Gallery: Arkitrek Camp Teaches You How to Build Rustic Lodges By Stacki...

 
Try to forget about the world's tallest, flashiest skyscraper and bask in the glow of Arkitrek, a social enterprise that embodies the best of simpler, greener architecture -- like this amazing lodge made of gigantic driftwood logs. Founded in 2008 by Ian Hall and Andrew Lo - two architects equally committed to nature conservation and sustainable development - Arkitrek seeks to ensure that new projects pursued in remote locations genuinely build capacity for the local community without ruining their fragile ecoystems. The design duo has already realized a variety of projects that fit this bill, and now they're helping others do the same. Read on to learn more about their intense one-month camps in Borneo that bridge the gaping hole between theory and sustainable, hands-on experience.

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