Building. Sustainable. Livelihoods.

KumaonBuild is an open source work-in-progress repository of ideas, concepts and resources to design, build and construct in the Kumaon region of Uttarakhand. It seeks to enable and build upon the essential

traditional village eco-system that is inherently sustainable. 

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Woodcraft of Kumaon

Revival of the endangered woodcraft of Likhai

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Workshops

Designing extensions to local dwellings to supplement livelihoods

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Rural Planning

Ecological Planning for rural communities

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Built Projects

Architectural manifestations of local heritage and culture 

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