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Peter Matthias Anderschitz


PeterWHEN DID YOU COME TO AUROVILLE?
I was admitted by the Mother in May '71.


BACKGROUND, OR SOME INFO OF YOUR TRAINING
'Ich bin ein Berliner', taxi driver, student of architecture and planning at the Technical University Berlin, diploma (dipl.ing) in '68 with O.M.Ungers.


SOME DESCRIPTION OF THE NATURE OF YOUR WORK
Urban and architectural design and planning, international networking and public relations.

THROUGH YOUR WORK, WHAT ARE YOU TRYING TO SEEK, OR EXPRESS?
Unity in diversity, Richard Bach's 'Bridge across forever', beauty in simplicity, all life is yoga.


WHICH OF YOUR WORKS BEST EXPRESSES YOUR VISION, OR PHILOSOPHY?
In architecture: Juanita's guesthouse in Felicity.


PLEASE GIVE SOME OVERVIEW OF THE EVOLUTION OF YOUR WORK, MILESTONES ON THE WAY
Networking and public relations for Auroville, in India and Europe, especially in Berlin, Prague, Auroville (see profile).


WHICH ARCHITECTURAL PROJECT IN AUROVILLE OTHER THAN YOURS DO YOU APPRECIATE MOST?
Matrimandir, Last School, the community of Aspiration, Joss' (ex) workers kitchen in Douceur, Johnny's capsule modules, the new RÍve settlement.
I would also like to mention the collective and partly non-professional housing projects that one finds in communities throughout the township, and which are in my opinion much more meaningful than the collection of professional solo performances.  

Contact: peter@auroville.org.in 

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