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John Sanday
John Sanday reviews his work in Nepal. He describes the development of a new historic preservation strategy in partnership with...

John Sanday

March 15, 1989 | Video Lecturer:
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John Sanday reviews his work in Nepal. He describes the development of a new historic preservation strategy in partnership with the Getty Foundation. He discusses Nepal and its cultural heritage. Sanday describes typical dwellings of the Nepalese, and notes the introduction of new materials and building techniques. Sanday documents the dereliction and disasters that have damaged many of the buildings there. He proposes his strategy for responding to natural disasters, theft, and the effects of modernization. Sanday describes the restoration of the Hanuman Dhoka royal palace in the center of the Kathmandu Valley. Sanday discusses his work in the city of Patan, reviewing local cultural traditions.

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