VERITE MPH
MULTIPURPOSE HALL

 

AREA: 300sqm

PROJECT YEAR: 1995-1996

 

LOCATION: Verite, Kottakarai , Auroville

 

PROJECT TYPE: Public   

 

CONSULTANTS: RC - Architect  

                    RC - Contractor

                  

Verite multipurpose hall is a project designed and built for verite center for healing in Auroville. The space is used for various activities such as yoga and meditation sessions as well as for dance workshops, seminars etc

         The building is a dodecagon(12 sided polygon) in plan with one opening at the apex of the roof for a small beam of light to pass through. The structure is held in place using piers and a dome roof adorns the crown of the building. The walls are made of brick and the roof is a ferrocement roof held in place by ring beams.

       The hall has one doorway and a number of French window openings providing a strong connection to its surroundings. Louvered ventilation shafts are placed above the windows above which arched openings providing sufficient ambient lighting to the space. The flooring is simple with red oxide finish. The structure was aimed at a low-cost multipurpose space with interesting structure and design. 

 For design consultancy, volunteering in Auroville, internships, or any other query please send an e-mail us at:

rcauroville@gmail.com

Raman Construction, Center Field, Auroville, Tamil Nadu, India - 605101

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