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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 […]

The Salt of The Earth

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Salt of the earth, By Sophia Rowena Recently, during Arkitrek’s retreat/team building exercise in Pulau Maliangin all of us were given a topic; “What Arkitrek means to me”. Before the trip, I pondered “what Arkitrek means to me,” and then a story popped up into my mind, a story about the importance of salt that […]

Sketchbook of an Arkitrek Intern

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Part II of Simon Feather’s sketchbook: recording the research, development and decisions made by the design/build team of architecture students for the Arkitrek Camp SAFE 2013…