Kaltimber in the News

 
 

jakarta shimbun
june 19, 2015

earth-friendly woodworks: reclaimed wood goods from kalimantan
by kaori kitai

Bali-based journalist Kaori Kitai visits Kaltimber's new showroom after its relaunch in April and checks out the new product lines including the Seafarers Collection, a range of reclaimed teak and ulin furniture made by master carpenters from Sulewesi and designed by Frank Hyde.

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Bali Advertiser
May 29, 2013

KALTIMBER: THE GOOD WOOD BUILDING OPTION 
by Cat Wheeler, Greenspeak

Greenspeak columnist Cat Wheeler interview three great speakers at the Kaltimber Green Living Showroom opening event on April 30th. Environmental housing consultant Dave Hodgkin talks about the four principles of responsible building and botanist Cam Webb talks about the illegal timber trade and its impact on forests. 

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JAKARTA POST
SEPTEMBER 27, 2012

BUILDING TO LAST PROTECTS FORESTS 
by TRISHA SERTORI, CONTRIBUTOR, GIANYAR

Article discusses the illegal trade in Ulin, its slow growth rate, and why it so important to protect the last remaining standing stocks of the species. Kaltimber managing director Alex Ryan is interviewed by Trisha Sertori.

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Bali Style Magazine
Vol. 6, NO. 5, 2010

Kaltimber home featured on front cover

In this 10-page editorial, Kaltimber owner Alex talks about the rewards of building from reclaimed wood, the building in Bali experience and her love of Indonesia. Alex is interviewed by Bali Style magazine's Adam Fenton.

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KOMPAS
APRIL 11, 2010 

ULIN MAKIN LANGKA DI HUTAN KALIMANTAN 
(ULIN INCREASINGLY HARD TO FIND IN KALIMANTAN FORESTS)

Endemic to the islands of Borneo & Sumatra, Ulin trees in South Kalimantan are estimated to have decreased to 20% of the original natural stands 40 years ago. Nowadays trees with a height of 35 meters are hard to find, and a 20cm diameter Ulin tree is rare. Even 10cm diameter trees are being cut down for timber. Ulin is a slow developing tree which grows at a rate of less than one centimeter per year. Uncontrolled logging is fueling the extinction of Ulin.

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BALI ADVERTISER
JULY 1, 2009

SHIP TO SHORE 
by CAT WHEELER, GREENSPEAK

Ship to Shore article in Greenspeak section, by Bali resident Cat Wheeler. Cat talks to Kaltimber owner Yoga about regulations on Kaltimber and building the business. Other reclaimed wood suppliers in Bali are featured.

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