PechaKucha Presentation

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Ryuichi Watanabe

Architect and Structure Designer, NEY & PARTNERS JAPAN in Tokyo

DEJIMA AGAIN

PRESENTED ON MAY 31, 2017
IN TOKYO @ VOL 147

出島築造から382年、 片側だけで橋長38.5mを支えつつ、 桁に無数の開口が開き、 風景の中に消え去るユニークな現代の橋を設計し架けられました。 建築家で構造デザイナーの渡邉竜一さんは、設計と共に、最先端の現代の橋の架橋を街の大きな祭りごとにするムーブメントをソーシャルコミュニケーションの中で実現した。平日月曜の朝、各局テレビ、新聞の報道、地元の5000人以上の人が見守る中、出島表門橋は架橋されました。構造デザインとコミュニケーションが融合した他にはないデザインプロセスを紹介します。

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Public Maps

BY LUCAS CHIRNSIDE & BIANCA LOONEY
@ VOL 88 ON JAN 25, 2012

From Nihonbashi to Mars, six degrees of map making.

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Building Bridges

BY ROSELI BASSI
@ VOL 1 ON OCT 22, 2011

"Be kind to your elders" is a phrase we hear time and time again, and in this presentation, Roseli Bassi talks about a project that has the goal of encouraging better interaction between young people and the elderly. (in Portuguese)

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Light, Structure & Space

BY ERIC KEUNE
@ AIA 2014 CONVENTION ON JUN 26, 2014

From cribs to cathedrals and sun shades to research facilities, Eric Keune AIA, architectural historian, author and Design Director of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill's Chicago office shares his vision from the perspective of student and practitioner of architecture's Modernist idiom.

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London's New Public Restrooms

BY JAY GORT
@ TOTO TOILET ARCHITECTURE ON SEP 16, 2014

Jay Gort goes into real depth on the new public restrooms, in the city of London. Describing and explaining the layout and design in great detail, Jay takes pride in the new structure. Going back in history behind the ideas of public restrooms, as a way to share equality among men. The new structure was to share equality with not just men, but women and children, along with keeping everything eco friendly and finding ways to be resourceful. 

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International Art & Design Festival 2014

BY DR. TOMAS KAISER
IN LOULÉ

Doctor, Family Medical Centre in Algarve

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Rethinking Local Bridge Design

BY PETE BIVENS
@ VOL 6 ON DEC 07, 2011

Pete Bivens talks about how the  bridges from Kentucky to Indian can be improved through better architecture and design. He presents us with his 3D blueprint of a newer and better Bridge. 

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Public Interest Design

BY SHANNON VAN ZANDT
@ VOL 3 ON JUN 02, 2015

Public Interest Design is a participatory design practice that brings the power of good design to address social issues for the benefit of the whole community. Shannon Van Zandt identifies the principles of Public Interest Design and shows examples from her work with students and partners working with disadvantaged communities.

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Bridges and Books

BY PATRICK MCBRIARTY
@ VOL 34 ON JUN 02, 2015

Patrick McBriarty shares his passion for bridges, and how he turned his attention to writing books on the topic.

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There And Back Again: A Designer's Tale

BY MELISSA KRYSTOFIAK
@ VOL 26 ON SEP 29, 2016

"LA was just not the place for me anymore, so I packed up my stuff and moved home to Edmonton. But I had this flashly resume, so where would I fit in?"

In "There And Back Again: A Designer's Tale", from PechaKucha Night Edmonton Vol.26, designer Melissa Krystofiak's career has taken her behind the scenes of some Hollywood's biggest movies. In this presentation, she shares how her experiences working in different design discliplines has shaped her ideas about work, community and creativity.