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first_img Share House of Fraser to revitalise Swinging Sixties brand Biba KCS-content by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeTotal PastThe Ingenious Reason There Are No Mosquitoes At Disney WorldTotal PastNoteabley25 Funny Notes Written By StrangersNoteableyMoneyPailShe Was A Star, Now She Works In ScottsdaleMoneyPailSerendipity TimesInside Coco Chanel’s Eerily Abandoned Mansion Frozen In TimeSerendipity TimesBetterBe20 Stunning Female AthletesBetterBemoneycougar.comThis Proves The Osmonds Weren’t So Innocentmoneycougar.comElite HeraldExperts Discover Girl Born From Two Different SpeciesElite Heraldautooverload.comDeclassified Vietnam War Photos The Public Wasn’t Meant To Seeautooverload.comZen HeraldThe Truth About Why ’40s Actor John Wayne Didn’t Serve In WWII Has Come To LightZen Herald DEPARTMENT store House of Fraser is this week set to breathe new life back into Biba, the cult clothing brand which defined the 1960s.Biba, which will now be fronted by model Daisy Lowe, is to relaunch on Wednesday at the group’s Oxford Street store, featuring leopard print, faux-fur and denim clothing, party frocks and jewellery.The iconic brand, which opened its first store in Kensington in 1964, was previously a favourite with models such as Bianca Jagger and Twiggy, but closed its doors just over a decade later in 1975.However, despite its former popularity, subsequent attempts to revitalise the brand have fallen short of the mark. Biba’s most recent relaunch, courtesy of the Liechtenstein-based investment fund Hachel International Foundation, ended up with Grant Thornton being appointed as administrators just two years ago.The brand was acquired late last year by House of Fraser, which said it would look to make Biba “more accessible” to today’s generation of shoppers. The group is set to position the label alongside its own-brand names such as Linea, Therapy and Untold.The launch this week, which will see Biba rolled out to 30 of House of Fraser’s department stores for the autumn, comes as the group prepares to announce a booming set of figures for the first half of the year. Like-for-like sales for the six months to the end of July rose by 8.4 per cent.TIME LINE | HISTORY OF AN ICONIC BRAND● 1964Biba, the brainchild of Polish fashion designer Barbara Hulanicki, launches its very first store in London’s Kensington. The brand soon became the go-to fashion store for models and rock royalty including Mick Jagger and the Rolling Stones, David Bowie, The Beatles and Marianne Faithfull.● 1969Biba becomes a limited company; Dorothy Perkins takes a major stake.● 1974Dorothy Perkins, now owned by British Land, is forced to sell the rights to the brand due to a property market crash.● 1978Biba brand relaunched on two floors of a shop on Conduit Street in Mayfair, though it lasted less than two years.● 2006Biba brand resurrected by licensee Michael Pearce, the man who brought Australia’s Ugg boots to the UK. But the idea does not take hold and the brand falls into the clutches of administrators Grant Thornton just two years later.● November 2009Department store chain House of Fraser snaps up the rights to the Biba brand late last year.● September 2010Biba set to undergo its latest reincarnation within the House of Fraser stable. Show Comments ▼ Tags: NULLcenter_img whatsapp Sunday 5 September 2010 9:53 pm More From Our Partners Astounding Fossil Discovery in California After Man Looks Closelygoodnewsnetwork.orgKiller drone ‘hunted down a human target’ without being told tonypost.comBrave 7-Year-old Boy Swims an Hour to Rescue His Dad and Little Sistergoodnewsnetwork.orgFlorida woman allegedly crashes children’s birthday party, rapes teennypost.comPolice Capture Elusive Tiger Poacher After 20 Years of Pursuing the Huntergoodnewsnetwork.orgA ProPublica investigation has caused outrage in the U.S. this weekvaluewalk.comNative American Tribe Gets Back Sacred Island Taken 160 Years Agogoodnewsnetwork.orgI blew off Adam Sandler 22 years ago — and it’s my biggest regretnypost.comRussell Wilson, AOC among many voicing support for Naomi Osakacbsnews.comBiden received funds from top Russia lobbyist before Nord Stream 2 giveawaynypost.comMark Eaton, former NBA All-Star, dead at 64nypost.comKamala Harris keeps list of reporters who don’t ‘understand’ her: reportnypost.comInside Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis’ not-so-average farmhouse estatenypost.comSupermodel Anne Vyalitsyna claims income drop, pushes for child‘Neighbor from hell’ faces new charges after scaring off home buyersnypost.comUK teen died on school trip after teachers allegedly refused her pleasnypost.comConnecticut man dies after crashing Harley into live bearnypost.com980-foot skyscraper sways in China, prompting panic and whatsapplast_img read more

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first_img Image source: Getty Images Simply click below to discover how you can take advantage of this. Vaccine day: Here are my best shares to buy now to make money in 2021 The term ‘V day’ has historically been used to commemorate a victory in important battles or wars. Today, it took on another meaning as the first Covid-19 vaccine was administered. With vaccination beginning and hope of normality returning, here are some of my best shares to buy now.#1 Travel stocksAirlines are not the best shares to buy now in my opinion. But I am looking at alternatives such as National Express, Stagecoach, and Go Ahead Group. Each of these travel stocks are national bus operators with extensive operations throughout the UK and in international markets too. The Covid-19 pandemic put paid to public transport so share prices and performance declined badly. That being said, there are opportunities to pick up cheap shares in these firms in my opinion. 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Worldwide reach and brand loyalty and recognition has successfully equated to high profits and plenty of cash surplus. This surplus is usually good news for investors. Unilever has not cut its dividend for 20 years. It is also currently trading at a lower price point than prior to the market crash.Reckitt is also enjoying stellar performance of late. Its hygiene division is experiencing huge demand and sales across the board are up. Insiders are currently buying shares which for me is a tell tale sign things are going well and why I rate it as one of the best shares to buy now.3# Tech stocksLast but not least technology stocks have always been considered a safe bet in my opinion. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the need for technology has sped up as many look to streamline and automate manual processes. That’s why I really like Sage Group and Avast as two of the best shares to buy now. Sage is a world leader in accountancy software. 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first_imgHigh rise: Courtney Lawes wins a lineoutStar man – Courtney LawesHe went off midway through the second half, but that could well be down to the shift put in by the lock in those 56 minutes. He dominated the lineout, continually carried hard at the Pumas defence and put in several of his trademark crunching hits. He’s a hard man who is sure to come to the fore against New Zealand in seven days’ time.StatsEngland made 14 offloads to seven by Argentina, but conceded 11 turnovers to nine.Chris Ashton was England’s top metre-maker with 90 while Mike Brown was second wit 81 and Billy Vunipola third with 48. Argentina full-back Gonzalo Amorosino topped the charts, though, with 102.Tom Wood (12) and Chris Robshaw (14) were the only players on either side to hit double figures for their tackle count.Scorers Try time: Chris Ashton crosses for England’s third try against Argentina at TwickenhamBy Sarah Mockford at TwickenhamIn a nutshellAfter stumbling out of the blocks last week against Australia, England were in cruise control for the first half, scoring three tries to lead the Pumas 24-6 – but then they nodded off yet again.The opening 40 minutes were full of attacking intent, high tempo and an awareness of the space on the pitch, Owen Farrell guiding his team-mates around the turf like a circus ringmaster. Joe Launchbury, Billy Twelvetrees and Chris Ashton all scored tries – although there was doubt as to whether the winger grounded the ball before going into touch – and England were in full control.Come the second half, though, the intensity dipped and so did the accuracy, flippant passes not going to hand and turnovers commonplace. Argentina certainly stepped up a gear at the breakdown and England couldn’t get the quick ball they had enjoyed in the first 40, but there was also a lack of fluency to their own game.The All Blacks are in town next week and unless England can maintain their composure and intensity for the full 80 minutes, the visitors could run riot.Key momentHe’d received a fair amount of criticism this week, but Billy Twelvetrees showed some good touches early on and then crossed for England’s second try in the 22nd minute. The ball had come out from a five-metre scrum and England spotted the acres of space on the other side of the pitch, Twelvetrees receiving the ball and running hard for the line, barrelling over an Argentine defender before touching down. That made the score 17-6 and England’s dominance had been reflected on the scoreboard. LATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALScenter_img England – Tries: Launchbury, Twelvetrees, Ashton, Morgan. Cons: Farrell 3, Flood. Pen: Farrell.Argentina – Pens: Sanchez 3, Bosch.last_img read more

first_img Featured Jobs & Calls John C. Cain, Jr. helps a man choose reading glasses during a medical clinic at Santo Tomas Episcopal Church in Guatier, Dominican Republic. Cain is part of a medical team from upstate New York that is running a medical clinic March 3-7 at the church. Photo: Lynette Wilson/Episcopal News Service[Episcopal News Service – Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic] Two hours. That’s how long it took a medical mission team from upstate New York to set up its clinic at Santo Tomas, an Episcopal Church in Gautier.The mission, now in its 16th year, runs like clockwork in the former sugarcane community located not far from the popular tourist beach in Boca Chica.Patients arrive with problems including high blood pressure, respiratory trouble, gastrointestinal difficulties, skin rashes, diabetes. A visit can take between three and four hours, depending on the number of patients awaiting treatment; the team typically sees between 1,000 and 1,500 patients during the five-day clinic.Upon entering the clinic, a patient visits a registration table, where forms are issued. Intake follows, where weight and blood pressure are measured. Then Rita Bush, a dietician and diabetes educator from Malta, New York, pricks the fingers of those wishing to have their blood sugar tested. Many patients have high blood pressure and diabetes, and many go without medication.If a person has fasted, normal blood sugar, or glucose, levels range between 70 and 100 milligrams per deciliter. If a person has eaten, you might see 130 milligrams. Anything over 160 indicates diabetes. On the morning on March 3, two patients had blood sugar levels of 500 milligrams, one of them an insulin-dependent child, said Bush.Rita Bush, a dietician and diabetes counselor, tests a patient’s blood sugar during the first day of the medical clinic at Santo Tomas in Gautier. Photo: Lynette Wilson/Episcopal News ServiceAfter these preliminary checks, the patient waits to see a doctor or physician assistant before visiting the pharmacy. The final stop is a prayer station to receive, not only prayers, but also a care package with soap, toothpaste and other practical personal-hygiene items.“For some of these people, it’s the only time [during the year] they see a doctor,” said Kevin Bolan, a physician assistant from Newcomb, New York. As the week progresses, he added, people arrive at the clinic from further and further away.The upstate New York team’s journey began around 2:30 a.m. on Feb. 28 when the members boarded a bus bound for John F. Kennedy International Airport at St. Eustace Episcopal Church in Lake Placid. Besides their personal luggage, they brought 40 large plastic bins filled with supplies and medication.Just as the New York group arrived in the Dominican Republic, another medical mission team from North Carolina was traveling back to Santo Domingo from Jimaní, a border town where it had spent the week operating a clinic out of San Pablo Apostol, another Episcopal Church.It was the first time Giga Smith, a registered nurse and member of Christ Church in New Bern, North Carolina, joined a medical mission team.“I’ve always wanted to do this,” she said. “At first it felt very emotional, but then I got into the mindset that I was going to do all I could.”Dr. Richard Taft of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Greenville, North Carolina, treats a young patient during a medical clinic at San Pablo Apostol in Jimaní. A medical team from North Carolina ran a clinic out of the church Feb. 24-27.Jimaní, population 13,000, is one of two main border crossings between the Dominican Republic and its neighbor to the west, Haiti. In four days, the team treated 716 people, ranging in age from 22 months to 90 years. A local Haitian doctor was on hand throughout the clinic and will provide follow-up care for the patients.“In giving of their time, the teams are showing an example of God’s love to all humanity,” said Karen Carroll, an Episcopal Church-appointed missionary serving the Diocese of the Dominican Republic.To administer medical care in the Dominican Republic, professionals must provide valid credentials and a list of all medications, including expiration dates, lot numbers and intended uses, to Carroll, who files the appropriate paperwork with the public heath ministry.In total, 14 U.S.-based medical mission teams will travel to the Dominican Republic in 2014, up from nine teams in 2013, said Carroll.It’s as much about being a Christian mission and accompanying the Dominican church as it is about providing medical care, say team members.“First and foremost, we are a Christian mission,” said Connie Reynolds, a licensed practical nurse and a Baptist member of the upstate New York team. “And then a medical mission.”Connie Reynolds, an LPN, and Laura Bolan, who plans to become a physician assistant, measured medication in the pharmacy at Santo Tomas Episcopal Church in Gautier. Photo: Lynette Wilson/Episcopal News ServiceStill the doctors, nurses, dieticians and physical therapists provide medical care to many poor and impoverished people who otherwise might fall through the cracks of the country’s public-health system.In 2001, the Dominican Republic approved health-care reforms aimed at providing universal coverage to its citizens. The implementation, however, has been lacking, with rural areas lagging behind urban areas, and fee-based medical care surpassing the care offered through the public system, according to the World Health Organization.International medical missions are sometimes described as “Band-aides,” with criticisms including foreign practitioners’ disrespect for local health-care providers; missioners’ lack of appropriate cultural practices; teams’ inadequate language skills and interpretation for treating patients in a foreign language; and the high travel costs when funds potentially could be spent in more appropriate ways.Well aware of the criticism, the teams making annual visits to the Dominican Republic say that saving just one life and seeing the overall improvement in health and hygiene in the community from year to year justifies their worth.For instance, a young man came to the clinic in Jimaní on the verge of a diabetic crisis, said Dr. Richard Taft, a retired OBGNY from St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Greenville, North Carolina. After receiving insulin, the young man quickly recovered. Another man whose eyelids were swollen shut began an immediate recovery when treated with antibiotics, added Taft.There used to be a large sugar cane plantation in Gautier and many Haitian migrants lived nearby in bateyes like this one. Photo: Lynette Wilson/Episcopal News ServiceGautier has one medical clinic staffed by a doctor; the nearest hospital is 15-20 minutes away by car. Jimaní has a rudimentary hospital that was built in 1948 and is staffed by six general practitioners, two OBGYNs and one general surgeon, according to North Carolina team members who toured the facility.In many ways, said Dr. Allen Van Dyke, an OBGYN from Ashville, North Carolina, “the medical care is relative to the living conditions.”Witnessing the amount of suffering on the border stirred emotions and thoughts about the U.S.-health care system in team members from North Carolina.Anne Bena, a physical therapist, fits a patient with a walker. Before receiving the walker, the patient, who Bena has known for four years, used two crutches to get around. Photo: Lynette Wilson/Episcopal News ServiceIt was hard to reconcile the enormous amount of money spent on medical care in the United States, said Sandy Johnson, a pediatric nurse, with the enormous amount of suffering many people endure.“I don’t know what you do with the disparity,” said Susan Bickery-Mercer, who’d read “Mountains Beyond Mountains,” Tracy Kidder’s biography of Dr. Paul Farmer and his experience providing medical care to people in Haiti, before making the trip.One of the most powerful things Bickery-Mercer, youth minister at St. Paul’s in Greenville, witnessed as part of the team was the ease with which the local people share their lives.When people are clearly suffering and in need, the connection tends to be at the heart level, she said. It was something Taft sensed as well, and added, that for Christians, ritual Sunday worship can sometimes become a blinder to the Spirit.“To see the rawness of life is a very powerful thing,” said Taft. “Getting out of your comfort zone allows you to step back and reflect. That’s the essence of mission.“We just happen to do it with medicine.”Back in Gautier, community residents must travel either to Boca Chica or Santo Domingo to visit a hospital, said Ermita Reyes, a community and church leader, and even though the hospital in Boca Chica is just a short distance away, it can cost a life.“Their [the team’s] presence is an example of the grace of God in the community,” she said.Savannah Gordon registers a patient on the March 3, the first day of the five-day medical clinic at Santo Tomas. Photo: Lynette Wilson/Episcopal News ServiceThe New York team’s medical clinic is the only full medical clinic to visit the community annually, said Connie Reynolds, the LPN, who brings her daughter, Savannah Gordon, along to help out.It was the fifth time Gordon, a college student, took part in the medical mission.“After the first year, I came back a different person,” she said. “It’s humbling to see how people live and be part of the community and develop friendships.“It’s heartbreaking to come back and learn that someone has died.”Kevin Bolan’s daughter also accompanies him. Laura Bolan recently graduated with a master’s degree in public health and plans to follow her father’s example and become a physician assistant. To her, the need for more frequent clinics and follow-up trips, as well as efforts toward disease mitigation, are obvious.“It would be great if we could partner with another group and come down every six months,” she said.Paul Gutmann and Domingo de la Rosa display the three-bucket water filtration system. Photo: Lynette Wilson/Episcopal News ServiceThe care packages, providing soap and toothpaste, and the clean-water bucket-filtration system that Paul Gutmann provides are important because many of the problems people present with come from drinking parasite-infected water and poor personal hygiene, said Laura Bolan.Gutmann works with a local contact to distribute the filtration systems. Each unit costs about $33, but Gutmann raises money and contributes his own money to make them affordable. He may not have high success rates now, but he hopes the next generation, one that has grown up knowing the risks of drinking contaminated water, will begin to filter its own water, he said.With 40 bins of supplies and medication, each weighing between 40 and 50 pounds, the New York medical team brings enough medication to leave behind to be distributed by a nurse working locally. Patients leave the clinic with three months’ worth and can return for follow-up tests and more medication, as needed.“The challenge is leaving them with enough medication,” said Kevin Bolan, who already had been thinking about organizing a skeleton crew to return and run a clinic over Labor Day weekend. “It’s a work in progress; we have to figure out what works.”— Lynette Wilson is an editor and reporter for Episcopal News Service.  Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET Director of Music Morristown, NJ Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ By Lynette WilsonPosted Mar 6, 2014 July 31, 2017 at 3:33 pm Is this clinic still up and running? I do mission work in the DR and we have a boy who we are trying to get in to school. The medical analysis done by the school said he cannot start because he has “an amoeba and dirty blood”.We have found we cannot trust hardly anyone: lawyers, pastors, doctors, vets, etc. One doctor has told us it will cost $600 to treat this boy, but he refuses to tell us what medicine he will use to treat him. He is also saying the boy will have to be brought to him twice a day for treatment.Can you help us?? 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first_imgPhotographs:  José Hevia Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard Area:  1000 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Spain Year:  2017 Photographs Where Eagles Dare House / GRAS arquitectos CopyHouses•Andratx, Spain Architects: GRAS arquitectos Area Area of this architecture project ArchDailycenter_img Houses CopyAbout this officeGRAS arquitectosOfficeFollowProductsGlassConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesAndratxSpainPublished on January 16, 2018Cite: “Where Eagles Dare House / GRAS arquitectos” 16 Jan 2018. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. 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Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my stream Where Eagles Dare House / GRAS arquitectosSave this projectSaveWhere Eagles Dare House / GRAS arquitectos Save this picture!© José Hevia+ 13Curated by Danae Santibañez Share “COPY” ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard Projects Manufacturers: Porcelanosa Grupo, Urbatek, L’antic colonial, Noken, SystempoolInterior Design:Paul Brindle, Sean FitzpatrickArchitects In Charge:Guillermo Reynés, Álvaro PérezCity:AndratxCountry:SpainMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© José HeviaText description provided by the architects. WHERE EAGLES DARE a house in connection to the sky. A nest in the mountain. Ethereal architecture for a new time thanks to technology. An opportunity for new materials and construction systems. The house wants to fly and leave the hill, cutting out its natural connection to the ground.All about this project is the site: a hill top in Mallorca, an empty natural space offering dramatic topography and fabulous views. How to design a house in such a plot at the best possible location?Save this picture!© José HeviaThe program defined by the client demanded maximization of the 360 º panoramic views whilst keeping privacy; is it possible to expose the house to the views and keep privacy? The design strategy projects the house out of the hill as much as possible; the house “flies out” of the mountain with a dramatic cantilever; by doing this operation, the house takes distance from the street, providing privacy, and opens to the views: the valley and the sea.The organization of the house is very simple but very effective. The house is accessed through a plaza at the back of the house, a Mediterranean plaza paved with local stone and lush vegetation. The house hides the view so a surprise effect is achieved once in the house.Save this picture!© José HeviaAll the view immediately opens up once entering the house, providing a full panoramic view of the valley and the sea. The are no borders between the interior and the exterior, all is a big open lounge space. The pool due to the infinity effect brings the distant sea closer to the house.Save this picture!ElevationsBy projecting the first floor out as much as possible a shelter-shade opportunity is given to the ground floor, so the living areas are protected from the strong Mediterranean sun of the island. The program for the ground floor is mainly the living area, kitchen and a small TV room.Save this picture!© José HeviaAll house floors are connected through a central core with a glass elevator and a floating stair. The first floor is the “eagle”, the part of the house leaving the mountain and creating the dramatic unique effect of the house.Save this picture!© José HeviaThe bedrooms are located here, all of them with an outdoor terrace. The special location of the master bedroom is an opportunity for a full corner opening maximising the floating effect. The roof top is just a deck, what else can it be at its location. Breathtaking views for extra sitting and lounge areas.Save this picture!© José HeviaThe program of the basement is complementary to the house, a garage, a gym, a small Spa and guest accommodation where the basement is visible because of the slope. The glass walls of the pool create an interesting interaction and provide natural light to the basement.Save this picture!© José HeviaThe garden design is based on the traditional Mallorcan terracing strategy due to the extreme slope. Different levels, “Bancales” are created using the local stone. Olive trees, rosemary, lavender an other local plants are planted. Paths are created between the different levels and small plazas, terraces become great viewpoints to enjoy the views.Save this picture!© José HeviaThe choice of materials for the house reinforces the concept. The white krion coating at first floor provides lightness to the design, and not less important, less weight to the structure.Ground floor is mostly glass, both windows and façade, protected from the direct sun by the cantilever of the first floor. The windows with transparent sun protected glass and the façade with ventilated frosted glass. The basement is cladded in the same stone as the mountain so it merges with the rocks.Save this picture!© José HeviaThe structure of the house is a big challenge. The concrete structure at the basement is the base for the steel structure of the rest of the house. The big cantilevers of the project, as already mentioned, protect from the direct sun, so does the design of the fins at first floor, all that combined with the position of the house at the top of the hill makes the house extremely efficient in summer, providing shade and cross ventilation. The house is also built with the highest sustainable standards: passive insulation, ventilated facades and full reusage of rain water and grey waters for irrigation purposes.Save this picture!© José HeviaProject gallerySee allShow lessPortuguese Football National Team Headquarters / RiscoSelected ProjectsEnclave Book Pavilion / Aether ArchitectsSelected Projects Share “COPY”last_img read more

first_img Photographs Projects Gresham Street House / Jackson Teece ArchDaily CopyHouses, Renovation, Houses Interiors•Brisbane, Australia Area:  198 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Houses Photographs:  Christopher Frederick JonesSave this picture!© Christopher Frederick JonesRecommended ProductsWindowsAir-LuxSliding Window – CurvedWindowsSolarluxSliding Window – CeroMetallicsKriskadecorMetal Fabric – Outdoor CladdingDoorsLinvisibileLinvisibile Curved Hinged Door | AlbaText description provided by the architects. This re-creation of a family home, tailored to its occupant’s lifestyles, was realised through careful consideration of layout and context. Gresham Street House is an example of vernacular architecture, the architect and Director of Jackson Teece, Daniel Hudson lived there for 6 years before taking on the redesign. Ultimately, he has taken an existing “Queenslander” and shaped the design to create a home that acts as the epitome of shelter in a harsh climate.Save this picture!Scheme“Internally it was almost the opposite of what it should be. It was around the wrong way. So the main objective was to reconfigure the layout, the program of the house, without changing any of the wall locations.” – Daniel Hudson, Jackson Teece Director.Save this picture!© Christopher Frederick JonesThe retention of the existing masonry, coupled with a pragmatic and performative design defined the spatial arrangement and material selection. Passive sustainability and design principles resulted in reduced waste, minimising the carbon footprint and embodied energy. The house can be opened up in summer to purge heat and closed down to cocoon its occupants in the winter. The addition of a flexible indoor/outdoor pavilion type space further supports an energy-efficient design and provides a large communal family space with a connection to the pool and landscape.Save this picture!Floor plansThe redesign of the floor plan responds directly to the site’s orientation and context. The living spaces which were located on the southwest of the plan are now connected to the garden and have become the heart of the home. Relocating these functions into a pavilion at the rear of the house provides a more appropriate response to the context and provides a space for family activities and entertaining.Save this picture!© Christopher Frederick JonesThe design carefully considered solar access and control. The pavilion addition faces north, featuring angled timber blades to shade the east and west façades. Modeling determined the blade’s angle, eliminating direct solar penetration during the summer, with full sun penetration in winter. Galleries of louvers are oriented to encourage cool air flow from the pool and the cooling bay breeze from the east, while high positioned louvers allow heat to escape.Save this picture!© Christopher Frederick JonesEfficiency in use of materials, such as the re-purposing of porcelain and stone slab off-cuts, required pre-planning and careful overseeing of manufacture to ensure reduced waste. Considered selection of plantation timbers, inclusion of rainwater tanks for garden irrigation and installation of a solar array was also undertaken to limit this project’s short and long-term environmental impacts.Save this picture!© Christopher Frederick JonesA new secure timber batten entry annex flanks the existing eastern façade, allowing the house to be left open to freely ventilate, the entry stair doubles as an internal access to the lower level resulting in reduced spatial impact on floor space. It also shades the masonry from direct sun moderating internal temperature.Save this picture!Section + ElevationThe family now benefit from a house that responds to their daily lives; the sequence of leaving for school or work and equally returning home, a common family recreation space, but also alternate spaces that can be shut down for privacy or to get away.Save this picture!© Christopher Frederick JonesVisual and physical connection to landscape and open space is a recurring theme in the design, contributing to a subtropical living experience. Close collaboration with the structural engineer resulted in large spans and efficient bracing, contributing to achieving the feeling of spaciousness within the pavilion and an unobscured aperture to the external landscape. The design provides a private and serene home which connects with the external environment in an inner-city setting.Save this picture!© Christopher Frederick JonesA new secure timber batten entry annex flanks the existing eastern façade, allowing the house to be left open to freely ventilate, the entry stair doubles as an internal access to the lower level resulting in reduced spatial impact on floor space. It also shades the masonry from direct sun moderating internal temperature.Save this picture!© Christopher Frederick JonesThe family now benefit from a house that responds to their daily lives; the sequence of leaving for school or work and equally returning home, a common family recreation space, but also alternate spaces that can be shut down for privacy or to get away.Save this picture!© Christopher Frederick JonesVisual and physical connection to landscape and open space is a recurring theme in the design, contributing to a subtropical living experience. Close collaboration with the structural engineer resulted in large spans and efficient bracing, contributing to achieving the feeling of spaciousness within the pavilion and an unobscured aperture to the external landscape. The design provides a private and serene home which connects with the external environment in an inner-city setting.Save this picture!© Christopher Frederick JonesProject gallerySee allShow lessKanoko Building / EASTERN Design OfficeSelected ProjectsCitizenM Bowery / Concrete + Stephen B. Jacobs GroupSelected Projects Share “COPY” Australia “COPY” Save this picture!© Christopher Frederick Jones+ 22Curated by Fernanda Castro Share 2016 ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard Gresham Street House / Jackson TeeceSave this projectSaveGresham Street House / Jackson Teece ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard CopyAbout this officeJackson TeeceOfficeFollowProductWood#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesRefurbishmentRenovationInterior DesignResidential InteriorsHouse InteriorsBrisbaneAustraliaPublished on November 12, 2018Cite: “Gresham Street House / Jackson Teece” 12 Nov 2018. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. 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first_imgHome Indiana Agriculture News Skepticism Abound as EPA Works to Complete E15 Rule by June 1 SHARE By Eric Pfeiffer – Mar 14, 2019 SHARE Skepticism Abound as EPA Works to Complete E15 Rule by June 1“I’m looking forward to putting E15 in my car when we’re rolling in the summer months again.”That’s NCGA first vice president of the Corn Board Kevin Ross talking about the proposed rule by the EPA to allow for year-round sales of E15. The administration released the proposal on Tuesday that would remove the Reid Vapor Pressure barrier.American Coalition for Ethanol CEO Brian Jennings says this rule though does much more than just allow E15 year-round, and that might pose a problem in getting it completed by June 1, the beginning of the summer driving season when E15 is currently restricted.“It contemplates several potential changes to how RINs are handled. That’s going to create a firestorm within the refining community.”Jennings is skeptical that the rule gets completed by June 1 because even those in the ethanol industry may question those RIN reforms should they negatively impact retailers, marketers, and suppliers that are selling higher ethanol blends.“I’ll be the first one to happily eat crow, however, on June 1 if they get this done, and say that I was wrong, and sing the praises of the administration.”Before finalizing the rule, EPA will now accept comments from biofuel producers, farmers, and other stakeholders. Jennings is confident that it will eventually get done.“Our conversations with the agency make us confident that they do have a variety of very legally sound ways they can get this done and we’ll just be working hard with them. Especially getting retailers to comment during this public period now to make it clear to EPA that the retail community has been on the sidelines in some parts because this rule has not been addressed.”And Ross believes those retailers are the key piece.“Flat out, it’s great to see it move forward, but to really make the impact to the market in the future we’re going to need more stations.” Facebook Twitter Skepticism Abound as EPA Works to Complete E15 Rule by June 1 Facebook Twitter Previous articleCrop Insurance Deadline Arrives Amid Widespread ConfusionNext articleRyan Martin’s Indiana Ag Forecast for March 15, 2019 Eric Pfeifferlast_img read more

first_img Journalists threatened with imprisonment under Turkey’s terrorism law TurkeyEurope – Central Asia Condemning abuses Freedom of expressionJudicial harassment Receive email alerts Turkey’s never-ending judicial persecution of former newspaper editor April 2, 2021 Find out more After three years of persecution, the Reporters Without Borders (RSF) representative in Turkey, Erol Önderoğlu, was finally acquitted today, as were his fellow defendants – human rights defender Şebnem Korur Fincancı and the writer Ahmet Nesin. But Önderoğlu is not yet off the hook. He faces another trial that is due to start on 7 November.Önderoğlu, Fincancı and Nesin were accused of “terrorist propaganda,” “justifying crime” and “inciting crime” because, in order to defend media pluralism, each of them symbolically took turns at being the Kurdish newspaper Özgür Gündem’s “editor for a day” in mid-2016. The victim of judicial persecution, this newspaper ended up being forcibly closed in August 2016.Who is Erol Önderoğlu?Read his portraitIn the second trial due to start on 7 November, Önderoğlu is again accused of “terrorist propaganda” along with 16 other activists for expressing their solidarity with hundreds of university academics prosecuted in connection with a peace petition.“Erol Onderoglu’s acquittal is an exceptional victory for justice and press freedom in a country where both are being trampled on every day,” RSF secretary-general Christophe Deloire said. “Our deep relief is tinged with bitterness because our representative will be on trial again in four months’ time. The way this historic press freedom defender is being harassed is a deep injustice. We therefore urge the Turkish judicial system to demonstrate the same good sense that it showed today and to quickly abandon this new prosecution.”Önderoğlu added: “I would like to express my deep gratitude to all those who supported us during this trial. This fight for all of our unjustly prosecuted or imprisoned colleagues continues.”The already worrying situation of Turkey’s media has become critical since an abortive coup in July 2016. Many media outlets have been closed summarily, without any effective form of recourse, mass trials are being held and Turkey holds the world record for the number of professional journalists in prison. It is ranked 157th out of 180 countries in RSF’s 2019 World Press Freedom Index. Organisation News Human rights groups warns European leaders before Turkey summit News to go furthercenter_img Follow the news on Turkey RSF_en News Help by sharing this information TurkeyEurope – Central Asia Condemning abuses Freedom of expressionJudicial harassment April 28, 2021 Find out more April 2, 2021 Find out more News July 17, 2019 – Updated on July 19, 2019 Erol Önderoğlu acquitted at one trial, but another due soonlast_img read more

first_img April 7, 2021 Find out more News Nguyen Ngoc Nhu Quynh. photo : Facebook Reporters Without Borders (RSF) reiterates its call for the release of Nguyen Ngoc Nhu Quynh, a blogger who was given a ten-year jail sentence yesterday on an anti-state propaganda charge, and again urges Vietnam’s government to stop using article 88 of the penal code to silence its critics. April 22, 2021 Find out more Receive email alerts to go further Vietnam’s Communist Party tolerates no criticism and controls all the media but, in recent years, dissidents have increasingly used online social networks to provide the population with freely reported information. “Article 88 of the penal code should not be used as a pretext for silencing criticism of the regime, and the ruling Communist Party should stop treating freedom of expression as crime that must be systematically punished,” RSF said. “Mother Mushroom” is finally due to be tried tomorrow after being held incommunicado for more than eight months. Arrested on 10 October 2016, she was accused of violating article 88 by “distorting the truth and history, defaming the Communist Party and inciting violence against the Party” in her blog posts. Reporters Without Borders also condemns the harassment of Quynh’s mother, Nguyen Thi Tuyet Lan, who has been constantly followed by the local authorities every since Quynh’s arrest. VietnamAsia – Pacific Freedom of expressionInternet RSF_en April 27, 2021 Find out more Government opponents are often jailed in Vietnam, but Hoang was the first dissident to be stripped of his nationality and then expelled, despite the moving appeal he made in an interview for RSF a few days before his expulsion. ————————————————————————–Update :Better known by the blog name of “Me Nam” (Mother Mushroom), Quynh was convicted of harming national unity, eroding the public’s trust in the government and threatening national security at the end of a one-day trial held behind closed doors. June 28, 2017 – Updated on August 23, 2019 Blogger known as “Mother Mushroom” gets ten yearscenter_img News News News Help by sharing this information Vietnam sentences journalist Tran Thi Tuyet Dieu to eight years in prison RSF laureates support jailed Vietnamese journalist Pham Doan Trang Vietnam is ranked 175th out of 180 countries in RSF’s 2017 World Press Freedom Index. Quynh is one of Vietnam’s leading free speech advocates. On social networks, she raised the delicate issue of police violence and criticized the way the authorities handled a toxic spill from the Taiwanese-owned Formosa Ha Tinh Steel Corporation plant in Ha Tinh province in April 2016. Prior to the trial, she had been held incommunicado for more than eight months, ever since her arrest on 10 October 2016, when she was accused of violating article 88 by “distorting the truth and history, defaming the Communist Party and inciting violence against the Party” in her blog posts.————————————————————————– In March of this year, she was one of the recipients of the International Women of Courage Award. However, these independent reporters and critics are subjected to frequent intimidation attempts and reprisals. Their families are also often targeted, as was the case with the family of Pham Minh Hoang, a dissident blogger who was expelled to France just five days before the start of Quynh’s trial. VietnamAsia – Pacific Freedom of expressionInternet Three more independent reporters arrested in Vietnam Organisation Follow the news on Vietnamlast_img read more