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Bernard Loyd

Urban juncture in Chicago

Bernard Loyd is founder of Urban Juncture, Inc. and of Urban Juncture Foundation, social enterprises focused on revitalizing urban communities.  A Bronzeville resident, he is the project leader of the Bronzeville Cookin’ initiative @ 51st Street & the Green Line that is sponsored by UJ Inc. and UJF.

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Do Shit You Love: Innovations of the Heart

BY DAWN HANCOCK
@ MARCH TABLE TALKS ON MAR 14, 2013

Firebelly is committed to cultivating connections between human beings and ideas, inspiring conscious thought and action. As early advocates for socially responsible design, they pioneered an ethic that values honesty, empathy and Good Design for Good Reason™.

"We rely on our intention, intellect and instinct to guide us as we build effective communication tools that encourage conversation and engagement in and across communities to effect positive social change."

Firebelly is also responsible for the UX design of the PechaKucha website.

This presentation was recorded at March's Table Talks, a "Powered by PechaKucha" event series hosted by Table XI in Chicago. View more Table Talks presentations on the Table XI Channel.

"Presentation of the Day" for March 27, 2013.

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Parklets: Regaining Our Public Spaces

BY ÁREA DE INVESTIGACIÓN DAS
@ VOL 31 ON OCT 01, 2013

DAS, Investigation Area: Tania Guerrero and Julien Salabelle present their project Parklets, a project developed with the intention of regaining the street from the automobiles, and to expand the potential of public spaces with the help of sustainable mobile installations. (in Spanish)

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Parklets: Regaining Our Public Spaces

BY ÁREA DE INVESTIGACIÓN DAS
@ VOL 31 ON OCT 01, 2013

Tania Guerrero and Julien Salabelle of Área de Investigación DAS present their project Parklets: a project developed with the intention of regaining the street from the automobiles, and to expand the potential of public spaces with the help of sustainable mobile installations.

"Presentation of the Day" on June 19, 2014.

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Transforming our Landscapes and Public Spaces

BY PETER SCHAUDT
@ VOL 15 ON SEP 07, 2010

The ultimate collaborator, Peter Schaudt FASLA (1959-2015) shares before and after images of his poetic and transformational landscapes across North America.  And cannot resist mentioning his beloved Chicago Cubs.

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I Love You, Chicago

BY DEVIN KIDNER
@ VOL 35 ON SEP 01, 2015

Southern girl Devin Kidner loves Chicago and used to have a Pottery Barn couch.  One day she realized her job was interfering with her ability to explore and experience the city....

Devin is the Chief Marketing Officer of Dabble, a Chicago tech startup that connects passionate teachers with curious students for in-person classes throughout the community.

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Common Roots Urban Farm

BY JAYME MELROSE
@ VOL 20 ON JUN 17, 2016

Jayme Melrose wants to see the plants reign victorious, conquering concrete with food, beauty and biodiversity   Raised feral in the forest of northern BC, she studied ecological horticulture and permaculture at Linnaea Farm School on Cortes Island, BC., followed that with a Bachelor of Community Design from Dalhousie.  She is currently the Project Coordinator & Flower Farmer at Common Roots Urban Farm, where she's been working too hard since 2012!

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Chicago Design Museum

BY TANNER WOODFORD
@ VOL 39 ON SEP 06, 2016

Tanner Woodford gives his PechaKucha presentation as a synopsis of Chicago design history, and the foundation of the Chicago Design Museum.

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The Things You Remember From Childhood

BY HANA ISHIKAWA
IN CHICAGO

Hana Ishikawa's career has been inspired by the playgrounds of her childhood.

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Urban Gardens: Then and Now

BY ANDREA VANDERBILT
@ VOL 3 ON JAN 18, 2018

Urban Gardens are not a new idea, nor are they a thing of the past. Andrea Vanderbilt will bring you up to date on the powerful role that urban gardens have played in the lives of Americans throughout wars and revolutions, and she will clue you in on where they stand today.