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June 17, 2021

Angaston Pavilion / Jon Lowe

first_imgArchitects: Jon Lowe Area Area of this architecture project Save this picture!© Jon Lowe+ 11 Share Angaston Pavilion / Jon LoweSave this projectSaveAngaston Pavilion / Jon Lowe ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard “COPY” Photographs:  Jon LoweText description provided by the architects. Perched on a steep hill overlooking a quiet country town in South Australia, the Angaston Pavilion is a modest family weekender. Designed to the strict principals of Murcutt-modernism – careful siting, truth to materials, and expressed sustainability – the three-bedroom house sits lightly behind a spectacular gum tree, with the structure’s body facing north, using the large foliage as protection from the western sun. With a minimalist palette tied closely to the former stone quarry at the top of the hill, the building echoes its surroundings while remaining open to the views on all sides. Save this picture!© Jon LoweRecommended ProductsEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesIsland Exterior FabricatorsCurtain Wall Facade SystemsEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesFranken-SchotterFacade System –  LINEAEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesRodecaRound Facade at Omnisport Arena ApeldoornEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesAlucoilStructural Honeycomb Panels – LarcoreTwo large doors slide past the external wall, connecting the living space with the western-facing deck and embracing the stately eucalypt and its passing shadows. Past the kitchen a tidy bathroom, two bedrooms, and a concealed laundry line the corridor, which leads to a main bedroom with ensuite, facing the hilltop to the east. All rooms include north-facing windows, and high awnings that punctuate the formal grid structure and provide natural ventilation. A garage and wine cellar fit neatly within the suspended volume of the main house, keeping the building footprint to a mere 100m2. The house is supplied with rainwater from three tanks staggered down its southern side, and the solar array and hotwatersystem considerably reduce the impact on the environment. Save this picture!© Jon LoweThe material list has been restricted to reverse veneer concrete block walls with colorbond custom orb lining, polished concrete bondek slab, and native timber window frames, tied together by an efficient steel structure to deliver maximum impact on a tight budget. Save this picture!© Jon LoweThe Angaston Pavilion is Jon’s first private project.Save this picture!© Jon LoweProject gallerySee allShow lessThe Green Building / (fer) studioSelected ProjectsIn Progress: Housing 912 / H ArquitectesArticles Share “COPY” 2010 ArchDaily Angaston Pavilion / Jon Lowe ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard Australia Area:  120 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  Projects Houses Photographs CopyHouses•Black Hill, Australia CopyAbout this officeJon LoweOfficeFollowProductWood#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesWoodHousesBlack HillAustraliaPublished on March 09, 2011Cite: “Angaston Pavilion / Jon Lowe” 09 Mar 2011. ArchDaily. Accessed 12 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Read commentsBrowse the CatalogFaucetshansgroheKitchen MixersGlass3MGlass Finish – FASARA™ GeometricPartitionsSkyfoldVertically Folding Operable Walls – Classic™ SeriesPlumbingSanifloMacerator – Saniaccess®3WoodBruagAcoustic Panels with LEDMetallicsSculptformClick-on Battens in Ivanhoe ApartmentsSkylightsVELUX CommercialLonglight 5-30° – Modular SkylightsTiles / Mosaic / GresiteLove TilesPorcelain Tiles – SplashAluminium CompositesMetawellAluminum Panels for Interior DesignMetal PanelsRHEINZINKPanel Systems – Horizontal PanelEducationalLamitechChalk boardCarpetsCarpet ConceptCarpet – Eco IquMore products »Read commentsSave世界上最受欢迎的建筑网站现已推出你的母语版本!想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my streamlast_img read more

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June 16, 2021

Government launches corporate responsibility Web site

first_img AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Government launches corporate responsibility Web site  10 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis The Department of Trade and Industry has launched Corporate Social Reponsibility, a Web site that aims to develop corporate social responsibility in the UK.The Department of Trade and Industry has launched a Web site to promote corporate social responsibility. The site includes an introductory report from Government Minister Kim Howells, Government in which he sets out the business case and priorities.You can read how companies benefit from such activity and see a summary of how government is helping. There is also a discussion forum, but it didn’t function when we tried to access it in Netscape Navigator 4.7. Advertisementcenter_img Howard Lake | 3 April 2001 | News About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of Researching massive growth in giving.last_img read more

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June 15, 2021

With the global climate crisis, Extinction Rebellion protests

first_imgExtinction Rebellion, a grassroots environmental organization, called for civil disobedience protests around the world starting April 15 to spotlight the global climate crisis and demand immediate action to address it. Activists heeded the call in 33 countries, and millions of people worldwide learned from the militant protests that followed.In England, Extinction Rebellion’s plans for an April action were underway for a year. Thousands of people, worried about global weather disasters, signed up, willing to disrupt and even be arrested. Demands included that Parliament implement concrete measures by declaring a climate emergency, decrease the country’s greenhouse gas emissions to zero by 2025 and establish a people’s assembly on climate and ecological justice.Protests began with a bang April 15 in London. On day one, demonstrators occupied four major sites in the city — ​and they blocked traffic at Marble Arch, Parliament Square, Waterloo Bridge and Oxford Circus. Encampments were set up as thousands of people from different classes occupied the sites — ​parents with children, young people, seniors, workers, scientists, academics and celebrities—​and disobeyed the police and held their ground.Berta Cáceres, heroA bright pink boat, named the Berta Cáceres after the murdered Honduran Indigenous leader and world-renowned environmentalist, was moored April 15 at Oxford Circus in central London. Cáceres is a symbol of resistance in this movement. On April 20, after cops cut through the hull—​to which people had glued themselves—​hundreds of activists blocked nearby roads, surrounding police. To haul the boat away and clear out protesters, cops roughly dragged away people, including those who had chained themselves to the road.Other actions were held outside the Shell Oil building and at the House of Commons’ public gallery. People blocked the doorway of the London office of the French oil company Total. Twenty youth unfurled a banner near Heathrow Airport asking: “Are we the last generation?”On April 20, police began removing protesters who had blockaded Waterloo Bridge for five days. The next day they forcibly removed remaining protesters, including those who were locked and glued to a truck there. Cops also swept Parliament Square and aggressively grabbed occupiers.In total, 963 environmental activists were arrested in London from April 15 to 21. Criticisms mounted of police who used pepper spray on demonstrators and otherwise mistreated and intimidated them, with detainees held in cells for long periods.Other protests in response to the call by Extinction Rebellion were held across Europe and in India, Pakistan, Ghana, South Africa, Uganda, Mexico, Canada and many cities in the U.S. Some were huge. In Australia, protesters climbed onto train tracks and blocked a moving coal train on the way to Brisbane. No one was hurt, but arrests took place. Demanding their governments act immediately to address the environmental crises, thousands participated in sit-ins, die-ins and blockades of banks and corporate and government buildings, among other creative activities. (Read about international actions at Thunberg, 16-year-old climate activist, summed up the emergency at a London rally on April 21: “We are facing an existential crisis, the climate crisis and ecological crisis which have never been treated as crises before. They have been ignored for decades.” (The Guardian, April 21)These protests are a welcome development. But this movement needs to take aim at global capitalism, the main polluter and menace to the planet.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thislast_img read more

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June 12, 2021

DRC reporter held for allegedly defaming local bank

first_img RSF_en It has been a week since  Sylvanie Kiaku, a reporter for the weekly La Percée is held in the Kinshasa prison, on a libel charge. According to the Press Freedom in Africa Observatory (OLPA), she was arrested by police attached to the Kinshasa prosecutor’s office on 10 October, and was charged with defaming a local bank, the Banque Commerciale du Congo. She is still held because she is unable to pay bail of 1,000 dollars.The reporter is charged in connection with two articles about 958 of the bank’s employees who were fired in the course of restructuring carried out from 1999 to 2001. She produced documents for an article in the weekly’s 13 September issue showing that 270 of these former employees have died without receiving any compensation.“No journalists should be imprisoned for defamation,” said Arnaud Froger, the head of RSF’s Africa desk. “The authorities must immediately release Sylvanie Kiaku pending trial and must lose no time in overhauling the legislation affecting press freedom in order to guarantee the right of journalists to freely report the facts and expose abuses without fear of reprisals.”Kiaku was previously arrested on a libel charge in 2011 over an article about acts of vandalism by gangs of young sportsmen. After she spent a night in prison, the charge was eventually dropped.Journalists are often detained on defamation charges in the DRC. Tharcisse Zongia, the publisher of the satirical newspaper Le Grognon, has been held for more than a month for an article accusing the secretary-general of the sports ministry of misusing public funds earmarked for the national soccer team. Arrested on 6 September, Zongia has been given the maximum sentence for defamation, a year in prison. Serge Olivier Nkongolo, a journalist with Radio Kilimandjaro in the south-central province of Kasai, was also arrested for criminal defamation in March because of a Facebook post accusing unnamed members of the provincial government of threatening or attacking the media. He has since been released.It is under an old press law adopted during the Mobutu dictatorship in 1996 that journalists can still be jailed for up to a year for defamation. RSF recently urged the DRC to adopt a new law decriminalizing press offences and providing the media and journalists with more protection.The DRC is ranked 154th out of 180 countries in RSF’s 2018 World Press Freedom Index. Condemning abusesProtecting journalists ImprisonedWomen Congolese policemen and UN peacekeepers in front of the Makala prison, Kinshasa where is actually Sylvanie Kiaku © Junior D. Kannah / AFP October 17, 2018 DRC reporter held for allegedly defaming local bank Help by sharing this informationcenter_img Organisation News Reporters Without Borders (RSF) calls for the immediate release of Sylvanie Kiaku, arrested and charged with criminal defamation in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Condemning abusesProtecting journalists ImprisonedWomen last_img read more

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May 31, 2021

REO Sales Moving Online

first_imgHome / Daily Dose / REO Sales Moving Online  Print This Post Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago in Daily Dose, Featured, News, REO REO Sales Moving Online The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Auction Distressed REO 2020-05-11 Seth Welborn Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Seth Welborn is a Reporter for DS News and MReport. A graduate of Harding University, he has covered numerous topics across the real estate and default servicing industries. Additionally, he has written B2B marketing copy for Dallas-based companies such as AT&T. An East Texas Native, he also works part-time as a photographer. Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago The Week Ahead: Nearing the Forbearance Exit 2 days ago Previous: Servicer Response and Reaction to Natural Disasters Next: National Flood Insurance Program Transition in Flux Related Articles The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days agocenter_img Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago About Author: Seth Welborn With more distressed sales impacted by foreclosure moratoriums and forbearances due to the COVID-19 pandemic, buyers are moving online at an accelerated rate, according to”A growing number of Multiple Listing Services and real estate brokerages are cancelling all open houses while placing common-sense limits on property showings, appraisals and closing appointments, all of which typically require some degree of person-to-person interaction,” said VP, Market Economic Daren Blomquist. “These preventative measures will likely throw a wet blanket on retail home sales and price appreciation in the coming months, depending on how extreme, widespread and lengthy those measures turn out to be.”According to Blomquist, properties available for online auction accounted for more than 50% of individual property page views on the website on March 18—the first day this year that online REO auction properties have accounted for more than half of all property page views. The share of page views for online REO auctions has continued to trend higher since then, hitting a new high of 65% on March 31. “Historically, in-person foreclosure auction properties accounted for more than half of all property page views on, but the recent change indicates buyers are shifting their focus from those in- person auctions to online auctions.,” Blomquist adds.Additionally, online REO auction properties sold so far in Q1 2020 on the platform have seen an average of 4.2 unique bidders per property and an average of 15.5 bids per property – with both of those metrics up from the previous quarter and a year ago. In 34 of 81 metro areas analyzed in the data, 100% of online REO auction properties sold in Q1 2020 attracted multiple bidders, including Houston, Washington, D.C., Columbus, Ohio, Orlando, and Virginia Beach.Blomquist says that “even in somewhat less competitive markets like Duluth, Kalamazoo, and Scranton, at least 60 percent of all online REO auction properties sold so far in Q1 2020 attracted multiple, competing bidders.” Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Sign up for DS News Daily Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Tagged with: Auction Distressed REO May 11, 2020 2,060 Views Share Save Subscribe Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days agolast_img read more

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May 27, 2021

Review of housing grants for disabled & elderly to be carried out by Donegal…

first_img Twitter By News Highland – October 11, 2015 Review of housing grants for disabled & elderly to be carried out by Donegal County Council Facebook Google+ WhatsApp Facebook Twitter The strategic policy committee on housing and corporate is reviewing the level of grants of the various housing adaptation grant schemes.They have confirmed the review under its policies with regard to the allocation of housing adaptation grants for people with a disability and for elderly people.The review comes, following concerns that successful applicants are not in a position to take up the offered grant because they cannot afford the balance to meet the quotation for the necessary work.As a result the grant does not get drawn down.Councillor Jimmy Kavanagh called for the review, he is hoping for a positive proposal after its conclusion:Audio Player Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Google+ Pinterestcenter_img Previous articleNaomh Ultan win Junior A title – post match reactionNext articleInishowen League Results News Highland WhatsApp Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Homepage BannerNews Pinterest Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan firelast_img read more

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May 26, 2021

Court Master Tests Positive for COVID-19,Rajasthan HC Closed Down till May 3

first_imgNews UpdatesCourt Master Tests Positive for COVID-19,Rajasthan HC Closed Down till May 3 Press Trust of India25 April 2020 10:11 PMShare This – xThe Rajasthan High Court was on Saturday declared closed till May 3 after one of its key officials, sitting close to judges during the judicial proceedings, was tested positive for COVID1-19.In a statement, the high court said it shall remain closed till May 3 and no matters, except only immensely urgent matter, will heard.The concerned judge, to whose court the official was attached,…Your free access to Live Law has expiredTo read the article, get a premium account.Your Subscription Supports Independent JournalismSubscription starts from ₹ 599+GST (For 6 Months)View PlansPremium account gives you:Unlimited access to Live Law Archives, Weekly/Monthly Digest, Exclusive Notifications, Comments.Reading experience of Ad Free Version, Petition Copies, Judgement/Order Copies.Subscribe NowAlready a subscriber?LoginThe Rajasthan High Court was on Saturday declared closed till May 3 after one of its key officials, sitting close to judges during the judicial proceedings, was tested positive for COVID1-19.In a statement, the high court said it shall remain closed till May 3 and no matters, except only immensely urgent matter, will heard.The concerned judge, to whose court the official was attached, however, tested negative for the infection. The notification to this effect has been issued today on April 25.Subscribe to LiveLaw, enjoy Ad free version and other unlimited features, just INR 599 Click here to Subscribe. All payment options available.loading….Next Storylast_img read more

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May 12, 2021

On the move

first_imgNursery and daycare provider, the Childcare Corporation, has announced theappointment of Sarah Beal as HR manager. As a highly-experienced HR generalist,Beal has a proven track record performing a variety of functions encompassedwithin HR. She joins the Childcare Corporation after five years’ previousexperience in the personnel department of a large European retail company. Rachael Hanley-Browne, previously marketing director of consultancy InterimPerformers, has launched a new business – Engagepeople. It offers a holisticapproach to the staff engagement process, from recruitment to gaining employeeloyalty and retaining key talent. She said: “Our team combines marketingand HR expertise to create strategies that reflect companies’ business valuesinternally, so that employees deliver on brand promises in all their workplaceactivities and behaviours.” Binna Kandola, an occupational psychologist and diversity specialist, hasbeen appointed as a member of the Department for Work and Pensions NationalEmployment Panel (NEP) and chair of its subgroup, the Minority Ethnic Group. Assuccessor to the New Deal Taskforce, the NEP provides independent advice to theGovernment on the design, delivery and performance of its labour marketpolicies. On the moveOn 6 Apr 2004 in Personnel Today Comments are closed. Previous Article Next Article Related posts:No related photos.last_img read more

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May 7, 2021

300,000 property transactions fall through every year

first_imgSome 300,000 property transactions collapse every year costing vendors £2,700 on average or £400m a year, it has been revealed.These costs include conveyancing fees, local search costs and subsequent lower offers on a property.The shocking figures come from research by YouGov which also reveals that 20% of sellers experience a sale collapse, 12% incur costs of more than £5,000 and that six percent of all sales breakdowns are down to agents not being able to find a buyer.But the vast majority – two  thirds – of the deals that collapse are down to buyers pulling out because they find a better property or can’t get a mortgage before going to exchange of contracts. And 8% of failed sales were down to gazundering, YouGov says.Seller confidenceAnd while these problems may be regular fayre for agents’ sales progression departments, it is also taking its toll on the selling confidence in the market.YouGov says a third of home owners are put off selling their home because they’re unwilling to face the horrors of a property chain breaking down.Contained within the Annual Homeower Survey that the polling organisation carries out on behalf of the HomeOwners Alliance, the research also reveals that property transactions require six viewings on average to achieve a sale.“The home selling system is so unreliable it’s deterring homeowners from selling – adding to the ongoing housing shortage crisis as a lack of suitable homes is one of the barriers to people moving up the property ladder,” says Paula Higgins, Chief Executive of the HomeOwners Alliance (pictured).“Buyers need to have a little more skin in the game too. An earlier commitment – for example through reservation agreements – would go some way to avoiding these situations.”HomeOwners Alliance gazundering yougov May 14, 2018Nigel LewisWhat’s your opinion? Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.Please note: This is a site for professional discussion. Comments will carry your full name and company.This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.Related articles BREAKING: Evictions paperwork must now include ‘breathing space’ scheme details30th April 2021 City dwellers most satisfied with where they live30th April 2021 Hong Kong remains most expensive city to rent with London in 4th place30th April 2021 Home » News » Housing Market » 300,000 property transactions fall through every year previous nextHousing Market300,000 property transactions fall through every yearFailed sales cost vendors £400m in total or £2,700 each on average, latest YouGov research reveals.Nigel Lewis14th May 201801,469 Viewslast_img read more

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May 3, 2021

Entz threat sobers Catz students

first_imgStudents at St Catherine’s were issued a warning last week after excessive drinking led to multiple emergency taxis being called and one hosptalisation.A number of Catz students were transported back to the College via taxi during Freshers’ Week last week, after becoming too inebriated. One fresher was hospitalised on Thursday night and had to be accompanied by a JCR committee member.Following these events, the Dean of St Catherine’s, Dr Richard Bailey, sent an email to the JCR on Friday afternoon, in which he informed the students that if this “excessive drunken behaviour” were to continue, ‘Entzs’ (the St Catherine’s word for ‘bop’) could be cancelled indefinitely. Bailey said in his email, “I am writing to you following an unusually disappointing beginning to the term. There has been a worrying amount of excessive drunken behaviour, particularly amongst the 1st yrs, and several disruptive staircase parties. I will be following up personally with a number of you.”“As you know, there is an Entz this weekend. The Junior Deans will be present, as at all such events, and will be reporting back to me.“Having Entz in College is contingent on good behaviour so be in no doubt that subsequent Entzs will be cancelled if this poor behaviour continues.”Meanwhile, there was confusion as to the lack of presence of a Catz Junior Dean to accompany the hospitalised individual. Cherwell understands that this responsibility would not usually fall to a committee member, and instead that the first aid-trained Junior Deans are expected to look after excessively drunk undergraduates. The College declined to comment on the presence of Junior Deans.One third-year Catz historian told Cherwell, “To an extent I think the freshers have just got a bit carried away and that the excitement of the week got to a few of them. It’s not exactly unusual to have some people who drink too much. What is unusual is the Dean’s reaction. Catz is a very chilled place and it takes a lot to provoke a reaction like this.“If they did cancel Entz, the freshers definitely wouldn’t be doing themselves any favours with ingratiating themselves with the older years.”Dr Richard Bailey declined to address the specific issues but stated, “As ever, we’re keen to maintain a safe, enjoyable and stimulating environment in College.” St Catherine’s JCR President, Sarah White, also declined to comment.The week’s events follow a decision at Lincoln College to ban spirits from all Entz-run freshers’ events, which could be extended to encompass the rest of the academic year.last_img read more

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