Nepal Earthquake Victims Build Earthbag Homes

Nepal Earthquake Victims Build Earthbag Homes


Earthquake recovery is taking much longer than expected since the 2015 quake in Nepal. Thousands of families still live in temporary tent shelters. In this video Peter Jensen from motherearthbuildings.com and Gopal Lama from the Just Nepal Foundation explain and explore the incredible promise of ‘earthbag buildings’. Earthbag construction is a technique made popular by the late Iranian architect Nader Khalili. It is cheap, sustainable and could help in many regions around the world where individuals are stuck living in temporary shelters.