City Focus: Bryan

For this week's "City Focus" we head to Texas, to the city of Bryan, for what is turning into a great series, despite only having 2 volumes so far. Starting digging into the city's presentation archive.

All in for Aalen

As we return to highlighting some of our PechaKucha posters, we start with the fantastic poster for Aalen's upcoming Vol. 22 -- we love how Aalen always finds an interesting way to incorporate the PK boilerplate graphic.

PechaKucha Pow Wow 2015

This past weekend marked our first PechaKucha Pow Wow organizer summit, an amazing few days of connecting with PechaKucha Night organizers from all over the world, sharing thoughts, ideas, and making plans for the future.

Presentation of the Day

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Zainal Bostaman

Project Engineer, Comedian, Toastmaster, Brunei Shell Petroleum in Bandar Seri Begawan

Zainal Bostaman, engineer by day and stand-up comic by night, talks about how he began his comic career (miserably) and after several hits and misses, reached a point where people can properly laugh at his jokes. He now holds comedy workshops and teaches others on how to be funny when they think they're not really that funny.

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Past Presentations of the Day

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The Future of Cancer Care

BY ANNA VERHULST
@ VOL 24 ON DEC 09, 2014

Due to considerable progress in cancer treatment and survival rates, the population of cancer survivors can be anticipated to keep expanding in the foreseeable future. But even though these patients may be cured of their orinigal disease, survivors often have a to deal with a compromised quality of life. Anna Verhulst, a fifth-year medical student and a cancer rehabilitation researcher, proposes a entirely new way of looking at cancer survivorship and rehabilitation programs...

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Climbing Everest

BY KENNETH KRIMSTEIN
@ VOL 33 ON MAR 03, 2015

Each week Ken Krimstein agonizes over his drawing board in the quest to please the most gruelling editor in the history of publishing - the cartoon editor of the New Yorker magazine.

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Verbal Influences in Architecture

BY MAUREEN MYERS
@ VOL 1 ON JAN 29, 2015

Designer Maureen Myers talks about inspirational architectural quotes that encouraged her throughout architecture school. 

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Drawing Tokyo

BY LUIS MENDO
@ VOL 122 ON FEB 20, 2015

Do you love Tokyo?

Self-proclaimed “draw-er” Luis Mendo speaks about the numerous artists who joined him in creating a beautifully illustrated summary of life in Tokyo. Their efforts were compiled, along with some thoughtful writings, in the latest issue of what is typically an architectural magazine: MAS Context.

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