A collection of essays recounting the experiences and learnings from the first class of the DPU/ACHR
Junior Professionals Programme. Grounding Knowledge: reflections on community-driven development in South-East Asia
tells the stories of DPU alumni who spent six months working with communities in Cambodia, Indonesia, the Philippines and Vietnam. During six months of immersion, the interns supported mapping, planning and design processes and debated issues of housing and land rights. Through this experience they shared lives, perspectives, values and stories with communities across South-East Asia.