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Maryam Nabavi

Strategist, Idea Couture in Toronto

Space Tourism: Hospitality or Adventure Industry?

PRESENTED ON NOV 05, 2013
IN TORONTO @ VOL 27

Maryam Nabavi, an Innovation Strategist at Idea Couture, talks about her strategy for the future of commerical space (i.e. Virgin Galactic) as a service industry. If you ever thought about living in space, then small bathrooms, carbon-dehydrated food, and uncomfortable sleeping arrangements are probably not what you had in mind. However, Nabavi redesigned the experience to have humans at the center of the problem so that it can be an enjoyable and memorable experience for anyone no matter their financial or physical situation. 

"Presentation of the Day" on February 4, 2014.

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The Space and the Weight

BY YU AZUMA
@ VOL 99 ON JAN 23, 2013

Architect/designer/performer Yu Azuma explains how he combines all of these disciplines together, in a presentation entitled "The Space and the Weight." (in Japanese)

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Domesticated Space, Industrial Skin

BY DIMITRI KIM
@ VOL 17 ON APR 12, 2013

Dimitri Kim recounts his time taking part in designing residential and commercial spaces in Houston, Texas. He describes the ideas that he has to reclaim local aesthetics, while making them work for new ideas. 

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Startups in Space

BY LUCAS BREMOND
@ VOL 127 ON JUL 29, 2015

"Nowadays we have new tech. Everybody has an iPhone and actually these are more powerful than any of the satellites now in space. And thats the idea. We are basically using them to produce space stuff that is way more powerful and much less expensive."

In Startups in Space from PechaKucha Night Tokyo Vol. 127, spacecraft developer at Axelspace in Tokyo, Lucas Bremond catches us up on the accomplishments of the space programs of past and present, reminding us that many of historical cosmic triumphs were achieved with less computing power then that of our smartphones. He then turns our imaginations to the future, proposing a new age of space exploration where the playing field has been levelled, the barrier of entry lowered, an exciting new era of new inexpensive tech in space, which we can all potentially participate, and for the benefit of all.

This was "Presentation of the Day" on Friday, August 21st, 2015. 

 

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Startups in Space, Again

BY LUCAS BREMOND
@ PECHAKUCHA NIGHT SPECIAL @ AUTODESK POP-UP ON NOV 08, 2015

Spacecraft developer at Axelspace in Tokyo, Lucas Bremond catches us up on the accomplishments of the space programs of past and present, reminding us that many of historical cosmic triumphs were achieved with less computing power then that of our smartphones. He then turns our imaginations to the future, proposing a new age of space exploration where the playing field has been levelled, the barrier of entry lowered, an exciting new era of new inexpensive tech in space, which we can all potentially participate, and for the benefit of all.

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Science Fiction, Science Fact

BY ALASTAIR FAIRLEY
@ VOL 2 ON MAR 08, 2016

"These days, if you can think it, it's a pretty sure bet science is not going to be far behind"

In Science Fiction, Science Fact from PechaKucha Night Bexhill on Sea Vol. 2Alastair Fairley talks about the crossing (for better or worse) of science and fiction. How programmes such as Siri, Facetime and even the internet were once just ideas; fast forward and these very ideas have been fabricated into our everyday lives. 

This was "Presentation of the Day" on June 30th, 2017. 

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We Live in Outer Space

BY BARB GRAHAM
@ VOL 5 ON JUN 17, 2016

Barb Graham discusses the need to realiz that "Outer Space" is not "out there" somewhere, but that we live on a small palnet swirling in the middle of it all.

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Space Exploration: A Year or Two or More in the Life of a Space Cadet

BY AMY ANDERSON
@ VOL 15 ON AUG 20, 2016

What does space exploration mean to you? For Amy Anderson, a self described space cadet, it means an entirely different definition of spatial awareness. Buckle up for blastoff into Amy's version of space.

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"Tajikistan People Fly to Space!"

BY SITORA YUSUFBEKOVA
@ VOL 1 ON JAN 27, 2017

Imagine if Tajikistan might fly to space! What kind of spaceship it will require? Who will be on that shaceship? Sitora Yusufbekova explains.

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Space & Place: A Multi-scalar creative approach

BY VREJ HAROUTOUNIAN
@ VOL 23 ON APR 10, 2017

In this presentation, Vrej Haroutounian takes us on a multi scalar experience of space and place, as we define the phenomena of space creation and the requirements for creative place creation at varied scales.