KLL Logo

Kathmandu Living Labs in the media

KLL in media

The Guardian covers KLL's post-earthquake works

The British Newspaper giant, The Guardian, covers Kathmandu Living Lab's key role in the days following the massive earthquake in the April of last year. The article highlights KLL's instrumental role in mobilizing thousands of online volunteers in creating rapid digital and paper maps of earthquake affected areas immediately after the earthquake, along with the advantages and need of having local organizations in the forefront of disaster response programs. It also touches on one of the most common roadblocks to sustaining endeavors like KLL.

We have been featured in

the guardian newspaper logo
BBC World newspaper logo
Next City logo
The NY Times logo
More Coverages
KLL and QuakeMap in Audio-Video Bites
Kathmandu Living Labs, QuakeMap.org and its supporting partners have been aired on different radio and TV programs covering their work in aiding relief coordination and distribution in the post-earthquake era. Below is the list of audio and video bites:
Read Full Article
newspaper logo
3 Ways Nepalis Are Using Crowdsourcing to Aid in Quake Relief
The New York Times writes, "In the wake of the 7.8 magnitude earthquake that hit their country over the weekend, many Nepalis at home and abroad have found a new way to help — as digital volunteers, spending hours hunched over their laptops, using crowdsourcing technologies and social platforms to participate in the relief effort. Here are three examples of initiatives led by Nepalis to assist their countrymen as they try to rebuild, using open-source mapping, crowdfunding and crowdsourcing, and how experts see the effort."
Read Full Article
newspaper logo
Open Cities Project featured in Next City Forefront
Open Cities Project is featured in Next City Forefront under the heading, ‘The New Cartographers- How a Mapping Renaissance Is Changing the Way We See Cities’. It is a story by Joanna Mikulski published on Oct 13, 2014. The article covers five different impactful mapping projects from all over the world. The World Bank’s Open Cities Project in Kathmandu is one among these.
The article talks about the start, the achievements and the after effects of the Open Cities Project in Kathmandu, which was carried out by a team led by Dr. Nama Budhathoki. This team and Dr. Budhathoki currently comprise Kathmandu Living Labs.
Read Full Article
newspaper logo
Kathmandu Living Labs work wins best paper award!
The paper Robert Soden (doctoral student at University of Colorado, Boulder) co-authored with Dr. Nama Raj Budhathoki and Prof. Leysia Palen has won the best student paper award at The 11th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management. The conference was held at the College of Information Sciences and Technology, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park from May 18-21, 2014. The paper is titled "Resilience Building and the Crisis Informatics Agenda: Lessons Learned from Open Cities Kathmandu."
Read Full Article
Quick Links
Get Involved
Follow Us

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Contact Details

1474 Lamtangin Marg, Chundevi



KLL logo white

Copyright 2023. Kathmandu Living Labs. All Rights Reserved