潘天壹，生於台灣新竹，中華大學建築與都市計畫學士/ 淡江大學建築碩士，經歷大藏與潘冀聯合建築師事務所。創立城市創合設計團隊，秉持者人文與城鄉文化為永續耕耘之理念，營造敦厚之城鄉風貌為職；近年作品有: 新竹風LIVE HOUSE願景館，2016年參與台中世界花卉博覽會，擘劃森林園區之發現館。正隆森龍活虎館。2017年參與花蓮山海劇場，桃園新坡多功能場館，桃園橫山書法藝術館。
Maha Nasrallah and Maya Karkour share the adventurous experience of turning an old house into an exemplary, award winning eco-friendly home. Green magic, if you will!
Taking something old and crumbling away, and refurbishing it and enhancing what is already there, is a step closer to eco-friendly living and homes. Reusing and recycling wood, and using natural materials, Maha and Maya were able to create and inspire more to do the same.
The Madison startup community has exploded over the last few years. Madison stuartups now employ over 500 full-time people and a whole support netwrok of accelerators, workspaces, and organizations. Where did this startup ecosystem come from? Can a group of young, ambitious entrepreneurs with a bold vision truley shape the future of Madison?
Doris Sung is a biologist and architect elaborating on the use of smart materials like termo-bio-metal and different geometry, 3D printing and digital technology in architecture. She is working with self assembling systems, designing hardware, creating minirobotics and resilient buildings where people rely less on air conditioning in the summer time and developing window systems which retain the view while blocking the sunlight.
Faisal Arshad talks about space articulation and materials in his projects, including his lake-house passion project. Space utilization, materials, nostalgia, nature, cultural values, family and even language all tie into his ideas of what architectural projects and their essence is all about. Mr. Arshad's large collection of design and participation in architecture design all around the world bring wisdom and experience that makes for a great talk.
in 'Reuse Architecture!', Sara Fontana, uses her 20 images to convince the audience at London - Vol. 20 - PKNLDN 20 - WeWork to reconsider their approach to recycling and reuse. Sara passionately conveys an emerging theory that there is actually sufficient buildings already constructed in the world, and perhaps we can actually 'stop building' (what??!!) and just use what has already been built.
Not convinced? Well then we suggest you click play and listen to Sara explain it in her own clear words.
Three years ago Candace Printz and her high school art students created the It's Your World Project after winning a national contest which brought Chelsea Clinton to their kickoff event. Today the environmental/art group has continued to grow, maintaining their Adopt-a-Highway cleanups, giving free recycled art workshops in the community, hosting a region-wide art contest/exhibit, and pushing for bigger and better goals for the future.