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Kep Province
Kep (កែប) also romanized as Kaeb (Khmer: កែប, "Saddle") formally known as Kep Province
Kep Province
(ខេត្តកែប) is the smallest province (khaet) of Cambodia[2] covering 336 km2 (130 sq mi), with a population of 40,280.[1] It is one of the newest Cambodian provinces, together with Pailin, Sihanoukville and Tboung Khmum, created by Royal Decree on 22 December 2008, which separated Kep municipality from the province of Kampot, as well as adjusting several provincial borders.[3][4] The provincial capital is
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Kampot (city)
Kampot (Khmer: ក្រុងកំពត) is a city in southern Cambodia
Cambodia
and the capital of Kampot Province. It is situated at the Praek Tuek Chhu river southeast of the Elephant Mountains and around 5 km (3 mi) from the Gulf of Thailand.[1] Kampot was the capital of the Circonscription Résidentielle de Kampot under French rule and Cambodia's most important sea port after the loss of the Mekong Delta and before the establishment of Sihanoukville.[2] Its center is unlike most Cambodian provincial capitals composed of 19th-century French colonial architecture
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Don Bosco Foundation Of Cambodia
The Don Bosco Foundation of Cambodia
Cambodia
(DBFC, in Khmer "សាលាដុនបូស្កូនៅប្រទេសកម្ពុជា") is a Non-profit organization of education founded in Cambodia
Cambodia
in 1991 to give technical skill education to youth living in extreme poverty and to facilitate the schooling of marginalized children. The organization was a way to answer the needs of a country in its post-war period of reconstruction. DBFC is a branch of the Salesians of Don Bosco. The United Nations
United Nations
asked to the Salesians in Thailand
Thailand
to attend the children and youth of the Cambodian Refugee camps during the 1980s. DBFC answered this request by opening provisional technical schools in the camps. After the peace agreements, the organization was invited by the Cambodian government to settle in the country
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Vann Molyvann
Vann Molyvann (Khmer: វណ្ណ ម៉ូលីវណ្ណ; November 23, 1926 – September 28, 2017) was a Cambodian architect. During the Sangkum Reastr Niyum regime (1955–1970) Prince Norodom Sihanouk enacted a development policy encompassing the whole kingdom with the construction of new towns, infrastructure and architecture. Vann was the foremost of a generation of architects who contributed to the unique style of architecture that emerged during this era and that has been coined New Khmer Architecture.Contents1 Biography 2 Works2.1 Phnom Penh 2.2 Sihanoukville3 Death 4 Legacy 5 Notes 6 External linksBiography[edit] Born in Ream, Kampot province
Kampot province
in 1926,[1] Vann Molyvann obtained a scholarship to pursue his studies in Paris, France in 1946.[2] After one year of law, he switched to architecture at the School of Fine Arts in Paris (École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts)
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Bauhaus
Staatliches Bauhaus
Bauhaus
(German: [ˈʃtaːtlɪçəs ˈbaʊˌhaʊs] ( listen)), commonly known simply as Bauhaus, was a German art school operational from 1919 to 1933 that combined crafts and the fine arts, and was famous for the approach to design that it publicised and taught.[1] The Bauhaus
Bauhaus
was founded by Walter Gropius
Walter Gropius
in Weimar. The German term Bauhaus—literally "construction house"—was understood as meaning "School of Building", but in spite of its name and the fact that its founder was an architect, the Bauhaus
Bauhaus
did not have an architecture department during its first years of existence. Nonetheless, it was founded with the idea of creating a "total" work of art (Gesamtkunstwerk) in which all arts, including architecture, would eventually be brought together
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Richard Neutra
Richard Joseph Neutra (/ˈnɔɪtrə/; German: [ˈʁiçaʁt ˈnɔʏtʁaː]; April 8, 1892 – April 16, 1970) was an Austrian-American architect. Living and building for the majority of his career in Southern California, he came to be considered among the most important modernist architects.Contents1 Biography 2 Architectural style 3 Legacy 4 Lost works 5 Selected works 6 Publications 7 Notes 8 Other sources 9 External linksBiography[edit] Neutra was born in Leopoldstadt, the 2nd district of Vienna, Austria Hungary, on April 8, 1892 into a wealthy Jewish family. His Jewish-Hungarian father Samuel Neutra (1844–1920)[1][2] was a proprietor of a metal foundry, and his mother, Elizabeth "Betty" Glaser[3] Neutra (1851–1905) was a member of the IKG Wien
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Le Corbusier
Charles-Édouard Jeanneret, known as Le Corbusier
Le Corbusier
(French: [lə kɔʁbyˈzje]; 6 October 1887 – 27 August 1965), was a Swiss-French architect, designer, painter, urban planner, writer, and one of the pioneers of what is now called modern architecture. He was born in Switzerland
Switzerland
and became a French citizen in 1930. His career spanned five decades and he designed buildings in Europe, Japan, India, and North and South America. Dedicated to providing better living conditions for the residents of crowded cities, Le Corbusier
Le Corbusier
was influential in urban planning, and was a founding member of the Congrès International d'Architecture Moderne (CIAM)
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New Khmer Architecture
The term New Khmer Architecture (Khmer: ស្ថាបត្យកម្មបែបថ្មី) was coined by authors Helen Grant Ross and Darryl Leon Collins to describe an architectural movement in Cambodia
Cambodia
during the 1950s and 1960s. The style blended elements of the Modern Movement with two distinctly Cambodian traditions: the grand tradition of Angkor, and the vernacular tradition of ordinary people's houses. The Kingdom of Cambodia
Cambodia
gained independence from France in 1953. Winning the elections in 1955 Prince Norodom Sihanouk
Norodom Sihanouk
founded the Sangkum Reastr Niyum, a political experiment in economic development that went hand in hand with the arts in general, and this innovative architecture in particular. It reached its apotheosis in the 1960s and came abruptly to an end in 1970 with the overthrow of Norodom Sihanouk
Norodom Sihanouk
by Gen
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Kampot (city)
Kampot (Khmer: ក្រុងកំពត) is a city in southern Cambodia
Cambodia
and the capital of Kampot Province. It is situated at the Praek Tuek Chhu river southeast of the Elephant Mountains and around 5 km (3 mi) from the Gulf of Thailand.[1] Kampot was the capital of the Circonscription Résidentielle de Kampot under French rule and Cambodia's most important sea port after the loss of the Mekong Delta and before the establishment of Sihanoukville.[2] Its center is unlike most Cambodian provincial capitals composed of 19th-century French colonial architecture
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Mangrove
A mangrove is a shrub or small tree that grows in coastal saline or brackish water. The term is also used for tropical coastal vegetation consisting of such species. Mangroves occur worldwide in the tropics and subtropics, mainly between latitudes 25° N and 25° S. The total mangrove forest area of the world in 2000 was 137,800 square kilometres (53,200 sq mi), spanning 118 countries and territories.[1] Mangroves are salt-tolerant trees, also called halophytes, and are adapted to life in harsh coastal conditions. They contain a complex salt filtration system and complex root system to cope with salt water immersion and wave action
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Kindergarten
Kindergarten
Kindergarten
(/ˈkɪndərˌɡɑːrtən/, US: /-dən/ ( listen); from German [ˈkɪndɐˌɡaːɐ̯tn̩] ( listen), literally meaning 'garden for the children')[1] is a preschool educational approach traditionally based on playing, singing, practical activities such as drawing, and social interaction as part of the transition from home to school. At first such institutions were created in the late 18th century in Bavaria
Bavaria
and Strasbourg
Strasbourg
to serve children whose parents both worked out of the home
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Congregation Of The Sisters Of Divine Providence
The Congregation of Divine Providence (Latin: Congregatio Divinae Providentiae; German: Schwestern von der Göttlichen Vorsehung) is a Catholic religious institute of women that was founded in 1851 in the Grand Duchy of Hesse
Grand Duchy of Hesse
by Wilhelm Emmanuel von Ketteler, Bishop of Mainz, together with Stephanie Fredericke Amalie de la Roche von Starkenfels (1812–1857), a French noblewoman.[1] The congregation was formally recognized by the Holy See
Holy See
on 16 July 1935.[2] The Sisters of Divine Providence began to serve in the Americas in 1876, now present in the United States, Puerto Rico, Santo Domingo and Peru. They also serve in Korea.Contents1 History1.1 Founding 1.2 Growth 1.3 Expansion to America1.3.1 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 1.3.2 St
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Ecotourism
Ecotourism
Ecotourism
is a form of tourism involving visiting fragile, pristine, and relatively undisturbed natural areas, intended as a low-impact and often small scale alternative to standard commercial mass tourism. It means responsible travel to natural areas conserving the environment and improving the well-being of the local people.[1] Its purpose may be to educate the traveler, to provide funds for ecological conservation, to directly benefit the economic development and political empowerment of local communities, or to foster respect for different cultures and for human rights
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Egret
Egretta Ardea Bubulcus MesophoyxAn egret /ˈiːɡrət/ is any of several herons, most of which are white or buff, and several of which develop fine plumes (usually milky white) during the breeding season.Contents1 Biology 2 Species in taxonomic order 3 Habitat 4 References 5 External linksBiology[edit] Great egret
Great egret
in flightEgrets at dusk in Kolleru Lake, Andhra Pradesh, IndiaMany egrets are members of the genera Egretta
Egretta
or Ardea which also contain other species named as herons rather than egrets. The distinction between a heron and an egret is rather vague, and depends more on appearance than biology
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Don Bosco
Saint John Bosco
John Bosco
(Italian: Giovanni Melchiorre Bosco; 16 August 1815[2] – 31 January 1888),[3][4][5] popularly known as Don Bosco [ˈdɔn ˈbɔsko], was an Italian Roman Catholic
Roman Catholic
priest, educator and writer of the 19th century. While working in Turin, where the population suffered many of the effects of industrialization and urbanization, he dedicated his life to the betterment and education of street children, juvenile delinquents, and other disadvantaged youth. He developed teaching methods based on love rather than punishment, a method that became known as the Salesian Preventive System.[6] A follower of the spirituality and philosophy of Saint Francis de Sales, Bosco was an ardent devotee of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Blessed Virgin Mary
under the title Mary Help of Christians
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Castelnuovo Don Bosco
Castelnuovo Don Bosco
Don Bosco
(Piedmontese: Castelneuv d'Ast) is a comune (municipality) in the province of Asti
Asti
in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 20 kilometres (12 miles) east of Turin
Turin
and about 25 kilometres (16 miles) northwest of Asti, on a hill near the confluence of the Nevissano and Bardella. Castelnuovo Don Bosco
Don Bosco
borders the following municipalities: Albugnano, Buttigliera d'Asti, Capriglio, Moncucco Torinese, Moriondo Torinese, Passerano Marmorito, and Pino d'Asti.Contents1 History 2 Main sights 3 Notable Castelnovesi 4 References 5 External linksHistory[edit] Castenlnuovo's origins, as attested by the name (meaning "New Castle") are connected to a castle built before 1000 AD, around which a burgh grew as time passed
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