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We haven’t scheduled our next PechaKucha Night yet, but in the meantime you can watch some presentations, look at our map to see if there are any scheduled PKNs in nearby cities, or have a look at the long list of upcoming events, to see if there’s one you can attend!

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Art School TN

BY ALLISON JARRETT
@ VOL 21 ON AUG 11, 2016

A discription and look into a start up Art School!

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Open Streets Nashville

BY DAVE THIENEL
@ VOL 21 ON AUG 11, 2016

What would you do if you had a major street corridor with no cars on it to do what you would like with?

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Transit Goals

BY RYAN TURBEVILLE
@ VOL 21 ON AUG 11, 2016

Take a look at creative ideas to inspire solving Nashville's transit issues.

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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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This Moment in Humanity

BY KIRSTIN OHM
@ VOL 21 ON AUG 11, 2016

Kirstin Ohm shares an esoteric moment in life - seeing energy around people.

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Locate Arts

BY BRIAN JOBE
@ VOL 21 ON AUG 11, 2016

A look at locating contemporary art in Tennessee

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Nashville Food Trucks

BY MANUEL ZEITLIN
@ VOL 21 ON AUG 11, 2016

A look at evolving ethnic food trucks scene in Nashville.

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Nevermind Nashville

BY RYAN DARROW
@ VOL 20 ON MAY 23, 2016

Ryan Darrow tells us the projects that were planed for Downtown Nashville but never put in place.

 

NASHVILLE Blog

The Secret Gardens

Great Britain’s economy of trade allowed the growth of many distinctive gardens.
Troy Marden takes us on a tour through England and its beautiful luscious green oases. In “The Secret Gardens” from PKN Nashville Vol. 13 he talks about the unique and sometimes odd gardens that can be found in the UK, and what inspired their creation.

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About the City's Organizers

  • Ron Yearwood

    Ron is a Nashville native, urban designer with degrees in both architecture + urban design. He coordinates the NCDC's Young Urbanists group, PARK(ing) Day Nashville and enjoys urban farming in his community garden. He has a passion for creating and envisioning a more livable, better connected and healthier city.

  • Gary Gaston

    Gary Gaston is the Design Director of the Nashville Civic Design Center, and a Lecturer with the University of Tennessee College of Architecture and Design. Gary joined the Design Center in 2002, and has led numerous planning efforts for the organization. Gary was a principal contributing author to The Plan of Nashville: Avenues to a Great City, published by Vanderbilt University Press in 2005, and he co-authored Moving Tennessee Forward: Models for Connecting Communities, published in 2012. Next City Magazine named Gary a “Next American Vanguard” in 2010. Gary served as the project director and executive producer of the NEA funded documentary film Design Your Neighborhood. Gary is currently working on a new book, Shaping the Healthy Community, to be published by Vanderbilt University Press in 2014.