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[EXHIBITION] In Praise of Soils (Shanghai, China)

“All things are born from earth, and ultimately belong to earth.” It is an everlasting principle, and the architecture also follows. Earth is called “⽣⼟” in Chinese, when it is used as a building material without being burned. In ancient China, the term “earth-wood work” was often used to refer to the concept of construction. […]

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Auroville Earth Institute

Presentation of the institution The Auroville Earth Institute (AVEI) is a non-profit organization specializing in the research, development, promotion and transfer of earth-based building technologies, among the most cost effective, low carbon, low embodied energy solutions for sustainable development. As the Representative and Resource Centre for Asia of the UNESCO Chair “Earthen Architecture, Constructive Cultures […]

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Conservation et mise en valeur de sites archéologiques : Erébouni et Karmir Blour

La Mairie d’Erevan s’est engagée dans une démarche de mise en place d’un tourisme durable basé sur la valorisation des héritages et patrimoines. Pour ce faire, elle a mené avec ses partenaires un certain nombre d’actions liminaires pour le développement touristique patrimonial de la Ville. En 2017, la Mairie d’Erevan avait sollicité l’appui technique et […]

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TERRA EDUCATION III : proceedings

The proceedings of the international seminar TERRA Education III, organized in 2018 on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the creation of the UNESCO Chair “Earth Architecture, Building Cultures and Sustainable Development” and in the framework of the WHEAP Program, are now available online. It was held on the campus of the University of […]

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[Training] Auroville Earth Institute: New Online Training Dates and Info

We are happy to inform you that we have scheduled training program for the next year 2022. The courses are conducted by both online and on campus, which aims to promote technologies of raw and stabilized earth for construction and other appropriate building systems.   These online courses will give all the theory required on […]

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Beijing University of Civil Engineering and Architecture

Presentation of the institution Beijing University of Civil Engineering and Architecture (BUCEA) began in the early 1907’s liberation Beiping Li Industrial Vocational High School for Beijing Architectural College (when he was vice mayor of Beijing, a famous historian Wu Han as president), approved by the State Council in 1977 as a university, renamed Beijing construction […]

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ECVET Earth Building

ECVET Earth building is a matrix of units of learning outcomes that are conceived for construction, renovation and decoration with unfired clay materials. For much more information please see https://ecvetearth.hypotheses.org Each unit relates to a set of tasks that together form an activity specific to earth construction sites. Each activity, thus each Unit, may be […]

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Auroville Earth Institute – November 2017 Newsletter

Warm greetings from the Auroville Earth Institute! Please see this link for our November newsletter: http://www.earth-auroville.com/maintenance/uploaded_pics/2017-11-avei-newsletter.pdf

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Auroville Earth Institute – September 2017 Newsletter

Warm greetings from the Auroville Earth Institute! Please see this link for our September newsletter (sorry we forgot to post!): http://www.earth-auroville.com/maintenance/uploaded_pics/2017-09-avei-newsletter.pdf

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Auroville Earth Institute – July 2017 Newsletter

Warm greetings from the Auroville Earth Institute! Please see this link for our July newsletter: http://www.earth-auroville.com/maintenance/uploaded_pics/2017-07-avei-newsletter.pdf  

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BASEhabitat’s Activities, Austria

You want to know more about the work of BASEhabitat? Read through our Annual Report 2014/15. It shows our activities in the fields of education, projects and network. www.basehabitat.org University of Art and Design Linz Hauptplatz 6 4010 Linz, Austria

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BASEhabitat International Summer School

ON MODERN EARTHEN ARCHITECTURE AND BAMBOO CONSTRUCTIONS will take place in Austria from 18. July – 1. August 2016 Learning by doing – experiment in PRACTICAL WORKSHOPS how to build with earth and bamboo. MATERIAL SCIENCE classes show details about sustainable building materials. In THEORY CLASSES you can learn more about project management, seismology, energyefficiency […]

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Second International Troglodytic Architecture Conference

RICHT is planning to organize the Second International Troglodytic Architecture Conference in 7-8 October 2015 in Tehran. Building on the first national Conference held in 2012 in Kerman, this one tries to cover the widest possible studies and researches all around the world. Poster of the conference For more informations: www.sicota.ir/index.php?sid=1&slc_lang=en

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2014 Training Courses at the Auroville Earth Institute

The Auroville Earth Institute, located in Southern India, offers training courses on Compressed Stabilized Earth Blocks (CSEB) and Arches, Vaults, & Domes (AVD) throughout the year. Course content ranges from theory for design principles to hands-on building and block production. All courses are held in English and the schedule is very intensive. At the end […]

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Visit of Satprem Maïni to the UNESCO Chair school of earthen architecture in Korea, December 2013

Satprem Maïni, director of the Auroville Earth Institute (AVEI) was invited from the 19th to 24th Dec. 2013 by Mr Kim Soonwung and Dr. Heyzoo Hwang, from TerraKorea, to attend the inauguration ceremony of the “School of UNESCO Chair Earthen Architecture in Korea” and to give a presentation during the International Symposium on Earth Architecture, […]

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