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Austin Klemmer

Pseudo-Intellectual in Tokyo

Designing to the Crowd

PRESENTED ON JUN 26, 2013
IN TOKYO @ VOL 104

Using his experiences in Vietnam and his impressions upon moving back to Tokyo, Austin Klemmer addressed some of the fundamental issues facing designers and architects in developing countries, and the way these problems shed light on design/architecture in Tokyo. Austin offers some theoretical solutions, and gets the audience thinking about design from a different perspective. (in Japanese)

 

 
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Interior Designing

BY MASAHIDE KANDA
@ VOL 88 ON JAN 25, 2012

Masahide Kanda's presentation shows us how to design interior products.
This presentation is in Japanese.

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Designing Spaces with Interaction in Mind

BY EDWIN SCHLOSSBERG
@ VOL 113 ON APR 30, 2014

"You can discover the ideas with 34 other people simultaneously so it's the interdependence that makes for the consciousness."

Edwin Schlossberg 
speaks about designing places where people can both learn from one another and understand complex ideas using a mixture of no technology and high technology. Edwin has been designing facilities all over the world where people can learn and discover new things from each other’s experiences and from the tools held within.

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Designing for FLOTUS

BY MARIA PINTO
@ VOL 30 ON JUN 03, 2014

Maria Pinto talks about crowd funding to invogorate her business model (which includes designing for the First Lady, Michelle Obama).

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Designing for Historic Context

BY DAVID MAYO
@ VOL 14 ON OCT 16, 2014

David Mayo, architect at De Leon & Primmer Architecture Workshop, discusses the need to respect the characteristics of historic neighborhoods when designing projects and continue the story while being unapologetic to our place in history.

"Presentation of the Day" on February 18, 2015.

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Around the World in 20 Buildings

BY NICK LOMAX
@ VOL 24 ON MAY 25, 2016

“I’m showing a different building for each slide - and that’s quite ambitious, actually, because I know we have 20 slides for one building.”

In "Around The World in 20 Buildings", from PechaKucha Night Brighton Vol. 24 Nick Lomax takes us on a tour of twenty buildings he has designed all around the world. Facing different challenges, including weather and the surrounding environment. Nick is a phenomenal, prize-winning architect from the United Kingdom.

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Tuesday, October 11th, 2016. 

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Designing Materiality with 3D Printing

BY ANDREAS BASTIAN
@ VOL 140 ON OCT 26, 2016

Researcher and designer Andreas Bastian discusses the role between tools and design, and how new technologies like 3D printing are challenging traditional frameworks of product design and material performance.

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Still Life

BY JULIANA OYIADZO
@ VOL 18 ON APR 18, 2017

Juliana Oyiadzo, who is from Ghana and is currently doing an MSc in Global Health and management at the University of Aberdeen. She will focus on stillbirths in developing countries.  Kathleen Lamont is a PhD student at the University of Aberdeen.  Contrary to public opinion stillbirth remains a major public health issue in high-income countries. Kathleen is looking at the risk of recurrent stillbirth in women delivering in high-income countries.

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Out of My Mind: Designing Experience

BY ALLISON DVORAK
@ VOL 22 ON JUN 02, 2017

While keeping busy as a licensed architect at Koch Hazard Architects, Allison Dvorak continues developing her side passion of researching design theories that focus on human centered design. She was inspired by her mother, a special education teacher, to focus her efforts towards an understanding how architecture could facilitate the interaction between people through the lens of those affected by autism.

This was "Presentation of the Day" on July 13th, 2017. 

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Bridges to Prosperity

BY DAVID KNIGHT
@ VOL 16 ON AUG 10, 2017

David Knight, a structural engineer gave this PechaKucha at Vol.16 in London and opened our eyes to the totally vital importance of bridges in developing countries. Importantly bridges create access to local markets, farms, schools, health clinics, and other critical services and opportunities.

In this PechaKucha you will learn about David's wonderful work with Bridges to Prosperity. The volunteers at Bridges to Prosperity appreciate the power of a bridge to transform the way people earn income, save, and invest in their future.