Turnstar Holdings Limited (TURNST.bw) 2016 Annual Report

first_imgTurnstar Holdings Limited (TURNST.bw) listed on the Botswana Stock Exchange under the Investment sector has released it’s 2016 annual report.For more information about Turnstar Holdings Limited (TURNST.bw) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Turnstar Holdings Limited (TURNST.bw) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Turnstar Holdings Limited (TURNST.bw)  2016 annual report.Company ProfileTurnstar Holdings Limited is a property investment company operating in Botswana and Tanzania. The company mainly invests in retail property, with some investment in commercial, residential and industrial properties. Turnstar Holdings Limited has maximised its property performance through proactive asset management, property management and leasing. Its diversified property portfolio includes prime retail destinations in Botswana: Game City Shopping Centre, one of the largest and busiest in Gaborone; Nzano Shopping Centre in Francistown; Supa Save Mall in Gaborone; and Mlimani Shopping Centre, a major retail destination in Dar Es Salaam. Turnstar Holdings Limited acquired its first office in Dubai in 2017, located in a prime real estate area between Al-Basari and Dubai Legends.last_img read more

There is no monopoly on pride

first_img Please enter your name here 1 COMMENT TAGSGreg Jackson Previous articleChurch and School partner together for a match made in HeavenNext articleMake Valentine’s Day special with a wedding at the Clerk’s office Denise Connell RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Are you speaking about the students or others who want to start a “white pride” group at UCF? I don’t foresee the “white pride” group being denied assembly by the college, and if they were to be denied to form a group with memberships, I believe the ACLU would possibly intervene with a lawsuit against the college. Just my opinion. Should fairness at college extend to a “white pride” group?OpinionBy Greg Jackson, Esq.When I was a kid, my parents would take me to visit my grandmother for the summer in Perry, Taylor County, Florida, known as the Pine Tree Capital of the South — but I digress. My grandmother, who was one of the fairest people I have known, use to have a saying: “What’s good for the goose, is good for the gander.”While I did not understand the meaning of those words then, I realized that my grandmother used them whenever a question of fairness arose between her grandchildren. For instance, I recall that one of my younger cousins found money; he immediately ran to the store to buy candy and refused to share any with the rest of us. A few days later, my other cousins and I pooled our pennies, nickels and dimes together, came up with enough money to buy cookies, pickles, sodas, candy, etc., and had a party to which our younger cousin was not invited. When he complained to my grandmother that we were not sharing, she reminded him that just a few days earlier he refused to share his candy with us. She told him that now he would have to accept that we were not sharing with him, because after all “what’s good for the goose, is good for the gander.”Recently, I had to channel that spirit of fairness while having lunch at one of my favorite spots, The Catfish Place. The topic of conversation turned from the recent U.S. Supreme Court nomination of Neil Gorsuch, to a story about a “white pride” group that was being started on a college campus. As I listened to how “racist” and “divisive” such an organization would be to the campus, the words of my grandmother rang in my head: “What’s good for the goose, is good for the gander.” As the conversation heated up a bit, I chimed in and asked who had a problem with organizations or individuals promoting Black pride or Hispanic/Latino pride; no one had a problem. I then asked who had a problem with Gay pride. While a few shifted uncomfortably in their seats, none had a problem. I then said if we are willing to accept that certain groups have pride in who they are, like it or not, we must be willing to accept that there are other groups who have pride in themselves as well, even those that we find to be offensive.Greg JacksonMy friends were a bit surprised by my statement because I had told them of how my great grandfather had to board up his home in the 1920’s and leave town to avoid confrontation with the Klan in Taylor County, Florida. They were surprised because as a young man growing up in North Florida I told them of how I would oftentimes take part in some informal pugilistic “contests” when someone would call me by some derogatory phrase based solely on my race. However, despite their surprise and my own dislike of past transgressions, what I realized from my days at my grandmother’s house is that if you do not promote acceptance of people’s “reasonable” actions, you may find yourself with a group that does not want to go about things peacefully. Case in point, when my cousin did not share with us, we accepted that and bought our own treats that were far greater than his single purchase. If my grandmother would have forced us to share with my cousin, I guarantee you that we would have gone out again and purchased treats, but would have enjoyed them in private. If my younger cousin found out, he would have told and we would have gotten in trouble for hiding or “being sneaky.” Then we would have met up again and this time if my cousin found out, we probably would have given him a couple punches in the arm and dared him to tell. Knowing my cousin, he would have told and we would have gotten in trouble. Our meetings would have then become more secretive and more painful for my cousin if he found out.While admittedly this is a simplistic view, the point is if you promote or require accepting certain groups for who they are, but denigrate others, you may create some real problems. With that said, it is important to realize that no one has a monopoly on pride or on being proud of who they are or what they stand for. There may be issues with how they go about showing that pride, but at the end of the day, they should feel free and comfortable with doing so, within reason. Otherwise, we may promote the creation of secret “pride” groups who feel they have no other options but to strike out to show that they have a right to be proud of who they are as well.  As I conclude, I have to thank my grandmother, as well as my cousins for providing those long ago memories that helped me to frame a basic understanding of what happens when we deal fairly and with understanding of others’ views and positions. It is due to that understanding that I say whether it is Black pride, White pride, Hispanic/Latino pride, Gay pride, family pride, school pride, Orlando pride, Apopka pride, Florida pride or Nation pride, no one has a monopoly on being proud of who they are – in my humble opinion.Greg Jackson is a past Assistant Attorney General for the State of Florida, military veteran, current Orange County District 2 Representative on the Board of Zoning Adjustments, and General Counsel for the Community Redevelopment Agency. He has been as an active member of the Central Florida community for nearly 20 years. He was most recently a candidate for the Florida House District 45 seat. February 13, 2017 at 10:13 pm The Anatomy of Fear Mama Mia Reply center_img Please enter your comment! 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Solar Decathlon 2013: Stanford University Places Fifth Overall…

first_img “COPY” “COPY” ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/440652/solar-decathlon-2013-stanford-university-places-fifth-overall-tied-first-in-affordability Clipboard ArchDaily Solar Decathlon 2013: Stanford University Places Fifth Overall, Ties First in Affordability Solar Decathlon 2013: Stanford University Places Fifth Overall, Ties First in AffordabilitySave this projectSaveSolar Decathlon 2013: Stanford University Places Fifth Overall, Ties First in Affordability United States ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/440652/solar-decathlon-2013-stanford-university-places-fifth-overall-tied-first-in-affordability Clipboardcenter_img CopyAbout this officeProductsWoodGlass#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesStanfordStanford UniversitySolar DecathlonSustainabilityAffordable HousingSolar Decathlon 2013HousesUnited StatesPublished on October 20, 2013Cite: “Solar Decathlon 2013: Stanford University Places Fifth Overall, Ties First in Affordability” 20 Oct 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Read commentsBrowse the CatalogPartitionsSkyfoldChoosing the Skyfold Wall for Your SpaceGlass3MGlass Finish – FASARA™ GeometricShower ColumnshansgroheShoulder ShowersPanels / Prefabricated AssembliesMorin Corp.Metal Wall Systems – ExposedStonesCosentinoSurfaces – Dekton® Stonika SeriesConcrete FloorsSikaIndustrial Floor CoatingsHanging LampsLouis PoulsenPendant Lights – KeglenDoorsSky-FrameInsulated Sliding Doors – Sky-Frame SlopeThermalSchöckMinimizing Thermal Bridges in BalconiesWindowspanoramah!®ah! Ultra MinimalistEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesAlucoilStructural Honeycomb Panels – LarcoreWork ChairsDynamobelWork Chair – SLAT 16More 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 stream CopyStanford University’s Start.Home has won fifth place overall and tied for first place in affordability in the 2013 Solar Decathlon. Read the team’s description to learn more:For the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013, Stanford University designed the Start.Home to provide energy efficiency at the push of a button to a new generation of environmentally conscious occupants. With modular architecture and advanced controls to optimize each component, the house aims to spark a revolution by lowering the entry barrier for an ultra-efficient house and making sustainability trendy, social, and affordable.Save this picture!Courtesy of Start.Home – Solar Decathlon Team StanfordDesign Philosophy The Start.Home centers on the Core, a module that houses all of the primary mechanical, electrical, and plumbing systems including the kitchen, bathroom, and utility room. The Core then offers interactive feedback through a display as well as a mobile application. By centralizing the points of energy usage in the home in a single location and offering immediate feedback the residents of the Start.Home are able to dynamically alter their consumption to meet self-set energy goals and understand their energy usage and trajectory over a period of time in an easy and simple setting. The Core serves as an architectural, mechanical, and symbolic heart of the home. The architectural cladding for the Core reflects this by using sleek metal siding to wrap the complex mechanical systems seamlessly into a single, easily visually identifiable package. The Core increases the visibility of energy consumption and provides opportunities to make sustainable living choices. Save this picture!Courtesy of Start.Home – Solar Decathlon Team StanfordThe architectural space around the core is designed to seamlessly integrate the Core into a familiar and comfortable home environment.  The large open great room offers a spacious, well lit, and flexible space for the daily needs of residents. The high ceiling makes the room feel more spacious and open. The simple floor plan allows furniture to be arranged to dynamically adjust to changing needs of the residents. The tables can be rolled partially underneath the kitchen island to create a breakfast bar, shifted to the center of the room to create a dining table, moved into the studio to provide workspace, or onto the patio for outdoor use. The studio annex is partially partitioned, creating an architectural threshold to define a creative workspace for the residents, but it is left open to allow the room to be used as part of the larger great room. The bedroom is purposefully separated to provide a private retreat from the public space of the home.  Save this picture!Courtesy of Start.Home – Solar Decathlon Team StanfordContemporary society faces numerous environmental challenges stemming from people living a modern lifestyle that emphasizes convenience over the possible invisible costs of a consumer culture. Much of this energy consumption is tied to the way we live in and occupy the built environment. The architectural goal of the Start.Home is to build both a sustainable environment and create sustainable practices in its residents by making sustainable living choices synonymous with convenience. By employing a series of passive systems, architectural signifiers, and active feedback opportunities, the Start.Home provides a built environment that can house the aspirations, creativity, and dreams of its residents in an environmentally sustainable and socially responsible fashion. Save this picture!© Jason Flakes / U.S. Department of Energy Solar DecathlonFeatures The prefabricated public module includes a kitchen counter and appliances, bathroom and laundry room, and a mechanical room with integrated electrical and plumbing systems. Exterior redwood siding and interior Douglas fir hardwood floors were salvaged from old homes in the California Bay Area. A custom building energy management system with intuitive controls and a prominent interface gathers electricity and water use data and visualizes it to the occupants for motivation and goal setting. A great room for dinner parties or game nights can spill out to the expansive backyard patio through large glass sliding doors that blur the boundaries between indoor and outdoor living. An edible backyard garden provides fruits and vegetables. Save this picture!© Jason Flakes / U.S. Department of Energy Solar DecathlonTechnologies The Core mechanical room integrates the Start.Home power generation and controls into one centralized “engine” with modular additions to extend the control system to each living space. A modular framework supports future additions. Structural insulated panels maintain a tight and insulated building envelope. A greywater system filters and reuses laundry water for exterior irrigation. A heat-recovery ventilator works with an efficient heating/cooling system, automated windows, phase-change materials, energy-efficient ceiling fans, and a tri-zone ductless mini-split system to provide year-round comfort and natural ventilation. Save this picture!Courtesy of Start.Home – Solar Decathlon Team StanfordThe windows in the house are a unique, high-tech windows from Andersen called the 100 Series that is made with re-claimed wood fiber (sawdust), and not only are they one of the most energy efficient windows available, but also one of the most economical. Green building is not usually inexpensive, but the 100 Series is. It also has SmartSun glass, which is a cool glass that lets sunshine in, but deflects unwanted solar heat and blocks 95 percent of UV rays, which saves on heating and cooling costs. Andersen also provided an A-Series folding patio door to the Start.Home, which also incorporates SmartSun glass.Save this picture!© Jason Flakes / U.S. Department of Energy Solar DecathlonMarket Strategy Targeted to young Palo Alto couples, the Start.Home is designed for the new generation of innovators interested in an affordable, ultra-efficient house. With a prominent and intuitive home automation system, the house provides interactive guidance for occupants looking to be at the technical forefront of a sustainable movement. Save this picture!Courtesy of Start.Home – Solar Decathlon Team StanfordWhat’s Next After the Solar Decathlon, the Start.Home will be home to a family of three in the Stanford community. An additional bedroom will be added, and the house will be re-assembled on site at Stanford’s Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve to house the resident ranger and his family. The design team ultimately aims to bring the sustainable core to market to help homeowners nationwide integrate sustainability into their lives.Derek Ouyang, senior at Stanford and project leader of Stanford’s Start.Home, speaks on the global challenges of combining architecture, engineering, construction and human-centered design in this YouTube video: Learn more about the Start.Home here on the team’s official website.Follow our continuing coverage of the 2013 Solar Decathlon, here.Project gallerySee allShow less100 Urban Trends: A Glossary of IdeasArchitecture NewsSolar Decathlon 2013: Stevens Institute of Technology Places Second in Architecture,…Selected Projects Share Save this picture!Courtesy of Start.Home – Solar Decathlon Team Stanford Share Houses Projectslast_img read more

V House / COTAPAREDES Arquitectos

first_img “COPY” Houses “COPY” Save this picture!© César Béjar+ 31 Share Area:  355 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/780687/casa-v-abraham-cota-paredes-arquitectos Clipboard Mexico V House / COTAPAREDES Arquitectos Manufacturers: Eurovent, HelvexCollaborators:Álvaro Beruben GalvánConstruction:Abraham Cota Paredes ArquitectosStructure:Román VirgilioCity:GuadalajaraCountry:MexicoMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© César BéjarRecommended ProductsDoorsdormakabaEntrance Doors – Revolving Door 4000 SeriesDoorsVEKADoors – VEKAMOTION 82WoodLunawoodThermowood FacadesEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesIsland Exterior FabricatorsCurtain Wall Facade SystemsText description provided by the architects. The land is located in the limit of a closed condominium, with a height difference of 8 meters at the back, which allows us to release the views to the east of the metropolitan area of ​​Guadalajara. To take advantage of the location, the plant plays a staggered, making the space to expand, as the visitor walks deeper into the house. A large window frames the horizon, but preserving privacy due to the change in ground level.Save this picture!Floor PlanSave this picture!© César BéjarIn the middle of the field, a patio, which will become the heart of the house, articulates public and private areas, providing lighting and ventilation. In the patio there is a body of water with a tree, which captures light from the south, through a kind of chimney that blends the light A wooden cross reminiscent Barragan, seems to float in space, framing the patio.  Water, tree and light, fill the space with an aura of serenity.Save this picture!© César BéjarThe double height of the 3 levels are concatenated, creating a spatial continuity or fluidity. Upstairs, the master bedroom face to the east of the city. Leading the field, facing the neighboring houses, 2 bedrooms are placed. United through a balcony, which allows correctly orient your windows, protecting them from the heat of the setting sun. Formally the house seeks to be a solid with the least possible subtractions. Two subtractions generate the main facade. Downstairs, the entrance and garage, and a balcony, which in turn opens onto the street and the sky.Save this picture!© César BéjarSave this picture!SectionUpstairs, cantilevered staircase leads to the terrace, which seeks to preserve the essence of the regional architecture. Contained by walls and a steel structure which in the future will be covered with plants. The terrace opens to the east, allowing you to enjoy a panoramic view of the city.Save this picture!© César BéjarProject gallerySee allShow lessFoster Breaks Ground on New Dubai SkyscraperArchitecture NewsSnøhetta Designs New Library for Temple University in PhiladelphiaUnbuilt Project Share ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/780687/casa-v-abraham-cota-paredes-arquitectos Clipboard ArchDailycenter_img Architects: COTAPAREDES Arquitectos Area Area of this architecture project Year:  2015 Photographs Photographs:  César Béjar Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project Projects CopyHouses•Guadalajara, Mexico V House / COTAPAREDES ArquitectosSave this projectSaveV House / COTAPAREDES Arquitectos CopyAbout this officeCOTAPAREDES ArquitectosOfficeFollowProductsWoodConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesGuadalajaraMexicoPublished on January 26, 2016Cite: “V House / COTAPAREDES Arquitectos” 26 Jan 2016. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Read commentsBrowse the CatalogPartitionsSkyfoldVertically Folding Operable Walls – Classic™ SeriesVinyl Walls3MVinyl Finish – DI-NOC™ AbstractFaucetshansgroheKitchen Mixers – Talis MShower ColumnsAXORShowers – AXOR LampShower by NendoWoodBruagRoom Acoustics – Interior Cladding PanelsPanels / Prefabricated AssembliesIsland Exterior FabricatorsMega-Panel Facade SystemsConcreteKrytonCrystalline Waterproofing – KIMTable LampsAxolightTable Lights – SkirtDoorsRabel Aluminium SystemsMinimal Glass Pivot Door – Rabel 8700 Slim Super ThermalUrban ShadingPunto DesignPublic Architecture in Residential ComplexExterior DeckingHouse of BambooDecking – BambooAnti-Corrosive CoatingsTIGERPowder Coating – Drylac® Bianco 605More products »Read commentsSave想阅读文章的中文版本吗?墨西哥V别墅/ Abraham Cota Paredes Arquitectos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

Masterplan Villa Industria / Mecanoo

first_imgArchDaily Masterplan Villa Industria / Mecanoo “COPY” Master Plan 2018 ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/897698/masterplan-villa-industria-mecanoo Clipboard Save this picture!Courtesy of Mecanoo+ 20Curated by Fernanda Castro Share ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/897698/masterplan-villa-industria-mecanoo Clipboard The Netherlands CopyMaster Plan, Houses•Hilversum, The Netherlands Projects “COPY” Area:  74000 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project center_img Mechanical and Electrical Engineer: CopyAbout this officeMecanooOfficeFollowProductsGlassSteelBrick#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsUrbanismUrban PlanningMaster PlanResidential ArchitectureHousesHilversumThe NetherlandsPublished on July 09, 2018Cite: “Masterplan Villa Industria / Mecanoo” 09 Jul 2018. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogPartitionsSkyfoldIntegrating Operable Walls in a SpaceGlass3MSun Control Window Film in MarkthalSinkshansgroheBasin FaucetsPaintSTAC BONDComposite Panel Finishes – MetallicsConcreteKrytonConcrete Hardening – Hard-CemSkylightsLAMILUXGlass Skylight FE PassivhausLightsLouis PoulsenOutdoor Lighting – Flindt GardenWindowsVEKAWindows – SOFTLINE 70 ADUrban ShadingPunto DesignPavilion – CUBEDoorsLinvisibileLinvisibile FILO 10 Hinged Door | AlbaWoodHESS TIMBERTimber – GLT BlockGreen FacadesSempergreenLiving Wall – SemperGreenwallMore products »Save想阅读文章的中文版本吗?荷兰旧煤气厂改造,旧结构延续工业美 / Mecanoo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 stream ABT B.V., Goudstikker de Vries Architects: Mecanoo Area Area of this architecture project Viac Installatieadviseurs, Houten Manufacturers: Rollecate, Ytong, Straatman, Van EE staalspecialisten, Westerveld en Nederlof Year:  Masterplan Villa Industria / MecanooSave this projectSaveMasterplan Villa Industria / Mecanoo Structural Engineer: Building Physics Consultant:Nex2us, Bergen op ZoomClient:Heijmans, De AlliantieArtist:Berend StrikProgramme:Masterplan for 357 dwellings, 400 m2 small-scale businesses, and 4,000 m2 sports facilities, a total of 74,000 m2.City:HilversumCountry:The NetherlandsMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!Courtesy of MecanooRecommended ProductsEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesRodecaRound Facade at Omnisport Arena ApeldoornFiber Cements / CementsSwisspearlSwisspearl Largo Fiber Cement PanelsEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesAlucoilStructural Honeycomb Panels – LarcoreWoodBruagBalcony BalustradesRecognisable identityWith its characteristic industrial buildings, the former site of the Regional Energy Supply Company in Hilversum has always had its own identity. The gasworks site was originally situated outside the city perimeter, but gradually became enclosed by residential developments. With the relocation of the gasworks, the opportunity arose to redevelop the site and give it a new name: Villa Industria. Save this picture!Courtesy of MecanooSave this picture!Courtesy of MecanooMecanoo created a masterplan for 357 homes – partly affordable housing, partly owner-occupied, small-scale businesses and sporting facilities. Inspired by the industrial heritage of the site, the area has a recognisable identity once again.Save this picture!Courtesy of MecanooGreen environmentThe urban plan prioritises public space for pedestrians and cyclists. Recessed parking throughout the site frees up space for a green environment with water features and a centrally located park. Save this picture!Site PlanAn eye-catching ensemble of three cylindrical residential buildings refers to the old gasometers which once stood on the site. The existing swimming pool has been reclad in brick, steel and glass, so it fits the aesthetics of the new building. Robust steel columns support a new sports hall and fitness centre which has been built on top of the swimming pool.Save this picture!Courtesy of MecanooModern homes with semi-circular roofs are situated on the site of a former warehouse with a similar shape. The buildings at the perimeter of Villa Industria have the same height as the surrounding residential area. The courtyards consist of private gardens with an intimate character.Save this picture!Courtesy of MecanooCoherence and diversityThe architecture of Villa Industria has a harmonious materialisation, a sculptural design language, and industrial detailing. Cool materials, such as steel and glass are combined with warm materials like red to red-brown bricks with subtle relief. Save this picture!Courtesy of MecanooThe application of the same bricks for each building creates coherence, whilst variations in the brick sizes and masonry techniques, ornaments and special objects provide diversity. The details of each building refer to the particular history of the gasworks site and contribute to the industrial character of the new neighbourhood.Save this picture!Courtesy of MecanooProject gallerySee allShow lessKutscherhaus / smartvollSelected ProjectsHow The Digital Revolution Will Make Cities Produce Everything They Consume… AgainArticles Share Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project last_img read more

Kalihiwai Pavilion / Walker Warner Architects

first_img Projects “COPY” Architects: Walker Warner Architects Area Area of this architecture project Houses Save this picture!© Matthew Millman+ 30Curated by Paula Pintos Share Photographs Kalihiwai Pavilion / Walker Warner Architects 2019 United States CopyHouses•United States ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/953841/kalihiwai-pavilion-walker-warner-architects Clipboard Area:  3600 ft² Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  ArchDaily Kalihiwai Pavilion / Walker Warner ArchitectsSave this projectSaveKalihiwai Pavilion / Walker Warner Architects Photographs:  Matthew MillmanDesign Principal:Greg WarnerSenior Associate :Clark SatherProject Manager :Amadeo BennettaInterior Design :Philpotts InteriorsLandscape :Dan Pearson StudioBuilder :R.S. Weir General ContractingCountry:United StatesMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Matthew MillmanRecommended ProductsFiber Cements / CementsApavisaTiles – Nanofusion 7.0Residential ApplicationsLunawoodLunawood Thermowood Façade and Decking in Project ÖEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesIsland Exterior FabricatorsCurtain Wall Facade SystemsWindowsAir-LuxSliding Window – CurvedText description provided by the architects. Located on Kauai, also known as “The Garden Isle,” the Kalihiwai Pavilion is the latest architectural addition to a 14-acre coastal property, perched on a scenic bluff overlooking the Pacific Ocean and surrounding mountains. The multi-purpose pavilion was envisioned to be a flexible gathering space where the homeowners, who frequently entertain visiting guests, can host a variety of private gatherings from family get-togethers to community events for up to 400 people.Save this picture!© Matthew MillmanSave this picture!Site planSave this picture!© Matthew MillmanResponding to the elemental beauty of the setting, the design team met the challenge of creating such a highly-adaptable, expansive-feeling, yet human-scaled space, by designing a structure emphasizing transparency and connection to the outdoors to capture the island’s dramatic natural surroundings.Save this picture!© Matthew MillmanSave this picture!© Matthew MillmanThe design takes full advantage of Hawaii’s ocean breezes due to expansive sliding doors in the main living areas, while a lanai provides access to the elements while remaining sheltered from the sun. An enduring material palette of hardwoods and limestone in natural finishes and earthy tones was carefully selected to withstand harsh exposure to tropical rains, wind, and sun. Separate entrances provide dual uses for the property: a more intimate scale for smaller gatherings and a large breezeway entrance with direct access to the lawn for larger gatherings. Save this picture!© Matthew MillmanFor this modern pavilion, the architects masterfully utilized the spectacular setting to give the building the appearance of feeling grounded to the land while appearing like a floating beacon from afar.   Save this picture!© Matthew MillmanProject gallerySee allShow lessThe Satori Harbor / Wutopia LabSelected ProjectsExpansion of Apartment in Brazil Building / Alvorada ArquitetosSelected Projects Share ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/953841/kalihiwai-pavilion-walker-warner-architects Clipboard “COPY” CopyAbout this officeWalker Warner ArchitectsOfficeFollow#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesOn FacebookUnited StatesPublished on December 24, 2020Cite: “Kalihiwai Pavilion / Walker Warner Architects” 23 Dec 2020. ArchDaily. Accessed 10 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogSinkshansgroheBathroom Mixers – LogisVinyl Walls3MExterior Vinyl Finish – DI-NOC™ StonePartitionsSkyfoldWhere to Increase Flexibility in SchoolsTiles / Mosaic / GresiteCupa PizarrasVentilated Facade – CUPACLAD UprightGlassLAMILUXGlass Roof PR60ConcreteKrytonCrystalline Waterproofing – KIMSkylightsVELUX CommercialAtrium Longlight Skylights in ExperimentariumMetal PanelsLorin IndustriesAnodized Aluminum – Copper FinishesStonesFranken-SchotterWall Covering & CladdingWindowsRabel Aluminium SystemsMinimal Casement Windows – Rabel 8400 Slim Super Thermal PlusSwingsStudio StirlingHanging Chair – BasketWallcovering / CladdingArrigoni WoodsWood Cladding – AcousticMore products »Save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

Online corporate fundraising hindered?

Online corporate fundraising hindered?  19 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis If you plan to carry out online fundraising from or with a UK company you should avoid talking to the director. Almost half of all UK company directors have no interest in finding out more about the Internet and e-commerce, according to a new survey.According to the survey by Cisco and Oracle, 50.5% of UK companies have never receved a briefing on their company’s IT. Forty-eight per cent didn’t want to receive one either! The survey contacted 2,017 directors of UK companies with over 500 employees.So, online corporate fundraisers might prefer not to start at the top when contacting UK firms electronically. Advertisement Tagged with: Digital Howard Lake | 3 October 1999 | News AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis 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 GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. read more

Donated gold and jewellery service to raise funds for charities

first_imgSell Donate Trade is a new service that is offering to raise funds for charities by handling and selling donated gold and jewellery. Charity supporters will be able to receive a free valuation online, by post or by phone. They can then choose to donate the whole value of the item or a proportion of it to a charity, and keep the rest for themselves.The fully managed service means that Sell Donate Trade handles the entire valuation and donation process on the charity’s behalf. The valuations are handled by a team of experts who have been established since 1968 in London’s Hatton Garden.Charities can register at no charge on the Sell Donate Trade website, where they will receive their online listing together with free marketing materials to help spread the word amongst their donors.Donations are paid directly to the charity. If a donor gives permission, then their contact details are passed to the charity.Sell Donate Trade charges a 10% commission on charity donations to cover its service costs.Many charities raise funds from donated gold and jewellery, and some such as Oxfam have their own network of specialists who value donated items.CEO Spencer Cohen acknowledged this, saying: “Some of the larger non-profits are experimenting with charity fundraising via jewellery recycling, but this is a specialist area requiring significant initial outlay, manpower and expertise. Sell Donate Trade is different. It’s completely free to register and relieves the charity of any concerns about liability, set-up costs and labour. Even the smallest non-profit can now benefit whilst freeing up time and resources to focus on their important service delivery.”The site launches to the public on 16 May 2012.www.selldonatetrade.com  137 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis 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 GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. Howard Lake | 10 May 2012 | News Donated gold and jewellery service to raise funds for charities Tagged with: Donated goods Trading AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThislast_img read more

West Va. education workers hold walk-ins a year after historic strike

first_imgJan. 10 — One year after the nine-day work stoppage in West Virginia that paved the way for education worker walkouts in other states, teachers and support staff in that state are once again starting to take action. On Jan. 9 — the same day coal baron Gov. Jim Justice delivered his so-called “State of the State” address, which is also the first day of the state’s 2019 legislative session — school workers in several locations throughout the state conducted an informational walk-in.  As a unified way to show solidarity, participants wore red and held signs that expressed concerns for public education. Some brought back the slogans #55Strong and #55United, referring to all 55 West Virginia counties whose  schools were closed during the unified 2018 education worker strike. Some signs featured messages of support to the majority Black and Latinx educators in the Los Angeles school district, who are facing their own battle against greedy administration.The purpose of the walk-in was to show the billionaire governor and his right-wing-led legislature that teachers and staff are still united across the state. One high school social studies teacher told Workers World, “This is a perfect opportunity to educate the public on what is going on and why we are still not happy. We also want the governor and the legislature to know we are watching them closely this year.”In his address, Justice gave superficial lip-service to teachers and to “improving” the state’s education system. He even showed a prerecorded video of Shaquille O’Neal talking about “communities in schools.” And Gov. Justice mentioned another 5 percent raise for all public employees.Concerns about health insuranceBut the governor is still refusing to offer long-term solutions to fully fund state and education workers’ health insurance through the Public Employees Insurance Agency. He promised to provide $150 million toward PEIA, but that will not be a permanent solution; it will only temporarily keep premiums from increasing.   The governor’s proposals still have to pass the legislature, which is even more hostile toward public employees than he is. Justice also opposed suggestions about expanding coverage made by the PEIA Task Force, which was created shortly after the nine-day walkout. For most people who stood on picket lines in frigid temperatures last year, the cost for PEIA was their number one concern.  Premiums have been increasing to the point where people are quitting the teaching profession and leaving the state on a larger scale than anywhere else in the country. Last year, most people involved in the strike suggested that the legislature help fund PEIA by passing an increase in the severance tax on natural gas.  The governor and most legislators of both parties have financial ties to energy resource extraction industries. Education workers also know that the state’s pro-Trump, Republican-led Senate and House are preparing to bring back anti-union bills defeated during the strike. These bills include promoting charter schools, offering school vouchers for students attending them, and stripping away seniority rights and elimination of payroll deductions for union dues.New enemy in the struggleDuring last year’s walkout, the two people who were hated the most were Gov. Jim Justice and Senate President Mitch Carmichael.  Carmichael is a former CEO of Frontier Communications, whose workers went on strike at the end of the education workers’ strike. In early December of 2018, Carmichael personally appointed Sen. Patricia Rucker to become chair of the Senate Education Committee, replacing a more “moderate” Republican who actually had a background in public education. Union leaders immediately spoke out in disgust and concern.  Rucker is an open proponent of homeschooling, charter schools and “faith”-based curriculum. She is also an ardent opponent of vaccinations and a denier of global climate change.Born Patricia Elena Puertas in Caracas, Venezuela, Rucker grew up in Montgomery County, Md. She spent most of her political career serving the interests of white male supremacy in spite of her Latinx heritage.  She was an active member of the racist Tea Party movement in 2008. She and her family moved to Jefferson County, W.V., to — in her own words — be “refugees from socialist Montgomery County.” (The Federalist, Feb. 14, 2017) In addition to being anti-union and anti-public education, Rucker is actively anti-communist. Despite having nothing but animosity toward the Bolivarian Revolution, she still travels to Venezuela every couple of years and is an open sympathizer with the violent right-wing opposition. As a traditional Catholic who refuses to acknowledge the current papacy, Rucker is closely affiliated with anti-choice extremists and loosely associated with the anti-Semitic “Radical Traditionalist Catholic” movement.  As the new chair of the Senate Education Committee, Rucker will have enormous authority about the direction of legislation regarding public education. Rank-and-file led actionThe Jan. 10 walk-ins were organized by rank-and-file activist members of the American Federation of Teachers-WV, West Virginia Education Association and the West Virginia Service Personnel Association, which call themselves the United Caucus. Walk-ins did not occur at every school, but in places where they did not, the staff wore red.  While state union leaders did not initiate the walk-ins, they all expressed support for their members.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thislast_img read more

Chances for a New Farm Bill Remain

first_imgHome News Feed Chances for a New Farm Bill Remain Chances for a New Farm Bill Remain [audio:https://www.hoosieragtoday.com//wp-content/uploads//2012/12/farm-billwrap.mp3|titles=Chances for a New Farm Bill Remain] Facebook Twitter If Congress does not pass a new Farm Bill, Bechdol says it needs to take action to prevent farm programs from reverting to programs from the 1930s. “We at least have to take action to procedurally suspend those old programs or we will get parts of old farm programs that are not applicable today,” she stated.  In addition, if no new Farm Bill is adopted or extension put in place, funding must be authorized for some key dairy programs which will  run out of money at the end of the year. If Congress and the White House do not reach a comprise on the large budget issue, sequestration will kick in, cutting $110 billion out of the federal budget for each of the next 10 years. Bechdol says, if that happens, some farm programs will be impacted, “Agricultural research would be, foreign market development that is important to our exports would be cut, some conservation programs would be cut, and it is likely some of the funding for crop insurance would be cut.” Bechdol, Director of Agribusiness Strategies for Ice Miller, admitted to a great deal of frustration over the political impasse and lack of compromise in Washington.  Yet, she remains optimistic, “There is just too much at stake to give up.” She said the House and Senate Ag Committee leadership along with farm and commodity groups have done their homework and have put in the time to make a Farm Bill happen, if Congressional leadership and the White House can find a way to come together on the key budget issues. When asked if a new Farm Bill could be passed in 2013 with a new Congress, again she said a lot of the work has already been done, so it would be possible. Previous articleAmerican Ethanol Celebrates Rookie of the Year AwardNext articleASA, Allied Farm Groups Meet with Hoyer to Press for Farm Bill Gary Truitt By Gary Truitt – Dec 5, 2012 Beth BechdolA gathering of Indiana’s top farmers and agribusiness leaders took place in Indianapolis on Wednesday and was sponsored by Ice Miller, LLP.  The meeting focused on the future of agriculture, including farm policy.  Beth Bechdol, with Ice Miller, feels there has been some movement on a farm bill compromise; and she is optimistic a new 5 year bill can still be adopted. In an exclusive interview with HAT, she said there are signs a compromise on the commodity title is in the works between House and Senate leaders, “Senator Pat Roberts has indicated he would be willing to accept a commodity title that contained options for both a target price and shallow loss approach in the commodity programs.” The Senate-passed Farm Bill contained a shallow loss revenue program, while the House Ag Committee version favored a target price approach, supported by southern state lawmakers. “That means the only remaining issue is the amount of funding for the nutrition programs,” said Bechdol. She added that if Congressional leaders and the White House can agree on the larger budget issues, the Farm Bill could be passed as part of a comprehensive package. SHARE SHARE The Agribusiness Update Summit featured presentations by Brent Gloy, director of the Commercial Agriculture Center at Purdue; Kip Tom, of Tom Farms in Kosciusko County; and Jim Schutz, of Open Prairie Ventures of Effingham, IL. The presentations dealt with the future of agriculture and how technology, innovation, and policy will impact Midwestern agriculture. Facebook Twitterlast_img read more