NEPAL / NEW ORLEANS / SAUDI ARABIA

Revamping historical neighborhoods

An episode from the series HERITAGE HEROES

Format: HD
Duration: 24 ’
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Available versions: French | English
Rights: All Rights | Worldwide

Synopsis

Rohit Ranjitkar, Eduard Sekler and Erich Theophile helped save over 50 buildings in the temple complex of Kathmandu’s Durbar Square through the Kathmandu Valley Preservation Trust.

New Orleans activist Patricia Gay has assisted over 500 families to rebuild their homes and neighborhoods in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.

Mohamed Turshi Al Soghayer, in Saudi Arabia, inspired his neighbors to renovate their five-story traditional stone dwellings.