A building at the University of Kent and an ultra modern private home have won top architecture awards.Both were named among the five buildings in the south east to win an award from the Royal Institute of British Architects (Riba) at a ceremony in Weybridge.The two Kent winners were the £35million Sibson Building at the university's Canterbury site, and Black House, a stylish home in Great Chart, near Ashford, which takes its inspiration from the gardens at Sissinghurst Castle.Regional jury chair, Sarah Featherstone, said of this year’s RIBA South East Award winners: “The variety of the entries was fantastic, ranging from private houses to the larger public and institutional buildings."The south east has an incredible architectural heritage, with buildings that have the capacity to amaze, inspire and improve our quality of life.”Designed by Penoyre & Prasad, the university's building was opened last May and houses the new Kent Business School and its School … [Read more...] about Two Kent buildings scoop top RIBA Awards
Marwa Eltagouri, The Washington Post Published 11:35 am, Thursday, May 17, 2018 Now that I graduated from @KentState, I can finally arm myself on campus. I should have been able to do so as a student- especially since 4 unarmed students were shot and killed by the government on this campus. #CampusCarryNow pic.twitter.com/a91fQH44cq— Kaitlin Marie (@KaitMarieox) May 13, 2018 If Kaitlin Bennett had been allowed to carry a gun at Kent State University as a student, she wouldn't have carried an AR-10 rifle. She would have carried her handgun instead. But the 22-year-old said she chose to pose with the rifle for her graduation photos Sunday because it made for a stronger symbol: That, as a non-student, she could at last arm herself on the northeast Ohio campus. To Bennett, the photo was the culmination of her years as a conservative student activist, during which she advocated for students to be able to carry concealed weapons on the same campus where, almost 50 years … [Read more...] about The story behind the viral photo of a Kent State graduate posing with her cap
Not all heroes wear capes. Here's how you can build goodwill in the workplace and have coworkers singing your praises. Matthew McCreary Published 1:00 pm, Thursday, May 17, 2018 Photo: Warner Bros. Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 Photo: Warner Bros. Be Clark Kent, Not Superman: 5 Simple Ways to Become the Office Superhero 1 / 1 Back to Gallery A superhero goes above and beyond to help others, and if you work in the same space as your team, you know that working together isn’t just about, well, work. It’s about creating a harmonious environment where people feel included, important and happy. You probably spend nearly as much time (if not more) with your coworkers as you do with your family. So why wouldn’t you take the time to cultivate office relationships, the same way you do in other walks … [Read more...] about Be Clark Kent, Not Superman: 5 Simple Ways to Become the Office Superhero
Democracy Dies in Darkness Sections Home Try 1 month for $1 Username Sign In Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Subscribe Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Accessibility for screenreader Grade Point by Marwa Eltagouri by Marwa Eltagouri Email the author May 16 at 9:15 PM Email the author Kaitlin Bennett, 22, poses with an AR-10 rifle in her graduation photos. (Photo courtesy of Liberty Hangout) If Kaitlin Bennett had been allowed to carry a gun at Kent State University as a student, she wouldn’t have carried an AR-10 rifle. She would have carried her handgun instead. But the 22-year-old said she chose to pose with the rifle for her graduation photos Sunday because it made for a stronger symbol: That, as a non-student, she could at last arm herself on the northeast Ohio … [Read more...] about The story behind the viral photo of a Kent State graduate posing with her cap — and a rifle.
DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 16, 2018--The "Global Water Purifier Market - Technologies, Market share and Industry Forecast to 2024" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.The global water purifier market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 10.5% during forecast period (2017-2024).Wide range of water pollution creates primarily necessity of water purifiers in urban areas of developing economies. Other driving factors include increasing disposable income of consumers, increasing health consciousness among consumers, increasing water borne diseases, innovation in technology and product development. There are two major challenges that are negatively impacting the growth of market is lack of awareness and strict regulatory standards by the government.Asia Pacific dominates the market globally in terms of revenue followed by North America and Europe. This is due to factors such as growing environmental pollution and exhausting ground water resources, depriving quality of … [Read more...] about Global Water Purifier Market Technologies, Market share and Industry Forecasts 2018-2024: Key Players are Kent RO, GE, Best Water Technology & Whirlpool