Study Tour To Auroville, Pondicherry

Study Tour To Auroville, Pondicherry

For students of Inferior Design

Dates- 29th Oct.2015 to 3rd Nov.2015

Study tour of ID department to Chennai, Pondicherry and Auroville was arranged during 29th Oct. 2015 to 3rd Nov. 2015. In this tour students visited Mahabalipuram, Dakshin Chitra, Sadhana Forest, French Settlement, Beaches, Beautifully done buildings, Bamboo Workshop, Swaram – the manufacturing unit of innovative musical instruments.

Students could study the ancient styles of architecture through Mahabalipurams temple Architecture such as rathas , mandapas , sculptures etc. In Pondicherry they could study the the French settlements & the top of all was aurovillae  Which is an experimental township near Pondicherry .Lots of experimentation is done over here regarding style of architecture , sustainable designing , Which is achieved through designing as well as materials like rammed earth , terracotta different construction techniques were applied to the projects significant were different arches.

Students could study very unusual structures & unusual materials extensive use of solar energy.In all the maximum buildings they saw were energy –efficient buildings. Watching Matri mandir was an amazing experience , its design ,construction, everything was astonishing.