UTS Senior Lecturer, Juliet Landler and a group of nine UTS students are currently in Papua New Guinea for Sago Studio 2011.

Sago Studio 2011 is a design-build community development project in Papua New Guinea that will bring together the energies of a range of project partners to address the water and sanitation needs of the remote communities of Laukanu and Kelkel. The project is coordinated by Sago Network and will address immediate needs within the community and aims to be capacity building to catalyse ongoing improvements by bringing together the following project partners:

• Laukanu and Kelkel Communities
• PNG University of Technology
• University of Technology Sydney
• Healthabitat
• Troppo Architects
• Arup Australasia
• Salamaua Local Level Government
• Huon District Administration
• PNG Sustainable Development Program

The studio is currently taking place from 5th December 2011 to 15th January 2012.

Visit the blog website: http://sagostudio2011.wordpress.com/about/

This is one of the travelling studio options offered the School of Architecture (11517 Global Field Studio). For a list of other travelling international studios in the school, please visit: http://www.utsarchitecture.net/index.php/menu/international-studios-travel/