Category | Bongkud Community Centre

Bongkud biocrete blocks

Bio-crete blocks experimental mixes for workability

Pressed bio-crete bricks as a low-carbon locally produced building material. This report by Safuan Azman looks at the workability of biocrete mixes produced in Bongkud, a rural village near Mt. Kinabalu in Sabah, Malaysia. The experiment is funded by Camps International to develop locally appropriate green building materials.

Bongkud Community Centre update

Bongkud Community Hall cross section

Over the UK summer holiday a horde of enthusiastic Camps International volunteers made good progress on the Bongkud Community Centre under the expert eye of Arkitrek Intern, Sophie Backhouse. Ongoing work will be more sedate for the next few months with the peak volunteer season over and villagers pre-occupied with the rice harvest. It is […]

Camp Bongkud, Ranau

Camp Bongkud, Sabah

Arkitrekkers, Nick Nearchou and Zhen Ron with two other volunteers from the United Kingdom, Holly and Annabel contributing to the Community of Kampung Bongkud. Arkitrek is helping Camps International to build a Community Hall and a Gravity Feed Water Tank for the Bongkud community