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Michael Mayhew

City Arcadia

PRESENTED ON FEB 20, 2015
IN COVENTRY @ VOL 20

"This was a city of the future. This was the most optimistic progressive city in the world. This was the city where every architect wanted to work in the 1950s."

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Modern Living

BY SOPHIE BANNAN
@ VOL 21 ON NOV 23, 2014

Fne arts masters student Sophie Bannan recreates the Modern Living architecture tour of 1969 in 2014, a tour of modernist residental architecture. Her inspiring tour tells the stories and architecure of many historical houses. 

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mY cITY OF cULTURE

BY ADAM STEINER
@ VOL 26 ON JUL 05, 2016

In this talk inspired by his City Arcadia micro-commission, Artist and Poet Adam Steiner considers how, as an artist, you can make an Arcadia of Coventry. He posits the theory that this might be your duty as an artist, but also perhaps as a citizen. Describing his process and project proposals, Adam offers us a way to look differently at the city.

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High Rise Godiva

BY ADRIAN BAYNES
@ VOL 26 ON JUL 05, 2016

Adrian Baynes is an artist and architect who has been creating buildings, interiors, products & artwork since 1983. He prides himself on his playful creativity - and to be honest, he has a slight Lady Godiva obsession! In this talk, about his City Arcadia micro-commission he describes his proposal for a citizen's scissor-lift to enable us all to get up close and personal with Lady Godiva and other high-up public artwork around the city.

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How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Modernism

BY JASON NEISES
@ VOL 7 ON JAN 26, 2017

"Is beauty definable?"

Modern design can sometimes be difficult to understand, but  In How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Modernism at PechaKucha Night Dubuque Vol. 7 Jason Neises challenges us to find the beauty and meaning in Modern architecture and think about how we can preserve our precious "Modern" heritage.

This was "Presentation of the Day" on June 4th, 2017.

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Sevan Writers Resort – a Creative and Public Space

BY SARHAT PETROSYAN
@ VOL 23 ON APR 10, 2017

Sarhat discusses the project he’s doing currently on an extraordinary modernistic building of Sevan Writers Resort, located on Sevan peninsula.

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How to Architect Wellbeing

BY NICK LOMAX
@ VOL 27 ON JUN 28, 2017

Architect Nick Lomax shares the impact of good building design on our wellbeing.

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Mendelsohn

BY RON WOOD
@ VOL 13 ON JUN 18, 2019

Ron Wood, who is a volunteer at the De La Warr Pavilion, presents the work of one of the two architects behind the design of the building: Erich Mendelsohn.

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Evil Modernism

BY ASHOT SNKHCHYAN
@ VOL 32 ON JUL 10, 2019

Where do positive movie characters live vs negative characters? And how does media shape our perception of modern architecture?