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Jamie Lee

in Bemidji

Build It With Bales

PRESENTED ON JUN 23, 2015
IN BEMIDJI @ VOL 25

Milt and Jamie Lee's presentation is "Build it with Bales" and they describe it this way: "We started building in our 50s, you are never too old to do something new."

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Benefits of Building Green

BY PAKPOOM SAYAMPOL
@ VOL 8 ON APR 29, 2013

Pakpoom Sayampol tells us about the benefits of green buildings; enviornmentally friendly and sustainable buildings that have a lesser negative impact on  the enviornment that ordinary ones. He explains just what makes these buildings so environmentally friendly, and includes examples of green buildings located in Bangkok.

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Straw Bale Houses

BY MANUEL ZEITLIN
@ VOL 11 ON FEB 19, 2014

Manuel Zetlin, Principal Architect at Manuel Zeitlin Architects, aims to build sustainable houses by using natural materials and no chemicals. In one project, his team had to construct an additon for a 1945 brick home using straw bales, which came with its own unique challenges. 

 

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Go Big or Go Home

BY NATHAN KIPNIS, FAIA
@ VOL 32 ON DEC 02, 2014

Mr Potato Head, your underwear and Popular Science magazine inform Nate Kipnis as he evangelizes the PechaKucha audience in Chicago.

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Crowdfunding and building: we build the house all together

BY ALEXANDER MEDVEDEV
IN CHELYABINSK

Let's club together to build a house?  Actually this phrase is the idea of Chelyabinsk project “The Ants”. The authors have come up with a scheme to invest in construction through Crowdfunding. How does this work? How to make the building process as clear as possible? And where is planned the first building, which can be observed online? Alexander Medvedev, one of project’s authors, gave the answers on these issues in the course of Pecha Kucha.

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The Magic House

BY MAIR HYMAN
@ VOL 3 ON JUN 02, 2016

“The house is built around the concepts of water, air, wind and light.”

In The Magic House from PechaKucha Night Vientiane Vol. 3, Mair Hyman talks about the process of designing and building a dream house for him and his artist wife in Vientiane, Laos in the neighborhood of Ban Apinihan. The result is a stunning house that combines both Lao and Western elements.

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Wednesday, July 6th, 2016

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Greenspan Construction - Building Benton Harbor's First Container Home

BY VICKI FRANKS
@ VOL 6 ON SEP 16, 2016

Vicki Franks, with her husband Shane, built Benton Harbor's first container home in 2015, a beautiful space that will make us rethink what's possible in real estate. The inspiration to do this hit at the crossroads of a trip she took and the time the couple snagged an outrageously affordable lot in Benton Harbor. Vicki's PK is eye candy for design lover's!

 

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Where Does a Home Come From?

BY DAN BECK
@ VOL 10 ON AUG 25, 2017

Biologist Dan Beck explores the question “Where does a home come from?” by sharing his community and family adventure in building a straw bale shop and home here in the Kittitas Valley. 

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How do green ants know their mom is home?

BY JESSIE EBIE
@ VOL 18 ON JUN 06, 2018

Jessie Ebie is a PhD candidate from Arizona State University who is taking a break from the desert to study green ants here by the ocean.

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Building a Unique Home on a Budget

BY BETHANY DAVIDSON
@ VOL 2 ON AUG 05, 2018

Bethany Davidson explains how to build a unique home on a budget.