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American-Style Architecture

BY MARK CAMPBELL
@ VOL 25 ON MAR 05, 2013

Mark Campbell talks about the history of American-stlye architecture and its origins with a famous architect named Frank Lloyd Wright. Mark talks about how Wright's prairie style houses, that emphaises horizontally shaped houses, an open-planned interior, and copiuos glass windows, have had an empact on architects of the time and on the style of houses created today. 

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Light is the Theme

BY PETRA BACHMAIER
@ AIA 2014 CONVENTION ON JUN 26, 2014

Chicago based artist Petra Bachmaier wows the audience at PechaKucha Night during the American Institute of Architects National Convention in Chicago. She shares her husband/wife collaboration Luftwerkwhich plays with projections on icons of modern architecture after the sun sets.

"Presentation of the Day" on July 10, 2014.

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Nurturing Your Child's Creativity

BY SHARON EXLEY
@ VOL 32 ON DEC 02, 2014

"Creativity is a place you and your child should go." 

In Nurturing Your Child's Creativity from PechaKucha Night Chicago Vol. 32, Sharon Exley presents a top ten of how to nurture creativity, challenge, adventure and more in children, which shows why apples don't fall far from trees (via her own brave and artful explorer Emma).
 
This was "Presentation of the Day" on July 15th, 2017. 
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Memoirs of a Dinosaur

BY JOHN EXLEY
@ VOL 14 ON JUN 01, 2010

"I'm never going to achieve a lot of these lovely thing that we have just been looking at, but the family knows I'm gong to keep on trying. I'm still working and I'm 70 next week. I'm going to carry on my prophecy that 'architects don't retire, we just fall down one day.'"

In Memoirs of a Dinosaur from PechaKucha Chicago Vol. 14, British architect John Exley, father of notorious PechaKucha Chicago veteran organizer and fellow architect Peter Exley, and grandfather of PechaKucha Brooklyn super-pro organizer Emma Exley, shares some wisdom (and charm) gained from practicing 50+ years of architecture. During this visit to Chicago he highlight his love of shaping spaces, while enlightening the locals on beer, Rome, Frank Lloyd Wright, Leeds United, ...and his ornery (and brilliant) progeny. 

An oldie ...but goodie. 

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Tuesday, December 9th, 2015. 

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Start With A Plan...

BY CYNTHIA STEWART
@ VOL 34 ON JUN 02, 2015

Cynthia Stewart is a real estate broker, low-income housing specialist, and tenant organizer. She first became involved with archi-treasures as the property manager at Barbara Jean Wright Courts in Chicago.

 

 

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Take Me To The Moon

BY MYLES HAYES
@ VOL 37 ON MAR 01, 2016

Myles Hayes gives a guide to being a jazz singer. Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and other iconic vocalists are Hayes' heroes. He shares how he's found his voice as a professional jazz vocalist.

 

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Heroic Failure

BY TOM LLOYD
@ VOL 4 ON SEP 23, 2011

Tom Lloyd is a designer, but also a thinker. In his presentation, Tom thinks about how objects, architecture, and stories are constructed; how we get from point A to point B. He speaks on the concept of "heroic failures", and asks why certain failures are looked back on with an air of love and wistfulness -- failures like the AMC DeLorean, the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the rickety bridge trope -- when other failures are simply abject.

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World of Lloyd

BY LLOYD LUGSDEN
@ VOL 3 ON NOV 06, 2014

Designer, maker and noticer of interesting things Lloyd Lugsden shows us a selection of things he has made and things he likes in a Pechakucha that encompasses print, tee shirts, beer, and very very old graffiti. From the writing on the wall, to the writing on this page, there is many things in the world to take inspiration from. 

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First Person: The Village Voice - 1983 to 1999

BY FRANK RUSCITTI
@ VOL 5 ON JUN 17, 2016

“I took news tips that broke stories, I spoke to mobsters, majors, people from outer space..”

In First Person: The Village Voice - 1983 to 1999 from PechaKucha Night Easton Vol. 5 Frank Ruscitti presents a sometimes humorous, sometimes hair-raising memoir of his days working for the Village Voice in New York City.

This was "PechaKucha of Day" on Wednesday, September 28th, 2016. 

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Foraging and Picking

BY BRIAN CARTER
@ VOL 17 ON SEP 15, 2016

"Architects are hunters and gatherers." 

In "Foraging and Picking" from PechaKucha Night Buffalo Vol. 17, professor of architecture Brian Carter provides a retrospective of twenty postcards from his many travels, highlighting what each image signifies in the mind of an architect. Carter reminds us that architecture can be an international language. It prompts travel, causing us walk into buildings, to meet people, and to listen, sense and smell the places that we go. 

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Monday, November 21st, 2016. 

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Frank Lloyd Wright: Do I Know Him?

BY CATHERINE BOLDT
@ VOL 20 ON DEC 01, 2016

Catherine Boldt explores her preoccupation with all things Frank Lloyd Wright. She will present original photographs of her workplace, Taliesin. The photos will help tell the story of the time and resources she has invested learning about FLLW and his designs. But the questions stil remains: Do I know Frank Lloyd Wright?

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FRANK

BY TAMARA WENSING
@ VOL 44 ON JUL 04, 2017

Tamara Wensing created her life by following her feelings and believing in herself. She wants to create FRANK as a community in Cape Town by broadcasting inspiring movies. People today get ill & depression, Tamara knows this and feels she can change this. We must dream big.

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Frank Salama

At last month's PechaKucha Night in Tokyo (Vol. 59), architect Frank Salama took us on a tour of his projects. Below, a selection of images from the presentation -- visit Frank's website to see more.

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PKN Springfield, OH + Inspire Japan

The city of Springfield, OH celebrated its very first PechaKucha Night just over a week ago, and as you'll notice from the poster above, it was also in support of our continuing Inspire Japan efforts. Below, a few details on the participating presenters, courtesy of organizer Marta Wojcik.1. Karen Severns and Koichi Mori -- Filmmakers living in Tokyo, with message recorded from Tokyo about some effects of 3.11 2. Cara Armstrong -- illustrator/writer, on the Japanese influence on Frank Lloyd Wright and her own illustrations from "Moxie. The Dachshund of Fallingwater" 3. Ruby Daily -- recent Wittenberg University alumni, with a talk on the artist Banksy 4. Tanya Maus -- Wittenberg East Asian Department, on the work of Hiraga Gennai 5. James Luckett -- photographer and artist, on his own work inspired by his time in Japan 6. Marta Wojcik -- reminiscing on an exhibition by Junko Yamamoto and a music performance by SOFT (from Kyoto) in Springfield, OH

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Flyer for PKN Kingston Vol. 2

The second PechaKucha Night in Kingston is set for June 11, and will be held at the JUST WRIGHT Studios. A few of the presenters are listed on the flyer (above), and you can check in later on the official event page to find the full list.

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Tom Lloyd

Today's presentation -- recorded at PechaKucha Night in London Vol. 4 -- sees Tom Lloyd talking about design (not too much).

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Frank la Rivière

At tomorrow's PechaKucha Night Vol. 105 we welcome architect/designer Frank la Rivière, who returns to the PK stage, this time to talk about the Aomori Nebuta Festival and its floats.建築家、デザイナーのFrank la Rivièreさんは青森ねぶた祭について発表して下さいます(PechaKucha Night 東京105、7月31日、水曜日にて)。

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A Crash Course in Independent Filmmaking

Running through the woods with a hatchet, setting stuntmen on fire -- ah, the life of a filmmaker. Kristin Wright goes into great depth on her experiences working on her own films. In "A Crash Course in Independent Filmmaking" from PKN Atlanta Vol. 20, she talks about how to write great characters, the challenges of directing actors, and what's involved in the production process. Kristin touches on the good and bad points of being an independent filmmaker and gives us some invaluable tips on how to make the most of your work.

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Keep Calm and Carillon

If a 4000-pound bronze bell isn’t heavy metal, what is? Orchestral violinist Frank Steijns travels the world to play music, but also plays the carillon bells (the Netherlands’ national, traditional instrument) in the tower of Maastricht’s city hall. In “Keep Calm and Carillon” from PKN Maastricht Vol. 24 Frank tells us he’s “a DJ with a very nice instrument,” how he has taken bells out of the tower, and is now playing for audiences.

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Memoirs of a Dinosaur

"I'm never going to achieve a lot of these lovely things that we have just been looking at, but the family knows I'm gong to keep on trying. I'm still working and I'm 70 next week. I'm going to carry on my prophecy that 'architects don't retire, we just fall down one day.'"In Memoirs of a Dinosaur from PechaKucha Chicago Vol. 14, British architect John Exley, father of notorious PechaKucha Chicago veteran organizer and fellow architect Peter Exley, and grandfather of PechaKucha Brooklyn super-pro organizer Emma Exley, shares some wisdom (and charm) gained from practicing 50+ years of architecture. During this visit to Chicago he highlight his love of shaping spaces, while enlightening the locals on beer, Rome, Frank Lloyd Wright, Leeds United, ...and his ornery (and brilliant) progeny. An oldie ...but goodie. 

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First Person: The Village Voice - 1983 to 1999

“I took news tips that broke stories, I spoke to mobsters, majors, people from outer space..” In First Person: The Village Voice - 1983 to 1999 from PechaKucha Night Easton Vol. 5 Frank Ruscitti presents a sometimes humorous, sometimes hair-raising memoir of his days working for the Village Voice in New York City.

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The Roster

Host/organizer: David L. Stanley- teacher/science guy, author, voice-over artist, and a quiet rabble-rouser.   Roster: Willie Buford – Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce YouthQuest director Gary Fiedler – Director of Greater Flint Arts Council Greg Flowers – Founder of Boneheadx  Snowboard, Director of USASA Snowboard series, and breakthrough design/engineering guy Joel Rash – Red Ink and community booster par excellence Joel may be out of town, if so, then see no. 5 Jon Hardman and Mike Wright, Founders of Factory Two, Flint’s Maker Space Chene Koppitz – Communications director, FIA Luke Lloyd – Flint basketball legend, Women’s BB coach at SVSU, and inventor of the Dribblestick Linda Samarah – Community activist and Muslim thought leader Wes Stoody – Powers graduate, EMU X-C star, and co-founder of Article One Eyewear Lee Thompson – Flint’s Indie film maker and author Ted Valley – Founder of Vertigo Theatrics, Flint Comix, and all the great stuff at Masonic Temple Deanna Ziots – actress, singer, alternative health care expert