American heat treated ash sits pretty on the rooftop of Marseille’s new flagship museum

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Photo credits: Gabrielle Voinot

The Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations designed by the Algerian-born French
architect Rudy Ricciotti is the flagship project of Marseille’s on-going architectural and cultural
renaissance. The museum is located on Marseille’s seafront next to a seventeenth century
stronghold, Fort St Jean. Built upon the Greek and Roman vestiges of the antique city-state, the
Fort is charged with history and includes a chapel which dates back the twelfth century.

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ASTRA 2E satellite ready for launch

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* Latest state-of-the-art broadcast satellite ASTRA 2E is the seventh Eurostar spacecraft designed and manufactured by Astrium for SES
* ASTRA 2E to provide next generation broadcast and broadband services in Europe, Middle East and Africa

27 September 2013 – The ASTRA 2E satellite, designed and manufactured for satellite operator SES by Astrium, the world’s number two space technology company, is ready to be launched on 29 September (9:38 PM GMT) by an International Launch Services (ILS) Proton launch vehicle from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.

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The Designer Knowledge – the ultimate resource tool for architects and designers

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Interior architects, architectural technicians and designers can now save time and specify handpicked products for their design projects with a new online programme, The Designer Knowledge – www.thedesignerknowledge.co.uk. This must-have resource is packed full with complete bathroom collections to cater for every need from sanitaryware to furniture.

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It’s poetry, but not as we know it!

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He’s the hottest act on the spoken word scene and earlier this year sold out the Royal Albert Hall’s Elgar Room within 24 hours. And this autumn, former rapper, George the poet will be hitting the stage at the West Road Concert Hall in Cambridge on 25 October, performing his latest work, Malik, as part of the Cambridge Festival of Ideas. This will be his third and final performance of Malik.

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IMO Publishing’s newsletter for Aug/Sep 2013

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We are delighted that the backorders for the new editions of the IAMSAR Manual: Volume II, 2013 Edition, MARPOL – How to do it, 2013 Edition, Goal-based ship construction standards for bulk carriers and oil tankers, 2013 Edition and Guideline for Oil Spill Response in fast currents, 2013 Edition have now been released and despatched.

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