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Martin van der Linden

Architect, van der Architects

Orandajima House 

PRESENTED ON NOV 26, 2014
IN TOKYO @ VOL 119

Tokyo-based architect Martin van der Linden (van der Architects) takes us on a tour of one of his latest projects, the Orandajima House, an after-school facility and community centre in Yamada-machi, a small town on the cost of Northern Japan that was almost completely destroyed after the tsunami of March 2011.

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The Restoration of Heritage at the Arts Centre of Christchurch

BY ANDRE LOVATT
@ VOL 23 ON MAY 04, 2015

The Arts Centre in Christchurch is a neo-gothic campus, once hosting the local university, converted into a space for local artists to practise and showcase. Severely damaged in the Canterbury earthquakes, it is now going through an extensive restoration. Arts Centre CEO Andre Lovatt gives people an insight into the restoration of the Arts Centre, to explain what it is that they have been doing since the earthquakes, show the process visually and give an indication on the progress that is being made. Showing the love, care and attention that so many people are giving to their restoration work and how, when it is all done, the Arts Centre, and the Christchurch wider community, will be so much better for it.

 

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Tools - A Community Fabrication Centre in Maastricht

BY ROBERT KATZENSON
@ VOL 27 ON NOV 23, 2015

Robert Katzenson believes in the community’s ability to fabricate, renovate and maintain structures and public installations. He shows how the residents and the city of Maastricht, and the South Limburg region could benefit from a Community Fabrication/Maintenance Centre.

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An Introduction to Japan House London

BY MICHAEL HOULIHAN
@ VOL 17 ON MAY 22, 2017

In this extra special PechaKucha given to announce the location and concept of Japan House London on 22 May 2017, Michael Houlihan provides an overview of what Japan House London is in 20 objects -- sounds like a tough gig, right? Just watch and you will see that Michael's passion for all things Japanese shines through as he gives a PechaKucha that is a complete delight!

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Designing Japan House London

BY HIROYUKI ISOBE
@ VOL 17 ON MAY 22, 2017

In this extra special PechaKucha given to announce the location and concept of Japan House London on 22 May 2017, Hiroyuki Isobe, unveils the design for the interior of Japan House, and what a wonder it is!

Located in the heart of central London, the aim is of Japan House is to be a living window into Japan’s culture of excellence and beauty expressed through its traditions, modernity and appetite for the new.

We can't wait to visit!

 

 

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A fantastical illustration for Japan House London

BY NATSKO SEKI
@ VOL 17 ON MAY 22, 2017

In this extra special PechaKucha given to announce the location and concept of Japan House London on 22 May 2017, Natsko Seki wows the audience with the delightful details of her artist’s interpretation of what Japan House could bring to London.

 Natsko's art work gives an imaginative insight into what visitors may be able to experience at Japan House London.

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Welcome to Unity House

BY MAGGIE VAN EMMERIK
@ VOL 13 ON SEP 27, 2018

Maggie Van Emmerik works for the Canadian Mental Health Association as the coordinator of Unity House clubhouse. She has worked in mental health outreach and a variety of other supportive roles for over twenty years and is continually inspired by the creativity and resiliency of the individuals she meets in her professional life. This presentation was created in collaboration with Unity Clubhouse members and CMHA volunteers.

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Fresno's Harmony House

BY GINA LENEE PERKINS
@ VOL 35 ON JAN 09, 2019

Gina Lenee talks about the Harmony House; how she took her love of travel and incorporated it into her home ane community music venue.

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Rehabbing Our Neglected Hundred-Year Old House

BY ED BOLING
@ VOL 36 ON APR 10, 2019

Ed Boling talks about renovating a 100-year-old house and how he connected to his neighbors.

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Integrating in Japan

BY ARNE DRIESSEN
@ VOL 25 ON NOV 07, 2018

Arne Driessen was ready to live his life in Japan. He soon found out that integration into a foreign culture is harder then he thought.