Faith communities provide hope for the homeless

first_img Gov. DeSantis says new moment-of-silence law in public schools protects religious freedom LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply Please enter your name here UF/IFAS in Apopka will temporarily house District staff; saves almost $400,000 Florida gas prices jump 12 cents; most expensive since 2014 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here TAGSHomeless Previous articleTiny houses to be featured at design showcaseNext articleIt’s my party and I’ll cry (foul) if I want to Dale Fenwick RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Taxpayers save more than $9 for every $1 invested in faith-based services for the homelessWould the homeless in America be better off if churches and other faith-based organizations stopped providing services to people in need?  Not according to a new study from Baylor University.According to the new study, faith-based organizations provide 58 percent of emergency shelter beds for the homeless in eleven cities across the nation.In Omaha, faith-based organizations provide 90 % of the available emergency shelter beds.Houston: 79 %Indianapolis: 78 %Baltimore: 74 %So where would all these homeless people go if Christians who do acts of compassion out of a faith perspective are no longer around?Faith-based organizations are at the forefront of addressing root causes of homelessness, providing not only the majority of emergency shelter beds but innovating long-term solutions, a new study by Baylor University’s Institute for Studies of Religion concludes. The study looked at homelessness in 11 cities and is part of a growing body of independent research examining the socio-economic impact of faith-based organizations across the United States.Use this link to learn more.Use this link to access the report, an executive summary and graphics. Please enter your comment! Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.last_img read more

House 77 / dIONISO LAB

first_img House 77 / dIONISO LAB Portugal Text description provided by the architects. Póvoa de Varzim is a city profoundly related to the sea and fishing. Its great cultural richness became an interesting stimulus to the project. In fact, the house was an opportunity to revitalize some of the city’s memories and to participate in the panoply of colours and materials that characterise the street.Save this picture!Courtesy of dIONISO LABThe house is simple… it is organized in a vertical and hierarchical way. The social areas are on the inferior floors and the private areas on the superior levels. To achieve great visual amplitudes and dynamic interconnections between spaces, the interior was structured in half floors. The width of the plot decided the stair. In fact, it became the heart of the house. A wall painted with Blue Klein emphasizes its importance and continuity through the spaces.Save this picture!Courtesy of dIONISO LABThe west facade is covered by aluminum venetian blinds that not only defend the interior from the insulation but also open the house to a small garden. At east, the house gets its identity. The intimacy is guaranteed by stainless steel panels, perforated with the “siglas poveiras”. These symbols are a proto-writing system once used as a way of communication and to mark personal and fishing belongings. Also, they were hereditary and constituted an important family legacy that was transmitted by inheritance through generations, evolving with new combinations.Save this picture!Courtesy of dIONISO LABIn this way, the house, in the very centre of “Bairro Norte”, shares some of the city’s memories and references with the population and revitalizes a legacy that has been progressively forgotten and abandoned. Quietly, the house confesses its pride in the city… Save this picture!SectionProject gallerySee allShow lessNowa Huta of the Future Proposal / Basic City A+UArticlesVenice Biennale 2012: Ruta del PeregrinoArticles Share Year:  ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard Area:  232 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project “COPY” ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard ArchDaily CopyHouses•Póvoa de Varzim, Portugalcenter_img “COPY” 2010 Houses Projects Save this picture!Courtesy of dIONISO LAB+ 18 Share Architects: dIONISO LAB Area Area of this architecture project House 77 / dIONISO LABSave this projectSaveHouse 77 / dIONISO LAB CopyAbout this officedIONISO LABOfficeFollowProductSteel#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesPovoa de VarzimHousesPóvoa de VarzimPortugalPublished on September 18, 2012Cite: “House 77 / dIONISO LAB” 18 Sep 2012. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogSinkshansgroheBathroom Mixers – Metropol ClassicVinyl Walls3MVinyl Finish- DI-NOC™ Glass FinishPartitionsSkyfoldWhere to Increase Flexibility in SchoolsMetal PanelsDri-DesignMetal Panels – Painted AluminumStonesCosentinoDekton® Surfaces – Chicago 444Exterior DeckingLunawoodThermowood DeckingWoodBruagAcoustic Panels with LEDWindowsOTTOSTUMM | MOGSWindow Systems – CPXPanels / Prefabricated AssembliesULMA Architectural SolutionsHexapent Facade PanelDoorsRabel Aluminium SystemsMinimal Folding Door System – Rabel 3710 Super ThermalWall / Ceiling LightsLuminisCeiling Surface Lights – HollowcoreBenches / TablesUrbaStyleConcrete Bench – BoomerangMore products »Save世界上最受欢迎的建筑网站现已推出你的母语版本!想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my streamlast_img read more