These technologies are disseminated through training courses, seminars. Auroville Earth Institute Mission & Activities. Mission. The mission of the. Contact Us. Have a question or a comment? We’d love to hear from you!.

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CSEB is ready! This time the trainees had the opportunity to participate in the construction of real building.

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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 sarth tannin.

AVEI will introduce 1-year diploma programs for post-graduate students of architecture and engineering, masonry technicians, and vocational masonry craftsmen. Working on rammed earth foundation.

Basics of masonry – practice. Topics are technological issues such as block making, building CSEB walls, handling of the machine, soil identification.

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Training centre of the Auroville Earth institute. First week – theory. They enjoy working with their hands for building various things. Designing and realizing 8 educational videos of about 20 mn in English and then in Tamil. To enable and empower people to erath their own dwellings using earthen techniques.

To revive traditional skills, and to link ancestral augoville vernacular traditions of raw earth construction with the modern technologies of stabilised earth. Casting a rectangular table. First week – practical work. This page was intsitute edited on 18 Marchat Training Sincethe Auroville Earth Institute has educated over 12, people from 84 countries in sustainable building technologies and land management practices, focusing on the use of earth as a building material.


Operation of the Auram press. To develop cost effective technologies, affordable to all. Set up the Auroville Earth Institute laboratory to permit accurate analysis of soils. Hands-on – building conical dome.

Please note that when the information below does mention the location of the training course, it means that the training course was in Auroville. Filling mix into Auram press. This insgitute aims to make extensive use of raw earth as the main insitute material, thereby using a local resource, which can help developing technologies that are energy saving, eco-friendly and sustainable.

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 material. Applying red oxide on the round table. This initiative aims to impact all levels of society, in India and abroad, through the co-education and networking of building specialists: Introduction on Earth Based Technologies.

AVEI has worked in 36 countries to promote and disseminate knowledge in earth architecture, and has garnered 15 awards for its work two international awards and eleven national awards. Trainees building an arch. Masonry week – building arches. Trainees improvise during construction of the dome.


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A training convention has been established with the School of Architecture of Grenoble, France, for offering long-term training courses to their students. The activities of the institute include research and development of earthen technologiestraining and educationpublication and dissemination, and the following services offered within India and abroad: CSEB produced by trainees.

To date, the main synthesis of this research on appropriate building technologies based on stabilised earth is implemented in the campus the Auroville Earth Institute. Practice with the Auram Starting institufe build an arch. The course covers basics on soil characteristics, design, calculation, block production, quality control, etc.

This course covers the structural design of vaulted masonry along with integrated principles of construction, and includes hands-on sessions on the construction of arches, vaults and domes. Pointed arch is ready.

Training Outcome with Photos. Keystone to be placed.