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Bimire was one of the hardest hit village in Nepal during the 2015 earthquakes. This left most of the stone houses and community structures destroyed, including many of the education facilities. The organizations Conscious Impact and Yuwa Unity Nepal saw this as an opportunity to offer an alternative approach to rebuilding using local materials in remote regions of the country.

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Consctruction of the school was completed using local soil. Compressed earth bricks were formed using the Auram 2000



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Project name: Siddhartha Primary School
Description: Nepal school reconstruction project with compressed earth blocks
Category: education
Design: GroundUP
Consultants: Frederik Dolmans
Building status: in use
Construction period: May - July 2016
Location: Bimire village, Nepal
Coordinates: 27°48'45.2'' N, 85°36'24'' E
Tags: community, earthquake, earth, education, mud brick
Project ID: 702
Published: 21 November 2016
Last updated: 16 May 2017
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