What can you do in 4 years; finish a degree or perhaps send your kid to school? Gakushuin University and Arkitrek have had 4 years of developing bio-cultural heritage and cross-cultural ties in Kampung Buayan, Sabah, and still no end in sight…
If you are an organisation with a stated social objective, then it’s reasonable to be asked to report how effective you are at meeting your objective. In a previous article we looked at some indicators that Arkitrek uses to report social impacts in architectural design. This article looks at the social impacts of how we […]
“So, is Arkitrek shut down?” people keep asking me; “No, we planned to close when Ian and I left Sabah, but then Filzah offered to become Practice Principal and carry forward the company. We are still very much open!” “So, what is the Arkitrek Sabbatical all about?” “Re-structure” Without Ian and me, the company needs […]
“Everyone seems like they have been choreographed” Nurfilzah Jamjam reflects on a knowledge exchange trip to Japan with villagers from Kg. Buayan, Sabah and hosted by the Dissolva group at Tokyo’s Gakushuin University.
In the second article of this series: Arkitrek Principal, Filzah Jamjam, talks about what it’s like to be the caretaker for Arkitrek during the Arkitrek sabbatical year.