts produced annually within country and from various foreign country still we lack environment to utilize knowledge and expertise to use in practice. We lack good housing and building design ethics, consciousness among house builders. The trend of consulting contractors and suppliers is more than engineers by customers/clients.

Introspection of rules, policies, codes, inspections, priorities

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