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Peter Exley

Architect, Architecture Is Fun in Chicago

Form Follows Beauty

PRESENTED ON SEP 01, 2009
IN CHICAGO @ VOL 11

In Form Follows Beauty from PechaKucha Night Chicago, Peter Exley talks about the relationship between art, design, architecture, lines, and sensuality as well as the feminine form. He also displays some of his artwork he created using an unconventional tool.

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Lake Forest

BY GARRET EAKIN
IN CHICAGO

Garret Eakin takes us on a tour of Lake Forrest and the elegant architecture that comprises that history of the town. He also outlines his spectacular restoration of a historic residence. 

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Florida Bay, My Muse

BY LARRY KEARNS
@ VOL 12 ON DEC 01, 2009

Larry Kearns discloses his love for the nature of Florida's back country and what it means to him. He also walks us through his various experiments that originate from either side of his brain along with a series of fortunate or unfortunate events stemming from "luck".

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Affordable Housing

BY PETE LANDON
@ VOL 22 ON JUN 05, 2012

Pete Landon describes the role he plays in building healthy and affordable houses for the residents of Chicago. In this presentations he demonstrates that he is indeed giving the community a lot more than houses. He also walks us through his hobby of small scale recreational aviation. 

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Landscapes, From A to T

BY PETER OSLER
@ VOL 8 ON MAR 03, 2009

Peter Osler goes through as many letters of the alphabets as he can -- up to T, since he has 20 images to do so -- using words that start with these letters to describe landscapes along the way.

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A Trip Through Jamaica

BY WALTER STREET
@ VOL 13 ON MAR 02, 2010

In this presentation Walter Street recants his trip to Jamaica. He shares with us his experiences of taking in the acrhitecture, observing and interacting with the locals, and what it means to get together and "feel alright". 

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Form Follows Function

BY MICHEL HUISMAN
@ VOL 18 ON FEB 20, 2013

Michel Huisman examines the phrase, “form follows function,” and the human thought process as a whole. He shows how he has previously illustrated these ideas in his art, and what they mean to architecture and design in modern Europe.

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Design For Recycling

BY DEBORAH KANG
@ VOL 2 ON SEP 25, 2007

Young architect Deborah Kang won a competition organized by the City of Chicago and AIA Chicago to design an eco-aware trash recepticle that was installed in Millennium Park.  Her team's design garnered interest from design and sustainability organizations around the world - and was featured at Lollapalooza!

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Form Follows Fiction: How Story Drives Design

BY ALI ALSALEH
@ VOL 21 ON AUG 11, 2016

The creation of a bench through story.

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Experience follows context!

BY MIKE AMBACH
@ VOL 12 ON MAR 02, 2017

Mike Ambach ersetzt den Satz "form follows function" durch "experience follows context". Er untersucht, was hinter der Form steht. Die Welt ohne Gestaltung bedeutet Chaos. Design baut Beziehungen auf, diese geben Struktur und Ordnung. Wir bauen Partnerschaften auf mit Produkten. Der Kontext spielt hier eine wichtige Rolle. Aber mehr dazu von Mike Ambach (Design Lead bei Schindler Creations)... www.dominicschindler.com