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Balancing Work and Life: The Founding of a Co-Working Space

BY STELLA CHEUNG BOYLAND
@ VOL 45 ON MAY 08, 2018

Andrea and Stella met in architecture school and later developed a co-working space that enables them and others to achieve the best work-life balance. Follow their journey and hear their insights into work, family, and happiness. 

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Bringing People Back to the Cityscape Through Space Activation

BY CHRIS & MELISSA BRUNTLETT
@ VOL 45 ON MAY 08, 2018

Chris and Melissa are the co-founders of Modacity. They started by looking at how cities spaces worked before cars dominated the streets. Then they showed us numerous space activation in cities around the world, and the possibilities that exist in Vancouver. 

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Possibilities in Urban Space

BY MELISSA HIGGS
@ VOL 45 ON MAY 08, 2018

Melissa shows us the power of architecture and design to change the way we view spaces, and how we can develop connections in those spaces. 

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Journey to Industrial Design

BY KO JÚBILO
@ VOL 45 ON MAY 08, 2018

Ko takes us through his influences and where he came from, including his previous interests. Then he delves into the development of his own practice, as well as a few of the pieces he has made. 

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Dancing Through the Lens

BY JIM SMITH
@ VOL 45 ON MAY 08, 2018

Jamie delves into the artistry of dance and the dance photographer. Through his images and experiences the audience got a look at the special world and techiniques of the people who document the dancers' and their presorfamces. 

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Art and Practice: Creating a Shared Space

BY JAMIE SMITH
@ VOL 45 ON MAY 08, 2018

Jamie takes us through developing her own practice and starting a co-working space. 

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A Man of Letters and Text

BY ABI HUYNH
@ VOL 45 ON MAY 08, 2018

Abi shared his journey with us through school and discovering his love of text. He designed and developed the poster and font for this edition's post.

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Interactive Technology and Connecting Community

BY ALEX BEIM
@ VOL 45 ON MAY 08, 2018

Alex owns and interactive technology company, and in his presentation he takes us through his professional process and making tech-based installations accessible to all. 

 

VANCOUVER Blog

Leave My Heart in Vancouver


 
"I wanted to take a risk and try something new."
In 
Leave My Heart in Vancouver from PechaKucha Night Vancouver Vol. 28, After an experimental phase in her youth, Shawna Olstenlonged for a marketing spot in the action sports industry. She only had one, tiny stipulation: she had to do so in the city of Vancouver. Here Shawna speaks of her trials, triumphs, but mostly her gratitude to the city that raised her. 

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About the City's Organizers

  • Becki Chan

    As a designer, I have worked in a range of disciplines, including brand interiors, exhibitions, public installations and jewellery design. In addition, I am the editor of The Proof on VancouverIsAwesome. I love my community in Vancouver. I am thrilled to be an organizer for our PechaKucha Nights!