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Barnaby Bennett

The Festival of Transitional Architecture

PRESENTED ON OCT 09, 2013
IN CHRISTCHURCH @ VOL 17

Barnaby Bennet talks about the Festival of Transitional Architecture. This year's theme is: "city within a city". There will be presentations about an inner-city garden called the acropolis, a mobile cinema, and more.

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Street for Art

BY DAVID KAŠPAR
@ VOL 3 ON NOV 02, 2012

David Kašpar and Jiří Služenko talk about local culture as the theme of a festival, about becoming connected to the place where we live. Architectural intervention in the public space is the main feature of the festival "Street for Art," and it acts as the framework for other activities. (in Czech)

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The Challenges of Mid-Rise Construction

BY ROLAND ROM COLTHOFF
@ VOL 26 ON SEP 27, 2013

Roland Rom Colthoff of RAW design explains the opportunities and challeges of new mid-rise construction in Toronto. Mid-rise construction is an investment by purchasers in not only a condo, but also a neighborhood. This affirmation of the importance of the street and urban environment as a place to live, shop, and work has led to the design of unusually shaped and unique interior environments and exceptionally generous outdoor spaces.   

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Studio Christchurch: CityUps

BY UWE RIEGER
@ VOL 21 ON NOV 23, 2014

Architectural professor and head of Studio Christchurch Uwe Reiger showcases CityUps, a temporary future city created by over 200 architecture students as part of Christchurch's Festival of Transitional Architecture (FESTA).

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How not to run a festival

BY EIRIK MINDE
@ VOL 4 ON OCT 23, 2015

Eirik Minde successfully ran the 'Lost Weekend' Festival for ten years. In his talk he in-parts his wisdom and experiences of how to run a festival - or not, as the case might be.

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Luminate: Scotland's Creative Aging Festival

BY ANNE GALLACHER
@ VOL 29 ON OCT 11, 2016

Anne Gallacher is the Festival Director of Luminate, Scotland's creative aging festival. The festival brings together older people and those from across the generations to celebrate our creativity as we age, share stories of ageing and explore what growing older means to all of us. Gallacher explores some of the festival's events and the range of venues they occupy, from theatres, galleries and community halls to care homes and lunch clubs, as well as events online. 

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[Re-]: The 2018 Winnipeg Design Festival

BY MEIGHAN GIESBRECHT
@ VOL 35 ON SEP 06, 2018

Meighan Giesbrecht and Tia Watson, the Curators of the 2018 Winnipeg Design Festival, have organized this year's five-day celebration of all things design around the theme of "[RE-]". With this theme, they intend to give light to the opportunities of the many underused spaces in and around the City of Winnipeg and have the design community participate in filling in these areas with consciously-designed interventions. Learn more about the theme and the festival itself by taking a listen to this PechaKucha Night Winnipeg talk.

To learn more about the Winnipeg Design Festival, visit their website at http://www.winnipegdesignfestival.net/

Meighan and Tia's talk was recorded live at PechaKucha Night Winnipeg Vol. 35, on September 6, 2018, at the Park Theatre. 

For more information on PKN Winnipeg, follow us on Twitter (@pkn_winnipeg), Instagram (@pkn_winnipeg), or Facebook (www.facebook.com/pechakuchanightwinnipeg). PKN Winnipeg is presented by the Manitoba Chapter of the Graphic Designers of Canada.

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Woodward Shakespeare Festival

BY RENEE NEWLOVE
@ VOL 34 ON NOV 28, 2018

Woodward Shakespeare Festival provides FREE shows in the named Fresno park in the Summer.  Learn how to be a part of this non-profit that provides culture for our community.