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TRIBHUVAN UNIVERSITY

INSTITUTE OF ENGINEERING

DEPARTMENT OF ARCHITECTURE
PULCHOWK CAMPUS

A THESIS PROPOSAL ON DEISGNING

RECREATIONAL TOURIST RESORT
FOR PARTIAL FULFILLMENT OF REQUIREMENT FOR THE COMPLETION OF BACHELORS DEGREE IN ARCHITECTURE

SUBMITTED TO:

PROF. DR. SUDARSHAN RAJ TIWARI
THESIS COORDINATOR

SUBMITTED BY:

BISHWODEV BHATTARAI
064/B.ARCH./208

DATE: DECEMBER 16, 2011

Thesis Proposal on Designing Recreational Tourist Resort

TABLE OF CONTENT 1. BACKGROUND 2. INTRODUCTION 2.1 WHAT IS RESORT 2.2 RESORT SCENARION IN NEPAL 3. INTRODUCTION OF PROJECT 4. JUSTIFICATION OBJECTIVE SCOPE AND LIMITATIONS METHODOLOGY PROPOSED CASE STUDY,PROGRAM STUDY AND LITERATURE REVIEW 9. PROJECT OUTPUT 10. SITE ANALYSIS AND LOCATION INFORMATION 10.1 SWOT ANALYSIS OF SITE 11. PROGRAM FORMULATION AND AREA ANALYSIS 12. CONCLUSION A. REFERENCES 5. 6. 7. 8.

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ACKNOWLEDGEMENT I would like to pay my deep respect to my professor Dr. Sudarshan Raj Tiwari for his valuable guidance and advice. It would have been a hard task for me to choose my thesis topic without his suggestion and I am pleased to have him as our thesis coordinator. I would also like to acknowledge seniors and friends for their worthy suggestions and advice. At last, I would like to thank all of them who directly or indirectly helped during preparation of this thesis proposal.

Bishwodev Bhattarai 064/B.Arch/208

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1.0 BACKGROUND Nepal comprises only 0.1% of the land area in a global scale but is endowed with disproportionately rich diversity of flora and fauna; heart seizing scenic beauty; diverse culture; ethnic etiquettes. Nepal¶s diverse and magnificent environment along with the country¶s hospitable and pleasant people has made her one of the major tourist destinations for world around. The diverse geology, climate, and biodiversity with in a short N-S length and variation in culture, tradition, built forms, and socio-economic pattern is a uniqueness of Nepal. One can experience scorching heat to freezing cold within 4-5 day trek, with a great natural and cultural variance, which is almost hard to get anywhere in any other part of the world as the climate here varies from Tropical to Arctic. Globalization has narrowed the boundaries between countries and people¶s curiosity is dragging them here and there creating new from of social language, Tourism. Touring is a historic concept but it has not been half a century, it developed as industry and gained its pace to highly advanced state. Now, if we stare on present trend, tourism has been an essential part of local as well national economy. Countries like Switzerland, Thailand, Maldives, China, South Africa etc well known for tourism industry whose national economy rely in it. Dubai has forecasted 2030 A.D (1)to be the time when its all oil resources exhaust. Thus, it has planned to make it world¶s prominent tourist destination by 2015 and creating architectural oasis with tones and tones of money on constructing marvelous, iconic buildings like Burz Dubai, Burzal-Arab, Palm Island so that people all around fly there to enjoy the charm of modern architecture. Thailand is well known for mall tourism, where foreigner goes for shopping, tourist goes Switzerland for ski, Africa for wild safari and so on. Nepal has also huge potential in this sector, as tourism is one of the major sources of foreign exchange earner for the country and accounts for more than 17.11 % (2) of the total GDP. The potential Culture and Nature tourism, which needs no extra infrastructural investment like in sports tourism and the trend of tourism in Nepal is also what I have mentioned here. There are two forms of economic growth caused by tourism, one is local which is due to internal tourism, and other is national due to international...
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