Category | Arkitrek Interns

BSBCC Enrichment Structures

Sun Bear enrichment structures at BSBCC, Sepilok

July-August 2012. Raleigh volunteers design and build enrichment areas at the Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre. The structures will be in the rainforest enclosures to allow the bears to climb off the often flooded ground, while providing shelter from the hot sun and enrichment games for training and play.

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 […]

Why Design/Build?

Driftwood Logs and Mantanani Community Learning Centre

What does eating raw sea urchin have to do with architecture? Anna Nicholls, Sheffield University School of Architecture graduate explains.

Learning the Rungus way

Tinangol Kindargarten stair design

Malaysian architecture student Yeong Kam Loong learns how to toughen up, be resourceful and question more while designing + building a kindergarten near Kudat in Sabah, Borneo

BSBCC Composting

BSBCC composting

Composting area and new walkway at Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre. Arkitrek design, group facilitation and construction management by Maryam Gomary from London Metropolitan University School of Architecture