SITEWIDE Search Results: “sustainability”
The Shaw Conference Centre
Jun 16, 2009
The Portsmouth Gas Light Co - Third Floor Nightclub
Sep 23, 2010
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Science Center of Iowa
Apr 12, 2012
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May 04, 2012
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Edo Era Ecology
BY AZBY BROWN
@ VOL 72
ON APR 21, 2010
Azby Brown shows us what it's like to live in a sustainable city of 1.4 million in a country of 30 million in the Japanese Edo Era. What is the "traditional Japanese way of life," and what can it teach us today? Check out his book on the topic, "Just Enough".
The Psychological Impact of the Architectural Environment
BY JUAN CALVO
@ 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
BY TODD BRIGHT
@ 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
BY JOE FRANCO
@ 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.
Creating Enduring Art
Ryan Roth, an artist representative, talks about how undervalued art is in many of today's cities. Buildings are often built in standard ways with art as only an afterthought. They are torn down again within a few years whereas buildings that are built in artistic ways are left standing for hundreds of years.
"Presentation of the Day" on December 20, 2013.
Our Bricks are Drops
BY MATYAS GUTAI
@ VOL 112
ON MAR 26, 2014
What if a building could act as a living being; could absorb and conserve heat energy with no insulation at all?
Matyas Gutai, founder of Allwater, explains his water-based wall heating/cooling system and goes into depth on how he is making it a reality. He believes the Allwater method of interior heating and cooling will reduce our reliance on our city's power grid and take microclimate control in a new, exciting direction.
"Presentation of the Day" on April 4, 2014.
The World's Tallest Twisted Building
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.
The Woods From the Trees
BY REGAN GENTRY
@ VOL 18
ON MAR 27, 2014
New Zealand artist Regan Gentry talks about his latest project. In colloaboration with the Rekindle Whole House Reuse Project, he salvages wood from an earthquake damaged house to fashion life-sized trees in the central city. It is a project where nature reclaims the urban landscape.
Permaculture: A Food Growing Revolution
BY MEGAN COOKE
@ VOL 2
ON JUN 26, 2014
Megan Cooke, director of Garden to Table Permaculture has a combined 20 years experience in horticulture, permaculture and outdoor education. For the past seven years Megan has managed Forster Community Garden, working with indigenous and local community volunteers to produce healthy chemical free food. Megan is passionate about teaching people the joys of growing and cooking their own organic food and sharing the knowledge she has learnt from her sustainable living journey.
SITEWIDE BLOG POSTS
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.
PKN Edmonton Vol. 3
PechaKucha Night is enjoying a lot of attention in Edmonton -- the city's mayor is even a fan -- and organizer Christine Causing points us to this group pool of photos from the last edition, held in February. Vol. 4 is set to take place in June during ICLEI, a world conference on sustainability -- conference delegates will be invited to do PKN presentations.
Poster for PKN Edmonton Vol. 4
PechaKucha Night in Edmonton Vol. 4 -- happening tonight (June 16) -- is being held in conjunction with the ICLEI World Congress. With the focus of the conference centering on sustainability within local government, it was only natural that this PKN edition follow suit with a similar theme. And it's a popular theme at that, based on what organizer Christine Causing is having do deal with in terms of attendance. Edmonton's PechaKucha Night Vol. 4 is one of the biggest PKNs we've held so far! We sold out of our initial 500 tickets last week (we had to release more tickets) and are now expecting about 600 people in attendance.
The presentation we highlight today is from the special Swedish Style edition of PechaKucha Night that took place during Tokyo Design Week, and it also happens to be our 20th presentation online! Sweden LOVES Japan: A special Tokyo Design Week PechaKucha to celebrate 10 years of Swedish Style in Japan. Petter Thörne, Marcus Abrahamsson, Anders Johansson works can be found at ung7.se. Three friends from Konstfack Design School especially interested in sustainability and how to use leftover materials from the normal product development process. Conceptual and cool, with warmth and generousity often collaborating in different mixes with their fellow students and colleagues.
Poster for PKN Bali Vol. 4
Keeping with the eco/sustainability theme that seems to be running through many a PechaKucha Night these days, PKN Bali Vol. 4 will be held in conjunction with the Serangan Island Green Festival -- the festival runs November 13-15, but the PKN will be on November 14, from 19:00.
Video Report from PKN Edmonton
httpvhd://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vy4tnjmYaC0 Organizers from PechaKucha Night in Edmonton have put together a video report for last year's Vol. 4, an event that was held in conjunction with the ICLEI World Congress with a theme of "sustainability," and attracted an audience of more than 600. PKN Edmonton Vol. 6 happens tonight (February 4) at the McDougall United Church -- visit the official event page to see the list of presenters, including links.
Recorded at PechaKucha Night in Las Palmas Vol. 3, here's a presentation by photographer Ruben Acosta about his POLIS project. Ruben Acosta is a photographer born in the Canary Islands. He's working on artistic projects related to the city and urbanism. He has recently won the ACCIONA award of sustainability with his project POLIS that contains pictures about constructive models in China.
ArquinFAD x PechaKucha
ArquinFAD and COAC (Col·legi d'Arquitectes de Catalunya) are organising the 5th edition of Arquinset, a week dedicated to architecture, which takes place this week in Barcelona. As a closing act, a special PechaKucha event under the theme "architecture and sustainability" will be held at the FAD (Plaça dels Angels 5-6, 08001 Barcelona) this Thursday, October 6, from 20:00 (doors open at 19:30). Places are limited so get there early!
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.