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David Mayo

Architect, de leon & primmer architecture workshop in Louisville

Designing for Historic Context

PRESENTED ON OCT 16, 2014
IN LOUISVILLE @ VOL 14

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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Interaction through Architectural Design

BY FENNELLE MILLER
@ VOL 2 ON FEB 20, 2015

Fennelle Miller starts her presentation by talking about old and new Ellensburg. She shares her thoughts on using design to be a good neighbor. Fennelle speaks about factors such as changing location of the door and the simple presence of a porch and how it can shift the whole atmoshpere of an infrastructure.

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Historic Preservationist

BY JASON HITCHCOCK
@ VOL 20 ON MAY 23, 2016

Jason Hitchcock gives us a look at design in adaptive reuse.

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Historic Preservation is Dead!

BY ELIZABETH BLASIUS
@ VOL 38 ON JUN 07, 2016

Elizabeth Blasius instructs us to pour a drink and mourn the passing of historic preservation for buildings.

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Achieving Sustainability by Adaptive Reuse

BY FREDERIC DALBIN
@ VOL 14 ON OCT 15, 2016

Projections show that 50% of architectural design in the next 20+ years and beyond will be for renovating and re-purposing existing buildings.  This represents an historic opportunity for the architecture and building community to reverse the most significant crisis of modern time:  energy depletion and environmental degradation.  Fred Dalbin demonstrate approaches and practices for conservation and adaptive re-use of the existing built environment through projects completed by this firm.

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Preservation and Co-working

BY ANGELA VALAVANIS
@ VOL 46 ON JUN 05, 2018

Angela Valavanis is the founder of Creative Coworking, which opened 7 years ago in Downtown Evanston. She recently expanded to Edgewater, opening a second location at the historic Colvin House.

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Neighborhood Context

BY ROBIN ZEIGLER
@ VOL 31 ON FEB 28, 2019

Robin Zeigler explains how todays architects can integrate modern design into historic neghborhoods.

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Vacant Not Blighted

BY MELISSA ARROWSMITH
@ VOL 37 ON APR 30, 2019

Melissa Arrowsmith holds a Master of Urban Planning from Wayne State and has dedicated her career to working on changing the Detroit blight narrative. She works with the Michigan Historic Preservation Network to keep the rich cultural and architectural heritage of Detroit alive.

One of the programs that our presenter Melissa Arrowsmith manages s the Living Trades Academy that is a hands-on, paid training program for underemployed Detroiters in the preservation trades.

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Designing Belonging

BY EMMA WHETTINGSTEEL
@ VOL 24 ON MAY 16, 2019

Emma Whettingsteel talks about her PhD research on:

How can interior design increase sense of belonging for aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young women living in Western Australian boarding schools?

(Student at Curtin University)

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Armenian Typefaces for a Global Context

BY GOR JIHANIAN
@ VOL 31 ON JUN 29, 2019

Gor Jihanian will showcase his practice of researching and designing new typefaces for the Armenian script.