Cathedral Dean Boise, ID Rector Smithfield, NC Press Release Service Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME Youth Minister Lorton, VA Submit an Event Listing Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AK Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT Rector Albany, NY Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR Course Director Jerusalem, Israel Remember Holy Land Christians on Jerusalem Sunday, June 20 American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem 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 An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET 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 Director of Music Morristown, NJ Rector Collierville, TN Curate Diocese of Nebraska Rector Pittsburgh, PA Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC Rector Belleville, IL Featured Jobs & Calls Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 Un viajero encuentra que los cristianos coptos aman a sus prójimos pese a los ataques que han sufrido Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET Rector Bath, NC Rector Hopkinsville, KY Rector Martinsville, VA Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC Gavin Rogers comparte unos tragos con vecinos de “la ciudad de la basura” o la comunidad Zabaleen. Su guía, Wael Fahim, de camisa blanca, aparece sentado a la extrema izquierda. Foto de Matthew Aragonés. [Episcopal News Service] Por lo general, el oír que hay disturbios en un país no inspira a la gente a viajar allí. Pero cuando el Rdo. Gavin Roger se enteró de que docenas de iglesias cristianas estaban siendo incendiadas en Egipto, después de las protestas que provocó el derrocamiento del presidente Mohamed Morsi, su respuesta fue: “tengo que ir”.Rogers, ministro de la iglesia de Cristo y ministro para las misiones, los jóvenes y las familias jóvenes en la iglesia episcopal de San Pedro [St. Peter’s Episcopal Church] en Kerrville, Texas, realizó recientemente dos viajes a Egipto para reunirse con la comunidad cristiana afectada y ver por sí mismo lo que estaba sucediendo. Estas fueron visitas con un propósito, aunque sin un itinerario.“La gente dice ‘¿qué vas a hacer?’” mientras estés allí, dijo Rogers. “Bueno, realmente nada. Todo lo que hacemos es compartir la solidaridad. Sólo recordarnos mutuamente que ‘no están solos’”.Rogers viajó a Egipto del 15 al 20 de septiembre y de nuevo del 2 al 15 de octubre. Pero, de algún modo, el viaje comenzó realmente cuando emprendió una peregrinación a Egipto en 2006 luego de estudiar cristianismo alejandrino mientras hacía su maestría en la Escuela de Teología de Duke, en Durham, Carolina del Norte. Se enteró de algunas de las “cosas radicales” que hacían los monjes en los monasterios del desierto para guardar la Cuaresma, tales como meterse en una cueva, ponerse una piedra en la boca y mantenerse en silencio. Una vez de regreso a su casa, una pregunta le había estado rondando la cabeza: ¿qué podía hacer él en Cuaresma que realmente lo “llevara a una situación límite”?Se había graduado de Duke. Consiguió un empleo como líder de jóvenes y misiones en una iglesia bautista de San Antonio, Texas, que dirigía un centro comunitario en el centro de la ciudad. Y, en 2012, tuvo una inspiración: pasaría una Cuaresma sin hogar, viviendo como algunos de los “vecinos desamparados” a los que el centro les prestaba servicios.“Fue una aventura sorprendente. En verdad llegué a sentirme cerca de algunos de mis prójimos”, contó él. “Todos ellos con diferentes experiencias vitales”.Comenzó por dormir en un albergue municipal al aire libre, luego en lugares tales como edificios y furgonetas abandonados. “No le dije a nadie que yo era pastor”, dijo Rogers, que está ahora en el proceso de discernimiento en la Iglesia Episcopal. “En los 48 días que estuve en las calles nadie me preguntó por qué yo me encontraba sin hogar… Simplemente vivía entre ellos, quería ser parte de su ambiente, ser tratado de la misma manera que ellos”.“Aprendí que todos tenemos una humanidad común y que en verdad la razón por la que a veces no reconocemos a los desamparados o a nuestros prójimos sin hogar es porque tememos resultar vulnerables”.Durante los días que pasó sin casa, conoció a la Rda. Lorenza Andrade Smith, ministra de la Iglesia Metodista Unida, que estaba dedicando tres años a “vivir bajo las estrellas” como una persona sin hogar. “Ella no tiene dinero, no tiene agenda… Todos los días, hace sólo lo que ellos hacen, y se ocupa de ellos y ellos la cuidan. No es algo unilateral, como tantos de nuestros viajes misioneros”.Los dos se hicieron amigos. Luego, en agosto de 2013, Rogers estaba trabajando en Camp Capers, un centro de conferencias de la Diócesis Episcopal de Texas Occidental, cuando vio un informe de CNN sobre las iglesias que estaban quemando durante el estallido de violencia en Egipto. “Me afectó por una razón”, dijo él. “Yo había estado allí”.“Tres minutos después de haber empezado a leer el artículo, llamé a Lorenza… y le dije: ‘tenemos que irnos a Egipto’”.Un mes más tarde, estaban en camino. “Aterrizamos y durante esa semana estuvimos a merced de las personas con que nos encontrábamos, intentando entrar en las ciudades y comunidades que fueron afectadas por estas tragedias, por estas iglesias que estaban quemando. Queríamos hablar con los sacerdotes o las hermanas o los ministros coptos que se veían afectados por todo esto. Todo lo que oíamos en la prensa era sobre lo mal que estaban”.Les tomó cuatro días convencer a alguien que los llevara en auto a Minya, una zona a unas cuatro horas al sur del Cairo donde se decía que había ocurrido la mayoría de los ataques. Una vez allí, “todo lo que pudimos hacer fue tomar fotos”, dijo Rogers.“Durante los dos primeros días de nuestro viaje, Lorenza y yo nos limitamos a conocer a taxistas y personas de la localidad y a escuchar sus historias y su opinión sobre todo”. Encontraron a un chofer llamado Muhammed que estuvo dispuesto a llevarlos a un monasterio copto que se había librado del ataque, pero no a los sitios de las iglesias quemadas. “Él nos dijo, ‘vuestra vida y la mía y la vida de mi familia son más importantes que el que ustedes lleguen a Minya’”.Durante el trayecto, habló de su vida como musulmán. “Para nosotros, él era un musulmán muy moderado”, dijo Rogers. “Nos pareció muy genuino y muy preocupado por lo que respecta a su país”. Se refería a los cristianos y a los musulmanes, particularmente en Egipto, como parientes cercanos —hermanos o primos.Si bien usábamos la palabra “copto” para significar cristiano en Egipto, dijo Rogers, el término originalmente significaba simplemente egipcio. En Egipto, “muchísimas personas tienen un sentido de unidad y de orgullo entre las dos fes”, agregó. “Eso me enseñó muchísimo. Incluso en las graves diferencias que probablemente son de vida y muerte para muchas personas, ¿cómo puede uno vivir con el otro o con tu enemigo o con el vecino que no te gusta o con quien no estás de acuerdo? En Egipto, logras ver el lado más hermoso de eso, porque a veces lo hacen bien. Pero también ves el lado violento de esa decisión”.“Eso es algo que aprendí: muchísimas personas optan por amar a sus prójimos”, dijo, añadiendo que le gustaría cuestionar la noción dictada por la prensa y por los extremistas de que tal amor es imposible. “Querría creer que es posible. Cristo dijo que era posible”.En el monasterio de Wadi Natrum, ellos vieron esto en acción, mientras su chofer y uno de los monjes compartían el té. Observando como los dos discutían problemas de fe, podían verles asentir con la cabeza, y luego disentir, pero ellos lo dejaban pasar”.Muhammed y el monje terminaron su té, se abrazaron y posaron juntos para los fotógrafos. : ¿Qué podría lograrse bebiendo más té?, musitó Rogers.De izquierda a derecha, la madre superiora del convento e iglesia católica del Buen Pastor, en Suez; el guía Wael Fahim y Gavin Rogers supervisando los daños después que el Buen Pastor fuera atacado y quemado durante un brote de violencia en agosto pasado. Foto de Matthew Aragonés.Finalmente, hacía el final de su viaje, conocieron a Wael Fahim, un guía de turismo que se encontraba desempleado y que los llevó a Minya, donde fotografiaron algunos de los edificios afectados. Luego Rogers se fue a Texas, para hablar en un evento ya concertado, prometiendo regresar a Egipto tan pronto pudiera.De regreso a Egipto La oportunidad se le presentó más pronto de lo que él esperaba. Al final de su plática [en Texas], una mujer se le acercó y le dijo: “Auspiciaré su próximo viaje”.Fue así que Rogers regresó a Egipto por dos semanas, esta vez acompañado de Matthew Aragonés, estudiante de cuarto año en la Universidad (católica) de San Eduardo [St. Edward’s (Roman Catholic) University] en Austin, a quien él había conocido durante su ministerio con los jóvenes. Rogers se reconectó con Fahim, quien los guió durante su viaje. Esta vez, “vimos todo”.Gavin Rogers se reunió con el papa copto Tawadros II durante su segunda visita a Egipto. Foto de Matthew Aragonés.Eso incluyó una reunión de 15 minutos con el papa copto.El papa copto Tawadros II les dio una cruz que dice en árabe: “El amor nunca falla”. Y él le pidió que los cristianos estadounidenses continúen orando por él y por la Iglesia, que no se olviden de lo que ha sucedido y que amen a las personas que tienen en su entorno, dijo Rogers. “¿Cómo ayudan a Egipto? Él en esencia dijo: ‘amen a su prójimo’”.Rogers y Aragonés visitaron cuatro comunidades eclesiásticas, hablaron con monjes, sacerdotes y monjas cuyos edificios fueron atacados. Viajaron dos veces a Suez, una zona muy afectada por los ataques de la Hermandad Musulmana a las iglesias. Visitaron iglesias, un convento y un monasterio latino, “todos ellos quemados y destruidos”.“Logré hablar con las hermanas [del convento] que estaban allí ese día cuando esto sucedió…cómo tuvieron que rescatar a los niños de la escuela”, contó Rogers. Sin embargo, mientras hablaba con ellas, fue como si estuvieran haciendo un recorrido por un edificio nuevo, explicó él. Yo estaba algo lloroso, y ellas estaban sonriendo y riéndose porque se sentían jubilosas”.Las monjas se dieron cuenta de que, aunque sus atacantes pudieran intimidarlas, no tenían que imponerles su respuesta. “Ver eso fue completamente inspirador”.Las monjas le dieron algunas páginas de un libro de oración y otros objetos quemados como recuerdos. “Cuando los miro, no veo el pesar. Veo la esperanza, veo la alegría y la confianza y la manera de actuar motivada por el amor. Resultó fascinante”.Secciones de un libro de oración y de una estampa de las iglesias quemadas en Suez. Foto Gavin Rogers.En Suez, visitaron también la iglesia anglicana del Buen Pastor. “Fue la única iglesia que no quemaron”, explicó Rogers. Aunque fue atacada, fue la única iglesia sin tanques que la protegieran. “Ese sacerdote anglicano le pidió al Ejército que no la protegiera con tanques. La Hermandad Musulmana buscó los sitios que contaban con protección del Ejército y los incendió”.Al final, Rogers cree haber tenido éxito en encontrar testimonios de esperanza y de amor, y de compartir solidaridad con los cristianos de Egipto. “Tal como dijo el papa [copto], el amor nunca falla. A veces es tan sencillo como ir allí y dar una vuelta. Partimos juntos el pan, nos dieron de beber y nos asomamos a su vida, y resultó sorprendente [comprobar] cuánto júbilo derivaron de esta [experiencia].– Sharon Sheridan es corresponsal de Episcopal News Service. Traducción de Vicente Echerri. Submit a Press Release New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA Episcopal Church releases new prayer book translations into Spanish and French, solicits feedback Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs Seminary of the Southwest announces appointment of two new full time faculty members Seminary of the Southwest Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA An Evening with Aliya Cycon Playing the Oud Lancaster, PA (and streaming online) July 3 @ 7 p.m. ET Featured Events Rector Tampa, FL Rector Shreveport, LA Submit a Job Listing Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group Por Sharon SheridanPosted Dec 2, 2013 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 Virtual Episcopal Latino Ministry Competency Course Online Course Aug. 9-13 Associate Rector Columbus, GA Rector Knoxville, TN AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis Rector Washington, DC
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Please enter your comment! Extended hours and days highlights this year’s event“Christmas is most truly Christmas when we celebrate it by giving the light of love to those who need it most.”~ Ruth Carter Stapleton Welcome to the Christmas season.The 2017 Apopka Festival of Trees illuminates the holidays with an official Opening Day Ceremony today at 5:30 PM, at the Apopka City Hall (120 E. Main Street). Admission is free. A tree-lighting ceremony will be held at dusk.The 14th Annual Festival features special holiday decorations, music, carolers from the Apopka High School Chorus, a bake sale, and Santa Claus.And the main event for two weeks will be a spectacular display of trees, which will be at City Hall through December 17th.The trees will be sold at a silent auction starting at 5:30 p.m on December 17th. Interested bidders can sign up at each tree location in the City Hall atrium. Proceeds will benefit the Apopka Historical Society, custodian of the Museum of the Apopkans, 122 East Fifth Street.Sunday’s kick-off lighting ceremony will include a visit from Santa Claus, who will read the children’s classic, “The Night Before Christmas.”These are the hours of operation for the festival:Festival of Trees begins on Sunday, December 3rd at 5:30 and closes December 17th.All trees, wreaths, lanterns will be on view and open for bidding from December 3-17.The Festival will be open during working hours of City Hall 8 am – 5 pm daily with extended hours as follows:Thursday, Dec. 7 – open until 8 pmSaturday, Dec. 9 – 10 am to 3 pmSunday, Dec. 10 – 2 pm to 5 pmThursday, Dec. 14 – open until 8 pmSaturday, Dec. 16 – 10 am to 3 pmCLOSING DAY Dec. 17 – 2 pm until approx 8 pm The Anatomy of Fear LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply TAGS2017 Apopka Festival of Trees Previous articleWant to help the people around you? SmileNext articleVote for Mayor and Seat #1 in The Apopka Voice online election poll Denise Connell RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Support conservation and fish with NEW Florida specialty license plate Free webinar for job seekers on best interview answers, hosted by Goodwill June 11 You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Please enter your name here
“COPY” Manufacturers: Studco, Atlas Schindler, Johns Manville, Metal Sales Manufacturing Corp., Milgard, Provenza Floors, Shaw, Vista Paint, Halo, Miracote, Takagi Products translation missing: en-US.post.svg.material_description Cloverdale749 / Lorcan O’Herlihy ArchitectsSave this projectSaveCloverdale749 / Lorcan O’Herlihy Architects 2014 Cloverdale749 / Lorcan O’Herlihy Architects Architects: Lorcan O’Herlihy Architects Area Area of this architecture project ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/555149/cloverdale749-loha-architects Clipboard Products used in this ProjectDoorsStudcoFlush Finish Door Jamb – EzyJambProject Team:Donnie Schmidt, Alex Morassut, Dana LydonArchitect In Charge:Lorcan O’HerlihyCity:Los AngelesCountry:United StatesMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Lawrence AndersonText description provided by the architects. Cloverdale749 is located around the block from the historically significant Miracle Mile hub comprising the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the A+D Architecture and Design Museum, and other noteworthy cultural destinations. Adhering to a strategy to maximize land use and capitalize on zoning, the building’s 10,500 square feet push against floor area and density limitations determined by the lot’s size and location. In essence, this project is a volume that cannot expand further.Save this picture!© Lawrence AndersonCloverdale749’s footprint and volume were determined by zoning and development needs, yet within these parameters LOHA explored the threshold between the unit and the street, establishing a veil of transformable layers that promotes a hybridized relationship between private and public zones.Save this picture!© Lawrence AndersonThe project’s façade is a study in juxtaposing simplicity with complexity, celebrating the structure’s volume with a choreographed display of permeable layers. The building envelope introduces a visual fragmentation that allows for varied experiences of privacy along the edges of each unit.Save this picture!Floor PlanA blurring of interior and exterior spaces is integral to the design and, dependent on viewing and lighting angles, the building’s sheathing reveals and conceals patios. Circulation is pushed to the exterior, eliminating the need for climate-controlled inner hallways. Private open balconies front the street while the rooftop offers decks overlooking the city. Internally, the units feature open plan layouts, illuminated by light that floods in through clerestories and expansive glazing.Save this picture!© Lawrence AndersonThe project’s integration with its surroundings is upheld by carefully considered deck, window, and walkway placements so that vistas of the Hollywood Sign and Downtown Los Angeles are highlighted from within.Save this picture!© Lawrence AndersonThe form also presents a visually striking contrast on a street otherwise occupied by neutral stucco neighbors so typical of Southern California apartment structures.Save this picture!© Lawrence AndersonThis project’s white skin is a powerful statement of contemporary urban optimism that injects a distinct presence into its surrounding historic fabric.Save this picture!DiagramProject gallerySee allShow lessMarc Mimram Reveals Design for New TGV Station in MontpellierUnbuilt ProjectDEFACED Makes a Stand Against Controversial Demolition of NYC Graffiti MeccaUnbuilt ProjectProject locationAddress:Los Angeles, CA, USALocation to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address. Share ArchDaily CopyHousing•Los Angeles, United States Area: 10500 ft² Year Completion year of this architecture project “COPY” Photographs Projects Photographs: Lawrence Anderson Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project Year: United States Save this picture!© Lawrence Anderson+ 16 Share ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/555149/cloverdale749-loha-architects Clipboard Housing CopyAbout this officeLorcan O’Herlihy ArchitectsOfficeFollowProductsSteelConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousingLos AngelesUnited StatesPublished on October 13, 2014Cite: “Cloverdale749 / Lorcan O’Herlihy Architects” 13 Oct 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021.
Thailand Year: Houses Overlapping House / VaSLab ArchitectureSave this projectSaveOverlapping House / VaSLab Architecture Photographs Photographs: Spaceshift Studio Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project “COPY” Architects: VaSLab Architecture Area Area of this architecture project 2016 CopyHouses•Pak Chong District, Thailand Manufacturers: SCG, TPS Garden WoodInterior Designer:PHTAA Living DesignLandscape Architect:MAGLAStructural Engineer:Konpoj JittijaroonlarpMain Contractor:Doubleclick ConstructionArchitect In Charge:Vasu VirajsilpCity:Pak Chong DistrictCountry:ThailandMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Spaceshift StudioRecommended ProductsWindowsJansenWindows – Janisol PrimoWindowsOTTOSTUMM | MOGSWindow Systems – BronzoFinestra B40WindowsStudcoSteel Window Reveal – EzyRevealWindowspanoramah!®ah!38 – FlexibilityText description provided by the architects. Overlapping House is located in Nakhonratchasima, Thailand, close to Khao Yai National Park, the 3rd largest park in Thailand with 300 kilo square meters. The area is famous for tropical seasonal forests and grasslands. This 1,351 sqm. vacation house is designed to be a weekend getaway for the house owner, Yuwalee Leenutapong and her family. It consists of 8 bedrooms, common area of living-dining-pantry, an onsen, and big balconies and outdoor terraces including the rooftop that overlooks the beautiful mountains.Save this picture!© Spaceshift StudioSave this picture!© Spaceshift StudioInspired from the contour at the hillside site, the architect from Vaslab Architecture designs the floor levels and the mass-form of the house to overlap each other creating a number of different recreational spaces throughout the house. As the house sits on the top of the hill, the architect takes the design advantage to have its front façade facing north to see the best of the panoramic mountain views, which makes all the 8 bedrooms and the ground floor common space sharing the same views. The house main axis runs along the site contour in east-west direction and it gets also the good natural ventilation from the southwest. As seen from the exterior, one can see the two deviated masses interlock and overlap with each other. The overlapping characteristic of these 1st and 2nd levels creates a number of different shaded and sunny areas that are used for recreational spaces including the front all-day shaded terrace that can look out to see the mountain lines and the BBQ terrace that sits on the lower level.Save this picture!© Spaceshift StudioSave this picture!© Spaceshift StudioThe house structure is post-beam reinforced concrete system with the mat foundation for the footing as the house is located on the rock mountain. The exterior finishes are bare-concrete and local mountain stones, designed to be harmonious with the site context. Teak wood is used to soften the masculine façade and it also continues outside-in to the interior spaces.Save this picture!© Spaceshift StudioNot only that the deviated axis defines the exterior house form, the interior space and its functions are also defined by this deviated axis. For all the rooms and spaces are not in the symmetrical shapes, as seen in other general houses, that makes the function arrangement of the spaces quite challenging and more interesting. For the house interior, PHTAA Living Design, takes this challenging point and then designs the open-plan for the first floor common area where all the divided functional spaces are all connected in the big living space with no walls but each has its own boundary.Save this picture!© Spaceshift StudioSave this picture!1st Floor PlanSave this picture!© Spaceshift StudioProduct Description. The use of grey skim coat over the cast-in-place concrete and brick walls helps smoothing the exterior and interior finishes. It is also durable and sustainable for the weather in Nakhon Ratchasima.Save this picture!© Spaceshift StudioProject gallerySee allShow lessUnder One Roof / Kengo Kuma & AssociatesSelected ProjectsA Hutong Home Renovation / CAASelected Projects Share ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/801356/overlapping-house-vaslab-architecture Clipboard Projects Area: 1351 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Overlapping House / VaSLab Architecture “COPY” CopyAbout this officeVaSLab ArchitectureOfficeFollowProductsWoodStoneConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesPak Chong DistrictThailandPublished on December 15, 2016Cite: “Overlapping House / VaSLab Architecture” 14 Dec 2016. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021.
Source: NAFB news service Previous articleFiber to the Farm, a Reality for One Rural Area of IndianaNext articleASA Announces 2014 Officers and Committee Assignments Gary Truitt Frank LucasCiting the confirmation of a House Republican aide – The Hagstrom Report said Friday that farm bill conferees may hold a public session next week. Nothing has been officially scheduled – but next week does market the only one in which the House and Senate are both in session for the remainder of the year. Farm Bill Conference Chair Frank Lucas has said issues like country-of-origin labeling for meat and changes to the Packers and Stockyards Act would likely be discussed and voted on in a public session. USDA late Thursday said farm bill negotiations should continue until House and Senate leaders reach agreement on a comprehensive farm bill. That came after House Speaker John Boehner suggested a one-month extension of the now-expired 2008 Farm Bill may be needed. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor had said the House would be prepared to take up a conference report next week if one were offered. The Hill reported that Lucas admitted it would take a Herculean effort for conferees to finish a conference report before the House leaves town for the year next Friday. But he also expressed hope that Congress would not need to approve a one-month extension. According to Roll Call Online – Lucas said it would probably reassure everyone involved if the members and USDA know with certainty that a finished product will be on the floor the first few days in January.Meanwhile – according to The Hagstrom Report – some details on the commodity title have started leaking out. The Hill said Lucas confirmed that one option on the table would be using the House’s price loss coverage program – but basing it on the Senate’s preference for historic acres rather than actual acres planted. Politico reported the rough goal is to pay on 85-percent of base acres for both the new revenue and price loss programs in the proposed commodity title. SHARE By Gary Truitt – Dec 6, 2013 Home Indiana Agriculture News Lucas Wants to Avoid One-Month Farm Bill Extension SHARE Lucas Wants to Avoid One-Month Farm Bill Extension Facebook Twitter Facebook Twitter
Community News EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena Subscribe More Cool Stuff Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy 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. Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * 3 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it First Heatwave Expected Next Week Top of the News Business News Name (required) Mail (required) (not be published) Website faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Donald CommunityPCC- COMMUNITYVirtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPasadena Public WorksPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Make a comment The Armenian Council of America San Gabriel Valley Branch (ACA) celebrated its annual Holiday open house on December 4 at the Garo Soghanalian Armenian Educational Benevolent Union Center.ACA members celebrated with elected officials, community leaders and constituents from the San Gabriel Valley, including Congresswoman Judy Chu, Pasadena Councilmember Tyron Hampton, Nat Nehdar from the Pasadena Human Relations Commission, and Garo Manjikian representing Assemblyman Chris Holden’s office.Chu re-affirmed her longstanding support for the Armenian American community and pledged to stand by Armenian causes and concerns both domestically and internationally. She discussed various issues and provided an update on congressional issues in Washington.Chu also presented a certificate to former ACA Pasadena Board Member Vahe Atchabahian honoring his dedication to the community through his work in various non-profit organizations and City Commissions.“I am humbled by this important recognition by Congresswoman Chu who has always been proactively supporting our community and protecting our interests in the nation’s capital,” Atchabahian said. “I am also thankful to the ACA Board and membership and I’m optimistic about our future and the good work that we will continue to do.”The ACA is a grassroots organization dedicated to working with all political leaders, offering Armenian related news, analysis and resources for policymakers, media, students and activists, and advocating issues important to Armenian Americans.The Council also aims to strengthen U.S.-Armenia and U.S.-Nagorno Karabakh ties and develop programs for sustainable economic growth and good governance in Armenia while promoting the values and responsibilities of global citizenship. Community News Armenian-Americans Celebrate Holiday Open House in Pasadena From STAFF REPORTS Published on Tuesday, December 8, 2015 | 11:13 am HerbeautyStop Eating Read Meat (Before It’s Too Late)HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyHe Is Totally In Love With You If He Does These 7 ThingsHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty6 Trends To Look Like A Bombshell And 6 To Forget AboutHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty5 Things To Avoid If You Want To Have Whiter TeethHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty8 Easy Exotic Meals Anyone Can MakeHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty15 Countries Where Men Have Difficulties Finding A WifeHerbeautyHerbeauty Community News
Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena San Pasqual Walk on the Caltech Campus. Credit: CaltechEngineers from Caltech have developed a method that uses data from satellite and street-level images, such as the ones that you can see in Google maps, to create automatically an inventory of street trees that cities may use to better manage urban forests.Their work is described in the proceedings of the 2016 IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, which was held in Las Vegas this summer.“Cities have been surveying their tree populations for decades, but the process is very labor intensive. It usually involves hiring arborists to go out with GPS units to mark the location of each individual tree and identify its species,” says senior author Pietro Perona, the Allen E. Puckett Professor of Electrical Engineering in the Division of Engineering and Applied Science. “For this reason, tree surveys are usually only done every 20 to 30 years, and a lot can change in that time.”Perona and his team are not expert arborists. Rather, they are leaders in the field of computer vision: they specialize in creating visual recognition algorithms—computer programs capable of “learning” to recognize objects in images—that can see and understand images much like a human would.These algorithms, by replicating the abilities of experts, can sometimes even understand images better than the average person. As part of an ongoing project called “Visipedia,” a collaboration with Serge Belongie (BS ’95) of the Joan & Irwin Jacobs Technion–Cornell Institute and Cornell University and the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, the engineers have developed algorithms that can recognize the species of a North American bird from a single picture (http://merlin.allaboutbirds.org/photo-id/).The team eventually hopes to develop Visipedia’s capabilities until it can accurately recognize nearly all living things. But they were inspired to turn their attention toward trees when Perona noticed the effects of the years-long California drought on the trees near the Caltech campus in Pasadena.“I happened to notice that many people in Pasadena were putting drought-resistant plants in their yards to save water, but when they took out the lawns and stopped watering, many trees started dying, and that seemed like a shame,” Perona says. “I realized that computer vision might be able to help. By analyzing automatically satellite and street-level images that are routinely collected, maybe we could carry out an inventory of all the trees and we could see over time how Pasadena is changing, whether the trees that are dying are just a few birch trees, which are not native to California and require frequent watering, or whether it’s truly a massive change.”To begin their survey of the Pasadena urban tree population, the team developed a method to automatically “look” at any specific location in the city using aerial and street-level images from Google Maps (Google agreed to let Caltech use the images for research free of charge). They then created an algorithm that detects objects within these images and calculates their geographic location. Although a human could easily look at these photographs, spot an object, and ascertain whether or not that object is a tree, the task is not so simple for a computer.Perona’s research group uses artificial neural networks—algorithms inspired by the brain that allow a computer to “learn” to recognize objects in images. These networks must first receive training from humans. “We train an algorithm the way you would teach a child—by showing it lots of examples,” Perona says. “The more examples of trees the algorithm sees, the better it becomes at detecting trees. I must say that a child would learn rather more quickly than our algorithms—right now we need hundreds of examples for each type of tree.”To provide those examples, the team enlisted some human help via a crowdsourcing service called Amazon Mechanical Turk, in which hundreds of workers worldwide can be quickly recruited to complete simple tasks that require human intelligence. In this case, the so-called “turkers” were asked to look at aerial and street-level images of Pasadena and label the trees in each photo. This information was used to train the algorithm to determine which objects were trees.The engineers next wanted to train the algorithm to identify the species of each tree in the photos—something that the average person cannot do. Fortuitously, the city of Pasadena had partnered in 2013 with a commercial tree management company called Davey Resource Group (DRG) to complete a tree inventory. The survey included species identification, measurements, and the geographical locations of each of the approximately 80,000 trees in the city. Using this information, the engineers trained the algorithm to identify 18 of the more than 200 species of trees in Pasadena.From Google Maps aerial and street view images, the engineers obtained four different photographs of each tree in Pasadena, taken from different viewpoints and at different distances from the tree. These photos were then analyzed by the algorithm’s “brain”—the artificial neural network. The network then produced a list of a few possible tree species and a score of the certainty of each guess. After comparing the algorithm’s results with those of the 2013 tree survey, the engineers found that their algorithm could detect and identify a tree’s species from Google Maps images with about 80 percent accuracy.“This was much better than we had expected, and it showed that our method can produce similar results to a tree survey done by humans,” says Steve Branson, a postdoctoral scholar in electrical engineering and coauthor on the paper. “A human tree expert can identify species at a higher accuracy than our algorithm, but when these large city tree surveys are done they can’t be 100 percent accurate either. You need lots of people to spread out around the city and there will be mistakes.”Eventually, cities could use Perona’s computer vision software as part of a long-term technological solution for the management of urban forests. The idea is that the software would continuously collect data about urban street trees from satellite and street level images, which are updated every few months, or from other public images. That information then could be incorporated into software that would help the city understand how its urban forests are evolving, and help in the creation of long-term plans for future street-tree investments.Although perfecting the algorithm is an ongoing process, Perona says the concept could eventually change the way urban forests are managed.The study involving Pasadena street trees was published in a paper titled, “Cataloging Public Objects Using Aerial and Street-Level Images—Urban Trees.” Results may be browsed on-line at http://vision.caltech.edu/registree/. In addition to Perona and Branson, other coauthors include David Hall from Caltech and Jan Wegner and Konrad Schindler from ETH Zurich. The work in Pasadena was supported by the Office of Naval Research, NASA, and Google. Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday 2 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it Subscribe Science and Technology Caltech Engineers Teach Machines to Recognize Tree Species From CALTECH.com Published on Wednesday, September 14, 2016 | 2:37 pm More Cool Stuff EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS Your email address will not be published. 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