SITEWIDE Search Results: “sustainability”


Edmonton @ The Shaw Conference Centre
Jun 16, 2009


Portsmouth NH @ The Portsmouth Gas Light Co - Third Floor Nightclub
Sep 23, 2010


Des Moines @ Science Center of Iowa
Apr 12, 2012


Murcia @ Festival SOS 4.8
May 04, 2012

PAST PechaKucha Event

Powered by PechaKucha
Apr 23, 2013


Zoetermeer @ 4MKB Center
Feb 12, 2013


Aalborg @ KUL Nordkraft
Sep 20, 2013

PAST PechaKucha Event

Powered by PechaKucha @ Emily Carr University of Art + Design - Theater
Oct 30, 2014


Adelaide @ Signatures Cafe, Marion Cultural Centre
May 06, 2015


Ellensburg @ Elmira Downtown Event Center
Jun 05, 2015


The Psychological Impact of the Architectural Environment

@ VOL 15 ON APR 20, 2012

Architect Juan Calvo uses a series of projects to explain and illustrate the psychological impact the surrounding environment can have on the viewer when walking through or around a structure. He shows us that the blending of architectural and natural elements can evoke a deep sense of belonging.


Only in New Westminster

@ VOL 2 ON APR 26, 2013

Professional Chef Todd Bright recounts some of his favorite experiences cooking in the lower mainland area. With sustainability initiatives, cooking competitions, and other community events, the area has become one of Bright's favorite places. 


Critter Catching, Then and Now

@ VOL 2 ON APR 26, 2013

Joe Franco talks about his childhood, interacting with bugs and catching snakes and frogs, and how the influence of the natural world prompted him to start his own bee and wasp removal service as an adult. He also expands upon the differences between bees and wasps, and shares a bit about how his company, Joe Wasp Nest Removal Services, works to humanely and sustainably relocate bees and wasps. 


The World's Tallest Twisted Building

@ VOL 28 ON DEC 03, 2013

Jo Palma discusses the ideas and plan behind the twsited building in Dubai. Initiated by a Chicago team, the building was created with passive sustainable methods as well as created with long term economic value. As of now, it is the tallest, twisting building in the world and it all started in Chicago. 

"Presentation of the Day" on April 29, 2014.



@ VOL 9 ON JUN 05, 2014

Cantiere-scuola di autocostruzione sulla teoria delle strutture curve, archi, volte e cupole, dell'architetto Fabrizio Caròla.

Mission: Antiche Tecnologie per una Nuova Architettura | antiguas tecnologias para una nueva arquitectura | anciennes technologies pour une nouvelle architecture.

La N:EA e l'architetto Fabrizio Caròla organizzano ogni anno dei corsi di formazione nel cantiere scuola N:eagorà 7 piazze. I corsi sono aperti ad architetti, ingegneri, geometri (studenti e laureati) e chiunque sia interessato ad apprendere tecniche di autocostruzione di archi, volte e cupole, contribuendo, inoltre, alla realizzazione del villaggio sperimentale situato in San Potito Sannitico, a 3 km da Piedimonte Matese (CE)




Clipperton és una illa; però també és una idea

@ VOL 1 ON MAY 14, 2014

El Clipperton Project és una organització internacional independent sense ànim de lucre que promou l'exploració de tot el món, especialment en termes del seu potencial d'apoderament per a totes les persones, onsevulla que es trobin, sigui quina sigui la seva edat o formació. Des del Projecte s’organitzen expedicions, recerques científiques, exposicions, disseny i desenvolupament de programes d'educació, s’estableixen residències, col·laboracions professionals i esdeveniments a tot el món. Tot plegat amb l'objectiu d'utilitzar l'exploració per dinamitzar i enfortir als ciutadans actius.

Els temes que exploren són presentats després en seminaris i xerrades públiques que inspiren i enfortir al públic a explorar el seu propi entorn, les seves pròpies capacitats i possibilitats, i prendre nota del nostre món. Més informació del projecte:

Ada Martí és biòloga i la Responsable del Programa Ciència del LabFlotant Catalunya.


Retrofront – Dietro la Politica, una Pagina da Scrivere

@ VOL 10 ON OCT 31, 2014

Retrofront is an up-cycling paper project that turns the huge electoral and advertising posters overproduction into block-notes. Based in Turin, retrofront was created by a interdisciplinary team, coming from Dewrec. Handmade at first, collecting papers from local partys' headquarters, today retrofront drives a net of salvage in Piedmont and mechanizes the production in order to spread the salvage of paper and sale as much as possible. Capitalism wastes sources and destroys the environment, but we are convinced that we can fill its wholes with our intelligence and creativity, saving time and energy, giving back space and jobs. In the next few months, retrofront will diversify, realizing block-notes of different dimensions and different looks. The whole supply and production chain follows social and environmental sustainability criteria, indeed.


A Sharp Grin of Memes

@ VOL 2 ON MAR 17, 2015

Shayne Thomson educates us on some fantastic and powerful memes that have dramatically affected a recent Western Australian policy aimed at shark culling.


Reef Ecologic - Great reef people,from explorers to guardians.

@ VOL 9 ON SEP 03, 2015

Adam Smith loves the ocean and is a scientist, manager and leader who is keen to work with great people to protect and ensure the sustainable use of our precious coral reef systems.


Two Wheels Good


Yellow Belly, Lou Christy from Sustrans  runs us through Access Lincoln, an iniciatve by the City Council designed to get Lincoln out of their cars and on to their bikes. Filled with great information about commuter cycling and free services provided to promote heathier, cleaner and cheaper journeys.


Ignor Pérez and Sustainability

Over at Treehugger, contributor -- and Pecha Kucha Night Barcelona organizer -- Petz Scholtus has a great post on one of the presentations from last week's Vol. 4. It covers Ignor Pérez's talk on sustainability -- Pérez himself is a self-described sustainable architect, and author of the book ECO Productos.


PKE in Barcelona (COAC)

Here's a photo from a one-off PechaKucha event that was held in Barcelona. Called "Exploring outside the frame", it was organized by Sergi Lopez-Grado Padreny and coordinated by the Anna Manyes, both architects and members of AuS, the Architecture and Sustainability Group of the College of Architects of Catalonia -- they are both pictured in the photo above, and there more photos to see here.


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.  


Promoting Sustainability and Consciousness in Food

"We wanted transparency in our kitchen -- we wanted the chef to make eye contact with our guests David Gunawan presents his ideas on sustainability and healthy eating as a chef and founder of Farmer's Apprentice. In "Promoting Sustainability and Consciousness in Food" from PKN Vancouver Vol. 30, we see that he strives to find local, organic foods for his restaraunt by creating a healthy and viable relationship with farmers. 


Call for SUSTAINABLE stories!

Hey, PKN Detroit-ers: We're looking for SUSTAINABLE stories for our Small Business Saturday event at the Fisher Building!  If you or someone you know fits the bill, send us your name, contact info, and a few words or pictures about your work so we can connect about the opportunity -- ( 5:00 General sustainability dialogue 7:00 PechaKucha Presentations  


PechaKucha Night - Adelaide Vol

      Join the City of Marion for a Common Thread event with the fun, fast paced PechaKucha Night - Welcoming MC,Matthew Wright-Simon from Ecocreative and six insightful speakers, sharing their passions on the topic of sustainability. Speakers include; Stuart Heseltine, Hemisphere Design (Aust) Pty Ltd Phil Donaldson, CRC for Low Carbon Living Sharon Ede, Ecocity Design Fiona Cross, Bodhi Tree Wines Samantha Lorton, Abundant Health Josie McLean, The Partnership Pty Ltd While the speakers dazzle us on stage, #PKNADL15 event planners, participants from the City of Marion’s Community Leadership Program will be hosting the event. When:Arrive 6.45pm for a 7pm startWednesday 6 May 2015 Where:Signatures CafeMarion Cultural Centre287 Diagonal RdOaklands Park Free event - bookings essential Bookings and information: or 8375 6600.  


An Oversimplified Forecast for the Health & Sustainability of Pennsylvania Cities

Pecha Kucha Volume 1 - Creating A Healthy City This presentation quickly examines what makes a city both economically and physically healthy. It explores how healthy cities are aided by healthy local economies and some of the principles and practices to improve the overall sustainability of cities throughout Pennsylvania. Kevin Schreiber is in his second term as a member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. Serving York County, Kevin formerly was the Economic & Community Development Director for the City of York. An urban dweller and coffee drinker, Kevin and his wife Jen live in the City of York with their dog, Lucy, Kevin holds a Bachelor’s Degree from York College and a Master’s Degree from Penn State.  


PechaKucha Night - Adelaide Vol #15 - "Sustainability: A Living Expression" #PKNADL15

It's that time again!PechaKucha Night - Adelaide Vol #15 - "Sustainability: A Living Expression" #PKNADL15 Venue: Signatures Cafe, Marion Multicultural Centre Address: 287 Diagonal Road, Oaklands Park SA 5046 Phone: (08) 8375 6855 Date: Wednesday, May 6th 2015 Time: 6:45pm - 9:00PM Cost: Gold Coin Donation Prizes, drinks and snacks available for purchase at Signatures Cafe. Organised by participants of the City of Marion's Community Leadership Program, PechaKucha Night - Adelaide Vol. #15 is on the topic of sustainability as a living expression. Matthew Wright-Simon Ecocreative (MC) SPEAKERS Keitha Haycock Seed Freedom Food Festival Phil Donaldson CRC for Low Carbon Living Sharon Ede Ecocity Design  Fiona Cross Bodhi Tree Wines Samantha Lorton Abundant Health Josie McLean The Partnership Pty Ltd Please share with your friends to register for free tickets. More Information -> and stay in touch at, Share the event on Facebook and Twitter, get a group together and make hump-day on May 6th, just that bit more interesting! We hope you can make it! Cheers, PechaKucha Night - Adelaide


Multidimensional Sustainability

"Truth is, sustainability can only ever be a wish, or a hypothesis. It can never be a definition of a product, or a design, or even a city and why? Because first to know whether or not something is sustainable it actually takes some time so we can observe whether or not that prediction holds true." In Multidimensional Sustainability from Tokyo Vol. 127, Architect, Planner, Researcher, Consultant … Idealist and Futurist, Naomi C. Hanakata from FUTURE CITIES LAB, ETH Zurich in Singapore explores the notions of sustainability and our shared future on earth, by first taking a step back from the now ever so ubiquitous and increasingly hollow word itself in an effort to persuade us to re-imagine the idea for a truly better future together. Hanakata touches on a multi dimensional sustainability index that would allow humanity to make decisions based on a more holistic and comprehensive idea of sustainability. This presentation looks far forward and runs deep and positions us to better tackle the challenges of a shared future.  


#PKNADL17 "Sustainable House Day" - the Adelaide Sustainable Building Network (AdelaideSBN) and PechaKucha Night

Come join us at The Joinery for #PKNADL17 "Sustainable House Day" - the Adelaide Sustainable Building Network (AdelaideSBN) and PechaKucha Night - Adelaide event this FRIDAY the 11th for a quick fire display of some of the most sustainable homes in South Australia! Sustainable House Day (SHD) is Australia’s largest national sustainability event giving people the opportunity to see and learn from the best environmental homes. This year the Alternative Technology Association (ATA) is partnering with EnviroShop to hold SHD on Sunday, September 13th, 2015. In the lead up to SHD 2015, #PKNADL17 focuses on six (6) SHD 2015 sustainable homes in Adelaide as part of a fun event where you can meet the architects, designers, builders and owners who created these low footprint homes and buildings - hear about the projects at SHD 2015/PechaKucha Night prior to selecting which house you want to see! Fantastic tastes of South Australia will also be available on the night - Thanks to our sponsors; Cafe Troppo Whistling Kite Wines Goodieson Brewery and Door Prizes and Raffles by De La Liff, Headshots Adelaide and Sustainability House - all be part of what is set to be a cracker of a night! #PKNADL17 – AdelaideSBN / PechaKucha Night - Adelaide Collaboration "Sustainable House Day/Pecha Kucha Night" Date: Friday, 11th of September, 2015 Time: 6.30 – 8.30pm Venue: The Joinery – 111 Franklin St, Adelaide 5000 Tickets: $8 Online at Eventbrite, or $10 at the door. Speaker Line-Up: Brett Aylen | TS4 Architecture | The Miller Residence Mark Thomas | Goodhouse | Goodhouse #05 & #07 Mark Clayton & Jeremy Miller | Sustainability House | Emily Street Residence Bohdan Dorniak | Bohdan Dorniak Architects | Peacock House Nathan Mcgair | Passive Resistance House Peter Morrison | Strawbilly House Come join the AdelaideSBN and Pecha Kucha Night - Adelaide for a rapid-fire presentations of some of the most sustainable homes in South Australia!  

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