Barbara Kuit is a Dutch architect. In 1998, together with her partner Mark Hemel, Kuit founded Information Based Architecture. IBA has won some of the most prestigious international competitions among which the competition for the world’s tallest TV tower, the Canton Tower known as the Guangzhou TV & Sightseeing Tower in Guangzhou, China. Kuit was born in the Netherlands. Before founding IBA, she worked for several years at the office of Zaha Hadid Architects. There she worked on various high-profile projects including the MAXXI – National Museum of the 21st Century Arts in Rome, Millennium Dome in London and Science Center in Wolfsburg. Before that she worked at Harper Mackay in London, as a local architect on various projects of Philippe Starck, St Martin’s Lane Hotel and Sanderson Hotel in London. From 1999–2007 Barbara Kuit was a visiting critic at the renowned Architectural Association in London. 1990-1992 Taught various workshops at the Technical University Delft. 2004-2005 Visiting critic at the Academie van Bouwkunst, Rotterdam 2006-current Visiting lecturer at TU Delft 2010-current Post Graduate course coordinator University of Maastricht-Dep Architecture Chosen as one of Design-Build network's new young architects to watch for 2010 Conde Nast Traveler 2010: The New Wonders of the World Bizz magazine profile 2004–Present Guangzhou TV & Sightseeing tower Principal Architect for the Guangzhou TV & Sightseeing tower of 114,000 square metres GFA in Guangzhou project includes a conference center, cinema, multiple restaurants and cafes, observation decks and administration offices 2005–Present Principal Architect for a multifunctional student housing complex in El Mina, including internet café, guesthouse and student living quarters 1997-2002 Zaha Hadid Architects 2001 BMW event centre in Muenchen Design architect of 18,000 square metres science museum 2000-2002 Wolfsburg Science Centre, Germany Design architect of 15,000 square metres science museum 1998-1999 Contemporary Arts Centre in Rome Design architect of 30,000 square metres museum.
Program included exhibition spaces, retail and restaurants 1998-1999 Mind zone in the Millennium Dome in London Design architect, content development and communication with Artists. Design regarded 1,000 square metres exhibition pavilion 1995-1997 Harper Mackay 1996-1997 the Sanderson Hotel, London Philippe Starck in London the St Martins Lane Hotel architect of 15,000 square metres refurbishment of listed heritage building into 5 star hotel 1996-1997 the St Martins Lane Hotel, London architect of 10,000 square metres 5 start hotel development in Central London. IBA's work has been exhibited widely. In 2002 they were short listed for the Young Architects of the Year Award in the United Kingdom, they have received support by the Dutch Department of Trade and Industry and received several encouragement-grants by the Netherlands Foundation for Visual Arts and Architecture. Kuit is working on a book titled Supermodel, the making of the world's tallest TV tower, which will come out in the early months of 2011.
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Sadia Jahan Prova is a Bangladeshi model and actress. She is known as TV serial actress, she showed her performance in various tele-film. She came into the media with a model. In a short time, she became popular with viewers of all classes. Prova was born on 13 February 1988 in Bangladesh, she is a student of Fashion Designing in Shanto-Mariam University of Creative Technology of Bangladesh. She completed her HSC from Mohammadpur Preparatory College in 2006. During her graduation she got the chance of modeling included her acting career. In 2005, Prova entered in the showbiz industry with the modeling, she showed her magnificent performance in Serial. She worked numerous popular Telefilm and Modeling, gained tremendous popularity by performing in several plays, including Dhup Chaaya, Lucky Thirteen, Version Z, Khunsuti etc. Prova married actor Ziaul Faruq Apurba in August 2010; the couple got divorced in February 2011. Television drama Television drama serialsDainik Tolpar Eit Kather Khasa Aporajita Aim In Life
Tomie Ohtake was a Japanese-Brazilian visual artist. Her work includes paintings and sculptures, she was one of the main representatives of informal abstractionism in Brazil. Ohtake was born in 1913 in Kyoto. In 1936, when she was twenty-three years old, Ohtake traveled to Brazil to visit a brother but could not return to Japan due to the Pacific theatre of World War II occurring there. Ohtake settled herself in São Paulo with her husband, her son Ruy being born there in 1938, started painting in 1951, after a visit to the studio of the painter Keisuke Sugano, she had her first exhibition in 1957, in the Salão Nacional de Arte Moderna and in 1961 she participated in the São Paulo Biennale. In 1972 she participated in the Prints section of the Venice Biennale and in 1978 of the Tokyo Biennale, she created dozens of public space sculptures from the late eighties. In 1988 Ohtake was awarded the Order of Rio Branco by the public sculpture commemorating the 80th anniversary of Japanese immigration in São Paulo, in 2006 she was awarded the Order of Cultural Merit.
Tomie Ohtake was the mother of architects Ruy Ricardo Ohtake. She died on February 12, 2015 at the age of 101, she was cremated. List of centenarians Tomie Ohtake Institute
The Stoke-on-Trent Green Belt is a green belt environmental and planning policy that regulates the rural space throughout the West Midlands region of England. It is contained within the counties of Staffordshire; the function of the designated area is to prevent surrounding towns and villages within the Stoke-on-Trent conurbation from further convergence. It is managed by local planning authorities on guidance from central government; the following policy was stated for the creation of the green belt area by Staffordshire County Council in 1967: "To limit the expansion into adjoining open country of the urban areas of North Staffordshire forming part of the Potteries Conurbation. To prevent the following towns and settlements in the adjoining open area from merging with the Potteries Conurbation and with other settlements. To prevent the coalescence of the following towns and settlements around the Potteries Conurbation:Leek with Longsdon. To maintain the present open character of the land within the North Staffordshire Green Belt and to prevent the coalescence of smaller settlements not mentioned above."Cheshire County Council set out their policy in 1961: "Prevent the outward spread of development from Greater Manchester and the Potteries" Land area taken up by the green belt is 43,836 hectares, 0.5% of the total land area of England.
The main coverage of the area is within northern Staffordshire. The North West Green Belt area surrounding Macclesfield lies close to the Stoke-on-Trent green belt, being just over a mile away at its closest extent from the River Dane which forms the northern boundary for the area. Landscape facilities and features within the green belt area include the Cudmore Fisheries, Meaford Energy Centre, Millennium Topograph in Downs Banks, JCB Harewood Estate, Rudyard Lake, Meir Heath, Barlaston Common, Chatterley Whitfield Country Park and enterprise centre, Bucknall Reservoir, the Trent & Mersey and Caldon canals, the River Blythe and Trent, Wedgwood Museum and estate, Strongford Sewage Treatment Works, Trent Vale Pumping Station. A large portion of the western boundary is formed by the West Coast Main Line railway. Towns on the outer extents of the green belt include Alsager, Congleton, Crewe and Stone. Towns and villages within the area include Biddulph, Kidsgrove, Scholar Green and Swynnerton. Due to the green belt lying across county borders, responsibility and co-ordination lies with several district councils and unitary authorities as these are the local planning authorities.
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Dustin Kimura is an American mixed martial artist, who competed in the Bantamweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Kimura went to Kalani High School and attended Honolulu Community College for Welding Technology. Dustin trains at Gracie Technics Honolulu. Kimura compiled a 9–0 professional record before signing with the UFC. Kimura made his promotional debut against Chico Camus on February 2, 2013 at UFC 156, he won the fight via submission in the third round. In his second fight with the promotion, Kimura faced Mitch Gagnon on September 21, 2013 at UFC 165, he lost the fight via submission. Kimura faced promotional newcomer Jon Delos Reyes on January 4, 2014 at UFC Fight Night 34, he won the fight via submission in the first round. Kimura faced George Roop on April 2014 at The Ultimate Fighter Nations Finale, he lost the fight via unanimous decision. Kimura was expected to face Ian Entwistle on September 5, 2014 at UFC Fight Night 50. However, Entwistle pulled out of the bout citing an injury.
Subsequently, Kimura was paired with Chris Beal at the event. In turn, Kimura pulled out of the bout and was replaced by Tateki Matsuda. Kimura faced promotional newcomer Henry Cejudo on December 13, 2014 at UFC on Fox 13, he lost the fight by unanimous decision, was subsequently released from the promotion shortly after. Dustin Kimura at UFC Professional MMA record for Dustin Kimura from Sherdog