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Theme Week Libya - Benghazi

Theme Week Libya - Benghazi

[caption id="attachment_168411" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Benghazi Waterfront © Jaw101ie[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Benghazi is the second most populous city in Libya and the largest in Cyrenaica. A port on the Mediterranean Sea in the Kingdom of Libya, Benghazi had joint-capital status alongside Tripoli, possibly because the King and the Senussi royal family were associated with Cyrenaica rather than Tripolitania. The city was also provisional capital of the National Transitional Council. Benghazi continues to hold insti...

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Theme Week Paris - Arrondissement du Louvre (1th)

Theme Week Paris - Arrondissement du Louvre (1th)

[caption id="attachment_151908" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Louvre © Benh LIEU SONG[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Situated principally on the right bank of the River Seine, it also includes the west end of the Île de la Cité. The arrondissement is one of the oldest in Paris, the Île de la Cité having been the heart of the city of Lutetia, conquered by the Romans in 52 BC, while some parts on the right bank (including Les Halles included) date back to the early Middle Ages. It is the least populated of the city's arrondisse...

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The Table Bay off Cape Town

The Table Bay off Cape Town

[caption id="attachment_153618" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Table Bay with Robben Island and Cape Town from Table Mountain © AlterVista/cc-by-sa-3.0-de[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Table Bay is a natural bay on the Atlantic Ocean overlooked by Cape Town (founded 1652 by Van Riebeeck) and is at the northern end of the Cape Peninsula, which stretches south to the Cape of Good Hope. It was named because it is dominated by the flat-topped Table Mountain. Bartolomeu Dias was the first European to explore this region in 148...

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Union for the Mediterranean

Union for the Mediterranean

[caption id="attachment_25380" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Union for the Mediterranean © NordNordWest/cc-by-3.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]The Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) is a multilateral partnership of 43 countries from Europe and the Mediterranean Basin: the 28 member states of the European Union and 15 Mediterranean partner countries from North Africa, the Middle East and Southeast Europe. It was created in July 2008 as a relaunched Euro-Mediterranean Partnership (the Barcelona Process), when a plan to create an a...

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The Autostadt in Wolfsburg

The Autostadt in Wolfsburg

[caption id="attachment_152883" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Customer Centre and Car Towers © Mokka[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]The Autostadt is a visitor attraction adjacent to the Volkswagen factory in Wolfsburg with a prime focus on automobiles. It features a museum, feature pavilions for the principal automobile brands in the Volkswagen Group, a customer centre where customers can pick up new cars, and take a tour through the enormous factory, a guide to the evolution of roads, and cinema in a large sphere. It is also hom...

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The solarCity in Linz

The solarCity in Linz

[caption id="attachment_5993" align="aligncenter" width="590" caption="© solarcity.at"][/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]The solarCity is an energy-saving living district in Linz-Pichling, Austria, which provides living space for about 4,000 people. The houses were built using a low-energy design. The idea and motivation for providing energy efficient living arrangements stems from the fact that fossil fuels contribute to global warming and that their use should therefore be avoided. Planning of the project began in 1992. Sinc...

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Theme Week East Anglia - King’s Lynn

Theme Week East Anglia - King’s Lynn

[caption id="attachment_151520" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Custom House © Alienturnedhuman[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]King's Lynn is a sea port and market town in the ceremonial county of Norfolk in the East of England. It is situated 97 miles (156 km) north of London and 44 miles (71 km) west of Norwich. The population of the town is 42,800. The town has two theatres, museums and other cultural and sporting venues. There are three secondary schools and one college. The service sector, information and communication technol...

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Building automation

Building automation

[caption id="attachment_3042" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="© gira.com"][/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Building automation describes the functionality provided by the control system of a building. A building automation system (BAS) is an example of a distributed control system. The control system is a computerized, intelligent network of electronic devices designed to monitor and control the mechanical and lighting systems in a building. BAS core functionality keeps the building climate within a specified range, ...

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