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The Benefits of Cash Without Conditions

The Benefits of Cash Without Conditions | Interest | Scoop.it
There is evidence that giving money directly to the poor, even without enforcing the usual requirements, can help some on the path to a better life.
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Contemporary Honeycomb Lighthouse / KAUST Breakwater Beacon | Architecture Magazine

Contemporary Honeycomb Lighthouse / KAUST Breakwater Beacon | Architecture Magazine | Interest | Scoop.it
Architecture and Design Magazine for the 21st Century. Organizer of the Annual Skyscraper Architectural Competition.

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KAUST Breakwater Beacon / UAP – Urban Art Projects

KAUST Breakwater Beacon / UAP – Urban Art Projects | Interest | Scoop.it

Designed by Urban Arts Projects (UAP), A 60m high ‘Breakwater Beacon’ centrepiece of a $7bn research institution for the King Abdullah University for Science & Technology (KAUST), overlooking the Red Sea in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. The Australia based designers have drawn inspiration from Arabic maritime traditions...

 

Project name: KAUST Breakwater Beacon
Location: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Thuwal 23955 6762, Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Coordinates: 22.303632,39.098153
Type: Public Facilities, Art in Architecture, Landmark, Skyscraper
Structural: Built in pre-cast concrete blocks
Height: 60 m
Footprint Area: 500 sqm
Project Year: 2009
Inauguration Ceremony Date: September 2009, 23
Status: Built
Completion Year: 2009


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Les rues de Kamenge bientôt pavées - CTB Burundi

Les rues de Kamenge bientôt pavées - CTB Burundi | Interest | Scoop.it

Les travaux de pavage de certaines rues en commune urbaine de Kamenge vont bon train. Bientôt, 10 kms seront pavés grâce au financement de la Coopération Technique Belge (CTB). Elle couvre 98% du budget d’exécution (environs 5 millions d’euros). La contribution communale équivaut aux 2% qui restent.

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KAUST ties up with UA for sustainable farming | Saudi Gazette

KAUST ties up with UA for sustainable farming | Saudi Gazette | Interest | Scoop.it

JEDDAH — Faculty members from the University of Arizona (UA) College of Agriculture and Life Sciences are teaming up with partners at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) in a sustainable farming effort amid growing challenges in meeting the three basic needs – food, clean water and energy.


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KAUST Beacon | DesignRulz

KAUST Beacon | DesignRulz | Interest | Scoop.it
Designed by UAP Principal, Daniel Tobin, with Matthew Tobin and Jamie Perrow, the Breakwater Beacon has become a symbol for the University.

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INTERVIEW: HOK's Bill Odell on the Design of Saudi Arabia's KAUST University, the World's Largest LEED Platinum Project | Inhabitat - Green Design Will Save the World

INTERVIEW: HOK's Bill Odell on the Design of Saudi Arabia's KAUST University, the World's Largest LEED Platinum Project | Inhabitat - Green Design Will Save the World | Interest | Scoop.it
Inhabitat interviews HOK's Bill Odell on the design and use of building information modeling (BIM) in the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST University) in Saudi Arabia - the world's largets LEED Platinum project.

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La Belgique et le Burundi signent 2 conventions de 4,6 millions d'euros

La Belgique et le Burundi signent 2 conventions de 4,6 millions d'euros | Interest | Scoop.it

Le Burundi et la Belgique ont signé deux nouvelles conventions spécifiques accordant au total près de cinq millions d'euros pour deux projets destinés à favoriser respectivement la bonne gouvernance et l'amélioration du système des marchés publics, a annoncé lundi l'ambassade de Belgique à Bujumbura.

La Coopération technique belge (CTB) et les institutions burundaises se chargeront de la mise en œuvre de ces deux projets, conclut le communiqué.

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