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Past Chicago Event: VOL 12

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The Pearl of the Antillies

BY NADIA LEMOINE ANDRE
@ VOL 12 ON DEC 01, 2009

Nadia take us on a fascinating tour through the history of Haiti. She puts the country in a global context and helps us understand the larger issues the nation is facing in recovering from the ‘quake. An amazing insight, thank you.

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Crumbled Hopes

BY VAISHALI KATYARMAL
@ VOL 12 ON DEC 01, 2009

Vaishali shares her experiences following a large earthquake that hit Gujarat, Western India in 2001 while she was studying as an architecture student. She describes her involvement in a very successful rebuilding process. silverarchitecturestudio.com

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Oblique Metaphors for Disaster

BY JON LANGFORD
@ VOL 12 ON DEC 01, 2009

Jon Langford sings about Wales for Haiti. Take it away John - in the finest PechaKucha tradition, the presentation has its own mini beer break! Jon Langford

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Rebuilding After the 2004 Tsunami

BY AMANDA ROELLE
@ VOL 12 ON DEC 01, 2009

Amanda takes us through her experiences helping to rebuild Thailand after the 2004 “Boxing Day” Indian Ocean tsunami. She offers invaluable insights and experience.

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Leeds, Leeds, Leeds, Cheap Trick, Leeds

BY PETER EXLEY
@ VOL 12 ON DEC 01, 2009

Some people found it important for Haiti to share glimpses of what drives them, what inspires them and what obsesses them.Thanks Peter, thanks Rick! Peter organizes PechaKucha Chicago with Thorsten Bösch and their great team - Peter also runs the awesome Architecture is Fun office with Sharon Exley.

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Florida Bay, My Muse

BY LARRY KEARNS
@ VOL 12 ON DEC 01, 2009

Larry Kearns discloses his love for the nature of Florida's back country and what it means to him. He also walks us through his various experiments that originate from either side of his brain along with a series of fortunate or unfortunate events stemming from "luck".

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Taking the Bull by the Horns

BY MATT DUMICH
@ VOL 12 ON DEC 01, 2009

Matt Dumich went on a vacation to Spain, and spent quite a bit of time delving into the art of bull-fighting. Matt discusses the history, ins and outs, and cultural significance of bulls to the Spanish people.

[presentation contains graphic imagery, discretion advised]

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Dirty Soil

BY KATHERINE DARNSTADT
@ VOL 12 ON DEC 01, 2009

Katherine Darnstadt educates us on soil and the importance it plays in our life. She guides us through the etymology of the words soil and dirt, as well as the benefits and possible hazards it can bestow upon our everyday lives.

 

"Presentation of the Day" on August 11, 2013.

Michael Jackson
Journalist/Photographer/Printmaker/Musician in Chicago
Matt Dumich
Architect, Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture in Chicago
Raseem Parker
in Cleveland
Michael Christoff
Architecture, Vocon in Cleveland
Katherine Darnstadt
Architect + Nice Lady, Latent Design