Last week I wrote about capitalism, sustainability and holistic design. This week I’m writing about shit. More specifically: demystifying the process of wiping your arse with your left hand.
conserving natural resources through design & education
Arkitrek founder Ian Hall never set out to become a business man and capitalist but in doing so he has been inspired by some big hairy ass thinkers: from Yvon Choinard to Tim Jackson, Janine M Benyus and Paul Hawken.
Arkitrek has modified its corporate structure to formalise our claim to be a Social Enterprise. To our knowledge there is no precedent for this in Malaysia, so although we don’t know if what we’ve done is the right thing, we’ve made a bloody good go of it…
The following drawing is for a brick septic tank, suitable for Population Equivalents (PE) up to 50 people. Remember that a septic tank should always be considered as only the first stage in the sewage treatment process.
This masterclass will teach you how to work with natural building materials: earth and bamboo to create solid sculptural walls and beautiful light-filled breezy buildings.