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House in Hatsugano / Horibe Naoko Architect Office

first_imgPhotographs:  Kaori IchikawaText description provided by the architects. This lot is bordered by a road to the west and boxed in by houses to the south, north, and east. In the future, houses will also be built across the road to the west, so our main challenges were to secure adequate privacy and natural light. Save this picture!© Kaori IchikawaAs a result, we decided to design the building around a central courtyard. Although the facade appears monolithic from the street, the instant the front door is opened one is confronted by an open, light-filled courtyard. Save this picture!© Kaori IchikawaThe plan on the first and second floors allows residents to circle around the courtyard as they move from room to room, almost as if they were going for a walk within their own home.Save this picture!PlanProject gallerySee allShow less’Clear Cut’ Land Art Installation / Kjellgren Kaminsky ArchitectureArticlesGuzhen Center / Volkan AlkanogluArticles Share Japan House in Hatsugano / Horibe Naoko Architect Office Houses Architects: Horibe Naoko Architect Office Area Area of this architecture project CopyAbout this officeHoribe Naoko Architect OfficeOfficeFollow#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesKita WardHousesJapanPublished on August 17, 2011Cite: “House in Hatsugano / Horibe Naoko Architect Office” 17 Aug 2011. ArchDaily. Accessed 12 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Read commentsBrowse the CatalogAluminium CompositesTechnowoodWood Siding in KSR Villa BodrumWindowsMitrexSolar WindowMetal PanelsAurubisCopper Alloy: Nordic RoyalVentilated / Double Skin FacadeSTAC BONDAssembly Systems – GluedLightsLouis PoulsenLamps – LP Slim BoxUrban ApplicationsIsland Exterior FabricatorsPublic Safety Answering Center II Envelope SystemPodsTrimoModular Space SolutionsHanging LampsAxolightPendant Lights – HoopsStonesFranken-SchotterFlooring and Wall Tiles – Dietfurt LimestoneVentilated / Double Skin FacadeULMA Architectural SolutionsPaper Facade Panel in Nokia LibraryCabinetsburgbadWall Cabinet – Sys30AcousticUnika VaevAcoustics – Ecoustic® Foliar TileMore products »Read commentsSave想阅读文章的中文版本吗?波津住宅 / Horibe Naoko Architect Office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!© Kaori Ichikawa+ 18 Share Year:  “COPY” ArchDaily Projects ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard House in Hatsugano / Horibe Naoko Architect OfficeSave this projectSaveHouse in Hatsugano / Horibe Naoko Architect Office ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard Area:  86 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Photographs “COPY” 2010 CopyHouses•Kita Ward, Japanlast_img read more

Palmas House / DOSA STUDIO

first_imgSave this picture!© Onnis Luque+ 55Curated by Danae Santibañez Share Palmas House / DOSA STUDIO “COPY” Text description provided by the architects. Palmas House is located in Texcoco, Estado de Mexico, close to the Historic Centre polygon and next to the main avenue that connects the entire territory. The external conditions and challenges of the site are the acoustics and the congestion of traffic jams. In relation to the temperature conditions, the area has a constant warm climate during the daytime and low temperatures during night. Save this picture!© Onnis LuqueIn early 2017, the studio was appointed to design a house based on a very low budget and complicated site conditions.  The client was a young woman who approached our studio and requested to design a house for her relatives.  The entire family lived in that house for more than 40 years. Currently, in Latin America those kinds of buildings do not follow any planning regulation, therefore the existing construction did not have the right conditions of space, lighting, ventilation and privacy.The limitation on the economic resources made the project a very complex exercise. The team never compromised the economic conditions and the primary objective to improve the quality of life of Mrs Elsa and her family. The main strategy was based on the collaboration amongst Dosa Studio and three other companies, interested and committed to the purpose of the project: Novaceramic, Mezcla Brava and Probarro. These companies provided the construction materials in coordination with Dosa studio construction project. Save this picture!© Onnis LuqueThe first step was the recognition of materials, and the red brick met the necessary characteristics for the construction of this project due its materiality and sustainable characteristics. The project was based on brick dimensions in order to modulate the house, and use the exact quantity provided by our sponsors. The strategy of the selection of the material was complemented by the exploration of natural light to emphasize and provide thermal comfort to each of the areas based on the site analysis. Save this picture!© Onnis LuquePalmas House explores different layers such as light, urban context, materiality and spatial modules. The exploration of the natural light relies on a simple and an honest solution. The materiality contributes to the urban image of the Texcoco urban centre. The introverted spatial approach closes visually to the outside and resolves most of the irregular conditions of the context.Save this picture!Section 1The position of the main building the solution was based on the existing guidelines in order to contain the architectural program and provide two courtyards  that separate it from its neighbours. Each of the courtyards has their own identity and function. The first one allocates a narrow stone garden that connects the main entrance from the street. In addition, it isolates the interior visually and acoustically from the context. Finally, it reflects the harmonious relationship amongst the contrasting colours, textures, lights and shadows, provided by the big openings on the envelope of the house. Save this picture!© Onnis LuqueThe second courtyard contains the services area. Nevertheless, by keeping the same materiality, the sensations and emotions were preserved. The geometry is discovered on the streetscape views by its jagged roof in the south and north elevation. The geometry and opening on the roof constantly and uniformly illuminates the interior of the volume. The shadows are projected on the walls, traversing them and transforming during the course of the day. Save this picture!© Onnis LuqueThe spatial configuration of the house focuses on the original footprint of the previous house. The main principles of the configuration are the coexistence among users.  Therefore the ground floor allocates the public area, composed of a living room, dining room and kitchen in an open plan configuration.  Save this picture!Ground floor planSave this picture!First floor planThe upper floor contains the private area, which includes three bedrooms that are connected to the interior by a corridor. The relationship to the outside is based on a projective balcony system that visually connects the rooms to the garden. The ground floor´s connectivity is developed with the introduction of commercial premises that contribute to the family economy.  Those areas completely separated to the internal functioning of the house.    Save this picture!© Onnis LuqueCasa Palmas provides a different meaning to the social and contemporary architecture of the local area. It shows the way architecture can improve life conditions through spatial experiences that must not depend on large budgets. Also, it should be linked to functional, spiritual needs and new ways of living under the idea that architecture is for everyone.Save this picture!© Onnis LuqueProject gallerySee allShow less12 Exhibition Design Projects that Show Architecture Doesn’t Have to Be Permanent to…Articles20 Finalists Announced in International Housing Competition for RussiaArchitecture News Share Mexico Manufacturers: Mezcla Brava, Novaceramic, ProBarro Photographs Palmas House / DOSA STUDIOSave this projectSavePalmas House / DOSA STUDIO Houses ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard Projects Architects: DOSA STUDIO Area Area of this architecture project 2018 CopyHouses•Texcoco, Mexico ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard Area:  160 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  CopyAbout this officeDOSA STUDIOOfficeFollowProductsSteelBrick#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesTexcocoMexicoPublished on February 10, 2018Cite: “Palmas House / DOSA STUDIO” 10 Feb 2018. 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Detroit activists oppose increased fracking waste

first_imgProtest against fracking waste expansion in Detroit neighborhood, May 8.Detroit residents and community activists have been organizing since last year to oppose the increased processing and dumping of hazardous and radioactive fracking waste at a US Ecology facility in their neighborhood. On May 18, members of the Coalition to Oppose the Expansion of US Ecology (COE-USE) joined with other activists at a demonstration at the main office of the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department. They opposed the dumping of fracking and other industrial waste liquids into Detroit’s sewer system while also demanding a moratorium on residential water shutoffs.USE operates several hazardous waste processing facilities in Detroit. The company has requested a permit from the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality to increase tenfold the processing and disposal of radioactive and carcinogenic fracking waste at its US Ecology North facility, which is located in the middle of Detroit at 6520 Georgia St.At a meeting with community activists on May 11, MDEQ representatives stated that they anticipate approving the permit on Oct. 1 because what USE wants to do is legal. This is the same state agency that played a major role in poisoning the water and the people of Flint. This is the same MDEQ that has allowed southwest Detroit to be the most polluted zip code in Michigan for decades, despite strong and vigorous opposition from residents. Many Detroiters have no confidence in the MDEQ, and, in fact, accuse it of a pattern of environmental racism.The fracking waste originates in Pennsylvania and is created by the oil industry in their intense drive to extract oil and gas regardless of the adverse effects on people and the environment. Unable to dispose of this hazardous waste in Pennsylvania or nearby West Virginia and Ohio, the oil industry came to Detroit to dump its poison.The fracking waste is composed of a cocktail of poisonous “proprietary” or secret chemicals mixed with sand and water that is used to hydraulically fracture underground shale deposits containing oil and natural gas. The sand and water solution is injected into the shale under high pressure, hydraulically fracturing the rock and releasing the trapped oil and gas. The sand and water that return to the earth’s surface have picked up an unknown mixture of metals and radioactive compounds and this frack waste must be disposed of.The fracking industry is exempt from the legal requirements of the Safe Drinking Water Act of 1974, due to the passage of the “Halliburton” loophole of the 2005 National Energy Act. This loophole, engineered by then Vice President Dick Cheney, exempted the oil and gas industry from environmental regulations and resulted in a huge increase in fracking and subsequent pollution of water resources wherever fracking has occurred.A ‘hazardous chemical nightmare’Currently, USE Detroit North is permitted to discharge 300,000 gallons of toxic chemicals and metals such as cadmium, cyanide and lead into the public sewer system. According to a fact sheet issued by COE-USE, “USE has not only requested … to process and store ten times this amount, they are also requesting [dumping] a nightmare of new hazardous chemicals” at the Detroit facility.The Great Lakes Environmental Law Center, in a statement issued on Sept. 11, warned: “The sheer volume of storage for new waste and the number of new chemicals proposed to be handled and stored in connection with the expansion of this facility … is staggering. Many of the hazardous waste chemicals … are known human carcinogens such as arsenic, benzene, and vinyl chloride. Others like dioxin and phthalates have potential to disrupt human hormonal processes, affect the reproductive system, and cause immune system problems. In short, the hazardous wastes accepted at this facility are the worst and most dangerous known to [humanity].”Recognizing the weaknesses of Environmental Protection Agency and MDEQ regulations, COE-USE has written a letter to Dr. Abdul El-Sayed, executive director and health officer of the Detroit Health Department, requesting that he block the requested USE permit on public health grounds. The letter, authored by Diane Weckerle, stated in part: “When I worked as a public health nurse in the Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program of the Detroit Health Department, every zip code was considered high risk due to the age of the homes. And every child had an elevated lead level. The harm this causes a child’s ability to learn, their health and their behavior is well documented. We’ve learned more recently that this harm can affect DNA and future generations. The legacy of lead poisoning and the infrastructure of water pipes must also be considered before allowing more toxins into the environment.”The next demonstration in opposition to the USE expansion will take place on May 26 at 4 p.m. at the MDEQ Detroit office located at 3060 West Grand Blvd.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thislast_img read more

Grad workers and teachers strike in Illinois

first_imgGrad workers strike at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Feb. 28.Graduate workers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign entered their third day of striking on Feb. 28. Workers demonstrated, using empty buckets and trash cans as drums. The grad workers are represented by the Graduate Employees’ Organization (GEO).At 8 a.m., grad workers formed five picket lines outside of each entrance to Lincoln Hall, which houses the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. As the day progressed, the picket lines grew until they combined into one that circled the entire building. This was the third consecutive day that all classes in Lincoln Hall had to be cancelled or moved.The GEO first secured full tuition waivers in their first collective bargaining agreement ratified in 2009. But the UIUC administration has refused to guarantee the waivers, potentially forcing graduate workers to pay $30,000 in tuition, when many live on annual stipends of $16,000.Hundreds of graduate workers rallied with faculty and undergraduate supporters on the main quad. The UIUC administration is refusing to come to the table to bargain in good faith, so the strike will continue into March.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thislast_img read more

Authorities want to “professionalise” the press

first_img April 16, 2003 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Authorities want to “professionalise” the press News Reporters Without Borders has provided President Laurent Gbagbo, Prime Minister Seydou Diarra and communication minister Guillaume Soro with recommendations on how to encourage a more professional news media. This was done in response to the interest they had expressed to a delegation which the organisation sent to Côte d’Ivoire last week.The recommendations were made in letters addressed separately to each of the three officials yesterday. When they met with the Reporters Without Borders delegation last week, they said they would like to see a more professional news media emerge in Côte d’Ivoire, one that showed more respect for professional ethics. During its visit to Abidjan and Bouaké from 7 to 11 April, the delegation also met with newspaper editors and the representatives of press and journalists’ organisations. The recommendations were as follows:Reinforce press watchdogReporters Without Borders firstly urged the authorities to strengthen the operational capacity of the Press Freedom and Press Ethics Monitoring Centre (OLPED), a self-regulatory body that needs a government subsidy to cover its running costs.In 2002, the OLPED urged the commission that assigns press cards to sanction several journalists by withdrawing or suspending their press cards or refusing to issue them with press cards. For the most part, the commission followed these recommendations. However the authorities should also offer facilities and benefits to journalists who have this press card (such as lower fares for air and land travel, and tax benefits). This would encourage journalists to try to obtain the press card and would encourage them to respect professional ethics.The authorities should also provide financing for a fund to assist the news media, making it conditional on their respecting professional ethics. The government should involve the OLPED in the creation of this fund and should take account of its recommendations. Any news organisation that keeps on being condemned in the OLPED’s communiques should be barred from benefiting from this fund.Monitor state-owned media and poll the public’s view of the pressThe state-owned news media have on several occasions been accused of carrying hate messages, and thereby violating the spirit of public service. President Gbagbo said those in charge of the state-owned media still acted as if there was a one-party state and paid scant heed to the need for pluralism. The prime minister and communication minister also spoke of serious shortcomings and said they were determined to bring about a complete change in editorial attitudes. At the same time, all three said they would not permit any “witch-hunt” within the state-owned media.Now that there is a government of national reconciliation and a new communication minister, Reporters Without Borders believes mechanisms must be set up to monitor the state-owned news media (print media, radio and TV), to ensure that there is diversity in news reporting and that all political currents have access.The organisation also believes that an opinion poll should be carried out to establish how the Ivorian public perceives the local and international news media. This would enable a better understanding of the relationship between the media and their readers, listeners and viewers and how to respond to their needs.A prize for journalistic meritSeveral journalists suggested to the Reporters Without Borders delegation that there should be a Côte d’Ivoire journalism award. The prize would be awarded to one or more journalists who showed exemplary respect for press ethics in their reporting. The prime minister offered his full support for this initiative, in which the OLPED and other press organisations (journalists’ associations and unions) should be involved.The problem of trainingOthers raised the problem of journalism training, which is virtually non-existent in Côte d’Ivoire. Most young journalists have a qualification in communication and advertising, but none has received any specific training in the work of a journalist. The former editor of a state-owned news media said these young graduates had not even been trained in how to write a news brief.Reporters Without Borders therefore urges the authorities to carry out a thorough overhaul of the relevant curricula, so that they should in particular incorporate practical instruction in journalistic writing and in professional ethics and practices.At the same time, everyone Reporters Without Borders spoke to agreed that the seminars and workshops organised by various international organisations in Côte d’Ivoire were useless. “Journalists attend just to get the per diem and there is no impact on the way they report the news,” one Ivorian editor said.President Gbagbo’s undertakings During his meeting with Reporters Without Borders, President Gbagbo said he had “solutions to all of Côte d’Ivoire’s problems except the press problem.” He announced a draft law eliminating prison sentences for press offences and the opening up of the broadcast sector by 2005. Reporters Without Borders welcomes these measures and points out that, if the law is adopted, Côte d’Ivoire would become the first country in Africa to eliminate prison terms for press offences.Prime Minister Diarra’s undertakings The prime minister indicated that he was determined to improve the Ivorian press. He said changes would be needed in the state-owned news media if they did not quickly start to work for national reconciliation. He also said he was ready to support all proposals that would help the state and privately-owned media develop and progress. “We share the same struggle,” he told Reporters Without Borders.Communication minister Soro’s undertakings The new communication minister said his mission was to “implement the Marcoussis accords.” He said he wanted to see the Ivorian news media work for “national reconciliation” and display greater “professionalism” and “pluralism.” He voiced agreement with the president on the elimination of prison terms for press offences and the opening up of broadcasting. He indicated he was inclined to support setting up fund to assist the press as long as this did not mean “rewarding mediocrity.” He said his goal was to restore “calm” for journalists and ensure their safety. Côte d’IvoireAfrica Reports RSF_en Help by sharing this information Follow the news on Côte d’Ivoire RSF’s recommendations for protecting press freedom during Côte d’Ivoire’s elections The 2020 pandemic has challenged press freedom in Africa Receive email alerts A Reporters Without Borders delegation met with the president, primeminister and communication minister during a visit to Côte d’Ivoire. Theorganisation is urging them to reinforce the operational capacity of a presswatchdog and to set up a fund to assist the news media. Threats against journalists in run-up to Côte d’Ivoire’s presidential election Côte d’IvoireAfrica News November 27, 2020 Find out more to go further Organisation News October 29, 2020 Find out more October 16, 2020 Find out morelast_img read more

The Huntington Spends $1 Million to Expand American Art Collection with New Sculpture and Paintings

first_imgtop box 2 The Huntington Spends $1 Million to Expand American Art Collection with New Sculpture and Paintings Art Collectors’ Council purchases works by Milton Avery, Sargent Claude Johnson, and Helen Lundeberg at its annual meeting From STAFF REPORTS Published on Wednesday, April 29, 2015 | 12:48 pm Top of the News Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  More Cool Stuff EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS Make a comment Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena Milton Avery (1885–1965), Burlesque, 1936, oil on canvas, 36 × 28. The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens. © 2015 The Milton Avery Trust / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.The Huntington’s Art Collectors’ Council purchased two 1936 paintings—Burlesque by Milton Avery and Irises (The Sentinels) by Pasadena artist Helen Lundeberg—as well as a ceramic sculpture, Head of a Boy, by Sargent Claude Johnson, for the American art galleries at its 21st annual meeting April 11.The Council, composed of donors from across the region, spent nearly $1 million to help fill gaps in The Huntington’s collecting areas.“We had a hugely successful Art Collectors’ Council Gala, which this year was devoted to American art,” said Kevin Salatino, Hannah and Russell Kully Director of the Art Collections. “The quality of the works acquired underscores how seriously we and our donors take our commitment to building a first-rate collection of American art.” The new works will go on view in the Virginia Steele Scott Galleries of American Art this summer.“All three pieces will play important roles in the galleries,” said Jessica Todd Smith, Virginia Steele Scott Chief Curator of American Art. “The Avery helps us talk about modernism, the Lundeberg strengthens our representation of both female artists and painters working in California, and the Johnson joins our growing collection of work by African-American artists.”The year’s annual meeting was dedicated to Kerstin and Steven S. Koblik. Steve Koblik, president of The Huntington, retires at the end of June after nearly 14 years in the position. During his tenure, he raised substantial funds to renovate the Huntington Art Gallery, which houses the institution’s European art, and to significantly expand the American art collections and Virginia Steele Scott Galleries of American Art.Meanwhile, The Huntington has closed the oldest portion of the Scott Galleries for renovation and further expansion, the third such project in seven years. “American art, one of our primary collecting areas, has been growing fast,” said Salatino. “We think this is a good moment to seize the opportunity to consolidate, integrate, and expand the American galleries. We’re delighted that Frederick Fisher and Partners, who designed the 2005 expansion, the Lois and Robert F. Erburu Gallery, will be designing this project as well.”The 8,600 square-foot expansion completes a section of the Scott Galleries that was part of Fisher’s earlier thinking about the building, yet never done. It adds more than 5,000 square feet of gallery space where a narrow courtyard now sits; and improves visitor flow. Opening summer 2016, the reconfigured galleries and the new construction will feature a stately glass entrance and lobby as well as eight new rooms for art display.The section of the Scott Galleries that has closed to visitors is the original structure that houses American art from the 17th century through the mid-19th century and includes works by John Singleton Copley, Eastman Johnson, and Gilbert Stuart, as well as a gallery devoted to the work of architects Charles and Henry Greene. The rest of the galleries remain open, and highlights from the early American art collection will go on view temporarily in the MaryLou and George Boone Gallery in September.Milton Avery (1885–1965) Burlesque, 1936 Oil on canvas, 36 × 28 in.In his 1936 oil on canvas, Burlesque, American painter Milton Avery puts the viewer in the middle of a striptease, with the show’s star taking center stage, crossing her arms and legs demurely, obscuring her nudity. Chorus girls dance in the background, while a group of gawking men in the front row look on (or nap), their heads and faces rendered with flat shapes of color and simple lines. Avery stood apart from other artists of his time, principally because his work wasn’t easy to categorize. “Burlesque is the perfect Avery for The Huntington,” said Smith. “It relates to the social realist art of the 1930s, which is a growing strength in the collection, while demonstrating the flattened forms and distinctive color choices that made Avery’s work feel modern and earned him the sobriquet ‘The American Matisse.’ ”Avery was born in New York and raised in Hartford, Conn., where he studied at art schools while working at a variety of jobs. At 39, he eloped with Sally Michel, a recent high school graduate who also was an artist. She supported the family as an illustrator, which allowed Avery to concentrate on art full time.Avery’s work anticipates post-war abstraction and Burlesque will help address the transition between the pre- and post-war art in the galleries at The Huntington.Sargent Claude Johnson (1888–1967) Head of a Boy, ca. 1928 Glazed stoneware, 7 ½ × 4 ¾ × 6 in.Along with other artists connected to the Harlem Renaissance, Sargent Claude Johnson worked to countervail the hateful racist stereotypes that saturated American culture, Hollywood films, and magazines. After a childhood on the East Coast, he went to San Francisco in 1915 and studied at the California School of Fine Arts. Though he lived a long way from New York City, he was included in major exhibitions and books that now define the Harlem Renaissance. In a 1935 interview in the San Francisco Chronicle, Johnson talked at length about his wish to produce an artwork that depicted African-Americans in an uplifting and positive light. He said, “I am producing a strictly Negro art…aiming to show the natural beauty and dignity in the characteristic lip, that characteristic hair, bearing and manner.”Head of a Boy, a glazed ceramic portrait of an African-American boy, reflects Johnson’s statement. “The sculpture is small—under a foot in height—yet it commands attention,” said James Glisson, Bradford and Christine Mishler Assistant Curator of American Art. “Moreover, the child looks wide eyed and expectant while at the same time being dignified.”The piece will join Johnson’s monumental 1936 pipe organ screen, purchased by The Huntington’s Art Collectors’ Council in 2011.Helen Lundeberg (1908–1999) Irises (The Sentinels), 1936 Oil on canvas, 30 × 25 in.While painted in 1936, the same year as Burlesque, Helen Lundeberg’s Irises (The Sentinels) couldn’t be more different from Avery’s work, said Smith. Two tall, bearded irises tower in scale against the mountains in the distance. Their positions and stature suggest their role as sentinels over the empty desert landscape. Two flowers are rendered in full bloom, while one remains closed either in the phase of growth or decay. Withering stalks and dead leaves remind the viewer of the transitory nature of life. “In Greek mythology, Iris was a messenger to the gods who acted as a link between heaven and earth,” said Smith. “Purple irises were planted over the graves of women to summon the goddess to guide the dead on their journey.”The dreamlike nature of the plants in the arid environment suggests the influence of Georgia O’Keeffe, said Smith. Like O’Keeffe, Lundeberg exhibited an interest in botany, but Lundeberg was particularly interested in the flower as a symbol expressing the theme of life and death. The mountain range in Irises may suggest the area around Pasadena’s Arroyo Seco. This particular geography features in paintings throughout Lundeberg’s career; the artist grew up in Pasadena (she was born in Chicago) and graduated from Pasadena Junior College. At art school in Pasadena, she met Lorser Feitelson, an artist who had spent time in Paris and was exposed to the French avant-garde. Eventually, Feitelson and Lundeberg married and became lifelong artistic collaborators.The painting will hang with The Huntington’s growing collection of California landscapes.For more information, email Thea M. Page at [email protected] or (626) 405-2260 and Lisa Blackburn at [email protected] or (626) 405-2140.About The HuntingtonThe Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens is a collections-based research and educational institution serving scholars and the general public. More information about The Huntington can be found at huntington.orgVisitor InformationThe Huntington is located at 1151 Oxford Rd., San Marino, Calif., 12 miles from downtown Los Angeles. It is open to the public Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday from noon to 4:30 p.m.; and Saturday, Sunday, and Monday holidays from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Summer hours (Memorial Day through Labor Day) are 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Closed Tuesdays and major holidays. For more information contact (626) 405-2100 or visit HerbeautyCouples Who Stuck With Each Other Despite The Cheating ScandalHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty15 Countries Where Men Have Difficulties Finding A WifeHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyHe Is Totally In Love With You If He Does These 7 ThingsHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyYou Can’t Go Past Our Healthy Quick RecipesHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty15 Beauty Secrets Only Indian Women KnowHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty8 Easy Exotic Meals Anyone Can MakeHerbeautyHerbeautycenter_img Business News Community News Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday First Heatwave Expected Next Week 6 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy Subscribe Community News faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimeslast_img read more

Adverse weather and blight puts Donegal potato farmers under pressure

first_img NPHET ‘positive’ on easing restrictions – Donnelly Google+ RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Facebook Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published Adverse weather and blight puts Donegal potato farmers under pressure Help sought in search for missing 27 year old in Letterkenny WhatsApp By News Highland – August 3, 2012 Frost, Rain and Blight experienced this year so far is putting increasing pressure on Donegal’s potato farmers.That is according the IFA which says  the poor conditions will inevitably drive up the price of the product to the consumer.The Irish Farmers Association was responding to media claims that Donegal potato farmers are damaging their own business by over-pricing their productBut Donegal spokesperson for the IFA Charlie Doherty says costs will have to go up: Twitter Google+center_img Pinterest WhatsApp News Previous articleGovernment’s Internal review into Donegal planning to be examinedNext articlePlanning board upholds residents objection to St Eunan’s development News Highland Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH Twitter Pinterest 448 new cases of Covid 19 reported today Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson Facebooklast_img read more

“We Also Don’t Agree With What Petitioner Said But Does It Mean You Break Her House? You Are A Leader, Have Some Grace”; Bombay HC Tells Sanjay Raut’s Lawyer

first_imgTop Stories”We Also Don’t Agree With What Petitioner Said But Does It Mean You Break Her House? You Are A Leader, Have Some Grace”; Bombay HC Tells Sanjay Raut’s Lawyer Nitish Kashyap29 Sep 2020 5:53 AMShare This – xThe Bombay High Court on Tuesday told Rajya Sabha MP and Shiv Sena’s Chief Spokesperson Sanjay Raut to show some grace and questioned him on the language used against the petitioner Kangana Ranaut in a interview he gave to newsnation wherein he allegedly referred to her as “haramkhor ladki’.Division bench of Justice SJ Kathawalla and Justice RI Chagla began hearing the matter at 3 pm and…Your free access to Live Law has expiredTo read the article, get a premium account.Your Subscription Supports Independent JournalismSubscription starts from ₹ 599+GST (For 6 Months)View PlansPremium account gives you:Unlimited access to Live Law Archives, Weekly/Monthly Digest, Exclusive Notifications, Comments.Reading experience of Ad Free Version, Petition Copies, Judgement/Order Copies.Subscribe NowAlready a subscriber?LoginThe Bombay High Court on Tuesday told Rajya Sabha MP and Shiv Sena’s Chief Spokesperson Sanjay Raut to show some grace and questioned him on the language used against the petitioner Kangana Ranaut in a interview he gave to newsnation wherein he allegedly referred to her as “haramkhor ladki’.Division bench of Justice SJ Kathawalla and Justice RI Chagla began hearing the matter at 3 pm and was informed immediately by Advocate Aditi S that her senior Advocate Pradeep Thorat who is appearing on behalf of Sanjay Raut will be unable to join the hearing as his father in law has passed away today.Moreover, Advocate Aditi submitted that she has been instructed by Adv Thorat and that she can make her submissions, to which Justice Kathawalla responded saying- We can hear his submission tomorrow as well.At this point, Senior Advocate Anil Sakhare appearing on behalf of MCGM’s Designated Officer Bhagyavant Late, who was made party in the case after petitioner alleged mala fides against him, began his submissions.Sakhare clarified that he would be addressing the Court only on the contention of mala fides. Referring to allegation made by the petitioner that in retaliation to her tweet on September 5 criticising the Mumbai Police, an interview was given by Sanjay Raut wherein he abused her and around the same time the Corporation visited her bungalow, Sakhare argued -“The petitioner has lied. Her first tweet on September 5 is of 5:12 pm. However, my officer (the Mukadam) has visited the site at 1 pm, four hours prior to the tweet.”Moreover, referring to submissions by the petitioner that the MCGM’s actions were a counterblast and a consequence of displeasure of persons in power, Sakhare relied on judgments of the Supreme Court and submitted-“Law on the issue is very clear. Malafide allegations are very easy to make and difficult to prove. Here the malafide allegations are general, vague, without material particulars and no proof is adduced to support thereof. When you are making such allegations the burden of establishing mala fide on the petitioner is heavy. However, the petitioner has failed to discharge her burden which is very heavy in such cases.”Contending that allegations of malice in fact can be against the individual, malice in law can be against a State, Sakhare pointed out-“The petitioner has miserably failed in proving either. The forum for arguing malice in fact is different. Party alleging malice, in fact, has to set up evidence, enter a witness box, the party should have the opportunity to cross-examine, lead oral evidence, then a civil court can adjudicate whether there is malice in fact or not. The remedy of a civil suit is appropriate where allegations of malice in fact are argued. Article 226 petition need not be entertained.”In conclusion, Sakhare submitted-“In the present case, the petitioner has no case on merits and she is unable to prove her case on facts or law, so what do you do? You make serious allegations against the party in power, against officers of a statutory body like MCGM, do not provide any fact or material but expect the Court to link the case through tweets etc. This is so unreasonable. All case laws go against the petitioner.I have no ill will towards the petitioner nor am I affiliated to any political party, I was simply discharging my duty.”Court asked Adv Sakhare-“We have a very simple question to ask you Mr Sakhare. What was this designated officer doing before they rushed on September 5? What were they doing when the entire exterior work was being carried out? What made you go only now?”Our case is that the work carried out at the petitioner’s property was ongoing, Sakhare replied.Kathawalla J questioned- So your Mukadam did not see anything before September 5. Here it shows that he just walked in on September 5 after he saw ongoing work but he did not see anything before that, they turned a blind aye?When Sakhare insisted that MCGM’s officer noticed the ongoing work on September 5, Kathawalla retorted-“We have to be very gullible to accept all this”, Justice Kathawalla said.Thereafter, Sanjay Raut’s counsel Advocate Aditi S contended that her client is not concerned with this demolition matter and that there was no threatening message given him. He only said that the petitioner is very dishonest and that the media is supporting such dishonest people.Kathawalla J: So you agree he made the remark about her (Kangana)?Adv Aditi: Yes your Lordship but he did not mean that, he meant that the petitioner is dishonest….Court: What is “Kanoon kya hai?” ?(Note: Court was referring to the video clip of Raut abusing Kangana calling her haramkhor ladki and when the reporter asked him whether law will be broken, Raut said- Kanoon kya hota hai?)Kathawalla J: “Even we do not agree with what the petitioner said (referring to her tweet about Mumbai), but that does not mean that we will demolish her house. Is this the way. We are all Maharashtrians here and proud to be Maharashtrians, but this is not the way to react. Your client is not an ordinary citizen, he is a leader. Adv Aditi: Yes my lords, he should have been more responsible in making statements but ultimately he had no intention to disrespect law or the Court.Kathawalla J: You have to show grace, you have to set an example for others. Of course under four corners of law you can always take action but is this the way to address?Thereafter, the bench heard Dr.Saraf briefly. Dr.Saraf pointed out that the Corporation has failed to answer the following important questions–Where is the detection report?- Why mukadam took no photos, and why they first lied about the mukadam taking photos?- There are discrepancies in documents filed by BMC- The names of the workers alleged to have been present The matter was adjourned for hearing to Monday, October 5. All parties have been asked to place their written submissions on record. Next Storylast_img read more

Gardai appeal for information to Twin Towns dangerous driving incident

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first_imgPT:  What types ofissues will be discussed? E-biz talks to Nicholson McBride chief executive JackieKernaghan about why the new economy demands such a service Also the changing business environment, coupled with therise of e-commerce, has propelled a significant number of bright youngexecutives to the top of their organisations. JK:  The currentgeneration is open and understands the benefits of coaching and continuallearning, but in many cases they don’t have time or access to it. Added to thisis a perception that sticking up your hand and asking for assistance could beseen as a sign of weakness. The privacy and security of the Internet enablesthem to receive coaching in an accessible yet less visible way. JK:  We have foundthat senior executives are being put under increasing pressure to deliver byshareholders and their management teams, yet they are becoming ever moreisolated – they sometimes have no peer group environment in which they canshare issues and concerns. Coaching and networking groups provide criticalallies and sounding boards through which executives can discuss issues andconcerns. PT:  Why do itonline – what is it about the Internet that makes it an appropriate medium forthis type of service? But the speed of their career development means that theyhaven’t had the opportunities to gather experience in the way that many oftheir older colleagues have. Coaching and e-networking can help to fill thisknowledge gap. The Internet also negates geographical disadvantage – mostnetworking events are based in major metropolitan areas, which limits theopportunities for executives working in, say, Milton Keynes. PT: Who has signed up for it so far? It is difficult to anticipate the specifics, but we wouldexpect members to use the networking rooms for advice on general problemsrather than sensitive business issues. For example, people might want advice onhow to manage a difficult board, or how to motivate a sales force. Previous Article Next Article It is also clear that many executives don’t have time forface-to-face meetings. The great advantage of the Internet is that it is aliveout of hours. Busy executives can find time away from the office to e-mailquestions and concerns through to their coach. Comments are closed. center_img PT:  Why do youthink executives need a service like this? JK:  We held a focusgroup when designing the service and it is clear that, in the first instance,people will be drawn to the coaching, the case studies and the informationsources. As the network builds and people become more familiar with each other,the discussion groups will come into play. Related posts:No related photos. PT:  How does itwork exactly? Business psychologist Nicholson McBride is using theInternet to create a coaching and networking forum for senior executives.Called Zenith, it is a joint venture with Peer Assisted Learning Systems, andaims to build a virtual peer group of around 150 board-level executives who canshare information and experience and seek advice on business issues. In time, it is probable that other services – perhaps legalor financial advice – will be offered. PT:  Do you thinkthe Net will be used increasingly for this kind of thing? Virtual links give senior executives on-line alliesOn 5 Jun 2001 in Personnel Today JK:  Members pay anannual fee of £5,000, increasing to £6,000 from November, payable in twoinstalments. They have an initial face-to-face coaching session with aNicholson McBride consultant and thereafter have unlimited access to onlinecoaching. Through chatrooms, executives will be able to network freely witheach other and will have unlimited access to corporate case studies, articles,book reviews and other information on the database. JK:  With pressure onexecutive time increasing and the senior management cadre becoming moreNet-savvy, the Internet’s influence will increase dramatically. But onlinecoaching and networking will never replace face-to-face interaction. That said,there is a whole new generation of people who do business on the Internet –people who prefer to respond to e-mail than written correspondence. JK:  Although theservice was only launched in May, we have signed up members from largecorporates and medium-sized companies. In order to maintain the quality, wewill apply rigorous selection procedures. The service will only be of value ifit is able to link like minds that are addressing similar issues. For thisreason, we are offering it to senior executives in large organisations andmanaging directors and board members of small to medium-sized companies.last_img read more