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7 Lessons in (design/build) Architecture

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By Thomas Henderson-Schwartz It has now been over a year since I first embarked upon the Design and Build of the bio-cultural heritage centre with the team Lewis and I had formed from Edinburgh University and Filzah. I spent a total of 8 months living in Kampung Buayan, which changed my outlook on not only […]

The SAFE Project Masterplan

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The field centre for The SAFE Project- one of the world’s largest ecological experiments- is being designed by Arkitrek, following environment responsive design principles.

The Arkitrek Story

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The Arkitrek story is slightly different for each arkitrekker. At the recent Asia Pacific Eco Tourism Conference (APeco), Ian told his Arkitrek story, and we think it was the best telling yet. It went something like this…

The Bio-Cultural Heritage building in Kg Buayan gets a toilet

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The Bio-Cultural Heritage building in Ulu Papar gets a toilet, courtesy of the wonderful Dissolva Volunteers from Gakushuin University in Tokyo. And they built it themselves too!

‘When the well’s dry, we know the worth of water.’ – Benjamin Franklin

alternative livelihoods support groundwater conservation

By Juliana Tang Some weekends ago on Mantanani island, Arkitrek organized and hosted a knowledge exchange weekend among three island communities from around Sabah. The three were from Omadal island off Semporna, Maliangin island off Kudat and of course, the community of Mantanani itself. The main objectives of this weekend were to strengthen conservation initiatives […]