House On A Warehouse / Miguel Marcelino

first_imgHouse On A Warehouse / Miguel MarcelinoSave this projectSaveHouse On A Warehouse / Miguel Marcelino Architects: Miguel Marcelino Area Area of this architecture project Houses House On A Warehouse / Miguel Marcelino Area:  437 m² Area:  437 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  Save this picture!© João Morgado+ 26 Share ArchDaily Portugal Projects ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard CopyHouses•Chicharo, Portugal “COPY” 2012 2012 Year:  Photographs photographs:  João MorgadoPhotographs:  João MorgadoSave this picture!© João MorgadoText description provided by the architects. The briefing was to build a three-bedroom house on top of a warehouse built in the 80’s, where part of the roof was made with a flat slab and a small balcony, precisely with that idea of later building the house. Save this picture!© João MorgadoGiven the constraints of the existing warehouse, the house shape turns out to be automatically set: a box that rests on the existing structure. The rooms are placed to the east, the toilets to the west, as well as the kitchen, looking to a centennial olive tree. The existing balcony will be maintained and “duplicated” as a shading element. The living room is placed south where its south/east corner is diagonally cut in a way that the balcony could enlarge and offer an outdoor area protected from the sun and rain, overlooking the valley.Save this picture!Floor PlanProject gallerySee allShow lessIntuition: Your Best Design Tool?ArticlesMark Wigley Steps Down as Dean of Columbia University’s GSAPPArchitecture News Share ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard “COPY” CopyAbout this officeMiguel MarcelinoOfficeFollowProductsWoodGlassConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesChicharoHousesPortugalPublished on September 25, 2013Cite: “House On A Warehouse / Miguel Marcelino” 25 Sep 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogPartitionsSkyfoldChoosing the Skyfold Wall for Your SpaceGlass3MGlass Finish – FASARA™ GeometricShower ColumnshansgroheShoulder ShowersPanels / Prefabricated AssembliesMorin Corp.Metal Wall Systems – ExposedStonesCosentinoSurfaces – Dekton® Stonika SeriesConcrete FloorsSikaIndustrial Floor CoatingsHanging LampsLouis PoulsenPendant Lights – KeglenDoorsSky-FrameInsulated Sliding Doors – Sky-Frame SlopeThermalSchöckMinimizing Thermal Bridges in BalconiesWindowspanoramah!®ah! Ultra MinimalistEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesAlucoilStructural Honeycomb Panels – LarcoreWork ChairsDynamobelWork Chair – SLAT 16More 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 streamlast_img read more

Co-operative Bank expands charity and social enterprise operations

first_img Tagged with: Finance The Co-operative Bank is expanding its specialist charity and social enterprise operation by creating a new Scottish-based team and by doubling its North of England operation located in Manchester. These complement the Bank’s team based in London.Debbie Wheeler, Head of Charity & Social Enterprise Banking team said: “Our ethical approach and the commitments we make to society as a co-operative have long been aligned to the voluntary sector.“We put great emphasis on close working relationships and hope that our supportive approach will appeal to groups in the sector at a time when they are coming under pressure through impending reductions in grant funding and individuals cutting back on donations during tough economic times”.The Bank provides organisations with turnover of more than £1 million per year tailored banking solutions supported by a dedicated relationship manager and support team.For those with a turnover of less than £1 million free banking is available through the Community Directplus 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 Researching massive growth in giving. Co-operative Bank expands charity and social enterprise operations  24 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Howard Lake | 5 November 2010 | News AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThislast_img read more

Free benefits tool for fundraisers facing hard times

first_img  34 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Tagged with: Charity Employees Benevolent Fund Finance Recruitment / people Free benefits tool for fundraisers facing hard times AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Fundraisers, and indeed all current or former charity staff, who find themselves in hard times can now make use of a new free benefits, grants and financial help service from the Charity Employees Benevolent Fund (CEBF) in partnership with Turn2us.The CEBF service offers free, comprehensive, impartial and up to date information and is available to current and former charity employees and their dependents.Alison Taylor, Director of Turn2us, said: “Turn2us exists to help the 13.5 million people living in poverty in the UK to access the welfare benefits and charitable grants available to them. We are delighted to be working with CEBF to embed Turn2us online tools and resources in their website and enable more people in financial need to source free, good quality information and support to maximise their income.”CEBF has supported over 100 people since it started to offer help at the end of 2009, demonstrating that the need is there and that a sector-wide benevolent fund is vital. The charity acknowledged the support of Ian Buss, Head of Not for Profit at Lloyds TSB Commercial, for agreeing to fund CEBF’s online  33 total views,  1 views today Howard Lake | 27 May 2011 | News Advertisement 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 Researching massive growth in giving.last_img read more

Is Europe a powder keg?

first_imgIn the European Union of 28 countries (EU28), 118 million people (23.5 percent of the population) were at risk of poverty in 2015. This risk affects both workers with jobs (12.3 percent in 2017) and the unemployed (32.7 percent). The increasing precariousness of labor relations means that the risk of poverty for workers between 18 and 24 is 12.5 percent; while for workers between 55 and 64, it is 8.8 percent. The risk of poverty for full-time workers is 8 percent, for part-time workers 15.8 percent. In the EU, those in the highest quintile, or fifth of the population, are paid 4.1 times what those in the lowest quintile are paid. In the EU28 in 2017, 8.1 percent of families were unable to adequately heat their homes; 30.9 percent could not afford one week of holidays per year; 8.4 percent could not afford a quality meal even every other day; 9.3 percent had arrears on housing expenses since 2003; 7.8 percent of households had great difficulty sustaining themselves; 35.6 percent had no possibility of enjoying any leisure activity.Also, 26.5 percent of EU28 households had to make heavy payments for rentals and mortgages; 5.8 percent had no means to travel by public transport; 25.5 percent were unable to replace used clothes with new ones; 13.1 percent of households had leaky roofs, with wet walls, floors and foundations and rotten wood in windows and floors.It is really unnecessary to go to Eurostat [the source of all the above numbers] to see the extent of the existing economic and social divide. Exploitation, poverty and inequality exploded after the fall of the Soviet Union. Capitalism was judged to be the be-all and the end-all. But the alternative will arise precisely from the intolerable nature of capitalism itself. And from the unstoppable struggle of the workers and the peoples.This opinion article was published Dec. 13 in Avante, the newspaper of the Portuguese Communist Party. It succinctly describes the growing inequality and poverty in Europe — both East and West — since the end of the Soviet Union. It was translated by Workers World Managing Editor John Catalinotto with permission of the author.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thislast_img read more

Chilean radio journalist shot dead in high-risk tri-border region

first_img August 24, 2007 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Chilean radio journalist shot dead in high-risk tri-border region February 10, 2017 Find out more Help by sharing this information to go further ParaguayAmericas Organisation Follow the news on Paraguay News Receive email alerts Reporters Without Borders voiced deep sadness today at the murder of community radio reporter Tito Palma on 22 August in Mayor Otaño, a town in the southern department of Itapúa near the point where the borders of Paraguay, Brazil and Argentina meet. A Chilean national who resided in the area, he was shot dead by gunmen who also shot and wounded his partner.Palma recently told friends he feared for his and his family’s safety. Threats against him had increased after he did a number of reports on trafficking in drugs and petroleum products in the tri-border area.“We are outraged by Palma’s murder in a region where violence by organised crime is common and the media are often targets,” the press freedom organisation said. “He had reported on the air and to the authorities that he had received death threats after covering the activities of local criminal organisations, but nothing was done to protect him. We call for an investigation to establish the circumstances of this appalling case.”Aged 48, Palma was dining with his partner, Vilma Martínez, and her father when two men wearing camouflage fatigues burst in and opened fire, killing him on the spot and wounding Martínez in the leg. The police are waiting to question Martínez.He regularly reported for Radio Mayor Otaño and Asunción-based Radio Chaco Boreal on organised crime and its links with local politicians. This won him many enemies and for a while he was banned from reporting on the air. Although his family lives in Paraguay, he was also briefly expelled from the country until the interior ministry granted him a residence permit.Friends said there had been a recent increase in death threats against him which were ignored by the authorities. Palma had told Radio Chaco Boreal journalist Victor Benítez he feared for his safety and was thinking of moving with his family to Chile. He and Benítez had managed to identify some of the phone numbers from which the threatening calls were made. Benítez has given them to the police.Violence against journalists is on the increase in Itapúa. ABC Color correspondent Juan Augusto Roa survived a shooting attack unhurt on 27 February 2006 after investigating trafficking in drugs and cars. Oscar Bogado, a reporter with the daily Ultima Hora received death threats in May after doing a story on trafficking. News Reporter killed in ambush after police protection withdrawn Latin America’s community radio – a key service but vulnerable Brazilian journalist murdered at home in Paraguay RSF_en October 20, 2014 Find out more News Chilean journalist Tito Palma, a community radio reporter based in southeastern Paraguay’s tri-border region, was shot dead on 22 August. He had recently received death threats after reporting on local trafficking in drugs and petrol, and he had been thinking of going back to Chile with his family. News February 14, 2020 Find out more ParaguayAmericas last_img read more

China censors British academic publisher

first_img January 4, 2019 China censors British academic publisher News News June 2, 2021 Find out more Help by sharing this information News PHOTO: STR / AFP June 7, 2021 Find out more ChinaUnited KingdomAsia – PacificEurope – Central Asia Condemning abuses Freedom of expressionPredatorsEconomic pressure Reporters Without Borders (RSF) condemns the Chinese government’s censorship of academic journals that the British publishing house Taylor & Francis provides to Chinese libraries. China: Political commentator sentenced to eight months in prison Taylor & Francis, whose publications include the Asian Studies Review, confirmed on 20 December that its Chinese importer, a government offshoot, decided in September to block 83 of the 1,466 academic journals to which Taylor & Francis provides access in China.The British publishing house did not name the censored journals, but they probably address subjects that are routine censored by the Chinese authorities, such as the contemporary history of China, Taiwan and Tibet, human rights and civil rights.“This latest act of censorship shows how President Xi Jinping is implementing a policy of total information control to secure his hold on power,” said Cédric Alviani, the head of RSF’s East Asia bureau. “After gagging journalists, bloggers and Internet uses, the regime is now targeting academic journals whose findings contradict its simplistic rhetoric.”The German publishing house Springer Nature, which owns the science magazines Nature and Scientific American, as well as the Journal of Chinese Political Science and the publishing house Palgrave Macmillan, confirmed in November 2017 that the Chinese authorities had forced it to block online access to around 1% of its articles within China. Three months before that, the Cambridge University Press, another respected academic publishing house, reported that, at the Chinese authorities’ request, it was blocking access within China to 300 articles in the online archives of its China Quarterly journal. In response to the ensuing outcry, the CUP restored access.China is ranked 176th out of 180 countries in RSF’s 2018 World Press Freedom Index.center_img Mongolia : RSF urges presidential candidates to voice support for press freedom Pakistani TV anchor censored after denouncing violence against journalists RSF_en Follow the news on Asia – Pacific to go further News Receive email alerts Organisation June 2, 2021 Find out more ChinaUnited KingdomAsia – PacificEurope – Central Asia Condemning abuses Freedom of expressionPredatorsEconomic pressure last_img read more

DAILY OIL PRICE: December 31

first_imgCrude Oil: 48.52   (+0.12).Nymex MTD AVG:  47.2274.Natural Gas: 2.539   (+0.117).Gasoline: 1.4084   (-0.0036).Spreads: February/March   (-0.11)   March/April   (-0.06).Plains WTI Posting: 45.00   (0.00). Twitter Twitter Facebook DAILY OIL PRICE: December 31 Pinterest WhatsApp Plains All American logo.jpg By Digital AIM Web Support – December 31, 2020 Pinterest WhatsApp Local NewsIn the Pipeline TAGS  Facebook Previous articleHIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Bronchos, Panthers ready to resume District 2-6A playNext articleHOCKEY: Jackalopes vs Mudbugs Digital AIM Web Supportlast_img read more

Sinn Fein to launch draft repeal Bill to have property tax removed

first_img By News Highland – March 25, 2013 Sinn Fein to launch draft repeal Bill to have property tax removed WhatsApp Facebook Pinterest Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Twitter News Twitter 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Google+center_img Google+ WhatsApp Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Previous articleHealth Minister committed to developing cross-border healthNext articleMan taken from Swilly last week dies in hospital News Highland Pinterest Facebook Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Sinn Féin says the government needs to explore other ways of raising funding, instead of punishing people with the property tax.The party will today launch a draft repeal Bill to have the tax removed from legislation and to return the money to those who have already paid.They argue that the tax on family homes is unfair and should be scrapped completely.Party Spokesperson on Finance, Pearse Doherty, says they have outlined other methods through which the government can raise cash:[podcast][/podcast]last_img read more

Hours not to reason why

first_imgHours not to reason whyOn 30 Sep 2003 in Personnel Today Comments are closed. Previous Article Next Article The cause of the British addiction to long hours are much too complicated tobe tackled by legislationThe Working Time Regulations are five years old this week. Limiting thenumber of hours worked was always a strange and foreign notion in the UK, andno-one should be surprised that, for the most part, the regulations seem tohave made little difference. The Government proudly informed its peons they set a new record for hoursworked recently – putting in 8.5 million more hours than the previous quarter.And according to a forthcoming survey from the Chartered Institute of Personneland Development, 26 per cent of workers claim (emphasis on ‘claim’, of course)they work more than 48 hours a week, compared with 10 per cent in 1998. Most businesses have scrupulously ignored the regulations – without muchinterest from officialdom. And since 2001, the Health and Safety Executive, thebody principally charged with policing working time, has issued just 22enforcement notices and only made two prosecutions. Meanwhile, infringements to working time laws have yet to make much of adent on the tribunal system. In 2002-2003, there were 1,403 claims, of whichtribunals eventually agreed with just 106. And where ignorance fails, there is always the next best thing: the opt-out.Employers love the opt-out as much as a means of minimising hassle – allthose nitpicking calculations about 17-week reference periods and equivalentcompensatory rest – as a way of grinding the hours out of the workforce. Not having made much difference, however, is not quite the same as sayingthey might just as well have not existed. The regulations contain many fine things. As a symbolic recognition of theproblem of long hours, with all their associated health risks and socialdestructiveness, the regulations mark a real turning point. With hindsight, it seems scandalous that there was no right to paid holidaysbefore they were introduced (three million workers were expected to benefit in1998). Moreover, the requirement that employers organise work in accord with”the general principle of adapting work to the worker”, as theworking time directive puts it, still sounds fresh and novel. Yet the story so far of regulating UK working time is one of the limitationsof legislation in trying to drag a culture in one direction, when multiplepressures are pulling it in another. The British way with long hours is among the most widely known facts ofworking life. And yet it remains the hardest to explain. The reasons are complex, heterodox and highly diverse among differentgroups. As soon as you start to think through them, it becomes perfectly clearthat tackling the way a society uses time through the clumsy instrument of thelaw is a profoundly tricky enterprise. Probably the biggest single cause is the great British tradition of low pay.To make a decent living, many workers have to put in long hours, preferablywith overtime, and sometimes supplemented with a second job or self-employmenton top. Despite falls in paid overtime, about a quarter of the workforce stillreceive it. And those consistently putting in the longest week are plant andmachine operatives, and workers in transport and distribution. Yet for others, economics is only tangentially related to the time theyspend working. For professionals and managers, it is workload and workintensity, blended with the mysterious cocktail of emotions that breed inoffices, that best explain the hours: the popularity of teamwork imports a‘don’t-let-the-side-down’ diligence; guilt travels fast in open-plan spaces; aninked-out schedule brings kudos; the desire to belong propels employees towardsreplicating the template of long hours. Such subtle promptings are far moreeffective than employers forcing people to sign an opt-out. Then, there is a further tribe of workers concentrated in the self-styledknowledge industries, who put in long hours because a rigid distinction betweenwork and life makes no sense to them. Is thinking about work, work? Is thepost-work schmoozing of contacts work? What about background reading? Or thesending of a quick e-mail? Technology has made it hard to know quite where workends and life begins. A leaky border is a welcome development for employers, but the point here isthat employers are not solely responsible for the culture of long hours. These are perhaps singularly British explanations – the ones stemming fromour history of resisting the regulation of working time and the Atlanticistleanings of our culture (the UK work ethic is still some way short of USstandards). But there are, of course, many more universal factors involved. There is asizable portion of workers – statistics will never really ascertain how many –for whom work is a kind of sanctuary. This category encompasses the lucky fewwho find in their work some expression of their personality; after all,research into the psychological contract has found a striking correlationbetween people who work the longest hours and those who are most satisfied. Yet it must also take into account those who treat work as a refuge from thebedlam of family life. Compared with minding children, work is fairlystress-free. At least its rhythms bring some psychological order to the day. Suffice to say, then, that the British habit of long hours is a deep-rooted,multi-stranded affair that defies easy explanation. Now – blocking out allthoughts of reforming pay structures, or obliging employers to monitorworkloads, or campaigning for workers to work contract hours – just imaginepassing a law restricting working hours. What an ambition. 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One hundred fifty-year record of lead isotopes in Antarctic snow from Coats Land

first_imgA record of the concentrations of Pb and Ba and the isotopic composition of Pb has been established for a remote, low accumulation site in the Atlantic sector of Antarctica (Coats Land) by means of thermal ionization mass spectrometry. The snow samples cover the period similar to 1840 to 1990. They were taken from the walls of a pit to a depth of 7.8 nu and as a core to 16 m; ultraclean procedures were used. Detailed laboratory subsampling provided both long-term (secular scale) and short-term (intra-annual) Pb, Ba, and Pb isotope variations. The results show that there have been significant variations in Ph concentrations (range, 0.1 to 9.3 pg/g) and isotopic composition (range, 1.096 to 1,208 for Pb-206/Pb-207 ratio) since the 1840s. The data show evidence of pollution for this metal in Antarctica as early as the 1880s. Several Pb maxima were observed: the first at the beginning of the 20th century and the last in the 1970s to 1980s, with a clear decrease during recent years. Although the last maximum is clearly linked to the rise and fall in the use of leaded gasoline in the Southern Hemisphere, especially in South America, the reason for the first remains uncertain. The pattern of changing isotopic composition of Ph reveals the changing origin and character of the anthropogenic inputs to Antarctica. An interesting feature in this pattern is the relatively large contribution of unradiogenic Pb in the similar to1890s, possibly originating from Australia. Another interesting feature is the pronounced intra-annual variation in the isotopic composition of Pb, which illustrates the complexity of the changing inputs of Pb to Antarctica.last_img read more