HPA2009 Seismic Architecture in Koti Banal
By Somenath Mukhopadhyay (India)
HPA2009 Documentary Award
Time: February 24, 2009
Place: Rajgarhi, Uttarakhand, Uttarkashi, ndia
Koti Banal is located in an earthquake prone region. People living in this area developed an architecture style with many earthquake safety techniques. Thanks to these heritage from ancestors, locals experienced less loss during a series of seismic events, such as the Uttarkashi earthquake (1991) and Chamoli earthquake (1999).
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