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Takeshi Hosaka

The Noodle Igloo

PRESENTED ON JAN 27, 2010
IN TOKYO @ VOL 68

With Mt. Fuji as a dramatic back drop, Takeshi Hosaka's Hoto Fudo (a Japanese noodle restaurant), creates a striking roadside icon. Photography by Koji Fujii/Nacasa & Partners. (in Japanese with English subtitles)

"Presentation of the Day" on September 18, 2013.

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Arquikids: Japanese vs. Catalan Architecture

BY SOLANGE ESPOILLE
IN BARCELONA

Japanese architecture versus Catalan architecture through the eyes of children.

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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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Designing the Japan Post Tower

BY KOKI MIYACHI
@ VOL 106 ON SEP 20, 2013

Koki Miyachi, an architect, describes how he collaborated with other architects from around the world to design the new Japan Post Tower next to Tokyo station. (in Japanese with English subtitles)

This presentation was part of the PechaKucha Global Night 2013, and follows the theme of "hidden heroes."

"Presentation of the Day" on October 16, 2013.

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Making Igloos

BY KEISUKE MASUDA
@ 「ICSでNIGHT」 ON SEP 23, 2013

Since his college years Keisuke Masuda has been skiing. He often went to Mikuni ski slope near Mt. Fuji. When Mikuni ski slope closed down, he began making igloos there nearly every year. Here he shows us how he and his friends created some of their beautiful and spacious igloos. (in Japanese with English subtitles)

"Presentation of the Day" on October 30, 2013.

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Japan Love Story

BY PATRICK REYMOND
@ SWISS PECHAKUCHA NIGHT ON FEB 07, 2014

Patrick Reymond, founder of Atelier Oi, relates his love for Japanese simplicity and beauty into his architectural designs. Whether experimenting with different materials, scale, landscapes, or roofs, he promotes his initiative for ingenuity with his love for Japan. 

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Passions of Alpinism

BY ISAMU TATSUNO
@ SWISS PECHAKUCHA NIGHT ON FEB 07, 2014

Isamu Tatsuno, now CEO of MontBell, came upon a book going into depth on mountains and climbing when he was a child and has been hooked on mountaineering since then. He speaks of his youthful exploits up the Bernese Alps -- among them Eiger and Matterhorn. (in Japanese)

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The Grottoes of the Blue Mountains

BY HAYLEY WEST
@ VOL 11 ON FEB 06, 2015

Hayley West's interest is in fabulously grotesque concrete structures built in the 1930s-50s. Here she shares her passion for the Grottos of the Blue Mountains. Check out her other blog for some great photos - it's a work in progress: Blue Mountains Grotto Love.

http://bluemountainsgrottolove.blogspot.com.au

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Igloo Architekti

BY IGOR ŠIMON
@ VOL 1 ON AUG 21, 2015

Igor Šimon nad Jan Pačka from Igloo architects present their work under this brand. They have been working under this brand since their studies. 

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Designing Japan House London

BY HIROYUKI ISOBE
@ VOL 17 ON MAY 22, 2017

In this extra special PechaKucha given to announce the location and concept of Japan House London on 22 May 2017, Hiroyuki Isobe, unveils the design for the interior of Japan House, and what a wonder it is!

Located in the heart of central London, the aim is of Japan House is to be a living window into Japan’s culture of excellence and beauty expressed through its traditions, modernity and appetite for the new.

We can't wait to visit!