Auroville Earth Institute
Representative for Asia of the
UNESCO Chair for Earthen Architecture
The Auroville Earth Institute is researching, developing,
promoting and transferring earth-based technologies, which are cost and energy
effective. These technologies are disseminated through training courses,
seminars, workshops, manuals and documents. The Institute is also offering
various services, and provides consultancy within and outside India. The
Auroville Earth Institute is today the representative for Asia of the UNESCO Chair "Earthen Architecture, Constructive Cultures and Sustainable Development". 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: environment and heritage, human settlements, and
economy and production.
L'Avenir d'Auroville is the planning group
established to ensure that the development of the Auroville Township is in
accordance with the ideal that was the base for its creation.
L'Avenir d'Auroville website
Auroville's Funds and Assets Management Committee
has the responsibility to ensure the financial viability of collective housing
and public building projects.
Auroville Housing Service
Serves as a subgroup of the FAMC, its main focus is
to manage and allocate housing. The Auroville Housing Service will financially
contribute to the Realization Project.
The Council is elected by Auroville's population and
controls the different official groups of the City.