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Masonry week – building arches. Students working on dome construction. Working on CSEB arches.
Trainees improvise during construction of the dome. Building a hemispherical dome.
Under the supervision of Director Satprem and co-directors Ayyappan and Lara, insstitute AVEI team includes on average 5 architects, 2 researchers, 1 engineer, 3 masons, 15 workers and 5 other support staff members. This Chair aims to accelerate the dissemination of scientific and technical know-how on earthen architecture amongst the higher education institutions, in the following three domains: To develop cost effective technologies, affordable to all.
Most of the technologies developed are mastered and the present research is focussed on alternative stabilizers to cement and alternative waterproofing with stabilized earth, composed of soil, sand, cement, lime, alum and tannin. Hands-on – building squinched dome.
The Institute offers various services and provides consultancy within and outside India. To see previous years photos please click here. To revive traditional knstitute, and to link ancestral and vernacular traditions of raw earth construction with the modern technologies of stabilised earth. Hollow interlocking block is ready! This research aims to make extensive use of raw earth as the main building material, thereby using a local resource, which can help developing technologies that are energy saving, eco-friendly and sustainable.
Set up the Auroville Earth Institute laboratory eagth permit accurate analysis of soils. To demonstrate that earth, as a building material, can be used to create modern, progressive, eco-friendly and safe habitats.
Knowledge is disseminated through training courses, seminars, workshops, manuals and other publications.
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To teach and practice sustainable resource management for both human and natural resources. To respect our Mother Earth, while using its natural resources to build auroviole sustainable future.
Casting a ferrocement door. CSEB produced by trainees.
Many students take the AVD Masonry course in tandem with this course. Hands-on workshop building arches – second week. The Volunteer will have to write reports on specific projects, articles, even brochures with the help of the people in charge aufoville the public relations, in order to raise funds to create the school. Views Read View source View history. AVEI will introduce 1-year diploma programs for post-graduate students of architecture and engineering, masonry technicians, and vocational masonry craftsmen.
Group photo – production week. Knowledge is disseminated through training courses, seminars, workshops, manuals and other publications.
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AVEI has worked in 36 countries to promote and disseminate knowledge in earth architecture, and has garnered thirteen awards for its work two international awards and eleven national awards. These technologies are disseminated through training courses, seminars, workshops, manuals and documents. Basics of masonry – theory class. Reviewing drawings by Satprem. Starting to build an arch. Working on rammed earth foundation. Training Outcome with Photos.
The main research and development is focussed on minimising the use of steel, cement and reinforced cement concrete RCC. This initiative aims to impact all levels of society, in India and abroad, through the co-education and networking of building specialists: Building a segmental dome.
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Sincethe Auroville Earth Institute has educated over 10, people from 79 countries in sustainable building technologies and land management practices, focusing on the use of earth as a building imstitute. Navigation menu Personal tools English Log in. To teach and practice sustainable resource management for both human and natural resources.
Trainees are coming from all over the world for getting theoretical and practical knowledge on earth architecture and aurovile appropriate building technologies.
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Building segmental 3 meter span vault. First week – AVD Theory. They enjoy working with their hands for building various things. To revive traditional skills, and to link ancestral and vernacular traditions of raw earth construction with the modern technologies of stabilised earth. Preparing eatth for CSEB. Building a semicircular arch.