TOKYO Search Results: “Casual Spaces”
BY KUMIKO INUI
@ PECHAKUCHA X ARCHIAID
ON NOV 23, 2012
Kumiko Inui talks about her project that offers up a variety of new plans for kids to enjoy school life, and the reconstruction of a junior high school in Shichigahama, Miyagi-ken. (in Japanese with English subtitles)
PechaKucha x ArchiAidの特別なPechaKucha Nightイベントからのプレゼンテーションになります。東北地方支援プロジェクトの「コアハウス」への資金を募集しております。ぜひご協力していただける方は上のボタンを押すと募金につながります。ぜひよろしくお願いいたします。
BY KAZUHIRO YAJIMA
@ VOL 109
ON DEC 04, 2013
Architect Kazuhiro Yajima discusses the relationship between three key constructive elements: roofs, walls, and the floor. Here he focuses on the roof element, specifically the temporary roof we often call the umbrella. Kazuhiro tells a story of a young couple in Europe he saw kissing under an umbrella and how it inspired him to build a tool that allows its user to bring private activity to public spaces. (in Japanese with English subtitles)
"Presentation of the Day" on December 18, 2013.
Mt. Fuji Takes a Bath
BY SHINOBU MACHIDA
@ VOL 110
ON JAN 22, 2014
Shinobu Machida's beautiful landscape murals are truly a sight to see, and if you visit a public bath in Japan you just might see one of his works. Here Machida-san goes over the culture found in public baths, the interior scenery, and shows off a bit of his work. (in Japanese)
Wining, Dining, Restaurateuring in Tokyo
BY AYANO IKAI
@ VOL 111
ON FEB 20, 2014
Ayano Ikai promotes her restaurants -- Les Rendes-vous de Tokyo and Plate Tokyo -- and explains the work that went into creating it's casual yet tasteful atmosphere. She mentions the challenges and delights that came with forming her own business, and the joy that comes from following her passions.
Designing Spaces with Interaction in Mind
BY EDWIN SCHLOSSBERG
@ VOL 113
ON APR 30, 2014
"You can discover the ideas with 34 other people simultaneously so it's the interdependence that makes for the consciousness."
Edwin Schlossberg speaks about designing places where people can both learn from one another and understand complex ideas using a mixture of no technology and high technology. Edwin has been designing facilities all over the world where people can learn and discover new things from each other’s experiences and from the tools held within.
Putting the Fun into Funky Spaces
BY HUNK DESIGN
@ VOL 116
ON JUL 30, 2014
HUNK Design duo Bart Cardinaal and Nadine Roos come from Rotterdam, Netherlands and here they show off some of their radical interior and exterior design work. From funky interior redesigns and remodels, to outdoor patterned park spaces using artificial grass, HUNK is changing the way people use and interact with space.
"Presentation of the Day" on September 12, 2014.
Taking Architecture Beyond
BY MARCELLO GALIOTTO
@ VOL 125
ON MAY 28, 2015
"Architecture has no scale. It can go from a backpack to a city."
Student of "future master" Sou Fujimoto, fellow architect Marcello Galiotto talks about the process of not only interpreting an abstract concept architecturally, but pushing it beyond its architectural limitations. In this highly sophisticated presentation, Galiotto shares his insights in combining imaginative references of architecture, nature, and structure into real living spaces.
"Presentation of the Day" on June 12, 2015.
BY ASTRID KLEIN
@ PECHAKUCHA NIGHT SPECIAL X MINI @ BMW GROUP TOKYO BAY
ON JUL 20, 2016
Architects and PechaKucha co-founders Mark Dytham and Astrid Klein speak on the work they and their architctural studio put into the development of the BMW Group's latest structure - BMW MINI Mobility Center: Tokyo Bay.
Innovation of Shintora-Street
BY TOMOKO NAKAGAWA
@ VOL 163
ON MAR 26, 2019
Tomoko Nakagawa, Community manager of THE CORE KITCHEN / SPACE, located on Shintora Dori, a new iconic street in Tokyo, will give a presentation on the future vision of the Shintora area, which is changing day by day.
東京の新たなシンボルストリートの新虎通りに位置するTHE CORE KITCHEN/SPACEのコミュニティーマネージャーの中川知子は、日々変化を続ける新虎エリアの今後のビジョンについて、プレゼンテーションを行います。
SITEWIDE Search Results: “Casual Spaces”
The Portsmouth Gas Light Co - Third Floor Nightclub
Sep 23, 2010
Oct 30, 2011
Central Saint Martins
Jun 28, 2012
Adianta School for Leadership and Innovation
Jan 31, 2013
Nikos Kazantzakis Open Air Theatre
Sep 20, 2013
The Al Whittle Theatre
Sep 18, 2014
Hal and Mals
Aug 13, 2015
May 12, 2016
Apr 12, 2018
Dec 15, 2018
The Hidden Spaces
BY KATHY TOTH
@ VOL 17
ON SEP 11, 2012
Kathy Toth is an art photographer, and in this presentation she shares a recent photography project about hidden spaces in the city where bridges, drains, and drainage channels become art galleries for graffiti, skate parks for teens. These are all sorts of wonderful things to a small group of people who make creative uses of spaces that are hidden from the common eye.
Presentation of the Day on February 13, 2013.
BY CARLOS BETANCOURT
@ VOL 9
ON OCT 12, 2012
Curator and architect Carlos Betancourt creates exhibitions rich in content and beautiful, if ephemeral, spaces. His serious approach to every project makes him one of the most respected professionals in this field, with concepts ranging from contemporary art to literature. (in Spanish)
Green Spaces and Urban Acupuncture
BY ESTHER GERRARD
@ VOL 8
ON JUL 22, 2015
Food, Love, and Future
BY DAYNA MCERLEAN
@ VOL 23
ON JUN 13, 2017
Dayna McErlean has a unique voice within Portland’s vibrant food metropolis. As a founding member of Portland’s coveted restaurant community, McErlean is owner of eternally popular — fine dining, artfully hip and casual food spots DOC, Nonna Tavern and Yakuza. All distinct cinematic spaces known for amazing food. As a “non chef” owner with an extensive background in fine art, McErlean’s focus is on creating cinematic spaces that make patrons feel as though they are being transported to a distant time and place. It is no small feat that she has been able to do this working with some of Portland’s most innovative chefs cultivating some of the city’s most coveted yet accessible food.
Architecture and Public Spaces: Our perceptions, context, cultural and social resposibility
BY FAWAD SUHAIL ABBASI
@ VOL 3
ON MAR 10, 2018
Communal spaces are about nurturing change. Public spaces are healthy interventions in the growth of a city, they always benefit arts and culture, they help bring people together to enjoy the city and each other. Fawad Suhail Abbasi talks about the role of architects in public spaces and what a perfect public space looks like.
BY ERICA GINSBERG
@ VOL 12
ON JUL 27, 2018
Docs in Progress has occupied several spaces in Silver Spring, MD. Executive Director and co-founder, Erica Ginsberg, shares some history about those spaces. She also talks about space beyond the physical space the organization has occupied in the community.
Life Lessons with Atreus & Chloe: Mature Video Games as Opportunity Spaces for Family Conversation
BY ANGELA VANDEN ELZEN
@ VOL 8
ON MAR 07, 2019
Angela Vanden Elzen discusses Mature Video Games as Opportunity Spaces for Family Conversation.
SITEWIDE BLOG POSTS
In this edition of Presentation of the Day (from PKN Tokyo's special PechaKucha x ArchiAid event), Kumiko Inui covers the difficulties associated with the reconstruction of a junior high school (in Shichigahama, Miyagi Prefecture) severly affected by the 2011 Great Tohoku earthquake and tsunami. With dozens of faculty members as clients, her firm worked to convince the future denizens of this school of the benefits of the small structures within the campus called "Little Spaces".
Building Motorcycles for One
Want to ride a futuristic apocalypse bike? This is a good place to start: Matthew Roberts, Creative Director at Speedtractor Industries, is part of a global movement to reestablish motorcycles as casual, cool forms of transportation, and he's doing it by creating beautiful, unique custom-made motorcycles for one client at a time. In "Building Motorcycles for One" from PKN Tokyo Vol. 113, Matthew goes into depth on the new wave of motorcycle riders -- not the circus performers you see on TV -- a group of individuals looking to build something of their own, and take on new adventures on the road.
Designing Spaces with Interaction in Mind
How would you like to see like a sheep sees? Could you find your way through a maze using your sense of smell alone? Edwin Schlossberg speaks about designing places where people can both learn from one another and understand complex ideas using a mixture of no technology and high technology. In "Designing Spaces with Interaction in Mind" from PKN Tokyo Vol. 113, we see that Edwin has been designing facilities all over the world where people can learn and discover new things from each other’s experiences and from the tools held within.
Parklets: Regaining our Public Spaces
We can all agree cars take up way too much space in the city. Why not repurpose parking for something more citizen-friendly? In "Parklets: Regaining our Public Spaces", from PKN Mexico City Vol. 31, Tania Guerrero and Julien Salabelle of Área de Investigación DAS present on a project developed with the intention of regaining the street from the automobiles, and to expand the potential of public spaces with the help of sustainable mobile installations.
Putting the Fun into Funky Spaces
"So after a lot of beer we decided to make a big, traveling park that flies to several locations all over the world." HUNK Design duo Bart Cardinaal and Nadine Roos come from Rotterdam, Netherlands and here they show off some of their radical interior and exterior design work. In "Putting the Fun into Funky Spaces" from PKN Tokyo Vol. 116 we see that from funky interior redesigns and remodels, to outdoor patterned park spaces using artificial grass, HUNK is changing the way people use and interact with space.
On June 2 for PK3, we heard fascinating presentations from dynamic local people: Geneticist Giri Athrey of Texas A&M; Dan DeLeon, pastor of Friends UCC; Ronin Cooking owners Brian and Amanda Light; high school teacher and seasoned European "couch-surfer" Barbara Klein; and Shannon Van Zandt, Director of Texas A&M's Center for Housing and Urban Development. Thanks for all your love and support! Please consider nominating people for PK4, in the fall. See you soon!
PechaKucha Night - Salt Lake City + Design Week
Salt Lake Design Week kicked off this week! From Oct. 12-18 there are incredible events every day. PechaKucha Night will take place this Friday, Oct. 16th starting at 7pm. Presenters start around 8pm. Grab an early dinner next door at Frida Bistro, then head to our venue for drinks, light food, and an extra serving of inspiration from our amazing presenters. Tyson Call - Writer/PhotographerAaron Nelson - Industrial DesignerAmy Caron - uber-multidisciplinary artistKortney Greer - Designer/illustratorDavid Brooks - Transdisciplinary Project DirectorPierre Langue - ArchitectD.J. Baxter - RDA Salt Lake City, DirectorGarret Martin + Phil Smallwood - GumcoPatrick Crowley - ChapulAlice Toler + Bobby Gittins - Artist & WriterNick Franchi - Digital Art DirectorJill Canales - Senior VP Design @ 3formDerek Kitchen - multi-discipline human Buy Now Aaron Nelson is a designer, musician, soccer fan, and family guy. At Atmosphere Studios he helps design branded interiors and exhibits for a swarm of international clients. Atmosphere Studios specializes in developing environments for events, trade shows, retail interiors and corporate spaces. Their clients include: Adidas, Patagonia, Prana, and the BBC. Tyson Call is a writer, photographer, and motorcycle riding jack of many trades. If you didn't see him in a dapper suit riding in the Distinguished Gentleman's ride, you might have seen him behind the lens of his vintage Leica camera. Tyson is a nationally published writer and photographer with work in Iron & Air and a local contributor to SLUG magazine among others.
"I wanted to see what the already existed in the world as non-traditional but permanent performance space as inspiration for alternative space where drama can exist." In Theatre Spaces from PechaKucha Night Bexhill-on-Sea Vol. 7, Walter Hall shares his passion for performance, examining a plethora of theatre spaces throughout history and across the globe. He explains the evolution of theatre venues from the ancient Greeks to modern day Macau and how performance space can affect the plays occurring in them.