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Eric Pattison

Architect, Pattison Architecture in New Westminster

The Beauty of the Derelict

PRESENTED ON JAN 24, 2013
IN NEW WESTMINSTER @ VOL 1

Eric Pattison examines the beauty that can be found in derelict and abandoned buildings, from well-preserved wallpapers and decorations from decades past, to degraded metals and woods, and the environment they can create. He talks about the restoration process, and some of the discoveries he has made along the way.

"Presentation of the Day" on September 17, 2013. 
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Reconstruction of a Castle

BY JAROMÍR KROČÁK
@ VOL 3 ON NOV 02, 2012

Czech architect Jaromír Kročák talks about the reconstruction of a gothic castle in Soběslav. The project was awarded the Grand Prix of Architects 2011 – National Prize for Architecture, in the category of reconstruction. (in Czech)

 
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Identity of Self and City

BY ROBERT FUNG
@ VOL 1 ON JAN 24, 2013

Robert Fung talks about several urban reconstruction and remodeling projects he has worked on in the past, located in various areas of New Westminster. He looks at the identity of the city, and emphasizes the process of highlighting strengths when rejuvenating forgotten or abandoned districts.

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The San Francisco of Tomorrow

BY CRAIG SCOTT
@ VOL 53 ON SEP 05, 2013

Craig Scott, an architect, proposes ideas for putting three of San Francisco's abandoned buildings to new and innovative new uses. Some old silos are transformed into a gigantic 3D printer, an old crane is turned into a digital technology innovation lab, and an old stadium is turned into a greenhouse.

"Presentation of the Day" on October 7, 2013.

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Beauty Will Save the World

BY AARON BLAIR
@ VOL 3 ON SEP 20, 2013

Aaron Blair explains that we are living in a day and age where convenience and practicality have largely displaced beauty as a value. The architecture in downtown Albany represents a loss of aesthetics that is disastrous to our culture. Instead of beautifying a shared space, we build structures as cheaply as possible. What must we do to make to world beautiful again? 

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A Modernist Against Modernism

BY YOHAN MEDHANKA
@ VOL 3 ON AUG 17, 2014

Yohan Medhanka, an impressive self-taught artist shows how life provides inspiration for his art, and then suddenly, everybody becomes a teacher to his art.

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Hyper modernism

BY HERIBERTO IBARRA
@ VOL 11 ON OCT 10, 2015

Hypermodernism thru the eyes of a binational photographer. Two countries, three states, two cities merged into one persona. Traveling thru countries is an everyday thing when living in a diverse border town full of color, flavor and a distinctive separation; photographing it becomes necessary to capture as much as possible to bring the hypermodernism of ones eye.

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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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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?