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 (...)
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 (...)
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 (...)
Coherence with the local policy of planning and sustainable development of the territory:
Justification according to the operation of taking into account the issues of sustainable urban development, especially with regard to the rational exploitation of networks or resources available locally (energy, renewable energy, water, sanitation), and with a view to minimizing the new constraints (waste, infrastructure maintenance, services). The project itself contributes to the sustainable development of the site: construction of a solar complex in the Ouarzazate desert. The operation is located on a desert plot, 10 km from the city of Ouarzazate and does not exploit existing networks. Masen integrates in its policy the study of the environmental impacts on the site and the surroundings of its projects and identifies the measures to be put in place.