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Detailed Development Plan 2016 - Residential Zone Sectors 1 & 2

3.01 CITY MODEL IMPRINT

The very basic principles for the arrangement of the built form has originated from the Auroville City Plan of 1967 by Roger Anger, at that time the chief architect of Auroville. Anger’s proposal determines the rhythm, sequence of open spaces, courtyards etc. It is a cohesive urban fabric, with a diversity of local characteristics, asequenceof public spaces andwithqualitiesensuringalivelyand actively used city realm. Furtherimportantanalysisistheassessmentoftheproportions of the solid and“negative space”of the Galaxy Imprint. Such study leadstotheestablishmentofdifferentiatedhousingtypologies,and the set out of the Green and Urban Zones.

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Also,theidentifiedopeningsinAnger’sproposaldemarcatethe areas facilitating the connection between the inner City area and the Residential Zone; this will ensure the permeability of the urban fabricoftheCrownandindicatesthelocationofinterconnectedkey public spaces.

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Detailed Development Plan, Residential Zone, Auroville. Camilo José Cela University, Madrid 2016  

DDP provides practical implementation strategies for Auroville based on concepts of Roger Anger from the 1960s. The utopian ideals for Aurov...

Detailed Development Plan, Residential Zone, Auroville. Camilo José Cela University, Madrid 2016  

DDP provides practical implementation strategies for Auroville based on concepts of Roger Anger from the 1960s. The utopian ideals for Aurov...

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