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Irish Finance Minister dismisses fears over lottery betting

first_imgAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitter The Irish Minister for Finance, Paschal Donohoe, has rejected claims that lottery betting could harm the country’s national lottery, saying there is no evidence of any negative impact. Irish Finance Minister dismisses fears over lottery betting Legal & compliance The Irish Minister for Finance, Paschal Donohoe, has rejected claims that lottery betting could harm the country’s national lottery. Speaking in response to a Parliamentary question, Donohoe (pictured) has said there does not appear to be “any evidence of a significant impact on the national lottery arising from online lottery betting at present”. Donohoe has also said contributions made by the national lottery to good causes has “not yet been materially affected by other developments” in terms of online or electronic lotteries, adding that the level of tax paid by the national lottery “attests to that”. Elisa Field, chairperson of the European Lotto Betting Association (eLBA), which was established last July to support operators in the lottery betting sector, has welcomed the comments and hopes this view will be reflected in an upcoming report Irish Lottery Regulator on betting on lotteries. “As we have said for some time, the evidence clearly shows that lottery betting does not impact the national lottery; we are pleased the Minister has recognised this,” said Field, who is also senior legal counsel at myLotto24. The eLBA, whose members include the likes of myLotto24, Lottoland, Multilotto and Lottogo, is now keen for more regulators and relevant ministries across the world to engage with the lottery betting sector to learn more about the market. The organisation has said that its members are keen to work with regulators and ministries to educate about this form of gaming and help facilitate the creation of proportionate regulatory environments. Regulations regarding lottery betting remain unclear in jurisdictions worldwide. In January, new laws came into effect in Australia banning all betting on the outcome of lottery draws. However, this did not halt Lottoland Australia launching a new betting product based on financial markets. The operator has denied this breaches the new laws, saying the product differs to those prohibited by the lottery betting ban.Image: Oireachtas Topics: Legal & compliance Lotterycenter_img Subscribe to the iGaming newsletter Regions: UK & Ireland 6th March 2019 | By contenteditor Email Addresslast_img read more

starafricacorporation Limited (SACL.zw) 2012 Abridged Report

first_imgstarafricacorporation Limited (SACL.zw) listed on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange under the Food sector has released it’s 2012 abridged results.For more information about starafricacorporation Limited (SACL.zw) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the starafricacorporation Limited (SACL.zw) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: starafricacorporation Limited (SACL.zw)  2012 abridged results.Company Profilestarafricacorporation Limited is an established sugar refinery in Zimbabwe; manufacturing and marketing sugar-based products under two well-known brand names, Goldstar Sugar and Country Choice Foods. Its product range comprises icing sugar, golden syrup, honey syrup and maple syrup. There are only two sugar mills in Zimbabwe and both are owned by Starafrica Corporation; producing products for local consumption and for export to countries in sub-Sahara Africa. Its subsidiary companies are Starafrica Operations (Private) Limited and Silver Star Properties (Private) Limited which is a property division involved in managing commercial, manufacturing and residential premises in Zimbabwe. starafricacorporation Limited is listed on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchangelast_img read more

Ireland maintain winning ways against Argentina

first_imgWednesday Dec 1, 2010 Ireland maintain winning ways against Argentina Ireland comfortably beat Argentina on Sunday with a 29-9 win at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin. Jonathan Sexton was on superb kicking form while Stephen Ferris and Gordon DArcy scored the tries.For Argentina, Felipe Contepomi had an off day with the boot as his kicking at goal wasnt up to standard, meaning that his side failed to stay in the match earning, Ireland a continued undefeated record at home against the South Americans.Keith Earls nearly scored with a minute left in the game, but the TMO controversially disallowed what looked to be a certain try. DArcy made up for it on full time though, crossing after a very neatly executed chip and chase.“We can hold our heads up. To finish with our highest winning margin against Argentina in the last game of the year is a great positive for us going through to the Six Nations,” said wing Tommy Bowe.“Whenever we’ve had dry ball, we’ve shown that we’re able to throw it about. That’s the type of rugby that we want to play. We have plenty of players who are willing to play good rugby. When we get the chance, we’re able to cut teams open and we’ll be looking to do more of that,” he added.The bad news for Leinster and Ireland is that Brian ODriscoll looks to have broken his jaw, which could mean hell miss upcoming Heineken Cup games. Rob Kearney will also be out for some time, including the early stages of the Six Nations.The result of this game ends a mixed bag of results for Ireland, with wins over Samoa and Argentina but losses to New Zealand and South Africa, despite playing promising rugby at times. They have shot back up the world rankings however, now sitting at 5th. 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Interior restoration of an attic duplex / Cavaa Arquitectes

first_imgCopyAbout this officeCAVAA ArquitectesOfficeFollowProductsWoodConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesHousingBarcelonaSpainPublished on March 11, 2013Cite: “Interior restoration of an attic duplex / Cavaa Arquitectes” [Reforma interior de un ático y un sobreático / Cavaa Arquitectes] 11 Mar 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogAluminium CompositesTechnowoodWood Siding in KSR Villa BodrumPlasticsMitrexSolar SidingMetal PanelsAurubisOxidized Copper: Nordic BrownEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesCupa PizarrasCupaclad® 101 Random in Les PalmiersUrban ApplicationsIsland Exterior FabricatorsPublic Safety Answering Center II Envelope SystemConcreteKrytonConcrete Hardening – Hard-CemSkylightsVELUX CommercialModular Skylights – Ridgelight 25-40°Porcelain StonewareGrespaniaPorcelain Tiles – Coverlam ImperialWindowspanoramah!®ah! 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Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my stream CopyHouses, Housing•Barcelona, Spain Projects Houses Interior restoration of an attic duplex / Cavaa Arquitectes “COPY” Save this picture!© Filippo Poli+ 35 Share Interior restoration of an attic duplex / Cavaa ArquitectesSave this projectSaveInterior restoration of an attic duplex / Cavaa Arquitectescenter_img “COPY” ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/342542/interior-restoration-of-an-attic-duplex-cavaa-arquitectes Clipboard ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/342542/interior-restoration-of-an-attic-duplex-cavaa-arquitectes Clipboard Spain ArchDaily Architects: Cavaa ArquitectesSave this picture!© Filippo PoliRecommended ProductsEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesIsland Exterior FabricatorsCurtain Wall Facade SystemsEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesRodecaRound Facade at Omnisport Arena ApeldoornEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesAlucoilStructural Honeycomb Panels – LarcoreEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesFranken-SchotterFacade System –  LINEAText description provided by the architects. The project starts from the premise of dividing a big duplex, situated in front of the more distinguish park in the city, into two dwellings better adapted to a family’s present needs. At first sight, a visitor can get a sense of a stately home, possessing all elements and ambience characteristic of a superior dwelling, which give it such a special character. The challenge of this proposal is to achieve the recuperation of this generous space avoiding the loss of its previous character. The aim of the proposal is therefore to guarantee the conservation of all the elements that brought richness to the initial space and to obtain that the new architecture establishes a good dialogue between the new forms of living and the inherited legacy. Save this picture!© Filippo PoliOne of the main virtues of the initial house consists of the disposition of two terraces of generous dimensions related to its two levels. These outside spaces oriented to the south, have the benefit of magnificent views over Turo Park in the foreground and the sea as a backdrop. The decision not to divide these terraces into two was crucial when laying out the new dwellings. The proposal does not attempt to create two equal parts, two symmetrical dwellings; instead, it looks for a richer and more complex solution. It proposes a first house mainly set on one floor with a studio on the top floor taking advantage of the terrace on the previous attic floor. The second house is organised in two floors, with the south orientated terrace on the top floor, associated with the living-room, dining-room and kitchen. CAVAA developed the architecture of the 2 houses and defined the interior design and furniture of the duplex dwelling down to the last detail. Save this picture!© Filippo PoliThe location of the day area on the upper floor allows the living areas to be closely connected to the outside space; another north-orientated exterior space forms a garden. With this solution, the sequence of main spaces: kitchen, dining-room, living-room, became diaphanously related to the outside, creating new crossed visions with the city of Barcelona and the Collserola mountain. In this way, the outside landscape participates of the main rooms enriching and enlarging them. In the night area, located on the entrance area, are placed four bedrooms – a suite, two double and a single – with their corresponding bathrooms. The bedrooms with a clear north orientation, overlook the inside patio of the block; in this way, these rooms enjoy the privacy and calm that this part of the program requires. The access space is defined as a nexus between these two areas. Within this scope, the stair of the original dwelling spreads out with a magnificent and generous presence to establish a connection between the public and private areas of the building.Save this picture!© Filippo PoliThe project has a clear purpose of adopting natural light as a vertebrating element which articulates the program relating the two floors and their inside with their outside. That is why in spaces of more difficult lighting, skylights are created which not only favour the entrance of light but also an exchange of sensations. In this way, outside light enters the more obscure points of the dwelling and the view from them open to the outside. Save this picture!© Filippo PoliThe proposal is conscious of the magnificent legacy that the original building contains, preserving an ensemble of materials and furniture of great value and beauty. Elements like the magnificent cast-iron stair which presides over the entrance, the herringbone oak parquet or the carved wooden doors, are recuperated in order to match contemporary designs, offsetting by contrast the original elements that will continue captivating the home users, as they captivated us. Save this picture!© Filippo PoliThe building is located in a little green oasis inside the densely built web of Barcelona. In this context, next to the Turo Park, on the original house terraces, the vegetation has always had a special relevance. A clear example of this importance is the presence of an olive tree and a huge number of shrubs in the different patios and terraces of the original house. The new exterior spaces have been proposed as a dialogue between the original elements and the new plantations which, with autochthonous species, are complementary to the earlier ones. The result is some pleasant and fresh exterior gardens, with a vegetation that acts as a regulating agent of the inside temperature of the house.Save this picture!Atic Floor PlanProject gallerySee allShow lessFilms & Architecture: “Underground”ArticlesMuseum for Underwater Antiquities Competition Entry / Dimitris ThomopoulosUnbuilt Project Sharelast_img read more

AD Classics: Kubuswoningen / Piet Blom

first_imgArchDaily CopyAbout this officePiet BlomOfficeFollowProductsWoodConcreteBrick#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsArchitecture ClassicsMixed Use ArchitectureResidential ArchitectureHousingApartmentsCommercial ArchitectureRetailRotterdamRetailHousingResidentialMixed UseRotterdamThe NetherlandsPublished on March 05, 2014Cite: Denim Pascucci. “AD Classics: Kubuswoningen / Piet Blom” 05 Mar 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. 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Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my stream Projects “COPY” Area:  6000 m² Area:  6000 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Save this picture!© Dirk VerwoerdWritten by Denim Pascucci Share Mixed Use Architecture ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/482339/ad-classics-kubuswoningen-piet-blom Clipboard “COPY” AD Classics: Kubuswoningen / Piet Blom Architects: Piet Blom Area Area of this architecture project Year:  1984 photographs:  Dirk VerwoerdPhotographs:  Dirk Verwoerd Project gallerySee allShow lessThink Space Launches Latest Competition: Environment / SubtractionArchitecture NewsCenter for New Technologies / Francisco MangadoSelected ProjectsProject locationAddress:Overblaak 70, 3011 MH Rotterdam, The NetherlandsLocation to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address. Share The Netherlands Photographs Year:  AD Classics: Kubuswoningen / Piet BlomSave this projectSaveAD Classics: Kubuswoningen / Piet Blom CopyA popular tourist attraction and bizarre architectural experiment, the Kubuswoningen is located in the Oude Haven, the most historic section of Rotterdam’s port. Following the destruction of the Oude Haven during the Second World War, architect Piet Blom was asked to redevelop the area with architecture of character, presenting him the opportunity to apply his earlier cube housing exploration in Helmond to a more urban context. Known for his desire to challenge conventions, Blom did not want the Kubuswoningen to resemble typical housing; he strived to dissolve the attitude that “a building has to be recognizable as a house for it to qualify as housing.” During a time when the rebuilding of Rotterdam was pivotal, the Kubuswoningen served as an influential precedent for progressive and innovative architectural development. + 35Few buildings survived the 1940 bombing of the Oude Haven. As a result of a change in government in 1974, urban regeneration and housing became top priorities for the municipal council. Hans Mentink, the politician in charge of spatial planning at the time, had grown tired of the utilitarian architecture which was increasingly prevalent and believed that Rotterdam was “in need of architecture with some life in it.” Save this picture!© Dirk VerwoerdRecommended ProductsWoodHESS TIMBERTimber – GLT HybridWoodGustafsWood Veneered Wall & Ceiling PanelsWoodTechnowoodPergola SystemsWoodEGGERLaminatesImpressed by Blom’s cube houses in Helmond, Mentink awarded him the contract to create a development plan for the Oude Haven area. Having not had work since Helmond, Blom was both excited and motivated to do his best work for the city of Rotterdam; however, he was also overwhelmed by the challenges, importance, and scale of the project. Wanting to avoid a dominating intervention, he told his client that he would design it “so that you cannot tell that it has been designed by one architect.” This objective led Blom to divide the housing development into three distinct projects: Blaaktoren, a 13-story hexagonal apartment tower that resembles the shape of a pencil; Spaanse Kade, a complex of terraced buildings that surrounds an inner courtyard; and the Kubuswoningen, a succeeding exploration of cube houses on a larger-scale grid. The municipal council appreciated this, as they believed that Rotterdam needed more than just cubic housing. The entire development contains 270 dwellings, 1000 square meters of catering and shops, and parking for 300 cars.Save this picture!© Dirk VerwoerdFascinated by urban planning, Blom believed that urban communities should feel like villages. By this time in his career he had begun to doubt the practice of stacking residences; regrettably, Blaaktoren and Spaanse Kade needed to utilize this in order to achieve the required housing density of 205 dwellings per hectare. On the other hand, this philosophical compromise allowed him the freedom to not sacrifice his ideals with Kubuswoningen. Metaphorically, he considered the experience of living in trees; each elevated cube represented a tree and therefore they collectively represented a forest. Blom realized that elevating inhabitable masses on narrow trunks would maximize public space below while creating ideal views from above, a concept that was inspired by the work of Le Corbusier.Save this picture!© Dirk VerwoerdThe cubic housing development endured various challenges and complications during design and construction.  The project spans the seven-lane Blaak, a major traffic artery, serving as a pedestrian bridge that connects the nearby market to the harbour.  The Blaak and an underground metro tunnel posed a significant challenge, requiring absolute precision in the foundation’s construction.  Other complications that could not have been predicted included the discovery of historic remains that could not be removed, the withdrawal of a contractor, a problem with the district heating system which reduced the buildable area of the development, and an economic recession that stunted rebuilding efforts. Save this picture!© Dirk VerwoerdThe Kubuswoningen’s pedestrian bridge features a promenade of retail space, which was inspired by the Ponte Vecchio in Florence.  In addition to residential cubes, there are also two larger “supercubes”.  The southernmost supercube was developed as a school of architecture while the nothernmost supercube was intended for commercial functions, but was never entirely finished.  The cube houses above are each supported by a hexagonal pylon that was constructed by joining three concrete pillars with six cellular brick walls.  These pylons enclose the promenade level storage space for residents.  Each cube has a total floor space of 106 square meters, divided into three levels.  The lowest floor serves as a living space, with a kitchen in one corner and a toilet and study space in another.  The intermediate floor above contains two bedrooms and a bathroom. The uppermost floor is a small space in the form of a triangular pyramid, often used as a child’s bedroom or sun lounge.   Save this picture!© Dirk VerwoerdEach cube is constructed as a timber-frame skeleton, insulated with rock wool, and sheathed with cement and wood-fiber board.  Due to the complexity of construction, the contractor built a complete mock-up of one unit.  The 70dB noise level of the Blaak meant that the few windows facing it could not be operable.  Fortunately, the geometry and orientation of the dwellings provided many opportunities for operable windows and ventilation. Save this picture!© Dirk VerwoerdSince the Kubuswoningen’s completion in 1984, several changes have occured. A 1998 renovation included the addition of new zinc roofs, which were mounted over the original shingles to increase the insulation value.  The original retail spaces proved impractical due to low pedestrian traffic and have since been repurposed as studio spaces for small offices, effectively creating a live-work community.  One residential cube has been opened to the public as a response to curious tourists, so that visitors can experience the unique spatial volume.  Recently the two supercubes have been converted: the school of architecture into a youth hostel, and the unresolved commercial space into transitional social housing. Save this picture!Roof PlanSave this picture!Northeast ElevationFollowing the subsequent construction of restaurants and bars, the Oude Haven became one of the most vibrant nightlife areas in the city. This evolution is not a surprise considering that Blom’s architecture, especially the Kubuswoningen, was meant to capture the fashionable and metropolitan essence of Rotterdam. Best known for his cube houses, Piet Blom did not have a prolific career as an architect as he was rarely willing to compromise his unconventional ideals. As an important pioneer of the Structuralist movement, his attention to form, aesthetics, and spatial experience as opposed to functionality, paved the way for future Dutch designers to collectively build an international reputation for innovative and experimental projects.Save this picture!© Dirk VerwoerdSource: Hengeveld, Jaap. Piet Blom (Amersfoort, the Netherlands: Jaap Hengeveld Publications, 2007). Mixed Use Architecture, Apartments, Retail•Rotterdam, The Netherlands ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/482339/ad-classics-kubuswoningen-piet-blom Clipboard 1984last_img read more

Glanhof 1 / Architects Collective

first_imgArchDaily ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/777118/glanhof-1-architects-collective Clipboard CopyAbout this officeArchitects CollectiveOfficeFollowProductsGlassSteelConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousingApartmentsKlagenfurt am WörtherseeAustriaPublished on November 15, 2015Cite: “Glanhof 1 / Architects Collective” 15 Nov 2015. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogLouvers / ShuttersTechnowoodSunshade SystemsCompositesMitrexPhotovoltaic Solar Cladding – BIPV CladdingMetal PanelsAurubisCopper Alloy: Nordic BronzeBathroomsGeberitBathroom Series – ONESkylightsLAMILUXGlass Skylight F100 CircularMetal PanelsTrimoQbiss One in Equinix Data CentreSignage / Display SystemsGoppionDisplay Case – Q-ClassAluminium CompositesAmerican MetalcraftAluminum Panels – Decorative Fencing for BridgesPanels / Prefabricated AssembliesULMA Architectural SolutionsWater Facade PanelDoorsLinvisibileLinvisibile Concealed Sliding Door | MareaWall / Ceiling LightsiGuzziniExterior Light – WalkyWoodPlycoWood Boards – Birch LaserplyMore products »Save世界上最受欢迎的建筑网站现已推出你的母语版本!想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my stream “COPY” Glanhof 1 / Architects Collective Year:  2015 Glanhof 1 / Architects CollectiveSave this projectSaveGlanhof 1 / Architects Collective Photographs:  Courtesy of Architects CollectiveExecutive Architect:Architekturbüro Müller & HohenwarterBuilding Technology:TB Decleva / Immosolar
Structural Design:DI Jürgen Freller ZT GmbHClient:Kärntner Siedlungswerk (KSW)Team:Richard Klinger, David Lieser, Martin Schorn, David SelenskyCity:Klagenfurt am WörtherseeCountry:AustriaMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!Courtesy of Architects CollectiveRecommended ProductsMetallicsStudcoWall Stop Ends – EzyCapMetallicsSculptformClick-on Battens in Ivanhoe ApartmentsMetallicsKriskadecorMetal Fabric – Outdoor CladdingMetallicsTECU®Copper Surface – Classic CoatedText description provided by the architects. Architecture under CurrentThe Glanhof is a multi-story housing complex with 150 units in the center of Klagenfurt, Austria. It is named for its location on the Glan River and the arrangement of three building structures surrounding a green and sunny courtyard. In the first phase, a long-stretched structure was built along the Pischeldorfer street, which can be reached via an access balcony with a unique irregular zig-zag geometric facade that integrates hundreds of photovoltaic elements. The 50 – 75 m2 sized subsidized aartments feature up to 15 m2 large balconies oriented to the courtyard. Part of the energy concept of the virtually self-sufficient project is the geothermal brine reservoir that stores excess solar energy from the photovoltaic system during sunny months.Save this picture!Courtesy of Architects CollectiveSolar geometryPhotovoltaic systems have been neglected and could often still be found hidden on the roof not too long ago before becoming an integral part of architecture. The solar design for Glanhof 1 developed by Architects Collective integrates the photovoltaic panels into the glass facade along the street making it an energy-efficient and at the same time resource-saving alternative to conventional façade elements. They fulfill with their elegant appearance, the same functions, but create an additional benefit by making the building virtually energy autonomous.Save this picture!SectionThe long-stretched building, with 53 apartments floats on top of the fully-glassed ground floor that features common areas such as a café, buggies and bicycle parking, is a multi-generational-meeting- point including common spaces. At the same time, this base zone separates the green courtyard and the playground along the street where the entrance for the pedestrian and parking garage into the basement are located. From the street and the garage the inhabitants walk the four residential floors over two generous glazed staircases into an open access balcony.Save this picture!Courtesy of Architects CollectiveMeeting space for generationsThe residential mix of Glanhof 1 consists of families with children, single parents, singles and the elderly. The project was conceived together with Hilfswerk Kärnten (?) and meets the requirements of the older generation and at the same time brings younger people into the housing complex. In the first phase, 16 units with 50 m2 were built for assisted living, which are equipped with a 24 hour emergency call system. They are further connected by an elevator that allows hospital beds in the senior citizens center and the meeting room on the ground floor.Save this picture!Floor PlanAlmost energy-autonomousThe photovoltaic modules are part of the overall energy concept of the housing complex. Most of the hot water and heating is produced by a system of solar panels on the roof, a heat pump system and a geothermal reservoir. The photovoltaic elements are also connected directly to the heat pump and significantly increase the overall efficiency of the system. Excess solar energy is supplied and stored into a geothermal brine reservoir during the sunny months. This energy is then is released during colder month and latched into the heat pump system and made usable for heating. Only a small proportion of energy is required in the form of electricity for the heat pump and district heating for higher temperatures to support the water heating by external providers.Save this picture!Courtesy of Architects CollectiveProject gallerySee allShow lessTorrent Market and Civic Center / Vázquez ConsuegraSelected ProjectsBeijing Hutong House Renovation / ARCHSTUDIOSelected ProjectsProject locationAddress:Pischeldorfer Str. 53, 9020 Klagenfurt am Wörthersee, AustriaLocation to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address. Share Apartments “COPY” Architects: Architects Collective Area Area of this architecture project Area:  5900 m² Area:  5900 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Photographs Save this picture!Courtesy of Architects Collective+ 26 Share CopyApartments•Klagenfurt am Wörthersee, Austria 2015 Austria ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/777118/glanhof-1-architects-collective Clipboard Projects Year: last_img read more

Capri Apartment / archi [lab]

first_imgCapri Apartment / archi [lab]Save this projectSaveCapri Apartment / archi [lab] “COPY” Apartments ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/928330/capri-apartment-archi-lab Clipboard Capri Apartment / archi [lab] ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/928330/capri-apartment-archi-lab Clipboard ArchDaily Photographs Area:  217 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Maira Rossi, Karen Felix Architects: archi [lab] Area Area of this architecture project “COPY” Save this picture!© Isabela Mayer – Triad Photo+ 38Curated by Matheus Pereira Share CopyAbout this officearchi [lab]OfficeFollowProductConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousingApartmentsInterior ArchitectureBrazilPublished on November 23, 2019Cite: “Capri Apartment / archi [lab]” [Apartamento Capri / archi [lab]] 23 Nov 2019. ArchDaily. Accessed 10 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogPanels / Prefabricated AssembliesTechnowoodSiding Façade SystemWindowsMitrexSolar WindowMetal PanelsAurubisPatinated Copper: Nordic Green/Blue/Turquoise/SpecialMetal PanelsDri-DesignMetal Panels – CopperIn architectureSikaBuilding Envelope SystemsExterior DeckingLunawoodThermowood DeckingMembranesEffisusFaçade Protection – Breather+Metal PanelsPure + FreeFormCustom Metal Cladding – Legacy Fund 1 BuildingWood Boards / HPL PanelsInvestwoodWood Fiber Partition Walls – ValchromatDoorsLinvisibileLinvisibile FILO 10 Vertical Pivot Door | BrezzaSkylightsFAKROEnergy-efficient roof window FTT ThermoToilets / BidetsBritexToilets – Accessible Centurion PanMore products »Save世界上最受欢迎的建筑网站现已推出你的母语版本!想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my stream Photographs:  Isabela Mayer – Triad Photo Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project Brazil 2019 Projects Year:  Design Team:Barbara Furlan, Daniela Fujiwara, Hannah VançanClients:Construtora Hong KongEngineering:Raphael CoelhoLandscape:archi [lab]City:ApucaranaCountry:BrazilMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Isabela Mayer – Triad PhotoRecommended ProductsDoorsdormakabaEntrance Doors – Revolving Door 4000 SeriesSkylightsFAKROWooden pivot roof windows FYP-V proSkyWoodBruagBalcony BalustradesDoorsSaliceSliding Door System – Slider S20Text description provided by the architects. With a contemporary and sophisticated language, we seeked the creation of spaces that passed the message of personality and coziness, dialoguing with new ways of living and entertaining. Focused on the interaction and contact with natural elements, the design has as its guideline the experience of the resident itself. A functional and elegant architecture, with a minimalist, but at the same time, affectionate feature.Save this picture!© Isabela Mayer – Triad PhotoSave this picture!Floor PlanSave this picture!© Isabela Mayer – Triad PhotoIn order to create this welcoming and nurturing atmosphere, we used a mixture of textures and materials like stone, glass, natural elements, minerals and the distinction of the wood, which are elements and features that stand out in the design. The possibility to personalize each detail contributed for the space to achieve the identity that we searched for since the beginning.Save this picture!© Isabela Mayer – Triad PhotoThe spaces were thought to offer the residents experiences, exchange of information and identity. To gather friends together around the table, enjoy good moments, decorate the house with flowers from the season, are all activities that bring comfort, the sensation of wellbeing, sensorial and visual pleasure. The project has as its main focus the experience of living and hosting as a new concept of luxury.Save this picture!© Isabela Mayer – Triad PhotoProject gallerySee allShow lessDigging Deep: Is Going Underground the Solution for the Future?InterviewsThe Hakka Triangle House / TEAM_BLDGSelected ProjectsProject locationAddress:Apucarana, Estado de Paraná, BrazilLocation to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address. Share CopyApartments•Apucarana, Brazil Manufacturers: DuPont, Tarkett, Bontempo, Deca, Portobello, Trimble Lead Architects: last_img read more

Comic Relief and Paul Hamlyn Foundation open final round of Tech for Good fund

first_imgImage: Technology for good – heart and tech by sabri deniz kizil on Shutterstock.com Comic Relief and Paul Hamlyn Foundation open final round of Tech for Good fund Howard Lake | 14 January 2021 | News How to applyApplications to the Tech for Good 2021 ‘Build’ programme are open now and close at midday on 12th February 2021. Successful applications will have been informed by 30 April.Applications consist of:a short form including a 250-word project summary, explaining what the project is setting out to achieve and howa video application up to three minutes longa project budget (a budget template is available).Pre-application support is available. Comic Relief and CAST (Centre for the Acceleration of Social Technology), the support partner for this programme, will be running Q&A webinars and providing additional guidance over the application period.  371 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis3 Comic Relief and the Paul Hamlyn Foundation have launched the final funding round of their three-year Tech for Good partnerships.The Tech for Good programme was developed in response to the need for charities to use technology to explore different approaches to delivering better services. Of course, the COVID-19 crisis has since increased the need for organisations to explore how digital and design approaches can be used to create more impact for the people they work with. The Tech for Good 2021 ‘Build’ programme will enable organisations or partnerships to define, test and develop digital solutions over nine months that meet a social need or challenge in the UK. Projects can be local, regional, national or UK-wide.Applications that want to adapt or re-purpose existing technology to increase impact in their service delivery are also actively encouraged. The funders stated :@we know that re-use of tools which already exist can be just as important and effective as building something new.Grants of up to £70,000 over a period of nine months (June 2021 – Feb 2022) are available.Who can applyApplicants should be seeking to work in one or more of Comic Relief’s four core issue areas: Children Survive and ThriveGlobal Mental Health MattersFighting for Gender JusticeA Safe Place to Be.Comic Relief would also welcome applications addressing challenges that are related to disability and inclusion outside of the four themes, “as we understand the critical potential of digital technology in tackling these issues”. Applicants with digital projects might be at different stages of development. Build is planning to fund projects at various stages, from concept stage to those which are already in development.Applicants must have an annual income of between £75,000 and £10 million.This is the fifth Tech for Good programme run by Comic Relief. Details of all past funded projects can be found at can be found at Tech for Good.In particular the funding is designed to support projects and organisations that: Advertisementcenter_img Tagged with: Digital Funding Are focused on specific and clear user needs in their design, delivery and developmentDemonstrate a clear purpose for the use of tech and why it would be meaningful in your organisationMust be able to demonstrate resource and buy-in at senior and organisational level to manage and deliver the project you are proposingMust have adequate time budgeted for your project lead to participate in the programmeDemonstrate the enthusiasm to engage with a collaborative cohort of funded partners.Make best use of existing technologyAre sharable with other parts of the not-for-profit sector AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis3 About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.last_img read more

RSF decries death sentences passed on four Yemeni journalists

first_img The four journalists, Abdul Khaleq Amran, Akram Al-Walidi, Hareth Hamed and Tawfiq Al-Mansouri, were part of a group of ten journalists who were tried on 11 April on charges of spying on behalf of Saudi Arabia. Neither their families nor their lawyers were notified about the trial. YemenMiddle East – North Africa Condemning abusesProtecting journalists Armed conflictsImprisonedImpunityPredators Fixer for foreign reporters held in Aden for past five months Organisation Receive email alerts February 26, 2021 Find out more Yemen is ranked 167th out of 180 countries in RSF’s 2019 World Press Freedom Index. News The other six journalists who were tried at the same time (and who have also been held since 2015) are Esam Belghaith, Hassan Annab, Hisham Tarmoum, Hisham Al-Yousfi, Haitham Al-Shehab and Salah Al-Qaedi. February 11, 2021 Find out more Yemeni journalist killed, nine wounded in Aden airport explosions The Houthis claim to have found detailed plans for military operations in the journalists’ electronic devices. The court convicted them of “creating and secretly running several websites and pages through the Internet and social networks (…) in which they posted false, malicious and disturbing news, information and rumours.” YemenMiddle East – North Africa Condemning abusesProtecting journalists Armed conflictsImprisonedImpunityPredators News January 6, 2021 Find out more Follow the news on Yemen United Nations: press freedom situation “deeply worrying” in Yemen, according to RSF RSF_en April 14, 2020 – Updated on May 6, 2020 RSF decries death sentences passed on four Yemeni journalists Reporters Without Borders (RSF) condemns the death sentences that a Houthi court has passed on four Yemeni journalists and calls for their immediate release. Detained since 2015, the journalists could be executed at any moment. News News All ten worked for media outlets regarded as supportive of Al-Islah, a party with Muslim Brotherhood links that, in 2015, declared its support for the Yemeni government recognized by the international community and for the Arab coalition led by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates that has intervened militarily in Yemen. Help by sharing this information to go further “These utterly unacceptable convictions are worthy of a bygone era and must be overturned without delay,” said Sabrina Bennoui, the head of RSF’s Middle East desk. “The death sentences are typical of the way the Houthi rebels have systematically persecuted journalists, and are indicative of a readiness to use summary justice to settle scores with all critical media. Neither the sentences nor the arbitrary detention of all ten journalists since 2015 can be justified. They must be freed.”last_img read more

Still more restrictions for journalists in the tribal zones

first_img Reporters Without Borders condemns the brief arrest by security forces in the tribal zone of North Waziristan of three journalists who were trying to cover clashes between the Pakistani security forces and the Taliban around Miran Shah.Those arrested on 6 March were Haroon Rasheed, of the Urdu-language service of the BBC World Service, Haji Mujtaba, a stringer for Reuters, and Inam-ur-Rahman, a contributor to the APTN news agency.Officials on 7 March also seized cassette tapes belonging to Inam-ur-Rahman.Reporters Without Borders is also very worried by persistent threats against journalists in the region from some mullahs and jihadists in North Waziristan.———————————————————–17.01.2006Media banned from Bajaur Agency tribal areaReporters Without Borders today condemned a government ban on all journalists, including Pakistanis, from going to the Bajaur Agency tribal area (60 km north of Peshawar). Haroon Rashid, of the Urdu section of the BBC World Service, a reporter for the Pakistani TV station AVT khyber, Mehmood Jan Babarand cameraman Waheed-ur-Rehman were today ordered by police to return to Peshawar when they tried to enter the area to continue investigating the effect of the 13 January US military bombing there. The journalists briefly protested and accused the government of trying to silence the media. Information minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmad said the tribal area was under control of the army, which refused to comment on the matter. —————————————————————–16.01.06Two journalists arrested while covering aftermathReporters Without Borders today condemned the arrest of Haroon Rashid of the BBC World Service’s Urdu-language section and Iqbal Khattak of Pakistan’s Daily Times in the Bajaur Agency part of the Tribal Areas on 14 January while covering reactions to a US airstrike on a village that was supposedly being visited by Al-Qaeda No. 2 Ayman al-Zawahiri.A total of 18 people were reportedly killed in the airstrike but not, apparently, Zawahiri. The authorities on 14 January also confiscated a video-cassette from a cameraman working for the US television news agency APTN, who had just filmed in the village.”Under what laws were the two Pakistani journalists arrested and the video-cassette seized,” Reporters Without Borders asked. “After a news blackout lasting for months, the civilian and military authorities had at last allowed journalists free access to the Tribal Areas. But when something embarrassing takes place, the press is clearly no longer welcome there.”Rashid and Khattak were arrested while taking photos of soldiers on the streets of Khar, which is the capital of the Bajaur Agency and lies 60 km north of Peshawar. They were taken to the office of Fahim Wazir, the area’s political administrator, who told them their reporting was contributing to insecurity in the region.The two journalists refused to let Wazir check the reports they planned to send. Before letting them go, he threatened to ban them from this tribal Area.Meanwhile, there is still no word of Hayatullah Khan, a reporter for the Urdu-language daily Ausaf and photographer for the European Press Photo Agency, who has been missing since 5 December 2005, a few days after he produced evidence that contradicted the official account of the death of a leading Arab member of Al-Qaeda, Hamza Rabia, in the North Waziristan section of the Tribal Areas. Rabia was killed by a US missile. Reporters Without Borders condemns the arrest of two Pakistani reporters and the confiscation of a video-cassette from an APTN cameraman in the Tribal Areas on 14 January. The three journalists had been investigating the previous day’s US airstrike on a village which Al-Qaeda’s deputy leader was supposedly visiting. News PakistanAsia – Pacific RSF_en PakistanAsia – Pacific to go further June 2, 2021 Find out more Follow the news on Pakistan Help by sharing this information March 7, 2006 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Still more restrictions for journalists in the tribal zones News News Pakistani journalist critical of the military wounded by gunfire Receive email alerts News Pakistani TV anchor censored after denouncing violence against journalists Pakistani supreme court acquits main suspect in Daniel Pearl murder April 21, 2021 Find out more Organisation January 28, 2021 Find out morelast_img read more