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Sarah Greenlees, University of Dundee, Architectural Assistant at Arkitrek

Sarah Greenlees

Not one to be scared of overstaying her welcome, Sarah came to Sabah in 2009 for a 3-month internship with Arkitrek and has been around ever since. Sarah graduated from Dundee University in 2009 and spent her internship in the jungle at Borneo Rainforest Lodge. Here the jungle took hold and with it a fascination of snakes and creepy crawlies, birds and trees. Design wise, the vague concept of sustainable design promoted at university became a reality and the importance all the more pressing in an environment that felt as vulnerable...

Tan Zhen Ron, Architectural Assistant (Part I)

Tan Zhen Ron

Architectural Assistant (Part I), Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen Zhen Ron considers himself a lucky chap to be able to participate in Arkitrek especially in this crucial departure point for both Zhen Ron in the starting of his career and for Arkitrek as well. He is a ‘thirsty beast’ who is constantly hunting around pursuing his goals in his personal life, study and career. With Arkitrek, It will be tremendously interesting for Zhen Ron, also a Sabahan to explore more and contributes to his home land. Zhen Ron started...

Rahim Bin Mudin pictured near Muaya Waterfall

Rahim Bin Mudin

Social responsibility towards build environment is my new struggle and commitment explains Rahim “Respecting local culture and heritage is a core value which is instilled in me in order to see development balanced in all aspects.” Rahim is a local Sabahan who truly loves the uniqueness of his homeland, which is richly blessed with nature diversity and culture. Rahim graduated with BA(Hons) Architecture from the University of Portsmouth UK and has a Diploma in Interior Design from Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia. Before...

Sophia R. Marcus, Office Manager, Arkitrek

Sophia R. Marcus

All work and no play make anyone a dull person That is basically what Sophia is trying to do here in Arkitrek. To balance work and play in order to keep everyone motivated and make life better. Sophia is our Office Manager who joined Arkitrek in 2012. Her working experience is diverse as she is. She has worked in various fields and over the years has gained a lot of experience. She is direct, witty, quirky, resourceful and most of all – a junglist at heart. She handles all matters pertaining to administration, accounts,...

Jason Tan Ming Hau

Jason Tan Ming Hau

The difference between ordinary and extra-ordinary is so often just simply that little word "extra" Jason looks just like any ordinary lad but caged inside is the adventurous, daring and fun-loving animal. He always drives himself to try something new and different in his life. For him, “If you obey all the rules, you miss all the fun”. He doesn't like to be labelled as the “norm”. Jason graduated with Bachelor of Science (Architectural Studies) from Infrastructure University Kuala Lumpur (IUKL), Malaysia. He joined...