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Auroville Architecture (Towards New Forms for a New Consciousness)

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About the book This book presents and explanatory introduction to the variety of architectural approaches taken since Auroville’s founding in 1968, white at the same time giving an opportunity to many of the township’s practicing architects to talk about their work their inspiration and future vision. Foreword This book Presents an explanatory introduction to the variety of architectural approaches taken since auroville’s founding in 1968, while at the same time ...
About the book

This book presents and explanatory introduction to the variety of architectural approaches taken since Auroville’s founding in 1968, white at the same time giving an opportunity to many of the township’s practicing architects to talk about their work their inspiration and future vision.

Foreword

This book Presents an explanatory introduction to the variety of architectural approaches taken since auroville’s founding in 1968, while at the same time giving an opportunity to many of the township’s practicing architects to talk about their work, their inspiration and future vision.

Although we hope the brochure acts as a source of inspiration and future to all those interested in architecture, both within India and abroad, It does not set out to presents any detailed analysis f Auroville architecture.

Contents

A Dream 6
Auroville And Its Architectural Journey 8
Auroville Concepts And Inauguration 10
A Model Future Township 13
Architecture And Urban Develop 14
Meet The Architect 18
Early Town Planning 24
Early Aspiration Settlement 32
Early Creative And Experimental Architecture 38
The Soul Of The City 46
Amphitheatre 50
Researches In Architecture 52
Planning The Township 54
The Location Of The Far Zones 55
Decoding He Galaxy 56
International Zone 58
Bharat Nivas, Pavilion Of India 58
Sri Aurobindo Auditorium 60
Kala Kendra 63
SAWCHU 64
Centre For Indian Culture 65
Atithi Griha Guest House 66
International House 68
Pavilion Of The Tibetan Culture 70
The Unity Pavilion 72
Hall Of Peace 73
Savitri Bahvan 76
Savitri Bhavan Hostel 80
Industrial Zone 82
Upasana 82
Auromode 83
CSR 83
Cultural Zone 84
Kalabhumi 84
CRIPA - Centre For Researche In The Performing Arts 85
Residential Zone 86
Samasti 86
Prarthna And Sukhvati Invocation 87
Samasti And Grace Settlement 88
Grace 89
Vikas 90
Surrender 90
Creativity 91
Citadines 92
Luminosity 94
Swayam 96
Realization 100
Arati lll 102
Maitreye 103
Maitreye ll 104
Inspiration 105
Prayathana ll 106
Public Buildings 108
Visitors Centre 108
Town Hall 112
Multimedia Centre 115
Mira Youth Hostel 116
Saller 117
Arka 119
Institute For Integral Health 120
The Auroville Library 121
Solar Kitchen 122
Pour Tous Distribution Centre 124
Saller Schools 126
Kindergarten 126
Progress Landscape 126
After School 126
Transition School 128
Future School 129
New Era Secondary School 130
Super School Building 131
The Pyramids 131
Deepanam School 131
Aikiyam School 134
Udavi School 134
La Piscine 135
llaignarkal Education Centre 135
Nandanam Kindergarten And Creche 135
Arka 136
Kuyilapalayam School 136
Bommaiyapalayam School 136
Pitanaga Hall 137
Auroville Health Centre 138
Quiet Healing Centre 139
Other Building 141
Aurelec - Prayogashala 141
Aureka 141
Lines Of Force 142
Water Tower 142
Verite Integral Learning Centre 143
Verite Yoga Hall 144
Road Service 145
Guest House 146
Afsanah Guest House 146
Centre Guest House 147
Samasti Guest House 148
Atithi Griha 148
Gaia's Garden Guest House 148
Fraternity Guest House 148
Profiles Of Architects 150
Roger Anger 150
Piero & Gloria Cicionesi 155
Andre Hababou 159
Proppo Pingel 162
Peter Anderschitz 166
Ajit & Ratna Koujalgi 167
Helmut Schmid 168
Suhuasini Ayer -Guigan 170
Rolf Redis 172
Mona Doctor - Pingel 174
Satprem Maini 180
Sigi Keller 182
Gundolf Zurmuhi 183
Sonali Phadnis 184
Shama Dalvi 187
Dharmesh Jadeja 188
Pino Marchese 192
Sheril Castelino 193
David Nightingale & Ganesha Bala 194
Ray Meeker 196
Shailaja Sudhalkar Bhati 198
Ananda 200
Meera Prajapati 201
Anita 202
Poonam Mulchandani 203
Sacred Groves 204
Fabian Ostner 206
Architects Who Have Contributed To Auroville 208
Anupama Kundoo 208
Dominic Dube 210
Jana Dreikhausen 212

 

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Item Code: NAJ193 Cover: Paperback Edition: 2014 Publisher: Aurobindo Ashram ISBN: 9788192815237 Language: English Size: 9.5 inch X 8.5 inch Pages: 216 (Throughtout Color and B/W Illustrations) Other Details: Weight of the Book: 745 gms
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