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Our wonderful team of Architects working for us on the Community Centre in Kaza

We have a wonderful team working for us on the Community Centre in Kaza, Spiti Valley.

August 15, 2014
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The race is on to get the roof on before the winter

We had an excellent turn out for our Musical Evening on Tuesday 10th June. Everyone loved the programme, Anup Biswas brought two of his children to perform with him and they were charming, we loved them.

June 17, 2014
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Spiti Sweaters

During my visit to Spiti in March when the temperatures were still minus 15C at night, the days were quite cool too!

April 28, 2014
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Community Centre in the snow

Due to the cold temperature, it was minus 6C and snowing, there was 3 inches of fresh snow on the ground when this photo was taken on 22th April.

April 28, 2014
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‘Buy a Brick’ Appeal

Please help us to build a Community Centre in Kaza, the principal town in the Spiti Valley, for the benefit of a Tibetan community of 10,000 people.

April 4, 2014
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Spiti Projects Newsletter 2013

Our Spiti Projects 2013 Newsletter is here!

January 22, 2014
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Eco-Community Centre in Spiti Valley

In 2012, the Auroville Earth Institute took on a project to design and build a community centre in the remote Himalayan town of Kaza, 3600M Spiti Valley, Himachal Pradesh.  Designed by the Institute’s team of architects, the ground floor will include a village hall, a optical clinic, a centre for indigenous craft, a library, and…

October 2, 2013
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Concrete vs. Earth in the Spiti Valley

Kaza is a remote mountain town – at 3,650 meters and 10 hours off-road from Manali – which demonstrates the complexity of modern and traditional ways of living and building in the Himalayas. The harsh conditions of Kaza include lows of -35˚ C and as much as 2 meters of snowfall during the winter season,…

October 2, 2013
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Good harvest

Jeet in Spiti says the barley harvest has been great this year. The weather is lovely blue sky – bright sunshine.  The work is now over and its party time, weddings, birthdays, and a time for celebration before the winter sets in.

October 18, 2011
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