Category | Environment & Sustainability

Heart of Borneo (HOB) Exhibition Space

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To promote the initiative of The Heart of Borneo, Sabah Forestry Headquarters converted what before was a pavilion to now be an exhibition area. Develop from a concept of a ‘city square’ the building are not just an exhibition area, but it is a showcase that make Sabah Forestry Headquarters proud of.

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 […]

The Arkitrek Story

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The Arkitrek story is slightly different for each arkitrekker. At the recent Asia Pacific Eco Tourism Conference (APeco), Ian told his Arkitrek story, and we think it was the best telling yet. It went something like this…

The Bio-Cultural Heritage building in Kg Buayan gets a toilet

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The Bio-Cultural Heritage building in Ulu Papar gets a toilet, courtesy of the wonderful Dissolva Volunteers from Gakushuin University in Tokyo. And they built it themselves too!

‘When the well’s dry, we know the worth of water.’ – Benjamin Franklin

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By Juliana Tang Some weekends ago on Mantanani island, Arkitrek organized and hosted a knowledge exchange weekend among three island communities from around Sabah. The three were from Omadal island off Semporna, Maliangin island off Kudat and of course, the community of Mantanani itself. The main objectives of this weekend were to strengthen conservation initiatives […]