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Cody Ellingham

Art Director, CBJE in Tokyo

DANCHI: DREAMS OF MODERNITY

PRESENTED ON FEB 28, 2018
IN TOKYO @ VOL 155

Cody Ellingham explores the future of massive public housing in Japan in his latest photography series, DANCHI: Dreams of Modernity.DANCHI housing projects range from 3 and 4 story blocks on the edges of cities, to massive complexes housing tens of thousands of people.

The architecture of these new concrete communities replaced the wood and dirt of Old Japan and brought with them the promise of a bright future, but what do they mean today?

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Tales Therapy and Dreams

BY KATERINA EGORUSHKINA
@ VOL 9 ON OCT 11, 2012

A presentation that deals with how our childhood tales relate to our dreams. We also learn about tales therapy, and the ways in which through therapeutic tales and creative visualization one can turn their (not borrowed!) dreams into reality. Katerina Egorushkіna shares her personal and professional experiences relating to these issues. (in Ukrainian)

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Lucid Dreams

BY BENNY MATHIESEN
@ VOL 12 ON APR 10, 2013

Benny Mathiesen's day job is making computer images as a 3D graphic designer, but here he introduces us to lucid dreams – an ancient technique to allow one's cognizance to influence your night-time dreams. Benny shares his knowledge and experiences while venturing into this deep state of consciousness.

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Dreams of a Green Man

BY JOHN CUMMINGS
@ VOL 2 ON JUN 12, 2014

John Cummings shares his dreams and hopes of growing organic foods for well-being, community, and connection. Listen to one man's journey towards an authentic dream.

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Give Birth to Your Dreams

BY NOZI KUBEKA
@ VOL 12 ON JAN 27, 2016

Nozi Kubeka presents on how she followed her dreams from where she came from in the mountains of Kwa Zulu Natal to a succesful author, speaker and mother. Following your dreams can become a reality

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Drafting Dreams

BY CHRISTIAN HUGHES
@ VOL 24 ON JUL 14, 2016

Founded in 2013 by Christian J. Hughes, Drafting Dreams is purposed to expose students in grades Kindergarten through 12th to principles of architecture and urban design through creative design exercises and design-oriented curricula. The mission of Drafting Dreams is to inspire the next generation of design professionals and to increase women and minority interest and participation in design professions.

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Pavilions of Dreams

BY JESSICA SHERIDAN
@ NEW YORK BUILD ON MAR 16, 2017

Architect Jessica Sheridan talks about the annual Figment Pavilion design competition on New York City's Governors Island. 

Jessica Sheridan, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, is a Senior Associate at Mancini Duffy. She manages accounts for international financial and technology firms. Jessica is a NY Regional Representative on the AIA Strategic Council. She is passionate about Resilience and Placemaking.

 

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Designing Japan House London

BY HIROYUKI ISOBE
@ VOL 17 ON MAY 22, 2017

In this extra special PechaKucha given to announce the location and concept of Japan House London on 22 May 2017, Hiroyuki Isobe, unveils the design for the interior of Japan House, and what a wonder it is!

Located in the heart of central London, the aim is of Japan House is to be a living window into Japan’s culture of excellence and beauty expressed through its traditions, modernity and appetite for the new.

We can't wait to visit!

 

 

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Hope, Dreams and Absurdity

BY JESSICA HALLIDAY
@ VOL 35 ON JUN 01, 2018

Dr. Jessica Halliday is “blessed (and cursed) by love of architecture; Christchurch”. Her passion is finding ways for more and more people to engage and involve themselves with cities, architecture and the decisions made about our built environment.

Jessica is an architectural historian and is the Director and co-founder of Te Pūtahi – Christchurch centre for architecture and city-making, a charitable organisation dedicated to growing people and places together. Te Pūtahi grew out FESTA, a biennial festival of celebration of urban creativity and regeneration which Jessica has Directed since the inaugural event in 2012. FESTA brings together tertiary design and architecture schools from Australia and New Zealand with local arts organisations, communities and businesses who collaborate on the transformation and reimagination of vacant or empty central city spaces to provide an opportunity for the public to experience Christchurch anew. 

PechaKucha owes Dr. Jessica Halliday the life she has today.  She was co-organiser of PechaKucha Night Christchurch following the major earthquakes that devastated and destroyed much of the inner city.  Jess shares some memorable PK talks that were full of hope and dreams and some even absurd.

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No Fixed Edge

BY MARK FRENCH
@ VOL 10 ON JUN 21, 2018

Mark French describes No Fixed Edge - a captivating collaborative project fusing film, music, and poetry.

"The films are basically about marginal machines, many of which are now obsolete, devoid of their original function or eking out an existence on the margins of our environment".