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Kris Moreau

Architecture + Urban Design in Brooklyn

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PRESENTED ON SEP 01, 2016
IN NEW YORK @ VOL 16

Raft living on the Mississippi River today would make Mark Twain proud. Architectural designer and adventure cyclist Kris Moreau takes us on a 2,376 mile bike trip down the Big Muddy from Canada to the Gulf of Mexico. Giant lumberjacks, grain silo houses, and floating geodesic domes speckle the banks of North America's most legendary river-- a culture highway that deserves to be on the radar of architects and makers everywhere. 

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The Chicago River's Floating Garden

BY BRAM BARTH
@ VOL 12 ON MAY 07, 2014

Bram Barth, Landscape Architect at Lose & Associates, explains the floating gardens project in the Chicago River. This simulateneously creates more green space in the city, while improving the quality and image of the river.

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Think Architect

BY IAN SHAW
@ PECHAKUCHA EVENT ON AUG 20, 2014

Ian Shaw goes through a step by step process on how to solve and think like an architect. He does this by showing us how he was able to plan and built a structure close to  water.

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River City

BY MATTHEW JORDAN
@ VOL 16 ON AUG 06, 2015

With the goal of generating ideas to enhance the connection between downtown Knoxville and the north waterfront, Matthew Jordan's project imagines the possibility of inserting infrastructure to create new recreational and cultural opportunities.

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Winter River Pavilions

BY MATT ROPER
@ VOL 27 ON FEB 16, 2017

In Winter Pavilions from PechaKucha Night Edmonton Vol. 27, Architect Matt Roper sees an opportunity to bring some warmth to Edmonton's vast river valley system in winter. Envisioning a connected grid of portable pavilions and warming huts, Matt proposes that the city combine its winter smarts, design prowess, and thirst for the outdoors to create this network of active and attractive winter hubs throughout the city's parks.

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Waterville Comes Home to the River

BY LISA HALLEE
@ VOL 26 ON JAN 19, 2018

Lisa Hallee shares the history that Waterville Maine Shares with the Kennebec River, and the plans for a riverwalk in the future. 

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A Rolling River

BY RIVER PHANCO
@ VOL 6 ON JUN 14, 2018

River Phanco is a 14-year old, yellow belt, Jiu Jitsu fighter. He also enjoys Muay Thai kickboxing and wrestling.

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Kennebec: Drawing a River History

BY J-SUN BAILEY
@ VOL 28 ON JUL 12, 2018

Maggie Libby shares with us the story and images of her art installation centered around the Kennebec river. 

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A River Runs Through It

BY TODD LANGE
@ VOL 13 ON SEP 27, 2018

Todd Lange talks about his love of photography and the Mississippi River and what it has meant to him.

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The River and the Wall

BY JAY KLEBERG
@ VOL 20 ON OCT 12, 2018

Jay Kleberg shares the story of a team of diverse adventurers embarked on an epic 1,200-mile journey along the United States/Mexico border, down the Rio Grande in December 2017 to experience the vast landscapes before further construction of a border wall. During the horse, mountain bike, and canoe-powered journey, they encountered personal stories from both sides of the border, examined differing immigration viewpoints, and explored the impacts to wildlife, public lands, private landowners, and all who call the borderlands home. The 72-day journey is part of the feature documentary THE RIVER AND THE WALL was released in 2019 and is available on itues movies.

More info about the film can be found at the website https://theriverandthewall.com