Preserving the Past: Recovering the Destroyed Buddha Statues and Niches in Bamiyan Afghanistan
For millennia, civilizations have built monuments to honor their gods, leaders, or founding principles, and with time those monuments that still exist have become revered treasures. Take, for example,...

The Road from Kabul to Kandahār
To have any hope of successfully rebuilding its ware-ravaged economy, Afghanistan will need a reliable transportation infrastructure. Reconstruction this heavily mined highway under a...

Rockfill Dams: Kajakai Central Core Dam, Afghanistan
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Rockfill Dams: Kajakai Central Core Dam, Afghanistan
This paper describes the design and construction of the rockfill dam embankment portion of Kajakai Project. This dam, in Central Afghanistan, was economically constructed despite its geographic...

 

 

 

 

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