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A remarkable Gothic-style Victorian mansion in Kent with expertly designed interiors

Lewins is a spectacular mansion in the village of Crockham Hill, with stylish interiors that are modern, yet very much in keeping with the property’s origins. Penny Churchill takes a look. The renovation of Grade II listed Lewins in Crockham Hill, 10km from Sevenoaks, Kent, was a labor of love for interior designer Ashton Taylor […]

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New condominiums in Kent

St Arthur Homes is delighted to announce that the second phase of its condominium homes in Lancaster Park will be launched this summer. Situated in the picturesque market town of West Malling in Kent, each home boasts stylish, high quality interiors and spacious layouts combined with the beautiful rolling Kent countryside on the doorstep – […]

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Kent Spreckelmeyer Wins Environmental Design Research Association Career Award

LAWRENCE – The Environmental Design Research Association (EDRA) has honored Kent Spreckelmeyer, Professor of Architecture at the University of Kansas School of Architecture and Design, with the 2022 EDRA Career Award in recognition of his sustained contributions and important to environmental research, practice and design. education. The Career Award is given to EDRA members who […]

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A Navy veteran and a construction worker face off on August 2 in Kent County’s 19th District primaries

KENT COUNTY, MI — Two Republican challengers face off in the Aug. 2 primary to represent the party in November for the 19th district on the Kent County Board of Commissioners. Jeremiah Bannister, a Navy veteran, takes on Samuel R. Carstens, a construction worker, in the August 2 election. The winner will face incumbent Kent […]

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dRMM-led team get permission to revamp their estate on Old Kent Road

The 1960s Tustin estate currently offers 299 homes in three 18-storey towers and a series of low-rise blocks. The existing low-rise buildings will now be demolished and the towers renovated. Backed by Southwark Council, the approved scheme comprises 16 buildings up to 21 stories tall. It will provide 202 social rental units, as well as […]

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Kent School of Architecture Student Fair 2022

There are many ways to be an architect, communicates the Kent School of Architecture and Planning (KSAP) summer show – and many qualities that could enrich the built environments of the future. The hook to architecture can be thought, drawing, writing or modelling. It could be digital, hardware, social purpose, climate change, or talent for […]

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Coffee roaster, other uses to occupy the Kent building

A former factory in North Mantua in Kent is being converted into a mixed-use building which will house a coffee roaster, offices and other uses. The Kent Planning Commission has recently approved a conditional use permit and site plan for the renovation of a building at 716 N. Mantua Street, corner of Mantua Street and […]

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New design guidelines to determine the look of Kent town center

The City of Kent is in the early stages of updating design standards to guide town center building signage and facades and some business owners and community members are hoping the consultants hired for the write will spend enough time getting feedback from the public. The city is partnering with CT Consultants Inc. for the […]

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Pubs with Kent’s best views for a drink this summer

What’s better than a pit stop in a pub on a summer’s day? One with a nice view, of course. There are plenty of pubs across the county with stunning views of the city, coast, countryside and more, so sit back, relax and enjoy a picturesque pint this summer. TOWN The Old Buttermarket has been […]

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Catch Beach House, Seasalter Kent

Catch Beach House, Seasalter Home, Kent Residence, English Architecture, Housing Project June 28, 2022 Architects: Stiff + Trevillion Location: Seasalter, Kent, England, United Kingdom Photos: Lukasz Bernacki Catch Beach House, Kent Situated outside Whitstable on the North Kent coast, the To catch house is inspired by traditional fisherman’s huts and boathouses while referencing the indigenous […]

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Kent’s must-see events July 2022

Published: 6:35 PM 24 June 2022 Updated: 6:52 PM 24 June 2022 Your guide to the county’s best events, compiled by Naomi Porter Community Spirit of Tenterden – Credit: Spirit of Tenterden Family funJuly 1-3 Taking place in the town’s recreation ground, the Spirit of Tenterden family festival – a free community event – is […]

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Summit to discuss UK’s role in rebuilding Ukraine

A summit in London today will draw up plans for the UK to help rebuild Ukraine once the war against its Russian invaders is over. Representatives from Ukraine and business will join International Trade Secretary Anne-Marie Trevelyan to discuss how UK businesses can help with recovery efforts. Areas to be covered include digital and services, […]

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Shellman appointed town planner for West Warwick | Kent County Daily Hours

WEST WARWICK – After months without a permanent planner, West Warwick City Council voted unanimously this week to appoint Marilyn Shellman to what the city manager called a “very important post”. “I look forward to working here,” said Shellman, who held the same position at Westerly for years. “You have some interesting projects coming up.” […]

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Appledore Development, Kent Houses – e-architect

Appledore property development, Kent rural properties, English homes architecture photos June 14, 2022 Design: RX architects Location: Appledore, Kent, South East England, United Kingdom photos by Ashley Gendek Appledore Development, England The Appledore Development the site is situated along the bank of the Royal Military Canal overlooking the canal and adjacent National Trust land with […]

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Explore Aylesford Priory Kent with its ceramics and cafe

Our very first issue, in June 1962, features a visit to Aylesford Priory. We thought it was time to pay it a return visit – one that focuses on its extraordinary collection of 20th century religious art. Polish artist Adam Kossowski had been away from Russian labor camps for eight years when he first arrived […]

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Kent State leads the way with 37 Academic All-MAC Outdoor Athletics winners

History links CLEVELAND- The Kent State Athletics Program led all schools with 37 student-athletes named to the 2022 Academic All-MAC Outdoor Athletics Team, as the Mid-American Conference recognized a total of 265 student-athletes for their successes in class and in competition. The Golden Flashes had 24 members of the women’s […]

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Hayward Gallery opens The Hop by Jyll Bradley inspired by Kent’s hop gardens

Artist Jyll Bradley links the urban landscape of the South Bank to the rural hop gardens of Kent with a dynamic and interactive outdoor installation, Hops. The towering pavilion, made of metal, wood and colored plexiglass, creates brilliant reflections of light and casts a spectrum of color over the iconic brutalist architecture of the Southbank […]

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Kent will develop sister city link with Lutsk, Ukraine in the face of war

The town of Kent is reaching out in friendship halfway around the world… to war-torn Ukraine. Kent maintains active relationships with sister cities in Norway, Japan and China. In non-pandemic years, student exchange groups and municipal leaders from Kent will visit Sister Towns in Kent and vice versa. This is all part of the goal […]

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How much the Queen’s Houses are worth as the Platinum Jubilee is celebrated

The value of Queen’s UK’s property portfolio has reached new heights in 2022, with the figure exceeding £3billion according to a new study. Research has estimated Her Majesty’s portfolio of royal properties could be worth up to £3.7billion, with royal residences including castles, palaces and luxury lodges in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and in Wales. […]

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Kent continues to attract apartment and townhouse projects

Seven apartment, mixed-use or townhouse projects under construction or planned for the town centre, East Hill and West Hill involve Kent-based IHB Architects. Madison Plaza Apartments is the largest project as the seven-story structure towers downtown above surrounding buildings at 102 Madison Ave. N., between West Smith and West Meeker streets, just west of Uplands […]

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Kent Downtown Partnership announces new photo contest

The Kent Downtown Partnership (KDP) announced a quarterly photo competition this week and is looking for people interested in capturing “the essence of Kent’s town center through creative imagery”. From June 1, the organizers invite all our photographers, Instagram girls, architecture admirers and Farmer’s Market fans and everyone in between to send in their favorite […]

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Milford Middle School project moves forward

Milford School District has chosen an architect bringing the MMS project closer to completion With Milford School Board’s approval of BSA+A’s bid for architectural engineering services for the remodeling of Milford Middle School on Lakeview Avenue, the project has taken a step closer to completion. BSA+A will lead the design and site plan development processes […]

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The First Permanent Digital Immersive Arts Experience Will Open This Fall

London’s first permanent digital immersive arts experience, Frameless, will open this autumn in the heart of London’s West End cultural district, bringing art to life like never before. As the largest digital immersive arts experience of its kind in the UK, Frameless is poised to become a new flagship destination among the already world-class attractions […]

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The Kent IT expert, 36, claimed he was turned down for a BBC job because he wasn’t ‘geeky’ enough

A computer expert has tried to sue the BBC after claiming it turned him down for a job – because he wasn’t ‘geeky’ enough. James Orior, 36, from Kent, applied for a digital design trainee program at the company which appealed to design and technology geeks. He argued in an employment tribunal that he had […]

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The lost pubs of Tunbridge Wells that hold so many fond memories

There is such a rich collective memory in Tunbridge Wells of pubs and bars and even odd hotels, which were favorite watering holes. Memories can be sparked by a single photograph of a pub on one of our city’s streets. Pubs were perhaps more important in people’s lives a decade or two ago. Social life […]

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Mural project in Kent calls for artists’ input and creativity

KENT, Ohio — There’s an open call for local Kent artists to brighten up an old vacant warehouse and help turn it into a new student storage and rental business this summer. The building owner, in partnership with Paino Associates Architects & Builders and Main Street Kent, is accepting submissions for mural designs to cover […]

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I visited Tunbridge Wells after 10 years and was pleasantly surprised

I hadn’t been to Tunbridge Wells in over 10 years so when I was asked to go recently I jumped at the chance. I can’t remember the last time I was in Tunbridge Wells specifically, but I have very fond memories of my time there, so I was interested to see if anything had changed. […]

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How We Turned Our 1950s Semi Truck In Kent Into A Bright And Airy Beach House | Interiors

In 2018, architects Sonya Flynn and Mark Baker had just finished renovating a large 1970s house on a North Kent seafront for a client when a smaller house down the road came on the market. During the project, they had fallen in love with the place: the pebble beach, the breathtaking sea view and the […]

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Owletts in Cobham and other North Kent National Trust sites will open once a month

A family that fought to protect their ancestral home from near-permanent closure to the public has won. The National Trust has announced that Owletts in Cobham, near Gravesend, and several other period properties are to close to visitors except for a ‘heritage’ weekend this year. Camilla Baker, the great-granddaughter of British architect Herbert Baker, lives […]

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Reader’s View: Let’s Listen to Kent Worley – Duluth News Tribune

The article “Covering I-35 in Duluth?” (News Tribune, May 7) shows an at-grade walkway as the “redesigned Interstate 35 corridor through downtown Duluth,” but the image misses an important detail: the perpetual traffic jam. The artist’s conception shows a total of eight cars facing the intersection. Where are the trucks? Motorhomes and vans carrying boats […]

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Chatham-Kent to increase treatment center grant

Content of the article To help avoid any further delays or inflationary costs with the new construction, the municipality will increase its previously approved grant to the Chatham-Kent Children’s Treatment Center. Content of the article Councilors unanimously approved a recommendation at the May 9 meeting to increase the grant to $3.1 million — an addition […]

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Walk through the past with historians

by Terry Rogers The Milford Museum runs a walk down memory lane where you can learn about the Milford that looked like this If you’ve ever wondered about the history of some of the unique buildings found in the northern part of Milford, you can learn more at the ‘Walk Through the Past’ event sponsored […]

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Seven houses for sale in Kent with stunning swimming pools

With the weather warming up, you can make the most of summer with the spectacular pools at these seven properties…if you have the money. Barnden Farm near Ashford is a Grade II listed property with a lovely outdoor swimming pool. Photo: Keller Williams Barnden Farm, near Ashford This £2.2million Grade II country estate has many […]

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The return of a post-pandemic Art Brussels

Art Brussels comes back to life after two missed years for Covid, from April 28 to May 1. It’s not a fair attended by the usual blue-chip international galleries, but it attracts some high-quality galleries – 157 this year – with a good mix of well-established and newly established galleries. There are few special projects […]

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The sleepy Kentish village that was home to Jo Brand

While we may not have star power quite like Hollywood, Kent has been no stranger to stardom over the years. From blockbuster movie stars, beloved television personalities to musical legends, some of the biggest names in entertainment may have lived on your doorstep. One of these stars is a popular comic and TV personality. Jo […]

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Benenden: the sleepy Kentish village that was home to Jo Brand

While we may not have star power quite like Hollywood, Kent has been no stranger to stardom over the years. From blockbuster movie stars, beloved television personalities to musical legends, some of the biggest names in entertainment may have lived on your doorstep. One of these stars is a popular comic and TV personality. Jo […]

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Principal Architect – West Chesterfield, MA, USA | Works

We specialize in building energy-efficient homes, net-zero homes, passive homes, deep energy retrofits of existing structures, and high-performance historic restorations. This is a great opportunity to learn about high performance construction and be part of a small company whose mission is to advance a response to climate change through the built environment. We are looking […]

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Kent State community gathers for 52nd anniversary of May 4 shootings – Kent Wired

Kent State alumnus Tom Grace rings the bell in memory of May 4th victims. (Matthew Brown) Thomas Grace, a survivor whose name is synonymous with the May 4, 1970 shooting in which four Kent State students lost their lives, rang the Victory over Commons Bell under Taylor Hall in their memory on Wednesday. Jeffrey Miller, […]

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Kent beach cottage restored by Atelier Alicart is a modern idyll

Escape the hustle and bustle of city life in this peaceful Victorian beach house on the Kent coast, magically reimagined by Atelier Alicart. A stone’s throw from the shingle of Kingsdown Beach, the Kent property was originally a school and reading room for local fishermen, built by the local parish. It has been masterfully restored […]

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Abercrombie & Kent celebrates 60 years with the greatest trips of all time – Travel Weekly

Abercrombie & Kent marks six decades since it was founded by Geoffrey Kent and his parents in 1962. The company has charted an innovative course over the past 60 years, starting in the wilds of Africa and becoming the world’s largest luxury travel company bringing the same spirit of adventure found in safaris to destinations […]

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13 summer music festivals across Kent you can’t miss in 2022

Summer is fast approaching and the weather is getting warmer. So music lovers will be delighted to know that there is no shortage of live music to keep you entertained in Kent. And there’s something for everyone. From classical artists to soul music and everything in between, there’s something for everyone in music over the […]

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Deal Castle: our fascinating visit to Kent’s little-known fort that goes unnoticed – Matt Drake

Deal Castle is a fascinating insight into Tudor life that won’t break the bank to visit. While Dover Castle is stunning and one of the best preserved examples of Norman architecture in the UK, it costs more than double Deal’s price. This is understandable due to the scale and size of Dover Castle. Meanwhile, Hastings […]

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Remembering May 4 kicks off with the Jerry M. Lewis Lecture – Kent Wired

Lillie Leisure Jerry Lewis speaking Monday, May 2 at the May 4 Jerry M. Lewis Conference and Luncheon. The start of the Jerry M. Lewis Lecture and Luncheon Series not only honored Emeritus Professor Lewis, a witness to the May 4, 1970 shooting, but also focused on recognizing and commemorating the tragic events and efforts […]

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Truss says West needs to rethink its approach to international security

The crisis in Ukraine must be the catalyst for an overhaul of the Western approach to international security, said Foreign Minister Liz Truss. In a keynote address on foreign policy, Ms Truss said the UK needed to strengthen its military while forging alliances with free nations around the world, using their economic might to deter […]

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Principal Architect – West Chesterfield, MA, USA | Jobs

We specialize in building energy-efficient homes, net-zero homes, passive homes, deep energy retrofits of existing structures, and high-performance historic restorations. This is a great opportunity to learn about high performance construction and be part of a small company whose mission is to advance a response to climate change through the built environment. We are looking […]

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Kent Kleinman named director of faculty at Brown Arts Institute

Kleinman earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of California, Berkeley. Since the 1990s, Kleinman has engaged in scholarly work focusing primarily on 20and European modernism of the century. He has received two Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellowships, four Graham Foundation Fellowships, a Rudy Bruner Award, and two Architect’s Journal Top 10 Books […]

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Meet Richard Rozewski, Kent State Educator and Interior Designer at Bialosky

Our #CLEative Groove series features Q&A profiles on our city’s creators and creative agitators! Read on for our next episode with Richard Rozewski, Jr., who teaches interior design at Kent State University while working as an interior designer at Bialosky. How long have you lived in Cleveland and where do you currently live? Before moving, […]

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7 reasons this Folkestone rookie agrees it’s the best place in Kent – Lyndsey Young

Folkestone has been named among the best places to live for 2022. A new report has been produced by property specialist Garrington, who offer their services and expertise to people looking for their next home. Bath took first place this year, followed by Lyme Regis in second place and Salisbury in third place. Folkestone secured […]

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Kent entrepreneurs to open Cleveland Bagel Café in historic building this spring

Prolific Kent entrepreneur Mike Beder is getting back into the cafe business while helping to preserve an iconic building near Kent State University’s main campus. Beder and select business partners — including Evan Bailey, Charlotte Varney and Nicole Jabbour Awad — this week announced plans to open the Cleveland Bagel Café in early May in […]

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Inside artist Kent Monkman’s Ontario home

The paintings, performances and installations of Cree artist Kent Monkman have been part of the sea change in North American art, in terms of recognition and celebration of First Nations and Indigenous communities. His pieces have been shown around the world, including in the 2019 solo exhibition, “Mistikosiwak: Wooden Boat People,” staged at the Metropolitan […]

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After approval of 500-acre solar project, Kent considers moratorium

Sheep graze under solar panels in South Carolina Sheep tend to grass and weeds under solar panels at Furman University in South Carolina. Wochit After months of debate over a controversial farmland solar project, Kent County officials have approved boundaries for future solar farms and are considering a moratorium on large “utility-wide” installations. In recent […]

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The most popular holiday destinations in Greece in 2022 according to Google trends

Greece is a popular European destination for holidays all year round. Green foliage and gentle sunsets fill the landscape with the country’s ancient history. The country is a cultural hub that has been popularized in films including the musical Mamma Mia. Greece is known for its surrounding islands that offer views of the Mediterranean Sea […]

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Kent State Sorority Invites Community to “Pie-A-Tri” – Kent Wired

Despite the chill of a spring day, Tri Sigma members stood outside, their faces ready to be hit with a fresh pie from a tin, to raise money for March of Dimes and of the Tri Sigma Foundation on April 4. March of Dimes is an organization focused on supporting moms and their babies. The […]

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9 playgrounds and nature parks across Kent that are well worth a visit

If you’re looking for ways to get the kids off the couch and into the fresh air while on vacation, what better place to start than an adventure playground. Kent has some of the best playgrounds and parks in the country that will keep children entertained all day long. Whether it’s rock climbing, jumping rope, […]

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The School of Art welcomes visual artist Caroline Kent for a series of talks

Don Juan Ibitayo Sr. Conference invited by Caroline Kent The Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences School of Art is pleased to welcome visual artist Caroline Kent to the Virtual Lecture Series at 4:30 p.m. tonight, Thursday, March 31. Kent is a Chicago-based visual artist. An article from Like the New York […]

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Kent Park design stands, after Huntsville Council debates minor changes

Henk Rietveld: “Rock is rock… granite, limestone, whatever. Stop nitpicking and move on!” With all due respect, Henk, that comment betrays great ignorance. Also, the natural granite blocks are not at all analogous to the cut armourstone depicted in the header. Speaking of which, I don’t know if anyone else stipulated the inclusion of natural […]

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Scotland is a ‘high priority’ target for Putin in any world war

Defense experts say Scotland would become a priority target for Russia if a Third World War were to break out. A new paper from the Royal United Services Institute also claims Scottish independence could make it a ‘gift’ for Vladimir Putin, who he says is revisiting Russia’s Cold War ‘Bastion’ defense policy , as The […]

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A breathtaking period farmhouse in the Kent countryside with stunning interiors and a charming brick bakehouse in the garden

It’s not often that a property stops us in our tracks, but that’s exactly what Gould Farm, near the Kent village of Frittenden, has done. Picture-perfect Gould Farm is a simply sublime property in the heart of the Kent countryside, currently on the market through Phillips & Stubbs with a guide price of £2.25million. Old […]

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Seven trips for Mother’s Day to take together between moms and daughters

Mother’s Day is just around the corner and as travel restrictions are lifted around the world, people are increasingly looking for experiences rather than possessions, to share priceless moments with loved ones. After a surge in searches for “women-only tours” ahead of March 27, Trafalgar Tours has revealed the 7 best mother-daughter trips you can […]

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Meet the Candidates: Senators – Kent Wired

Editor’s Note: Candidates Cliford Fumbui, Christabel Akhigbe, and Carla Thigpen answered interview questions via email. Meet the Candidates: Senators Undergraduate student government elections for the 2022-2023 academic year opened at 8 a.m. Wednesday, March 22 and closes at 5 p.m. on Thursday, March 23. There are no candidates for Senate seats for the College of […]

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Littlebourne: quiet Kentish village that was home to Location, Location, Location’s Phill Spencer

While it certainly doesn’t have the same reputation as a place like Hollywood, Kent has certainly been no stranger to famous faces over the years. From supermodels to movie icons and some of the biggest names in the music industry, the Garden of England certainly has a knack for producing some incredibly big names. A […]

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National Trust: Stunning properties in Kent perfect for a day trip

As the weather slowly but surely begins to warm up, it’s time to start planning family day trips again. Across Kent there are countless beautiful sites worth visiting for a day in the sun, accompanied by glorious views that will make great Easter excursions. From grand castles steeped in history to vibrant gardens and parks […]

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Finding God in the Art and Work of Corita Kent

Artists are like theologians, but funnier. I loved my art history classes as a student, not just because of the incredible beauty that shone through the screen of old-fashioned slide projectors, but because art and architecture helped me better understand theology and spirituality. Our human experience of the ever-changing mystery of God has been made […]

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Tell Henry returns to its roots in brand new Kent Town location • Glam Adelaide

To share Tweeter To share To share E-mail Image Credit: Tell Henry After a year-long stint in the old Beaurepaires along The Parade in Norwood, Tell Henry owners Brad Bonor and Sharon Mackay have found a long-term place in their home neighborhood of Kent Town. After starting in an old converted garage, owner Brad described […]

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Competition to re-imagine Cork City sees winning entry give Kent Station a dramatic make-over

Cork’s main train station could become a 21st century, green ‘multi-modal travel hub’ with high-speed railway, water buses and Vertical Take-Off and Landing pads for flying cars, under a bold proposal from leading international engineers. Arup Engineering, the global architecture firm behind some of the world’s biggest and most high-profile projects (including the £18.7 billion […]

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Electricity pylons to be refurbished in UK after 100 years

Electricity pylons in the UK are set to undergo an overhaul for the first time in almost 100 years after the first 36 were wired to a new design. Old-style pylons were first designed in 1927 in the recognizable A-frame style. Now, a new Danish design will be rolled out in England and Wales where […]

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Last remaining house in Sunningdale Green in Herne Bay, Kent available for purchase

Sponsored Editorial Redrow’s redevelopment of the Herne Bay Golf Club has proven exceptionally popular, as the third phase of homes is almost sold out, with over 266 homes booked across the community. The last remaining house in Sunningdale Green, the third phase of houses, is available for purchase, providing buyers with an ideal opportunity to […]

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Disputed Foster + Partner Kent winery dismissed

After more than two hours of discussion, the council’s planning committee voted to block the scheme last night (March 9) – prompting a round of applause from onlookers in St George’s Council Chambers in Chatham. Eight councilors voted to reject the development, while five were in favour. The decision came despite the recommendation for approval […]

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Contentious Kent winery designed by Foster + Partners is dismissed

Ambitious plans for a striking winery designed by Foster + Partners in Kent have been rejected by Medway Council, a decision that prompted a spontaneous round of applause from those in attendance after more than 1,000 people signed a petition against development. In December 2021 we broke the news that representatives from Medway, Kent, had […]

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Adults only hotel looks extremely rude from the air

People got stitches after satellite images showed a hotel with a rather phallic shape. The Scarlet Hotel describes itself as an “ecological sanctuary on the rugged Cornish cliffs, adults only” and from the ground up looks like a normal hotel. The venue is set against a bay at Mawgan Porth, near Newquay, Cornwall, with a […]

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Kent Sasaki reappointed to the State Building Standards Commission

SACRAMENTO — Governor Gavin Newsom announced Feb. 24 the reappointment of Kent Sasaki, 57, of Walnut Creek to the California Building Standards Commission. Kent Sasaki Sasaki is currently a director and member of the board of directors of Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates (WJE), a national engineering/architecture/materials science firm. He is Past President of the San […]

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Kent State to Open Design Innovation Hub for Fall Semester – Kent Wired

Kent State Design Innovation [DI] The initiative began five years ago as an opportunity to solve problems through dynamic relationships between students, staff and faculty. In those five years, Kent State was ranked #6 out of 50 for having the best creative space environments in the United States, according to Great Value Colleges, a research-based […]

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Hundreds sign petition backing Kent Film Foundation bid for Granville Theater – Reuters

Granville Theater and Cinema Photo Frank Leppard Some 1,600 people signed a petition in less than 24 hours urging Thanet Council to reconsider its rejection of a bid by the charity Ramsgate Kent Film Foundation to take over the Granville Cinema building. The foundation had hoped to create a new center with a workshop, cinema, […]

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Apollo lends $178 million on Brooklyn’s 25 Kent – ​​Commercial Observer

Rubenstein Partners took on $178 million in debt to refinance its trophy mixed-use building in 25 Kent Avenue in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, learned Commercial Observer. Apollo Commercial Real Estate Financing provided the loan for an eight-storey office and retail building. Newmark arranged the financing with a team led by Dustin Stolly and Jordan Roschlaub next to […]

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Prince Michael of Kent confirms he will return his ‘Order of Friendship’ in honor of the Kremlin

3 minute readMarch 04 Prince Michael of Kent has confirmed he will return the Russian state government’s “Order of Friendship” award, one of the Kremlin’s highest honours. The prince, who has previously been accused of using his royal status to provide access to Putin – he has denied the allegations – received the prestigious award […]

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Churches and chapels are being converted into heavenly holiday homes in the UK

Quirky and quirky vacation homes have always been a popular way to get away from it all. From giant conkers to treehouses, shepherd’s huts to lighthouses, vacationers are more than ever looking for a getaway that’s a little different from the homes they’ve been cooped up in for months during lockdowns. Whether you’re a history […]

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Foster + Partners’ Kent Winery Ready for Approval – On Second Attempt

Medway Council’s planning committee was due to vote in December on whether to approve plans for the Kentish Wine Vault in Cuxton, a scheme supported by client Vineyard Farms. But a decision on the £30m project has been pushed back after councilors asked for more time to consider concerns about visitor traffic and to inspect […]

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Mentor vs. Gilmour – News-Herald

Gilmour vs. Mentor What: Kent District final When: 7:15 p.m., March 4 Or: Kent State Ice Arena, 650 Loop Road, Kent Folders: Gilmour 25-13-1, Mentor 26-9-2 And after: The winner advances to a state semifinal at 5 p.m. on March 10 against St. Ignatius or St. Edward at Nationwide Arena in Columbus. What to look […]

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Shirley Hughes, beloved children’s author, dies aged 94

Children’s author and illustrator Shirley Hughes has died aged 94, her family has announced. Hughes, best known for her much-loved books in the Alfie series, about a boy called Alfie and his little sister Annie Rose – as well as the children’s picture book Dogger, died ‘peacefully at home after a short illness on Friday […]

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Interview of the month of March 2022 – Paul Carey-Kent

Rana Begum takes her viewers into an interactive world of colors, light and shapes. Initially, his geometric language goes back to urban landscapes meeting the models of Islamic architecture of his early childhood in Bangladesh. In recent years she has increasingly added more organic elements, as can be seen in her major exhibition ‘Dappled Light’, […]

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Hollaway Studio unveil plans for Brompton Wetlands Headquarters in Kent

The campus will be built on a 40ha site of unused wetlands in Kent, 24ha of which are set to be turned into a public nature reserve and community cycleway by Ashford Borough Council. The factory and headquarters buildings will “hover” 2.2m above the wet areas, with a reinforced ground plate held on foundation piles […]

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‘Factory of the future’: Brompton plots UK’s biggest bike factory on Kent wetland

Folding bike maker Brompton this morning confirmed plans to build the UK’s biggest bike factory, a £100million facility in Ashford, Kent, which will be built on stilts above a restored wetland. Following approval from Ashford County Council on Thursday, the company said it plans to open the doors to the new site in 2027, with […]

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Brompton outlines plans for ‘game-changing’ new factory in Kent – Business

British bicycle manufacturer Brompton is taking the first step towards setting up a ‘revolutionary’ new factory in Ashford, Kent, and will submit planning permission for the development. The new plant will be built on a floodplain, which will restore the wetland and promote walking and cycling for the local community. The project will house a […]

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Message from Chancellor Kent Syverud

Campus & Community Dear members of the Orange community: I write today as the world watches, with great concern, news reports from Ukraine with horrific images of airstrikes, bombings, gunfire and fleeing citizens. At the University Senate meeting on Wednesday, I shared that part of my role as Chancellor is to anticipate and prepare for […]

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Kent Mawhinney’s agreement on domestic charges has no impact on Jennifer Dulos case, prosecutor says

HARTFORD — Kent Mawhinney, a co-defendant in the disappearance of Jennifer Dulos, pleaded guilty Wednesday to a charge of breaching a protective order stemming from an incident involving his ex-wife. Mawhinney pleaded under the Alford Doctrine, meaning he does not admit guilt but agrees that there is enough evidence to potentially be convicted. Under an […]

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What happened to Toys ‘R’ Us? Why the retail giant failed

Toys ‘R’ Us crashed into the UK market in the 1980s, building a series of toy warehouses across the country and quickly became THE name in toy sales for the country. The company was originally an American retailer of toys, clothing and baby products founded in 1957. Its first store was built in April 1948, […]

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Architect suspended after brandishing handgun online with salesman

An architect has been suspended from the profession after brandishing a fake gun and threatening to shoot a door-to-door salesman. Martin Belt confronted the energy company representative with a realistic handgun and threatened to shoot him if he returned to his property. The salesman had no idea the gun was disabled and was so scared […]

Kent architecture

Kent State demolishes Terrace Hall to make way for Crawford Hall

Kent State began demolishing Terrace Hall on the front campus to make way for the university’s new college of commerce. Located near White Hall, just off East Main Street, Terrace Hall is being razed as part of the university’s Gateway Master Plan, a campus-wide facility improvement plan that could take up to 10 years from […]