Pawan Shrestha

Pawan Shrestha

Vice Chair , ASF-Int
Board Mandate: 2018 - 2020

Pawan is a practicing architect in Nepal.

He is the co-founder and the Chair of ASF-Nepal. He has been a member of the Board of ASF International for four years. His experience in the field of International Cooperation started in 2003 when he began collaborating with Engineers Without Borders Nepal as General Secretary and Project leads in various project. Since then, he has been involved in a range of different projects Healthy Homes Construction, Improvement of Cook Stoves, Improving Kitchen Management, housing, education, and health facilities in various parts of Nepal.

He was in the winner team of Mondialogo Award, Germany in 2003 and also a finalist of Development Market Place organized by World Bank Headquarter, USA. He was also president of Rotary Club of Kathmandu Sunrise in 2012.

ASF-Nepal is a non-political, non-profit organisation based on the voluntary work of professionals and students in the fields of engineering, architecture and the built environment, aiming to contribute to the sustainable development of disadvantaged communities in Nepal by sharing technical and scientific expertise, thereby helping communities improve the quality of their lives. Founded in 2004, in the last few years ASF-Nepal has accomplished more than a dozen development projects and has conducted talks and seminars related to sustainable development.

More specifically, ASF-Nepal’s aims are: to form a dynamic and cooperative platform for engineers and architects who want to exchange knowledge and experience with disadvantaged communities in the fields of technology and natural science, through long term contributions based on local needs and demands; to initiate and perform development related projects; to support existing education programs; to support development programs that enhance the sustainability of communities; to support distribution of knowledge as a means to arouse the interest of students in Nepal’s development; to collaborate with others in sustainable development projects; to research, promote and disseminate sustainable technologies and architectural designs aimed at the development of communities.


Pawan Shrestha

Vice Chairperson, ASF-Int

Member Organisation:
Architecture Sans Frontières Nepal

Board Mandate: 2018 – 2020