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Mark Moreno

Associate Professor of Architecture, Andrews University

Building Kids up by Building with Kids

PRESENTED ON MAR 23, 2017
IN ST JOSEPH @ VOL 8

“The most important architectural lessons I teach can be traced back to my family, and to the family restaurant.”

In “Building with Kids to Build Kids Up,” from Pecha Kucha night Saint Joseph/Benton Harbor, vol. 8, Associate Professor at Andrews University, Mark Moreno explains the Renaissance Kids Architecture Camp, how it came to be, and what he wants to be when he grows up.” He founded and runs the camp at Andrews’ School of Architecture and Interior Design.

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The Future of Building

BY JAMES THOMSON
@ VOL 2 ON JUN 30, 2011

What is the future of building? James takes a shot at describing the next fifty years of architecture. For him, the spaces where we live will be truly personalized and individualized to best fit each person. (in English)

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To Kids About Kids

BY MARINA POTANINA
@ VOL 12 ON DEC 11, 2010

Marina Potanina is the president of a charity foundation called To Kids About Kids. In her presentation she talks about the project, and the creation of an animated series about school life for a group of kids, with one of the main characters being a girl in a wheelchair. In Russia, there are no books, TV, or other examples of adequate communication with people with disabilities. Marina believes that if we start by talking to kids about these issues, that our society will be changed.  (in Russian)

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The Bridge Building

BY DAVID POWELL
@ VOL 12 ON MAY 07, 2014

David Powell, Principal at Hastings Architecture, discusses the Nashville Bridge Company (NABRICO) Building's renovations, bringing it up to today's codes standards with LEED Platinum certification. Part of Phase 1 for the Riverfront Redevelopment Project.

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Crowdfunding and building: we build the house all together

BY ALEXANDER MEDVEDEV
IN CHELYABINSK

Let's club together to build a house?  Actually this phrase is the idea of Chelyabinsk project “The Ants”. The authors have come up with a scheme to invest in construction through Crowdfunding. How does this work? How to make the building process as clear as possible? And where is planned the first building, which can be observed online? Alexander Medvedev, one of project’s authors, gave the answers on these issues in the course of Pecha Kucha.

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Arki Kids

BY RUTH MARTINEZ
@ VOL 6 ON DEC 10, 2015

Ruth Martinez: Una descripción del proyecto Arki Kids, talleres de Arquitectura para niños.

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Living Building Challenge - Camp Glenorchy

BY STEVE HEWLAND
@ VOL 7 ON JUN 24, 2017

Steve Hewland presents a new concept in sustainable hospitality which considers environmental, community and financial sustainability

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It’s Ok To Sometimes Feed Your Kids Cereal For Dinner

BY CARLI DIXON
@ VOL 37 ON DEC 13, 2018

Carli Dixon is the co-owner of The Brightside and co-owner of Freezeframe | Bloombeads flower preservation also located in this building. She has lived downtown ever since coming home from college, and currently lives in South Park with her husband and two kids. Her favorite recent quote is one from her son’s paper about the 1913 Dayton flood, in which he wrote “Many businesses had to shut down completely because of the damage. But some stayed very strong like the core values of Dayton. That’s what makes us very special. We are people who work for what we want, need and is right.”

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Building builds on building

BY VICTOR DESROCHES
@ VOL 35 ON JAN 09, 2019

Alternate Title: Covet Beautiful Guitars and Improve Your Marriage. Victor talks about all his creative outlets and how he organizes them.

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Huts: The Renaissance Of Hutting In Scotland

BY PETER CAUNT
@ VOL 7 ON NOV 22, 2018

Setting up the Architects practice, Quercus Rural Building Design in 2002, in the Scottish Borders, Peter Caunt has become involved in building his own designs and those of others. With themes of energy efficiency and use of natural and locally sourced materials.  He has worked in many techniques including  timber frame, oak post and beam, ICF, SIPS, hemp lime and straw bale.  Mostly for domestic construction projects extending into hut designs for the movement that is reviving hut culture in Scotland.