WORKS IN THE PAST: MEZZANINE FLOOR SLAB

As promised in one of the previous posts, to keep you all informed about the works done and currently going on site, today, we start with the mezzanine slab which was laid in the third house, i.e. the family unit.

Mezzanine slab in the third house is children’s play area, and to provide families who will be living in the house, a space for leisure activities.… READ MORE...

The Story of Last Saturday…

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Morning: Hello all! Today is a good day to say the least, positive vibes and a particularly reinforced drive towards the project. Yesterday, was the first day of using the new method of mixing cob using the JCB, as Toni, Jed and Rene, looked into other more efficient ways of mixing cob and producing a higher volume.… READ MORE...

The Story of Tuesday…

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Morning: we visited the Goldconde building, designed by the Japanese architect George Nakishima in 1945, post WWII. The building was typical of the European, art-deco influence, of clean, post-modern and spacious construction. Very similar to the Western European Bauhaus style. Within the building were beautiful and modern furniture that the Nakishima’s created and still today produce.… READ MORE...

Waste Management: The City Scene

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The Resource Centre at SacredGroves where our waste is segregated into 9 different types.

 

A post-Auroville Experience…

The typical Indian city is far from implementing the basic rule of handling urban waste: segregation. The local residents’ association, however, takes the matter into its own hands once in a while.… READ MORE...

Change!

We’re changing: that’s the only constant in life.

This past week we went through a lot of changes, people coming in, people heading out, people taking a break.. Things are changing!

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First it was Jagruti who had to return to her college. … READ MORE...