MVRDV’s mirrored art depot is topped by a public garden

Work is nearing completion on a new art depot by MVRDV that offers visitors insight into the world of art preservation and restoration. Named Depot Boijmans Van Beuningen, the project features an eye-catching mirrored facade and is topped by a public garden.

Depot Boijmans Van Beuningen looks a bit like an oversized mixing bowl and reaches a height of 34 m (111 ft) in Rotterdam. The project was first unveiled back in 2015 and will host an open day in September 2020, after which the artworks will be carefully moved in. It’s due to open its doors to the public a year later in September 2021.

Depot Boijmans Van Beuningen's rooftop park will be open to the public
Depot Boijmans Van Beuningen’s rooftop park will be open to the public

Winy Maas

The rooftop garden area, which will also include a restaurant, is currently being planted with a total of 75 birch trees using a crane to get them up there. Once

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House to home: Update your bathroom in style – Entertainment & Life –

By Debbie Travis

If you are planning a bathroom renovation, or even a quick facelift, it’s essential to keep in mind the importance of practicality, as this is primarily a utilitarian space. You will be looking for elements that are safe, hard-wearing and easy to clean and sanitize. These are givens.

But there are other considerations. For a room that gets constant use, the bathroom deserves to be treated to a decorative touch that gives you a lift. We require various solutions to make the space fit our personalities. Will a burst of color get you motivated in the morning? Do you want soothing shades to ease you into the day? Would you like a feature that makes you smile? I have utilized different strategies to add specific character to my bathrooms. For my small master bath I splurged on a bathtub from Victoria + Albert and adhered a glamorous

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The Garden Residences Pricing – Showflat 61009851

The Garden Residences Pricing – Showflat 61009851 – Singapore

The Garden Residences Price List

No. of Rooms Unit Type Sqm Sqft Total Units Price Min. Price Max.
1 Bedroom A1 42 452 72 $690,600 $873,118
A1-P 44 474 5 $738,000 $871,290
A1-R 53 570 6 $790,100 $911,097
A2-P 43 463 3 (Last Unit!) $762,000 $762,000
1 Bedroom + Study A3S 48 517 59 $749,700 $891,500
A3S-P 51 549 4 (Last Unit!) $888,900 $888,900
A3S-R 57 614 5 $877,000 $935,000
2 Bedroom B1 57 614 86 $907,400 $1,073,200
B1-P 62 667 4 $935,700 $1,035,800
B1-R 68 732 4 $1,110,400 $1,234,877
2 Bedroom + Study B2S 64 689 44 $1,082,100 $1,200,400
B2S-P 70 753 5 $1,124,200 $1,223,500
B2S-R 77 829 3 $1,287,800 $1,291,007
3 Bedroom C1 74 797 49 $1,295,300 $1,530,980
C1-P 81 872 4 (Last Unit!) $1,259,600 $1,259,600
C1-R 97 1044 4 $1,442,600 $1,594,780
C2 73 786 48 $1,198,500 $1,393,265
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Closed restaurant donates kitchen space to La Soupe, a charity helping to feed families

BLUE ASH, Ohio — Two days ago, the La Soupe team was working out of a small building on Round Bottom Road. They were running out of space for their radically changing mission.

Before COVID-19, La Soupe rescued and transformed perishable food donations for hungry kids so they’d have good, nutritious meals on weekends. Since the coronavirus pandemic, the mission has expanded from just kids to entire families.

Then, a restaurateur, who was forced to close his business after the COVID-19 panic, re-purposed his space, opening it to the nonprofit with a mission to feed others.

“It’s huge,” La Soupe founder Suzy DeYoung said. “It’s a huge space – so we can social distance here.”

They couldn’t hit that mark without a bigger place to work – a problem that was solved after a call to action on Facebook and on TV last week.

Enter the Firehouse Grill near Summit

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Maintaining Your Kitchen – Country Cabinets ETC LLC

Regular maintenance of your new kitchen will increase the useful life of cabinets, appliances, faucets, backsplashes and hardware and also enhance your enjoyment of the space. We always ask clients how often they plan to cook, entertain and eat in their new kitchen. We also ask what other activities regularly take place in the kitchen. Other variables to consider include who will clean the kitchen and how much time and effort you want to keep your kitchen spotless. We consider all of this information to develop a roadmap for specifying the right flooring, countertops, backsplashes, walls, appliances, plumbing and fixtures for you.

Cabinets attract grease, spills, and fingerprints and require regular care to maintain their look and feel. Inset doors require more care, maintenance and effort to clean than their flat panel counterparts. Inset doors feature recesses and grooves where dirt, grease and dust can more easily accumulate.

White kitchens

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Great Garden Gear for Kids

Mother And Daughter Harvesting Radish On Allotment

While you’re waiting to get back in the garden, how about sharing and fostering your love of gardening with the children in your life? Giving them their very own tools and supplies can make them feel not only grown up, but also at home in the garden and excited to dig in, so to speak.  Here are a few options.


It’s easy to find gloves for little hands, but most of them are 100% cotton.  To ensure a secure grip, select cotton gloves that have palms dipped in rubber.

Hats & Sunscreen

While baseball hats for children are common, beach-style hats with wide brims provide better sun protection.  Better still are hats made with fabric that has substantial sun screening properties, such as UPF 50+ fabric to protect kids from the harmful effects of the sun.

Children’s sunscreen is a no brainer when it comes to little ones and

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6 Ways to Celebrate Lawn and Garden Month

Each year, the month of April pays tribute to our lawns and gardens. Spring is a time of regrowth and awakening, a time when we’re eager to get out and enjoy warm, sunny days at long last. Especially now while much of the world is shut in at home, taking solace in our lawns and gardens can be a great way to cope and keep ourselves busy.  Wondering how you can celebrate National Lawn and Garden Month? Let us help you count the ways!

1. Start composting. Feel good about your waste! Did you know, according to the EPA, 30% of trash sent to landfills are food and yard scraps? Composting isn’t as hard as it seems, plus it can greatly reduce your garbage volume while also enriching your garden and helping reduce methane released into the atmosphere (a major factor in climate change). It’s simple–all you need is a

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The San Francisco Botanical Garden may be closed, but you can still see the colorful spring bloom inside

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (KGO) — Spring is here and the plants and trees at the San Francisco Botanical Garden are in full bloom.

Pink and white rhododendrons are billowing from branches, bright red camellias are bursting from trees and a mishmash of colorful flowers blanket the South Africa area.

“The flowers are just coming to life. The garden is just looking beautiful and lush right now,” said executive director Stephanie Linder.

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The botanical garden has over 9,000 types of plants in its 55 acres of land inside Golden Gate Park. It serves as a conservation site for all types of plants.

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“We preserve species outside of their native habitat, so in case something happens to their native habitat they are not going extinct because

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5 Easy Tips for a Great Garden

Gardening is a great way to spend your time. It offers many benefits and can be enjoyed by virtually anyone, anywhere.

Getting your garden off the ground doesn’t have to be difficult.

Incorporating simple strategies to help you find the right plants and give them what they need will have your plants sprouting in no time at all, and with minimal effort on your part.


1. Grow Plants That Will Thrive in Your Climate

You may love the lush look of tropical palm trees, but if you live in a cool-weather planting climate they might not be the best choice. One of the very first things you should do when you decide to establish a garden is to learn what your UK hardiness zone is.

This will dictate what will grow best based on winter temperatures. That means you can find plants that will overwinter outside so you won’t have

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25+ Beauty Potager Garden Design Ideas

Plants require sufficient sunshine together with watering. You must be careful to kill plants in the garden using much sunshine and warmth. It will make the garden plants healthier with sufficient supply. You need to make a beauty potager garden at home where it requires few variations of the plants and flowers. It is like a mini garden with several flowers and plants inside it. To make this garden, it is supporting a good land deracination with less water. However, the soil can be changed or improved to be the media making it fertilizing. Secure lighting is a practical program.

The amount of available sunrise is the most important component in ensuring what kind of plant that you will improve. In some scenarios, the amount of sunrise is flexible in which sometimes is sufficient and insufficient. You must realize it because it influences the growth of your plants and flowers

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