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TEDxSelfDesignHigh - Thomas Loh - 05/01/10

Thomas Loh, b. arch. maibc Loh received his Bachelor of Architecture degree with honors from the University of Toronto in 1988 and was awarded with the Henry Adam Medal and the RAIC Medal for academic excellence. He worked for Kearns Mancini Architects in Toronto from 1988 to 1995 before moving to the Kootenays in interior BC. Upon becoming a member of the Architects Association of British Columbia, Loh established his own practice in 1997 in Nelson. Its mandate is to promote sustainability with a local and community orientated vision through creative process in the practice of architecture, planning, and design. Some notable public projects include Touchstone Nelson, Waldorf Kinderhaus, Oso Negro, Little Slocan Hostel, Grand Forks Anglican Church among others. Thomas has also been actively involved in the artistic community through projects in dance, theatre, film, and visual art. His artistic works has been published in magazines and showcased in galleries, dance festivals, movies, museums and in public spaces. Rooted in his architectural training and spiritual quest, Lohs work focuses on the impermanence of human experience and explores the edges of creative possibility while questioning the meaning of our existence. About TEDx, x = independently organized event In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)
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