design

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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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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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 #6: Be the change you want to see in the world

“You must be the change you want to see in the world,” Gandhi once said. As a graduate you think that you could never make a difference in the world, but you can. It all...

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in loco fellows blog series #5: Learning, fun, out-of-the-comfort-zone experiences

Adventure and Passion; the two words that come to mind when Mamanti Phothane Makara is mentioned (by the way that is my name). They tell me I am “generally” friendly and I have a charismatic...

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Peer-to-peer learning

Visit from Architecture students from Limkokwing University to our live project in Lesotho Watch the video from the visit here.

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Digging the trenches

Digging foundations for Residential Centre & Entrepreneurship Hub for adolescents who will move here from the overcrowded GLC centre for orphans and vulnerable children. Watch the video here

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rise update – May 2018

It has quite literally been a ground-breaking week for rise, as we FINALLY got out the spade and dug the first foundations for the residential center and business hub for vulnerable youth in Lesotho. Over...

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