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Peter Exley

Architect, Architecture Is Fun in Chicago

Things Kids Don't Do Anymore

PRESENTED ON AUG 14, 2014
IN BROOKLYN @ VOL 1

Peter Exley, organizer of PKN Chicago, reminisces about a childhood trip to Greece! 

Goes into depth on his trip to Greece, and the travel journal he kept as a child. 

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Transportation Equity in Bangkok

BY JOSHUA MONTHEI
@ VOL 5 ON JUL 09, 2012

Joshua Monethi surveys the issue of public transportation in Bangkok; the economic and social implications that the current system creates for city-dwellers, and the potential for equitable change.

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The Secrets to Raising Successful Kids

BY BRIMAH VONJO
@ VOL 3 ON SEP 20, 2013

Brimah Vonjo leaks to us the secrets to raising successful kids. These secrets include things like identfying your kid's strengths and weaknesses, teaching them to create rather than compete, being a good role model, and letting your kids choose their own path in life.

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Ride Bikes, Make Things: How I Got to Do What I Love All Day

BY RHYS MAY
IN ATLANTA

Rhys May is living the dream making jewelry in her studio and bicycling. She won a state championship and is thankful to the bicycle community for supporting her studio practice.

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The Allure of Trains and Train Travel

BY KEN KAJIYAMA
@ VOL 27 ON DEC 18, 2015

Ken Kajiyama shares his fascination with trains and train travel. Pack your bags.

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"Girls Don't Ask for Seconds" and Other Lessons from a Third Culture Childhood

BY NAMI ISHIHARA
@ VOL 3 ON JUN 02, 2016

Nami Ishihara is often asked "Where are you from?“ and it is not easy for her to answer. In her presentation, she talks about her childhood experience as a Third Culture Kid, growing up between Japanese and American cultures. 

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My 20 Favorite Things to do near Easton

BY TERRY NEWHARD
@ VOL 5 ON JUN 17, 2016

Terry Newhard has developed a list of over 200 day trips near Easton. He highlights his top 20 in this fast-paced survey.

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I Don't do Favourites...

BY WES FINCH
@ VOL 25 ON MAY 03, 2016

Musician Wes Finch says he doesn't really do favourites...but he does love crisps, moths, walking and, erm, a few other things, including running which he was a bit sneering about until recently - "what's the point if no-one's chasing you?". Hear about crips, biological parents and a few of Wes's other favourite things in this entertaining PK.

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Tough times don't last, tough men do!

BY LQ CHIAM
@ VOL 11 ON JUL 22, 2017

The only certainty in life is the uncertainty of life. When you have an option, choose the best one. When you don't have an option, do your best. If you are positive enough, you will still see the good things in bad times. Every cloud has a silver lining! LQ Chiam explains. 

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The Things You Remember From Childhood

BY HANA ISHIKAWA
IN CHICAGO

Hana Ishikawa's career has been inspired by the playgrounds of her childhood.