ParionsSport, the sports betting brand of French gaming operator La Française des Jeux (FDJ), has extended its partnerships with Ligue 1 football clubs Olympique de Marseille and Olympique Lyonnais for a further two seasons. Subscribe to the iGaming newsletter Marketing & affiliates FDJ’s ParsionsSport extends Lyon, Marseille partnerships Topics: Marketing & affiliates Sports betting ParionsSport, the sports betting brand of French gaming operator La Française des Jeux (FDJ), has extended its partnerships with Ligue 1 football clubs Olympique de Marseille and Olympique Lyonnais for a further two seasons.The ParionsSport logo will appear on the front-right shoulder of Marseille’s home and away kits for all Ligue 1 matches for the next two years, while it will appear on advertising hoardings at Lyon’s Groupama Stadium. ParionsSport will also offer Lyon tickets to its VIP customers and Lyon intend to roll out sports betting kiosks at the stadium.“Olympique Lyonnais is happy to renew this partnership with FDJ, a major player in sports betting,” Jean-Michel Aulas, president of OL Groupe, said. “It fits into the continuation of the collaboration between our two brands that started in 2016 at Groupama Stadium.“We are developing innovative partnerships, with the establishment of points of physical ParionsSport sales in lounges and stadium spaces, as well as digital activations, notably with the Groupama Stadium mobile application.”Lyon and Marseille are both among the most successful clubs in French football, with Lyon winning seven Ligue 1 titles and Marseille nine, in addition to a Champions League title in 1993.“FDJ, via its sports betting brand ParionsSport, is proud to renew its partnerships withOlympique de Marseille and Olympique Lyonnais for two seasons,” Stéphane Pallez, chief executive of the FDJ group said. “This reaffirms the FDJ group’s involvement in professional football. The important communities of supporters of these two clubs are present throughout the country, as are FDJ and its 30,000 points of sale.”Jacques Henri-Eyraud, president of Olympique de Marseille, said the deal was particularly important as the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) puts the revenue of many clubs at risk, particularly in France where the 2019-20 Ligue 1 season was cut short due to the outbreak.“We are very happy to renew and accentuate our collaboration with FDJ via its brandParionsSport, whose logo will now be featured on the jersey of the Olympic Marseilles,” Henri-Eyraud said. “This extension and strengthening of our partnership is a strong sign in the current economic climate, a guarantee of the quality of the relationship that we have known building for two years.” 7th August 2020 | By Daniel O’Boyle Regions: Europe Western Europe France AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitter Email Address
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Cathedral Dean Boise, ID Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis Submit a Press Release The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ Submit a Job Listing Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET Rector Collierville, TN Featured Jobs & Calls Press Release Service Remember Holy Land Christians on Jerusalem Sunday, June 20 American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem Rector Albany, NY Par le personnel d’ENSPosted Oct 3, 2016 This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT Rector Martinsville, VA Rector Tampa, FL New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books Rector Shreveport, LA Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI Seminary of the Southwest announces appointment of two new full time faculty members Seminary of the Southwest 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 Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET Associate Rector Columbus, GA Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY [Episcopal News Service] Un certain nombre d’informations émanant de sources proches de l’Église épiscopale sont disponibles pour aider les électeurs des États-Unis durant les 40 prochains jours, jusqu’aux élections générales du 8 novembre.3:07« Voter et participer à notre gouvernement est une manière de participer à notre vie commune », a déclaré fin août l’Évêque Primat Michael Curry. « Et c’est une obligation chrétienne. En effet, nous qui suivons la voie de Jésus de Nazareth sommes invités à participer activement au processus civique, comme un signe de notre foi ».La vidéo est sous-titrée en anglais et en espagnol. Le texte en anglais et en espagnol du message de l’Évêque Primat se trouve ici à la fin de l’article.Mode d’emploi pour les élections (Election Engagement Toolkit)Le mode d’emploi pour les élections Election Engagement Toolkit du Réseau épiscopal de politique publique (EPPN) constitue une introduction pour les congrégations désireuses de participer au processus électoral « dans la foi, la responsabilité et la légalité ». Le mode d’emploi replace cet engagement dans la Promesse du baptême qui est de « lutter pour la justice et la paix et respecter la dignité de chaque être humain ».Y sont suggérées des activités particulièrement appropriées : entretiens sur des questions de politique publique, forums avec des candidats, campagnes pour l’inscription sur les listes électorales, sensibilisation des jeunes adultes habilités à voter pour la première fois, participation aux campagnes d’incitation au vote et plaidoyers en faveur de la législation sur le droit de vote.La page #EpiscopaliansVote du réseau EPPN comprend un calendrier des dates relatives aux élections, des litanies et autres prières ayant trait aux élections, une carte interactive des États-Unis avec des informations sur les élections dans chaque État, des exemples de tweets sur le vote et d’autres informations.Le réseau EPPN invite également les membres de l’église à signer l’Engagement épiscopal de l’électeur, en faisant remarquer que l’Église épiscopale considère le vote comme la manifestation de la responsabilité chrétienne.Cycle de prières pour les électionsPendant les 30 jours jusqu’aux élections, Forward Movement appelle les Épiscopaliens et tous les autres à participer à un temps de prière.« La période d’élection actuelle est l’une des plus conflictuelle de l’histoire récente », déclare le Révérend Scott Gunn, directeur exécutif de Forward Movement dans une lettre annonçant le cycle de prières du 9 octobre au 9 novembre. « J’ai entendu les gens dire et répéter : je ne sais vraiment pas quoi faire. Pour les Chrétiens, il y a toujours une chose que nous pouvons faire, chacun d’entre nous. Nous pouvons prier ».Le cycle de prières se compose d’un PDF hebdomadaire avec des prières pour chaque jour. Le cycle entier est disponible et peut être téléchargé en un seul PDF. Toutes les prières, sauf la prière finale, sont tirées du Livre de la prière commune. La dernière prière pour le 9 novembre qui s’intitule : « Prie pour vivre aujourd’hui comme un disciple de Jésus Christ, quels que soient les résultats des élections », est imprimée dans chaque numéro de Forward Day by Day sous le titre : « For Today ».Les téléchargements, l’un en anglais et l’autre en espagnol, se trouvent ici.Forward Movement affichera également chaque prière quotidienne sur Facebook et Twitter et en espagnol sur Adelante día a día.Faith, Politics and the Golden Rule [Foi, politique et règle d’or]Mark Oppenheimer, rédacteur du Los Angeles Times, d’autres panélistes et participants à la conférence annuelle Lansing Lee Conference qui se déroulera du 16 au 18 octobre au Kanuga Camp & Conference Center à Hendersonville (État de Caroline du Nord) exploreront l’idée du leadership transformationnel et la question : « Comment le pays peut-il passer d’un état d’esprit partisan à la participation ? ». Aux côtés de Mark Oppenheimer, se trouveront l’avocat des droits de l’homme Arsalan Iftikhar et Elizabeth Bruenig, rédacteur en chef adjoint du Washington Post. Plus amples détails ici.Bridging the Political Divide [Comment réduire la fracture politique]ChurchNext propose le cours en ligne Bridging the Political Divide avec Parker Palmer pour un coût de 10 dollars. Il est présenté sous deux formats : individuel et groupes.Le cours est décrit comme suit : « de nombreux observateurs font remarquer que la rancœur et la rhétorique politiques ont atteint leur plus haut niveau historique, injectant une quantité sans précédent de peur, de division et de malaise dans notre culture ». Selon la description, Parker Palmer « croit que notre climat politique actuel offre une rare occasion d’approfondir notre réflexion sur qui nous sommes en tant que peuple et en tant que nation ». Le cours demande comment les croyants doivent répondre et comment ils peuvent « rester calmes et concentrés au beau milieu de nos différences et des tensions, en jouant un rôle de conciliateurs, voire même de prophètes, sérieusement ».Parker Palmer propose quatre présentations vidéo, avec notamment des questions à débatte, téléchargeables pour les groupes et « The Takeaway » pour étudier par soi-même.Un appel à prier intensémentLes trois évêques épiscopaliens du Commonwealth du Massachussets ont publié une déclaration commune le 5 octobre dans laquelle ils appellent les épiscopaliens à une vigile de prière de 48 heures, avant le jour des élections. Déclaration et renseignements ici. Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 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 Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA Youth Minister Lorton, VA Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR Submit an Event Listing Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH 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 Rector Washington, DC Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET Rector Belleville, IL Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AK In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 Rector Hopkinsville, KY Featured Events Curate Diocese of Nebraska Rector Bath, NC À l’approche des élections, des organisations de l’Église épiscopale mettent des informations à disposition Course Director Jerusalem, Israel Director of Music Morristown, NJ Rector Knoxville, TN Rector Smithfield, NC Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA Rector Pittsburgh, PA Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET
Ahead of General Convention, Episcopalians consider Church Pension Fund’s service to a changing church Rector Smithfield, NC This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 Curate Diocese of Nebraska Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA Press Release Service Rector Bath, NC General Convention 2018 In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 Submit an Event Listing AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis Church Pension Group, Director of Music Morristown, NJ Comments are closed. Featured Events Associate Rector Columbus, GA Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group Featured Jobs & Calls 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 Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA Rector Pittsburgh, PA Cathedral Dean Boise, ID Rector Tampa, FL Rector Shreveport, LA Remember Holy Land Christians on Jerusalem Sunday, June 20 American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI Course Director Jerusalem, Israel Seminary of the Southwest announces appointment of two new full time faculty members Seminary of the Southwest Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL General Convention, Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ Rector Washington, DC 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 Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC Comments (2) Rector Belleville, IL 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 Rector Martinsville, VA Mary Frances SchjonbergPosted Nov 16, 2017 Submit a Press Release Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET Rector Hopkinsville, KY Tags Youth Minister Lorton, VA November 20, 2017 at 9:58 am Is the clergy plan insured with the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation? In spite of numerous assurances on a recent CPG webinar that the plan remains viable, I remain skeptical that benefits that I am promised today will still be disbursed to me forty years from now. An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AK Submit a Job Listing New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books November 18, 2017 at 9:34 am Excellent report on the life long work of the Church Penson Fund and in understanding the kind of changes needed in our next 100 years. Jeffrey Knox says: Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA Rector Albany, NY Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME Rector Collierville, TN Rector Knoxville, TN Henrietta Grossoehme says: [Episcopal News Service] As the Church Pension Fund rounds its 100th anniversary year and enters a second century, many Episcopalians are considering how its ministry might need to change to serve a changing church.If the church’s “traditional” clergy employment model was a priest – always male until 1977 – employed full time with regular salary increases, who rarely interrupted his service or worked in the church after retirement, then only 58 percent of clergy now fit into that model, according to recent Pension Fund research. Sixty-one percent of those priests are male, 33 percent are female.A growing number of clergy typically work part time for multiple church employers over the course of their service. They often have some employment outside the church. Many clergy have their ministerial service interrupted for many different reasons. Their compensation does not necessarily increase over time.Many clerics continue to work after their retirement. In fact, 58 percent of retired clergy younger than 72 still serve in some capacity and 95 percent of retired vocational deacons do the same, giving many congregations clergy services they otherwise could not afford.The benefits landscape for Episcopal employees, lay and ordained, is also influenced by the continuing debate in the United States about the future of the Affordable Care Act and the disruption that the ensuing uncertainty has created in the insurance markets.“The reality of the church is that there are fewer people and, more than that, less money,” the Rev. Winnie Varghese, the Diocese of New York deputy who chairs the House of Deputies Committee on the State of the Church, recently told Episcopal News Service. The result, Varghese said, is a growing and more permanent class of part-time clergy and lay church workers.The committee is one group considering the question, in Varghese’s words, of whether the church has the structures it needs for the church as it is today, rather than the one it was 25 or even 10 years ago.Some changes already are set for next year when the Church Pension Fund plans to enact the biggest revisions to the fund’s benefits in the past 60-some years. Two important aspects of the clergy plan will not change in this round of revisions. The plan will remain a defined-benefit one and the mandatory assessment to which a cleric’s employer pays will remain at 18 percent.Mary Kate Wold, Pension Fund chief executive officer and president, said earlier this year that the revisions, expected to go into effect Jan. 1, are needed to “create more-modern plans that address the realities of a changing Episcopal Church, while ensuring that each pension plan remains financially sustainable.”Canon I.8 of the Episcopal Church’s Constitution and Canons (page 41 here) authorizes the Church Pension Fund to provide retirement, health and life insurance benefits to the church’s clergy and lay employees. (The Pension Fund is one of five companies that make up CPG.)Source: Church Pension Group Annual Report for 2016. Graphic: Mary Frances Schjonberg/Episcopal News ServiceStaff members have spent more than three years traveling the church to listen to more than 1,500 Episcopalians discuss how the Pension Fund ought to react to the changing church. As CPG was listening to the church and discussing possible revisions, General Convention in 2015, via Resolution A177, approved the effort. In Resolution A181, it also told CPG to study compensation and the cost of benefits for clergy and lay employees in the dioceses of Province IX, the Diocese of Haiti, and the Episcopal Church in Cuba, as well as with its covenant partners.Staffers are winding down a tour of the church’s dioceses, both explaining the changes and, at times, tweaking them based on responses during those sessions.General Convention committee is studying the Pension FundMeanwhile, House of Deputies President the Rev. Gay Clark Jennings has charged the State of the Church Committee to focus part of its triennial study on the Pension Fund, as well as on the church’s multicultural ministries and justice and advocacy ministries.Jennings told ENS that she chose those three aspects of the life of the church based on the concerns she has heard raised in her conversations with deputies and other leaders, and as she travels around the church.In July, the committee offered Episcopalians the chance to take two surveys, one about the Church Pension Fund and the other about social justice ministries. Nearly 1,200 people completed the Pension Fund survey.The survey itself stirred some concern, according to Varghese. Some people contacted her worried that “somehow we were changing the pension plan or proposing changes to it.”“I had to write back quickly and say it’s a survey just to understand our church and to hear from people who are really engaged in the life of the church but who don’t come to convention,” she said. “It’s simply a survey. This group had no authority, or delusion, of changing the pension plan and would never think to.”Instead, Varghese said, the committee wanted to hear what people thought about the pension plan, “including some mandates we have in front of us that conflict with one another.”For instance, she said, the General Convention is concerned about parity for certain benefits between clergy and lay employees. But many clergy face years of debt for the education required to work in a church that does not pay for seminary education, she added. Paying off that debt sometimes influences priests’ employment decisions and their sense of financial security. Add to that the aforementioned changing financial and demographic circumstances.So, Varghese asked, hypothetically, does equity require raising all employees to the current benefit levels or does it mean reducing benefits for some in order to increase the level for others? And, who bears what pain of each of those choices?Based on questions and concerns raised in the responses to the July survey, the committee sent a set of questions to the Church Pension Fund. Wold told ENS in written replies to questions emailed to her that she worked with staffers and the Pension Fund’s board of trustees to respond. What Wold called a “very collaborative process” included videoconferences with the subcommittee working on the issue and follow-up questions from the subcommittee that eventually resulted in the fund’s 19-page response.When the Pension Fund sent its report to the State of the Church Committee late last month, it also released it to the entire church. The responses are part of the data that the State of the Church Committee is using to write its report. Normally such information requested by the committees charged with work in between General Convention is not released to the church ahead of the so-called Blue Book collection of official reports.Jennings told ENS that it is “a bit confusing” that the Pension Fund chose to release its responses without any context ahead of the committee’s Blue Book report. However, the State of the Church Committee is completing its report and it is due to be posted here early next year.“We believe our clients and others would appreciate having the information contained in the report,” Wold wrote to ENS. She and her colleagues realized that many of the questions raised by the subcommittee might be asked elsewhere in the church, she added. The subcommittee’s work “helped us create a document that tells the story of the Church Pension Group well. It is a report we are proud to share with anyone who wants to take the time to read it.”A question of relationship and authorityOne of the more interesting parts of the Pension Fund’s response involves its answer to the committee’s question of how it sees its relationship to the church. While noting the authority outlined in Canon I.8, the report describes the relationship as “transactional,” with the fund providing services to the church, which is described as a “client.” The fund says that it has “no legal or governance relationship” with the Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society (the name under which the Episcopal Church in incorporated).The Pension Fund suggests that the church can influence that relationship by the fact that General Convention elects 24 of the fund’s 25 trustees and can amend Canon I.8 to increase its services to the church. The most recent amendments came in 2009 when the convention told the Pension Fund to establish a mandatory lay pension plan and the Denominational Health Plan.The canonical relationship between the DFMS and the Church Pension Fund “is a subject about which reasonable people can disagree,” Jennings told ENS. The leaders of both organizations have had “thoughtful conversations about those issues and how General Convention might direct the Pension Fund to address contemporary realities and justice issues in the Episcopal Church, including the needs of part-time and non-stipendiary clergy and lay employees,” she added.Varghese said that questions about “the authority of General Convention with regard to everything and anything in the work of the Pension Fund” come up in many conversations at every one of the triennial gatherings. Part of those conversations involve whether the Pension Fund ought to have the same questions and concerns, and whether responding to them could make the pension fund more, or less, effective and financially sustainable.“The more that we can clarify that and be in the agreement, the better off the church,” Varghese said of the debates.The committee, she noted, cannot make any changes on its own. That authority rests with the General Convention and CPG.“As much as anyone, I trust the great decisions about things I don’t understand to the people that are authorized to make them. I am happy that there are people who know a lot more than I do about a lot of things,” she added. “But some of these philosophical decisions we collectively have to make, and they are absolutely in resistance and often very different language and a different understanding of humanity and compassion than the culture around us, and that’s really hard, and not just on the issue of pension.”“I hope that this work is understood,” Varghese said. “We are not people external to the system but we need to be mature enough to face the decisions that we’re making and to hold ourselves responsible for them.”More information about the State of the Church Committee’s work is available here.— The Rev. Mary Frances Schjonberg is interim managing editor of the Episcopal News Service.
Projects ArchDaily ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/83197/house-in-meco-jorge-mealha Clipboard Portugal House in Meco / Jorge Mealha House in Meco / Jorge MealhaSave this projectSaveHouse in Meco / Jorge Mealha 2010 Save this picture!© Jorge Mealha+ 34 Share Year: CopyHouses•Carcavelos, Portugal “COPY” “COPY” Photographs: Jorge MealhaText description provided by the architects. Located on a woody site at Meco beach nearby Sesimbra in the outskirts of Lisbon, this house aims to create close relationship with its surrounding space, a beautiful natural landscape. Save this picture!© Jorge MealhaRecommended ProductsDoorsC.R. LaurenceCRL-U.S. Aluminum Entice Series Entrance SystemWoodTechnowoodPergola SystemsDoorsStudcoAccess Panels – AccessDorWoodEGGERLaminatesA set of restrictive regulations defined in the city council masterplan project had to be incorporated into the project. Property setbacks, site access, and total amount of construction area and volume were just a few of the regulations that had to be considered. Save this picture!© Jorge MealhaThe resultant form proposes an almost accidental arrangement of different and overlapped solids, dealing with mass, voids and balance. Windows are opened in an apparent free way trying to catch the most interesting spots in the surrounding landscape. Save this picture!© Jorge MealhaThis house plays with materiality using a range of different finishes to organize form and identify spaces. Main circulations, staircases and the bridge between the upper rooms, are defined by painted white metal and glass.Save this picture!© Jorge MealhaProject gallerySee allShow lessIn Progress: Jujuy Redux / P-A-T-T-E-R-N-S & Maxi SpinaArticlesPtruj Performance Center Competition Winner / EnotaArticles Share ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/83197/house-in-meco-jorge-mealha Clipboard Architects: Jorge Mealha Year Completion year of this architecture project Photographs Houses CopyAbout this officeJorge MealhaOfficeFollowProductsWoodStoneConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesHousesCarcavelosPortugalPublished on October 22, 2010Cite: “House in Meco / Jorge Mealha” 22 Oct 2010. ArchDaily. Accessed 12 Jun 2021.
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18 total views, 1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Howard Lake | 14 April 1999 | 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. Advertisement Top-performing fundraising charities announced ThirdSector magazine today published its second fundraising survey. Based on Baring Asset Management’s Top 3000 Charities 1999, highlights include the National Trust achieving a remarkable return on investment of £5.50 for every £1 spent. ThirdSector magazine today published its second fundraising survey. Based on Baring Asset Management’s Top 3000 Charities 1999, highlights include the National Trust achieving a remarkable return on investment of £5.50 for every £1 spent. That beats last year’s winner, the Dogs’ Home Battersea, which achieved a ROI of £53.60 in 1998. This year the charity reached second place with £22.50 raised for every £1 invested, following a doubling of its fundraising expenditure.