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Klimacamp Rheinland – Summer 2017

OuiShare Fest 2017, Paris

 

Auroville: Ecovillage Design Education Course

 

Schedule Economy Week
Schedule Economy Week
The 50/50 Community
That’s what a community looks like when you somehow want to be both, an independent individual and a member of a tight-knit community. member.
Kumarappa's Economy of Permanence
Kumarappa’s Economy of Permanence at Sustainable Livelyhood Institute with Ram
Pour Tous and Free Store
Pour Tous and Free Store – Auroville’s special grocery and clothes stores.
Free Store
Free Store: Aurovilians can bring an item and exchange it for another one.
Free Store
Free Store: Aurovilians can bring an item and exchange it for another one.
Free Store
Free Store: Aurovilians can bring an item and exchange it for another one.
Free Store
Free Store: Aurovilians can bring an item and exchange it for another one.
Free Store Users' Instructions
Free Store Users’ Instructions
Produce in Pour Tous Distribution Center
Products marked with the circle sign are grown in Auroville.
Pour Tous Distribution Center
Members of this co-operative can “shop” here according to their monthly contribution and – if necessary – also beyond.

Sign in Pour Tous Distribution Center: Auroville is meant not for the satisfaction of desires but for the growth of the true consciousness. (The Mother, 1968)
Cookies in Pour Tous
Are cookies meant to satisfy desires? In Auroville’s Pour Tous Distribution Center they are regarded as basic needs.
Pour Tous Co-operative
Pour Tous Co-operative – colloquially often referred to as Pour Tous Store.
from MORE to BETTER
Changing the goal of the economy: from MORE to BETTER

Auroville Paper Factory
Auroville Paper Factory
The Pitchandikulam tree house - a place where ideas for fictional stories flow into me.
The Pitchandikulam tree house – a place where ideas for fictional stories flow into me.
Owls in Temple in Auroville Bioregion
Owls in Temple in Auroville Bioregion
Auroville Bioregion
Auroville Bioregion
Auroville Bioregion
Auroville Bioregion
Auroville Bioregion
Auroville Bioregion
Chilling in a tree in Nadukuppam
Chilling in a tree in Nadukuppam
Harvesting Crabs
Harvesting Crabs
Harvesting Crabs
Harvesting Crabs
Harvesting Crabs
Harvesting Crabs
Banjan tree
Banjan tree
In a forrest in Tamil Nadu, Bioregion of Auroville
In a forrest in Tamil Nadu, Bioregion of Auroville
The Gulf of Bengal
The Gulf of Bengal
Local fishermen in Gulf of Bengal
Local fishermen in Gulf of Bengal
Roaring waves at the Gulf of Bengal
Roaring waves at the Gulf of Bengal
Stepping into the vast ocean of possibilities
Stepping into the vast ocean of possibilities

Flower growing in a forest planted by the local community in Southern India
Flower growing in a forest planted by the local community in Southern India
Embracing the Arc
We learned to make bricks with a similar machine as seen in Kenya and then made our own arc.

Earth Institute: Architects at work
Earth Institute: Architects at work
Unified Earth
Earth unified in Earth Institute, Auroville. Samples from all corners of the planet.
Sacred Groves natural buildings
Sacred Groves natural buildings
The Ladder House
The Ladder House
The Ladder House
The Ladder House in Sacred Groves: constructing creative, alternative housing with natural materials.
Sacred Groves natural buildings
Sacred Groves natural buildings

Sacred Groves natural buildings

Sacred Groves natural buildings
Sacred Groves natural buildings
Scorpions cannot climb glass: scorpion protection for naturally built house
Scorpions cannot climb glass: scorpion protection for naturally built house
Aquaponic
Aquaponic
Aquaponic
Aquaponic: plants eat fish poo instead of cow poo. Mjam…
Aquaponic
Aquaponic
Pumpkin growing in red soil
Pumpkin growing in red soil
basil growing in red soil
basil growing in red soil
palm trees in Auro Orchard
palm trees in Auro Orchard
Enjoying evening sun in Auro Orchard
Enjoying evening sun in Auro Orchard
Banjan tree
Banjan tree
Banjan tree
Banjan tree
Auro Orchard
Meeting under Banjan Tree in Auro Orchard. This farm recently turned to organic farming.
Auro Orchard, Banjan Tree
Auro Orchard, Banjan Tree
Locally grown food in Solitude Farm
Locally grown food in Solitude Farm. So delicious!!
Relaxing after lunch in Solitude Farm
Relaxing after lunch in Solitude Farm
Planting circular permaculture garden in Solitude Farm
Planting circular permaculture garden in Solitude Farm
Planting circular permaculture garden in Solitude Farm
Planting circular permaculture garden in Solitude Farm
Palm tree in Solitude Farm
Palm tree in Solitude Farm
Planting circular permaculture garden in Solitude Farm
Planting circular permaculture garden in Solitude Farm
Eager students of all ages in the Ecovillage Design Education Course
Eager students of all ages in the Ecovillage Design Education Course
Papaya, Papaya!
Papaya, Papaya!
Banana, Banana?
Banana, Banana?
Pretty flower - who knows the name?
Pretty flower – who knows the name?
Cow placenta hanging in tree
Cow placenta hanging in tree
Title Ecology Week
Title Ecology Week
Opening Ceremony
Opening Ceremony of Ecovillage Design Education Course

Opening Ceremony of Ecovillage Design Education Course
Opening Ceremony

Water-Saving Outdoor Shower

 

 

Free Tutorial: How to Use a Saw Dust Compost Toilet

Southlands Slum, Nairobi

Planting Trees. Planting Life.