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Andrew Just

in Christchurch

Power (Pavilion) to the people

PRESENTED ON OCT 24, 2016
IN CHRISTCHURCH @ VOL 29

Architect Andrew Just introduces his Power Pavilion, a structure that repurposes glass isolators from old power lines, that would otherwise be destined for landfill. To be erected on a ste of an old power company, now designated for public space, this pavilion will provide a venue for community events and place-making activation. 

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Public Interest Design

BY SHANNON VAN ZANDT
@ VOL 3 ON JUN 02, 2015

Public Interest Design is a participatory design practice that brings the power of good design to address social issues for the benefit of the whole community. Shannon Van Zandt identifies the principles of Public Interest Design and shows examples from her work with students and partners working with disadvantaged communities.

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Repurposing an Architectural Dinosaur

BY MACIO MISZEWSKI
@ VOL 37 ON MAR 07, 2016

Macio Miszewski presentes the 1920s docklands Grain Silo, one of the City’s most significant surviving Heritage Resources, and how it is undergoing a dramatic re-purposing - designed by Thomas Heatherwick and implemented by local Architects - to become the most unique art destination in Africa set in Cape Town’s newest mixed use urban precinct at the V&A Waterfront. Co-Presenters: Lloyd Rubidge & Karien Trengove

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Mirrored Pavilion

BY LUCY FISHER
@ VOL 15 ON MAY 24, 2016

Lucy Fisher shares her story from her initial idea to the creation of the mirrored pavillion in Aberdeen.

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Public Spaces for Everybody?

BY SANDRA HALL
@ VOL 8 ON SEP 01, 2015

The British artist Sandra Hall is wondering about the concept of public space, and who are allowed to use them.

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It’s a Test! The Power of Urban Prototyping

BY NINA CHASE
@ VOL 25 ON OCT 06, 2016

"We're showing citizens what they're buying before they write the final check."

In It’s a Test! The Power of Urban Prototyping from PechaKucha Night Pittsburgh Vol. 25, Landscape architect and urban designer Nina Chase talks about temporary fun, public space, and urban transformation. She shares the power of prototyping and the impact design have in the communication between public spaces, the city council and the community. 

This was "Presentation of the Day" on July 18th, 2017. 

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Woven Bundles

BY TEAM 6
IN BEXHILL-ON-SEA

Asta Sabaliauskaite, Ili Zainal, Chloë Maunder and Leon Willcocks, four Masters of Architecture students from the University of Brighton share the microphone to tell us about their proposal for a micro pavilion for the terrace of the De La Warr Pavilion. 

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Pavilion of the Sardine

BY TARDITS MANUEL
@ VOL 147 ON MAY 31, 2017

The Setouchi Triennale 2016, a contemporary art festival held every three years on several islands in the Seto Inland Sea of Japan and the coastal cities of Takamatsu and Tamano, aims to revitalize the region which has suffered from depopulation in recent years. Tonight, we will be centering in on one of the islands, Ibukijima, and its recent addition, “the sardine pavilion”, built entirely out of locally sourced recycled materials. Manuel Tardits from Japanese architecture firm Mikan, along with students of Meiji University, share with us this magical collaboration between a carpenter, a tile maker, ten students, staff, and friends.

 

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The Transformative Power Of Glass

BY PEARL DICK
@ VOL 40 ON NOV 29, 2016

"People of color are largely underrepresented in the glass art world so, I sought to change that ratio."

In The Transformative Power Of Glass from PechaKucha Night Chicago Vol. 40, Artist and Educator Pearl Dick uses glassblowing to empower at risk youth in Chicago.

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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.