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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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.
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.
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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.
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!
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!