Foundations laid for the first 3 houses!

The foundations for the first 3 houses and their water tanks were completed last week.

A mix of cement, earth and rubble in the ratio 1:9:18 is rammed into the foundation trenches. For the houses, a layer of bigger rocks is laid on top of this mix and a slurry of cement and earth is poured to fill in the gaps. 

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The Show Must Go On

The Summer School is finished and all the students have gone back to their places. However, our hands are still on work! Architect Sunmi, from Korea, and the interns are now working on the final details of the house… sketchings and more sketchings… Carry on, team!… READ MORE...

Summer School Kickstart!

The Project has finally kickstarted into action with the arrival of the first ever batch of the Auroville Green Practices’ Summer School.

Building up some fun!
Building up some fun!

A group of 22 architecture students, graduates and enthusiasts have come to Auroville for a three week workshop on green building practices.… READ MORE...