This workshop is aimed at introducing the art of paper making. Participants will be shown the different techniques for preparing the fibers, making the pulp, couching the sheets, etc. They will try their hands at these different stages of paper making. It will be at once a learning experience and a creative one.
Auroville Green Practices
This workshop introduces participants into the fundamentals of organic farming practices, with a focus on vegetables and fruits production. It provides a stimulating combination of theory, practise and field observation to expose participants to the day to day operations of a farming system that aims at integrating and enhancing natures eco-system services for a healthy and environmentally responsible food production. Participants will gain insights into holistic and organic farming practices and management that will inspire and inform them to adapt such practices.
Student Practicum is a comprehensive learning program for architecture students with a focus on integrated sustainable solutions for human habitats. Participants will receive a rich and diverse exposure to various design approaches from all over the world. Our customized programs offer a good mixture of theory and practice to sustainable building and living practices.
This is a custom desinged program for college students and freshly graduates using Auroville and its outstanding experience in sustainability and responsible energy management practices for peer-to-peer learning and personal as well as professional capacity building. A learning-in-action program, it connects core human values with system thinking and hands-on work experience by introducing participants to local and global energy issues policies and exposing them to potential energy conservation and efficiency interventions. The Program will give assistance to the participants in learning energy baseline, energy audit and solar PV system design and installation as well.
The Auroville Bamboo Centre offers transfer of knowledge, skills and technologies that utilise bamboo and that help to conserve the environment. Training programs are scheduled on a regular basis and students may just turn up at the Bamboo Centre although it is preferred that they sign up in advance. Courses are also organised upon request whereby the centre may cater to covering particular aspects as per the students wish.