Creative Use Of Low Rental Properties & Architectural Student Projects [PechaKucha]

In today’s trip through the PechaKucha archives we uncover a presentation on repurposing little used urban land, and more.

Presentations
Julian Raxworthy is a registered landscape architect. Initially working as a landscape tradesman, he studied at Ryde Horticulture TAFE, until 1992. He later graduated with his undergraduate degree (with honours) and research masters degree (by design), both from RMIT, Australia. He is currently completing his PhD with the University of Queensland, concerning change in landscape architecture. Here Julian discusses the creative utilisation of low rental properties in his presentation “Detroit in a World Heritage Area“ (from PKN Blue Mountains Vol. 2).

In their presentation (in Czech, from PKN Ústí nad Labem Vol. 2), Boris Kaňka and Vendula Urbanová talk about the annual architecture student project competition at TU Liberec called “Ještěd F Kleci.”

Posters
We end the week with no new additions to the Tumblr blog, so instead we highlight the poster you see above, for the upcoming PKN Gisborne Vol. 10, which is set for September 21.

Photo and video
Above, an Instagram photo from last night’s special PKN in Amsterdam, taken by Luis Mendo. And here’s a teaser video for Malaga‘s upcoming PKN, which is set for September 20.

Calendar
Here’s a look at what you can expect to find this weekend, starting with tonight (Friday, September 14): PKN Brighton Vol. 16, PKN Kuching Vol. 1, PKN San Jose Vol. 8, PKN Cadiz Vol. 1, PKN Denver Vol. 14, and PKN St. Petersburg Vol. 22. Then on Sunday, we have PKN Norwich Vol. 5 and PKN Florence Vol. 11.

Originally published on PechaKucha. Republished with kind permission.

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