Powerhouse for SAFE Project Ulu Papar Bio-Cultural Heritage Centre, Kg. Buayan, Sabah Danum Valley Conservation Area The Tagal Hut, Kg. Meligan, Sabah BSBCC Observation Platform section drawing Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre Borneo Rainforest Lodge - Chalets BSBCC Observation Platform, Sepilok, Sabah Borneo Rainforest Lodge Arkitrek Camp Tinangol Kindergarten - Conceptual Perspective Arkitrek Camp Borneo Rainforest Lodge Maliau Basin Seraya Camp - Concept Sketch

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Arkitrek Handbook 2014 Download Avaliable

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Arkitrek’s Camps are a learning experience for everyone. During three months of intense designing and building, the Arkitrekkers leave having made many mistakes, even more successes and a huge body of knowledge about sustainable construction. The only problem is they often leave without sharing these lessons with the next set of Arkitrekkers. So last year […]

Arkitrek Leach Field

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Open source design drawing for a leach field as part of a sewage treatment system.

Why Arkitrek


We first met Rory Thor Dickens when he joined the live design team at the CREATe centre in 2013. He stayed on and joined the live design for the SAFE Powerhouse. Last year he returned to be the camp leader for the Tagal Hut live design. Rory now does a lot of marketing for Arkitrek […]

Japan Trip


Text and Images by Isaac Collard Fukuoka is the capital city of Kyushu Island, South West Japan; a beautiful city where urbanism and nature combine. Fukuoka is well known for having nature everywhere: on the ground, in houses, and even as a façade. Its architecture is a great mix of different styles and materials. This […]

SAFE Project Laboratory

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The SAFE laboratories have been in construction for a while, with delays caused by material deliveries and lorries getting stolen. Despite of all these obstacles the team keeps going, building to a high quality whenever they are able and filling their time by making improvements to the temporary camp. Below are a series of presentation […]