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Auroville, an experimental "universal township"


Auroville, also known as “The city of Dawn” or “La ville de l’Aurore” in french, is an experimental township closed to Pondicherry in South India. 740 more words


Wood House – Auroville / render images, impressions, floorplans ...

As with most of our projects, a considerable amount of time goes into producing beautiful (to our eyes) drawings. Featured here are the elaborate drawings for the previously posted wood house in one of the forest areas of Auroville. 124 more words


House in Poe’s Garden / Chennai – Some Instagram impressions from the site

The post shows a selection of Instagram-edited photos from the site … Just so :-)

The Western facade while plaster work is going on … 9 more words


House in Poe’s Garden / Chennai – Rendered floor plans and elevations

“Gut Ding will Weile haben …” (German proverb: “Good things take time …”)

While the building in Chennai slowly but surely approaches somewhat of a final round, the office with the client has tirelessly been working to fine-tune various parts of the design: from detailing important design elements such as the electrical layout, the window detailing (which will be a separate post soon), the tuning of each and every space and its future furniture layout… Every decision taken will be re-evaluated, cross-checked with the assumed real needs and the real daily life of the client and his family until the agreed upon most ideal solution is found. 381 more words


The three most epic parties I have been to in India

I am not much of a clubbing person. Partly because the crowd at most of the clubs make me conscious of my age (“You are only as old as you feel”- yes I’ve heard that one before, but nevertheless!) Call me an aunty, but I just cannot dance the night away in my heels. 662 more words

Travel Diaries........

Jane's Homemade Kefir (otherwise known as 'Bob')

The Beach House Kitchen has evolved into a vegan food corner, but Jane still loves the Kefir, read on to find out exactly why:

I didn’t know an awful lot about Kefir the wonder-culture, until the day I wandered into Solitude farm, Auroville, India, where a fantastically interesting woman, ecologist and shining light called Aline happened to be volunteering. 1,093 more words


Travel Post Card : MantriMandir, Pondicherry

This is part of a new series on our blog. Every monday we will share a postcard from our travel.

A Golden ball shimmering in the sunshine striking against the blue… 73 more words