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Access Bank Ghana ( Q32019 Interim Report

first_imgAccess Bank Ghana ( listed on the Ghana Stock Exchange under the Banking sector has released it’s 2019 interim results for the third quarter.For more information about Access Bank Ghana ( reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Access Bank Ghana ( company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Access Bank Ghana (  2019 interim results for the third quarter.Company ProfileAccess Bank Ghana is a leading financial institution in Ghana providing banking products and services for the institutional, commercial, business banking, treasury and personal banking segments. Its product offering ranges from current and savings accounts to vehicle and personal loans, banking services for women and private individuals, funds transfers and cardless banking. Access Bank Ghana provides relationship management services for corporate clients as well as corporate and structured finance services and investment and asset management services. Other services offered relate to cash management, trade finance, LPO financing, receivables discounting, leasing services and other major business transactions. The company is a subsidiary of Access Bank Plc. It operates 132 branches in the major towns and cities of Ghana, and has its headquarters in the capital city, Accra. Access Bank Ghana is listed on the Ghana Stock Exchangelast_img read more

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Here are my top 3 FTSE 100 value stocks to buy now

first_img Rupert Hargreaves owns shares in M&G PLC. The Motley Fool UK has recommended Barclays. Views expressed on the companies mentioned in this article are those of the writer and therefore may differ from the official recommendations we make in our subscription services such as Share Advisor, Hidden Winners and Pro. Here at The Motley Fool we believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. Renowned stock-picker Mark Rogers and his analyst team at The Motley Fool UK have named 6 shares that they believe UK investors should consider buying NOW.So if you’re looking for more stock ideas to try and best position your portfolio today, then it might be a good day for you. Because we’re offering a full 33% off your first year of membership to our flagship share-tipping service, backed by our ‘no quibbles’ 30-day subscription fee refund guarantee. Our 6 ‘Best Buys Now’ Shares The FTSE 100 has staged a small recovery from its recent market crash. However, the index is still down around 25% year-to-date. Some stocks are stuck with even more significant declines.Therefore, while some companies have seen a substantial recovery in their shares over the past few weeks, there’s still a wide range of stocks that trade on low valuations. Over the long run, these investments could offer recovery potential and yield high returns for investors.5G is here – and shares of this ‘sleeping giant’ could be a great way for you to potentially profit!According to one leading industry firm, the 5G boom could create a global industry worth US$12.3 TRILLION out of thin air…And if you click here we’ll show you something that could be key to unlocking 5G’s full potential…With that in mind, here are my top three FTSE 100 value stocks to buy now.FTSE 100 value stocksAviva (LSE: AV) recently told shareholders it wouldn’t pay them a dividend in June. Instead, the firm is potentially delaying it until the fourth quarter of 2020. This is disappointing. But it could be an excellent opportunity for long-term investors.Having fallen by 47% since the start of the year, Aviva’s share price appears to offer a wide margin of safety. It now trades on a price-to-book (P/B) ratio of around 0.6, which is relatively low compared to many of its industry peers. The insurance industry P/B sector average is 1.1.Because Aviva is one of the UK’s largest pension managers, its financial performance is likely to be less impacted by the current lockdown than many of its FTSE 100 index peers.And while the firm has put dividends on ice for when things return to normal, the company’s yield could hit 13%. This suggests the stock could offer excellent value for money as well as an attractive income return.Unloved investmentShares in Barclays (LSE: BARC) have fallen around 55% since the beginning of the year. Investors have been dumping shares in the FTSE 100 bank due to the uncertain economic outlook facing the wider industry.A combination of weak business confidence and low-interest rates could hit the bank’s earnings and lead to losses in the near term. However, Barclays’ strong balance sheet puts it in a relatively stable position to overcome the current economic uncertainty.Even though its recovery may not be smooth or swift, Barclays is now trading at one of its lowest levels since the darkest days of the financial crisis. Shares in the bank are dealing at a P/B ratio of 0.2, half of the banking sector average.With this being the case, the stock appears to offer a wide margin of safety. These numbers suggest Barclays could deliver an attractive return for long-term investors from current levels.Income championM&G (LSE: MNG) has seen its share price slide 47% year-to-date. The FTSE 100 asset and pension manager’s outlook is highly uncertain at present. However, it has a substantial amount of cash and a solid balance sheet. This should provide some protection against the unprecedented challenges facing the financial services sector.Looking ahead, the asset manager’s shares could remain unpopular among investors in the short run. But M&G’s size, as well as its reputation among investors around the world, should help it weather the storm and generate a strong recovery when things return to normal.What’s more, unlike many of its peers, M&G hasn’t yet announced a dividend suspension.After recent declines, the stock offers a yield of 14%. It’s also trading at a discount P/B of 0.6, providing a wide margin of safety as well as income appeal at current levels. I would like to receive emails from you about product information and offers from The Fool and its business partners. Each of these emails will provide a link to unsubscribe from future emails. More information about how The Fool collects, stores, and handles personal data is available in its Privacy Statement. I’m sure you’ll agree that’s quite the statement from Motley Fool Co-Founder Tom Gardner.But since our US analyst team first recommended shares in this unique tech stock back in 2016, the value has soared.What’s more, we firmly believe there’s still plenty of upside in its future. In fact, even throughout the current coronavirus crisis, its performance has been beating Wall St expectations.And right now, we’re giving you a chance to discover exactly what has got our analysts all fired up about this niche industry phenomenon, in our FREE special report, A Top US Share From The Motley Fool. “This Stock Could Be Like Buying Amazon in 1997” Rupert Hargreaves | Friday, 24th April, 2020 | More on: AV BARC MNG center_img Click here to claim your copy now — and we’ll tell you the name of this Top US Share… free of charge! 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USA sevens star Perry Baker

first_imgThe American speedster talks activism, alcohol testing and seeing the world LATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALS Downtime with… USA sevens star Perry BakerDo you have any nicknames? Oh yeah. Speedstick, P-Bakes, Shake ‘n Bake… I guess I’m one of those guys who gets lots of nicknames.What’s your funniest moment on the pitch? I was captain for a tournament and we were playing Scotland in Cape Town. There was a loose ball on the ground and I tried to kick it away. Danny Barrett yelled, “Don’t do that, just kill it!” If I could jump on it I would but I was just trying to get it out.Mark Robertson (Scotland) walks by and was like, “Come on, you’re supposed to know this, you’re the captain…” We all started laughing.If you could be stuck in a lift with anyone, who would it be? If it’s anyone I’d say Dick Gregory. He was an activist for the black community. He was also a comedian. He died around three years ago, but I would say him because he was such a smart a guy that he’d make you think. I loved his brain.Is it important for influential figures to highlight issues? To a certain extent. I feel like issues can be heard more due to the calibre of the player talking or the platform that he or she may have.What’s your most embarrassing moment on the pitch? When I started playing rugby I didn’t wrap a player up in the tackle. I did an American Football-style dive into his legs and everyone went crazy. My coach ran onto the field and said, “This is his first game, he don’t know!” But I saw this big guy running, pretty fast, and I just came from the side and dived into his legs. I didn’t know I had to actually wrap him up!On the sevens series, I was going for a try and stepped out of bounds, and another time against Wales a player knocked the ball out my hands when I was about to score a try.What grinds your gears? If you text my phone, I may hit call instead of replying, to get it out of the way. If you then don’t answer the phone that annoys me.You played American Football. Do you follow other sports?I watch basketball and a little tennis here and there. My wife and stepson are huge baseball fans, so I don’t mind that. But it’s more that there are athletes I root for. So I’d say the San Francisco Giants as I like their catcher, Buster Posey, and some others. What’s been your biggest waste of money? I do it all the time! I’d say the 500 bucks I spent on a pair of headphones that I probably used one time and then didn’t like them.Who would be your three dream guests at a dinner party? I was a huge Kobe Bryant fan, so I’d want to talk to him about the sports side. I love Rihanna’s music and had a huge crush on her. And then Denzel Washington. I’d want to talk with him about his acting career and the Hollywood world.What’s the worst job you’ve had? I worked at a report centre where drug users would come in. I had to take samples of their urine to send out to check if they’d had alcohol. That part was really disgusting!Do you still want to join the police after rugby? I did when I was younger but now I want to go into coaching. But I watch a show called The First 48 and I wouldn’t mind spending a day with homicide detectives. I find it so interesting.Do you enjoy seeing the world? When I started in sevens, my mom used to tell me to send postcards and take pictures. I said, “Mom, you want to live it through me but I would love to take you.” My parents have now been to a few places they’d never dreamed of going to. It’s so cool that I got to do that and I want to give other people an opportunity to do that too.Flyover: Perry Baker scores a try during the Rio Olympics in 2016 (Getty Images)Ever had any culture shocks? When I went to Brazil for the Olympics, that was a shock. Sometimes in different parts of Cape Town there is. Everywhere has bad areas but it’s so different when you take yourself outside. You must look outside the box. I try to every time I travel somewhere. I want to get the culture, I want that experience. I don’t want to see what tourists see all the time.I’ve been to Tokyo before. I want to take my family around and see it at the Olympics. Mom is big on watching the news and thinking everything is that way and I say, “No, it’s totally different when you’re there.” I’d love my family to get outside the box and explore a bit.What would you like to achieve outside of rugby? I’m just living day by day. I want to get a home with my family instead of renting. But I’m married, have kids and I’m happy playing rugby!center_img Razzle-dazzle: Perry Baker poses for a Team USA portrait (Getty Images) This article originally appeared in the August 2020 edition of Rugby World magazine.Follow Rugby World on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.last_img read more

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‘Just Margaret, just love’

first_img‘Just Margaret, just love’ July 5, 2012 at 10:26 pm So I’m walking down the street with Cardinal William “The Terminator” Levada, head of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (yes, before anyone trips over the hem of their alb in their rush to remind us, the congregation that used to be known as the INQUISITION!) and we pass a bookstore and I says to him, I says, “Your Em, can we stop in here and look around for a book on the Catholic Church’s teachings on sexuality?” and he says to me, he says, “Sure!” So in we goes.While there, I hold up a copy of the Kama Sutra and I says to Bill, I says, “How about this?” and Bill says to me, he says, “Well, that’s not really representative of the Church’s teachings on human sexuality.” Then I hold up a copy of “How to Join the Mile High Club: Making the Friendly Skies a Little Friendlier,” and I says to Bill, I says, “How about this?” and Bill says to me, he says, “Well, that’s not really representative of the Church’s teachings on human sexuality.” Then I hold up a copy of “Just Love: A Framework For Christian Sexual Ethics” and I says to Bill, I says, “How about this?” and Bill says to me, he says, “Well, that’s not really representative of the Church’s teachings on human sexuality” and I says to Bill, I says, “But Billy, how CAN that BE? This here book is by a ROMAN CATHOLIC NUN! Won’t people think that a book by a Roman Catholic nun about human sexuality is reflective of the Roman Catholic Church’s teachings on human sexuality? Won’t people be CONFUSED?” and Bill says to me, he says, “Not if we explain that this book isn’t really representative of the Church’s teachings on human sexuality.”And that, dear Sara, is all that happened. For those who cared, the Holy See clarified that Sister Farley’s book was not representative of the Church’s teaching on human sexuality. For those who don’t care, well, they don’t care, do they?Frankly, given that you’ve managed to ignore both Leo XIII’s “Apostolicae Curae” and Blessed John Paul II’s “Ordinatio Sacerdotalis,” I find myself puzzled by your indignation. Press Release Service Rector Washington, DC The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group James Shannon says: Rector Pittsburgh, PA Rector Smithfield, NC [Episcopal News Service] I am not a Roman Catholic. I am a cradle Episcopalian. In fact I am an Episcopal priest, who studied theology and ethics at Yale Divinity School, which is how I know Sister Margaret Farley.Until three weeks ago, most people in secular and even religious circles had not heard of Farley, author of “Just Love: A Framework for Christian Sexual Ethics.” Unfortunately, those unfamiliar with Farley’s work will now have a first impression of her that may be colored by the Vatican’s denouncement that said her book “affirms positions that are in direct contradiction with Catholic teaching in the field of sexual morality” and therefore could cause confusion and “grave harm to the faithful.”Farley has stated herself that she never intended for the book to be “an expression of current official Catholic teaching.” I believe it is in fact often the case that the church’s (Catholic, Protestant or otherwise) “official teaching” on human sexuality has caused grave harm to the faithful. I would argue that Farley’s contributions to the field of Christian sexual ethics have done more to strengthen and ground the spiritual and sexual lives of Christian believers in justice and love than most “official church teaching.”In her lectures, in her written words, and in very self, Farley embodies justice, compassion, faithful questioning, and love that has put a recognizable face on God for many. I watched her give my female Catholic friends back their faith tradition and I watched them tearfully accept the gift they were not sure they would be able to receive. Her teaching and her care spoke to who I was as a person, a female, bisexual, Christian person, struggling to discern for myself if I could continue to find a home in my own Episcopal/Anglican tradition (still in the midst of our own struggles over gender, race and sexual orientation).More than once she gave me back my own faith and vocation when I thought it was slipping away. There were times when I did not know if I could accept the massive responsibility that comes with ordained life. There were times when I did not know if I could devote myself to an institution that saw my life as an “issue.” I did not know if I could give my life to a church that is “not of one mind” in terms of how they will allow me to express my call to ministry or if they will allow me to be married in my own house of God.Farley helped me to see that our Christian tradition is grounded in goodness and justice and she helped me to find a place I could stand on the inside. She showed me that I could be faithful, ask questions, and push boundaries and that there was a place for me at the table. Her scholarship is beyond reproach, but it is her pastor’s heart that spoke to my heart so I could hear, “You are beloved.”“Just Love” is the culmination of years of work that led Farley to create a framework for how to be in relationships, specifically sexual relationships that are based on “justice in loving and in the actions that flow from that love.” For years the church has been experiencing a widening divide between who we say we are and how we act. We say we are accepting, loving, compassionate followers of a God who came to bring healing and freedom. Then we exclude, reject, harm and oppress. People are not stupid. They see the incongruities. And they have been wounded. The church has wounded so many people. Yet the church keeps wounding, going after its most faithful members because they cannot see beyond their own clutches at power.I grieve any personal pain that Farley has experienced over this ordeal. But as a clergy friend of mine posted to Facebook the other day, “If Vatican censure of Margaret Farley means that more people will read a book as wise, loving, and powerful as JUST LOVE, then I think the Holy Spirit is at work. More people might just come to realize that there is such a thing as a relevant, reverent Christian sexual ethic.”I personally am glad that out of this misguided move by men in power who have yet to see the light, more people will come to know Margaret Farley and the powerful witness for justice and love that she is.— The Rev. Canon Sara Shisler is canon for spiritual formation at the Episcopal Cathedral of the Incarnation in Baltimore, Maryland. She received a Master of Divinity in 2008 and a Master of Sacred Theology with a concentration in Ethics in 2009, both from Yale Divinity School. Father Steven A. Scarcia says: June 28, 2012 at 10:11 pm A someone who knew you at St. Mark’s On the Hill, I am very proud of you, Sarah. I think that you are dealing with the “massive responsibility that comes with ordained life” as well as any cleric, and much better than most. Youth Minister Lorton, VA June 29, 2012 at 5:55 pm I believe that Sister Farley is in the best of company with those who have been condemned because their thoughts have not followed the “party catholick.” Having been a priest for almost 40 years, I have come to the conclusion that if the church can’t control something, it inevitably condemns it. Sister Farley being a scholar, a thinker, a teacher, a person in tune with her conscience as well as being a woman of faith, can by those very attributes be a threat to those in authority in her church. The scholars of the Roman church see her words sending the “faithful” the wrong message. Though the sister didn’t write her book with the intention of needing an Imprimatur, it was meant to give an open and honest discussion about morality & sexuality. I remember as a young person, my friends who attended the Roman church used to gather at back of the church, where there was posted a listing of which movies the Roman church thought were fine or were objectionable – it was called the Legion of Decency. In actuality, the movies that the church found “objectionable” were the ones that the kids tried to go see. It was as if the church pointed the kids in the opposite direction of where the church intended. I don’t mean that the Church shouldn’t teach about morality or loving sexuality. I believe its main teaching is about human love and how best, as Christian people, should we love one another. The Church has always been good at condemning, excommunicating, damning & silencing. How about listening to Christ’s words in the Holy Scripture; words of forgiveness, joy, compassion & love instead of how we can best manage & keep the institutional church together & the people submissive to clerical authority & threats. Oh, by the way, I recently heard the rumor that the earth is not the center of the universe – can that be? Don’t let the church authorities learn about it! I heard that Galileo is on the church’s most wanted list too! Blessings Sister Farley! This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 Submit a Job Listing Comments are closed. Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC 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 Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET Featured Jobs & Calls New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books An Evening with Aliya Cycon Playing the Oud Lancaster, PA (and streaming online) July 3 @ 7 p.m. ET Remember Holy Land Christians on Jerusalem Sunday, June 20 American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem By Sara ShislerPosted Jun 28, 2012 Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET Virtual Episcopal Latino Ministry Competency Course Online Course Aug. 9-13 Rector Hopkinsville, KY Rector Belleville, IL Episcopal Church releases new prayer book translations into Spanish and French, solicits feedback Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs Submit a Press Release June 28, 2012 at 5:30 pm Thank you for reminding us. Rich Rastetter says: Associate Rector Columbus, GA In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Hires Reverend Kevin W. VanHook, II as Executive Director Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York center_img Rector Tampa, FL Rector Shreveport, LA jm shields says: Rector Bath, NC Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY Rector Knoxville, TN 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 Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 Comments (5) Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis Rector Albany, NY Rector Martinsville, VA Featured Events Course Director Jerusalem, Israel Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR Rector Collierville, TN Cathedral Dean Boise, ID An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC Director of Music Morristown, NJ Seminary of the Southwest announces appointment of two new full time faculty members Seminary of the Southwest Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET June 28, 2012 at 6:09 pm Maybe a broad understand of human relationships is in the “Farley” genes. My grandfather had a long history of anti-Catholic Protestantism. In his final years, however. his closest companion was Father Farley, a rotund priest with a happy smile who visited the rural hospital in the community where my grandfather lived to attend to the spiritual needs of all patients, regardless of church affiliation. When my sister married a Catholic, my grandfather insisted that Father Farley participated in the ceremony. You have been blessed to know a Farley. Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AK Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ Curate Diocese of Nebraska Submit an Event Listing John Kirk says: Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OHlast_img read more

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Ireland see off Italy with strong second half in Dublin

first_imgSunday Feb 26, 2012 Ireland see off Italy with strong second half in Dublin Ireland piled on the points in the second half to come out convincing 42-10 victors over Italy in their Six Nations encounter at Lansdowne Road on Saturday. It’s their first win of this year’s championship and their first of four games on the trot. Tommy Bowe scored twice while Keith Earls, Tom Court, and Andrew Trimble gave Ireland the comfortable win after Italy fought hard in the first half, but failed to take their chances. Jonathan Sexton acknowleged that they will need to up their game ahead of next weekend’s meeting with France. “It wasn’t perfect but we’ll take the win and move on to France next week.”Coach Declan Kidney commended his side for their ‘courage to play’, but said that they need to find the right balance and make sure they don’t get carried away after scoring a few late tries.“There was a bit of wearing down that had to be done in the first 50 minutes, as there are in all test matches. We could probably have done a little more of that in their half rather than ours, but I can’t fault the boys for trying to play,” he said.Captain Paul O’Connell on the other hand said that the scoreline gives them a nice boost in confidence ahead of their trip to Paris.Highlights and clips from all the weekend’s games will be posted in due course. If you have any particular requests, please get in touch via email>.ADVERTISEMENT Posted By: rugbydump Share Send Thanks Sorry there has been an error Related Articles 81 WEEKS AGO scottish prop saves fire victim 84 WEEKS AGO New Rugby X tournament insane 112 WEEKS AGO Vunipola stands by his comments supporting… From the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s DeletedSecrets RevealedDoctors Stunned: She Removes Her Wrinkles With This Inexpensive TipSmart Life ReportsIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier Living10 Types of Women You Should Never MarryNueey30+ Everyday Items with a Secret Hidden PurposeNueeyShe Was the Most Beautiful Girl in the World. What She Looks Like Now is InsaneNueeyThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more

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Update: Villiot-Rapée Apartments / Hamonic + Masson & Associés

first_img Area:  5120 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  Apartments France ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard CopyAbout this officeHamonic + Masson & AssociésOfficeFollow#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousingApartmentsParisResidentialHousingFrancePublished on April 27, 2012Cite: “Update: Villiot-Rapée Apartments / Hamonic + Masson & Associés” 27 Apr 2012. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. 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Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my stream Update: Villiot-Rapée Apartments / Hamonic + Masson & Associés ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard Projects CopyApartments•Paris, France “COPY” Update: Villiot-Rapée Apartments / Hamonic + Masson & AssociésSave this projectSaveUpdate: Villiot-Rapée Apartments / Hamonic + Masson & Associés Photographs 2011 Save this picture!© Sergio Grazia+ 26 Share Photographs:  Sergio GraziaText description provided by the architects. A couple of stone’s throws away from the Gare de Lyon in Paris, whose business district was designed in the 1960s and 1970s by the architect Louis Arretche, lies the Villiot-Rappée block, which is directly connected to the Seine and predominantly residential. Over the last 10 years it has been the subject of a programme of demolition and reconstruction orchestrated by Paris-Habitat OPH. Hamonic + Masson’s project is tucked away in the middle of this block and invisible from rue Villiot apart from through an entrance pierced through the built-up façade of seven-story blocks of flats. It is hidden from rue Van Gogh by gigantic screens of offices and can only be glimpsed from Quai de la Rapée through the occasional break in the row of recent housing developments.The buildings on the fringes of the plot rise densely into the sky. The plot is an enclave, with all the advantages that such a position affords: supposed protection from the hubbub of the city, very few cars, the homely character of a site in a clearing, as well as the ground-level space around the plot which opens it up to the sky and floods it with light. Save this picture!© Sergio GraziaA Breath of Fresh Air The project embraces new concepts of living together primarily based on generous outdoor spaces, both private (balconies) and communal (floor area), as well as on an extrapolation of the advantages of detached houses, which have now disappeared forever from Paris – having one’s own floor space and thus being rooted in the soil.The starting point of the project, the ground, accompanies and moulds itself to the natural level, twists and transforms itself, hosts different disciplines, guides and accompanies residents, visitors and passers-by – and makes it into a home. Each level and each flat has a different floor lending itself to different practices and uses. Rather than being like a balcony, a loggia (or a terrace), which can be seen and used on a daily basis, winds its way around the outside of the flats and gives residents the feeling that they live outdoors. This “poured garden” creates close ties to the building’s external environment. Save this picture!© Sergio GraziaTwo Hybrids The project involves two blocks of flats, one of 11 stories above the ground floor and the other of 8 stories above ground floor. They stand out not only because of their height but also because of their movement, one being a hybrid of the other and their proximity creating the impression of shifting morphology. They are connected by their moving relationship to the ground. Eyes Wide Shut The two blocks of flats have 360° views, like watchtowers, even though the crowded horizon prevents them from being open to the four winds. The realistic approach to these surroundings gives a different feel to everything. The internal space at each level of the two towers, measuring 16 m by 17 m, is well designed and structured as an open space around a central core housing the stairs and lifts, but instead of the expected openings and the hoped-for transparency, there is a game of mirrors. These high-rise flats do not have a sweeping view of the horizon but rather eyes that are half-open and directed towards the centre of the island. Save this picture!© Sergio GraziaClimate planning and sound-proofing have also left their mark… and permitted a system of “truly outdoor spaces” that are therefore independent of the internal floor-plan, creating a stack of more or less closed terraces and more or less open loggias wrapped around the four sides of each tower like a “serpentine”. One can stroll around a flat, walk out of the bedroom and into the living room; there are many paths to choose from and many surprises in store. But the main thing is that no one can see their downstairs neighbor, and the flats opposite are occluded by screen walls and balustrades. Inside, the flats are arranged around a central structural core that houses the flows, stairs and lifts. Each landing serves three to four flats. Only these cores and the façades are weight-bearing, which means that the decks can be opened up and the floor-plan reversed. Flats today, but tomorrow? The silver-colored gangway ceilings underscore the difference between inside and outside. The loggias in the covered ribbons are clad in aluminium and the balcony areas in stainless steel. Then, a system of aluminium screen walls, colored glass, stainless steel lists and mirror sheets, stacked up on top of each other, story on story, contribute to deconstructing the façades and to mix up inside and outside, giving our two towers a Parisian caravanserai look.Save this picture!© Sergio GraziaProject gallerySee allShow less’BubbleDeck’ Technology at Harvey Mudd College / MATT ConstructionArticlesAD Round Up: Housing Part IXArticlesProject locationAddress:60 Rue de Rivoli, 75004 Paris, FranceLocation to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address. Share ArchDaily “COPY” Architects: Hamonic + Masson & Associés Area Area of this architecture projectlast_img read more

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Debris House / Wallmakers

first_img India ArchDaily P.S. Suresh – Shivranjini Constructions Projects “COPY” Manufacturers: Benelave, EBCO, Simpolo Save this picture!© Anand Jaju+ 37Curated by María Francisca González Share Masonry Contractors: Photographs Area:  194 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Debris House / WallmakersSave this projectSaveDebris House / Wallmakers “COPY” 2015 Houses Debris House / Wallmakers Architects: Wallmakers Area Area of this architecture project ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard Lead Architects: Year:  ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard Fabrication Team:Kunjumon James, J.K steelsMEP:Unni Krishnan Sajith LalTeam:Archana Nambiar, Jinsy Ann Rajan, Shobitha Jacob, Melvin Davis, Vijith, Abdul Aseeb, Sagar Kudtarkar, Dawal Dasari, Suhaas, Shekkizar, Srivarshini JMCity:PathanamthittaCountry:IndiaMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Anand JajuRecommended ProductsWoodLunawoodThermowood FacadesDoorsLinvisibileLinvisibile Curved Hinged Door | AlbaDoorspanoramah!®ah! PivotEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesIsland Exterior FabricatorsCurtain Wall Facade SystemsText description provided by the architects. Nestled in a quaint township, is this rammed earth residence for a family of six. The site was at a slope with remnants of many demolished buildings.  Maximizing the given area the building is set in multiple levels to accommodate the family and to meet the client’s dreams in the most feasible way.Save this picture!Ground floor planThere is a lot of potential in dealing with small urban and sub-urban homes for clients who approach architects with limited budgets and elaborate programs. Houses are aspirational investments for many in developing sub-urban landscape of India sometimes demanding a lifetime of savings from the clients. Very different from weekend homes, these houses have become prototypes in themselves and act as pivots for the life of the inhabitants.Save this picture!© Anand JajuThis house employs recycled and eco-sensitive materials in its making with much care all the while ensuring that the material limitations are overcome and an expressive architecture is allowed to emerge from the constraints. The Debris wall is built over a discovered foundation and with materials that are recycled from the site. The coconut shell filler slab enables the architect to reduce concrete in the same. While the house uses numerous alternate technologies, there is a certain whimsy and playfulness in its design.Save this picture!SectionThe small court ensures ventilation and the windows made from scrap but with a certain careful detailing. The levels of the site are explored for connections within and the house maintains a scale with sensitivity towards the neighbourhood.Save this picture!© Anand JajuAs urban influence spreads in smaller towns, many aspire for homes that often mimic the city with use of glass, concrete, steel and other urban materials that dominate the imagery. By resisting this omnipresent phenomenon and generating an architecture that is modern and yet, responsive to the specific conditions of its context will perhaps enable the towns to find their unique language.Save this picture!© Anand JajuPROJECT TECHNOLOGY:Considering the local nuances and the economic constraints, the materials were responsibly chosen; the walls rose out from the earth that was dug out within the site, the debris from the earlier building is turned to a curvilinear wall that forms the central courtyard and becomes the central focus of the house which is called the Debris Wall and is also the advent of a new technology.Save this picture!© WallmakersRecycled wood is used to create the furniture which derives it form from boxes to store lots of books for the client who is a school teacher. Further green initiatives include a rainwater harvesting and recycling system and a responsive passive air circulation achieved through the careful planning of the courtyard and the facades. The windows protected with meter boxes from a local scrapyard create a mural on the rammed earth walls as the day goes by. Coconut shells used as fillers in the concrete roof give a contemporary touch to the structure. The latter half of the house incorporates Ferrocement shell roofs. Looking at the local context, the project strikes out, humbly maintaining its commitment to the society and the environment.Save this picture!© Anand JajuDEBRIS WALL:Using meshed (22 gauge chicken mesh )casing reinforced with 6mm bars at 2 feet intervals vertically and horizontally, lump sized Debris added with 10% gravel and 5% cement and 5%manufactured sand with water was slightly tamped in 2cm layers to form the set of walls defining the entrance.INITIAL EMBODIED ENERGY:Debris walls consume 5 times less energy than a fired brick wall:Embodied energy of Debris wall = 850 MJ/m3Country fired brick Wall = 4,501.25 MJ/m3CARBON FOOTPRINTRammed earth walls are polluting 4 times less than country fired brick walls:Carbon footprint of Rammed earth wall cement = 110.11 Kg of CO2 /m3Country fired brick wall = 444.12 Kg of CO2 /m3Save this picture!© WallmakersRAMMED EARTH:-The other walls of the building are made of rammed earth directly from raw earth with 5% cement stabilization. Not only is the technique highly effective but it is also very strong with dry crushing compressive strength ranging from 6mpa-8mpa.INITIAL EMBODIED ENERGY:Rammed earth walls consume 4 times less energy than a fired brick wall:Embodied energy of Rammed earth wall = 1,112.36 MJ/m3Country fired brick wall = 4,501.25 MJ/m3CARBON FOOTPRINTRammed earth walls are polluting 4 times less than country fired brick walls:Carbon footprint of Rammed earth wall cement = 110.11 Kg of CO2 /m3Country fired brick wall = 444.12 Kg of CO2 /m3Save this picture!© WallmakersFERROCEMENT SHELLS:Roof is made of precast ferrocement shells lifted and placed in position manually. These wafer-like structures are steel reinforced arched shells with effective thickness of 1.5cm and they take equal load of respective R.C.C slabs. They effectively reduce the overall cement consumption by 40% and steel consumption by 30%.These replace the R.C.C Slab in roofing as they are as strong as 1200 kg/m2Save this picture!© WallmakersSPECIAL FEATURES:Further green initiatives include a rainwater harvesting and recycling system and a responsive passive air circulation achieved through the careful planning of the courtyard and the facades. The windows protected with meter boxes from a local scrapyard create a mural on the rammed earth walls as the day goes by. Coconut shells used as fillers in the concrete roof give a contemporary touch to the structure. The latter half of the house incorporates Ferrocement shell roofs. Looking at the local context, the project strikes out, humbly maintaining its commitment to the society and the environment.Save this picture!© Anand JajuProject gallerySee allShow lessFolding Settlement F3.stu / Atelier ProsperingSelected ProjectsThe Austin / Edmonds + Lee ArchitectsSelected Projects Share CopyHouses, Sustainability•Pathanamthitta, India Photographs:  Anand Jaju, Wallmakers Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project Vinu Daniel CopyAbout this officeWallmakersOfficeFollowProductsWoodConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesSustainabilityPathanamthittaIndiaPublished on October 20, 2018Cite: “Debris House / Wallmakers” 19 Oct 2018. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. 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New £20m community investment fund will help charities that provide “local solutions”

first_imgNew £20m community investment fund will help charities that provide “local solutions” Howard Lake | 26 February 2014 | News Tagged with: Finance Funding AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis  64 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis A new £20 million social investment fund providing loans of up to £1 million to charities and social enterprises launches today [Wednesday 26 February 2014].The Community Investment Fund – set up by fund management company Social and Sustainable Capital – will offer loans from £250,000 to £1 million to “community-based” organisations that aim improve the lives of vulnerable and disadvantaged local people and “provide local solutions to local needs, create jobs, and develop the local economy”.The fund, which expects to invest around £5 million a year, will focus on supporting organisations that provide health and social care, education, training and employment support, and children’s services.Ben Rick, the founder of Social and Sustainable Capital, said the Community Investment Fund had been “designed to allow for substantial individual investments into the best social organisations serving their communities”.The fund is financed by social finance company Social Investment Business and social investment bank Big Society Capital, which have both committed £10 million to it. But Social and Sustainable Capital hopes to attract further investors who are looking for social as well as financial returns.The fund’s backers say they expect demand for finance from charities and social enterprises to rise to £1 billion by 2015.Charities and social enterprises seeking investment from the fund can apply through the Community Investment Fund‘s website. About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of Researching massive growth in giving.last_img read more

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Research into the ‘new fundraisers’ almost complete

first_img  28 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis1 AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis1 Research into the ‘new fundraisers’ almost complete 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. Data collection from Dr Beth Breeze’s study into what makes a great fundraiser is now almost complete.More that 1,200 fundraisers have completed the online survey, which included questions about personal and professional backgrounds as well as a personality test and an emotional intelligence scale.This was followed up by 40 in-depth interviews with successful fundraisers ­– defined as those leading large fundraising departments and/or peer-recognised excellence such as award recipients.Final interviews are now being arranged, and Dr Breeze has asked anyone wishing to take part to contact her at the University of Kent.The results of the study – which has been funded with a grant from the Leverhulme Trust – will be published in a book from Policy Press in early 2017 called ‘The New Fundraisers: who organises generosity in contemporary society?’. Howard Lake | 25 November 2014 | News Tagged with: Research / statisticslast_img read more

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George Jackson: Marxist-Leninist, abolitionist, revolutionary!

first_imgAs we commemorate the 49th anniversary of the Attica Uprising of 1971, the Prisoners Solidarity Committee of Workers World Party is inspired to once again raise the name of our comrade George Jackson. A revolutionary philosopher and communist militant, Jackson’s writings have inspired workers on both sides of the prison walls for decades. His assassination in California’s Soledad State Prison on Aug. 21, 1971, set off a chain of events that led to prisoners at Attica organizing their own historic rebellion just a few weeks later.His words remain relevant: “Settle your quarrels, come together, understand the reality of our situation, understand that fascism is already here, that people are already dying who could be saved, that generations more will live poor butchered half-lives if you fail to act. Do what must be done, discover your humanity and your love in revolution.”This September 23 would have been the 79th birthday of Jackson, one of the leaders of the Black Panther Party. George Jackson, presente!FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thislast_img read more

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