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Dale Weiss

Architect, Guernsey Tingle Architects in Williamsburg, Virginia

Our Secret Gardens

PRESENTED ON JUN 16, 2012
IN WILLIAMSBURG @ VOL 1

Williamsburg is known for its historic districts, and especially the popular Duke of Gloucester Street. In this presentation by PKN Williamsburg organizer Dale Weiss, we are shown a whole other part of the city that is usually hidden behind gates.

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Urban Workshops

BY DESESCRIBIR
@ VOL 1 ON MAR 26, 2010

'We can improve our neighborhood with citizen participation, this is a way of architecture.' Esta ponencia ha sido presentada por Desescribir en Ferrol #1. Ha sido subida el 21 de Mayo de 2010 con las palabras clave: Ferrol, arquitectura, acciones urbanas, huertos urbanos, Desescribir, talleres urbanos. Desescribir, talleres urbanos. "Hemos podido mejorar nuestro barrio con la participación ciudadana, esto es una forma de arquitectura" http://www.desescribir.com/
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Gardens

BY KERIS MACARTHUR
@ VOL 1 ON MAY 03, 2012

Keris Macarthur is a writer and gardener. In this presentation, she talks about her love of Blue Mountains gardens, including her own, and how she sees gardening as a creative outlet. For Keris, you can find pure happiness in piles of soil, with all of its untapped possibilities. (in English)

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Real Japanese Gardens

BY JENNY FEUERPEIL
@ VOL 97 ON NOV 28, 2012

We love Japanese gardens, and we want the world to know more about Japanese gardens. Japanese gardens can teach the attentive observer a great deal about Japan and Japanese design, from design concepts and careful material selection to Japanese history, culture and religion. Learn more on Jenny's site.

"Presentation of the Day" on January 31, 2013.

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Dolls and Plants

BY LINDA SPÅMAN
@ VOL 2 ON MAY 18, 2012

Linda Spåman shares her passion for art and contemporary gardening, and as you'll see in her presentation, she finds a way to combine both.
(in Swedish)

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7 Design Lessons from Japanese Gardens

BY JENNY FEUERPEIL
@ VOL 103 ON MAY 29, 2013

After 3 years of working in and looking at Japanese gardens, Jenny Feuerpeil of Real Japanese Gardens summarizes the design (and life) lessons she has learned so far in the gardens of Kyoto, Kamakura, and Tokyo. 

"Presentation of the Day" on June 14, 2013.

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The Garden Studio

BY BILL TEEPLE
@ VOL 1 ON AUG 02, 2013

Bill Teeple loves art galleries and would love to build one in Fairfield.  He also loves gardens and would like to combine both of his loves together. In this presentation he explores the wonders of art galleries and gardens.

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Making Gardening Cool

BY LIV WORSNOP
@ VOL 17 ON OCT 09, 2013

Liv Worsnop is the guardian of Plant Gang, a gang that goes to abandoned lots and revitalizes them. They clean them, plant plants, and turn them into beautiful zen gardens. Plant Gang's popularity is growing and new business opportunities are flowering. Gardening has become cool in Christchurch.

"Presentation of the Day" on December 23, 2013.

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Rain Gardens for Everyone

BY VICKI CHURCHMAN
@ VOL 4 ON FEB 07, 2014

Vicki Churchman teaches us how to efficiently utilize our rainwater to beautify our yards. From butterflies to Begonias, rain gardens bring in wildlife and return more water to the ground than the concrete surfaces in cities and on roadways.

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Parklets: Regaining Our Public Spaces

BY ÁREA DE INVESTIGACIÓN DAS
@ VOL 31 ON OCT 01, 2013

DAS, Investigation Area: Tania Guerrero and Julien Salabelle present their project Parklets, a project developed with the intention of regaining the street from the automobiles, and to expand the potential of public spaces with the help of sustainable mobile installations. (in Spanish)