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Oil majors curb the FTSE 100 despite solid corporate news

first_img Show Comments ▼ BRITAIN’S top share index fell yesterday, hurt by Royal Dutch Shell as the oil major’s results were met with disappointment, while drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline rose after it decided to push ahead with a buyback programme.The FTSE 100 shed 16.73 points, or 0.3 per cent, to 5,983.34, after closing 0.7 per cent higher on Wednesday.The FTSE 250 also lost out, shedding 30.83 points, or 0.26 per cent, to close at 11,575.83. “People are waiting for a significant break and close above [the 6,000 level] for the market to push on,” said Yusuf Heusen, senior sales trader at IG Index.Heusen argued that major impediments to the index’s progress yesterday were Shell after its results and BP on uncertainty surrounding its planned Arctic exploration partnership with Rosneft, Russia’s state oil group.Share price declines from Royal Dutch Shell’s A and B shares and BP knocked a total of 24 points off the UK blue chip index.Shell’s A shares fell three per cent after the firm posted weak refining and downstream results, as an oil price fuelled rebound in its fourth-quarter profit fell short of expectations.BP, whose own results undershot forecasts earlier in the week, fell 2.1 per cent on the increasing concern surrounding its Russian deal, as peer BG Group, due to report next Tuesday, also slipped 1.9 per cent.GlaxoSmithKline, up 3.6 per cent, helped curb the FTSE 100’s decline.Britain’s biggest drugmaker said it would start buying back shares again in 2011, demonstrating confidence it has turned the corner following massive legal bills, as it posted quarterly results which were viewed as broadly in-line.BT Group also provided support, adding 3.6 per cent, after the telecoms provider reported third-quarter results which Prime Markets described as “excellent”.“[We] view the post Christmas dip as a window of opportunity to pick up the shares before they once again begin their seemingly inevitable upward trajectory for 2011,” it said in a note.Aggreko added 4.9 per cent, the top FTSE 100 riser, after Bank of America Merrill Lynch upgraded its rating for the temporary power supplier to “buy” from “neutral” citing valuation grounds.Intercontinental Hotels was also among the top risers, up 2.9 per cent, while most of the travel and leisure sector fell. Analysts said concerns that the uprising in Egypt could spread across the region also weighed on investor sentiment.“For as long as [the situation in Egypt] continues, the markets will be a little bit nervous,” Angus Campbell, head of sales at Capital Spreads, said.“Western economies are very reliant on their major export, which is oil of course, but also there are a number of important business relationships we have with that part of the world.” Better-than-expected readings of US economic growth were not enough to dislodge fears about Egypt, where gunmen fired on anti-government protesters in Cairo.Data released yesterday showed that the US services sector grew in January at its fastest pace since August 2005, and initial claims in the latest week for state unemployment benefits fell more than had been expected. Tags: NULL KCS-content Thursday 3 February 2011 7:21 pm whatsappcenter_img Share whatsapp Oil majors curb the FTSE 100 despite solid corporate news last_img read more

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MPC remains split on interest rate

first_img whatsapp Since then the consumer prices index (CPI) inflation fell in the month to four per cent, from 4.4 per cent in February.Bank chief economist Mr Dale and external MPC member Martin Weale both again voted for a rise in rates to 0.75 per cent.Andrew Sentance maintained his call for an increase to one per cent.Adam Posen once again called for an additional £50bn of quantitative easing. Read This NextRicky Schroder Calls Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl ‘Ignorant Punk’ forThe WrapCNN’s Brian Stelter Draws Criticism for Asking Jen Psaki: ‘What Does theThe WrapPink Floyd’s Roger Waters Denies Zuckerberg’s Request to Use Song in Ad:The WrapDid Donald Trump Wear His Pants Backwards? Kriss Kross Memes Have AlreadyThe Wrap2 HFPA Members Resign Citing a Culture of ‘Corruption and Verbal Abuse’The Wrap’Small Axe’: Behind the Music Everyone Grooved On in Steve McQueen’sThe WrapHarvey Weinstein to Be Extradited to California to Face Sexual AssaultThe Wrap’Black Widow’ First Reactions: ‘This Is Like the MCU’s Bond Movie’The Wrap’The View’: Meghan McCain Calls VP Kamala Harris a ‘Moron’ for BorderThe Wrap Share Bank of England policymakers voted six to three in favour of keeping rates on hold at a record low of 0.5 per cent this month, according to minutes of April’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC).It is the third month in a row that three members voted for a rise.The MPC said the inflation outlook had not changed enough to change their view. whatsapp MPC remains split on interest rate center_img Tags: NULL Show Comments ▼ John Dunne Wednesday 20 April 2011 4:59 am last_img read more

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Air Mauritius Ltd (AIRM.mu) 2016 Annual Report

first_imgAir Mauritius Ltd (AIRM.mu) listed on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius under the Transport sector has released it’s 2016 annual report.For more information about Air Mauritius Ltd (AIRM.mu) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Air Mauritius Ltd (AIRM.mu) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Air Mauritius Ltd (AIRM.mu)  2016 annual report.Company ProfileAir Mauritius Limited is an international airline that operates in the Indian ocean region. The airline and its subsidiaries deal in the carriage of passengers and cargo. The company also operates a hotel in Rodrigues as well as an investment property for rentals. Air Mauritius runs its business from two segments, the aircraft operations segment and the ground operations segment. The company is listed on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius.last_img read more

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Q&A: Bishop Suffragan Barbara Harris says, ‘people have got to…

first_img June 12, 2017 at 10:36 pm Happy Birthday, Bishop Barbara. You look awesome. I remember when you came to Epiphany and played the piano while we sang music from Let Every Voice–you were amazing and I will always remember that. Press Release Service Now-retired Massachusetts Bishop Suffragan Barbara Harris, left, helped ordain and consecrate the Rt. Rev. Jennifer Baskerville-Burrows on April 29 in Indianapolis when the latter became the first black female diocesan bishop in the Episcopal Church. Harris became the first woman bishop in the Anglican Communion in 1989. Photo: Miguel Hampton/Diocese of Indianapolis[Episcopal News Service] Now-retired Massachusetts Bishop Suffragan Barbara Harris’ historic ordained ministry has always included advocacy for the full inclusion of all people in the life of the Episcopal Church.Harris began making history with that advocacy as a lay woman on July 29, 1974. She lifted high the cross as crucifer during a service at Church of the Advocate in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, when 11 women deacons and four bishops broke the then-existing prohibition against the ordination of women to the priesthood of the Episcopal and Anglican Churches. (Women had been allowed to be deacons in the church since 1889. They were known as deaconesses until 1970.)At General Convention in 1976, the Episcopal Church resolved the rebellion that began with the Philadelphia 11 and agreed to allow women to become priests and bishops.Harris was ordained a deacon in 1979 and in October 1980, became a priest.The former public relations executive made her largest mark on church history in 1989 when she became the first female bishop in the Anglican Communion. Her election and subsequent ordination and consecration prompted rejoicing but also brought obscenities, death threats and the departure of some Episcopalians from the Church.In April, 28 years and 266 Episcopal Church bishops later, Harris helped ordain and consecrate the Rt. Rev. Jennifer Baskerville-Burrows as the first black female bishop diocesan in the Episcopal Church.Now as the Church considers how to encourage a more diverse House of Bishops, Harris spoke to Episcopal News Service about why the house is still mostly male and white.You were there April 29 when Jennifer Baskerville-Burrows made history by becoming the Episcopal Church’s first black female diocesan bishop. What did that mean to you?I thought it represented a milestone in the Church, particularly for black women. One of the things that impressed me was the strong presence of black women clergy from around the country who were there to support and celebrate on that occasion. I was very moved by the whole day, that whole weekend.Bishop Barbara HarrisAge: 87 (on June 12, 2017)Born: Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaEducation: Attended Villanova University and the Urban Theology Unit in Sheffield, England, and also graduated from the Pennsylvania Foundation for Pastoral Counseling. Work and activism: Harris worked in public relations before ordination and was active in the civil rights movement, including the march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama. From 1980-84, she was priest-in-charge at St. Augustine of Hippo Church, Morristown, Pennsylvania. She was also a prison chaplain. In 1984, she became executive director of Episcopal Church Publishing Co., publisher of The Witness, which advocated peace and justice ministries in the Church. She was an associate at Church of the Advocate in Philadelphia, which sponsored her for ordination, from 1984 until 1988 when she was appointed interim-in-charge.During your nearly 38 years of ordained ministry, what sort of changes have you seen in Episcopalians’ attitudes toward women and people of color in church leadership positions?Certainly, there has been some change with the election and consecration of several women, including just three black women, as bishops. I have regretted that more women have not been elected as bishops, but I think some of that is that some women are reluctant to offer themselves in the process of election.Why do you think that is?I think there is still some resistance to women in the episcopate. I do not think that the Church is as open as people might think it is.Who ought to be responsible for changing those attitudes?I think it lies with all of us in the Church to be more open to women and to gay and lesbian people, to people of color. I don’t think this Church is as open sexually and racially as people tend to think it is.What should dioceses consider when searching for and nominating candidates for bishop?When they begin the search process and form a search committee, and develop their profiles and criteria for the office, they ought to expand their thinking about the role and what kind of person with what kind of experience should be considered. Usually a search committee has a consultant, and I think the people who serve as consultants to search committees ought to encourage a broadening of perspective on the profile.How should the laity and clergy who elect bishops discern their choice?They don’t really discern their choice until the walkabouts occur. They need to be exposed a broad spectrum of candidates or nominees.What advice do you have for women and people of color about discerning a call to the episcopacy?I think people need to examine themselves very carefully and be open to a call to a broader dimension of ministry as represented by the episcopacy. I think a lot of women and people of color are reluctant to do that. Historical rejection has a large part to play in that. People conclude: “Why should I put myself through that process that isn’t going to lead to anything?” When I was asked to allow my name to go into the process here in Massachusetts, I said to myself, well, nothing will come of this but people ought to at least have the opportunity to consider it. Particularly as I did the walkabouts, which we then called “the dog-and-pony show,” I said to myself, I am never going to see these people again in life so I might as well say exactly what is on my mind. I did, and look what it got me. People said to me after the election: “You were the nominee who gave us honest answers and did not tell us what you thought we wanted to hear.”Do people of color and women and LGBT folks get nominated as tokens so that dioceses can check off a box labeled “diversity”?I think that happens a lot. [That makes a decision to participate in a particular election harder.] People don’t want to allow their names to go forward in a process because they may be asked to allow their name to go forward someplace else, and if you participate in too many episcopal elections without being elected, then you become kind of soiled goods. People have a tendency to say: “Oh, well, she’s been in three episcopal elections and didn’t make it.” I think people need to look very carefully at the diocese in which they may be asked to let their name be considered, and if it looks totally hopeless, then, given the makeup of the diocese and their operation — not just their history but their current focus — people need to consider that very carefully. Search committees also have to be aware of the climate of their dioceses.Now-retired Massachusetts Bishop Suffragan Barbara Harris, lower right, stands next to Archbishop Desmond Tutu in a window in the African Episcopal Church of St. Thomas in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, that honors black saints and black bishops past and present. Photo: Mary Frances Schjonberg/Episcopal News ServiceYou did not have a quiet episcopacy, at least at the start when you became a new focal point of the debate about women’s ordination, especially as bishops. If you had the choice to go back, and knowing what you know now, would you still do it?I think I might have on the same basis that I made the decision back then that they ought to at least have the opportunity to consider it, whether it goes anyplace or not. I think I would make the same decision. I think it was the right decision despite some of the ugliness associated with the outcome. All in all, it’s been a good ministry for me. I’m editing the manuscript for a book I am doing. I open each chapter with a verse either from a hymn or spiritual. The last chapter will open with a gospel hymn: “I don’t feel no ways tired. I’ve come too far from where I started from. Nobody told me the road would be easy, but I don’t believe he brought me this far to leave me.” That’s the way I would sum up my ministry.Is there anything else about this subject of diversity in the House of Bishops that you would like to say?I think more women and more people of color, not just African-Americans, but more people of color ought to have the courage to make it known that they are open to being considered. Now I know that’s asking a lot, but people have got to live boldly. That’s what ministry in any capacity, lay or ordained, is all about.A more detailed biography of Harris is here.– The Rev. Mary Frances Schjonberg is senior editor and reporter for the Episcopal News Service. This interview was lightly edited for clarity and condensed. Remember Holy Land Christians on Jerusalem Sunday, June 20 American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem Ethnic Ministries, Comments (5) Rector Smithfield, NC June 13, 2017 at 9:27 am Happy Birthday, Barbara. I am looking forward to seeing your new book. Becky In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 June 12, 2017 at 8:58 pm Happy Birthday Bishop Barbara!So happy you a part of my family’s life.Pamela Pleasants, Youssef and Zaki Alaoui Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 Shirley Hutchins says: The Church Investment Group Commends the Taskforce on the Theology of Money on its report, The Theology of Money and Investing as Doing Theology Church Investment Group Seminary of the Southwest announces appointment of two new full time faculty members Seminary of the Southwest Tags Submit an Event Listing Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis Submit a Press Release Director of Music Morristown, NJ Q&A: Bishop Suffragan Barbara Harris says, ‘people have got to live boldly’ Harris continues her calls for greater diversity in Episcopal Church Rector Pittsburgh, PA Rector Albany, NY Rector Tampa, FL Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET Women’s Ministry Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Hires Reverend Kevin W. 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Mary Ellen and I send our love.+Nathan Baxter Rebecca A. Alden says: Rector Knoxville, TN Rector Shreveport, LA Featured Events Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR Rector Hopkinsville, KY Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH By Mary Frances SchjonbergPosted Jun 12, 2017 Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY Rector Belleville, IL Pamela Pleasants says: Comments are closed. Rector Martinsville, VA June 12, 2017 at 3:07 pm Barbara is one special, priest and bishop.Knew her in Philadelphia and she was the only lady then that would help the women in prison.I admire her greatly. I was grateful that Barbara spoke at my husband’s ( The very Rev. Frederick Powers) funeral. We have been blessed by having her as a Bishop.Happy Birthday Barbara!Love & Prayers, Joan Powers Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI Youth Minister Lorton, VA nathan baxter says: Rector Bath, NC Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA Submit a Job Listing Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS Bishop Diocesan Springfield, ILlast_img read more

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Surveillance tech will be big for reopenings. Can it keep privacy…

first_img Splendid! Your very own commitment to getting the message throughout came to be rather powerful and have consistently enabled employees just like me to arrive at their desired goals. From The Hustle 918Kiss APK Free webinar for job seekers on best interview answers, hosted by Goodwill June 11 The Anatomy of Fear September 8, 2020 at 2:23 am Please enter your name here September 21, 2020 at 11:10 pm How extraordinary. I have to voice my passion for your kindness giving support to those people that should have guidance on this important matter. Reply Rock on! Your good knowledge and kindness in playing with all the pieces were very useful. I don’t know what I would have done if I had not encountered such a step like this. Reply You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here TAGSBusinessCOVID-19SurveillanceTechnologyThe HustleThermal-imaging Cameras Previous articleFrom living in her car to becoming a homeowner in Apopka: Congratulations Toneisha!Next articleApopka Police Department Arrest Report Denise Connell RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR 918Kiss Download 918Kiss, Reply LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply Please enter your comment! October 5, 2020 at 8:26 am Support conservation and fish with NEW Florida specialty license plate 918Kiss Download Reply Great work! It’s great to come across a blog every once in a while that isn’t the same out of date rehashed material. Fantastic read. March 18, 2021 at 3:31 am 4 COMMENTS Smile! Whenever society emerges from lockdown, the cameras will be watching.Businesses worldwide are investing in AI-powered thermal cameras and screening stations to keep tabs on the health of their workers and customers.The surveillance hardware could become part of a new normal as governments look for ways to reopen their economies — without un-flattening the dang curve.The other challenge: making sure the heat-checking tech doesn’t light people’s privacy rights on fire.Turns out you can teach an old cam new tricksThermal-imaging cameras — a new spin on the security cams of old — are promising for a few reasons: Companies can monitor multiple people at once. And unlike a chaperone at a middle-school dance, they can enforce keep-your-distance rules from a safe distance.The Washington Post and Reuters found that the market for thermal-imaging tech is running hot — FLIR Systems, a major manufacturer, has seen its stock price soar by 60% in recent weeks.But the market is also a bit of an unregulated Wild West:The Food and Drug Administration said it “does not intend to object” to the use of the technology for initial body-temp measurements.The Equal Opportunity Employment Commission said businesses can take employees’ temperatures — and send them home if they’re showing symptoms.Is a corona diagnosis the new badge of shame?The president of the National Workrights Institute told the Post that being sent home after showing signs of a fever would be like getting “stamped with the scarlet letter.”Privacy advocates worry that unproven systems could cause many false positives. And once employers plug in Big Brother, they may not want to go back — there would be few incentives for companies to put their new toys away after the pandemic fades.Businesses are turning the cams on anywayCity Farmers Market, in Atlanta, tells customers that it’s using cameras for temperature screening at its entrances, and temp-checking kiosks will be key to casinos’ plans to get the poker tables running again. Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.last_img read more

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Cedric Heymans and Colin Slade outstanding trysavers

first_imgSunday Aug 15, 2010 Cedric Heymans and Colin Slade outstanding trysavers Amongst the feast of tries and hard hitting action this weekend, there were two stand out try saving tackles that were much requested following games in both the Top 14 and the ITM Cup. Here’s a double feature as we’ve got both for you.The first clip is a short one of French international winger Cedric Heymans chasing back to make a superb tackle against newly promoted Agen in Toulouse’s opening game of the Top 14 season, a game in which they scored six tries and came out 44-24 winners.Brice Dulin of Agen dashed off down the wing and looked certain to score for his side when Heymans some how caught him and pulled off a miracle tackle as he knocked the ball from his grasp, preventing the try in what was a brilliant piece of play.A few thousand miles away in New Zealand Colin Slade came up with a similar feat after North Harbour’s Ben Botica had broken away from his own 22, stepped the cover, and streaked down field for what was going to be one of the solo efforts of the season.Slade, who seems to get better every time he turns out for his Canterbury side, sprinted back and made a perfectly timed tackle to knock the Harbour flyhalf into touch.Both of them were outstanding efforts, so to avoid a double post, they’ve been included here with the two seperate videos. 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Watch: Reforging the Steelers | Episode 2 | RugbyPass Original Documentary In Episode 2 of Reforging the Steelers, we follow the team through rounds two to four as they try to get their season on track after an opening loss to competition powerhouses Tasman. Shock result: Crusaders left to rue costly errors with win over Rebels not enough for final guarantee In a shock result, the Crusaders have failed to record the requisite winning margin needed over the Rebels to book themselves a spot in the Super Rugby Trans-Tasman final and are now reliant on the Blues dropping the ball against the Force. ‘I deliberately haven’t mentioned it too much this week’: Tim Sampson keeping mum ahead of Blues battle The Western Force aim to play the role of party poopers on Saturday when they take on the ladder-leading Blues at a venue that shall not be named. 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MISS’OPO Guest House / Gustavo Guimarães

first_imgArchitects: Gustavo Guimarães Area Area of this architecture project Projects “COPY” Photographs ArchDaily MISS’OPO Guest House / Gustavo GuimarãesSave this projectSaveMISS’OPO Guest House / Gustavo Guimarães Area:  760 m² Area:  760 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/608264/miss-opo-guest-house-gustavo-guimaraes Clipboard CopyRestaurant, Apartments, Renovation•Porto, Portugal Portugal Save this picture!© Carlos Trancoso, Mariana Lopes+ 29 Share 2012 ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/608264/miss-opo-guest-house-gustavo-guimaraes Clipboard CopyAbout this officeGustavo GuimarãesOfficeFollowProductsSteelConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsHospitality ArchitectureRestaurants & BarsRestaurantResidential ArchitectureHousingApartmentsRefurbishmentRenovationPortoHousingHotels and RestaurantsRefurbishmentResidentialRenovationPortugalPublished on April 06, 2015Cite: “MISS’OPO Guest House / Gustavo Guimarães” 06 Apr 2015. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogSinkshansgroheBathroom Mixers – FocusGlass3MInterior Finishes at U.S. Bank StadiumPartitionsSkyfoldMarkerboard Finish for Folding WallsFiber Cements / CementsSwisspearlFiber Cement Cladding Panels in B66 Business CenterMembranesEffisusFaçade Protection – Breather+Metal PanelsSculptformClick-on Battens in WestConnex M8 JunctionPanels / Prefabricated AssembliesBruagBack-Ventilated Facades – CELLONTiles / Mosaic / GresiteMargresPorcelain Tiles – Linea CosmosGlassDip-TechCeramic Printing for Public TransportationAcousticSchöckStaircase Insulation – Tronsole®Porcelain StonewareApavisaSlabs – Wild ForestBulbs / SpotsAmbiance LumiereLighting – ZetaMore 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 stream Year:  Restaurant “COPY” Year:  photographs:  Carlos Trancoso, Mariana LopesPhotographs:  Carlos Trancoso, Mariana LopesFire Engineering:GPICMew (Mechanical, Elec, Water):Fernanda ValenteContractor:Gustavo Guimarães Lda.Awards:Selected for the 1st edition of “Respect for Architecture” Oporto 2012Client:Miss’OpoDesign Team:Cláudia Reis, Teresa Bento, Miguel Fernandes, Carla CruzCity:PortoCountry:PortugalMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Carlos Trancoso, Mariana LopesRecommended ProductsEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesIsland Exterior FabricatorsCurtain Wall Facade SystemsEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesRodecaRound Facade at Omnisport Arena ApeldoornFiber Cements / CementsApavisaTiles – Nanofusion 7.0MetallicsSculptformClick-on Battens in Ivanhoe ApartmentsText description provided by the architects. Love is an act of construction.MISS’OPO is born from the desire to transport the Joy of intimacy to a more comprehensive life project, one of a public nature. The Programme, six apartments, a restaurant space, a foyer/shop/gallery, a multipurpose space and technical areas are distributed throughout the building as if rooms in an old house.Save this picture!AxonometricThe apartments are the bedrooms, the bar the kitchen, the dining room the garden, the foyer/shop/gallery the lounge, and so on. The Aura of the Home, of Shelter, was built, giving back to the building its original function, that of habitation. Alongside this, we have also respected and integrated its more recent period, extolling its raw and industrial character, a present reminder of the textile unit which was dramatically implemented in the 1970s.Save this picture!© Carlos Trancoso, Mariana LopesRestoration as respect for history, reinterpreting its content, was the theme we were interested in exploring. This process of conception-construction took up all our energies for two years of our lives. In the frenzy of the new, while we built and filled the House, we emptied the other one.Save this picture!© Carlos Trancoso, Mariana LopesProject gallerySee allShow lessDavid Chipperfield’s First Residential Project in New York to be Built at Bryant ParkArchitecture NewsThese Maps Reveal Just How Disjointed Many US Bike Lanes AreArchitecture NewsProject locationAddress:Porto, PortugalLocation to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address. Share 2012 MISS’OPO Guest House / Gustavo Guimarãeslast_img read more

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Loft Panzerhalle / smartvoll

first_imgArchDaily ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/866822/loft-panzerhalle-smartvoll-architekten-zt-kg Clipboard Products used in this ProjectHome AppliancesGIRAHome station video Plus – Door communicationComfortGIRAGira KNX system – Home automationSwitchesGIRAGira E2 – SwitchesProject Team:Olya Sendetska, Tobias Colz, Simona SlavovaArchitects In Charge:Philipp Buxbaum, Christian KircherCity:SalzburgCountry:AustriaMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Tobias ColzText description provided by the architects. 2013, architects of smartvoll came out as winners at the internationally advertised contest for the loft in the Panzerhalle. Their design captivates through specific, spatial dramaturgy. On 350 square meters and two storeys, the classic idea of a “loft” is noticeable, yet is being reinterpreted in many regards. „I never play with the façade, I do not live there“, said Adolf Loos. As Loos has concerned himself with definitions of space, smartvoll does the same, more than 100 years later. A special focus lies on the exhaustion of materials and of what is technologically possible. Architecture unfolds on the inside. The room- and material-concept develops the encountered and retains the established. Smoothed and waxed concrete is one of the decisive materials for shaping the interior. Save this picture!© Tobias Colz“We wanted to revitalise the space’s original charm. Magnanimity and a spatial experience of both storeys were priorities. In all dimensions.”The space is not only being preserved, but it is being enriched by completely new qualities. In order to ensure consistent brightness everywhere, smartvoll decided to forgo typical galleries and to basically leave the upper ribbon window free. Bedroom, bathroom and guestroom are distributed throughout the space, as separate bodies. The epicenter of the room is the kitchen – a seven-meter-long block. The whole composition is rounded off by a concrete sculpture, or stair sculpture, which not only opens up all rooms, but also appears to be carrying them. Save this picture!Plans“Through the stair sculpture, which spans across the rooms, you do not see the way between the levels as a vertical, functional connection, but rather as an electric spatial experience.”Save this picture!© Tobias ColzIncidentally, the sculpture divides the room, creates a roof over the kitchen, recesses and elevations and therefore allows you to stay in motion – and to see everything from everywhere. The same applies to the glass shower, which protrudes from the fully glazed bathing block at a height of five meters. James-Bond décor like this can be found all over. The absolute highlight, albeit being a bit hidden, is the wellness area. Fireplace included. Save this picture!© Tobias ColzThe stairs are an architecture within the architecture. Concreted in-house, the engineering is being exhausted in all respects. A tender object with minimal dimensions, but tremendous spatial impact. Something that does not allow for competition: Besides the concrete, only subtle, semi-transparent materials are being used, such as Profilit, to separate the guest area, curtains for the bedroom or integrated furniture, like a hanging steel shelf. Every other piece of furniture seems to be integrated into the construction. An unalterable picture, which celebrates only free space.Save this picture!© Tobias Colz“Connections of space and view are being held intact marvelously and the room is not being cut into different bodies, but can be experienced perfectly with its impressive height of eight meters.”Save this picture!© Tobias ColzSave this picture!© Tobias ColzAt the lower level, the room is connected to two balconies. However, even this façade aligns itself with the carriers of the concrete sculpture in the slant; the balconies look like additional alcoves of the overall concept. They feature a contemplative zen-garden, including a grassy knoll, a tree jasmine and a classic relax-terrace.Save this picture!© Tobias ColzProject gallerySee allShow lessParking Garage Cliniques Universitaires Saint-Luc / de Jong Gortemaker Algra + Modul…Selected ProjectsGrid / APOLLO Architects & AssociatesSelected ProjectsProject locationAddress:Salzburg, AustriaLocation to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address. Share Photographs Loft Panzerhalle / smartvoll Loft Panzerhalle / smartvollSave this projectSaveLoft Panzerhalle / smartvoll CopyLoft•Salzburg, Austria Loft Projects “COPY” Architects: smartvoll Area Area of this architecture project Year:  Photographs:  Tobias Colz Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project 2015 Manufacturers: GIRA, Keuco, Mutina, Acor Products translation missing: en-US.post.svg.material_description Save this picture!© Tobias Colz+ 26 Share CopyAbout this officesmartvollOfficeFollowProductsConcreteBrick#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousingLoftSalzburgAustriaPublished on March 21, 2017Cite: “Loft Panzerhalle / smartvoll” 21 Mar 2017. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. 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Cancer Research UK Race for Life at Good Bites

first_imgCancer Research UK Race for Life at Good Bites  25 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis A presentation at The Good Agency’s Good Bites series of breakfast briefings in London, October 2012. Howard Lake | 30 October 2012 | News AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThiscenter_img Tagged with: Events The Good Agency Advertisement 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.last_img read more

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Irish parliamentarian calls for openness on street collection costs

first_imgIrish parliamentarian calls for openness on street collection costs 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. Tagged with: face-to-face Ireland Law / policy Howard Lake | 21 February 2014 | News The public should not have to ‘drag out’ of charity street direct debit collectors what they are paid, a TD has told the Irish Dáil.Patrick O’Donovan asked that charities in receipt of state funding in particular should be required to explain their costs from the outset. He said that, on almost any urban street in Ireland, you can encounter a face-to-face fundraiser or representative of an organisation funded by Irish Aid with a clipboard and “you have to drag out of them what percentage of the money winds up sinking the bore hole in Uganda”.He called on Minister of State Joe Costello to encourage agencies to “level with” the people they stop on the street about “the percentage the collector gets, the percentage the NGO gets for administration and the percentage the person in the developing country benefits from”.According to the Irish Times, Mr O’Donovan raised the issue during questions on foreign affairs. He wanted to receive Government assurances that the salaries paid to senior executives in organisations working overseas and funded by Irish Aid were not ‘topped up’.His comments follow the revelation that Angela Kerins, chief executive of Rehab, which operates services for people in disability in Ireland, the UK and Poland, has a total remuneration package of €272,000.Next week the Dail Public Accounts Committee will hold further hearings on charity salaries.center_img  28 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Photo: transparent euro sign by Kostsov on Shutterstock.com AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThislast_img read more

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