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Quakebook

Quakebook

PRESENTED ON APR 16, 2011
IN TOKYO @ INSPIRE JAPAN

A presentation about the crowdsourced Quakebook (#quakebook), available as a digital purchase on Amazon, with all proceeds going to disaster relief in Japan. If you enjoyed this presentation, we'd also encourage a donation be made to our Inspire Japan efforts, towards reconstruction work with Architecture for Humanity and ArchiAid.

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Goteborg for Japan

BY KOTOI ASAYAMA + KUMIKO UCHIDA
@ VOL 25 ON APR 12, 2011

Support from the city of Gothenburg in Sweden for Japan, coming from a group of exchange students.

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Inspire Japan Update

BY JEAN SNOW
@ VOL 82 ON MAY 25, 2011

We take a look at what the Inspire Japan events have meant so far for reconstruction efforts in Japan, what we've accomplished so far (with 48 cities reporting, we've raised over $70,000), and what's next. We also invite you to continue to support our efforts by donating on the Inspire Japan site, or by pre-buying the Inspire Japan ebook.
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Berlin -- Inspire Japan

BY ULESHKA
IN BERLIN

Creative networker and author Uleshka starts her Berlin INSPIRE JAPAN event with a passionate presentation about her life and family in Japan -- now seen from a different perspective.

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My Country Japan

BY HIROSHI TSUNADA
IN BARCELONA

A very personal and honest view on Japan by a Barcelona-based Japanese designer.

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Arquikids: Japanese vs. Catalan Architecture

BY SOLANGE ESPOILLE
IN BARCELONA

Japanese architecture versus Catalan architecture through the eyes of children.

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Volunteering & Rebuilding in Fukushima

BY EVGENY LATYPOV
@ VOL 84 ON JUL 27, 2011

Russian student Evgeny Latypov offers his take on the aftermath of the Fukushima meltdown, and compares it to Chernobyl. He discusses his struggles in finding an organization to assist in the recovery of Japan's most seriously radiation-affected region.

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Ishinomaki

BY VJ LUNA
@ VOL 84 ON JUL 27, 2011

V.J. Luna returns to regions hit by the earthquake and tsunami of 3/11, and takes a look at all of the messages of encouragement. For more on PechaKucha's reconstruction efforts, please visit the Inspire Japan site.

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Sendai Tanabata

BY MARK DYTHAM
@ VOL 85 ON SEP 28, 2011

To mark the release of our Inspire Japan iBook -- on the anniversary of 3/11 -- here's a presentation by the PechaKucha founders on what they witnessed when they visited Sendai last summer to take part in Sendai's first Pechakucha Night. This presentation is in English, and is also included in the Inspire Japan iBook.

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Rebuilding a Village in Tohoku

BY DAISUKE SUGAWARA AND MASAYUKI HARADA
@ VOL 92 ON MAY 30, 2012

In this presentation, architects Daisuke Sugawara and Masayuki Harada describe a reconstruction project they've been working on, to help rebuild in the Tohoku region. As you'll see, they've been trying to rebuild villages, to keep the community together. (in Japanese)