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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.
My Life with Herbs
Hannah Sylvester, one of the 40 medical qualified herbalists in the country, tells us all about her life with herbs in a nourishing and organic presentation. She reflects on the importance of listening and observing nature to flourish with it. After all there's no better design than nature itself.
"Let food be thy medicine and medicine by thy food." ― Hippocrates
New York: City on a Grid
BY GERARD KOEPPEL
@ VOL 7
ON DEC 04, 2015
Actor David Duchovny (!) says of Gerard Koeppel's new book: “ I’ve spent most of my life walking the straight lines of the world’s greatest city, and have never thought to ask: Is this a different shape from other cities, and if so, why, and who did it? Koeppel’s book answers these questions, in an easygoing, good-humored manner, with interesting facts unearthed on nearly every page. This is one of those books you always wished would be written, and here it is. Indispensable for anyone interested in the history of New York and cities generally, and bound to fuel cocktail conversations up, down, and across the city for years to come.”
Listen here for a whirlwind history of NY's grid as it develops!
Gerard Koeppel writes history, mostly New York related, but also in anything from magazines and journals to historical signage in city parks. He was also a captain of a charter sailboat, an awful law student, a licensed hack (out of a Greenwich Village taxi garage), and then, for many years, a radio reporter/writer/editor/producer, mostly with CBS News.
New York: A City of the Living and the Dead
BY ALLISON MEIER
@ VOL 16
ON SEP 01, 2016
Allison C. Meier is a Brooklyn-based writer focusing on the arts and overlooked history. Currently, she is staff writer atHyperallergic, and moonlights as a cemetery tour guide at New York burial grounds. These tours are focused on cemeteries as places of history, art, and architecture, as well as concerned in keeping our memorial sites visible for preservation and remembrance. At PechaKucha Night NYC Vol 16, Allison discusses these often abandoned and forgotten spaces right in the middle of our bustling city - reminding us the importance of slowing down.
The Future of Flooding
BY SAMUEL BUDIN
@ VOL 16
ON SEP 01, 2016
Samuel Lang Budin is a social documentary photographer living in Brooklyn and working primarily in the depressive realist mode. He makes 35mm and medium format slide shows about climate change anxiety, aging and death, naked people in their own homes, the personal discomforts of travel, and the encroaching sea. Just you wait!
Let's Build a City
BY VIRGIL IERUBINO
@ VOL 6
ON SEP 13, 2016
Virgil Ierubino asks if you could build a city from the ground up, how would you do it? I don't just mean the buildings. By 'city' I mean the collection of humans and facilities and services and systems that collectively form a functioning society. Would you make different decisions than those which are made for us, all around us, every day? Or, realising that this question assumes you are in a position of considerable power, maybe you'd just go nuts?
This was "Presentation of the Day" on June 11th, 2017.
From Barrel to Bottle
BY WILL DRUCKER
@ VOL 17
ON MAR 09, 2017
Will Drucker is a sustainability practitioner and whiskey lover. At PechaKucha Night NYC, Will takes us through the history and process of whiskey making - from the tree to the bottle!
Will is devoted to building businesses that support the circular economy. Will hails from the cities and farms of the Midwest. College took him to Vermont where he studied neuroscience and deepened his love for the natural world. Will can't resist music, birds, biking, good food and adventure.
Brian Weaver, Impact Hub Inverness
BY BRIAN WEAVER
@ VOL 35
ON OCT 25, 2018
Brian Weaver’s previous paid employment includes drug sales, money lender, and cowboy. In his fifties he managed the Business Starts programme for Highlands and Islands Enterprise, and in his sixties he fronted HISEZ, which gives business advice to social enterprises, while managing to be a profitable, not-for-profit business in its own right. Impact Hub Inverness continues the work of HISEZ, but also provides a small co-working space with 100 partners world-wide. Brian didn’t predict the fax, the computer or the mobile phone, and doesn’t have a clue about what will come next.
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The Flying Grass Carpet
Bart Cardinaal and Nadine Roos of HUNK-design and Eddy Kaijser (ID Eddy) have a dream, and it's an inspired one: to see their "Flying Grass Carpet" project take flight and bring a touch of parklife to city centers around the world. Modeled after the idea of creating a giant Persian rug, the massive carpet measures up to 58m x 32 m -- it's adjustable, going down to 22m x 18m -- creating an instant field for anyone to enjoy as they would any park. The carpet is made of over 85 million pieces of artificial grass, using varied lengths and colors to create a satisfying texture. Bart, Nadine, and Eddy's goal is to have the carpet travel from city to city. So far, "The Flying Grass Carpet" has been spotted in the Netherlands (Rotterdam and Amsterdam) and Germany (Aachen). If you'd like to have it visit your city, you can find out how from the official project website. Bart and Nadine coordinate Pecha Kucha Night in Rotterdam, and presented the "Flying Grass Carpet" project at last week's inaugural PKN in Maastricht.
The Flying Grass Carpet in Budapest
PechaKucha Night in Budapest Vol. 12 was held back in May, and you may remember that at the time we mentioned that PKN Amsterdam organizers Bart Cardinaal and Nadine Roos' "Flying Grass Carpet" was going to make an appearance. Photos from the event have finally popped up, and above you can see an amazing photo that showcases not only the stunning venue (at the Museum of Applied Arts), but the carpet as well.
Greening the City in Vancouver
Vancouver's last PechaKucha Night (Vol. 12) was another sell-out -- of course -- and doubled as a special edition with the theme "Walk the Talk, Green Your City," in collaboration with the City of Vancouver and the University of British Columbia. You'll find a few photos from the event on Flickr user miketippett's photostream.
We are very thankful to the PechaKucha family for creating and sharing the format, allowing so many people to connect and share their vision of the world.We wish there's 1.001 PechaKucha Nights with endless tales to tell, allowing us to live longer and yes, happier.
PechaKucha is Grand and Rapid in Grand Rapids
The latest edition of PechaKucha night in the rip-roarin' Michigan city of Grand Rapids (Vol. 6) came and went, and a quick recap of the night was recorded in The Rapidian. Here's a small tidbit from the article: Humorous and serious, honest and ultimately real, PKGR provides neutral ground, an environment where any one of us can share our passions, our stories or a little bit of ourselves. PKGR also gives the audience the opportunity to discover the unknown, rethink the familiar and to get lost in the story. Because when it really comes down to it, life is all about the stories. We couldn't have said it better ourselves. Check out the full article here.
¡Hola! Una vez más GRACIAS TOTALES por asistir a PechaKucha Night Monterrey Vol. 5, llevado a cabo en Nave Generadores, dentro de la Semana del Diseño y Arte de LCI Monterrey. Sigue este link para las fotografías y manten el oído atento a nuestra próxima edición! FOTOS AQUÍ Gracias a los ponentes, asistentes y sponsors por hacerlo posible!
Cesc Grané is a character designer and illustrator, and as he'll explain at next week's PechaKucha Night Vol. 116 (on Wednesday, July 30), he finds inspiration in Japanese aesthetics and art toys. Cesc Granéはデザイナーかつイラストレーター。来週のペチャクチャナイトVol.116(7/30(水))で彼の求める創造的な日本の美意識と美学トイについて語ります。
Peeking Through Tall Grasses
Susannah Lohr On her Pecha Kucha Poster Design: "So I came up with the idea for the poster when I was thinking about visual metaphors for what happens at Pecha Kucha. Since it's an event where you're in a crowd and you're watching speakers, you're listening to presentations, it feels a bit like you're peeking through tall grasses. You can "come through the grass" and learn more about this interesting person who's speaking, you can go up to them after and talk to them about their work. Or you can simply enjoy the experience in a passive way, just through observation. Both are valuable and important ways, in my opinion, to attend the event. I'm currently working on a mini-comic that I'll be debuting at the St. Louis Small Press Expo. It's about three super-heroines saving a town from destructive supernatural cat demons. It takes place in a world heavily influenced by historical Japanese films and comics. " Learn more about this uber talented artist and illustrator: http://susannahlohr.com/
Sparks: The Magic of the Grid
"The whole idea of being connected in some way, shape, or form, through this system that people set up, is so we can actually help each other do better things." In Sparks: The Magic of the Grid from PechaKucha Night St. Joseph Vol. 5, electrical engineer at Whirlpool Corporation, Alex Halbleib distills an explanation of the mechanics (and magic) and the ubiquitous grid that brings our homes energy every day and night. Originally from Louisville, Kentucky, (that's pronounced "Loo-ih-vil", without the "S"!) Alex is currently working in the advanced engineering where he hopes to make the world's connection just a little bit stronger.
El Vol.1 de pechakucha Noche Quikpué no ha Sido Posible chino estafadores La voluntad y El Apoyo de las Personas MUCHAS. Somos Una Sin Duda y cultivarla con buenas ideas de Parece Ser rojo el mejor estímulo. Gracias a Alejandro, socio de SousSol Restaurante por ofrecer su espacio y su tiempo para imprimación Este evento. Gracias a Duoc UC por dar hoy toda con Equipamiento audiovisual, Alumnos y profesor Quienes estaran TODO Este 2017 Como colaborador. Gracias a la Fundación para el emprendimiento e Innovación Jorge Errázuriz por COLABORAR con implementos Que Harán mas bonita La Puesta en escena de Estas noches. Gracias a la Empresa Fotónika Por Ser Quienes Inspirados nos ofrecerán artes Para La Comunicación de los 4 eventos of this año. Gracias a mis alumnas y Exalumnas por querer de forma voluntaria Ser Miembros de Este equipo creativo. Sólo gracias!