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Eric Stark

in Augusta, ME

Community, Collaboration and Design

PRESENTED ON MAR 21, 2013
IN PORTSMOUTH NH @ VOL 14

Eric Stark goes into depth on a selection of community-oriented student projects worked on in the past 6 years of the University of Maine's Architecure program.

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Boy-band or Architects?

BY NEJI ARCHITECTS
@ VOL 79 ON JAN 26, 2011

When Neji Architects hopped on stage at PKN Tokyo Vol. 79, they may have come off as a fashionable boy band, but they are in fact an architectural firm, and their presentation has the projects to prove it.

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Three San Francisco Projects

BY NICK GOTTHARDT
@ VOL 53 ON SEP 05, 2013

Nick Gotthardt, a landscape architect, shows us some of the projects that he and his team have undertaken. One is the landscape at the visitor center at land's end. Another is some work they did around the Golden Gate Bridge. The final one is a outdoor rooftop bar.

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Creative Collaboration

BY TIFFANY BLACKDEN
@ VOL 4 ON AUG 27, 2015

Tiffany, a local business owner, discussion creative ways for businesses and the community to collaborate and create a thriving community! 

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Design-Build Education: Creating a New Education Center for Beardsley Community Farm

BY JENNIFER AKERMAN
@ VOL 16 ON AUG 06, 2015

Presented with Bud Archer and Bailey Green. 

Students and faculty from the University of Tennessee’s College of Architecture and Design will present on the benefits of design-build education as illustrated by an innovative new building being created for Beardsley Community Farm in Knoxville—a non-profit urban demonstration farm promoting food security and sustainable agriculture. Design-build education through architectural design courses at UT enabled making a building that reinforces Beardsley’s mission. The new structure will operate as a teaching tool helping farm staff and volunteers more effectively engage the public about the benefits of local sustainable farming. It also creates significant public spaces for the benefit of the community at large.

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Beta Projects

BY SHANE WARING
@ VOL 9 ON SEP 24, 2015

Shane Waring has worked as architect for private ecological architecture practice Solearth, co-founded Ireland’s first and only carsharing service GoCar, and also formed part of Designing Dublin a transdisciplinary team which used various design processes including design-thinking to explore vitality in Dublin City. He currently works as an architect in Dublin City Council and recently established Dublin City Council beta – aDublin City Council live mechanism for trialling, assessing & implementing ways to improve the experience of life in the city.

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Learning from the Paper Architects of Moscow

BY ROSS ANDERSON
@ VOL 15 ON MAY 24, 2016

Ross Anderson shares his journey to explore the Paper Architects of Moscow.

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Teaching Design through Life Projects

BY MIN WEE
@ VOL 3 ON JUL 01, 2016

An architect by profession and teacher by choice, Min Wee shares about how he teaches his students through various creative projects. 

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Architecture in Northern Alaska.

BY KLAUS MAYER
IN ANCHORAGE

Klaus Mayer shares his experience designing housing in the remote northern community of Kivalina, Alaska and experimenting with growing mycelium to create building insulation.

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Architecture is Hazardous

BY JANINE GLAESER
@ VOL 28 ON NOV 29, 2018

Architects possess a unique skill set that allows them to build community resilience, both in design and in natural disaster recovery. An Architects Withoug Boarders post-earthquake relief trip to Haiti introduced me to a role that architects play in helping communities rebuild after a natural disaster. It has been an honor to work with NGOs on Disaster recovery and rebuilding projects in El Salvador, Nepal, Florida, Colorado, and Dane County, WI.