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Christopher Joyell

Executive Director, Asheville Design Center in Asheville

There's a Hole in Our City

PRESENTED ON OCT 09, 2015
IN ASHEVILLE @ VOL 9

The City-owned property, 78 Haywood St., lies in the heart of downtown Asheville, yet it has remained vacant for over a decade. It's time to fix that.

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The Future: Thinking About Design

BY KATIE HILL
@ VOL 5 ON MAY 19, 2010

Katie Hill and her presentation "The Future: Thinking About Design," recorded at PKN Leeds Vol. 5 earlier this year.

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Improving Our City Streets

BY BARRY WILSON
@ VOL 11 ON JUL 29, 2012

Barry Wilson is a landscape architect, and in his presentation he hopes to show how we can work to make our city streets function in a better and more efficient way. (in English)

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Imaginative Planning

BY HEATHER TERNOWAY
@ VOL 13 ON MAR 06, 2013

Heather Ternoway is an urban planner committed to making planning more tangible and exciting. For over a decade, she has worked with communities large and small to improve quality of life through creative community-driven planning and design. 

 
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What Makes a Great City

BY JONATHAN X. CÔTÉ
@ VOL 2 ON APR 26, 2013

Jonathan X. Côté discusses the elements needed to make a city truly great. He states that Great Cities are not necessarily the biggest or most perfect places. However, a mix of certain aspects can turn a city into a fantastic place to live, and Côté shares with us just what it takes to create a great one.

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Transit Design

BY JEFF DOBLE
@ VOL 28 ON JUN 13, 2013

Jeff Doble is an architecht and designer, and has always loved urban design and planning. Here he tells us about two of his projects, in both Vancouver and Riyadh, and the factors that go into planning and designing each station in order to encourage more people to use public transit. 

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City Development

BY MATTHEW QUINN
@ MADE IN LONDON ON SEP 17, 2014

Matthew Quinn is the director of Pipers Design, an architecture firm focused on the development of the city. His firm additionally encourages people to use technology to learn and understand where and how city planning/development works. As Matthew moved around from America to Rome to London, he states that he has learned that it's best to work on the quality of one’s content.

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Design in your city : Playing with Data

BY DOM BREADMORE
@ VOL 20 ON FEB 20, 2015

Dom talks about interacting with your analogue city in a digital way.

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How New Immigrants Could Build Their New City

BY AMITIS NOUROOZI
@ VOL 10 ON JAN 22, 2016

Within the architecture field, Amitis Nouroozi works in the intersection of planning, design and community-building. She shares her story, as a new immigrant, who is building her new home in the first years of immigration to Canada.

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What if the horse actually knows the way?

BY CECIL BOTHWELL
@ VOL 11 ON MAY 20, 2016

"This biggest problem with cars are the drivers."

In "What if the horse actually knows the way?" from PechaKucha Night Asheville Vol. 11, Cecil Bothwell talks about the autonomous vehicles are headed our way faster than we can imagine.The driverless revolution will affect our work and play, parking and highways, car ownership and unemployment.