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Beyond Smart Cities: Retrofitting Cities for Happiness

BY DANIELE QUERCIA
@ PECHAKUCHA URBAN INNOVATION MONTH ON APR 01, 2014

Which urban elements make people happy? Daniele Quercia poses this question, and offers a solution using applications he and his research team have developed to determine what citizens love about their city. 

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What is a Creative Director Good For?

BY RAFA BONICHON
IN BARCELONA

Mad Men are dead. Creative directors do not just get to go to parties nowadays, but as is revealed in this presentation by Rafa Bonichon, they have to be able to distinguish between what is bullshit and what is a good idea. (in Spanish)

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PechaKucha and Other Strange Phenomenon

BY BENJAMIN JULVE
@ VOL 14 ON NOV 25, 2011

Benjamin Julve has been documenting PechaKucha Nights in Barcelona since the series' inception in 2008. This is a special "behind the scenes" presentation that includes just a few of the hundreds of photos he has taken so far. (in Spanish)

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Bulldog & Tulip

BY GARY VAN BROEKHOVEN
@ VOL 14 ON NOV 25, 2011

The life of a freelancer is not always an easy one, as Gary's tale reveals. In this presentation, he shares his experience about coming to Barcelona to work as a freelancer, and how this often meant having to work for free. (in English)

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Arquikids: Japanese vs. Catalan Architecture

BY SOLANGE ESPOILLE
IN BARCELONA

Japanese architecture versus Catalan architecture through the eyes of children.

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My Country Japan

BY HIROSHI TSUNADA
IN BARCELONA

A very personal and honest view on Japan by a Barcelona-based Japanese designer.

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We Are Not Ants

BY FERNANDO CASADO
IN BARCELONA

Fernando Casado talks about what we humans are doing well, what is not going well, and most of all, what we can do! The presentation is in Spanish.

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Painting With Light

BY MATEUSZ STANIEWSK
@ VOL 10 ON OCT 01, 2010

As part of PechaKucha Night in Barcelona Vol. 10, photographer Mateusz Staniewski presents a selection of light works and a series of incredible images that were all created without any use of Photoshop. In the presentation, he shares various techniques on how to paint with light.

"Presentation of the Day" on January 29, 2013.

 

BARCELONA Blog

Barcelona's Vol. 21 Crowd Shot

Just like we do on an almost monthly basis here at our Tokyo events, Barcelona has started the tradition of taking a big crowd shot at each of its PechaKucha Nights, and here's a look at the latest one, taken at November's Vol. 21.

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