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Landscape in Lens

BY DAVID HANSON
@ VOL 1 ON AUG 02, 2013

David Hanson takes us on a journey of his work. He examines the social landscape in America. Dealing with the issue of terrain being shaped by humans in order to suit their needs. [All photos by David T. Hanson]

"Presentation of the Day" on September 9, 2013.

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Finding Beauty

BY TONY ELLIS
@ VOL 1 ON AUG 02, 2013

Tony Ellis wants to encourage us to reconnect with our natural world. He believes that beauty is everywhere, we just need to know how to find it. 

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Domesticated Space, Industrial Skin

BY DIMITRI KIM
@ VOL 17 ON APR 12, 2013

Dimitri Kim recounts his time taking part in designing residential and commercial spaces in Houston, Texas. He describes the ideas that he has to reclaim local aesthetics, while making them work for new ideas. 

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Impact of Industrial Disasters

BY DARIN ACOSTA
@ VOL 16 ON APR 08, 2015

Darin Acosta & Breonne DeDecker have been working together on various art, media and research projects in the Gulf south since they were teenagers.   In this presentation, they begin to define and discuss the impact of industrial disasters in terms of flash point, short term effects and the long term slow moving disasters and its impact to re-shape, re-configure and re-invent our physical environment.

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Impact of Industrial Disasters

BY BREONNE DEDECKER
@ VOL 16 ON APR 08, 2015

Darin Acosta & Breonne DeDecker have been working together on various art, media and research projects in the Gulf south since they were teenagers.   In this presentation, they begin to define and discuss the impact of industrial disasters in terms of flash point, short term effects and the long term slow moving disasters and its impact to re-shape, re-configure and re-invent our physical environment.

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Intuitive Measures

BY SELMA DURAND
@ VOL 5 ON SEP 14, 2015

Selma Durand is an industrial designer focusing on simplifying complexity to create intuitive products and meaningful design experiences. As an industrial designer at IDEO in New York, she designs products, spaces, interactive experiences and is particularly attentive to users' everyday relationship with objects, focusing on the weight of our lives! Learn to measure with Selma!

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The art and technology behind 3D printing

BY MARC BAX
@ VOL 5 ON MAR 29, 2016

Dutch born Marc Bax is a Mechanical engineer who loves turning ideas into prototypes and has spent the last few years working with 3D printing technology to do just that. He talks us about the diffence between conventional and 3D printing.

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Le maintien des expertise en entreprise

BY CHRISTELLE BOULANGER
@ VOL 2 ON FEB 25, 2016

Le maintien des expertises, le nouveau défi des entreprises face à l’évolution des modes de formation interne dans le domaine de la production

Psychologue du travail et ergonome, Christelle Boulanger s’intéresse à la gestion des compétences. Après 15 années de collaboration avec des entreprises de tous secteurs et après avoir identifié leurs difficultés dans le domaine de la gestion des compétences et des formations, elle développe, en 2011, son propre concept, essentiellement destiné aux opérateurs de production.

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Monkeys Go Green

BY ROOS DERKS
@ VOL 30 ON JUN 13, 2016

"The world is abundant. If you’re willing to take leftovers, you can get nearly everything. Just ask for it."

In Monkeys Go Green from PechaKucha Night Maastricht Vol. 30Roos Derks shares on her urban gardening projects. Starting off on a polluted and neglected old rubber factory terrain, Derks brings us to the political and cultural center of the Mandril in Maastricht. Guided by insights from Social Permaculture, she shows why these type of projects are surprisingly doable, important, and a lot of fun.

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Wednesday, August 17th, 2016.

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Kryvyi Rih as the Center of Industrial Tourism

BY LINA OVSYUK
@ VOL 4 ON DEC 17, 2016

Kryvyi Rih as the center of industrial tourism

Some time ago idea about Kryvyi Rih as a tourist center was unrealistic. But some enthusiasts became develop industrial tourism, show opencast mines, adits, and industrial landscapes as tourist attractions. 

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Poster for PKN Athens Vol. 2

PechaKucha Night returns to Athens next week (Friday, May 8) for Vol. 2, to be held at an old t-shirt factory in the city's center. As for the lineup, expect to see two architects, a chef, a biologist, two artists, an industrial designer, one opera team, a businessman, and a motion design company. Above, the beautifully illustrated poster for the event.

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!dea that is India

Do you believe technology to be a force of good? In today's Presentation of the Day, "!dea that is India" from PKN Stockholm Vol. 20, industrial designer and architect Satyendra Pakhale speaks briefly about his design work, but moves to discuss the issues found in consumerism, and the reduction people to numbers. He expounds upon the double-edged sword that is technology, mostly focusing on the tremendous positive impact a simple mobile phone can have on a man or woman in India or Tibet.

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Cycles of Revival

Alan Stulberg has always been a bit of a gearhead. But unlike many other motorcycle fanatics, he's interested in presenting his works of motorcycle craftsmanship in ways that one might not expect. In "Cycles of Revival" from PKN Austin Vol. 18, Alan speaks of his life, his art, his shop (Revival Cycles) and his budding interest in industrial architecture.

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Space Tourism: Hospitality or Adventure Industry?

Space. The final frontier. For zero-gravity ping-pong-ball parties.  Maryam Nabavi, an Innovation Strategist at Idea Couture, talks about her strategy for the future of commerical space (i.e. Virgin Galactic) as a service industry. If you ever thought about living in space, then small bathrooms, carbon-dehydrated food, and uncomfortable sleeping arrangements are probably not what you had in mind. However, in "Space Tourism: Hospitality or Adventure Industry?" from PKN Toronto Vol. 27, we learn that Nabavi redesigned the experience to have humans at the center of the problem so that it can be an enjoyable and memorable experience for anyone no matter their financial or physical situation. 

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Out with the Old, In with the Art

See how London’s old industrial districts are transforming into live/work centers for artists and makers. Executive Director at Pollards Thomas Edwards architects Andrew Beharrel speaks about the history of London’s industrial districts, and how they are slowly becoming cheap places to work and live. In “Out with the Old, in with the Art” from a special “Made in London” PechaKucha event held during London Design Week 2014, Andrew tells us how his firm is working to renew these historic buildings, and cultivate local arts communities.

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Branding Christmas

“This particular American company commissioned an American-born Finnish man to create a character for their seasonal sales event…” Product and industrial designer Juho Viitasalo takes to the stage for a special exercise examining the branding behind Christmas. In “Branding Christmas” from PKN Tokyo Vol. 120, he discusses the origins of Santa Claus, Coca-Cola’s role in the holiday, and the expectations set by companies from all over.

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Pro-Poor Innovation, How to Hype it with Micro Industry

  “Craft keeps alive a few million– a few billion people but it doesn't lift them out of poverty. You need something else; what you need is your brain and my brain, an attitude, and a change.” In Pro-Poor Innovation, How to Hype it with Micro Industry from PechaKucha Night Maastrict’s 27th Volume, Reinder van Tijen, owner of the company Demotech discusses industry at the poverty level. In industry, one needs capital. In an environment with no capital, one needs Ingenuity. Loopholes can be found when one re-designs concepts, tools, methods, and ideas to make them accessible and affordable to everybody in the world. Tijen’s goal? To improve lives with tricks and techniques and create more joy per person.  

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Tehran Vol. 8

"LAM" Best Chair Designs of 20th Century   Pecha Kucha Night Tehran is coming back with another exciting event called "LAM". At "LAM" night there will be presentations around chair, sitting, the meaning of sitting and seating places. "LAM" Pecha Kucha night is happening at the same time as "LAM" exhibition which is a three-day event about evaluating design and manufacturing process of "the best chair designs of 20th century". The "LAM" exhibition is organised by Mohammad Reza Masoumi Azar and is supported by Industrial Design faculty of the University of Art and Tehran University Society for Science. "LAM" Pecha Kucha night will be held at the Farabi Hall, The University of Art, Tehran at 27/09/2016 @5pm local time. Please join us to make this event more special.   Thank you, Tehran Pecha Kucha night Organisers        

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Presenter Bio: Tanya

Tanya is a make-things-happen kind of person. She has been living and working in Malawi for nine years and has established several projects/business, including the building of several primary schools with her UK charity, Expand, and the establishment of a 6,000 hectare essential oils plantation in the North of Malawi.  One of Tanya's many passions is industrial hemp.  She is the founder of Invegrow Ltd, a Malawian company promoting the trialling and cultivation of industrial hemp, the non-drug variety of cannabis. It is grown in 40 countries around the world and Invegrow are the leaders on the continent pioneering the investigation into and understanding of this important crop. Can't wait to hear about the New Beginnings of industrial hemp!

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Creative Re-use of Historic and Industrial Buildings

"There are some really unusual historic buildings out there that have been developed into quite interesting buildings."Architect Simon Devlin talks about some of the more unusual historic buildings in the UK that have been converted and redeveloped for re-use in clever and profound ways that improve culture whilst retaining their iconic status and historical value.