PechaKucha Presentation

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Ian Sercombe

Architect in Forster

Architecture: Elements of Beauty, Serenity, Joy

PRESENTED ON APR 22, 2015
IN FORSTER @ VOL 4

"It's nothing to do with creating the perfect drawing, but just to capture the simplicity of an idea with complete freedom."

In "Architecture: Elements of Beauty, Serenity, and Joy" From PechaKucha Night Forster Vol. 4Ian Sercombe shares his highly contemplative and tranquil architectural work that is inspired by beauty, magic, and serenity. Ian utilizes traditional adobe and hand-drawn sketches to create energy efficient living spaces of beauty.

Ian creates designs with the use of rammed earth and traditional materials to enhance a lush warmth to the building that his priveleged clients call home in an energy efficient environment.

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An Energy Usage Reduction Project

BY MIKE STOPKA
@ AIA2030 CHICAGO SUCCESS STORIES ON AUG 20, 2013

Mike Stopka, an architect, talks about how his team tackled the challenge of significantly reducing an apartment building's energy usage.

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Energy Saving Design

BY SERGIO SÁDABA
@ AIA2030 CHICAGO SUCCESS STORIES ON AUG 20, 2013

Sergio Sádaba goes into great depth on how he and his team increased the energy savings of a building in Indianapolis.

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The Importance of Energy Saving Designs

BY VUK VUJOVIC
@ AIA2030 CHICAGO SUCCESS STORIES ON AUG 20, 2013

Vuk Vujovic lectures on the importance of designing buildings with low energy usage in mind. He then goes on to talk about a project that his architectural team took on.

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Energy-efficient Architecture

BY MICHAEL LAURING
@ VOL 14 ON SEP 20, 2013

Michael Lauring is as Associate Professor at Aalborg University's Department of Architecture, Design and Media Technology. Michael tells us about the ideas that his architecture students have for energy-efficient designs. He also shows us a shopping center that his students made for the sustainability festival. (In Danish)

http://youtu.be/nnzdgLs9naU

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The Beauty of Light

BY DANIEL BERMÚDEZ
@ VOL 11 ON NOV 19, 2013

Colombian architect Daniel Bermudez shares his ideas on light, beauty, and the social role of the architect, while showing some of his most impressive works, including the very auditorium where PechaKucha was held. (in Spanish)

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Passion Project: Northeast Georgia Earth Home

BY ANDREW HICKMAN
@ VOL 22 ON MAY 18, 2014

Andrew Hickman has developed and built a completely sustainable home for his family using solar, geo-thermal, rain-water collection, and house postion. His passion is living sustainably and he has built a home according to this passion. 

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Architecture: Elements of Beauty, Serenity, and Joy

BY IAN SERCOMBE
@ VOL 4 ON APR 22, 2015

"It's nothing to do with creating the perfect drawing, but just to capture the simplicity of an idea with complete freedom."

In "Architecture: Elements of Beauty, Serenity, and Joy" From PechaKucha Night Forster Vol. 4Ian Sercombe shares his highly contemplative and tranquil architectural work that is inspired by beauty, magic, and serenity. Ian utilizes traditional adobe and hand-drawn sketches to create energy efficient living spaces of beauty.

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Create Beauty and Don't Screw Up

BY JOHN WILLIAMS
@ VOL 25 ON MAY 29, 2015

Architect John Williams present his passion for creating beauty and not messing up things that are already beautiful.


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An Architect's Own Home

BY CHAD BOETGER
@ VOL 25 ON NOV 16, 2017

Chad Boetger explores the challenges and opportunities inherent in modern residential design. He explains from first-hand experiences of an architect designing and building a home for him and his family. 
 
Chad explores in his discussion issues of lifestyle, home size, materiality, energy efficiency, and construction cost in his projects and how those choices impacted the design of a modern residence overlooking the Holston River in Knoxville, Tennessee.