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NEW YORK PRESENTATIONS
Death by Architecture
BY ANANTH SAMPATHKUMAR
@ VOL 17
ON MAR 09, 2017
Architect Ananth Sampathkumar takes us through the world of architectural competitions - from historical examples of the Sydney Opera House and Pompidou Center to a cultural center in Sri Lanka.
Ananth studied at the Illinois Institute of Technology and the School of Planning and Architecture in New Delhi, India before moving to New York. Here he co-founded NDNY Architecture and Design, completing projects in Srilanka, India, and the USA.
Japan and the Temporal Craftsmen
BY NICHOLAS COFFEE
@ VOL 17
ON MAR 09, 2017
Nicholas Coffee takes us through history of temporal craftsmen with examples of temples and shrines across Japan. His study was made possible by the Georgia Trust Foundation.
Nicholas is a LEED AP Architectural Designer at FXFOWLE working on a range of projects in NYC from urban design to interior design. Previously he worked at Bjarke Ingels Group on a variety of projects including the Hot to Cold exhibition and publication. He holds a Masters of Architecture from the Georgia Institute of Technology and a Bachelors of Environmental Design from the University of Colorado at Boulder (his hometown.)
An Introduction to Glass Bending
BY SOPHIE PENNETIER
@ NEW YORK BUILD
ON MAR 16, 2017
Sophie Pennetier realllly likes glass. Hot bent glass, cold bent glass, she loves it all! Listen to her PechaKucha presentation to learn about all types of glass production.
Sophie is a structural engineer at Arup in New York. She is involved in the design of non-conventional architectural projects and in research related to freeform geometry facades (Liquid Wall project, IAPP ARC project). Sophie is a member of ASCE and ASTM committees, associated to the development of structural glass standards in the US, and co-authored industry publications on cold bent glass.
Wood in Multi-Family Residences
BY MATT MAHON
@ NEW YORK BUILD
ON MAR 16, 2017
Matt Mahon talks about the use of timber in multi-family residences in this PechaKucha presenation for NY Build.
Matt is an acoustic and audiovisual consultant in Arup’s New York office and is involved in a wide variety of projects, from performing arts facilities to corporate fit-out. Matt studied mechanical engineering at Northwestern University and has a background in live sound and broadcast.
Vertical Community Building
BY WESTON WALKER
@ VOL 18
ON MAY 18, 2017
Wes Walker uses his 20x20 presentation to discuss architectural responsibility to create moments of human interaction - using Studio Gang Architect's recent projects to highlight social justice and community building by developing methods to occupy the exterior of a building.
Weston Walker is an architect and Design Principal at Studio Gang. He came to New York from Chicago in 2014 to establish the studio’s office in lower Manhattan, which has now grown to a staff of 22 with projects both locally and internationally. His current work includes a major expansion of the American Museum of Natural History, a new FDNY firehouse in Brooklyn, a boutique office tower along the High Line, and a residential high-rise in Toronto.
SITEWIDE Search Results: “structure”
Seattle Center, Leo K Theater
Sep 04, 2010
Bellevue Arts Museum
Oct 08, 2010
The Centre for Art and Architecture Affairs
Oct 15, 2011
Apr 16, 2012
Apr 13, 2012
ABQ UNM CityLab
Sep 20, 2013
Apr 09, 2015
Riverview Banquets Batavia
Feb 29, 2016
Opalka Gallery/The Sage Colleges
Mar 23, 2018
Mar 15, 2018
State of the Nation
BY JP O’MALLEY
@ VOL 10
ON DEC 02, 2015
The Map of The State is a graphic work by JP O'Malley that took Ireland’s 1937 constitution as its starting point. The map outlines the legislative, judicial, executive and local governmental structures of state. Just as these state structures have evolved over the intervening decades to become complex, layered and intertwined, so too did the map as available information was layered on. The shape and structure of the map was informed by the available information and the challenges of displaying this information in a single view.
Over the duration of the project the map will include greater detail on the departments, agencies and bodies that make up the Irish state in 2015. The early stages of the work will consist of a printed graphic depiction of the evolving map before literally being made concrete.
Zero-G is a Dublin-based design practice engaged in research, strategy and design. Founded in 2004 by Ciarán Ó Gaora, Zero-G has earned a reputation as a creative partner for businesses who want to leverage design to build their brand, facilitate innovation and inspire meaningful change in their organisations. This has been achieved by creating stories that focus purpose and meaning, creating tools that empower employees to look at opportunities with fresh eyes, and demonstrating the power of design to make things better for the user, be they customer, employee, audience or citizen.
20 examples of lettering within 20 miles of my house
BY PHIL BAINES
@ VOL 5
ON MAR 29, 2016
Designer and senior lecturer in typography at Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design Phil Baines tells us about his love of lettering and gives examples of found typography close to where he lives.
The art and technology behind 3D printing
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.
BY WALTER HALL
@ VOL 7
ON JUN 15, 2017
"I wanted to see what the already existed in the world as non-traditional but permanent performance space as inspiration for alternative space where drama can exist."
In Theatre Spaces from PeckaKucha Night Bexhill-on-Sea Vol. 7, Walter Hall shares his passion for performance, examining a plethora of theatre spaces throughout history and across the globe. He explains the evolution of theatre venues from the ancient Greeks to modern day Macau and how performance space can affect the plays occurring in them.
This was "Presentation of the Day" on July 20th, 2017.
SITEWIDE BLOG POSTS
TABlog Interviews David Pollard
David Pollard of the "Happy Soil Project" -- we previously covered his PechaKucha Night presentation in Tokyo -- is interviewed over at TABlog. From the intro piece: Something very unusual happened when David Pollard started his presentation at Pecha Kucha Night Vol.58 in January. The background noise of people milling and talking at the bar stopped. Total silence descended. It was something about the first pictures that dominated the screen – a man in a forest with a small structure made out of twigs and branches, a structure natural but also unmistakably a house. It was a “home” in the truest sense of the word. David Pollard’s sincere, straightforward delivery also helped. It was so unusual that even Astrid Klein, co-founder of Pecha Kucha, said how surprised and impressed she was.
Nostalgic for Kyiv, the Thought Structure of the All, and 20th Century PechaKucha
Presentations Tatiana Guryeva's presentation (in Ukrainian, from PKN Kyiv Vol. 7) is based on recollections of her childhood. You'll see the Kyiv of the 70s and 80s, or at least how it has remained in her memory, as well as Pechersk, the area where she grew up, and Podol, the area where she currently lives.Art’s task is to Save the Soul of Mankind, and that anything less is a dithering while Rome burns. Because if the Artist, who are self-selected to be able to journey into the other... if the Artist cannot find the way, then the Way cannot be Found. Adopting this Terence McKenna quote as his mantra and accidentally stumbling into what he calls "Thought Structure" through his art, blakeArt® (aka Matt Blake), with all his might and good intent, attempts to do just that: find a way for All. We are all "One" in the "Same," and he expands on that idea in this presentation (from PKN Chicago Vol. 18). Posters New on the Tumblr blog today are posters for PKN Guimaraes Vol. 3 (pictured above), PKN Springfield, Ohio Vol. 5, and PKN Cape Town Vol. 19. We've also added a few posters and flyers from PKN Buenos Aires that we hadn't come across in the past, including the flyer you see above, for the city's Vol. 21. PKN Buenos Aires Vol. 25 happens tonight. Photos and video We have a few photo galleries to share today, including from the recent PKN Barcelona Vol. 16, which is what you see above. After the link, you'll also find a great video round-up from the event -- we sure love that "20th Century Fox" intro done PK-style.PKN Barcelona Vol. 16PKN Norwich Vol. 4 [Flickr]PKN Winnipeg Vol. 10 [Facebook] Calendar Tonight (June 26) your PKN satisfaction will come from the following two events: PKN Amersfoort Vol. 7 and the previously mentioned PKN Buenos Aires Vol. 25. Tomorrow, on top of PKN Tokyo Vol. 93, you'll find PKN Kingston Vol. 3 and PKN Providence Vol. 39.
SixtyNine | Seventy Project
PechaKucha San Francisco organizer Paul Jamtgaard is helping to promote a design competition in Salt Lake City, and he's got all the details right here: Who doesn't love zip lines? We've proposed a rooftop PechaKucha surrounded by the Salt Lake City downtown skyline with millions of stars above! Other interventions: new arts and performance spaces and parking-structure-rooftop sustainable farming in the area are all connected by a network of zip lines making everyone feel like a Superman/woman. For more details on this competition, check out the SixtyNine | Seventy Project. (photo credit: Trevor Muhler Photography)
At next week's Vol. 104, architecture student Dominik Saitl will talk about his "Anastomosis" project: Project [anastomosis] presents a different view on the functioning of contemporary city and solution of its problems. The city is understood as a closed structure with "frozen evolution." Its further developement can't be done by rebuilding the city but by its adaptation. To start this healing process it is necessary to activate small but important connections. 建築学生のDominik Saitlさんが取り組んでいらっしゃる建築プロジェクトについてPechaKucha Night 東京104（6月26日、水曜日）でお話ししてくださいます。
Illusory Glass Structures
We've always desired an escape from gravity, and we've always been tied to our shadow. What if we were free from both? In "Illusory Glass Structures", today's edition of Presentation of the Day (from PKN Tokyo Vol. 72), architect Dirk Jan Postel -- one of the world's leading proponents of glass in building construction -- discusses the innovative usage of this transparent structural material: how it allows architects to make additions to existing historical buildings, seemingly levitate large concrete slabs, and creatively let light enter or exit spaces.
Distinction Through Typology
Christian Webb has some unique photographic methods. In "Distinction Through Typology" from PKN Bedford, Vol. 1, Christian explains that he takes pictures of similar things and arranges them in a grid-like formation. It's the perfect mix of chao's and structure, and his work produces striking results that lead to questions about typology, diversity, and change.
Life on the Great Barrier Reef
Did you know: the Great Barrier Reef is the world's largest living structure! In our time of ever growing environmental awarenes to the degadation of coral reefs, David Wachefeld forgoes the controversial issues and instead focuses on the Great Barrier Reef's beauty, and his fascination with the countless species of wildlife therein. In "Life on the Great Barrier Reef" from PKN Townsville Vol. 4 David speaks on his favorite aspects of the barrier reefs: the fish, its abstract patterns and color, and his emotional connections to it.
Our first ever Pecha Kucha Night Bryan was a great success! The Stafford was the perfect place to relax and enjoy people from quite different walks of life come together to celebrate creativity and meet some new friends. Joe Morgan's "Dirty Dozen" group started the evening with amazing examples of innovative projects. Rodney Hill showed his large scale, very intricate wood carvings, some with erotic affordances. Krista Steinke led us on a poetic journey across borders through photography. Andrew Roblyer gave us ways to think about how social media can be used to structure new theater performances. Bart Taylor inspired us through stories of high schoolers embracing STEAM. We had a surprise request for volunteers to finish with 20 random images in "mad lib" style, and discovered we have some great stand-up comedians in the community! Thanks to everyone. We’ll be back in 3 months for PKB2.
Architecture: Elements of Beauty, Serenity, Joy
"We all need shelter for survival and when that shelter is beautiful, magic, and fun, it will uplift our spirits."In Architecture: Elements of Beauty, Serenity, Joy from PechaKucha Forster, Ian Sercombe shares being inspired by magic, mystery, beauty, and serenity, and how he invokes those ideals and aesthetics into his highly contemplative and tranquil architectural work. He uses traditional adobe rammed earth structure and textures to create energy efficient living spaces of beauty to live a life in.
v.39 presenter showcase
Thrilled to have GRAS talking about the CUSTOM LANE SUMMER PAVILION: A temporary, community-built summer pavilion, in the Custom Lane courtyard Custom Lane & GRAS Custom Lane and GRAS will work with Custom Lane residents and members of the wider creative community to design and build an experimental, temporary structure within the Custom Lane courtyard, responding to the theme Common Senses. The new structure will perform a variety of functions but, most significantly, will be designed to encourage regular use of the recently reclaimed public space. Where possible, found materials will be used and all materials will be capable of future re-use or recycling.