PechaKucha Presentation

From Neutral to concrete

PRESENTED ON JUL 12, 2016
IN NANTES @ VOL 12
From Neutral concept by Roland Barthes, to concrete, from Neutral and Concrete research, the principal element will be : the generic house. In parallel to security issues, what this private space could it look like an extreme way ? In a smaller scale, how the concrete come in our interiors and in what form ?
 

 

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Textile-Reinforced Concrete: Material of the Future

BY KEVIN PIDUN
@ VOL 20 ON NOV 20, 2013

When you hear the words "concrete" and "textiles," you think of bunkers, gray urbanity, and bleak high-rise structures. Kevin Pidun of Lehrstuhl für Plastik shows us that textile-reinforced concrete opens a new universe of surprising uses and forms for this gray material. 

"Presentation of the Day" on September 3, 2014.

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Creating Structural Flow

BY RYUE NISHIZAWA
@ SWISS PECHAKUCHA NIGHT ON FEB 07, 2014

Architect Ryue Nishizawa speaks on the numerous projects and competitions his firm SANAA has participated in and won. Among them, he goes into depth on the flowing, organic Rolex Learning Center; how it was built, and the theory put into its design. (spoken partially in English and Japanese)

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Concrete Jungles of Color

BY ARTIST DAAS
@ VOL 7 ON NOV 29, 2014

DAAS comes and introduces his project ART OH! which aims at reviving Osaka's cityscape through wall murals around time. As he demonstrates, filling cities with art benefits all citizens.

"Presentation of the Day" on April 14, 2015.

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Depave: Concrete to Gardens

BY ERIC ROSEWALL
IN PORTLAND OR

Speaker reflects on the theme of 'Creative Intersections' gathering insight and interpretation from reflections on work, life and personal experiences. 

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Passive House Nursery Project

BY FRASER LOVIE
@ VOL 15 ON MAY 24, 2016

Fraser Lovie from the University of Aberdeen talks through the process for designing the new passive house nursery.

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The Magic House

BY MAIR HYMAN
@ VOL 3 ON JUN 02, 2016

“The house is built around the concepts of water, air, wind and light.”

In The Magic House from PechaKucha Night Vientiane Vol. 3, Mair Hyman talks about the process of designing and building a dream house for him and his artist wife in Vientiane, Laos in the neighborhood of Ban Apinihan. The result is a stunning house that combines both Lao and Western elements.

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Wednesday, July 6th, 2016

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Construction 2000

BY JUHO VIITASALO
@ VOL 14 ON OCT 01, 2016

Juho Viitasalo shares Construction 2000, a unique geometric steel sculpture in Helsinki, Finland. Its most eye catching feature is a 600 kg pyramid that seems to float in air without any support. This 10 meter tall physics defying structure has stood since 1982 and is truly unique in the world. However it is still somewhat unknown. Construction 2000 was designed by Markku Viitasalo and now his son wants to take the design to the world out of the confines of the office block where it stands in Helsinki. More information here: http://viitasalo.com/himmeli/

This was "Presentation of the Day" on June 3rd, 2017.

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Spirit Fairies and Fish Skins

BY BRYNNE RINDERKNECHT
@ VOL 17 ON MAR 09, 2017

When a psychic tells you to take a trip to Scotland do you go? Design Principal Brynne Rinderknecht did! Find out what happens in her presentation from PK NY Vol 17..

Brynne Rinderknecht of From the Inside creates residential, commercial and hospitality interiors with a focus on connecting spirits to surroundings. Originally from ST. Louis and a graduate of SAIC in Chicago, Brynne has made New York City home: collaborating with people to make functional and sustainable concepts—conscious.

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The Architecture of Entitlement

BY EMMA FULLER
@ VOL 18 ON MAY 18, 2017

In a whirlwind PechaKucha presentation, architect Emma Fuller discusses a history of language and the city plan - how entitlement has created a new architectural tool for the powerful to dismantle the collective and empower the singular. See examples from Mussolini to Trump in this 20x20 !

Emma Fuller is an associate with Diane Lewis Architect PC and teaches architectural history and theory at Pratt Institute. She received her degree from the Cooper Union. Her work addresses architecture as art and memory. This is expanded upon in published essays, exhibitions and architectural projects including the "Richmond as a Work of Art" series, the IPA fellowship, the Green Ward and Michelangelo-La Tourette papers, and the Nebo House.