Alejandro Aravena: My architectural philosophy? Bring the community into the process

Alejandro Aravena: My architectural philosophy? Bring the community into the process

If there’s any power in design, that’s the power of synthesis. The more complex the problem, the more the need for simplicity. So allow me to share three cases where we tried to apply design’s power of synthesis. Let’s start with the global challenge of urbanization. It’s a fact that people are moving towards cities. […]

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One Community at a Time

One Community at a Time

(somber music) – Well the history of this state, and certainly this city, is one of people who have built out of nothing. I remember passing the Murrah building a few minutes before nine o’clock, saw the Ryder truck sitting there, and did not think anything about it. A few minutes later there was this […]

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Innovative Community Policing | Matt Lennick | TEDxBillings

Innovative Community Policing | Matt Lennick | TEDxBillings

Translator: Fresa Jacobs Reviewer: Elisabeth Buffard “I wanna help people.” Now that more than likely is the answer you would hear to some version of the question: “Why do you want to be a police officer?” if you sat through any new hire interview, anywhere in this country. Now, I’m Matt Lennick, and I’m a […]

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Neighborhood Revitalization through Culture, Community, and Creativity | Jason Jackson | TEDxMemphis

Neighborhood Revitalization through Culture, Community, and Creativity | Jason Jackson | TEDxMemphis

Translator: Andréia Matias Reviewer: Mirjana Čutura There’s an inherent beauty in utilizing the resources available and repurposing that allows for authenticity while simultaneously being able to create something new and different and inspire change. I grew up in a low-income neighborhood, and we had to be pretty resourceful. My sisters and I shared a room, […]

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Haas&Hahn: How painting can transform communities

Haas&Hahn: How painting can transform communities

Dre Urhahn: This theater is built on Copacabana, which is the most famous beach in the world, but 25 kilometers away from here in the North Zone of Rio lies a community called Vila Cruzeiro, and roughly 60,000 people live there. Now, the people here in Rio mostly know Vila Cruzeiro from the news, and […]

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Traits of Civilization

[Theme music] Hi everyone, welcome to civilization. Actually, you’ve probably been living in a civilization for your entire life if you’re watching this. So what is it? Why have different peoples formed civilizations? There are traits that all civilizations have. To avoid any confusion, civilization discussed here is different in the modern idea of, “behaving […]

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LGR – Sid Meier’s Civilization – DOS PC Game Review

LGR – Sid Meier’s Civilization – DOS PC Game Review

[Ancient Egyptian MIDI music] [typing] When I think about games that have sucked the most man hours from humanity over the years, Civilization is darned near the top of my list. There are very few games that can reliably turn the early morning into late night with you barely noticing, and it all started with […]

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CIVILIZATION VI – First Look: Rome

CIVILIZATION VI – First Look: Rome

Trajan leads Rome in Sid Meier’s Civilization VI. He ruled Rome at the height of its territorial expanse, built many public projects, and is remembered as one of the Five Good Emperors. All Roads Lead to Rome – which is also the name of Rome’s special ability. Not only do all cities start with a […]

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Skylines Transformed | The B1M

Skylines Transformed  | The B1M

The construction industry shapes our world. In no other place is this more pronounced than in our cities, where cultural and economic factors drive extreme development. Over centuries, our cities have grown, evolved, risen, and reformed to become the thriving hubs that billions of us call home today. But some have been on more radical […]

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Японская попса. Выпуск №6. Japan Trip Show

Японская попса. Выпуск №6. Japan Trip Show

Hello! My name is Saya! In this issue we will talk about such an important part of Japanese culture like music! True, we will not talk about the traditional national music, nd music that is popular at the moment. That is about pop music. And the question to us today sent Ruslan. As the Japanese […]

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