PechaKucha Presentation

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Takao Nishizawa

Architect, Associate professor of Tohoku University of Art and Design, BuildingLandscape in Tokyo

Purely Wood!

PRESENTED ON SEP 27, 2017
IN TOKYO @ VOL 150

建築家の西澤高男さんは、木の肌理の美しさをそのままに立ち上げた建築「みやむら動物病院」を通じて、まちの中に建てる木造建築の可能性についてお話しします。素材の美しさが際立つ素晴らしい建築の世界をお楽しみに!

Architect Takao Nishizawa designed an animal hospital showing the beauty of wooden texture. He will talk about the endless possibility of building wooden architecture in cities. Looking forward to the wonderful architecture world that highlights the beauty of materials themselves!

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Inside Wood and Paint: The Heart of Making

BY PATTI TRONOLONE
@ VOL 3 ON JUN 29, 2011

As a painter and furniture maker, Patti shares her thoughts and attitudes when she paints and what the paintings are to her. Also, since she loves nature, she shows off her furniture in that setting, as the pieces are influenced by the natural world and are made with natural materials. (in English)

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Wood and Steel

BY SJORS VAN BUYTEN
@ VOL 14 ON FEB 20, 2013

Sjors van Buyten shows his passion for craft and design, from his beginnings working with metals in an automotive shop, to some of his recent designs. He works primarily with metals and wood, and also enjoys incorporating light in many of his installations.

"Presentation of the Day" on April 24, 2013.

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Heroes of Wood, Glass, Steel

BY KEIJI ASHIZAWA
@ VOL 106 ON SEP 20, 2013

Keiji Ashizawa is a metalworker with a lot of industrious friends. Keiji shows off some of his amazing work with steel and aluminum, as well as the lighting, wood, and glasswork of those who he works with. He also discusses the structures and furniture he built for those in the tsunami-affected area of Ishinomaki, Japan. (in Japanese)

This presentation was part of the PechaKucha Global Night 2013, and follows the theme of "hidden heroes."

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The Benefits of Reclaimed Wood

BY JAMIE HAMMEL
@ VOL 4 ON NOV 21, 2013

Jamie Hammel knows his reclaimed wood, and speaks concisely on the environmental and aesthetic benefits of using this salvaged material to build beautiful new structures. He speaks on the numerous sources of reclaimed wood -- from old bridges, to farm houses, to boardwalks -- and the instensive process of prepping the material for repurposing.

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Living the Dream

BY MARK OWEN
@ VOL 2 ON JUN 12, 2014

Mark Owen shares his lived experience and how he is living his dream through his artistry of working with sustainable live edged wood. He reminds the audience that you are never to old to have dreams!

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Wooden Handle

BY ALEX MOWAT
@ TOTO TOILET ARCHITECTURE ON SEP 16, 2014

Alex Mowat presents his product of wooden handles for public toilets, and be easy to use for those who need them. Taking many into account who will need assistance to be able to go to the bathroom, wooden handles are much more friendlier than your common ice cold steal handle bars. From the type of wood, to how it should be shaped, and using disinfectant oil on the wood itself, is all thought out. Insuring a safe and comfortable expeirence to everyone who uses them. 

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From Welding to Wood to Bronze

BY RODNEY HILL
@ VOL 1 ON NOV 25, 2014

Rodney Hill, Architect and professor, discusses the results of many years of sculpting. From unintended opportunities that opened while covering design gaps in the architecture offices he worked for, he discovered a path that led from welding to wood to bronze as an avocation. He shared his large scale, very intricate wood carvings, some with erotic affordances requested by clients.

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Wood in Multi-Family Residences

BY MATT MAHON
@ NEW YORK BUILD ON MAR 16, 2017

Matt Mahon talks about the use of timber in multi-family residences in this PechaKucha presenation for NY Build.

Matt is an acoustic and audiovisual consultant in Arup’s New York office and is involved in a wide variety of projects, from performing arts facilities to corporate fit-out.  Matt studied mechanical engineering at Northwestern University and has a background in live sound and broadcast.

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Knock on Wood!

BY AYA UTSUMI
@ VOL 149 ON JUL 26, 2017

建築家の内海彩さんは、木や木造の新しい可能性を模索し社会に提案するチーム・ティンバライズのメンバーとしても活動し、さまざまな新しい木造建築の実現に取り組んでいます。プレゼンテーションでは、10年かけて完成した都内の5階建木造集合住宅について披露してくださいます。

Architect Aya Utsumi explores the newest possibilities with of working with wood materials as a member of team “Timbreiz”, the design collective realizing focussed on wooden architecture. In her presentation this Wednesday, she will introduce a 5-story wooden apartment complex in Tokyo which took 10 years to complete!