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Save this picture!+ 21 Share 7 Houses / Bigoni-Mortemard ArchitectesSave this projectSave7 Houses / Bigoni-Mortemard Architectes “COPY” France Area: 1030 m²Text description provided by the architects. Located just outside of Paris, and protected from a very busy thoroughfare, the building is on a dead-end street surrounded by small buildings, houses and workshops. The architects had to work on the contradiction between the scale of individual housing and the desire to create density (in the face of ecological concerns).Save this picture!Recommended ProductsPorcelain StonewareApavisaBetonPorcelain StonewareApariciPorcelain Tiles – JacquardWoodAccoyaAccoya® CanalsLike a small medina, the seven houses are built around an alley. Four of the houses have their living rooms on the second floor, connected to the sky through a series of terraces leading onto the roof, where a small kitchen has been placed. The contrast between the austerity of the façades and the generosity of dimensions and light of the inner spaces is surprising. The handcrafted finish of the white façades gives an almost Mediterranean atmosphere to the construction. The use of simple and economic materials allowed for very generous spaces inside (double story living rooms) and outside (terraces) for a low budget. A car park is also available underground.Save this picture!Project gallerySee allShow lessHerzog & de Meuron’s VitraHaus VideoArticlesNorwegian Mountaineering Center / Reiulf Ramstad ArkitekterArticles Share CopyHouses•Paris, France ArchDaily ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/64364/7-houses-bigoni-mortemard-architectes Clipboard Houses Projects Architects: Bigoni-Mortemard Architectes Area Area of this architecture project “COPY” ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/64364/7-houses-bigoni-mortemard-architectes Clipboard 7 Houses / Bigoni-Mortemard Architectes CopyAbout this officeBigoni-Mortemard ArchitectesOfficeFollowProductConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesParisHousesFrancePublished on June 15, 2010Cite: “7 Houses / Bigoni-Mortemard Architectes” 15 Jun 2010. ArchDaily. Accessed 12 Jun 2021.
ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/71759/the-six-courtyard-houses-ibarra-rosano-design-architects Clipboard CopyHouses•United States Photographs: Bill Timmerman Text description provided by the architects. In our desert town, plagued by sprawl and lacking in public transportation, The Six is a project comprised of six courtyard houses that demonstrates the possibilities for higher density, urban infill desert development that is respectful of its time and place. While the Six takes cues from Tucson’s architectural past and neighboring residences, which manifest as central courtyards, low-rise masonry construction, and thoughtful solar orientation, the project is an emphatic expression of its place and time. The Courtyard is a traditional concept employed in hot arid regions because it takes advantage of cool desert nights by affording the house the ability to open into a secure and private space. Each house’s primary spaces expand onto the central courtyard, while the more intimate bathing areas extend into private landscaped light wells. This interconnectedness of indoor and outdoor space is a consistent trademark of the development. In the hallway, glue-laminated wood beams were crafted to form a dramatic window seat overlooking the courtyard. The master bedroom shares access to the large outdoor “room” while the master bath and guest baths look onto small private outdoors spaces, giving one the sensation of bathing outdoors. Directly above the expansive kitchen island, the ceiling dramatically rises to provide a demarcation for the cooking area, and allow clerestory windows to provide balanced south and north light into the voluminous dining and living areas. Save this picture!© Bill TimmermanThe magic comes from the manipulation of the human experience, not the form. We feel that timelessness is attained when every decision is based on something important and when the space is given as much consideration as the object.Project gallerySee allShow lessKoolhaas Houselife / Ila Bêka + Louise LemoîneArticlesOcean Imagination / Unsangdong ArchitectsArticles Share ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/71759/the-six-courtyard-houses-ibarra-rosano-design-architects Clipboard United States The Six: Courtyard Houses / Ibarra Rosano Design ArchitectsSave this projectSaveThe Six: Courtyard Houses / Ibarra Rosano Design Architects Save this picture!© Bill Timmerman+ 21 Share “COPY” The Six: Courtyard Houses / Ibarra Rosano Design Architects Year: ArchDaily Projects “COPY” Photographs Architects: Ibarra Rosano Design Architects Year Completion year of this architecture project 2009 Houses CopyAbout this officeIbarra Rosano Design ArchitectsOfficeFollowProductsWoodConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesHousesUnited StatesPublished on August 04, 2010Cite: “The Six: Courtyard Houses / Ibarra Rosano Design Architects” 04 Aug 2010. ArchDaily. Accessed 12 Jun 2021.
Linkedin Previous articleFrogwire tells personal stories of students on campusNext articleFree time is at a premium for student athletes Cristian Migliarese RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Twitter Cristian Migliaresehttps://www.tcu360.com/author/cristian-migliarese/ Facebook The College of Science and Engineering Dean, Phil Hartman, retires after 40 consecutive years Cristian Migliarese TCU places second in the National Student Advertising Competition, the highest in school history Cristian Migliaresehttps://www.tcu360.com/author/cristian-migliarese/ ReddIt Tri Delta students join alumnae to benefit Cook Children’s TCU Frog Camps returning to more traditional look this summer Facebook TCU students participate in LEAPS day of service TCU’s Interfraternity Council continues Movember campaign with 6K Recovery Run printThe TCU community lined the sidewalks Friday night as the floats, band, cheerleaders, color guard, Super Frog and chancellor filled the streets that surround the TCU campus to celebrate TCU’s roots in Cowtown.Ali Stowe, student activities coordinator, said that she worked with the student government to this year’s theme: TCU’s Texan heritage in the heart of Cowtown – Where the West Begins!“Since TCU plays the University of Texas and Fort Worth is the home of the original longhorns, we wanted to play off celebrating the best in Texas and decided on a vintage Texan theme,” said Stowe.“I see a lot of green and a lot purple for Cowtown and the Horned Frogs, so that is good,” said Theron Smith, a senior at TCU. “I got to see the most school spirit with a lot of students watching from the BLUU.”Various fraternities, sororities, alumni, faculty, and staff made some 10 floats in the parade to express their unique TCU spirit in light of the theme and engage the crowd.“I think the parade is the one event we do that brings the whole community together,” said Stowe. “The floats make the parade more visually appealing and exciting.”It brings out school spirit in students like Emma Boren, a junior at TCU, who was excited to cheer for the parade participants.“All the TCU students are out and so happy for the frogs. The parade really brings in the alumni, community members, and everyone who lives in the neighborhoods surrounding TCU,” said Boren.The floats are judged by quality, effort, completeness, theme application, visual identity of homecoming, audience participation, and incorporation of TCU spirit.“Although no trophy award is presented, essentially it’s a sense of pride for best float,” said Stowe.Beth Wright, a 2002 TCU alumna, attended the parade with her husband and children.“It’s significantly changed since I was in school. There’s a lot more school spirit, more pride, and just more involvement,” Wright said. “I love seeing their personalities (in the floats).”The parade also brings children to Fort Worth. Young kids traditionally line the streets in anticipation of candy.TCU Frogfest in the Commons Friday, Oct.2, 2015Rafael Abreu, 2006 TCU alumni, and his daughter came from their Kansas City, Missouri home.“Every year it brings a great experience especially for the younger generation so that they can feel the community and know they belong here, said Abreu. “They can have a dream to come to college here and be a part of it.” I am a Communications major and a Journalism minor. I am a reporter for TCU 360 and I am working on the Greeks beat ReddIt Twitter + posts Journey of Hope 2017 holds special meaning for TCU Pi Kappa Phi members Cristian Migliaresehttps://www.tcu360.com/author/cristian-migliarese/ Linkedin Students represent spirit of Cowtown in TCU Homecoming Parade. Friday, Oct.2, 2015 Cristian Migliaresehttps://www.tcu360.com/author/cristian-migliarese/
Twitter Foyle constituency has 4th highest unemployment rate in the UK By News Highland – November 16, 2011 Pinterest News LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Twitter WhatsApp Facebook 70% of Cllrs nationwide threatened, harassed and intimidated over past 3 years – Report Pinterest Previous articleLetterkenny Councillors to recieve mental health trianing to help people in needNext articleMan shot in both legs in Derry shooting News Highland Dail hears questions over design, funding and operation of Mica redress scheme Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this week Google+ Google+ Facebook WhatsApp Need for issues with Mica redress scheme to be addressed raised in Seanad also The Foyle constituency in Derry ranks at number four in a league table of UK constituencies worst affected by unemployment, according to new research.The House of Commons study looked at all 650 parliamentary constituencies and ranked them.The report from the House of Commons Library examined the number claiming benefits as a proportion of the economically active population.Foyle MP, Mark Durkan said that it is not a lack of work ethic which is the problem, its a lack of work…..[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/11/mdurk.mp3[/podcast] Minister McConalogue says he is working to improve fishing quota
Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Facebook Derry draw with Pats: Higgins & Thomson Reaction WhatsApp DL Debate – 24/05/21 Questions raised over proposed Letterkenny-Burtonport Greenway AudioHomepage BannerNews Twitter Pinterest Previous articleSuccession planning ‘huge issue’ for Donegal farmersNext articleHugh McFadden looks to start Super 8 with victory News Highland By News Highland – July 10, 2019 Google+ Pinterest Facebook A Glenties area councillor has questioned Donegal County Council’s commitment to the proposed Greenway between Letterkenny and Burtonport.Cllr Marie Therese Gallagher says the proposal has been on the agenda for five years with no progress, and people are asking whether it will ever progress.Officials told a municipal district meeting this week that a lengthy process of consultation is ongoing with landownersHowever, Cllr Gallagher says people need to see movement:Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/marietheregfhgfhgfhfse1pm.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. WhatsApp Twitter News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Google+ Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic FT Report: Derry City 2 St Pats 2
AudioHomepage BannerNews Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programme Pinterest A Donegal County Councillor is urging small and micro businesses across Donegal to apply for the new €250m Restart Grant, which will give direct grant aid to help them with the costs associated with reopening and re employing workers following COVID-19 closures.The Grant will be available to businesses with a turnover of less than €5m and employing 50 people or less, which were closed or impacted by at least a 25% reduction in turnover out to 30th June 2020.Cllr Jimmy Kavanagh says the Grant is designed to help businesses get back on their feet:Audio Playerhttps://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/RestytrytrytrtartGrantweb.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Facebook News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Facebook WhatsApp By News Highland – May 18, 2020 RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Twitter DL Debate – 24/05/21 Twitter Pinterest Previous articleCleaning & sanitation set to become priority issues for workplacesNext articleCouncil urged to suspend parking charges until years end News Highland Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Google+ Google+ Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows WhatsApp Businesses urged to apply for special restart grant
Home » News » COVID-19 news » RICS delays introduction of new compulsory survey rules ‘due to Covid’ previous nextRegulation & LawRICS delays introduction of new compulsory survey rules ‘due to Covid’Organisation says surveyors are too tied by ‘upheavals’ of Covid pandemic to implement huge changes to way surveys are marketed and conducted.Nigel Lewis2nd November 202003,547 Views RICS has delayed the much heralded shake-up of home surveys until March 1st next year after ‘listening to surveyors’.Originally planned for June this year, its Home Survey Standard’s introduction is a victim of Covid as members deal with the upheaval caused by the lockdowns during the pandemic.“We’re listening and responding to what our professionals are telling us on the ground,” says Ana Bajri, RICS Global Property Standards Associate Director (left).“A cocktail of changing Covid-19 measures requiring changes to business practices, alongside a busy marketplace after the stamp duty holiday, mean more time is needed to make sure these changes are included in members’ current survey standards and processes.”The new standard will better protect buyers and sellers, ensuring that consumers understand the importance and benefits of using a home survey and what will be included in it before buying a property.This includes simplifying the process and language used in surveys and standardising their format.RICS own research shows that home buyers are confused by the bewildering array of products on offer and even those who do use them aren’t aware of which survey they have paid for.The overhaul has been completed following a lengthy industry consultation. RICS says the key change will be a new ‘professional statement’ that RICS members and regulated firms in the UK who deliver any level of residential property survey must adopt.The statement will be the sole standard for home surveys,replacing all previous guidance notes and statements for all levels of condition surveys.Read more about the new survey.ana bajiri RICS survey new home survey RICS surveys November 2, 2020Nigel LewisWhat’s your opinion? Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.Please note: This is a site for professional discussion. Comments will carry your full name and company.This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.Related articles BREAKING: Evictions paperwork must now include ‘breathing space’ scheme details30th April 2021 City dwellers most satisfied with where they live30th April 2021 Hong Kong remains most expensive city to rent with London in 4th place30th April 2021
by Tom Sandeman Sirens: The Seductive Lure of the Female Voice. How could such a title fail to entice a curious audience, despite any initial apprehension created by the evening’s description as a ‘lecture-recital’? Hannah Rosenfelder expertly retained this sense of intrigue as she led her listeners deep into the mysterious sound-world of the Siren; an age-enduring symbol who has featured regularly in literature ever since her initial appearance in the mythology of Ancient Greece. Rosenfelder is remarkably well-qualified to present such a programme. She studied Classics at Cambridge before beginning her vocal training at Guildhall and her infectious charm and vivacity made her a fitting narrator for, what she described as, a story of ‘women, danger, seduction and song’. She began with a study of the female voice; describing its seductive quality and suggesting that it was a realisation of this trait that led to the exclusion of female vocalists within many religious contexts. For Rosenfelder, the Siren embodies the dangerously seductive element that is inherent in the female voice. And Rosenfelder’s rich mezzo certainly does have a beguiling and compelling power. She illustrated her talk with songs, beginning with Siren’s Song, a setting of Homer’s Odyssey by Benjamin Wolf, a graduate of University College, in which the singer was accompanied by fellow Guildhall student, Anneke Hodnett, on the harp. Songs by Arne, Bizet and Gershwin showed that musicians throughout the centuries have been equally captivated by the Siren. Two settings of Heinrich Heine’s, Der Lorelei, by Franz Liszt and Clara Schumann, exhibited a stark discrepancy in mood, which Rosenfelder attributed to gender. Where Liszt’s setting is gently passionate, Schumann’s is violent and stormy. The hot-blooded Liszt falls victim to the wiles of the Siren of the Rhine, whereas Schumann’s feminine sensibilities expose the true character of the creature – an appalling disgrace to womankind. Rosenfelder concluded by demonstrating how the seductive charms of the Siren have overflowed into twenty-first century culture. A reading of Margaret Atwood’s poem Siren Song highlighted the strong hold that the creature retains on the literature of today. Even in the ubiquitous logo of Starbucks, the Siren advertises the alluring power of the coffee. Undoubtedly, the eager audience that filled Magdalen Auditorium on the chilly night of Halloween 2007 was a testament to the enduring appeal of the Siren. Evidently she is still capable of attracting a sea of admirers, despite reaching a truly epic age.