An employee walking along a thermal pipe at the Kamojang geothermal
power plant near Garut, West Java, on March 18. State utility provider
 Perusahaan Listrik Negara is targeting an additional 135 megawatts of
electricity from three new geothermal plants. (Reuters Photo/Beawiharta)

"Update on Current Events" – Jul 23, 2011 (Kryon channelled by Lee Carroll) - (Subjects: God, Gaia, Shift of Human Consciousness, 2012, Benevolent Design, Financial Institutes (Recession, System to Change ...), Water Cycle (Heat up, Mini Ice Ace, Oceans, Fish, Earthquakes ..), Nuclear Power Revealed, Geothermal Power, Hydro Power, Drinking Water from Seawater, No need for Oil as Much, Middle East in Peace, Persia/Iran Uprising, Muhammad, Israel, DNA, Two Dictators to fall soon, Africa, China, (Old) Souls, Species to go, Whales to Humans, Global Unity,.. etc.)
"A Summary" – Apr 2, 2011 (Kryon channeled by Lee Carroll) (Subjects: Religion, Shift of Human Consciousness, 2012, Intelligent/Benevolent Design, EU, South America, 5 Currencies, Water Cycle (Heat up, Mini Ice Ace, Oceans, Fish, Earthquakes ..), Middle East, Internet, Israel, Dictators, Palestine, US, Japan (Quake/Tsunami Disasters , People, Society ...), Nuclear Power Revealed, Hydro Power, Geothermal Power, Moon, Financial Institutes (Recession, Realign integrity values ..) , China, North Korea, Global Unity,..... etc.) - (Text version)

“.. Nuclear Power Revealed

So let me tell you what else they did. They just showed you what's wrong with nuclear power. "Safe to the maximum," they said. "Our devices are strong and cannot fail." But they did. They are no match for Gaia.

It seems that for more than 20 years, every single time we sit in the chair and speak of electric power, we tell you that hundreds of thousands of tons of push/pull energy on a regular schedule is available to you. It is moon-driven, forever. It can make all of the electricity for all of the cities on your planet, no matter how much you use. There's no environmental impact at all. Use the power of the tides, the oceans, the waves in clever ways. Use them in a bigger way than any designer has ever put together yet, to power your cities. The largest cities on your planet are on the coasts, and that's where the power source is. Hydro is the answer. It's not dangerous. You've ignored it because it seems harder to engineer and it's not in a controlled environment. Yet, you've chosen to build one of the most complex and dangerous steam engines on Earth - nuclear power.

We also have indicated that all you have to do is dig down deep enough and the planet will give you heat. It's right below the surface, not too far away all the time. You'll have a Gaia steam engine that way, too. There's no danger at all and you don't have to dig that far. All you have to do is heat fluid, and there are some fluids that boil far faster than water. So we say it again and again. Maybe this will show you what's wrong with what you've been doing, and this will turn the attitudes of your science to create something so beautiful and so powerful for your grandchildren. Why do you think you were given the moon? Now you know.

This benevolent Universe gave you an astral body that allows the waters in your ocean to push and pull and push on the most regular schedule of anything you know of. Yet there you sit enjoying just looking at it instead of using it. It could be enormous, free energy forever, ready to be converted when you design the methods of capturing it. It's time. …”

Thursday, March 27, 2008

Architects welcome new restriction

Agnes Winarti, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta | Thu, 03/27/2008 11:52 AM

The Association of Indonesian Architects (IAI) welcomes the new enacted gubernatorial regulation in Jakarta which prevents unlicensed architects being involved in property constructions.

The revised gubernatorial regulation was formally enacted this month.

"The new regulation will oblige all architects working for building constructions to hold their own design and planning permit," IAI chairman Budi Adelar Sukada said Wednesday.

"Permit letters were frequently being copied and illegally sold by licensed architects to unlicensed ones. There was no firm punishment before," Budi said.

He said every year the IAI fired 10 of its members who were found to have sold their permit letters. "They can easily return to their membership and get new permits."

The new regulation requires all architecture university graduates involved in construction to become members of the IAI and obtain certificates before getting their own permit letters.

"Before this regulation, any graduate from vocational schools could easily get a false permit."

The IAI currently has 6,000 architects in Jakarta, which comprises about half of its entire membership nationwide. Only 1,500 of them have their own permit letters.

However, the regulation still has weaknesses, said Budi.

"The city administration usually only supervises construction in certain locations, like in commercial areas as well as properties designated for social and public services.

"So, the permit issue for housing construction may easily being overlooked."

He said there was also current regulation allowing construction on land under 700 square meters wide for which a permit from the mayor or heads of districts and subdistricts is required. He said all administration officials needed to be introduced to the new regulation.

Head of the city's Property Management and Control Agency Hari Sasongko said Wednesday, "Supervising construction is not only the job of the administration. Architects also need to monitor their own property designs because they are the ones who will complain if their designs are changed during implementation."

Hari also acknowledged the administration's previous penalty to destroy properties made by unlicensed architects wasineffective.

"They keep constructing more unlicensed buildings in the city and it costs the administration more money to demolish them."

In 2006, the agency recorded 5,000 property violations in Jakarta, with 600 buildings being demolished by the administration. Last year, the agency saw less than 5,000 property violations, with 800 of them being destroyed.

Hari said, "With the new permit regulation, it won't just be the buildings that come under penalty. The people in charge of the construction will also be held accountable, especially the architects."

He said architects caught selling their permit letters would lose their permits as well as their life-time memberships.

Both Hari and Budi were present in a seminar Wednesday on Architecture in Indonesia, held by the University of Indonesia's architecture faculty.

Hari said many architects in Indonesia neglected the environmental impacts and security issues of their properties.

"Many architects seem to live in their own world, aiming for aesthetics."

Hari also said architects had a moral responsibility in designing buildings that are comfortable enough to live in.

Budi, who acknowledged design is rarely perfect, said the government's lack of support and acknowledgement of local architects as national assets was regrettable.

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