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Niels Gutschow

Niels Gutschow, born in 1941 in Hamburg as the son of an architect, first came to Nepal in 1962, studied architecture in Darmstadt and returned to Bhaktapur in 1971 as a member of a team to restore the Pujarima_h. In the 1970s his research focused on Urban Space and Ritual; later he shifted toward architectural surveys which materialised in two major publications: The Nepalese Caitya. 1500 Years of Buddhist Votive Architecture in the Kathmandu Valley (1997) and Architecture of the Newars. A...See more