PechaKucha Presentation

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Takashi Kato

Design Journalist in Tokyo

Origin of Towns and People

PRESENTED ON NOV 24, 2016
IN TOKYO @ VOL 141

加藤孝司さんは、 生まれ育った浅草にものごとに対する感性やデザインの感覚を養われ、 現在はデザインジャーナリストとして建築・デザインの分野を横断的に探求し、多数のクリエイティブメディアで執筆活動をされています。今晩のPechaKucha Nightでは、街と人との関係性から生まれるものごとについてお話してくださいます。

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Point of View

BY MAUD NIERAETH-VAN BANNING
@ VOL 8 ON DEC 03, 2013

Maud Nieraeth-van Banning ontwerpt onder de naam Atelier Een architecten bijzondere uitkijktorens.

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A Transient View

BY ADAM GREEN
@ VOL 1 ON APR 18, 2015

Navy sailor Adam Green relocates his family to New Bern, North Carolina. The quanit town fails to impress him so he re-imagines the sleepy city, envisioning a vibrant update focussed on overcoming the community's many challenges.

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The Power of an Idea: One Person's View of How Community Renewal Through the Arts Lead to Creation of the BHAD

BY RICHARD HENSEL
@ VOL 3 ON NOV 12, 2015

Rich Hensel is a resident of Benton Harbor, MI celebrating thirty years of engagement with the local creative community and has worked as a community organizer and founder of the OutCenter, a founding board member and past President of the New Territory Arts Association, Trustee, and Vice President of the Benton Harbor Public Library, and a volunteer with the Benton Harbor Downtown Development Authority he continues to remain engaged in the renewal of this city.

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Creative clusters

BY TIMUR GALEEV
@ VOL 1 ON NOV 21, 2015

"Creative clusters" - a phrase that has become a very frequently used in recent years. But not everyone knows its true value.

Timur Galeev spoke about the importance of the concept of the creative cluster for city and shared his ideas about the implementation space in the city.

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Growing Pains: Little Voices, Big Ideas

BY CLAIRE MCARTHUR
@ VOL 15 ON MAY 24, 2016

Claire McArthur from Aberdeen City Council talks about the value of engaging with the public and the value of town planners.

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Small Town Dreams

BY MARTIN POTTER
@ VOL 14 ON FEB 09, 2017

Is anyone a dreamer?

Since 2008 Martin Potter has been making the acclaimed Big Stories, Small Towns documentary project. 

He’ll talk about this work and a list from his friend Jonathon. 

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PechaKucha Cape Town

BY ANDREW COLE
@ VOL 145 ON MAR 24, 2017

"Cape Town is a place that attracts and gives birth to interesting people..."

A resident of Cape Town for the past 10 years, Andrew Cole reveals what makes Africa's southern most city an exceptional place to work, live & visit. Consistently voted as one of the world's top travel destinations, the Mother City is also a "cauldron of creativity".

This was "Presentation of the Day" on July 4th, 2017. 

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The Camino de Santiago from a child's view

BY NICOLAS YOLLAND
@ VOL 43 ON MAY 09, 2017

11 year old Nicolas Yolland took a rite of passage journey with his mother on the Camino de Santiago. Nicolas will tell the story of his journey, what he learnt and who he is as a result. His wish is to inspire people to step outside of their comfort zones to experience something new and to realise that, as in adventure as in life, just by putting one foot in front of the other, they will reach their destination.

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Remembering the Lost Towns Of Flathead

BY JONATHAN FETTER-VORM
@ VOL 2 ON JUL 19, 2017

Author and Illustrator Jonathan Fetter-Vorm takes a journey through time, exploring the old and forgotten towns near Kalispell, Montana. This rich, boom and bust history shaped much of what we see around present day Flathead Valley.