Building Knowledge Journal Auroville 2016
Far from Venice, in a little village near Auroville, our team of artisans and craftsmen are diligently imbibing coloured oxide poweders into ferro-cement tiles! Who would have thought that cement could look that pretty?
Building Knowledge Journal Venice 2016
The plan drawn (including the verandah and wall thicknesses, adjacent and toilet space) was marked in wide masking tape, dogville style so that everyone can imagine the house that is being built
It is very emotional to be in the very same spot where we had installed in 2012, where the sand had been compacted under the central wooden strip. This section of the floor is stronger than all the rest of the floor and can support a full scale architecture prototype.
Our team has met with other collaborators in Venice: The la Biennale team, engineer Enzo Magris and the Rebiennale group who have collected recycled material on our behalf, and who will help us recycle our installation in Marghera nearby