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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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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.

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Bankers Alley

BY JOE MAYES
@ VOL 20 ON MAY 23, 2016

Joe Mayes gives us a look at the potential of Bankers Alley in Downtown Nashville.

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Historic Downtown

BY JAMES HOOBLER
@ VOL 20 ON MAY 23, 2016

James Hoobler tells about how The District became what it is today.

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Historic Preservationist

BY JASON HITCHCOCK
@ VOL 20 ON MAY 23, 2016

Jason Hitchcock gives us a look at design in adaptive reuse.

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Public Art In Nashville

BY CAROLINE VINCENT
@ VOL 20 ON MAY 23, 2016

Caroline Vincent gives us a look at public art in Nashville.

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Nashville Wall Project

BY BRIAN GREIF
@ VOL 20 ON MAY 23, 2016

Brian Greif gives us a closer look at the art and artist of the Downtown Nashville murals

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A Story of Downtown Nashville

BY ANN ROBERTS
@ VOL 20 ON MAY 23, 2016

Ann Roberts tells us some stories of the history of Downtown Nashville.

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Lower Broad Upgrades

BY AMY BURCH
@ VOL 20 ON MAY 23, 2016

Amy Burch gives us a look at what Lower Broadway could be.

 

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.

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