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Joe Mayes

Program Manager, Nashville Civic Design Center in Nashville

Designing a Place to Call Home

PRESENTED ON FEB 28, 2019
IN NASHVILLE @ VOL 31

Joe Mayes looks into a few places and projects from an architects point of view, and how home can be where you live, as well as the places you visit throughout your daily life.

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No Place Like Houses

BY TAKASHI YANAI
@ VOL 115 ON JUN 25, 2014

Takashi Yanai, an architect from Los Angeles, talks about what it is he enjoys so much about creating a home -- the collaboration between designers, the satisfaction of clients, and the journey from concept to realization. Take a look at the incredible dream-like California homes that Takashi and his team have turned into a reality. 

"Presentation of the Day" on July 25, 2014.

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Designing for Historic Context

BY DAVID MAYO
@ VOL 14 ON OCT 16, 2014

David Mayo, architect at De Leon & Primmer Architecture Workshop, discusses the need to respect the characteristics of historic neighborhoods when designing projects and continue the story while being unapologetic to our place in history.

"Presentation of the Day" on February 18, 2015.

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Avant Garnish: Designing a Cookbook with my Sister

BY REBECCA GOESLING
@ VOL 3 ON NOV 12, 2015

“Instead of taking inspiration from the cookbook layout we actually took inspiration from things like Harper’s Bazaar and Vogue”


In Avant Garnish: Designing a Cookbook with my Sister from PechaKucha Night St. Joseph’s 3rd Volume, Material Designer Rebecca Goesling discusses the makings of her collaborative new cookbook. Rebecca and her sister Sarah grew up surrounded in creativity, so it's no wonder they set off together to design a cookbook that has eye candy for both foodies and fashion designers.

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Place of Birth 'Home'

BY LUKE MA
@ VOL 10 ON MAY 12, 2016

In Place of Birth 'Home' Luke Ma tells us his life tale, and his one is not straightforward. Born at 'sea' (it's true check his passport!) Luke has seen things some of us can only every imagine; but his life experiences have taught him things that some of us will never know, and he has used all of his knowledge and put it to good use as he strives to explore ways to utilise advancements in technology and direct them towards improving our way of life.

From his life of adversity to his of goal of inspiring positive change around the world, watch Place of Birth 'Home' and I am sure Luke Ma will inspire you!

 

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Finding Home

BY NICK GIRARD
@ VOL 28 ON FEB 23, 2017

"Our home wasn't the house we were leaving, and it wasn't the house we were moving to, it was the family we were. And now, as an adult, I've gotta redefine home."

In "Finding Home" from PechaKucha Night Portsmouth Vol. 28Nick Girard shares his inspiring journey which took him and his girlfriend across the world. Accompanied by the stunning photography of the beautiful sights he explored, Nick presents to us that home is not a stationary place but a state of mind.

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The Home Stretch: Ending Family Homelessness in Dane County

BY SARAH CEPONIS
@ VOL 25 ON FEB 15, 2018

Over 500,000 people reside in Dane County, but not all of those people actually have a place to call home. United Way and its partner agencies have made great strides over the past decade in ensuring homelessness is rare and brief, but there is still important work to be done-and if we each step up to play a part, we can end family homelessness here.

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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. 
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Stories of Home

BY JUSTIN ORTON
@ VOL 31 ON FEB 28, 2019

Justin Orton and his team from Of Origin Design Studios looks at three varied interpretations of home and the stories within each space that inspired their design.

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Home(less)

BY KELSEY OESMANN
@ VOL 31 ON FEB 28, 2019

What happens when you call a city home, but the city calls you homeless? Understanding how the stigma of homelessness affects our neighbors and our community is the first step in addressing the housing crisis in Nashville and building places that we can all call "home".