Arkitrek intern, Kate Neilsen reflects on her 6-months spent designing and building with communities and in the rainforest of Borneo.
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Bringing new design ideas to traditional skills and local materials. Isabel Sandeman creates a bamboo joint, which epitomises the perfect collaboration between designer and builder.
Hands-on design experiences for Malaysians. Arkitrek Volunteers get opportunities for travel, design, construction management, and to contribute positively to society and nature. We have two projects that need volunteers to start in October and November 2013 for 6 months. There is no Arkitrek fee for these opportunities.
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.
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 […]