(Photo taken on Sophia’s last day in the office. From left to right: Sioned, Beth, Sophia, Erica and Jason.) Arkitrek’s family has grown through the years and this year, we have added another 3 more into our ever growing social enterprise. Meet our present interns Beth, Sioned and Erica! Beth and Sioned are both Architect […]
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The Gathering Place frames the path leading to the summit of Bukit Gumantung In September the Arkitrek Gathering Place team left Bukit Gumantung, and dispersed to pursue new and exciting ventures. The local villages have since taken ownership of the project, and have been working hard to finish the first half of the building. As […]
During Arkitrek’s ‘The Gathering Place’ camp, we met and befriended the most enthusiastic and lively bunch of guys up at Gumantung. It didn’t take long for our group and these young men to get acquainted and form a friendship. This is probably one of the most remarkable things about being in Arkitrek- To be able […]
Just recently, the Dissolva team visited Buayan again to continue their volunteer work constructing the Bio-Cultural Heritage Centre and it is with great pleasure to reveal that the project that was initiated two years ago is finally completed! It was lovely that Arkitrek was given another opportunity to collaborate with the Dissolva again. The 10 day programme that consisted of workshops, presentations and building work with the group went smoothly and resulted in satisfactory completion of the Bio-Cultural Heritage Centre.
Photos by Arkitrek and Borneo Eco Tours Another milestone for ecotourism in Sabah is celebrated with the completion of ‘The Fig Tree’ @ Kiulu Farmstay, designed and built by a team of architect students in just two months. The community based ecotourism project is tucked in a perfect clearing in the jungle that is overlooking […]