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Hundreds of high-rise buildings in England are to be checked to see if they have the same type of cladding used on the Grenfell Tower where at least 79 people died in a fire. Councils in England estimate that around 600 tower blocks have some form of cladding. Al Jazeera’s Sonia Gallego reports from London. - Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe - Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish - Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera - Check our website: http://www.aljazeera.com/
In October 2015, the Irish Georgian Society launched a Buildings Conservation Fund to support five important conservation projects where emergency repairs are required. Dating from the 18th and early 19th centuries, the projects include a triumphal archway, an important stained glass window, a unique garden pavilion, and two vernacular thatched cottages, which are found in counties Limerick, Louth, Meath and Roscommon. The Society is calling for its members and supporters to help safeguard Ireland’s architectural and decorative arts heritage through donating to its Buildings Conservation Fund and to ask friends and colleagues to lend their help as well. The five projects for 2015: Lion’s Gate archway, Mote Park, Co. Roscommon Goggin Cottage, Kildimo, Co. Limerick Garden Pavilion, Beau...
From a strange tomb to a place where aliens may be kept to the secret HQ of lego to some weird places in North Korea...these are 7 SECRET Buildings You Can't Visit. Narration provided by JaM Advertising New Mexico www.tasteofjam.com The Skull and Bones is a secret society of Yale University undergraduates, with famous alumnus including politicians, lawmakers, members of the Rockefeller family, and three former US presidents including George W Bush. The organisation's headquarters, known as the Tomb, are thought to contain some astonishing and shocking artefacts such as stolen coffins where sex acts take place, a set of Hitler's silverware, and the skulls of several famous historical figures. Frat parties at the Tomb sound pretty bad-ass. Hangar 18 at the Wright Patterson Air Force Base ...
The family society buildings in Chinatown – their social structure and curious architectural parentage – are the subject of this talk by civic historian John Atkin, who also outlines the evolution of Chinatown itself from its beginnings as workers' quarters for the Royal City Planing Mills in the 1880s. City planner Tom Wanklin rounds out the theme by describing the city's initiatives to raise funds for the restoration and stabilization of the aging buildings.
On Property India, a discussion on why several society residents take loans and arrange for redeveloping their own buildings. Builders who take up redevelopment contracts often fail to keep up with the deadlines causing a lot of inconvenience to residents. Experts on the show discuss the pros and cons of housing society members taking their own initiatives to redevelop residential complexes. (Audio in Hindi) Watch full video: http://www.ndtv.com/video/player/property-india/property-india-societies-are-self-redevelopment/387126?yt Download the NDTV news app: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.july.ndtv&referrer=utm_source%3Dyoutubecards%26utm_medium%3Dcpc%26utm_campaign%3Dyoutube
"Net Zero Buildings in San Diego: The New Model for our Built Environment" Date: Wednesday May 13, 2015 Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Location: World Resources Simulation Center 1088 Third Ave San Diego, CA 92101 Event Summary: A zero energy bill every month for your electricity? The concept is compelling...and feasible. Net Zero Energy Buildings are buildings that produce as much (clean) energy as they use over the course of a year, through a combination of: Exemplary building design to minimize energy requirements, and Renewable energy systems that meet these reduced needs Under California's recent revisions to Title 24 (the state's energy code aimed at reducing energy use in new and altered homes and commercial buildings), all new residential construction is to be Zero Ne...
Authorities are inspecting around 600 buildings across the U.K. to see if they contain the same material. Learn more about this story at www.newsy.com/70066/ Find more videos like this at www.newsy.com Follow Newsy on Facebook: www.facebook.com/newsyvideos Follow Newsy on Twitter: www.twitter.com/newsyvideos
Griff Rhys Jones tells you why the Victorian Society's Top Ten Endangered Buildings are important and asks you to help share the message. See the list at www.victoriansociety.org.uk . Use #TopTen2015 to talk about the list online.
Elon Musk discusses his new project digging tunnels under LA, the latest from Tesla and SpaceX and his motivation for building a future on Mars in conversation with TED's Head Curator, Chris Anderson. The TED Talks channel features the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes (or less). Look for talks on Technology, Entertainment and Design -- plus science, business, global issues, the arts and more. Follow TED on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/TEDTalks Like TED on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TED Subscribe to our channel: https://www.youtube.com/TED
Saving Vancouver Heritage Buildings Janet Leduc, the Executive Director of the Heritage Vancouver Society talks about the importance and process of preserving our important heritage buildings and spaces in Vancouver. http://www.heritagevancouver.org Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/heritagevancouver For more information email: firstname.lastname@example.org Produced by Brent Stafford
"What the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings has accomplished in its 135 years of existence is a major example of how to protect heritage for future generations. The wide range of activities, ranging from training young people to acting as respected champions of heritage in danger, has made a strong impression on the Jury, which feels honoured to be able to grant due recognition to this highly respected Society. Not to have given cognizance to its long term supreme achievement would have represented a major miss."