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My Life in 6.40 – Van Hier tot Tokyo

BY LENN COX
@ VOL 73 ON MAY 26, 2010

Lenn Cox has her hands in all forms of design, although coming from a fashion background, which she tends to bring with her when working on new projects. Lenn spent the past few months in Tokyo helping out on all things PechaKucha, and her "sayonara" presentation covers her life and experiences both before and during her stay. You can follow Lenn on her blog as well.
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Designing the Japan Post Tower

BY KOKI MIYACHI
@ VOL 106 ON SEP 20, 2013

Koki Miyachi, an architect, describes how he collaborated with other architects from around the world to design the new Japan Post Tower next to Tokyo station. (in Japanese with English subtitles)

This presentation was part of the PechaKucha Global Night 2013, and follows the theme of "hidden heroes."

"Presentation of the Day" on October 16, 2013.

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Tokyo Totem - A Subjective Guide

BY EDWIN GARDNER
@ VOL 126 ON JUN 24, 2015

"This entire environment that is [Tokyo] is completely made by man, so we're effectively living in the collective imagination of mankind."

At PechaKucha Tokyo Vol. 126, Dutch explorer Edwin Gardner introduces a new type of city guide called "Tokyo Totem" which attempts to look at Tokyo in a more experiential sense. Compiling a purely objective guide of the largest city in the world is simply exercise in futility, hence Gardner's fresh angle. The book is coming together with a long list of collaborators over many visits to Tokyo. Tokyo Totem will be released later this year, so be on the lookout for it and we will keep you updated!

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Making Books as Total Art and Technique

BY MITSUO MURAI
@ VOL 130 ON NOV 25, 2015

出版社ナナロク社代表の村井光男さんが紹介する、芸術と技術の融合で生まれる特別な1冊となる本のメイキングプロセス。 ものづくりの感動に満ちているプレゼンテーションです。

 

SITEWIDE Search Results: “totem”

PAST TOTO Toilet Architecture

London @ TOTO London Concept Store
Sep 16, 2014

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Tom & Hawk

BY SUSANNE WIRZ
@ VOL 13 ON APR 12, 2013

Tom&Hawk is a new fashion label, founded by the sisters Annette and Susanne Wirz. Susanne speaks on the ideas behind the fashion, knitwear, new designs, and the concept of the label. She also talks about the photography session for the web shop and the catalogue, showing us the world of fashion behind the lovely products. (in German)

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Macht. Wahn. Vision.

BY DIETER BRUNNER
@ VOL 5 ON JUN 27, 2014

Ganz im Zeichen der Veranstaltung betrachtet Dieter Brunner eines der ältesten Themen der Architektur: den Turm. Bereits seit 7.500 v. Chr. errichtet der Mensch Türme. Und seit jeher üben sie eine besondere Faszination auf den Betrachter aus. Ob als Skyscraper, Wehr- oder babylonischer Turm – Dieter Brunner zeigt uns auf eindrucksvolle Weise, zu welchen monumentalen Bauwerken der Mensch im Stande ist.

 

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Toto Toilets

BY FLOYD CASE
@ TOTO TOILET ARCHITECTURE ON SEP 16, 2014

Floyd Case goes into the Japanese culture of bathing and hygiene, to understand Toto toilets. 35 years earlier, was when the first washlet was created and introduced to the public. Coming off intimidating, the washlet is made to clean you in more ways than one. Following the similar ritual of cleansing oneself at a Onsen, the washlet is made to clean you and itself, leaving you refreshed. 

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The Architecture of Sound

BY STEREOTANK !
@ VOL 6 ON OCT 19, 2015

Stereotank, founded by Venezuelan NY-based architects Marcelo Ertorteguy and Sara Valente, is dedicated to exploring the common territories between space and sound through the design and construction of sound instruments, urban artifacts, and public installations. At PK Night Brooklyn Volume 6, they share some of their sound recordings from installations around the world!

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Franco Barroeta | Director creativo y fundador de TOTEM Studio

BY FRANCO BARROETA
@ VOL 7 ON OCT 03, 2015

Franco Barroeta, apasionado del diseño, el dibujo y la animación lidera TOTEM Studio, especializado en desarrollar contenidos de animación en cualquier técnica, plataforma o formato. Para él, el movimiento es vida y el cambio constante es lo único inevitable.

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IoT Fairy Tales: Princess in the Tower

BY MILAN MARKOVIC
@ VOL 17 ON MAR 16, 2017

Dr Milan Markovic is a researcher in Computing Science at the University of Aberdeen. His presentation focuses on giving people control over, and trust in, the Internet of Things.

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Vertical Community Building

BY WESTON WALKER
@ VOL 18 ON MAY 18, 2017

Wes Walker uses his 20x20 presentation to discuss architectural responsibility to create moments of human interaction - using Studio Gang Architect's recent projects to highlight social justice and community building by developing methods to occupy the exterior of a building.

Weston Walker is an architect and Design Principal at Studio Gang. He came to New York from Chicago in 2014 to establish the studio’s office in lower Manhattan, which has now grown to a staff of 22 with projects both locally and internationally. His current work includes a major expansion of the American Museum of Natural History, a new FDNY firehouse in Brooklyn, a boutique office tower along the High Line, and a residential high-rise in Toronto.

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PKN Groningen Climbs Tasman Tower

As we previewed last week, last night's PechaKucha Night in Groningen Vol. 12 featured one of the most interesting venues we've yet seen. Here's more from organizer Simon Groen: PechaKucha Night Vol. 12 in Groningen was held in the new Tasman Tower, that is not ready yet (pictured above, a rendering of the finished building). It is a rather high PechaKucha, on the 23th floor. Visitors were brought to that floor in an elevator. Because the Tasman Tower is still a construction site, visitors were given a headphone with safety instructions. On the top floor visitors saw presentations by the first Dutch astronaut, Wubbo Ockels, and the archtiect of the Tasman Tower, Wicher van der Wal, and some 10 other presentations. Visitors were also served a "high tea." Last night's event also commemorated the untimely death of Mark Hoekstra, who originally brought PKN to Groningen -- see also yesterday's post on the "Mark Hoekstra PechaKucha Award."

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Why I'm a Total Bastard

Yesterday we laid out an invitation for everyone to send in their PechaKucha-related stories, and here's one from Matthew Dyer, who was a presenter at PKN Columbus Vol. 12 in February of last year. Matthew also recorded his presentation -- "Why I'm a Total Bastard" (but in essence, why he's not) -- to put on his site with the visuals, so go and have a listen. I was a little nervous to present a story that was so personal, and going on last that evening I felt like I was headlining! Having my mom & dad in the audience, who braved a two hour drive in the snow to be there, was a spectacular feeling. People seemed receptive, and I think (hope) they left that cold night a little warmer having heard the story I wanted to share.

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Tom Lloyd

Today's presentation -- recorded at PechaKucha Night in London Vol. 4 -- sees Tom Lloyd talking about design (not too much).

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Designing the Japan Post Tower

Built in collaboration with designers and architects from all over the world, the newly renovated and constructed Japan Post Tower is a seamless blend of past and present. In today's Presentation of the Day, "Designing the Japan Post Tower" from the Global Night edition of PKN Tokyo (Vol. 106), architectural designer Koki Miyachi discusses the history of the Japan Post building, its place within the larger Marunouchi/Tokyo Station area, and how it grew to become a multi-faceted business, commercial, and artistic complex. 

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Gracias totales!

¡Hola! Una vez más GRACIAS TOTALES por asistir a PechaKucha Night Monterrey Vol. 5, llevado a cabo en Nave Generadores, dentro de la Semana del Diseño y Arte de LCI Monterrey.  Sigue este link para las fotografías y manten el oído atento a nuestra próxima edición!  FOTOS AQUÍ Gracias a los ponentes, asistentes y sponsors por hacerlo posible!  

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Toilet Architecture at London Design Festival

PechaKucha will have a big presence at this year's London Design Festival (September 13-21), with multiple "Powered by PechaKucha" events, many of them hosted by PechaKucha co-founder Mark Dytham. On September 16, the TOTO London Showroom will hold an event event on "Toilet Architecture," with a lineup of presenters that so far includes Professor Barbara Penner (Senior Lecturer in Architectural History at the Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL), Alex Mowat (Founder and Creative Director at Urban Salon), Carolyn Trevor (co-founder of Trevor Lahiff Architects), Philippa Turrell (Editor of Kitchen and Bathroom News), and Floyd Case (Specification Manager TOTO UK). Visit the event page for more details.

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PechaKucha at the London Design Festival

As you'll notice if you visit the front page of the site right now, PechaKucha will have a big presence at next week's London Design Festival, with 4 events hosted by PechaKucha co-founder Mark Dytham: TOTO x PechaKucha (16th), Made in London x PechaKucha (17th), 100% Design x PechaKucha(18th), and Heineken x PechaKucha at TENT LONDON (19th). You can visit our London city page to see all of the event pages.

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Tower Neighbourhood Renewal

“These are the most important buildings of the future.” Architect Graeme Stewart speaks out on benefits of 1960s tower-style high-density urban housing as opposed to the sprawl often found in the US. In “Tower Neighbourhood Renewal” from PKN Toronto’s special Urban Innovation Happy Hour, we see that Graeme has taken the lead on the Tower Renewal project — whereby he’s taken steps to eco-retrofit these 50-year-old buildings, and worked to transform the surrounding areas into villages through policy changes and community-building campaigns. 

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Tokyo Totem - A Subjective Guide

"This entire environment that is [Tokyo] is completely made by man, so we're effectively living in the collective imagination of mankind."At PechaKucha Tokyo Vol. 126, Dutch explorer Edwin Gardner introduces a new type of city guide called "Tokyo Totem" which attempts to look at Tokyo in a more experiential sense. Compiling a purely objective guide of the largest city in the world is simply an exercise in futility, hence Gardner's fresh angle. The book is coming together with a long list of collaborators over many visits to Tokyo. Tokyo Totem will be released later this year, so be on the look-out for it and we will keep you updated!Enjoy!