In partnership with the Spiti Projects Charity, the Auroville Earth Institute has designed and built theKaza Eco- Community Centre with key participation of villagers in Kaza and local earth craftsmen of the Spiti Valley. The centre (...)
This amazing Nubian Vault* building, inaugurated on Dec 4th 2016, is one of AVN's major recent achievements in Senegal. Financed in part by the French Conseil Départemental des Yvelines, in collaboration with the NGO Le Partenariat (...)
The Basuna Mosque is located in the hot & arid village of Basuna, Sohag, Egypt, over a site amidst a noisy, dusty and densely constructed area with encroaching residential buildings, a cemetery, cattle frequently moving back and forth (...)
The use of wood contributes to the feeling of comfort and welcome and contributes to a satisfactory indoor air quality. The wood fiber insulation offers a significant phase shift for summer comfort.
Whether in terms of air quality or comfort linked in particular to the effusivity of materials, attention has been paid to users. For example, the floor coverings are in natural linoleum or tiling and on the walls the choice fell on the faience and the use of paints without volatile organic compounds.
Comfort is also expressed in the quality of use including a playful design details designed at the children's scale.