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PechaKucha Presentation

Yerevan 2.0: How to make a difference

PRESENTED ON APR 10, 2017
IN YEREVAN @ VOL 23

Gayane Manukyan speaks about the ongoing projects at Yerevan 2.0 incubator as she invites the audience to join the creative urban development initiatives in the  Armenian capital. 

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Garden City 2.0

BY BAILEY PERYMAN
@ VOL 18 ON MAR 27, 2014

Bailey Peryman talks about his social enterprise GardenCity 2.0 which aims at building local systems that focuses on the production and distribution of locally grown food. He wants people to become aware that in order to be healthy you need healthy food which is hard to find in today's society. 

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Defying Soviet Rules: Bringing the First Mac to Armenia

BY ASHOT GASPARYAN
@ VOL 19 ON DEC 13, 2014

Ashot Gasparyan describes his over 30 years experience as a print engineer in Armenia, including what it takes to import the very first Macintosh computer during the country's Soviet era. 

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Changing the “How” of Development

BY DMITRI MARIASSIN
@ VOL 21 ON JAN 23, 2017

Dmitri Mariassin provides a look at governance innovation from the perspective of United Nations Development Programme in Armenia.

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Big Data and Public Space Perception

BY ASHOT SNKHCHYAN
@ VOL 23 ON APR 10, 2017

How ‘big data’, generated as a result of the penetration of digital technologies in our daily life, can be used by architects for creating better and more efficient public spaces. 

 

 

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From ԵՍ to ՄԵՆՔ

BY MEROUJAN MINASSIAN
@ VOL 23 ON APR 10, 2017

Meroujan Minassian discusses contrast between public and private spaces and their transformation. 

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Reclaiming our Cities: A Brief Look at Organic Use of Space

BY DANNIEL ROUMIAN
@ VOL 23 ON APR 10, 2017

Danniel Roumian takes us to Madrid and back to Yerevan, questioning how to take ownership of and rethink the spaces around us.

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Circular Economy

BY ALEN AMIRKHANIAN
@ VOL 26 ON SEP 28, 2018

Circular economy is a concept that has attracted great attention globally in the past decade or so. Many countries and regions are developing strategies and action plans to make their economies circular--moving away from the traditional linear extract, produce, consume, dispose model. They want to create economies where there is less reliance on non-renewable resources such as virgin minerals, fossil fuels, harmful emissions, and the like. The presentation by Alen Amirkhanian will show how this is supposed to happen and what it means for Armenia.
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Sustainable agriculture in Armenia: Karas Wines case study

BY HAYK SEDRAKYAN
@ VOL 26 ON SEP 28, 2018

Hayk Sedrakyan shared a case study on sustainable agriculture from one of the leading Armenian vineyards, Tierras de Armenia, trading under Karas Wines brand name. The Deputy Field Manager shares their success story of reviving deserted lands into flourishing vineyards.

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People make the difference

BY DIANA RIZZOLIO
@ VOL 6 ON NOV 01, 2018

I love people. Geneva attracts people with very diverse backgrounds, cultures, values, which makes its richness. I interact with the diverse local, regional and international people who make this region so special.