Exploring Auroville Architecture
A 3-day guided tour of Auroville and about 12 diverse architectural projects led by architects and experts in the field. Experience Auroville’s broad range of architecture in 3 short days - climate responsive design and planning, the use of ecological building materials, including other interdisciplinary components such as the use of renewable energy, waste water treatment and waste management. The gradual development of Auroville created a unique environment. For instance, vernacular habitats that have survived the test of time as a response to site, context and climate as well as contemporary buildings with modern technology, design and services. This combination, together with the diversity of experts makes Auroville’s architecture unique in every aspect. BENEFITS The interaction with each expert creates a fast learning environment that covers theory and a first-hand look into what challenged and inspired them. Participants get an opportunity to ask questions and get involved in discussions. Additionally, the diversity of site visits give participants a rich tapestry of different approaches and styles of building, along with an experience of Auroville, a city with a soul, in development.