ArchDaily “COPY” “COPY” ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/442567/house-bcu-architekten Clipboard Houses House BCU / [tp3] architektenSave this projectSaveHouse BCU / [tp3] architektenSave this picture!© Mark SengstbratlHouses•Andorf, Austria Photographs 2012 Year: CopySave this picture!© Mark SengstbratlText description provided by the architects. The single-storey house erected in the sixties, imbedded in a densely planted plot, was due for revamping and major repairs. The list of requirements stated by the client, in addition to a renewal of space distribution to meet the actual daily needs and functions, also called for a complete thermal revamping and redesign. In order to adapt the existing building to these requirements, the ground plans had to be redesigned as well as the window openings enlarged, thereby admitting more daylight to the dwelling areas, creating a direct reference to the free area outside. Save this picture!© Mark SengstbratlThe old saddle roof was dismantled and replaced by a second, recessed upper storey. This newly added structure contains the bedrooms with direct access to the terrace created by the flat roof, which replaced the abandoned saddle roof. From this point opens the magnificent unhampered view of the surrounding natural landscape. Save this picture!© Mark SengstbratlAn unobtrusive structural shell gives the impression of being extremely compact, an impression that is actually reinforced by the untreated larch wood facade. An ingenuous interplay of horizontally and perpendicularly placed façade boards reflects the different proportions of ground floor and upper storey. The wooden façade, as in many farming buildings, stands for a close proximity and interplay with the dense natural area around it. Area: 180 m² Area: 180 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Austria Year: Projects Architects: [tp3] architekten Area Area of this architecture project 2012 House BCU / [tp3] architekten photographs: Mark SengstbratlPhotographs: Mark Sengstbratl+ 9 Share Save this picture!© Mark SengstbratlBy providing a ‘base’ or ‘pediment’, the building actually appears to float above the plot without in the least interfering with the surrounding natural space. On the level of the garden, densely planted trees provide the feeling of intimacy and being protected. The same effect is achieved for the upper storey by the recessed part of the building.Save this picture!Floor PlanProject gallerySee allShow lessCertest Biotec / ACXT ArquitectosSelected ProjectsWhere Automobiles & Architecture MeetArchitecture News Share ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/442567/house-bcu-architekten Clipboard CopyAbout this office[tp3] architektenOfficeFollowProductsWoodGlassConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesAndorf[tp3] architektenHousesAustriaPublished on November 05, 2013Cite: “House BCU / [tp3] architekten” 05 Nov 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021.
Projects 2015 Photographs: Guillaume Satre Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project Photographs ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/782626/landscape-house-mabire-reich Clipboard Landscape House / Mabire ReichSave this projectSaveLandscape House / Mabire Reich Area: 185 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/782626/landscape-house-mabire-reich Clipboard Save this picture!© Guillaume Satre+ 49 Share “COPY” Architects: Mabire Reich Area Area of this architecture project Landscape House / Mabire Reich “COPY” ArchDaily France Products used in this ProjectHeatingFocusFireplaces – ErgofocusBet Structural Ingeneers:E2CGross Floor Area:Existing house: 85 m², Extension : 100 m²City:NantesCountry:FranceMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Guillaume SatreText description provided by the architects. Extending a house means reducing the exterior space of a plot. The theme of the project that we developed for the “landscape house” is the restitution of an exterior space. The site of the project is located in Nantes (France), in an area established on a ridge of the Armorican Massif. The 300m² plot hosts at its bottom a small house as a testimony to the past worker of the neighborhood.Save this picture!SectionWe designed a path created from a play with successive terraces connected by ramps, forming an itinerary which opens successively to a patio, to the landscape of the heart of block’s small urban gardens and the great scenery on the southern shores of the Loire.Save this picture!© Guillaume SatreThe development of this path defines a surface. The volume situated bellow this surface forms the extension of the house, a series of living spaces (living room, kitchen, workshop) connected by oblique views, put in relation through a play with the levels, without any interior door.Save this picture!© Guillaume SatreSave this picture!Floor PlanSave this picture!© Guillaume SatreThe relationship with the landscape is twofold: the house is not only a potential of various links with the exterior, but the work with the material is the creation of an interior landscape. The graining of the plywood, the motifs drawn by the rain on the metallic structure during construction, the moiré effect of the resin or the repetitive pattern of the cement tiles create a separate universe, the same way as the clouds draw unexpected landscapes inviting to contemplation.Save this picture!© Guillaume SatreProject gallerySee allShow lessCurators Reveal Theme for Inaugural Baltic Pavilion at 2016 Venice BiennaleArchitecture NewsElmwood Court / C.F. MøllerSelected Projects Share Manufacturers: Focus Products translation missing: en-US.post.svg.material_description Year: Houses CopyHouses, Renovation•Nantes, France CopyAbout this officeMabire ReichOfficeFollowProductsWoodSteel#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesRefurbishmentRenovationNantesFrancePublished on February 25, 2016Cite: “Landscape House / Mabire Reich” 25 Feb 2016. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021.
Help by sharing this information News October 15, 2019 Find out more MaltaEurope – Central Asia November 15, 2019 Assassination of Daphne Caruana Galizia: International organisations cautiously welcome improved terms of the public inquiry We, the undersigned organisations, cautiously welcome today’s announcement by the Maltese Government that they will update terms of reference and the composition of the Board of Inquiry into the circumstances surrounding the assassination of Daphne Caruana Galizia. This is a long overdue step towards ensuring justice and ending impunity in Daphne’s case and, more broadly, the protection of journalists in Malta. Organisation October 16, 2019 Find out more International organisations demand an end to impunity two years after the assassination of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia in Malta News Receive email alerts to go further Follow the news on Malta Our organisations, alongside the family of Daphne Caruana Galizia, the Council of Europe and the European Parliament, have long called for an independent, impartial and effective public inquiry into her assassination, which took place by a car bomb outside her home in Malta on 16 October 2017. We have been dismayed by the repeated delays and obstructionism of the Maltese Government in establishing a public inquiry that is fully compliant with Malta’s obligations under Article 2 of the European Convention on Human Rights. It is also of deep concern that a bereaved family has had to mount a two-year advocacy campaign and prepare to litigate against their own government to fulfil its legal obligations to ensure justice for Daphne.We will now closely monitor the progress of the Board of Inquiry; it must have the full support and cooperation of the Maltese Government, and it must proceed without further delay and with full resources to ensure that the whole truth emerges concerning the circumstances of the assassination of Malta’s foremost journalist. Lessons must be learnt and implemented by the Maltese Government in order to fulfil their obligations to protect all other journalists in Malta continuing to pursue public interest investigative reporting, who remain at risk. Signed by:Reporters Without Borders (RSF)ARTICLE 19 Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ)European Centre for Press and Media Freedom (ECPMF)IFEXInternational Press Institute (IPI)PEN AmericaPEN International Scottish PEN RSF_en MaltaEurope – Central Asia RSF marks two years since the assassination of Daphne Caruana Galizia with country mission to Malta and launch of new report News News RSF Report: The assassination of Daphne Caruana Galizia and Malta’s deteriorating press freedom climate October 14, 2019 Find out more
News February 24, 2021 Find out more RSF_en Receive email alerts Reporters Without Borders is disturbed to learn that a court in the southern province of Koh Kong yesterday terminated the investigation into environmentalist Chut Wutty’s death after concluding that he was killed by a military police officer who was in turn fatally shot by a logging company’s security guard.An occasional fixer for journalists, Chut Wutty was murdered while investigating illegal logging on 26 April.”How convenient, a dead military officer!” Reporters Without Borders said. “The judicial system has decided to make a dead officer carry the can in order to hush this case up as quickly as possible. “A botched investigation has been quickly closed because the authorities did not want to draw attention to environmental problems for which powerful people are to blame. Those who dare to denounce them can now expect more deadly repression of this kind in the future.Reporters Without Borders added: “An environmental activist and fixer, Chut Wutty was one of those who dared to speak out. As a result, he made many enemies among the local business community and, in particular, those involved in illegal logging.”The security guard who was arrested for shooting the military officer was convicted yesterday of killing him, but the court sentenced him to only two years in prison with the last 18 months suspended, with the result that he should be released at the start of next month.__________27/04/2012: Reporters questioned after environmentalist shot dead in row with police Reporters Without Borders strongly condemns the action of the Cambodian military police in detaining two journalists from the Cambodia Daily, Phorn Bopha et Olesia Plokhii, after an incident on 26 April in the south-western province of Koh Kong in which the environmentalist Chut Wutty, who was their local guide, and a policeman were killed.“We offer our condolences to the family and friends of Chut Wutty,” Reporters Without Borders said. “It is not acceptable that the matter should be regarded as closed so soon afterwards. The Cambodian authorities must conduct an investigation to clarify an incident that led to the death of someone who worked closely with news organizations.“The right of access to the region for the press and environmental protection organizations should be guaranteed. The reason for intervention by the police should be determined — it could well have been in response to a request from a private company.“We are concerned that members of the security forces can be used as a private militia to get rid of ‘awkward’ observers.”The two women journalists, Phorn Bopha, a Cambodian, and Olesia Plokhii, a Canadian, arrived at a checkpoint in late morning after visiting a protected area of forest at Veal Bei in Koh Kong province. They were believed to have gone there to report on wine production accompanied by Chut Wutty, who is well-known in Cambodia for his activism. The Cambodian League for the Promotion and Defense of Human Rights (Licadho) reports that Chut Wutty refused to hand over the memory cards from the journalists’ cameras to the police. In Kong Chit, the provincial coordinator for Licadho, said one policeman, named as In Rattana, shot Chut Wutty as he tried to start his car to drive away, killing him instantly. The exact circumstances of the deaths are still vague, however several newspapers quoted Chut Wutty’s wife as saying she believed her husband was targeted because of his work.The two journalists were detained for questioning by the Koh Kong military police and released on 28 April. Phorn Bopha suffered a slight injury to the mouth. The women’s three cameras were seized by the authorities. At least some of the equipment was later returned to them.As reported in the Phnom Penh Post, it was not the first time that Chut Wutty, the director of the Natural Resource Protection Group, had accompanied journalists visiting protected areas of forest. Last December, he was arrested several times and asked after escorting the Phnom Penh Post to protected forest areas.He also received threats because of his criticism of the role of the government and armed forces in several cases of illegal logging and land seizures. Police spokesman Kheng Tito said the police officer was believed to have shot Chut Wutty before killing himself and that, in these circumstances, further investigation was unlikely.He also said the presence of military personnel was requested by the company MDS Import Export to prevent photographs being taken in the area, where it is carrying out tree felling in preparation for the construction of a hydro-electric dam by the Chinese firm China National Heavy Machinery. According to Ou Virak, president of the Cambodian Center for Human Rights, local officials could not be trusted to conduct an impartial investigation when military police officers were accused of being involved in the shooting. Journalists visiting protected natural zones in Cambodia, in particular those who report on illegal logging, are regularly subjected to threats from private companies. In 2007, Lem Piseth, a correspondent for Radio Free Asia, was forced to flee to Thailand after receiving threats over his investigation into damage from deforestation in the centre of the country. In 2010, Reporters Without Borders published a report on attacks on journalists who write about damage to the environment. News CambodiaAsia – Pacific Help by sharing this information Follow the news on Cambodia News Cambodian journalist gets 20 months in jail for livestream to go further RSF decries Cambodian plan for Chinese-style “Great Firewall” January 21, 2021 Find out more Organisation CambodiaAsia – Pacific News October 23, 2012 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Blaming dead officer, court closes probe into fixer’s murder Google experiments drop Australian media from search results December 28, 2020 Find out more
Facebook Facebook Pinterest Pinterest Twitter Local News Resource Fair Permian Basin Adult Literacy Center (PBALC) and the Permian Basin Oil & Energy Ministry have partnered to offer the community of Big Spring a resource fair Saturday.This free event will be from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Church of Nazarene, 1400 S. Lancaster St., Big Spring.Various vendors will be present to offer information about the services they provide.Permian Basin Oil & Gas Ministry will be there for their monthly food pantry.Free breakfast will be served while supplies last.For more information, call Josh Cisneros, Permian Basin Oil & Gas Ministry, at 432-210-6301 or email [email protected]; or Alba Austin, Permian Basin Adult Literacy Center, ED, PBALC, at 432-682-9693 or email [email protected] Twitter By Odessa American – April 22, 2021 WhatsApp TAGSPermian Basin Adult Literacy CenterPermian Basin Oil & Energy Ministry Previous articleA Night with the L.A. All-StarsNext articleGrant funds for women veterans Odessa American WhatsApp
WPVI-TVBy IVAN PEREIRA, ABC News(PHILADELPHIA) — Many students at Temple University headed back home this weekend, less than a month after they moved into their dorms, as COVID-19 concerns forced the school to switch almost all of its fall semester classes online.Between Aug. 10 and Aug. 28, 333 coronavirus cases were confirmed on campus, according to Temple’s COVID-19 tracker. The positivity rate increased from 0.71% to 10.12% during that period, according to the Philadelphia school’s data.On Sept. 3, school officials announced that due to the rising cases, it was going to shift all “non-essential” fall semester classes, roughly 95% of all courses, to online only. It gave students who lived on campus the option to leave by Sept. 13 with a full refund of their housing and meal plan charges.Parents from around the country arrived at the campus to pick up students this weekend and they had mixed feelings about the change in plans.“It’s a lot of back and forth, and it’s inconvenient, but at the same time they make the right decision for the students and the faculty,” Danna Jennings, a parent of a freshman, told ABC News affiliate WPVI-TV Saturday.A representative from Temple University told ABC News they did not have a tally on the number of on-campus students who moved out. All students who opted to return home were offered free testing, according to the representative.Some students told WPVI that they decided to stay on campus because it was harder to take their classes online and at home.“I live four hours away, and I’m an art major, so I want to use the facilities here,” freshman Astrid Hakvaag told the station. “Because in my area, we don’t have this technology at my disposal.”For the students who decided to remain on campus for their classes, the school will make accommodations.“In order to maintain a sense of community, students who remain in the residence halls after Sunday, Sept. 13 may be asked to relocate. For example, no student will be left to reside on a floor alone, and any revised accommodations will be comparable to the student’s original choice,” the school said in a statement.The students who remain on campus are expected to move out at the end of the semester in November.“Although residential plans for spring 2021 are undetermined at the present time, residential students will be given as much preference as possible in the spring, as conditions allow,” the school said.Copyright © 2020, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.
Satisfaction levels drop as hours rise in UK workplaceOn 19 Jun 2001 in Personnel Today Previous Article Next Article Britain’s long-hours working culture is making employees more dissatisfiedand less motivated than ever before, claims a survey. The research by the Economic and Social Research Council shows that only 20per cent of male employees are completely or very satisfied with their workinghours, compared with 35 per cent when questioned in 1992. And over half of female employees were satisfied with their hours nine yearsago, compared to 29 per cent this year. The least happy workers are highly qualified and form the elite part of theworkforce, claims the research. Professional workers are twice as likely towork long hours as manual workers. Employees who are unhappy are twice as likely as contented colleagues to beseeking a new job, and their willingness to do their best at work declines. Butthe survey shows that most employees are unwilling to take a pay cut to reducetheir hours. Dr Michael White, the report’s project leader, of the University ofWestminster’s Policy Studies Institute, said, “Motivation will continue toebb away unless employers wake up to the new reality.” Nearly 60 per cent of those who work long hours say they have no choice,according to the survey of 2,500 employees. While 30 per cent do so to earnmore money, 14 per cent hope to improve their chances of promotion. The Industrial Society’s Dr John Knell said, “The magnitude of changecaptured by this survey over the last eight years suggests that we may be closeto reaching a breaking point in the willingness of the UK workforce to toleratethe deal at work.” www.esrc.ac.ukBy Paul Nelson Comments are closed. Related posts:No related photos.
Previous Article Next Article Employer groups have welcomed proposals for a one-stop shop ondiscrimination and equality issues. A single equality commission covering all aspects of discrimination would”clarify the picture, be more efficient and avoid some of the duplicationthat occurs under the existing system,” said Dianah Worman, diversityadviser at the CIPD. Campaign director at the Employers’ Forum on Age, Sam Mercer, said it was agood idea in principle. “It makes sense for employers to have only onebody to deal with. The issue is getting the balance right between race, gender,disability, age and sexual orientation.” The equality commissions do not oppose the idea as long as there is nodilution of powers or their enforcement role. But the Disability Rights Commission believes a number of key tests must bemet before a single commission is established, including the implementation ofa single equalities act. CRE chair Gurbux Singh also advocates a single act to cover the variousstrands of discrimination law, including those from Europe on age, sexualorientation and religion. Comments are closed. Single equality commission welcomedOn 1 Jun 2002 in Personnel Today Related posts:No related photos.
A team of Oxford University researchers have launched a new project investigating cancer-induced bone pain. Little is known about the links between cancer and bone disease, despite the fact that debilitating bone pain effects around 30,000 cancer-sufferers a year.The condition affects people with primary bone tumours and bone marrow cancers such as multiple myeloma but can also occur in cancers, such as breast or prostate cancer, which commonly spread to bone tissue.Dr Claire Edwards is leading the research team. She is an Associate Professor of Bone Oncology at the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences.The project is being funded by Orthopaedic Research UK (ORUK). Dr Kaveh Memarzadeh from the charity told Cherwell, ‘By funding this research we are enabling scientists to find specific pain markers that are expressed in patients suffering from bone cancer. These patients are often experiencing a great deal of pain and so by identifying these markers, scientists can develop novel therapeutic methods for future suffering patients.‘We are increasingly moving towards projects that have the capability to enhance the quality of life for patients. Additionally, one of the reasons why our understanding has been poor is because funding bodies ought to recognise and support ground-breaking ideas. However, thus far, this recognition has been inadequate and we feel that pioneering ideas need more support. Dr Edwards and her team have identified a very novel project and Orthopaedic Research UK is committed to support her research team throughout the project.’