Molly Van Hart wears many hats- from after school programme coordinator, to sex ed teacher to yoga instructor and now a project activator with Life in Vacant Spaces, an NGO that brokers public space for creative porjects. Molly explains how all her experiences are about making space for people to be creative, in all sense of the word.
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BY KAZUHIRO YAJIMA
@ VOL 109
ON DEC 04, 2013
Architect Kazuhiro Yajima discusses the relationship between three key constructive elements: roofs, walls, and the floor. Here he focuses on the roof element, specifically the temporary roof we often call the umbrella. Kazuhiro tells a story of a young couple in Europe he saw kissing under an umbrella and how it inspired him to build a tool that allows its user to bring private activity to public spaces. (in Japanese with English subtitles)
"Presentation of the Day" on December 18, 2013.
Making Space for Business
BY NICOLA RUTT
@ MADE IN LONDON
ON SEP 17, 2014
Nicola Rutt works for Hawkins Brown architecture, which is a company that helps re-model, refurbish and make old buildings more comfortable for employees and businesses. Here Nicola shows us how they took a building that was built for the 2012 Olympics — Here East — and transformed it into a place wherenew and big businesses can work in harmony.
Thinking Public Spaces
BY ANDRÉ SLEIMAN
@ VOL 20
ON SEP 10, 2014
In Thinking Public Spaces, André Sleiman tackles the oh-so-controversial issue of public spaces in Lebanon, and invites the audience to reflect upon the balance to be found between public and private property - and well, to "Move it!"
Defining the difference between what is public, and what is private, perhaps it is best to change that for the good of the public. Paid car parks, paid parks, paid beaches. These are just a few of the consequences of what it means to live in a place of private property.
Play in Public Spaces
BY CATTYWAMPUS PUPPET COUNCIL
@ VOL 21
ON NOV 17, 2016
The Cattywampus Puppet Council, which is a Knoxville based nonprofit seeking to build community and promote play for all ages through the puppetry arts. This spring, Cattywampus will organize and facilitate the Appalachian Puppet Pageant, Knoxville’s first community puppet parade. This project will invite members of the community of all ages and backgrounds to come together and create puppets, masks, and costumes rooted in local ecology and stories of “place.” As an act of public play and storytelling, this parade will celebrate the culture of love, creativity, and mutual dependence we wish to create in Southern Appalachia.
Space & Place: A Multi-scalar creative approach
BY VREJ HAROUTOUNIAN
@ VOL 23
ON APR 10, 2017
In this presentation, Vrej Haroutounian takes us on a multi scalar experience of space and place, as we define the phenomena of space creation and the requirements for creative place creation at varied scales.
Architecture and Public Spaces: Our perceptions, context, cultural and social resposibility
BY FAWAD SUHAIL ABBASI
@ VOL 3
ON MAR 10, 2018
Communal spaces are about nurturing change. Public spaces are healthy interventions in the growth of a city, they always benefit arts and culture, they help bring people together to enjoy the city and each other. Fawad Suhail Abbasi talks about the role of architects in public spaces and what a perfect public space looks like.