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IN LOCO FELLOWS BLOG SERIES #10: Learning by Doing is the best way to grow

One way to understand how the real world operates after completing tertiary level, is not only through other people’s preconceived ideas and notions, but also by actually being with them and learning the skills and...

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Monthly Guest Lecture Series

                                                            

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Monthly Film Screenings & Debates

                                                                                   

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IN LOCO FELLOWS BLOG SERIES #9: No construction background…yet an in loco fellow

Towards the end of August 2017, that is when I heard about in loco. I didn’t even have to think twice about applying for it but there was a challenge for me, one of the...

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International Architecture competition “rise in the city” seeks mentors and sponsors to push the boundaries of design

International architecture competition, rise in the city 2018, has unveiled a renowned line up of high profile International judges who will be coming together to seek the ‘big idea’, that could change the future of...

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Entrepreneurship in Lesotho – The Past, Present and Future

Here is some fascinating reading from Dr Sean Maliehe (PhD), a postdoctoral research fellow in the Human Economy Programme, Centre for Advancement of Scholarship, University of Pretoria. Dr Maliehe works on the economic history of...

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Sustainable Urbanisation in Africa

A recent paper on Urbanisation in Africa by Cezary M Bednarski one of our architect mentors for rise in the city architecture competition for affordable urban housing in Maseru, Lesotho. Click here to read the paper

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IN LOCO FELLOWS BLOG SERIES #8: 8 months of my life – Four roles in which I rose to the occasion

August 2017: I had just received a call from the Head of Programs from my former beloved school Lerotholi Polytechnic asking me to apply for some fellowship called In loco. I wasn’t interested until the...

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IN LOCO FELLOWS BLOG SERIES #7: The fellowship has transformed the way I see myself

Before I joined the fellowship, I had a secret fear that I’m not fit enough to be a professional architect and building contractor. For that reason, I had a tendency to be reluctant about sharing...

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Guest Blog: by Lujia Zhu – in loco International Workshop participant

Preparing for a possible bad 10-day experience…. I had to make a presentation on Lesotho and rise International for my protective parents in order to get the permission to join the workshop. I pulled images...

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