Conservation and Seismic Strengthening of the 18th-Century Octagonal Krishna Temple in Patan Durbar Square

This project includes the development of a model seismic design for earthquake resistance in the conservation of damaged historic stone structures.

Built through royal patronage in the early 18th-century, the octagonal Krishna Temple stands out for its innovative stone masonry construction. [Photo credit: U.S. Department of State]

Project Details


Location: Kathmandu, Nepal, Southern Asia, Asia Organiser(s): Kathmandu Valley Preservation Trust (KVPT) Funder(s): U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation Funding received: $150,000 (USD) Commencement Date: 09/2019 Project Status: Active
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