POPPO PINGEL : Auroville Architects Monograph Series


Poppo (Reinhold) Pingel born in Westphalia, Germany, has been working and living in Auroville, South India, since 1970. This first major monograph of Poppo’s work spans his career till sate and the influences that formed him and continue to do so, as well as his contribution to Auroville. Highly personal in his approach, his architecture challenges the senses with its rustic quality while responding to the climate, landscape and culture of the place.

The monograph provides a bio-sketch of the architect and profiles select projects. Personal perspectives from the former students and associates give insight into the multiple layers that define his characteristic architecture.

Mona Doctor-Pingel studied architecture at the School of Architecture 9 CEPT), Ahmedabad, and has a master’s degree in Appropriate Technology from University of Flensburg, Germany, She has her own practice in Auroville since 1995.

With contributions from: Suhasini Ayer-Guigan, Durganand Balsavar, Preeti Chopra, Brigitte Jacob, Wolfgang Schaeche, Elmar Schenkel, Poonam Verma Mascarenhas, Franz Josef-Vollmer

Author: Mona Doctor - Pingel

Publisher: MAPIN Publishers, Ahmedabad

Publication year:  2012

No of Pages: 204 pages

Hardcover/Paperback: Hardcover

Dimensions: 22.9 x 22.9 cm

Details: 107 color and 125 b&w photographs, 15 color and 4 b&w illustrations, 75 drawings 

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Country of Origin India
Manufacturer Auroville Publications
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