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Brooklyn Passive House Plus / Baxt Ingui Architects

first_imgBrooklyn Passive House Plus / Baxt Ingui ArchitectsSave this projectSaveBrooklyn Passive House Plus / Baxt Ingui Architects Save this picture!© John Muggenborg PhotographyHouses, Sustainability, Residential•Brooklyn, United States Photographs:  John Muggenborg Photography Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project Area:  6370 ft² Year Completion year of this architecture project Brooklyn Passive House Plus / Baxt Ingui Architects Photographs 2016 Houses ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/892759/brooklyn-passive-house-plus-baxt-ingui-architects Clipboard Year:  Mechanical Engineer: CopyAbout this officeBaxt Ingui ArchitectsOfficeFollowProductsWoodBrick#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesSustainabilityBuildingsResidentialBrooklynUnited StatesPublished on April 18, 2018Cite: “Brooklyn Passive House Plus / Baxt Ingui Architects” 18 Apr 2018. 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 Architects: Baxt Ingui Architects Area Area of this architecture project RJD Engineering LLC ArchDaily Michael Ingui Manufacturers: Zehnder, Zola Windows, Brooklyn Solarworks, Sto Limited Contractor: D’Huy Engineering Inc. PJoe Construction ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/892759/brooklyn-passive-house-plus-baxt-ingui-architects Clipboard United States CopyPassive House Consultant:Sam McAfee Interior Design, BIA InteriorsPassive House Certifier & Technical Adviser:Passive House AcademyCity:BrooklynCountry:United StatesMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© John Muggenborg PhotographyText description provided by the architects. 78 Third Place–the first Passive Plus House built in the United States–included a rehabilitation of a townhouse built in the early 1900’s. Revitalized by New York-based studio, Baxt Ingui, the work respected the original historical architecture of the main building and restoration of the front façade, while adding a new third floor with a mansard and a modern rear addition whose size rivaled the existing home.Save this picture!© John Muggenborg PhotographyThe homeowners’ goal was to create a beautiful, open and inviting home suitable for everyday living and entertaining as well as respecting the historic character of the original house while incorporating high-performance construction. They emphasized the need for abundant natural light throughout the home as well as an open flow when designing indoor/outdoor living spaces.Save this picture!PlansBeing a Passive Plus House allows the home to perform incredibly well, while saving 80-90 percent of the energy needed to heat and cool the building. Mechanical elements, ductwork and grills were able to be minimized and still allow all rooms to maintain a consistent temperature. Insulation, Passive House detailing and high-performance windows and doors by Zola Windows achieved this. These design details, combined with a solar canopy system by Brooklyn Solarworks allows the home to be close to net zero. The solar panels on the roof helps to offset the electrical draw of the home and are designed to handle a majority of typical daily use. A portion of the array creates a shade canopy over the South facing roof deck allowing it to be enjoyed on sunny days. Adding to the many benefits of a Passive Home, Zola’s American Heritage SDH (Simulated Double Hung) triple‐glazed windows constructed to a high standard of air‐tightness helped create a well-insulted building, coupled with craftsmanship that is befitting of even the most detailed historic restorations. The Landmarks Preservation Commission has approved the windows.Save this picture!© John Muggenborg PhotographyAdditional attributes of the Passive House detailing include an Energy Recovery Ventilation (ERV) system, which is filtered and makes for healthier home 24-7, an incredibly quite indoor environment, and due to the well-sealed the nature of the construction, a relatively bug and critter free environment. The Passive house measures really free the designer and allowed them to have the sculptural stairs next to glass walls and other architectural elements without the worry of getting heating or cooling to these locations.Save this picture!© John Muggenborg Photography78 Third Place was a highly collaborative effort between 6 contractors, 3 engineers, a number of Passive House consultants and environmentally conscious clients. Over the last two years, this focused group and collaborative effort allowed for a highly efficient process resulting in a systematic approach that others could follow to more easily achieve Passive House.Save this picture!© John Muggenborg PhotographyProject gallerySee allShow lessCall for applications: 2018 Tallinn Summer Academy of Art, Design and Architecture –…Student CompetitionsKenneth Frampton Awarded Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement at 2018 Venice BiennaleArchitecture News Share Lead Architect: Projects + 16Curated by María Francisca González Share “COPY” “COPY” Structural Engineer: last_img read more

Elephant’s Hill House / 24 7 Arquitetura

first_imgSave this picture!© Pedro Kok+ 24Curated by Matheus Pereira Share Year:  Gustavo Tenca e Giuliano Pelaio Brazil 2017 Projects CopyHouses, Sustainability•Nova Lima, Brazil Houses “COPY” Manufacturers: AutoDesk “COPY” Photographs ArchDaily ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/932434/elephants-hill-house-24-7-arquitetura Clipboard Arquitetos: 24 7 Arquitetura Area Area of this architecture project Co Architect:Nicolas MeirelesProject Team:Aline Borba e Juliana LeanzaEngineering:WGA engenhariaBuilder:ática construtoraElectrical And Hydraulic Design:Solar EngenhariaThermo Energetic Simulation:Filipe CamposStones:Art PedrasSolar Heating:Power SollAutomation:AZ-HomeCity:Nova LimaCountry:BrazilMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Pedro KokRecommended ProductsWooden FlooringEGGEREGGER Design Flooring for the House of EconomyHotel ApplicationsAccoyaAccoya® Wood at World Hotels Salinda ResortsWindowsLibartVertical Retracting Doors & WindowsDoorsVEKADoors – VEKAMOTION 82Text description provided by the architects. The privileged view of nature was the core starting point for this project on the mountainous region of Nova Lima, State of Minas Gerais/Brazil. An adventurer couple chose us to create this special project in such an exclusive area.Save this picture!© Pedro KokAt first, the site’s high declivity seemed to be a big challenge, but it was also what inspired us to come up with the implantation’s solution. Exploring its natural landscape and the Elephant’s Hill view, it was possible to set the social floor at the height limit, above the trees. The street facade turned out to be the side elevation and the main facade now faces towards the side boundary.Save this picture!© Pedro KokSave this picture!Ground floor planSave this picture!© Pedro KokDue to the high declivity of the area, we were able to create a 3 level house. On the ground floor: garage, laundry, and storage. On the first floor, the office was fully integrated with the living room and a guests’ ensuite. Finally, on the second floor, there’s the hosts’ ensuite, with the most privileged view of the landscape.Save this picture!© Pedro KokA slight angulation to the east gave us the opportunity to have both the ensuite and the barbecue area to take advantage of the morning sun and the region’s predominant ventilation. At the same time, it helped to protect the ground floor from the sunset light using a concrete wall that blocks the sunlight inside the house. With the major orientation E-W, the house opens to the northern landscape. Extensive eaves on the north view’s perimeter protect the openings of the summer sun, at the same time as the glasses receive the necessary natural heat to naturally warm the inside during the winter.Save this picture!© Pedro KokWe requested that two trees were precisely placed by the topographer in the middle of the elevated deck that connects the house to the suspended heated pool. These also work as a natural filter to the sun’s radiation, minimizing the sun’s entry in the living room and the kitchen.Save this picture!© Pedro KokThe 25m pool, a client wish, is a fundamental part of the volumetric composition of the house. Sustained by two concrete columns, they elevate the pool 6m above the natural floor level, providing to whom’s inside the pool a view of the treetops and the imponent Elephant’s Hill.Save this picture!© Pedro KokWith the capacity to generate about 1400kW of energy per month through photovoltaic panels, the house is self-sufficiency on energy, warming the pool water and neutralizing the energy consumption from equipment and artificial lightning.Save this picture!© Pedro KokColumns and ribbed slab represent the constructive system. The use of apparent concrete in the house’s wall, swimming pool, and slabs brings the timelessness wanted to the project.Save this picture!© Pedro KokProject gallerySee allShow lessMartha House / NasoSelected ProjectsDubai’s Under Construction One Za’abeel Tower Holds the Longest Cantilever in the WorldArchitecture News Share Lead Architects: Photographs:  Pedro Kok Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project Area:  4434 ft² Year Completion year of this architecture project Elephant’s Hill House / 24 7 ArquiteturaSave this projectSaveElephant’s Hill House / 24 7 Arquitetura ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/932434/elephants-hill-house-24-7-arquitetura Clipboard Elephant’s Hill House / 24 7 Arquitetura CopyAbout this office24 7 ArquiteturaOfficeFollowProductConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesSustainabilityNova LimaResidential ArchitectureBrazilPublished on January 27, 2020Cite: “Elephant’s Hill House / 24 7 Arquitetura” [Casa do Morro do Elefante / 24 7 Arquitetura] 27 Jan 2020. 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Free online Will-making service to promote charitable legacies

first_img  29 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Howard Lake | 12 March 2009 | News AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis 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 GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. UK residents are being encouraged to make a standard Will at no charge using a new service, Totally Free Wills, that includes a prompt to leave a charitable legacy.Unlike other free Wills providers, Totally Free Wills says that it “is totally impartial and without charitable funding”. It does, however, provide an opportunity for Will makers to leave a donation to partner charities of all sizes with Oxfam, World Cancer Research Fund, Leeds Society for Deaf and Blind People and The Prince of Wales Hospice being among the first to join up.The service has been created by independent financial advisers Stephen Cainer and Richard Harris. It has been further developed by Jonathan Parris, former director of charity legacy coalition Remember a Charity.“Before Totally Free Wills, only the very largest charities could afford to fund their own free wills schemes”, said Parris. “Now any charity can use this for free, without diverting precious unrestricted income to fund it. It is a genuinely accessible plug and play solution”.Totally Free Wills enables users to supply their personal information securely online: this is then passed onto a probate solicitor from an approved panel for legal checking.Users of the service will be able to select a beneficiary charity through searching by keyword, preferred charity size, location and activity.Partner charities can add examples of what charitable work a legacy to their fund might make. The listings are free of charge.Legacy fundraising specialist Graham Richards has been appointed as a consultant to promote the campaign to the voluntary sector, in particular to smaller and more local and regional charities.Richards believes the service will not only encourage the 64% of people yet to make a will to consider their legacies, but also that charity partners are given the best chance to promote their activities. He said: “In five years time charities will wonder how they managed without a sustainable free will service to offer their supporters.”www.totallyfreewills.co.uk/charities Tagged with: Digital legacies Free online Will-making service to promote charitable legacieslast_img read more

MyParkScotland launches first crowdfunding site for Scottish parks and greenspace projects

first_img 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 GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. First crowdfunding campaigns underwayOne of the first projects to feature on MyParkScotland is the Hayburn Play Park Association in Glasgow. Having already raised £70,000 towards their target of £81,000 to create a natural play environment for children, they are using MyParkScotland to raise £550 to create a mini-orchard.Over in Edinburgh, the Friends of Figgate Park will be raising money for bat boxes in the park and in Saughton Park they’re looking to bring the historic bandstand back to life.Councillor Alistair Watson, Executive Member for Sustainability and Transport at Glasgow City Council, said:“MyParkScotland is an exciting new fundraising initiative which will help people not only discover their local parks but also help support them. MyParkScotland has the potential to give Friends of groups the tool to generate funds for park projects, events and activities – and that is to be welcomed.”Supported by Rethinking ParksMyParkScotland is one of 11 UK projects that has been supported by the Rethinking Parks programme. This is a partnership between Nesta, Heritage Lottery Fund and the Big Lottery Fund, and aims to support organisations to develop new approaches to sustaining and making the most of the UK’s public parks.MyParkScotland is the only Scottish project within the Rethinking Parks programme, and it aims to expand it to cover the whole of Scotland. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis5 Scottish charity MyParkScotland has produced a website that not only lets people search all 254 parks in Edinburgh and Glasgow to find out what is going on, but also donate to park improvement projects.MyParkScotland‘s website launched to cover park events and activities over the Spring Bank holiday weekend, letting people search by location, postcode, facilities and events. It also lets local friends of parks groups fundraise via crowdfunding for particular projects.The parks featured range from small local parks to world famous landmarks such as Calton Hill.Ian Goodman, Project Manager explained:“Park users often told us they would like to be able to support their local park but there wasn’t an easy way to do this. That’s why we developed MyParkScotland as a safe and easy way for people to donate to support park improvement projects developed by Friends of Parks and other local groups, and to make donations to parks”.He added that, as a charity, MyParkScotland could reclaim Gift Aid on donations and it was using this ‘extra funding’ to build sustainability and endowment funds for Scotland’s parks, with the aim of safeguarding them for future generations. Advertisement Howard Lake | 3 June 2015 | Newscenter_img MyParkScotland launches first crowdfunding site for Scottish parks and greenspace projects Tagged with: Community fundraising crowdfunding environment Scotland  60 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis5last_img read more

SwitchAid launches Covid-19 Telecoms Fund

first_img Melanie May | 12 June 2020 | News Tagged with: COVID-19 Advertisement SwitchAid has launched a fund to help smaller charities and not for profits affected by the impact of Covid-19 get back up and running.SwitchAid has partnered with MissionLabs to offer the Covid-19 Telecoms Fund, which supports charitable organisations having communication issues as a result of the pandemic by providing a professional cloud phone system, fully funded for three months.Eligible applicants will gain access to a professional Cloud Phone VoIP system, including set up and ongoing support. The phone system runs over the internet meaning users only need access to broadband or a 4G/5G network and can download the software to their computer, laptop, tablet, or mobile phone.The system allows unlimited calls, with live reports and analytics. Users can set up personal greetings, manage notifications preferences and call routing settings in real time, as well as synchronise contacts, and manage number and team availability with a few clicks or taps. Applicants will be notified if they are eligible within seven days and 5,000 licences are currently available.Dom Ryan, SwitchAid co-founder said:“At SwitchAid, we support charitable organisation every day and as a Social Enterprise ourselves, we are always looking for ways that we can give back to the Third Sector.“Our partnership with Mission Labs has enabled us to create a COVID-19 Telecoms Fund that will support any eligible charitable organisation to get access to a professional phone system, fully funded for 3 months. We believe this will help with remote working, make sure valuable calls are never missed and help with the transition of getting the full team back to work.” SwitchAid launches Covid-19 Telecoms Fund About Melanie May Melanie May is a journalist and copywriter specialising in writing both for and about the charity and marketing services sectors since 2001. She can be reached via www.thepurplepim.com. [youtube height=”450″width=”800″]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1pUuD-6tqWU&feature=emb_logo[/youtube]  506 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis7  507 total views,  3 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis7last_img read more

‘They stole us, they sold us, they owe us!’

first_imgDespite threatened thundershowers, 50 people took to the streets of Newark, N.J., on June 23 to demand reparations for Black people.Every year the People’s Organization for Progress — a dynamic grassroots group based in Newark — calls a rally and demonstration to demand justice for the African Holocaust. POP Chairman Lawrence Hamm proclaimed the slogan initiated by the December 12th Movement: “They stole us, they sold us, they owe us!”Hamm described how Black people were betrayed after the Civil War. Land that had been turned over by Gen. Sherman to formerly enslaved Africans was taken away by force.The Union army’s triumph would have been impossible without the valor of hundreds of thousands of Black soldiers and sailors, 40,000 of whom died. Before 1860, the vast majority of U.S. exports were produced by Black people on slave plantations.Roger Wareham, a lead attorney for the reparation lawsuits filed in federal court, spoke from the December 12th Movement, which organizes in the Black and Latinx communities around human rights violations, particularly police terror. The Reagan administration tried to jail Wareham and other activists in connection with the failed New York Eight frame-up in the early 1980s.Other speakers included representatives from the Black Is Back Coalition, Black Lives Matter New Jersey and the Green Party.Speakers pointed out that people were standing on land that was stolen from the Lenni-Lenape Nation, which is now fighting a New Jersey pipeline. Reparations were demanded for Indigenous peoples, too.The activists marched down Market Street to the busy downtown intersection at Broad Street. Along the way people raised their fists in support. Drivers honked their horns for reparations.Newark was deliberately deindustrialized and impoverished by the ruling class in retaliation for its historic 1967 rebellion against racism. Yet within the city’s devastated downtown is the headquarters of the fantastically wealthy Prudential Insurance Company. Just dividing up Prudential’s $766 billion pile of assets among the estimated 46 million Black population would provide more than $16,000 to every Black person in the United States.The participants in this march and rally came from diverse backgrounds. Among them was 81-year-old Clarence H. Seniors, who was active with Workers World Party during the 1960s and 1970s. Seniors fought segregation in Atlanta and was the second African American to receive a library card there. He helped lead the Monroe Defense Committee, which fought for the freedom in 1962-63 of liberation fighter Mae Mallory, who died in 2007. Mallory was framed because she helped Mabel Williams and Robert Williams, who organized armed self-defense against the Ku Klux Klan in Monroe, N.C., in 1961.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thislast_img read more

Laundry workers fight back

first_imgNew York — The Laundry Workers Center organized a spirited demonstration on Aug. 5 in front of the Brooklyn home of the owners of Sunshine Laundromat. These bosses had fired workers who dared to fight back against wage theft and unsafe working conditions. For 15 years, the company refused to pay the workers minimum wage or overtime. This February, the workers initiated a struggle against these conditions and won the minimum wage and a safer work environment. Then, on June 15, the owners announced they were closing the laundromat and laying off the workers. However, the owners are not really closing the laundromat; they just gave it a different name. The activists were there to let the community know what these bosses have done to these workers and to force the owners to rehire the workers. Many people in the neighborhood expressed support. As with other campaigns, the Laundry Workers Center is confident that the workers will win. — Report and photo by Toni Arenstein FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thislast_img read more

What we’re reading: Verdict in Guyger case, Zuckerberg audio comments leaked

first_imgWorld Oceans Day shines spotlight on marine plastic pollution Andre Riveroyhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/andre-riveroy/ Welcome TCU Class of 2025 Neeley graduate creates clothing line for disabled Andre Riveroy is a double major in political science and news and media studies from Chino Hills, California. Being a senior and in his last semester, Andre is in the process of applying to Law School for the upcoming school year. Linkedin New software at health center hopes to increase organization Twitter Facebook Andre Riveroyhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/andre-riveroy/ Andre Riveroyhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/andre-riveroy/ + posts What were reading: Trump rally, human trafficking, Paris Climate Accord, deadly attack Previous articleThe Leap 10/1/19Next articleHoroscope: October 2, 2019 Andre Riveroy RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Andre Riveroyhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/andre-riveroy/ printFired Dallas Police Officer Amber Guyger listens as her attorneys make arguments during her murder trial, Monday, Sept. 23, 2019, in Dallas. Guyger went on trial in the shooting death of a black neighbor as attorneys sparred over whether the officer was distracted by a phone call when she mistook the neighbor’s apartment for her own and the victim for an intruder. (Tom Fox/The Dallas Morning News via AP, Pool)Ex-Dallas officer found guilty of murderA jury found former Dallas police officer Amber Guyger guilty of murder Tuesday for the shooting of her neighbor. Guyger walked into the wrong apartment and shortly after, she shot and killed Botham Jean, 26, who was sitting on his couch eating ice cream.  Guyger is the first Dallas police office to be convicted since the 1970s.Text messages on Guyger’s phone revealed she used racist and vulgar language when talking about people of color.Guyger is now awaiting sentencing.Zuckerberg threatens to sue US government if they try to break up big tech Zuckerberg walks to meetings for technology regulations and social media issues on Sept. 19, 2019, in Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C.  (BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)In leaked audio comments Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said if Elizabeth Warren becomes president he would have no choice but to sue the U.S. government. Warren has vowed to break up “big tech” companies like Amazon, Google and Apple saying collectively they have too much power. According to Fox News, Zuckerberg isn’t happy fighting against his own government but said if someone is going to threaten something that existential you “go and fight.”“My plan to break up big tech would undo their illegal, anticompetitive mergers,” said Warren. “They’ll have to compete with each other to make a better product for you.”Her administration would “appoint regulators committed to reversing illegal and anti-competitive tech mergers.”CVS, Walgreens pull popular over the counter drug ZantacZantac. Photo Courtesy of USA TodayZantac has been pulled from shelves due to low levels of a cancer-linked impurity. The Food and Drug Administration said they discovered that Zantac and other common heartburn drugs contain low levels of nitrosodimethylamine, a carcinogen which damages DNA directly in the cells.  According to CNN, CVS said that customers who purchased the drug can return it for a refund. FDA said patients taking prescription ranitidine who wish to discontinue use should talk to their health care professional about other treatment options. Secretary of State says he was on the call between President Trump and Ukraine PresidentSecretary of State Mike Pompeo said he was on the controversial phone call between President Donald Trump and President Zelensky of Ukraine. It was the same phone call that led to the whistleblower complaint that motivated House Democrats to launch a formal impeachment inquiry. Pompeo was recently subpoenaed over his failure to provide documents pertaining to Ukraine.“We will, of course, do our constitutional duty to cooperate,” Pompeo said. “But we are going to do so in a way that is consistent with the fundamental values of the American system.” TCU hands-only CPR clinic in Frog Alley Twitter Andre Riveroy Linkedin ReddIt Facebook ReddIt TCU places second in the National Student Advertising Competition, the highest in school history Fired Dallas Police Officer Amber Guyger listens as her attorneys make arguments during her murder trial, Monday, Sept. 23, 2019, in Dallas. Guyger went on trial in the shooting death of a black neighbor as attorneys sparred over whether the officer was distracted by a phone call when she mistook the neighbor’s apartment for her own and the victim for an intruder. (Tom Fox/The Dallas Morning News via AP, Pool)last_img read more

TCU Frog Camps returning to more traditional look this summer

first_img Previous articleFormer Fort Worth, TCU Police Department officer dies of COVID-19 and on-duty injury complicationsNext articleThe College of Science and Engineering Dean, Phil Hartman, retires after 40 consecutive years Lindsey Bakonyi RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR printTCU’s Frog Camp continues to serve its purpose for incoming students as it approaches 30 years of camps, and will return to its normal format after being impacted by the pandemic last summer. The camp was created by Barbara Herman in 1993 in hopes to bring the incoming TCU community closer together before actually getting to campus. The camp provides lifelong memories, a stable support system coming into campus and an understanding of all the available resources around the TCU community. Why Frog Camp got startedAlthough Frog Camp is not mandatory, it is a major component of TCU’s First-Year Experience program which is designed to create a welcoming environment for incoming students.TraditionsOne way Frog Camp makes sure to make the environment as comfortable and welcoming as possible is the inclusive traditions incorporated into the camp. Frog Camp traditions include games, dancing, team bonding and learning the true meanings behind some of TCU’s traditions such as the Riff Ram Bah Zoo chant. “Each camp has its own unique traditions that serve to give the camp its own personality and purpose,” Hudson Auerbach, a TCU junior political science major on the Frog Camp Director Board, said. One unwritten tradition most students leave Frog Camp having experienced are the relationships they form. “Many come in pretty nervous as they do not know anyone at camp or coming to TCU. Within a few days, they leave not just knowing people also going to TCU but with friends who are going to TCU,” Brian McDermott, assistant director of first-year experience, said.StatisticsIn order to make Frog Camp a unique and special experience for everyone involved, facilitators and directors have made sure to provide enough resources for everyone to form personal connections.Although there are many different Frog Camps offered, one of the main focuses is to form deep friendships that will last throughout a student’s time at TCU and beyond. Typically, there will be about 250-275 students at each camp. Within this big group of students are many different small groups that consist of only 10-15 students. These small groups will have two co-facilitators, one male and one female. The small groups will also have one faculty or staff member join the group to serve as a resource for incoming students once they arrive on campus. This year World Oceans Day shines spotlight on marine plastic pollution Linkedin Frog Camp was held Aug. 12-16 on campus and online. (Heesoo Yang/Staff Photographer) TCU student helps open up a new coffee shop in Fort Worth Lindsey Bakonyihttps://www.tcu360.com/author/lindsey-bakonyi/ Social media post helps former TCU Showgirl launch a jewelry and clothing line Last year, Frog Camp was only held on the TCU campus due to the pandemic, but things are beginning to look up for this coming summer.Frog Camp is returning to the more traditional values that come along with the camp while still following the safety guidelines that come with COVID-19. This summer, six camps will be offered in Fort Worth (3 Casa Nueva camps, 2 Cultura camps, and 1 All-Stars camp) and one camp will take place in Bruceville, TX (Challenge). There will also be two Alpine camps this summer which take place in Colorado. These camps will offer multiple activities and bonding opportunities for incoming students to enjoy with their future peers including sightseeing, games, dinners and many more excursions that go along with the location of the camp. Incoming students should continue to check their emails for more Frog Camp information. They can also go to sds.tcu.edu for more details.  + posts Twitter ReddIt Linkedin Lindsey Bakonyihttps://www.tcu360.com/author/lindsey-bakonyi/center_img Facebook Advice going into Frog Camp from current students“Have fun and remember, the more you put into Frog Camp, the more you get out of it,” Auerbach said.“Be willing to be vulnerable and open-minded,” Jordyn Delong, senior child development major, said. “Don’t be afraid to go out of your comfort zone,” Laurel Stanley, a TCU junior art history major, said. Lindsey Bakonyihttps://www.tcu360.com/author/lindsey-bakonyi/ Twitter TCU places second in the National Student Advertising Competition, the highest in school history ReddIt Facebook Lindsey Bakonyi TCU baseball finds their biggest fan just by saying hello First-year experience at TCU Lindsey Bakonyihttps://www.tcu360.com/author/lindsey-bakonyi/ Welcome TCU Class of 2025last_img read more

Getz Ice Shelf melting response to changes in ocean forcing

first_imgThe large and complex Getz Ice Shelf extends along nearly half of the West Antarctic coastline in the Amundsen Sea, and is exposed to a more variable ocean environment than most other Pacific sector ice shelves. Ocean temperature, salinity and dissolved oxygen profiles acquired near its sub-ice cavity openings are used here to estimate seawater transports and meltwater fractions. More complete coverage during 2000 and 2007 brackets most of the variability observed from 1994 to 2011, and yearlong records near one ice front support the use of summer profiles to determine annual basal melt rates. We find area average rates of 1.1 and 4.1 m/yr, higher in 2007 when a larger volume of warmer deep water occupied the adjacent continental shelf, and the ocean circulation was stronger. Results are consistent with changes in thermocline depths relative to ice shelf draft and mass transports onto the adjacent continental shelf. We also calculate steady state and actual melting of 2.5 and 4.6 m/yr in 2007-2008 from satellite measurements of ice flux, modeled accumulation, and thinning from 2003-2008. This implies a positive mass balance in 2000, but negative in 2007, when the Getz was producing more meltwater than any of the larger, slower-melting or smaller, faster-melting ice shelves.last_img read more