Maison Spirale / Nathanael Dorent + Mark Havasi

first_img “COPY” Houses Projects ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard Maison Spirale / Nathanael Dorent + Mark Havasi CopyHouses•Biéville-Beuville, France Save this picture!© Raphael Bourelly+ 26 Share “COPY” ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard ArchDaily 2015 Area:  149 m² Area:  149 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project CopyAbout this officeNathanael DorentOfficeFollowMark HavasiOfficeFollowProductsGlassSteelConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesBiéville-BeuvilleFrancePublished on November 27, 2015Cite: “Maison Spirale / Nathanael Dorent + Mark Havasi” 27 Nov 2015. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Read commentsBrowse 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 »Read commentsSave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 Maison Spirale / Nathanael Dorent + Mark HavasiSave this projectSaveMaison Spirale / Nathanael Dorent + Mark Havasi Year:  photographs:  Raphael BourellyPhotographs:  Raphael BourellySave this picture!© Raphael BourellyRecommended ProductsWoodAccoyaAccoya® Cladding, Siding & FacadesCeramicsApavisaTiles – JewelsFiber Cements / CementsEQUITONEFiber Cement Facade Panel NaturaWoodLunawoodThermowood FacadesText description provided by the architects. Nathanael Dorent and Mark Havasi Paris based architects designed the Maison Spirale in a suburban area in Normandy near Caen, in the context of a standardized housing development.Save this picture!Ground Floor PlanAs housing developments are progressing over the agricultural areas showing typical examples of projects with no identity – which we may call the “architectural no man’s land” – the project was to be critically opposed to this homogenous landscape and needed to express a different typology.Save this picture!© Raphael BourellyThe main idea behind this project was to build a house that would be filled with natural light, but at the same time protecting the inhabitants from the neighbors. The project is developed around a patio responding to this need of intimacy. The outside envelope is opaque whereas the interior facade is made of glass.Save this picture!Section AAThe volume of the house is compact (150m2) and evolves around the patio like a spiral open to the south, optimizing solar gain and giving the opportunity for different views on the garden and horizon.Save this picture!© Raphael BourellyThe interior is punctuated by different colorful blocks for each private and technical program (bedrooms, bathrooms, kitchen…), leaving a continuous open space and circulation all around the patio.Save this picture!© Raphael BourellyProject gallerySee allShow lessWhy Cost Management Works Better when Architects Are in ChargeArticlesHiroshi Nakamura Describes the Inspiration Behind the Ribbon Chapel in This Stunning…Videos Share Photographs Year:  Architects: Mark Havasi, Nathanael Dorent Area Area of this architecture project 2015 Francelast_img read more

Saint Mary’s Social Work Club hosts screening of Alive Inside

first_imgSaint Mary’s Social Work Club with sponsorship from the Student Government Association, will screen the film, Alive Inside, Thursday, March 5 from 7-9 p.m. in Vander Vennet Theater. The film documents the effect of music on the brains of those suffering from various forms of Dementia — primarily Alzheimers. The mission is to raise awareness and to strengthen support on campus for the Music and Memory program at Healthwin Specialized Care Facility. In conjunction with the Social Work Club, Saint Mary’s junior social work majors are also heavily involved in this program. According to junior and President of the Social Work Club Bri O’Brien, each junior social work student is paired with a resident and then the pairs work together to figure out the resident’s music preferences and needs.“Working with persons who suffer from varying forms of dementia has been challenging, but there is always something new to learn about our residents, ourselves, how to effectively and authentically communicate with our resident partners, and how to adapt to changing, complex circumstances,” O’Brien said. “I think for many students it was intimidating at first to meet with our residents. Growing old, falling ill and dying are all life events that many are fearful of — especially the young, much like ourselves.”O’Brien said the neurological effects of music are apparent in cognitive-behavioral changes of patients she has worked with in person.“Often times, when we enjoy listening to a song, we also attach certain feelings, memories and thoughts to that song,” O’Brien said. “When I played Mozart for my resident, she became much more communicative regarding her family and how she used to play the piano”Music’s utility in work with Alzheimer’s patients transcends the external self, O’Brien said.“Furthermore, the program is not designed to only trigger memory recollection, but to also improve the overall well-being of the residents and allow them to express themselves through music,” O’Brien said.Music helps spiritual health as well, junior social work major Ashley Watkins said.“My resident likes spiritual music, I’ve made a list of songs she likes and what she responds to,” Watkins said. “This program is important to me personally because I had a grandmother who had dementia and I really just wanted to learn more about the disease — spending time with them and making the end of their life the most memorable.”O’Brien said the screening of Alive Inside intends to inspire students to become passionate and conscious about the subject. The Social Work Club is holding a donation to help the Music and Memory program by collecting iTunes giftcards, used or new iPods, CDs and new headphones. Monetary donations are also being accepted. The goal of the donation is to allow for each resident to have their own personal iPod, stocked with their favorite memory and response stimulating songs.According to O’Brien, engagement in the Healthwin community has been a very rewarding experience to all who have worked with their resident for numerous reasons. O’Brien said part of her and her classmates fulfillment comes from working with a very diverse population which allows for an acquirement of new perspectives on life and knowledge of how to work with those different than oneself.“If we do not get out of our SMC bubble, how can we possibly learn about the diversity all around us? We see the world through the lens of our youth,” O’Brien said. “When we engage with the residents of Healthwin, we are privileged to listen to a perspective of the world unlike any we have every experienced ourselves.”Tags: newslast_img read more

U.S. Army Transfers 50 Armored Combat Vehicles to Brazilian Army

first_imgBy Andréa Barretto/Dialogo August 12, 2016 The U.S. Army’s transfer of 50 armored vehicles to the Brazilian Army is scheduled to arrive in Brazil in September. The shipment will include 34 M577A2 command post carriers; 12 M113A2 personnel carriers; and four M88A1 armored recovery vehicles. The armored vehicles will be used by units of the 5th Armored Cavalry Brigade in Ponta Grossa (state of Paraná) and the 6th Armored Infantry Brigade in Santa Maria (state of Rio Grande do Sul). According to the Army’s Social Communication Center (CCOMSEx), “the arrival of these vehicles will add more combat power to our Ground Force.” Both units answer to the Southern Military Command, which controls 75 percent of the Ground Force’s mechanized fleet. The U.S. Army periodically deactivates some of the defense equipment that it no longer requires and proposes transferring the material to its partner nations. According to U.S. Southern Command, “The vehicles were processed under the Excess Defense Articles (EDA) Grant program, while the transfer will be executed via a Foreign Military Sales case.” The military vehicles that will be sent to the Brazilian Army are, on average, 30 years old. However, authorities interviewed by the CECOMSEx say that the armored vehicles “are like new” and will not be updated before being put into operation in Brazil. The vehicles have been transferred from two military depots – the Anniston Army Depot in Alabama, and the Sierra Army Depot in California – to the port of New York, from where they will be shipped to Brazil by boat. The cargo ship, will ultimately dock and unload the armored vehicles in Paranaguá (in the state of Paraná). Negotiations between Brazil and the United States were finalized in December 2015. Transport and inspection costs for the armored vehicles will be covered by the Brazilian Army, which estimates a cost of approximately $2 million reais (about US$613,000). Funding comes from the Strategic Project “Achieving Full Operational Capacity” (OCOP), whose purpose is to outfit the Army’s operational units with military equipment to meet the country’s defense needs. Vehicles to support armored unit operations M577A2 command post carriers are new additions to the Brazilian Army’s fleet. They are variations of the M113A2 personnel carriers, which are already in use by both the Brazilian Army and Navy. The Brazilian Marine Corps has been using M113 armored vehicles in urban anti-narcotics operations in Rio de Janeiro since 2010. Both the M113A2 armored vehicle and its variations were designed by the U.S. defense industry. The models were originally developed “to transport combat arms – Infantry and Cavalry – in armored military organizations,” according to CCOMSEx. The M113A2 and M577A2 vehicles sport similar designs, but the M577A2 is outfitted with an adapted internal layout with a higher ceiling, making it easier to accommodate soldiers. The M577A2s also include a communication system to contact other ground vehicles in addition to other communication lines, which is what characterizes them as command post carriers. The M113A2s, with their amphibious capabilities in small waterways and their ability to reach high speeds on standard roads, are more often used for transporting personnel. Finally, the heavy M88A1s tanks are used for vehicle recovery and towing. “These recovery vehicles are intended to lend support to armored troops and provide maintenance for armored vehicles during ground campaigns,” according to CECOMSEx. The M88A1 is also new to the Brazilian military fleet. All of the new vehicles soon to be incorporated into the Brazilian Army’s fleet will be used to support both offensive and defensive operations of large armored military units. United States, Brazil relationship dates back to postwar period Agreements to transfer military equipment have existed between the United States and Brazil since the beginning of the 1950s, just after the end of World War II. The first M113 armored personnel transport vehicles used by the Brazilian Army arrived in the 1960s as the fruit of an agreement similar to the current one. In the years that followed, the Army also received M41 light tanks and a number of other armored vehicles, according to a release issued by the CCOMSEx. Since 2012, transactions between the United States and Brazil, specifically those related to armored vehicles transferred to the Brazilian Army, are funded by the OCOP Strategic Project OCOP, which includes investments not only in transport, but also in the modernization and revitalization of the equipment.last_img read more

TABLE TENNIS:Commey and Kwabie are 2014 Top 8 Champions

first_imgNew sensation Emmanuel Commey from Swalaba in Accra Central, proved to be a rising star ready to wear a crown when at his third consecutive finals at a National Table Tennis Open, defied all odds to beat the experienced reigning champion, Derek Abrefa, to become the new Ghana Top 8 winner for 2014. The competition, which is the second edition sponsored by Stanbic Bank took place at the rlg / Hathiamami Sports Hall and it attracted the best eight players from both male and female categories. All the best players in Ghana were represented and when the tables were set for the last four finalists in the male division,  it was Emmanel Commey who used his youthful exuberance and stamina to stop the all-conquering Derek Abrefa at the finals.Felix Lartey placed third, whilst high spirited powerful back hander, Jacob, from the Ghana Prisons was fourth. The Sports Hall was full of tension and excitement for the fans who watched the finals. Commey’s supporters who came in their numbers to watch the game were never disappointed as their player was fantastic on the day. They joined him to pose for the cameras while celebrating with him. Samuel Akayide, one of the enterprising young players could have made it to the first four if he had beaten his opponent at the Quarter final stage Crafty Cynthia Kwabie from the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS), defeated improving Linda Annor in the ladies’ final to become the second winner of the Top 8 Female category after Celya Baah Danso, who though was hit with fever, managed to place fourth after she was beaten by strong hitting Bernice Borquaye for the third placed match. Beatrice Gyasi, a former champion who placed sixth, told yours truly she will be back in grand style as she hopes to qualify for the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games. She said this is the first event to kick start the season and she wants to study the younger players so as to out-do them in subsequent competitions. Coach Owusu Ansah, the national chief coach, expressed his satisfaction with the standard of the game in Ghana and said the game has become popular with new young boys and girls trying to challenge the old faces.He noted that series of tournaments would be organized before the Commonwealth Games in Scotland to prepare and keep the national players in shape. Mawuko Afadzinu PRO / Communications Manager of Stanbic Bank, sponsors of the tournament, said the game of Table Tennis must be able to reward the nation with medals from international competitions and is glad that the Black Loopers were able to participate and win a competition in Benin. However, he noted that, it has in a way boosted the morale and confidence of the players who represented Ghana. He advised the players to keep on training and step up their efforts to play like the top international stars.All the participants were presented with cash of Gh¢ 200.00 each, in addition to their attractive prizes.Meanwhile, the Amoah Tennis Series for young players has been scheduled for March 8 at the Hathiramani Sports Hall. Eric Amoah, former national champion who wants to support young Table Tennis players, has appealed to companies and organisations who want Ghanaian youth to develop through sports to support the event.last_img read more