Profiles of Architects
Ajit & Ratna
Piero & Gloria
Building bridges through
The dream of
building a new city for the future on a clean slate, with the
purpose of promoting research and experimentation alongside integral
development, has been attracting architects and students of architecture
from all over the world ever since Auroville´s inception in 1968. Not
having pre-defined bye-laws or being bound by the conventions of human
society has allowed a multitude of expressions to manifest in the course
of Auroville´s development, as natural extensions of the quest for the
In the following
pages you find the profiles of most of Auroville's
currently practicing architects and builders, along with a photo gallery
their work in Auroville. As yet, these pages are not complete, a wider
range of photos will be added and more profiles will follow.
Please note that some
of Auroville's architects do not feel the need to
appear on our website, which, however, does not mean that their work is
any less appreciated by Auroville or by the editors of this site.
* The Architects marked with * are no more active in Auroville.
We choose to keep their name and track of their contribution to Auroville architecture, as an archive for public information.