LONDON Search Results: “Home building”

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Water for Life

@ VOL 4 ON SEP 23, 2011

Simon talks about the exhibition he designed for the "Water for Life" project.

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Making Space for Business


Nicola Rutt works for Hawkins Brown architecture, which is a company that helps re-model, refurbish and make old buildings more comfortable for employees and businesses. Here Nicola shows us how they took a building that was built for the 2012 Olympics — Here East — and transformed it into a place wherenew and big businesses can work in harmony.

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Sexy and Community


Kate Malone and Stephen Pey worked together to create a building with hand made glazed tiles and design. After many trials and errors of cracking ceramic tiles, the finished product was to make something sexy but have the sense of community in the finished building. Which makes the hard work all worth while. 

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tetra shed®– a new modular building system

@ VOL 9 ON FEB 22, 2016

Speaker David Ajasa-Adekunle is an architect and the creator of tetra shed®; a new multi award winning tessellating modular building system, which as a single module, we chose to introduce as a garden office.  An introduction to the system can be seen at
To date, tetra shed® has been featured in over 60 print magazines in over 25 countries. 
Last Summer, a tetra shed® garden office prototype was filmed for Gadget Man on Channel 4 and was aired in mid-October. The show, seen by some 2 million viewers was the first national tetra shed® TV appearance. 
After 3 years in R&D and the construction of 5 prototypes, tetra shed® was officially launched last year. 


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I want to live in a Naked House

@ VOL 10 ON MAY 12, 2016

In 'I Want to Live in a Naked House' Simon Chouffot brings a breath of a fresh air to the Londong Housing Crisis.

While London's new Mayor is striving to deliver 50,000 new homes in London each year, it is people like Simon who actually make that happen!

Simon's talk was one the most talked (and tweeted) about PechaKucha of London's Vol 11 which had the theme of HOME.

Listen and have your heart warmed as Simon tells us about how everyone deserves to have their 'home sweet home'.


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Place of Birth 'Home'

@ VOL 10 ON MAY 12, 2016

In Place of Birth 'Home' Luke Ma tells us his life tale, and his one is not straightforward. Born at 'sea' (it's true check his passport!) Luke has seen things some of us can only every imagine; but his life experiences have taught him things that some of us will never know, and he has used all of his knowledge and put it to good use as he strives to explore ways to utilise advancements in technology and direct them towards improving our way of life.

From his life of adversity to his of goal of inspiring positive change around the world, watch Place of Birth 'Home' and I am sure Luke Ma will inspire you!


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The Intricate Art of Thibaud Herem

@ VOL 11 ON JUN 16, 2016

In this PechaKucha talk given at PechaKucha Night London Vol 11 Architectural illustrator Thibaud Hémen shares with us his awe-inspiring collection of his drawings all completed with an unbelievable level of detail.

Thibauds drawings will make your see buildings (watch out for some amazing features of London) for all of their glory!



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How Tokyo shaped my passion for fashion

@ 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, Ayaka Sakurai takes us on a majestic journey of her wonderful fashion creations and explains in detail about how her inspirations came from her home country of Japan!

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Designing Japan House London

@ 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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Poo and sticks as bricks and mortar

@ VOL 14 ON MAY 24, 2017

Designer Sebastian Cox gave this PechaKucha during the Clerkenwell Design Week 2017, and instead of showcasing his own products he took the audience on a journey back in time to the UK during the 1500's when materials were scarce but people made do - including using their own do' (or poo) mixed with sticks to build sturdy homes - come on you know you want to watch and listen now!


SITEWIDE Search Results: “Home building”

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Svensk Form Channel

Svensk Form (the Swedish Society of Crafts and Design) is a not-for-profit membership association mandated by the Swedish government to promote Swedish design at home and abroad.

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Architecture for Humanity Channel

Architecture for Humanity is a 501(c)3 non-profit, that has been building a better future through the power of design for the past 15 years. We provide architecture, planning and project management services including construction management and post-occupancy analysis, and facilitate community engagement throughout each project. At the core of our mission, we believe everyone deserves access to the benefits of good design.


New Orleans @ Bayou Beer Garden
Feb 06, 2014


San Francisco @ Public Works
Sep 23, 2014


Dayton @ Hope Church
Dec 18, 2014


Portland Maine @ Portland House of Music and Events
Jul 21, 2016


Jihlava @ DIOD
Apr 02, 2016


San Diego @ La Jolla Historical Society
Aug 25, 2016


Glasgow @ Tramway
Oct 11, 2016


Orlando @ Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts
Dec 01, 2017


Ellensburg @ Gallery One Visual Arts Center
Aug 25, 2017


Halifax @ Garrison Brewery
Oct 23, 2017

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A City Born of an Aircraft Graveyard

@ VOL 6 ON JUL 04, 2013

Tuc Teamson talks about how three students in architecture and design start a project focusing on an "extreme situation"; A need for living space in the Arizona desert. They designed new homes from aircraft carcasses found in an aircraft graveyard. Turbines turn into a churches, cabins, and houses. Soon, a city emerges from the chaos. (In French)

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Running the Tokyo Marathon for Home for All

@ VOL 111 ON FEB 20, 2014

PechaKucha and Klein Dytham architecture co-founder Mark Dytham has been training for over 8 months to run the 2014 Tokyo Marathon, but he's not running it just for his health. He's running an Indiegogo campaign to benefit the Home for All: an organization started by Pritzker Prize winning architect Toyo Ito set on building community centers in the disaster-ridden areas of Tohoku and Fukushima. All proceeds will go to the creation of a new community center, and the upkeep of the Home for All organization. 

"Presentation of the Day" on February 22, 2014.

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Building a New City on the Waterfront


General Manager of Strategy at Waterfront Auckland Stephen Rainbow speaks on the numerous projects that make up the massive redevelopment this port city is undergoing. Industrial parks have been converted to community spaces, housing built on water, innovative commercial and service districts, and sustainable transport options to connect the city.

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Building the Future

@ ムサビケンチクだョ!全員集合 POWERED BY PECHAKUCHA ON SEP 20, 2014


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Build It With Bales

@ VOL 25 ON JUN 23, 2015

Milt and Jamie Lee's presentation is "Build it with Bales" and they describe it this way: "We started building in our 50s, you are never too old to do something new."

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How New Immigrants Could Build Their New City

@ VOL 10 ON JAN 22, 2016

Within the architecture field, Amitis Nouroozi works in the intersection of planning, design and community-building. She shares her story, as a new immigrant, who is building her new home in the first years of immigration to Canada.

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Home Away From Home

@ VOL 5 ON JUN 06, 2016

Christine Petit discusses her team's Leadership Long Beach service project, Home Away From Home, which involved over two dozen city and community partners gathering at Washington Middle School for a neighborhood cleanup and resource fair.

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Greenspan Construction - Building Benton Harbor's First Container Home

@ VOL 6 ON SEP 16, 2016

Vicki Franks, with her husband Shane, built Benton Harbor's first container home in 2015, a beautiful space that will make us rethink what's possible in real estate. The inspiration to do this hit at the crossroads of a trip she took and the time the couple snagged an outrageously affordable lot in Benton Harbor. Vicki's PK is eye candy for design lover's!


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Where Does a Home Come From?

@ VOL 10 ON AUG 25, 2017

Biologist Dan Beck explores the question “Where does a home come from?” by sharing his community and family adventure in building a straw bale shop and home here in the Kittitas Valley. 

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An Architect's Own Home

@ VOL 25 ON NOV 16, 2017

Chad Boetger explores the challenges and opportunities inherent in modern residential design. He explains from first-hand experiences of an architect designing and building a home for him and his family. 
Chad explores in his discussion issues of lifestyle, home size, materiality, energy efficiency, and construction cost in his projects and how those choices impacted the design of a modern residence overlooking the Holston River in Knoxville, Tennessee. 
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The Al-Shibani Building in Aleppo

In that last post about Aleppo's recent PechaKucha Night Vol. 1 we mentioned that the next event (to be held on February 27) will be held at the Al-Shibani Building -- also known as the Al-Shibani School and Church -- and here then is a look at said building, taken from the a Wikipedia entry. Dating back to the 12 century, it should make for an amazing PKN venue.

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The Future of Building

What is the future of building? James Thomson takes a shot at describing the next fifty years of architecture. For him, the spaces where we live will be truly personalized and individualized to best fit each person. It was recorded at PechaKucha Night in Derby Vol. 2.

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To Feel at Home

Most of us can say with certainty that our idea of home is tied to a specific location. Can you? Roshi Givechi spent much of her youth on the move -- even now, she travels about Asia for work; never truly settling on any one place -- and in "To Feel at Home", today's Presentation of the Day (from PKN Tokyo Vol. 104) she defines the elements, experiences, rituals that as a whole form her amoebic idea of this concept we hold so dear.

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Running the Tokyo Marathon for Home for All

PechaKucha and Klein Dytham architecture co-founder Mark Dytham is a man on a mission. He's been training for months to run in the 2014 Tokyo Marathon, and this Sunday he'll do just that, but he's also running for a cause: Home for All.  Home for All is a growing project developed by Pritzker Prize winning architect Toyo Ito to build community centres in the areas most greatly affected by the disasters of March 2011.  Your contributions will go toward the creation of a future community space in Tohoku and will assist in the maintenance of this vital organization -- support Mark and Home for All by checking out his Indiegogo campaign page!

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Running the Tokyo Marathon for Home for All

PechaKucha and Klein Dytham architecture co-founder Mark Dythamhas been training for over 8 months to run the 2014 Tokyo Marathon, but he's not running it just for his health. In "Running the Tokyo Marathon for Home for All" from PKN Tokyo Vol. 111 we see he's running an Indiegogo campaign to benefit the Home for All: an organization started by Pritzker Prize winning architect Toyo Ito set on building community centers in the disaster-ridden areas of Tohoku and Fukushima. All proceeds will go to the creation of a new community center, and the upkeep of the Home for All organization. 

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$40,000 Raised!

A message from PechaKucha co-founder, Mark Dytham: Thank you very much for your generous support! I have hit my Indiegogo Campaign target raising ¥1,000,000 for 'Home For All' by running the Tokyo Marathon. And thanks to the Indiegogo campaign and my PechaKucha presentation, 'Home for All' has also received an additional donation of ¥3,000,000, making a total of ¥4,000,000 -- yay! There are still a lot of projects to be funded so if you haven't donated yet there are 48 hours left on my Indiegogo campaign -- and now you can also donate through PayPal. Our building for "Home For All" in Soma City will break ground on April 8. Thank you all so much for helping to bring so much positivity to Tohoku!

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The World's Tallest Twisted Building

"We rotated each floor 1.2 degrees, almost doing a true 90 degree rotation at about 88 floors."  Jo Palma discusses the ideas and plans behind the twisted building in Dubai. In "The World's Tallest Twisted Building" from PKN Chicago Vol. 28, we hear that the project was initiated by a Chicago team and was designed with passive sustainable methods and long-term economic value in mind. As of now it is the tallest twisting building in the world and it all started in Chicago. 

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Building Motorcycles for One

Want to ride a futuristic apocalypse bike? This is a good place to start: Matthew Roberts, Creative Director at Speedtractor Industries, is part of a global movement to reestablish motorcycles as casual, cool forms of transportation, and he's doing it by creating beautiful, unique custom-made motorcycles for one client at a time. In "Building Motorcycles for One" from PKN Tokyo Vol. 113, Matthew goes into depth on the new wave of motorcycle riders -- not the circus performers you see on TV -- a group of individuals looking to build something of their own, and take on new adventures on the road. 

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Finding Home

“Home is not the place you’re born, home is the place you become yourself.” Tamim Al-Kadasi speaks on his conceptual definition of home. In “HOME” from PKN Sana’a Vol. 3 he shows us that where you come from is less important than where you’re going. Tamim discusses feeling homesick in his homeland after living abroad, and the realizations he's come to along the way.

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Tohoku Focus: Home-For-All

This week we put the PechaKucha Focus on Tohoku, the earthquake and tsunami effected region of northeastern Japan, and specifically on a rebuilding project deserves highlighting - renowned Architect Toyo Ito's Home-for-All NPO initiative. Thus far, his collective of architects have built 14 community centers, across the region, pro-bono, and with whole-heartedness and imagination, including this one in Soma by PechaKucha Founders, Klein Dytham Architecture.