Category | Alumni

Michelle Martin

09 Michelle Martin

Michelle arrived as a quiet, slightly hesitant northern girl for our Arkitrek Camp1. However, her bubbly personality and infectious laugh soon made their mark. Overcoming homesickness, culture shock and the daily rice intake, she stayed on for a further 3 months and supervised the construction of the kindergarten on Mantanani. She became a highly competent […]

Andrew Lo

Andrew Lo, Inaugural Arkitrekker

Inaugural Arkitrekker Andrew Lo gets an honourable mention here for his historic participation in the original Arkitrek in 2006 and indeed for coining the word ‘arkitrek’ itself.

Billy Dunn

Billy Dunn

Billy Dunn. Architecture Graduate, University of Dundee. Worked for Arkitrek as an Architectural Intern in 2009

Seamus Shanks

Seamus Shanks

Seamus Shanks. Architecture Graduate from University of Dundee. The rainforest life isn’t for everyone, and Shamus is defiantly our most city-comfortable volunteer so far. However, he made a great contribution with his gregarious personality and willingness to work on new projects.

Eoghan Hoare


Eoghan made a huge contribution to Camp Tinangol and Camp Mantanani, coming up with the idea of bamboo woven panels as a façade system and having exacting standards when it comes to casting concrete. He and his girlfriend Deborah became a central part of village life in both camps.