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NEXT EVENT TOTO Toilet Architecture

Toilet Architecture presentation powered by PechaKucha

TOTO, Japan's foremost bathroom company, are inviting designers and architects to interpretate and explore the subject of Toilet Architecture in a special event powered by PechaKucha, as part of the Clerkenwell Design Quarter and London Design Festival 2014.

This topic is vastly historic - it covers centuries of design solutions ranging from Roman multi-user communal spaces to modern day cubicles. It spans cross-continental societal and ethical needs, as well as evolving personal health and hygiene issues. The topic of toilet architecture is one that consumers often overlook, but our daily experiences have a direct impact on our quality of life no matter where we are living.

The event will be hosted by PechaKucha co-founder Mark Dytham.

Confirmed speakers:

  • Professor Barbara Penner, Senior Lecturer in Architectural History at the Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL
  • Alex Mowat, Founder and Creative Director at Urban Salon
  • Carolyn Trevor, coFounder of Trevor Lahiff Architects
  • Philippa Turrell, Editor of Kitchen and Bathroom News
  • Floyd Case, Specification Manager TOTO UK

Media partners: Blueprint Magazine, DesignCurial

"Powered by PechaKucha" events are one-off events that are separate from regular city-based PechaKucha Nights, and that are usually held as part of festivals and conferences, but can also act as standalone events. These events include presentations that use the PechaKucha 20 images x 20 seconds format." 

Contact us below if you would like to use the PechaKucha format in your event.

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Designing to Get Fit

BY LISA WOO
@ FIT LONDON ON JUL 24, 2014

Lisa Woo starts her talk with the shocking number of 9 – a quarter of British adults walk for fewer than 9 minutes a day. Lisa then introduces simple, playful ways in which the design can makes be more active and have fun at the same time, having a better life as a result.

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Ideas for Greening Your City

BY JAMES CONWAY
@ FIT LONDON ON JUL 24, 2014

From Arup Landscape Architecture, James Conway shares some ideas for greening, how green areas in urban spaces increases life quality resulting in more sustainable cities. Ideas like vertical greening, strategic green links are some of the innovative concepts which are already being in use and improving the environment of its surroundings. 

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A Walking App for London

BY BEN FERGUSON
@ FIT LONDON ON JUL 24, 2014

Ben Ferguson invites us to enjoy a new way to explore London, getting us away from lines, overrated attractions, cliche sightseeing buses and guided talks. He is introducing us the QR London, an interactive and most importantly healthier way to explore London on foot. It’s an app which offers a wide range of options that will make us wanting to walk more.

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Playgrounds for a Better Childhood

BY BARBARA KAUCKY
@ FIT LONDON ON JUL 24, 2014

Barbara Kaucky from Erect Architecture talks about their work with playgrounds around the London area, creating places for self direct playing and learning. They decided to create this project because children today are already suffering from the effects of physical inactivity. Therefore, they want to increase the awareness of active playing and how this could benefit the lives of the children in a long term.

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Heroic Failure

BY TOM LLOYD
@ VOL 4 ON SEP 23, 2011

Tom Lloyd is a designer, but also a thinker. In his presentation, Tom thinks about how objects, architecture, and stories are constructed; how we get from point A to point B. He speaks on the concept of "heroic failures", and asks why certain failures are looked back on with an air of love and wistfulness -- failures like the AMC DeLorean, the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the rickety bridge trope -- when other failures are simply abject.

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Water for Life

BY SIMON TAYLOR
@ VOL 4 ON SEP 23, 2011

Simon talks about the exhibition he designed for the "Water for Life" project.

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The Vibrator

BY JOHANNA AGERMAN
@ VOL 4 ON SEP 23, 2011

Time to expand your knowledge of the vibrator, and after watching Johanna Agerman's presentation on the topic -- in which she takes us on a historical tour of the device -- you'll know much more than you ever thought was possible.

"Presentation of the Day" on March 2, 2013.

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Gibson Thunderbird

BY EERO KOIVISTO
@ VOL 4 ON SEP 23, 2011

Eero Koivisto is no stranger to the PechaKucha stage -- recently sharing his love for the Delorean in a presentation at Tokyo Designers Week 2013. Here, from London, we here him talk about the design of the classic Gibson Thunderbird guitars.

"Presentation of the Day" on February 8, 2013.

 

LONDON Blog

NLA - Made in London

Yesterday we posted about the "TOTO Toilet Architecture" event that will be taking place at next month's London Design Festival. In the same week, you'll also find PechaKucha presentations at the NLA's "Made in London" event, which will also be hosted by PechaKucha co-founder Mark Dytham. Visit our official event page for more details, or this page on the NLA website -- and you can register to attend the event here

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