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Pete Landon

Affordable Housing

PRESENTED ON JUN 05, 2012
IN CHICAGO @ VOL 22

Pete Landon describes the role he plays in building healthy and affordable houses for the residents of Chicago. In this presentations he demonstrates that he is indeed giving the community a lot more than houses. He also walks us through his hobby of small scale recreational aviation. 

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Lake Forest

BY GARRET EAKIN
IN CHICAGO

Garret Eakin takes us on a tour of Lake Forrest and the elegant architecture that comprises that history of the town. He also outlines his spectacular restoration of a historic residence. 

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Inspiring Dilemmas

BY MARC TEER
@ VOL 20 ON DEC 06, 2011

Marc Teer explains his inspiration behind creating the website Black Spectacles and founding the Un-Competition Project. He details his hopes and aspirations for how both projects will help and inspire the design and architecture communities. 

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

 

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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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Form Follows Beauty

BY PETER EXLEY
@ VOL 11 ON SEP 01, 2009

In Form Follows Beauty from PechaKucha Night Chicago, Peter Exley talks about the relationship between art, design, architecture, lines, and sensuality as well as the feminine form. He also displays some of his artwork he created using an unconventional tool.

This was Presentation of the Day on February 17th, 2017. 

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Landscapes, From A to T

BY PETER OSLER
@ VOL 8 ON MAR 03, 2009

Peter Osler goes through as many letters of the alphabets as he can -- up to T, since he has 20 images to do so -- using words that start with these letters to describe landscapes along the way.

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A Trip Through Jamaica

BY WALTER STREET
@ VOL 13 ON MAR 02, 2010

In this presentation Walter Street recants his trip to Jamaica. He shares with us his experiences of taking in the acrhitecture, observing and interacting with the locals, and what it means to get together and "feel alright". 

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Design For Recycling

BY DEBORAH KANG
@ VOL 2 ON SEP 25, 2007

Young architect Deborah Kang won a competition organized by the City of Chicago and AIA Chicago to design an eco-aware trash recepticle that was installed in Millennium Park.  Her team's design garnered interest from design and sustainability organizations around the world - and was featured at Lollapalooza!

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The London Housing Crisis!!

BY DOMINICK VEASEY
@ VOL 10 ON MAY 12, 2016

Dominick Veasey shares his thoughts on the London housing crisis. Veasey is an Associate Director at Planning and Regeneration Consultancy Nexus Planning. While also working in the private sector Dominick has also spent time working in for Central Government looking specifically at how we can ensure more houses are built.

Dominick has extensive experience in preparing and analysing demographic and socio-economic population and household projections, particularly in relation to determining objectively assessed housing need, we will let him explain what that term means.

Let’s get one thing straight from the beginning, Dominick LOVES NUMBERS!

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Putting a Neighborhood Back Together

BY MADELINE FLETCHER
@ VOL 6 ON JUN 14, 2016

Madeline Fletcher, head of the Newburgh Land Bank, explains how her organization revitalizes neighborhoods block by block in the economically challenged city of Newburgh, NY.