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PechaKucha Presentation

Making a Place: The Story of 518 Northampton Street and Nurture Nature Center

PRESENTED ON SEP 18, 2015
IN EASTON @ VOL 2

Rachel Hogan Carr, the director of the Nurture Nature Center in Easton, tells how the center came to be, and how serves the community.

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Making Gardening Cool

BY LIV WORSNOP
@ VOL 17 ON OCT 09, 2013

In "Making Gardening Cool" From PechaKucha Christchurch Vol. 17Liv Worsnop shares the story of how the Plant Gang, a group that spends their time restoring abandoned urban spaces with local plant life, had made gardening in Christchurch cool again. 

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Creating a Community Center

BY BRUCE HEMSTOCK
@ VOL 3 ON JUL 27, 2013

Landsacpe architect Bruce Hemstock describes the process of building Westminster Pier Park, a task that entailed rejuvinating the architecture and reinstating natural landmarks. The park now serves as a social gathering place where people can enjoy time with family and friends while appreciating the natural beauty around them.

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Day Worker Center of Santa Cruz County

BY MIREYA GOMEZ-CONTRERAS
@ VOL 8 ON SEP 19, 2014

Mireya talks about making the Day Worker Center of Santa Cruz County. The Day Worker Center helps both people who seek workers, and workers seeking work, find each other. 

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Derbyshire Street Pocket Park

BY LUKE GREYSMITH
@ DESIGN FRINGE POWERED BY PECHAKUCHA ON MAR 03, 2015

Landscape architect Luke Greysmith shares  the history of converting a quite street full of parked cars into a community garden in the Derbyshire Pocket Park in order to reduce the amount of rain water entering the sewers, and offers this beautiful solution to the entire city of London.

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Street art: small forms

BY RASIMA KAIBYSHEVA
@ VOL 1 ON NOV 21, 2015

Rasima Kaibysheva is co-organizer of the festival of street art, author of Art Space gallery of street art "Dobro place" in Ufa.

Rasima talks about the role of street art in cultural development of the city and about possibilities of small galleries.

 

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The Story Center

BY LENA MERHEJ
IN BEIRUT

Lena Merhej founded The Story Center because she believes in bringing stories to life. In her presentation, she tells us about her journey through visual storytelling and comics, and takes us through the different activities and workshops she gives at the center in order to empower those around her to share their story.

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The Story Behind the Orochen Forest Family

BY HAYLEY HO
@ VOL 27 ON MAY 25, 2016

Hayley Ho shares the story behind her handcrafted wooden toy puzzle which was designed to raise awareness of the Orochen ethnic group in China, and to encourage children to play creatively in the setting of nature.

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Of A Place Of A Time

BY FULLER HANAN
@ VOL 22 ON NOV 16, 2016

A closer look at the importants of well designed sustainable architecture.

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Nature: A love story from Bhutan to Halifax

BY COMMON ROOTS URBAN FARM
@ AGRICULTURE: FOOD WITHOUT BORDERS ON MAR 11, 2017

Data Ram is a farmer from Bhutan. He spent 18 years in a refugee camp in Nepal and came to Canada in 2010.  He has been volunteering at Common Roots Urban Farm for 4 years.

If you'd like to get in touch with Data Ram, please get in touch with the Common Roots Urban Farm staff using the email address urbanfarmers@partnersforcare.ca.