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PechaKucha Presentation

I'm a Builder

PRESENTED ON FEB 27, 2014
IN DORNBIRN @ VOL 4

Cornelia Faisst is a builder in the field of high-tech architecture and a lecturer at University Liechtenstein. Her inspiring pictures of four projects take us on a journey through four cities in four continents: Las Vegas (U.S.), Shanghai (China), Vaduz (Liechtenstein) and Ololosokwan (Tansania). (In German) 

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About Orée: Elegant Reconciliation of Human and High Tech

BY YASUNOBU TAKATA
@ VOL 103 ON MAY 29, 2013

These days, people tend to see high tech as being cold and impersonal. Orée, from southern France, on the contrary, delivers elegant, unique and long lasting tech objects that combine natural materials, traditional hand crafting techniques, and the latest technologies. (in Japanese) 

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From Image to Realisation

BY BOB CLAYTON
@ VOL 5 ON JUN 05, 2014

Architect Bob Clayton tells us about the design and construction of a single room weekender at Paluma. He speaks about lacking the funds to have builders construct the home, and refusing to take out loans to do so. This necessitated that he build the house himself -- and that's just what he did. 

"Presentation of the Day" on October 27, 2014.

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How to Build a Boy

BY JEREMY WINEBERG
@ VOL 11 ON NOV 20, 2014

Builder Boys founders Karen Ball and Jeremy Wineberg discuss the lack of inclusive programs for young boys, building self-esteem through hands-on, bottoms-up experiences and seeing the world through the eyes of twelve 6 year-old boys who are ready to take over the world.

"Presentation of the Day" on February 2, 2015.

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Don't Teach Tech, Teach with Tech

BY MR. VISHWAS SINGH CHAUHAN
@ VOL 1 ON MAR 28, 2015

Vishwas Singh Chauhan Bachelor of Engineering student at MITS Gwalior talks about how techologoy should not be an object in itself but play a role of a facilitator in the learning process.

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Why Cities are Competing for Top Tech Talent

BY DAVID HEARD
@ VOL 20 ON DEC 01, 2015

David Heard is sadly accustomed to his technologist friends moving away from San Antonio. The tech scene is too small, they say. The landscape is too suburban. Is our city just going to be a nice place to retire? Or can San Antonio become a place young, educated, highly coveted professionals aspire to live in, the kind of place where the world’s talent decides to build their careers? To do this, he believes we must fight out fierce competition from other cities and attract top tech talent. To understand why tech talent is the key to a strong future, David Heard outlines how technology and tech jobs are fundamentally transforming cities and their economies.
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Return of the Master Builder

BY MATTHEW HUME
@ VOL 17 ON SEP 15, 2016

"I tell people I wear two hats—one of the designer and one of the builder, but as I evolve I wish to wear one hat, that of the Master Builder."

In the Return of the Master Builder from PechaKucha Buffalo vol. 17Adjunct Assistant Professor, University at Buffalo School of Architecture and Planning and Owner/Principle of HUME PROJECTS, LLC, Matthew Hume discusses his work creating residential and commercial projects, from the design phase through the construction phase. The traditional Master Builder once integrated both design and construction processes by direct involvement. The profession of architecture and processes of building are shifting back toward a more integrated approach forcing architects to re-evolve into earlier versions of themselves. Hume's recent work in design and construction projects serves as an example of this paradigm shift.

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Clean tech playground: De Ceuvel

BY JOS DE KRIEGER
@ VOL 29 ON OCT 24, 2016

"It's a continual transformation that goes on and on..."

In Clean tech playground: De Ceuvel at PechaKucha Night Christchurch Vol. 29, Partner of renowned repurposing architects SuperUse StudiosJos de Krieger takes us on a field trip around De Ceuvel, a clean tech playground in Amsterdam. There, innovators reclaimed a disused industrial portside site to create a space for experimentation with technologies for a sustainable future.

This was "Presentation of the Day" on April 3rd, 2017.

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The Last Traditional Frame Builder in Manchester

BY PETER BUTTERFIELD
@ VOL 18 ON SEP 07, 2017

Ex teacher, archaeologist, DJ, house renovator, life time cyclist and newbie frame builder, Peter Butterfield shares 20 slides. In January 2016 I bought Neil Orrell’s Cycle Shop. We changed the name to Butterfield Bicycles, but remain the last traditional bicycle frame builders in Manchester.

 

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Sask Tech 2017

BY BRYAN LARSON
@ VOL 1 ON NOV 28, 2017

As the VP of Design at Vendasta, Bryan Larson is passionate about UX and also admires entrepreneurs, mentors, and risk-takers. In this talk, Bryan gives us a chance to appreciate the major milestones and achievements of a number of local tech companies and associated initiatives over the last 12 months.