Rugby World Cup 2011: Italy’s Coach – Nick Mallet

first_imgOr click here if you prefer a digital version of the magazineAnd if you’d like 50% off a subscription to Rugby World Magazine click here Nick Vivian Haward MallettAge 54 (30 October 1956)Birthplace Haileybury, EnglandCoaching history Boland, South Africa, Stade FrançaisRecord as Italy coach (February 2008-present)P36 W6 L30With this being the last time in charge of Italy, he’ll want to leave on a high!Italy have made clear progress under Nick Mallett – and he will want to bow out with a bang, says Gavin MortimerThe stats suggest Nick Mallett’s time in charge of Italy has yielded little success: six wins in 36 matches and just three victories in 20 Six Nations outings – two of those against the Scots. Yet the third of those Six Nations triumphs will ensure Mallett’s place in Italian folklore – the 22-21 defeat of reigning Grand Slam champions France in Rome in March. It was a victory built on bloody-mindedness and self-belief, two traits that in the past ten years have hardly characterised Italian rugby.Yet Mallett’s reward for beating France was to be told by the Italian federation that his services won’t be required once his contract expires at the end of the World Cup. The powers-that-be feel he’s taken the side as far as he can during his four-year tenure; a fresh approach is needed and Perpignan’s Jacques Brunel will take over, so it’s arrivederci as far as Mallett is concerned – regardless of how the Azzurri perform in New Zealand.It’s a decision one suspects won’t sit well with the players, certainly not captain Sergio Parisse, who said of Mallett in the aftermath of the French success: “I want to dedicate this victory to him… he’s the only coach who believed in us.” Mallett has a habit of instilling self-belief in his players, no surprise since he’s not short of the stuff himself.Born 54 years ago above the music room at Haileybury College in England, Mallett was still in nappies when his family emigrated to Zimbabwe (then Rhodesia) where his father took up a teaching appointment. Seven years later the Malletts moved to South Africa and he considers himself a native of that land.Mallett returned to England in the 1970s to read history at Oxford University – and to escape the apartheid policy of the South African government – and won a double blue in rugby and  cricket. In 1984 he also earned two Springbok caps at No 8, but it’s as a coach that Mallett has touched greatness in the rugby world.Having started out with Boland, a provincial side in South Africa, Mallett became the assistant Springboks coach in 1996 and the following year took on the top job. In the next three years he transformed the South Africa side from an unimaginative and predictable outfit to one that was able to mix flair with ferocity. Between August 1997 and December 1998 the Springboks won 17 matches on the bounce, a winning streak to equal that of the All Blacks of the late 1960s.Despite his record of 27 wins in 38 Tests – a 71% success rate that is surpassed in Springboks history only by Kitch Christie – Mallett resigned in 2000 after comments he madeabout exorbitant ticket prices caused a falling-out with the South African board.For the next four years he coached Stade Français, taking them to the 2001 Heineken Cup final and bringing the French title to Paris twice. He returned to the Test arena in 2007, taking over from Pierre Berbizier to become Italy’s coach in the aftermath of the World Cup. At the time Mallett said: “Trying to make Italy competitive and hopefully successful is as big a challenge as I’ve ever had as a coach.” NORTHAMPTON, ENGLAND – JUNE 04: Nick Mallett the coach of the senior Italian team looks on during the Churchill Cup between Italy and Canada at Franklin’s Gardens on June 4, 2011 in Northampton, England. (Photo by Mark Thompson/Getty Images) It was a challenge, but one he tackled with characteristic boldness. He began to ‘Italianise’ the squad, opting for home-grown players over Kiwis with a long-lost relative from Rovigo. Not all of Mallett’s ideas bore fruit – will Mauro Bergamasco ever forgive him for moving him from flanker to scrum-half against England in their 2009 Six Nations clash? – but he did indeed make Italy more competitive.There might have been only six wins in Mallett’s four-year tenure, but Italy became a tough nut to crack at home.In 2009 they held New Zealand to 20-6 in Milan. In the following year’s Six Nations England almost came a cropper, their 17-12 victory a foretaste of things to come for Ireland and Wales this year, as the Celtic teams scraped home 13-11 and 24-16 respectively.Against France, Italy went one better, showing they had the mindset to close out tight games. “It’s one of my proudest moments as a coach,” said Mallett. “But the joy has been about improving a side.”The pressure is off Mallett at this year’s World Cup in New Zealand. Whether they manage to progress beyond the pool stage or not, he’s heading for the door – but the man born above a music room will want to go out on a high note.This article appeared in Part 1 of our Rugby World Cup Supplement.To get a copy of the supplement contact [email protected] LATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALSlast_img read more

RIP: Former Diocese of Georgia Bishop Harry Woolston Shipps

first_imgRIP: Former Diocese of Georgia Bishop Harry Woolston Shipps Posted Nov 17, 2016 Submit a Press Release Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET Rector Martinsville, VA Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ Rector Hopkinsville, KY Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI People Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET Associate Rector Columbus, GA Remember Holy Land Christians on Jerusalem Sunday, June 20 American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem Rector Shreveport, LA Director of Music Morristown, NJ Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA Tags Submit a Job Listing This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 Rector Tampa, FL Rector Washington, DC [Diocese of Georgia] The Diocese of Georgia mourns the death of the Rt. Rev. Harry Woolston Shipps, the eighth bishop of Georgia (1983-1994). He died the morning of Nov. 17 with his beloved wife, Louise, by his side. A Requiem Eucharist for Shipps will be held at the Collegiate Church of St. Paul the Apostle in Savannah, Georgia, on Nov. 22  at 11 a.m.The Rt. Rev. Scott Anson Benhase, the 10th bishop of Georgia, said of Shipps: “He was a man of great character and purpose, always ready to listen and offer good counsel. He was enormously helpful to me as one who had sat in the chair I now occupy. I could always count on him to give me perspective and needed humor on the Office of Bishop. He was a great leader of this diocese because he loved God’s people so much. He was quite simply and humbly, a disciple of Jesus.”Born on Jan. 28, 1926, in Bordentown, New Jersey,  Shipps attended Bordentown High School, Bordentown Military Institute, and the New York State Maritime Academy. On Jan. 9, 1946, he was commissioned as an officer in the U.S. Navy and the U.S. Maritime Service. He sailed on a troop ship, then with Grace Line Steamship Company, until called to active duty in the Navy during the Korean War. He was assigned to a Naval facility in Savannah, then to shipboard duty in the North Atlantic. He married the former Louise Huntington in 1953.Following his discharge from active duty, he attended the School of Theology, University of the South, as a postulant sponsored by the Collegiate Church of St. Paul the Apostle in Savannah. Ordained a deacon in 1958 and a priest in January 1959 by Bishop Albert Rhett Stuart, he was first assigned by Stuart as vicar of St. Mark’s Church in Albany. Later, he served parishes in Savannah and Augusta. Prior to his election as bishop, he served the diocese as diocesan secretary, editor of the diocesan newspaper, member of Diocesan Council, president of the Standing Committee, and as a deputy to three General Conventions. He was rector of St. Alban’s, Augusta and the dean of the Augusta Convocation when he was elected bishop coadjutor on Sept. 15, 1983, and consecrated on Jan. 6, 1984. He became the diocesan bishop in 1985 upon the retirement of Bishop Paul Reeves.Initially opposed to the ordination of women to the priesthood, primarily on the grounds that it would impair ecumenical relations with the Roman Catholic Church, Shipps early in his episcopate instituted a listening process to hear the diverse diocesan positions on the ordination of women, which the Episcopal Church permitted after its 1976 General Convention. Marking a change in his previous position, he initiated a process leading to women’s ordination in the diocese. Susan Harrison of Savannah was ordained to the diaconate in September 1985. Sonia Sullivan of Valdosta was later accepted as a postulant for the priesthood and ordained.Shipps and fellow ecumenist, the Most Rev. Raymond W. Lessard, Roman Catholic bishop of Savannah, held several joint clergy conferences with noted speakers from both churches. This led to a covenant between the two dioceses calling for a number of mutual ministries and responsibilities.During Shipps’ tenure as diocesan bishop, the Diocese of Georgia made headlines when a former Assembly of God minister, Stan White, led his entire congregation to join the Episcopal Church becoming the congregation of Christ the King in Valdosta.Under Shipps’ leadership, a capital campaign raised $1.1 million. These funds enabled the diocese through matching fund grants to double the number of lodge rooms at Honey Creek Conference Center, build church buildings for Atonement, Augusta; Holy Cross, Thomson; Trinity, Statesboro; St. Elizabeth’s, Richmond Hill; and Grace, Sandersville. Land was also purchased in Effingham County and Columbia County.In 1994 the diocese reported 17,197 baptized persons. Shipps’ reported in his convention address that year that the diocese had the second highest average Sunday attendance (relative to its baptized membership) of all the dioceses in the U.S. and that its stewardship average per household was also second highest in the Church.After his retirement as bishop of Georgia in 1995, Shipps served as assistant bishop of the Diocese of Dallas for four years.He and Louise, a gifted icon writer, artist, and teacher, have four children: Ruth Shipps, Susan Anderson (Daniel), Rebecca Eidson (Gary), and David Shipps (Sydney); seven grandchildren: Carol Lewis; Katie Lucas (Jordan), Spencer McGuire, Kristin Campbell (Richard), Joshua Anderson (Cami), Hunter Eidson, Abigail Shipps and David Shipps Jr.; and three great-grandchildren: Lucas Campbell, Riley Campbell and Oliver Lucas.Gifts in memory of Shipps should be made out to the Diocese of Georgia. 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VanHook, II as Executive Director Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS Submit an Event Listing Rector Smithfield, NC Rector Collierville, TN Obituary, Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC center_img Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AK The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group 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 Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI Seminary of the Southwest announces appointment of two new full time faculty members Seminary of the Southwest Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA Rector Pittsburgh, PA Rector Belleville, IL Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT Curate Diocese of Nebraska Course Director Jerusalem, Israel Featured Jobs & Calls Featured Events TryTank Experimental Lab and York St. John University of England Launch Survey to Study the Impact of Covid-19 on the Episcopal Church TryTank Experimental Lab Cathedral Dean Boise, ID Rector Bath, NC New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books Youth Minister Lorton, VA In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 Press Release Service Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA Rector Albany, NY Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME Rector Knoxville, TN Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET last_img read more

Maff Studio / RDKA | Architecture Research Urbanism

first_img Photographs Maff Studio / RDKA | Architecture Research UrbanismSave this projectSaveMaff Studio / RDKA | Architecture Research Urbanism Penthouse The Netherlands Year:  Maff Studio / RDKA | Architecture Research Urbanism “COPY” ArchDaily CopyAbout this officeRDKA | Architecture Research UrbanismOfficeFollowProductConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousingPenthouseDabasThe HagueWoodRefurbishmentHouses3D ModelingThe NetherlandsPublished on July 25, 2010Cite: “Maff Studio / RDKA | Architecture Research Urbanism” 25 Jul 2010. ArchDaily. Accessed 12 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Read commentsBrowse the CatalogPanels / Prefabricated AssembliesTechnowoodGRP Siding Façade SystemGlassMitrexSolar PanelsMetal PanelsAurubisCopper Alloy: Nordic BrassWoodParklex International S.L.Wood cladding – FacadeSignage / Display SystemsGoppionDisplay Case – Qd-ClassSkylightsLAMILUXGlass Skylight FE PassivhausStonesCosentinoDekton Surfaces – Cap Ferrat BuildingStonesNeolithSintered Stone – Strata Argentum – Classtone CollectionAcousticSchöckStaircase Insulation – Tronsole®CeramicsTerrealCustom Shape Terracotta CladdingSeatingInterstuhlPillows – HUBPartitionsBuzzispacePrivacy Booth – BuzziRingMore products »Read commentsSave想阅读文章的中文版本吗?Maff 工作室 / RDKA | Architecture Research Urbanism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 Save this picture!© Teun van den Dries+ 27 Share CopyPenthouse•The Hague, The Netherlands ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard Projects Architects: RDKA | Architecture Research Urbanism Area Area of this architecture project Photographs:  Teun van den DriesText description provided by the architects. Maff Studio is the successor to Maff Apartment, which dates from the year 2007. While Maff Apartment is situated on an attic floor in a town house looking out over the city, Maff Studio is an autonomous building in the smallest building block of the city fabric, the ground-level working-class house. Maff Studio was designed as a hotel suite without a hotel. The city around it, with its numerous different functions and attractions, provides the functions traditionally associated with the hotel service package. The service level and luxury in a hotel are the prime qualities and determinators of price for the suite. For Maff Studio, the prima qualities are the interior space and its close proximity the the city which provides all the additional services for its guests. Save this picture!© Teun van den DriesRecommended ProductsPorcelain StonewareApavisaBetonCoffee tablesBoConceptMadrid Coffee Table AD21CompositesULMA Architectural SolutionsPolymer Concrete Facade in Vertical Slat HomeIntroducing a void on the street side of the house, alongside with part of the attic floor altered the existing spatial structure of the working-class house. These two interventions ensure the spatial quality of the house and connect the ground floor kitchen to the first floor living, creating an experience of continuous space. Save this picture!© Teun van den DriesMaff Studio contains 3 consecutive spaces, which differ with regards to their tectonic and spatial character, creating a sequence of spaces through the building.Project gallerySee allShow lessUpdate: Paysages en Exil / Nicolas Dorval-Bory + Raphaël BétillonArticlesTraveltime International Workshop in TurkeyArticlesProject locationAddress:The Hague, The NetherlandsLocation to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address. Share 2010 Area:  61 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project “COPY” ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboardlast_img read more

Lauesen House / FORCE4 Architects

first_img Denmark ArchDaily ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard 2019 Architects: FORCE4 Architects Area Area of this architecture project Projects Manufacturers: AutoDesk, VELUX Commercial, Ceramica Fondovalle, Petersen Tegl, Tripplex, Barlby Carlsson Kitchen, Barlby Carlsson Staircase, Duravit Sinks, Everfloor, Krone Window, Lacuna folding door, Vola tabsClients:The Lauesen FamilyEngineering:T-Kon Enginering, JLE EngineeringCity:Gammel HolteCountry:DenmarkMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!Courtesy of Force4 Architects A/SRecommended ProductsEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesFranken-SchotterFacade System –  LINEADoorsLonghiDoor – HeadlineWindowsJansenWindows – Janisol PrimoDoorsVEKADoors – VEKAMOTION 82Text description provided by the architects. A unique family home situated outside Copenhagen, Denmark in a green, residential setting overlooking a golf course and a protected nature reserve. The house is built for a Danish/English family and combines Scandinavian simplicity and English brown bricks. The house is pulled back on the plot to provide privacy and maximize the view of the golf course. Oriented towards the sun, the house is centered around a large wooden terrace. The ground floor of the house is open-plan, combining the kitchen, dining area and lounge in one large space. This is connected to the outdoor wooden terrace with a large glass folding door that, when opened, makes the indoor and outdoor melt together.Save this picture!Courtesy of Force4 Architects A/SSave this picture!Ground floor planSave this picture!Courtesy of Force4 Architects A/SThe house has three levels, including five bedrooms and a roof terrace which can be accessed from both the inside and the outside. The house has a warm and homey atmosphere created by the use of wood and warm materials, and the large windows which allow daylight from a minimum of two sides in each room, resulting in a light and friendly interior.Save this picture!Courtesy of Force4 Architects A/SOn the outside, the house is built with brown bricks made of English clay which have various brick details. The roof is cladded with roof tiles made from the same clay as the bricks to make the house appear monolithic. At the entrance, the house is cladded with wood and is rounded at the corner where the wood meets the bricks, creating a friendly and warm welcome.Save this picture!Courtesy of Force4 Architects A/SProject gallerySee allShow lessNordbro Complex Student Residences / Arkitema ArchitectsSelected ProjectsWhat Can Cities Imagined by Women Look Like? The Case of BarcelonaArchitecture News Share ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard Houses CopyHouses•Gammel Holte, Denmark Save this picture!Courtesy of Force4 Architects A/S+ 27Curated by Paula Pintos Share Area:  375 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  Lauesen House / FORCE4 ArchitectsSave this projectSaveLauesen House / FORCE4 Architects Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project “COPY” “COPY” Lauesen House / FORCE4 Architects CopyAbout this officeFORCE4 ArchitectsOfficeFollow#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesOn FacebookGammel HolteDenmarkPublished on December 25, 2019Cite: “Lauesen House / FORCE4 Architects” 25 Dec 2019. ArchDaily. Accessed 10 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogPanels / Prefabricated AssembliesTechnowoodSiding Façade SystemWindowsMitrexSolar WindowMetal PanelsAurubisPatinated Copper: Nordic Green/Blue/Turquoise/SpecialMetal PanelsDri-DesignMetal Panels – CopperIn architectureSikaBuilding Envelope SystemsExterior DeckingLunawoodThermowood DeckingMembranesEffisusFaçade Protection – Breather+Metal PanelsPure + FreeFormCustom Metal Cladding – Legacy Fund 1 BuildingWood Boards / HPL PanelsInvestwoodWood Fiber Partition Walls – ValchromatDoorsLinvisibileLinvisibile FILO 10 Vertical Pivot Door | BrezzaSkylightsFAKROEnergy-efficient roof window FTT ThermoToilets / BidetsBritexToilets – Accessible Centurion PanMore 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

Villa E / C.F. Møller Architects

first_img Photographs Area:  261 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project ArchDaily ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard Projects CopyAbout this officeC.F. Møller ArchitectsOfficeFollow#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesRisskovOn FacebookDenmarkPublished on April 27, 2021Cite: “Villa E / C.F. Møller Architects” 27 Apr 2021. ArchDaily. Accessed 10 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogPanels / Prefabricated AssembliesTechnowoodGRP Siding Façade SystemGlassMitrexSolar GreenhouseMetal PanelsAurubisMill Finished Copper: Nordic StandardMetallicsHAVER & BOECKERArchitectural Wire Mesh – MULTI-BARRETTE 8130Enclosures / Double Skin FacadesIsland Exterior FabricatorsCurtain Wall Facade SystemsSealantsEffisusGutter Repair – TiteGutter3Aluminium CompositesSculptformAluminium Click-on BattensTiles / Mosaic / GresiteMargresPorcelain Tiles – Linea PrestigeMetallicsRHEINZINKZinc Roof Systems – Click Roll CapsTiles / Mosaic / GresiteTerrealTerracotta Cladding TileDoorsECLISSESliding Pocket Door – ECLISSE UnilateralWindowsJoskoWindows and Sliding Doors – ONE SeriesMore products »Save想阅读文章的中文版本吗?丹麦E别墅 / C.F. Møller Architects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:  CopyHouses•Risskov, Denmark “COPY” Photographs:  Julian Weyer Collaborators:Jakob Tømrerfirma A/S, Tri-Consult, Petersen tegl / Krone vinduerCity:RisskovCountry:DenmarkMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Julian WeyerRecommended ProductsFiber Cements / CementsULMA Architectural SolutionsPaper Facade Panel in Leioa School RestorationFiber Cements / CementsSwisspearlSwisspearl Largo Fiber Cement PanelsEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesFranken-SchotterFacade System –  LINEAEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesAlucoilStructural Honeycomb Panels – LarcoreText description provided by the architects. Villa in northern Aarhus, made of exclusive quality materials, with a unique level of detail and references to iconic architecture. Villa E is located in an undulating district of small, detached houses in northern Aarhus. The concept, materials, and level of detail are inspired by the iconic Aarhus University, which was also designed by C.F. Møller Architects, and today is in the Danish architectural canon. An example of the reference can be seen in the villa’s basic composition consisting of four simple saddle roof houses, which together form the framework of this family home. The main architectural approach unfolds in a larger main house, which has been ‘raised up’ onto three smaller buildings on two levels.Save this picture!© Julian WeyerSave this picture!Lower floor planSave this picture!© Julian WeyerCoherent whole. The house follows the sloping terrain of the plot; towards the road, the driveway leads down underneath the house to the integrated garage and basement. A distinctive and beautifully designed brick staircase leads up to the entrance. This opens into the villa’s main room, a large kitchen family room with a high and elegantly curved ceiling, finished with a large skylight that creates a fantastic light. From this room which brings the family together, there is direct access to four rooms for children and young people as well as a large window and access to the garden. The kitchen is partly built into a brick core that runs throughout the house and together with a window seat on the opposite side, form the sculptural elements in this central space.Save this picture!© Julian WeyerSteps from the kitchen provide access to the villa’s living room, which is located at garden level. The living room has a sloping ceiling lined with mouldings, which continue out under the roof of the terrace and create a covered living space. From the living room there is access to the parents’ section with a bedroom, walk-in closet and bathroom.Save this picture!© Julian WeyerMoving further down the stairs, through the recurring core, you arrive at the lower level of the house with a hobby room, plant room, utility room and garage.Save this picture!© Julian WeyerSave this picture!Upper floor planSave this picture!© Julian WeyerSimple, durable, and well-chosen materials.  The material expression of the villa is carried by three primary materials: Brick, oak, and natural stone. Rustic hand-painted bricks in shades of red are used as façade and roof tiles, combined with the stone of surfaces, stairs, and the inner core. Oak features both the outside and inside. On the outside, it is used as framing for the garden sheds and gates. Inside, the oak gives a warm glow to the atmosphere in the villa and features again on window sills, doors, fixtures, panelled ceilings, and herringbone floors, and high-quality carpentry details are found throughout the interior. Bright natural stone used in the house’s three bathrooms provides an elegant and timeless look.Save this picture!© Julian WeyerThe design of the house comprises a foundation cast in concrete, while the rest of the house is a sustainable wooden structure. The villa is built according to Dansk Energiklasse 2020.Save this picture!© Julian WeyerProject gallerySee allShow lessCOPA Building / Ça ArquitecturaSelected ProjectsArchitects, not Architecture: Steven HollArchitecture News Share Architects: C.F. Møller Architects Area Area of this architecture project ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard 2021 Houses Denmark Villa E / C.F. Møller Architects Save this picture!© Julian Weyer+ 36Curated by Paula Pintos Share “COPY” Villa E / C.F. 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How to get a job in fundraising

Howard Lake | 15 November 2000 | News AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis How do you become a fundraiser? Read How to get ahead in fundraising by Liza Ramrayka in  52 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 Researching massive growth in giving. How to get a job in fundraising read more

Homelessness charity receives cheque for £188,000

first_img Tagged with: corporate Northern Ireland  29 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Howard Lake | 24 May 2010 | News Homelessness charity receives cheque for £188,000 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. Simon Community NI, a leading homelessness charity in Northern Ireland, recently received a cheque for £188,428.73 from construction company Northstone (NI) Limited.The Northstone Group, incorporating Farrans, Northstone Materials and Cubis Industries, launched its Simon Safety Challenge in July 2007 as a way of raising money by rewarding and encouraging its workforce to undertake their duties as safely as possible.The Safety Challenge is run on an all Ireland basis and benefits individual Simon Communities throughout the country.In the first two years of the Challenge, Northstone have donated a total of £369,000 to the Simon Community in Northern Ireland.The money donated from Northstone in 2008 enabled Simon Community to furnish a 15 bed temporary accommodation project.“I have no doubt that the Simon Safety Challenge has played a significant part in the improvement in our accident frequency and severity rates over the last 3 years through the personal motivation of our people to do something to help the many homeless people in Northern Ireland,” Mark Lowry, Chief Executive of Northstone AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThislast_img read more

The VAT ditty from Wakefield Cathedral

first_img The changes to VAT announced in the March 2012 Budget include a provision that will remove the zero rating of VAT on alterations to listed buildings.Wakefield Cathedral is just one building that will be affected if this is implemented.Written and performed by Pamela Greener, this song asks the Chancellor to reconsider this proposal to help the Cathedral ensure that it can continue its restoration work. It also invites the public to sign a petition to this effect: a very good combination of humour, song, video and timeliness in getting across a core fundraising message. Sometimes, it seems, as with the current #giveitbackgeorge campaign, charities have to campaign simply to hold on to what money they have got, let alone raise new income. The VAT ditty from Wakefield Cathedral  70 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Tagged with: Finance Humour Howard Lake | 2 April 2012 | News  69 total views,  1 views today Advertisement 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 Researching massive growth in giving.last_img read more

ASA Succession Planning Workshops for Farmers Include Indiana Stop

first_imgHome Indiana Agriculture News ASA Succession Planning Workshops for Farmers Include Indiana Stop By Andy Eubank – May 1, 2014 SHARE SHARE ASA Succession Planning Workshops for Farmers Include Indiana Stop Are you concerned about protecting your family farm’s legacy? Planning for your farm’s future, or succession planning, is more than just creating a will. If you want to transfer your farm to the next generation, they’ll need the right leadership and business management skills to ensure financial security. Now you can learn more about how to successfully transition your farm and protect your legacy at the ASA Succession Planning Workshops.Registration for the workshops opens today. The American Soybean Association (ASA), in partnership with eLegacyConnect, will hold a series of six regional succession planning workshops to help farmers in this process. The Succession Planning Workshops, titled “Five Keys to Effective Succession Planning” are sponsored by Farm Credit, AGCO, Illinois Soybean Association, Kentucky Soybean Association Michigan Soybean Association and the Ohio Soybean Association.Each workshop begins at 9 a.m. and concludes by 3 p.m. Lunch is provided. Following are the workshop dates, locations and registration information:2014 Workshop Dates and Locations June 24 Memphis, Tenn. The University of Memphis/University Center Ballroom A-BJune 26 Paducah, Ky. Julian Carroll Convention CenterJuly 30 Sioux Falls, S.D. Sioux Falls Convention CenterAug. 19 Columbus, Ohio Renaissance Columbus DowntownAug. 21 Fort Wayne, Ind. The Landmark CentreDec. 4 Moline, Ill. Stoney Creek Hotel and Conference CenterRegistration InformationRegister online by clicking here and selecting the location you want to attend. There is a minimal registration fee for each attendee. ASA members are $50 for first registrant and $30 for each additional family member/guest. Non-ASA members are $90 for first attendee and $70 for each additional family member/guest.“ASA is dedicated to enhancing and protecting the livelihoods of soybean producers. Today’s tax laws and regulatory landscape are making it harder to keep the farm in the family,” said Bob Worth, ASA membership and corporate relations chairman. “Succession planning is a watershed issue facing all soybean producers and these workshops will provide soybean producers with the basics in getting a succession plan started.”The workshops are taught by Kevin Spafford, founder of Legacy by Design. Legacy by Design is a firm dedicated to succession planning for farm families and agribusiness owners. Over the last 10 years, he’s spearheaded initiatives to improve the way farmers, ranchers and agribusiness owners engage in the succession planning process.For more information about these workshops visit the ASA website.Source: ASA Facebook Twitter Facebook Twitter Previous articleDonnelly Questions USDA on Plan for the Future of Rural CommunitiesNext articleIndiana Test Farmer says No Drift with Enlist Weed Control Andy Eubanklast_img read more

RSF joins call to release prominent rights defender Ahmed Mansoor

first_img RSF dénonce la répression des autorités émiraties envers les rares voix libres Organisation April 20, 2017 RSF joins call to release prominent rights defender Ahmed Mansoor Help by sharing this information Follow the news on United Arab Emirates capture d’écran / Film Portrait – Ahmed Mansoor – Martin Ennals Award Laureate 2015 RSF_en Mansoor, who received the prestigious Martin Ennals Award for Human Rights Defenders in 2015, has been in detention since March 20, 2017 facing speech-related charges that include using social media websites to “publish false information that harms national unity.” On March 28, a group of United Nations (UN) human rights experts called on the UAE government to release him immediately, describing his arrest as “a direct attack on the legitimate work of human rights defenders in the UAE.”“Ahmed Mansoor has an unimpeachable record as a defender of rights and freedoms, and every day he remains in prison will constitute a black mark on the UAE’s human rights record,” said Joe Stork, deputy Middle East and North Africa director at Human Rights Watch. Informed sources have told rights groups that about a dozen security officers arrested Mansoor at his home in Ajman in the pre-dawn hours of March 20. They conducted an extensive search and took away all of the family’s mobile phones and laptops, including those belonging to his young children. His family had no information on his whereabouts until authorities issued an official statement on March 29, saying he was in detention in the Central Prison in Abu Dhabi. The signatories understand that Mansoor’s family have been allowed only one short supervised visit with him which took place two weeks after his arrest on April 3, when authorities moved him from where he was being held, believed to be a detention facility adjacent to Al-Wathba Prison, to a prosecutor’s office in Abu Dhabi. Informed sources told rights groups that Mansoor is being held in solitary confinement and has not spoken to a lawyer. The UAE’s official news agency, WAM, said on March 20 that Mansoor had been arrested on the orders of the Public Prosecution for Cybercrimes and detained pending further investigation. It said that he is accused of using social media websites to: “publish false information and rumors;” “promote [a] sectarian and hate-incited agenda;” and “publish false and misleading information that harm national unity and social harmony and damage the country’s reputation.” The statement classified these as “cybercrimes,” indicating that the charges against him may be based on alleged violations of the UAE’s repressive 2012 cybercrime law, which authorities have used to imprison numerous activists and which provides for long prison sentences and severe financial penalties. In the weeks leading up to his arrest, Mansoor had called for the release of Osama al-Najjar, who remains in prison, despite having completed a three-year prison sentence on charges related to his peaceful activities on Twitter. Mansoor had also criticized the prosecution of Dr. Nasser bin-Ghaith, a prominent academic and economist, who was sentenced to 10 years in prison on March 29, for charges that included speech-related offenses, including peaceful criticism of the UAE and Egyptian authorities. Mansoor had also used his Twitter account to draw attention to human rights violations across the region, including in Egypt and those committed by the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen. He had also signed a joint letter with other activists in the region calling on leaders at the Arab Summit in Jordan at the end of March to release political prisoners in their countries. “Ahmed has worked tirelessly, at great personal cost to himself, to advocate for human rights in the UAE and the wider region. He should be immediately released and the authorities should end their harassment of him once and for all,” said Lynn Maalouf, Deputy Director for Research at Amnesty International’s Beirut Regional office. The UN special rapporteurs on human rights defenders, on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of expression and opinion, and on freedom of peaceful assembly and association, along with the Working Group on Arbitrary Detention and the Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances, said in their March 28 statement that Mansoor’s “outstanding work in the protection of human rights and the advancement of democracy, as well as his transparent collaboration with UN mechanisms, is of great value not only for the UAE but for the whole region.”The UN experts said they feared that his arrest “may constitute an act of reprisal for his engagement with UN human rights mechanisms, for the views he expressed on social media, including Twitter, as well as for being an active member of organizations such as the Gulf Centre for Human Rights, and an active supporter of others, including Human Rights Watch.”“Ahmed’s arrest and detention is extremely alarming because it represents a major assault on human rights defenders in the UAE and signals all-out repression in the country,” said Khalid Ibrahim, Executive Director of the Gulf Centre for Human Rights (GCHR). Mansoor is a member of GCHR’s Advisory Board. On March 29, the UAE authorities responded directly to the UN experts’ statement, disputing the allegation that Mansoor’s detention was arbitrary, and stating that Mansoor “has the freedom to hire a lawyer and that his family has full access to the place of confinement and is allowed to visit him.” In 2015, the UN Special Rapporteur on the independence of judges and lawyers, who visited the UAE in 2014, expressed concern that lawyers who take up cases related to state security “have been harassed, threatened and had pressure exerted on them,” and that “impunity surrounding such breaches of the independence of the legal profession has had a chilling effect on lawyers,” making it difficult for defendants in the UAE to secure a lawyer of their choice.UAE authorities have harassed and persecuted Mansoor for more than six years. In November 2011, the Federal Supreme Court in Abu Dhabi sentenced Mansoor to three years in prison for insulting the country’s top officials in a trial marred by serious legal and procedural flaws. The UAE president, Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, pardoned Mansoor on November 28, 2011, but authorities never returned his passport, imposing a de facto travel ban. He has also experienced physical assaults, death threats, government surveillance, and a sophisticated spyware attack. People in the UAE who speak about human rights abuses are at serious risk of arbitrary detention, imprisonment, and torture, and many are serving long prison terms or have felt compelled to leave the country. To the knowledge of the signatories, Mansoor was the last remaining human rights defender in the UAE who had been able to criticize the authorities publicly. The authorities should release Mansoor immediately, since the charges against him relate to his human rights work and his criticism of the authorities, the signatories said. They should give him immediate and regular access to his family and a lawyer of his choosing, and end the harassment of rights defenders and critics of the authorities. SignatoriesARTICLE 19Amnesty InternationalArabic Network for Human Rights InformationCIVICUSFIDH, under the Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights DefendersFront Line DefendersGulf Centre for Human RightsHuman Rights FirstHuman Rights WatchIndex on CensorshipInternational Commission of JuristsInternational Service for Human RightsMartin Ennals FoundationPEN InternationalReporters Without Borders (RSF)Scholars at RiskVigilance for Democracy and the Civic State, TunisiaWorld Organisation Against Torture (OMCT), under the Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders United Arab EmiratesMiddle East – North Africa Condemning abuses center_img News March 21, 2017 Find out more News Receive email alerts United Arab EmiratesMiddle East – North Africa Condemning abuses Authorities in the United Arab Emirates should immediately release Ahmed Mansoor, an award-winning human rights defender who is facing charges that violate his right to freedom of expression, a coalition of 18 human rights organizations said today, one month after his arrest. to go furtherlast_img read more

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