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Sustainable Building


Conspiracy of Silence

Information shared by MoEF under RTI is minimal and partial. Further it took MoEF far more than a month to respond to the two RTIs filed by CSE. It makes mockery of the appraisal process as evident in the wide gap between information sought by us and the amount of information shared by the Union Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF- GoI). This opaqueness must go if cities have to demonstrate their progress towards sustainability.

Keep watching this space for more such revelations!

Green Building Projects

All buildings use resources such as land, water, energy, materials and time to fulfill the functional needs of a space over an extended period of time and leave impacts on the environment. As such, there can be no buildings without environmental impact. However, buildings can be designed to keep the impact of buildings within the carrying capacity of the local environment.

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Solar Kitchen, Auroville

 
Architecture by: Suhasini Ayer
 

Auroville Visitors Centre

 
Architecture by: Suhasini Ayer / Satprem Maini
 

Samode Safari Lodge

Architecture by: Pradeep Sachdeva Design Associates
 
 

Realization Community

Architecture by: Auroville Earth Institute

Pearl Academy of Fashion

 
Architecture by: Morphogenesis
 

Green Features

Site Planning Principles adopted in the project


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