The Community Centre will be a place for sharing, enjoying, meeting, learning and celebrating together. It will be a beautiful, multi-purpose space that will also house the Ecovillage sales office for a few years. Construction began in November 2021 and we hope it will be finished by April-May 2022.
Welcoming residents and public alike, people will be invited to meet, hang out, view the displays explaining the Ecovillage, use the resource library and book swap, community noticeboard, or get information at the Ecovillage office where our admin, sales and event planning will be done.
As its name suggests, the Community Centre is for the community to use, in a myriad of ways. We have designed a multi-purpose function space with a commercial kitchen, externally accessible ablution facilities (for ease of access from the nature playground and the playing field) and flexible internal options to tailor the space for community get-togethers, art exhibitions, performances, movies, music, and group activities like yoga, meditation, art and craft classes, book clubs – the options are endless! When not catering for functions, the kitchen can be used for cooking classes, community feasts, annual tomato sauce cook-offs, and surplus produce processing.
With its practical facilities, generous size, flexible layout, natural building materials, passive solar design and rooftop PV, the Community Centre will be sustainable, efficient and beautiful: the quintessence of our village life.