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Filipe Balestra

Acupuncture Architecture, Urban Villages

PRESENTED ON FEB 20, 2010
IN STOCKHOLM @ VOL 21

Filipe Balestra offers up amazing insights into building in the urban villages of Rio de Janerio and India.

"Presentation of the Day" on February 21, 2013.

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Dosvelas Pictures- Smile & OPEN YOUR EYES

BY JESSICA W. LEUNG
@ VOL 8 ON FEB 20, 2010

Jessica Leung - documentarian, video freelancer, connector - about working with Pamela Anderson in Hollywood... to making an experimental documentary in India! www.dosvelaspictures.com
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Haiti

BY PHIL
@ VOL 3 ON FEB 20, 2010

A real life report from Haiti --- > to Leeds.

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City Urban Planning in Genoa

BY BEATRICE MORETTI
@ VOL 1 ON FEB 26, 2012

Beatrice Moretti and Paola Sabbion are architects from URBAN LAB. In this presentation, they cover a project called the new City Urban Planning.
 The project involved the announcement of the Genoa Urban Plan 2010 through the publication of the Urban Lab Notebooks, and the staging of the exhibition "Genoa Today, Genoa Tomorrow" in December 2011, an extraordinary instrument of participation and opportunity for discussion. (in Italian)

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TechnoMacumba and the First PKN Rio

BY LEANDRO DAMASCENO
@ VOL 100 ON FEB 20, 2013

PKN Rio organizer Leandro Damasceno joins the Vol. 100 celebrations in Tokyo to talk about his experience of organizing the first PKN in Rio, and also talks about using technomagic to empower people.

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Planning for a Denser Urban Neighborhood in the Heart of Louisville

BY PATRICK PIUMA
@ VOL 10 ON FEB 05, 2013

Patrick Piuma -- organizer of PKN Louisville -- develops a case for the need for more density in Louisville, particularly a dense, modern neighborhood just south of downtown in an effort to provide more housing options and position Louisville for the new century of global competition for talent and to improve the city's quality of place.

 
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Shop Houses

BY TAY PRUECKSAMARS
@ VOL 6 ON OCT 03, 2012

Urban planner Tay Pruecksamars attempts to summarize the research and work he has done in the past year. In particular he focuses on shop houses, which are generally despised by architects and urban designers, but which can serve multiple purposes, and use their space much more efficiently than many other types of buildings. In his book he proposes solutions to problems facing modern urban designers, and takes a closer look at the shop house problem.

"Presentation of the Day" on July 28, 2014.

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Urban Absurdity

BY MMX ARQUITECTOS
@ VOL 32 ON NOV 05, 2013

Emmanuel Ramírez and Diego Ricalde talk about some of the city´s absurd solutions and make us question the way the city around us develops and grows according to the population´s unmeasurable needs. (in Spanish)

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Braak!

BY TIM VAN DEN BURG
@ VOL 10 ON APR 22, 2014

In Breda is ruim 160 ha braakliggend terrein, waarvan het merendeel direct aan het centrum grenst. Dit is ongeveer even groot als Breda Centrum zelf. BRAAK! wil voorkomen dat deze terreinen veranderen in 'blindspots' en ziet volop mogelijkheden om de terreinen te benutten voor tijdelijke projecten. Projecten die verrassen, inspireren of tot nadenken stemmen.

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Show and Tell - Building Communication

BY ARCHIGRAPHUS MARKUS+JOACHIM
@ VOL 23 ON SEP 17, 2014

Archigraphus invents and builds all kinds of constructed interventions in architectural and urban space. By confronting people with architecture, landscape and urbanism in a playful, entertaining and hopefully sustainable way, Archigraphus creates a sense of acceptance, always re-thinking the awareness of the spot and its position in past, present and future.

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