PechaKucha Presentation

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Andrew Joseph Taylor

Architect, Make Architects in London

The Olympic Effect

PRESENTED ON FEB 20, 2015
IN TOKYO @ VOL 122

Andrew Taylor talks about how the architectural design of a olympic stadium can create social changes in a community. This idea of urban regeneration can create a better enviroment for locals after the Olympics are over. Andrew's firm, MAKE Architects, put this idea into practice during the 2012 London Olympics.

"Presentation of the Day" on March 27, 2015.

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The Olympic Games and Derbyshire

BY RORY SLATER
@ VOL 6 ON JUL 25, 2012

Rory Slater's presentation reveals what role the county of Derbyshire played in this year's Olympic Games. (in English)

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Logo Ideas for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics

BY CHRIS ARNING
@ JAPAN GREAT CREATIVE WEEK ON OCT 28, 2013

Chris Arning from Creative Semiotics teaches us what's important in a logo. The logo for the olympics should contain something that represents the country and its heritage in a good light. He then gives us some ideas on what the logo for the Tokyo Olympics in 2020 might look like.

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The Network Effect

BY BRYAN CHAN
@ VOL 11 ON NOV 20, 2014

Sometimes a chance meeting can change the ecosystem of an entire community. By finding themselves at the intersection of introductions and innovation, Bob Vanden Burgt and Bryan Chan formed an unbreakable team that has leveraged thousands of new connections, relationships and ideas throughout the Madison community. They helped take a relatively unheard of event and turned it into one of the most popular and influential networking opportunies in the city, allowing it to serve as the inspiration and spring board for other collaborative endeavors in our community. This presentation will show how powerful things happen in the world because of connections and the network effect.

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Placemaking: Urban design as a catalyst for change

BY DAVID WITTY
@ VOL 3 ON JAN 30, 2016

Dave Witty is VIU’s Provost and Vice-President Academic, and a Registered Professional Planner (RPP) affiliated with numerous national planning and architecture institutes. In his presentation, titled "Placemaking: Urban design as a catalyst for change," Dave walks us along a possible path for positive change right here in Nanaimo. 
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Re-Unify through Architecture

BY HAMID SHAHI
@ VOL 149 ON JUL 26, 2017

Canadian architects, Erin and Hamid, have spent many years examining the powerful effect of architecture over local communities and around the world. This PechaKucha night, they have flown all the way across the Pacific ocean to share with us how architecture can unite communities and incite positive social changes!

カナダ人建築家のErin and Hamidさんは長年にわたって、世界各地のコミュニティで建築が地域に与える効果を検証してきました。 今回のPechaKucha Nightでは、彼らは太平洋を越えて、建築がいかにコミュニティを結びつけ、積極的に社会変化を後押しできるかを教えてくださいます!

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How Urban Farming Can Change The World

BY JON WALSH
@ VOL 155 ON FEB 28, 2018

Urban farming/sustainability consultant Jon Walsh outlines how urban farming is increasingly being used as a tool to improve personal health, create more sustainable families, communities and cities, maximize urban self-sufficiency, increase disaster preparedness, and fight climate change – simultaneously. Jon will also delve into vertical and rooftop farming, and outline the exciting future of urban farming.

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Geneva’s major urban projects – 20 pictures to discover how Geneva will change!

BY VINCENT LUSSER
@ VOL 4 ON MAY 31, 2018

Geneva’s dynamism goes hand in hand with ambitious urban developments, some of which are already under construction. New housing areas, the Léman Express rail network, the Nations road and tunnel or public equipment and infrastructure marking the canton’s energy transition: these projects will further enhance Geneva’s attractiveness as well as quality of life for all.

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Business is Broken: Change the Score

BY DAVID BILLSON
@ VOL 7 ON SEP 20, 2018

David Billson talks about an entrepreneur who faces a stark choice in building her business - build the impactful business you want or change the score?