Architects Magic Kwan and Kenrick Wong developed a versatile structural system that was being used as a school design for an improvised village in Cambodia, and continues its development in other contexts and scales such as art installations and exhibitions.
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Rebuilding a Village in Tohoku
BY DAISUKE SUGAWARA AND MASAYUKI HARADA
@ VOL 92
ON MAY 30, 2012
In this presentation, architects Daisuke Sugawara and Masayuki Harada describe a reconstruction project they've been working on, to help rebuild in the Tohoku region. As you'll see, they've been trying to rebuild villages, to keep the community together. (in Japanese)
Story of My Homeland
BY JEFF YRAZABAL
@ AIA 2013 CONVENTION (JUNE 20)
ON JUN 20, 2013
Jeff Yrazabal conveys his architectural experiences and inspiration through the structures and people of his homeland. By exploring the story of his homeland, he is able to gain insight to bettering his career and architecture firm.
Architecture and the Poo Story
BY JESSICA BLACK
@ VOL 3
ON JUL 07, 2015
“By fundamentals, I’m talking about plumbing; making sure people can go to the toilet and wash themselves safely… many people around the world and around our nation do not have access to running water or toilets for example. This lack of access has a direct affect on people’s health and therefor their lifespans. ”
In Architecture and the Poo Story from PechaKucha Night Broome’s 3rd Volume speaker Jessica Black talks about humanity’s favorite taboo, or, in specific, how to flush it away. Watch as she discusses different ways to break down barriers and hierarchies during remote, cross-cultural architecture projects.
This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016.
My Work With A Small Khmu Village
BY MALI CHAYAMARIT
@ VOL 1
ON FEB 11, 2016
Speaker Mali Kamonrat Chayamarit is a cultural officer at UNESCO by day, a professional florist at her shop Malibarn Flower shop by night, and a village development and poverty reduction advocate by heart. "I talk about the importance of doing things with love and passion, and how important commitment is in life. I will share my story of how I began working with a small Khmu village in Luang Prabang six years ago, that is now the basis for my flower shop, Malibarn.”
Your World Means Nothing: Living as a local in rural Kyrgyzstan
BY STEVE SMITH
@ VOL 24
ON AUG 17, 2017
Steve Smith presents a photo essay on rural Kyrgyzstan, a place he is lucky enough to visit and photograph often. There, he typically embeds with village families for several months and lives as a local. Working both in medium format film and digital, he works to tell the story of a land and people who live as if time stood still.