Architect Adam Khan gave this PechaKucha during the 2017 Clerkenwell Design Week and showcased one of the projects he is most proud of - an amazing new pre-school with the coolest playground ever! Adam had the audience dreaming about how different their school days would have been if they had the chance to go to this school!
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Back to okoshi-ezu
BY ANDREW BARRIE
@ VOL 68
ON JAN 27, 2010
Andrew, Professor of Design at The University of Auckland’s School of Architecture and Planning - explains how he returned to New Zealand from Tokyo and his fascination with the Japanese art of okoshi-ezu, architectural drawings which are in fact models.
Building a Playground for All
BY ROB KERR
@ VOL 17
ON OCT 09, 2013
Rob Kerr wants to revitalize Christchurch. His plans for this include significant chnages to Christchurch's waterfront property along the central river. One such plan is the world's largest playground. To design this playground, they consulted the winners of a playground design contest that over 8000 kids participated in.
The School of Poetic Computation
BY ZACH LIEBERMAN
@ VOL 1
ON AUG 14, 2014
Zach Lieberman talks about technological inventions, the School of Poetic Computation, and drinking wine and arguing.
Fed up with how the school system is treating its students, Zach decided to create his own school that allows the students to be more involved with eachother, and to learn from each other.
Redesign a School
BY PASCALE SABLAN
@ VOL 4
ON MAY 18, 2015
Architect Pascale Sablan is sharing her experience promoting diversity and including children in the design process of redesigning a school in Haiti after the earthquake. Following the international building code in the design she is also quantifying the sustainability of the product and encouraging the audience to share their passion and knowledge with children.
This was "Presentation of the Day" on July 15, 2015.
Re-designing a school in a social sustainable way
BY CHRISTINA SILVFERHIELM
@ VOL 53
ON AUG 18, 2015
Christina Silfverhielm is an Arkitekt SAR/MSA, working at OkiDoki Architects in Gothenburg, Sweden. In her PechaKucha she guides us through a project where Christina and her colleagues re-designed a school with help from the children studying there.
Rethinking High School: The Edison Initiative
BY RICHARD FOSTER
@ VOL 19
ON MAY 12, 2016
Richard Foster, a local architect and the Director of Design at Lewis Group Architects, will introduce the XQ Super School Project. As part of this competition, Lewis Group Architects is leading a team of local educators and thinkers to develop a school that redefines the way we educate in America.
Clean tech playground: De Ceuvel
BY JOS DE KRIEGER
@ VOL 29
ON OCT 24, 2016
"It's a continual transformation that goes on and on..."
In Clean tech playground: De Ceuvel at PechaKucha Night Christchurch Vol. 29, Partner of renowned repurposing architects SuperUse Studios, Jos de Krieger takes us on a field trip around De Ceuvel, a clean tech playground in Amsterdam. There, innovators reclaimed a disused industrial portside site to create a space for experimentation with technologies for a sustainable future.
This was "Presentation of the Day" on April 3rd, 2017.