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Architecture for Humanity is a 501(c)3 non-profit, that has been building a better future through the power of design for the past 15 years. We provide architecture, planning and project management services including construction management and post-occupancy analysis, and facilitate community engagement throughout each project. At the core of our mission, we believe everyone deserves access to the benefits of good design.

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Des Moines @ Science Center of Iowa
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Buffalo @ Hayes Hall
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Nishinomiya @ Konan CUBE (Hirao School of Management)
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Riverside @ Riverside's Long Night of Arts and Innovation
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SCRUM: Expectations and Reality

BY ALEX PETERSEN
@ VOL 10 ON DEC 14, 2013

Alexander Korotkiy is a senior .NET developer in SmartGuy Group A/S and is leading MS SQL and .NET-related master classes in Ciklum. His presentation is plunging you into the magical world of dispersion, intervals, backlogs, complex systems and decomposition methods. In "SCRUM: Expectations and Reality" from PKN Dnipropetrovsk IT::Reality Vol.10, Alexander gave useful tips about importance of getting the right planning assessment, project implementation and how to choose competent experts.

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Mt. Beacon Incline Railway Restoration

BY JEFF MCHUGH
@ VOL 6 ON JUN 05, 2014

Jeff McHugh shares a brief history of the construction of the railway incline, one of the first electrical incline railways and to utilize hydroelectric dams in America. However, due to the Great Depression and fire damage, the railway shut down. Recently, the four destinations of Beacon were able to be reconnected in a sustainable way- with low emission buses, paving the way for a local economy to emerge once more. Jeff shares a plan for a LEED certified summit station on top of Mt. Beacon to allow access for enjoying the beauty of the numerous trails Beacon has to offer. 

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Dear Hunter

BY REMY KROESE
@ VOL 24 ON DEC 09, 2014

The 'Dear Hunter' are architects, but they are different from any other architect office. They're not striving for buildings: they're after the experience of people like you and me, regarding our surroundings. Their philosophy is based on techniques of the hunt.

Hunting transforms all our senses and makes us extremely aware of our surroundings. Through various hunting techniques they don’t hunt deer, but the dearest thing to man: subjective values within the human environment, personals spatial experiences and perception. They gather this information to use it in the fields of architecture, design and urban planning.

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Bridging Gaps, Linking Paths

BY BILL YARWOOD
@ VOL 2 ON FEB 20, 2015

Bill Yarwood discusses the Central Washington University campus master plan. Specifically, he speaks about the importance of connecting the 7-block distance between the campus and downtown Ellensburg. Bill speaks about the necessity of trails and paths, and how they influence one’s understanding of their locale.

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AOAD - Lean Design though Ingenuity

BY DICK OLANGO
@ VOL 7 ON NOV 18, 2015

AOAD offer Design that is lean through ingenuity in planning, conscious materiality, beautiful form and emotion provoking and effortless spaces, experimental and exploitative. Design that is socially relevant and adaptive to the natural and human fabric. A design that is people focussed.

http://www.aoad.jp/

info@aoad.jp

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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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The Seneca-Salamanca Leasehold Study

BY BRADSHAW HOVEY, PH.D.
@ VOL 18 ON SEP 24, 2016

"They wanted to infuse architecture with research and they proposed to build a pedagogical process around project work."

In The Seneca-Salamanca Leasehold Study from PechaKucha Buffalo Vol. 18, Research Associate Professor 
at the University at Buffalo School of Architecture and Planning, Bradshaw Hovey, Ph.D., recounts how one of the great student research projects from the school's 50-year history was devised by the school's founding leadership. One of the very first projects to engage UB students was a paid commission for the Seneca Nation of Indians to advise them on negotiations for a new lease between the nation and the residents of the City of Salamanca, NY whose homes sat on Seneca land. That such a project would be undertaken by architecture students was a signal about how expansively the founders of the school conceived of its professional domain.

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How to Figure Out What to Do With Your One Wild and Precious Life

BY ANGE FRIESEN
@ VOL 15 ON JUN 09, 2017

“Follow the energy and it will lead you to somewhere big.”

Writer and Brand Strategist, Ange Friesen, talks about her typical and not-so-typical choices that she made which eventually led her to create a career for a wild, precious, purposeful, and practical life.

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Дизайн-мислення в житті: пошуки натхнення.

BY PAVEL BESTUZHEV
@ VOL 23 ON JUN 22, 2017

Павло Бестужев. Спеціаліст з маркетингу та комунікацій, графічий дизайнер, 15 років досвіду в маркетингу, рекламі та управлінні проектами.

Дизайн-мислення в житті: пошуки натхнення.

Покажу на власному прикладі, як можна використовувати принципи дизайн-мислення у виборі стратегії професійної діяльності. Розповім про важливість експериментального підходу і пошук натхнення для реалізації своїх цілей.

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Rivers Are Our Future Landscapes

BY JOSH ELLIS
@ VOL 41 ON MAR 07, 2017

Josh Ellis of the Metropolitan Planning Council (MPC) talks about how the Chicago River is being brought back to life, with magnificent repercussions for life in the city, the communities and habitats on its shores,

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Poster for PKN Worcester Vol. 2

PechaKucha Night in Worcester Vol. 2 is coming up (September 13), and here's a first look at the poster for the event. For those planning on attending, note the new venue, this time at 55 Pearl (G.A.R. Hall).

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Planning for PKN Chennai

Chennai is one of the most recent cities to receive stewardship of PechaKucha Night, and it's a nice to see this post in which the new organizers start chronicling how they are going about preparing for the upcoming launch (which is set for May 15).

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Poster for PKN Lodz Vol. 7

Lodz is planning two PechaKucha Nights this month, the first one on October 22 is a review event, and then a proper Vol. 7 will be held on October 29. Check the city page later for more details.

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PKNBadajoz vol.2

Hello, friends!   Did you go to the first PechaKucha Night in Badajoz last January? If you don't you can do it the next time. We are planning a new edition and if you tell us about your passion maybe your project can have a placer in this event. Let us know in pechakuchabadajoz@gmail.com and participate! :)   

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SCRUM: Expectations and Reality

Alexander Korotkiy is a senior .NET developer in SmartGuy Group A/S and is leading MS SQL and .NET-related master classes in Ciklum. His presentation is plunging you into the magical world of dispersion, intervals, backlogs, complex systems and decomposition methods. In "SCRUM: Expectations and Reality" from PKN Dnipropetrovsk IT::Reality Vol.10, Alexander gave useful tips about importance of getting the right planning assessment, project implementation and how to choose competent experts.

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Vol.2 IDEA CITY: buenas Prácticas

El pasado sábado 31 de enero se realizo dentro del contexto del 4º festival de las Artes de Valparaíso, FAV, el vol.2 de Pechakucha Night Valparaíso con el tema: Idea City: Buenas Practicas En esta oportunidad expusieron: Akira Uchimura Republica Portátil Fundación Gestión Vivienda Ludotopia Plan Cerro Museo de la Cerveza Altamira Socialab Esc de Arquitectura de la Universidad de Talca Planta Banda La Fabulosa Minga Sustentable Patio Volantín Invasión Callejera El lugar escogido para la realización de esta actividad fue el paseo yugoslavo y conto con la presencia de cerca de 400 personas que disfrutaron de una noche de entretenimiento a cargo de TUGA, el cual presento de manera muy original a cada uno de los invitados, y de conocimiento con las exposiciones realizadas con respecto a la ciudad y sus buenas practicas tales como huertos urbanos, intervenciones callejeras, juegos urbanos, emprendimiento social, sustentabilidad y arquitectura.  

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Transport and Urban Planning for People

Cars take up a lot of space and cost a lot of money, we need better ways to get people around cities. As Julie Anne Genter — a Green Party member of New Zealand parliament — says, "People need to get around the city, but there aren’t many choices." Cars take up a lot of space, create congestion, cost a lot of money, and make cities more dangerous for pedestrians and cyclists. In "Transport and Urban Planning for People" from a special urban edition of PKN Auckland, we see that Julie is working to implement people-oriented infrastructure, and remove outdated planning rules to make Auckland more efficient, liveable for its citizens.

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PechaKucha Night - Salt Lake City + Design Week

  Salt Lake Design Week kicked off this week! From Oct. 12-18 there are incredible events every day. PechaKucha Night will take place this Friday, Oct. 16th starting at 7pm. Presenters start around 8pm. Grab an early dinner next door at Frida Bistro, then head to our venue for drinks, light food, and an extra serving of inspiration from our amazing presenters. Tyson Call - Writer/PhotographerAaron Nelson - Industrial DesignerAmy Caron - uber-multidisciplinary artistKortney Greer - Designer/illustratorDavid Brooks - Transdisciplinary Project DirectorPierre Langue - ArchitectD.J. Baxter - RDA Salt Lake City, DirectorGarret Martin + Phil Smallwood - GumcoPatrick Crowley - ChapulAlice Toler + Bobby Gittins - Artist & WriterNick Franchi - Digital Art DirectorJill Canales - Senior VP Design @ 3formDerek Kitchen - multi-discipline human Buy Now Aaron Nelson is a designer, musician, soccer fan, and family guy. At Atmosphere Studios he helps design branded interiors and exhibits for a swarm of international clients. Atmosphere Studios specializes in developing environments for events, trade shows, retail interiors and corporate spaces. Their clients include: Adidas, Patagonia, Prana, and the BBC. Tyson Call is a writer, photographer, and motorcycle riding jack of many trades. If you didn't see him in a dapper suit riding in the Distinguished Gentleman's ride, you might have seen him behind the lens of his vintage Leica camera. Tyson is a nationally published writer and photographer with work in Iron & Air and a local contributor to SLUG magazine among others.  

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Planning Meeting Thurs. Mar. 31

Our first planning meeting has been set for Thursday March 31, 7:30pm @ Four Seasons. Looking forward to getting started! Feel free to be in touch: JDLilongwe [at] yahoo [dot] com Jessica (for the PKN Lilongwe Team)

Glasgow

Planning Meeting -- tonight! 7:30 @ Chameleon

Hi All, Looking forward to this evening's PechaKucha Night planning meeting, 7:30pm @ Four Seasons (Chameleon) Jessica(for the PKN Lilongwe Team)