first_img “COPY” Houses Year:  Projects ArchDaily Save this picture!© Albert Lim+ 17 Share Area:  3700 ft² Area:  3700 ft² Year Completion year of this architecture project 2012 “COPY” Jalan Mat Jambol / Zarch Collaboratives photographs:  Albert LimPhotographs:  Albert LimSite Area:1700 sq ftText Write Up:Jolene LeeProject Team:Randy ChanCountry:SingaporeMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Albert LimText description provided by the architects. Approaching the house from the street level, one notices a raw, chamfered concrete fascia. The windowless façade reveals the interior of the house, almost as if the house is still in a state of construction, primitive in its language of expression. The raw elevation provides glimpses of a spiral staircase drum, with a seemingly makeshift timber box protruding from the articulated structural elements, augmenting the sense of theatrics in a neighbourhood of quiet terrace houses.Save this picture!Floor Plan The open design of the house boldly experiments with the notions of tropical dwelling, where sustainability is interpreted through the harnessing of natural elements through passive means. Located near the sea, the openness of the façade allows for cross-ventilation, where a continuous breeze can be enjoyed through the house at all times of the day, reducing the reliance on mechanical cooling systems and harkening back to principles of vernacular tropical dwellings.Save this picture!© Albert Lim This open façade is made possible through a key element in the design – an overall overhang with a 2m recess providing shelter and security, where the recess allows for a greater sense of privacy for the interior spaces of the house and at the same time, shielding the main spaces of the house from the intensity of the tropical sun and rain.Save this picture!ElevationIt also functions as a defined patio space on the second storey overlooking the expanse of green in front of the house.Save this picture!© Albert Lim Hidden within is a 12m bio pool located on the second storey which stretches through the entire length of the house along the shared parti wall. A key space in the house, this bio pool anchors the main communal space, extending into the kitchen and dining area. Together with the cross ventilation allowed by the non-façade treatment, it acts to cool the house based on simple age-old principles of tropical living. The edge of the bio pool is open to the sky and with no mechanical system installed, it is sustained entirely through an understanding of simple ecological and biological systems, a constant experiment that remains fluid, an echo of the defining ethos of the house.Save this picture!© Albert Lim This conceptual thread of a return to the basics is continued in the use of materials, where natural recycled materials accent particular elements in the house. For instance, the use of recycled timber is evident in the staircase and the doors, lending a natural patina that coupled with the detailing, reflects the primordial nature of the tropical dwelling unit.Save this picture!Floor Plan The arrangement of the domestic spaces are subverted, with the ground floor anchored by a gallery space and the use of split levels linked with a central open vertical circulation core of lightly articulated staircases and ramps. This opens up the spaces while providing endless opportunities for an interesting dialogue between the programmatic spaces.Save this picture!© Albert Lim The openness in both plan and design articulation brings forth the intention to modulate between the interior and exterior, where the diurnal extremities of the tropical outdoors and what makes a comfortable dwelling space is deftly moderated with respect for both basic ecological principles and sustainable tropical living methods. The house in its openness embraces the heat and humidity of the tropics, celebrating the climatic eccentricities in multiple layers while at the same time carefully keeping in balance with the requirements that come with its function as a domestic space in the city, drawing out delight in the choreography of the spaces within.Project gallerySee allShow lessGarcias House / Warm ArchitectsSelected ProjectsStealth Cabin / Superkül incSelected Projects Share Singapore CopyHouses•Singapore Photographs Jalan Mat Jambol / Zarch CollaborativesSave this projectSaveJalan Mat Jambol / Zarch Collaboratives ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/503024/jalan-mat-jambol-zarch-colloboratives Clipboard Architects: Zarch Collaboratives Area Area of this architecture project Year:  2012 CopyAbout this officeZarch CollaborativesOfficeFollowProductSteel#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesHousesSingaporePublished on May 10, 2014Cite: “Jalan Mat Jambol / Zarch Collaboratives” 10 May 2014. 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first_img 31SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr Remember 1988? That’s the year General Motors released its slogan, “Not your father’s Oldsmobile”—a campaign meant to refresh the luxury car’s brand and show how fresh it was. The campaign failed and so did Oldsmobile, proving that a new campaign with old thinking doesn’t work. About 10 years later, Apple was struggling; then Steve Jobs returned to the helm, encouraging everyone—from designers to decision makers—to step back and rethink their processes, systems, structure and purpose. Soon after, Apple launched its “Think Different” campaign, with Jobs famously saying, “Those who are crazy enough to think they can change the world usually do.” Today, Forbes Global 2000 places Apple at the top of its global list of most profitable companies.Lately, I’ve been wondering…is our process of choosing credit unions’ boards of directors stuck in 1988? Do we need to think differently?I have the privilege of serving credit unions in both professional and volunteer roles. For the past seven years, I’ve served on the board of $1.1 billion Firefly Credit Union in Minneapolis/St. Paul, currently as board chair. And since 2005, I’ve been a member of the executive team of MEMBERS Development Company, a collaborative research and development credit union service organization owned by many of the nation’s top-tier credit unions.Serving on Firefly CU’s board has helped me understand the financial, technological and competitive issues with which MDC’s owners struggle and has given me a better understanding of the company’s R&D needs. At MDC, working with credit unions that share many common concerns gives context to the issues my own credit union faces. continue reading »last_img read more

first_imgAfter weighing the costs involved with the permits and permissions that would be required for such a project, Mayor John “Jay” Coffey said that moving the nest again would not be feasible or worthwhile for the borough.“We are good with where they are,” Coffey said, noting that the soccer teams had already found another field to use.The nest was better left alone and hopefully the birds would eventually move on, Coffey said. “Now, can we get away from the ospreys?” he said, referring to the governing body’s agenda.While the Blackberry Bay Park nest will remain where it is, across town on Riverside Avenue, another osprey nest will soon be moved from a distribution pole to a specially built nesting platform by Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L), part of an expanded effort by the utility company to move nests from potentially hazardous utility poles.Expanding this program to relocate and discourage ospreys from nesting on electrical equipment is a practical one, said JCP&L spokesman Ron Morano.“It prevents harm to birds and prevents damage to our equipment that could cause potential outages to our customers,” he said. The company has moved several nests over the years, including two in 2016 and another one in Oceanport in 2013.“The success of moving nests led us to look in other areas where there was potential, which is why we’ve expanded this program,” Morano said, noting that the company’s work includes identifying likely areas where ospreys might nest and installing equipment to discourage or divert them to safer places.Ospreys, distinctive raptors with a speckled brown and white plumage, return to the same nests, year after year. They seek high roosts, like utility poles and streetlights, and often nest within sight of the coastal waterways where they dine primarily on fish.Oceanport’s network of water ways makes it a popular nesting spot for ospreys, who use available materials such as grass, sticks, seaweed and often trash to build large nests that can weigh as much as 200 pounds. The birds’ inclination to build heavy stick nests on dangerous electrical equipment and other utility structures presents unique challenges for coastal towns and conservationists alike. Once an osprey has settled on a particular pole, moving it is not always easy, partly due to the bird’s protected status.The New Jersey Division of Fish, Game and Wildlife listed the osprey as endangered in 1973 after pesticide use caused a sharp decline in the state’s osprey population. Since then, the osprey has steadily regained a foothold along the shore, thanks in large part to a passionate group of advocates that has tracked, recorded, repaired and sometimes built platforms for nests.The increased efforts by JCP&L to move nests to safety has been praised by conservation groups including the Conserve Wildlife Foundation of New Jersey, a nonprofit that works with the state on osprey management and conservation. In a release in December, Ben Wurst, habitat program manager at Conserve Wildlife Foundation, praised JCP&L’s proactive protections for a growing osprey population in the state.“To an osprey, a utility pole near the coast seems like an ideal spot to perch or build a nest, but it could jeopardize their health,” he said in the statement. JCP&L’s program “will help ospreys coexist with the demands of our modern society.” Unfortunately, due to the ospreys’ protected status by the state, the proximity of the soccer field to the ospreys’ new nest prevented the recreational use of the field from April to August – the birds’ nesting season. This led Councilman Stuart Briskey to suggest yet another move for the nest. By Jenna O’Donnell |OCEANPORT – The logistics of moving an osprey nest gave rise to a mix of amusement and vexation at a recent borough council workshop.For some time a breeding pair of osprey were nesting at Blackberry Bay Park on top of an emergency siren in the parking lot. Four years ago, the nest was moved from that roost to a specially built platform closer to the water, but within about 100 yards of a small athletic field at the park.last_img read more

first_imgA study by scientists at University of Nebraska claims that conservatives are more easily startled than liberals, reported National Geographic News.  The results, partly funded by the National Science Foundation and published in Science,1 referenced a 2006 paper from Evolution and Human Behavior that had claimed “feelings of disgust and fear of disease have been suggested to be related to political attitudes.”    The findings were disputed by other scientists quoted in the NG article, who thought the results could be interpreted various ways.  The reactions could have been due to different causes, they said, than the researchers assumed.  See also Science Daily’s summary that was published Sept 22.1.  Oxley et al, “Political Attitudes Vary with Physiological Traits,” Science, 19 September 2008: Vol. 321. no. 5896, pp. 1667-1670, DOI: 10.1126/science.1157627.Makes perfect sense.  Conservatives are more likely to be alert, sober, clothed and in their right minds.  That’s why the liberal participants were cool and loose with scientists wasting their tax money on dumb projects.(Visited 13 times, 1 visits today)FacebookTwitterPinterestSave分享0last_img read more

first_imgTo design a residential heating or cooling system, the first step is to perform a load calculation. (A load calculation determines the size of a building’s heating load on one of the coldest nights of the year and the size of a building’s cooling load on one of the hottest afternoons of the year.) It’s important to know the size of these loads to determine the size of the required heating and cooling equipment.The best way to determine residential heating and cooling loads is with Manual J, a load calculation method developed by the Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA). Manual J calculations are made with a Manual J software program — for example, Adtek AccuLoads, Cool Calc, Elite RHVAC, EnergyGauge, or Wrightsoft RightSuite Universal.Manual J software doesn’t just provide the heating and cooling load for the entire house; it provides the heating and cooling load of each room in the house. Room-by-room calculations are required, because without them, it’s impossible to design a home’s heating and cooling distribution system (ducts in the case of cooling, and either hydronic tubing or ducts in the case of heating).Accurate load calculations aren’t just a good idea; they are required by most building codes. In the 2012 IRC, the requirement can be found in Section M1401.3: “Heating and cooling equipment and appliances shall be sized in accordance with ACCA Manual S based on building loads calculated in accordance with ACCA Manual J or other approved heating and cooling calculation methodologies.”Even though contractors are supposed to show a local code official proof that a load calculation was performed, enforcement of this requirement is spotty. When Allison Bailes was in Aspen, Colorado, a local official mentioned a conversation he had had with other Colorado code officials… Start Free Trial Already a member? Log in This article is only available to GBA Prime Memberscenter_img Sign up for a free trial and get instant access to this article as well as GBA’s complete library of premium articles and construction details.last_img read more

first_imgSpain coach Moreno says Barcelona whiz Fati could make 2020 Euros squadby Carlos Volcano13 days agoSend to a friendShare the loveSpain coach Roberto Moreno says Barcelona whiz Ansu Fati could make their 2020 Euros squad.Fati, 16, recently acquired his Spanish passport and was called up to the Under-21 squad, replacing teammate Carles Perez for the match against Montenegro on Tuesday.”I would like Ansu Fati to be with the U21s,” Moreno said. “We had him in a pre-list.”He has broken the system in terms of players in specific age groups. Hopefully he can help the U21s with qualifying.”I’m not ruling out the fact that he could play at Euro 2020. It would be foolish to say that he will not go.”There will come a time when we have to look at the different pieces and see who is in the picture. Any good player is welcome in the team.” About the authorCarlos VolcanoShare the loveHave your saylast_img read more

first_imgTORONTO – Viewers hoping to catch the latest HBO series and fresh Hollywood movies have a new choice in their streaming options.Bell Media says it’s throwing open the gates to its vast library of content that was previously only available to cable subscribers of The Movie Network and HBO Canada.Starting next week, Canadians will have access to a bulked up version of the Crave streaming platform, dubbed Crave+, for an additional fee of about $10 per month.It’s a significant change for cable subscribers who were hanging onto their TV packages for access to TMN and its sister channels.Under the new Crave+ they will have the option to join other cord-cutters, though some cable providers may sell the Crave package at a discount with other set-top TV offerings.The move comes as Bell Media contends with competition from Netflix and Amazon Prime Video.“Every day you read about a new offering that’s in the marketplace,” said Bell Media chief executive Randy Lennox in an interview, highlighting how Crave is now considered both a TV and online option.“We’re trying to be on both sides of the highway.”The new Crave+ package includes all of Showtime and older HBO series previously on CraveTV, plus a roster of more recent shows like new seasons of “Game of Thrones” and “Westworld.”Customers who don’t want the extra stuff can hang onto a basic Crave package, which includes series from Vice, Showtime and Crave exclusives like “Letterkenny” and “Star Trek: Discovery.”Bell Media is in the midst of widespread changes to its TV channels which include a decision to retire its brand The Movie Network and replace it with channels under the Crave name.Companies in this story: (TSX: BCE)last_img read more

first_imgLOS ANGELES — Ailing 95-year-old media mogul Sumner Redstone has settled a series of lawsuits pitting him against his ex-girlfriend days before a trial was set to begin.Redstone’s attorney, Robert Klieger, said Tuesday that Manuela Herzer will return $3.25 million that Redstone had given her and relinquish any claim she has over his estate or health.The settlement agreement says it ends seven lawsuits and countersuits between Redstone and Herzer that began in 2015 after their breakup and involve his estate, allegations of elder abuse and invasion of privacy.Sumner, the majority shareholder of CBS and Viacom, said he had given Herzer tens of millions of dollars.The legal fight had largely centred on whether Redstone, who has been in mental decline, was able to testify and make decisions for himself.The Associated Presslast_img read more

OSU players attempt to take down Illinois then-junior running back Josh Ferguson (6) during a game on Nov. 1, 2015 at Ohio Stadium. Credit: Lantern File PhotoFor the No. 3 Ohio State Buckeyes, the important part of the season sits on the horizon.Looming are matchups with No. 13 Michigan State, No. 12 Michigan and, if things go right for the Buckeyes, a meeting with No. 5 Iowa is likely in the Big Ten Championship Game.Before any of those games come, however, OSU (9-0, 5-0) has a meeting with a team that has played spoiler in the past.A trip to Champaign, Illinois, to take on the Illinois Fighting Illini (5-4, 2-3) is on the docket for the Buckeyes on Saturday at noon.While the team understands the season-defining importance of the games following Saturday’s, sophomore linebacker Raekwon McMillan said the team’s coaches have made sure the team is only thinking about the task immediately ahead.“With (coach Urban) Meyer’s mentality, and our whole coaching staff’s mentality, it’s one game at a time,” McMillan said. “We really don’t worry about what’s down the road or what’s two weeks from now, we have to worry what’s right now and what’s coming at this time.”The Illini have given the Buckeyes trouble in the past in “trap games.”In 2007, Illinois came into Ohio Stadium and stunned the No. 1 Buckeyes. In three of the next four years following that game, the Illini put up a fight against OSU, losing by 10 points in 2008 and 2011 and 11 points in 2010, though the 2011 meeting saw OSU as the underdog pulling off an upset victory.However, Meyer’s arrival in 2012 has been accompanied with a turnaround in that trend.In Meyer’s three games against Illinois, the Buckeyes have won by a total of 96 points, scoring 167 points.Previously for IllinoisIt has been a season of change for the Fighting Illini, as the team fired its coach Tim Beckman just one week before the season, replacing him with interim coach Bill Cubit.Then, on Monday, the school’s athletic director Mike Thomas followed Beckham out the door following a report detailing mistreatment of football and women’s basketball players.Amid the high rate of turnover off the field has come an equal rate of inconsistent play on it.After a strong start to the season that saw the Illini start 4-1 — with its only loss coming against now-No. 23 North Carolina — the wheels came off the bus. In its last five games, Illinois has gone 1-3.That stretch featured a three-game losing streak, with competitive losses to No. 5 Iowa and No. 25 Wisconsin by nine and 11 points, respectively. However, the third game was a 39-0 thumping at Penn State.The Illini bounced back last Saturday, traveling to West Lafayette, Indiana, to blow away Purdue 48-14.Other than the rushing attack, one of Illinois’ strengths this season has been forcing turnovers, as it has come away with 11 interceptions, second most in the Big Ten. Redshirt junior safety Taylor Barton has led the way with four picks.Illinois is led by a strong run game anchored by the tandem of redshirt senior Josh Ferguson and true freshman Ke’Shawn Vaughn, who combined for 313 yards rushing against Purdue.“This team is going to try to establish the run, but it’s up to us to stop it,” McMillan said.Ferguson missed two games before the Purdue game but came back with 133 yards against the Boilermakers.“He’s a spark for that team,” McMillan said. “He wants to be that playmaker, so they’re going to put the ball in his hands a lot.”Back to full strengthAfter OSU lost a starter on the defense to the injury for the first time this season in the last two games, it appears the top 11 will be getting back to full strength on Saturday.Senior defensive tackle Tommy Schutt made his return to the depth chart for the Week 11 matchup after missing two games with a wrist injury.Though he will still have to wear a cast on the field, Schutt’s return comes welcome for a defensive line that rotated redshirt senior Joel Hale and redshirt sophomore Michael Hill in Schutt’s absence.For the season, Schutt has 20 tackles, including four for a loss.While not missing more than part of the fourth quarter, redshirt senior Braxton Miller is also expected to be able to play.Meyer said the H-back suffered a neck injury when his head was thrown to the turf on a tackle, but he should be fine for Saturday’s contest.OSU will also be getting redshirt sophomore J.T. Barrett back following a one-game suspension for a citation for operating a vehicle impaired.“I think it’s going to be a good thing,” redshirt sophomore H-back Jalin Marshall said about Barrett. “He’s proven himself as a great player, so we’re looking forward to having him back with the offense and the team.”Up nextThe Buckeyes are set to finish up their home schedule in a key Big Ten East division game against No. 13 Michigan State on Nov. 21. Kickoff is scheduled for either noon or 3:30 p.m. at Ohio Stadium. read more

Ohio State senior Logan Melander performs on pommel horse against Michigan on Feb. 4. Credit: Daneyliz Rodriguez | Lantern reporterReturning from the Big Ten championships with their 14th conference title, the No. 3 Ohio State men’s gymnastics team prepares to hit the road for the NCAA championships. The journey, however, might not be the only thing on the minds of the athletes, as the Buckeyes mourn the loss of former team member, Larry Mayer, who passed away Monday evening.“We recently lost a member of our gymnastics family, and it was very hard for us,” said OSU coach Rustam Sharipov. “Larry Mayer was bright and a great athlete … Our thoughts go to his family and we are thinking of him. As for (the) NCAA championship, we’ve had some rough patches this season … but the guys work very hard and we are ready.”Mayer, 24, graduated in 2015 with a successful season, placing 10th on vault at the Big Ten event finals and seventh on vault at the team finals. He also won vault with a 15.150 against Michigan, and tied for second place on vault against Penn State with a 14.900. He was a two-time Academic All-Big Ten selection and a three-time OSU Scholar-Athlete.The NCAA championships start on Friday at the Christl Arena at The United States Military Academy at West Point.The championships qualifier begins Friday with two pre-qualifying sessions. The top three teams will advance to Saturday’s final session.Last season, the Buckeyes advanced to the 2016 NCAA championships with a second-place finish at the NCAA pre-qualifier at St. John Arena. However, it was Oklahoma who took home the title with a team score of 443.400 points. Stanford finished second with 434.050, while OSU placed third with 433.050.The Buckeyes will enter the championships ranked third in the all-around, second on pommel horse, third on rings, third on parallel bars and fourth on high bar.“We’ve basically just been making sure that everyone is healthy and everyone feels ready to go this weekend, but we’re actually so prepared that athletes who haven’t competed much this season will compete during the qualifier to give other guys a break,” said junior Seth Delbridge. “We’ve had a great season, and I just want to do the best that we can to earn the title. If we all go in with this outlook, I think we’ll do great.”OSU will compete in the first pre-qualifying session on Friday at 1 p.m. Team, all-around and event finals will take place on Saturday. read more