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Westbury Crescent Residence / David Barr Architect

first_img Australia Photographs:  Bo Wong Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project “COPY” Westbury Crescent Residence / David Barr Architect ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/376310/westbury-crescent-residence-david-barr-architect Clipboard Area:  65 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project “COPY” Manufacturers: James Hardie+ 13 Share Year:  Projects Westbury Crescent Residence / David Barr ArchitectSave this projectSaveWestbury Crescent Residence / David Barr ArchitectSave this picture!© Bo WongHouses•Perth, Australiacenter_img Copy CopyAbout this officeDavid Barr ArchitectOfficeFollowProductsWoodConcreteBrick#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesPerthAustraliaPublished on May 27, 2013Cite: “Westbury Crescent Residence / David Barr Architect” 27 May 2013. 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 Houses ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/376310/westbury-crescent-residence-david-barr-architect Clipboard Architects: David Barr Architect Area Area of this architecture project Save this picture!© Bo WongText description provided by the architects. A 65 square metre alterations and addition to the rear of an existing Federation brick and tile house which aims to extend the perceptual space of the project. Daylight is funneled deep from the north, morning light reflected in from the east, filtered zenithal light washed down from above and ambient light scooped inwards from the south. These same apertures capture visual moments from both the adjacent and surrounding site through a large northern glazed and screen sliding wall, a considered eastern slither and a southern clerestory window projected beyond the buildings edge. The project is formally manipulated to sculpt atmospheric and functional light into designed spaces thus turning an originally introverted residence inside-out. Save this picture!© Bo WongThe project is located near the Swan River in the southern suburb of Bicton. It is a small alterations and additions, that replaced a derelict, lean-to at the rear of an existing Federation brick and tile house. In the east by an attached neighboring dwelling with an irregular eastern boundary, a 6m high boundary parapet wall to the north and shared access right of way to the south. The project therefore sought to extend perceptual space through the considered placement of apertures capturing visual moments far beyond the prescribed site boundary. The external and internal form of the new work was manipulated to sculpt atmospheric and functional light into crafted spaces, thus turning the originally introverted residence inside-out. One enters, through a small light filled aperture located at the end of the generously volumed hallway of the existing residence. A large northern glazed & screened sliding wall, a considered eastern slither, filtered zenithal light and a southern clearstory window projected beyond the buildings edge. Save this picture!© Bo WongThe character and memory of the existing cottage are maintained as the primary streetscape. Only subtle hints of the new addition are revealed between interstitial spaces when viewed from the streets edge. From the link space, day to day living spills onto the outdoor decks & steps. Therefore neighbourly interaction is encouraged in side yards not concealed in private backyards. The new built form has strong connections to the existing site and house, whereby the surrounding context directly influences the ‘form’ of the building and the position & sizes of the resulting apertures. The neighbouring parapet wall to the northern boundary required an elevated light scoop to provide for winter sun. The fire rated boundary wall construction to the east, encouraged zenithal light to filter into the laundry space whilst a large clearstory southern window in bathroom provides privacy from the adjacent neighbouring properties. Save this picture!© Bo WongThe originally narrow termite ridden lean-to, with its poorly located toilet and adjacent disused dining space, was demolished and replaced with a isolated laundry, bathroom and a functional dining / kitchen space which has became heart of the house. The considered placement of program not only provides strong spatial connections between the old and new but also activates previously under utilised spaces both inside and beyond. The architecture of the project is not found in quantitative square metre assessments but in the experiential qualities, which pervade each space. A new link set perpendicular to the existing hall binds new spaces to the existing residences and intertwines adjoining programmatic functions. This circulation space is economically set within the dimensions of adjoining areas whilst a clear counterpoint between old and new is maintained via a low ceiling and the subsequent compression of overhead volume. The bathroom and laundry are masked physically and visually through operable door panels. However there still remains the attempt to provide delightful, naturally Lit sculpted spaces within. Save this picture!© Bo WongThe detailing of a simple external form, clad in a low cost corrugated skin, provided the opportunity for a greater emphasis to be placed on the materiality and manipulation of interior experience. The small project works within 65sqm of contained built footprint but ultimately activates 150sqm of previously unused surface. Not only were new outlooks provided beyond the definable limits of the project but the design also allows a new and immediate experience of place – previously not offered by the old home. Save this picture!© Bo WongThrough the considered crafting of natural light all spaces remain well lit throughout the day without the requirement for artificial lighting. When night prevails, all light fittings are low energy LED. A large sliding screen to the north, covered with stretched sail-shade fabric is operated to regulate sunlight & ventilation as well as provide privacy and a surface for movie projections. Sustainability was sought not through complex technical solutions but through the original decision to retain the majority of the original family home. The scheme proposed a reworking of the existing 2×1 into a 3×2 configuration, rather than a tabula rasa approach. During the course of construction 70% of waste materials were recycled through a waste management company. Save this picture!© Bo WongThe selection of a light coloured roof and wall cladding aimed to minimise solar absorption. This was initially a variation to council regulations due to it being deemed a highly reflective material. With this project as a contributing precedent the council are now undertaking the process of amending their town-planning scheme to allow for the use of these efficient building skins. The clients provided a clear direction for their aspirations of both physical and visual engagement within the building, whilst the builder’s openness to refinement aided the precise rafting of such experiences. We therefore see the project team as consisting of the client, architect and builder intertwining knowledge in the collective pursuit of an architectural resolution. 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In my world

first_imgDavid Powell, Deputy Master of the Worshipful Company of BakersIf an event has received wide media coverage, the question is often asked as to where/which planet you have been on if you are not aware of it.I have just returned from the frozen Arctic with no sight of a ship, plane or indeed habitation, let alone phone or email access for several weeks. But even I have heard the reports about substantial increases in raw materials such as a 20% increase in animal food prices leading to a 10% increase in food prices, and a British wheat farmer making a windfall £300,000 profit by selling 1,500 tons of ’yet to be harvested’ wheat by selling it to a commodity broker, so hedge funds and the like can play the market.Since Russia announced it was stopping wheat exports, the event which started this saga, the price of wheat has fallen from its peak by £25/ton and is still substantially lower than 2007. A national miller increases the price of flour by £89.37, which would equate to a 10p per loaf increase. The largest bakery retailer claims it doesn’t envisage substantial rises driven by the price of wheat, due to high world stocks.Even if you are not yet confused, you are undoubtedly worried about where all this is leading. I am no ecomomist or wheat expert far from it. But I sense that we are in for an extended period of price turbulence. While some of the issues noted above sound and are serious, in real terms they are minor blips on the longer-term world stage. The driving factors are world-scale: climate change; the drought that has reduced the Russian harvest, while perversely, flooding has reduced the US/Canadian harvest; the increasing use of agricrops to produce ethanol in a mistaken belief that this will help, yet if all of Europe’s agricultural land went to producing ethanol, it would lower European oil consumption by a whole 10%!Perhaps the biggest issue, though, is the change in diet of the 1.3 billion Chinese. As their consumption of meat rapidly accelerates forecasts predict a 35% increase by 2015 the demand for animal feed, primarily wheat and maize, will accelerate much faster. It takes 9kg of feed to produce 1kg of beef! Don’t even mention water supply in this bigger picture, as there will be insufficient water long before oil stocks begin to run low.So the trend in raw material prices is only going one way upwards! Please don’t think the current increases can be ridden out or absorbed; food prices need to rise.last_img read more

H1N1 vaccine clinic

first_imgHarvard University Health Services (HUHS) has received a new shipment of H1N1 influenza vaccine and will distribute it at a clinic open to all members of the Harvard community under age 65.The clinic will be held Jan. 19 from noon to 3 p.m. in Monks Library at HUHS in the Holyoke Center.Flu season is not over, and HUHS would like to remind students, faculty, and staff to remain vigilant about monitoring and combating flulike illnesses. The best way to stay healthy is to practice good hygiene. Wash your hands often with soap and water or hand sanitizer, such as Purell. Cover your nose and mouth with a tissue or use the crook of your arm when you cough or sneeze, to protect others. Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth to avoid spreading infection.Public health officials have indicated that HUHS will receive additional shipments of vaccine at regular intervals, so additional clinics could be scheduled shortly.For information about the clinics.last_img read more

Sharks get performance they need from Aaron Dell

first_imgLAS VEGAS — Sharks coach Pete DeBoer didn’t mince words earlier this month when he was asked what his rationale was for starting Martin Jones in goal several times in a row instead of giving Aaron Dell more opportunities.After all, it was DeBoer’s hope when the season began that he could start Dell in net more consistently than he did last year.“He’s got to make it easier for us to stick him in there,” DeBoer said Nov. 12.Dell had to wait until Thursday’s game with the Vegas Golden Knights …last_img read more

Now We Can Read Alone, Together: Instapaper Adds Social Features

first_imgLet’s say you’re about to get on an airplane. That means it’s time for some pleasure reading, if you’re lucky enough to be free from work obligations on a wifi-free flight. What you need to do is fire up Instapaper, the offline mobile reading application made for good times like this.Instapaper announced its 3.0 version tonight and has added a long list of features that will please and delight you. It was already a great way to read good articles without internet connectivity. Now it includes: an in-line browser that will make grabbing things to read offline really easy, qued social sharing so you can post links to share great articles automatically when you come back online, social discovery of articles your Twitter and Facebook friends have Liked on Instapaper and much more. It’s a big update to a great app. Additional new features include a new Editors’ Picks section for great reading right away, a full-text archive search to bring up that thing you remembered reading but can’t remember where and quote-posting to curation platform Tumblr.The net effect is that this app that’s great for taking valuable content from the online world with you offline will no longer leave you feeling stranded and alone once you’ve made the time to get excited about what you found. Instapaper just feels good to use, but now that it’s got so much more connectivity – it’s probably only going to be better.Competitor ReadItLater includes a number of the same features already. It also supports video viewing and offers an automated categorization system on its iPad app. It may be a case of different strokes for different folks, but there’s something especially joyful to me about reading long articles on a plane on Instapaper. Tags:#Product Reviews#web 8 Best WordPress Hosting Solutions on the Market marshall kirkpatrick Top Reasons to Go With Managed WordPress Hostingcenter_img A Web Developer’s New Best Friend is the AI Wai… Related Posts Why Tech Companies Need Simpler Terms of Servic…last_img read more

Oppo K1 launched: Key specs, features, India price and everything you need to know

first_imgThe Oppo K1 has been launched in India, marking the debut of a brand new series in the country. The Oppo K1 is the first phone in the K-series that looks to bring premium features to the affordable segment for the online market. To this end, the Oppo K1 is the most affordable phone to offer an in-display fingerprint sensor. Beyond that, the K1 also touts an immersive waterdrop display and a powerful Snapdragon 660 AIE chipset, among other things.The Oppo K1 will look to take on the likes of the Realme 2 Pro and Xiaomi Mi A2 in the sub-Rs 20,000 segment. The phone comes a few weeks after Oppo announced the R15 Pro in India for Rs 25,000. Based on the specs and features, the Oppo K1 looks like a more competitive smartphone compared to the Oppo A7 that was launched at Rs 16,990 with a Snapdragon 450 chipset. Take a look at some of the key specs and features that the K1 has to offer.Oppo K1 specificationsDisplay: The Oppo K1 sports a 6.4-inch FHD+ (1080×2340) Super AMOLED display with a 19.5:9 aspect ratioProcessor: It is powered by a 2.0GHz octa-core Snapdragon 660 AIE chipset with Adreno 512 GPURAM: The Oppo K1 comes with of RAMInternal storage: 64GB of internal storage, which is expandable up to 256GB via microSD cardRear camera: The Oppo K1 comes with a 16MP primary sensor with f/1.7 aperture and PDAF, and a 2MP secondary camera for depth sensingFront camera: The phone sports a 25MP selfie camera with f/2.0 apertureadvertisementBattery: The Oppo K1 houses a 3,600mAh batterySoftware: It ships with Android Oreo with ColorOS 5.2 on topOppo K1 features– The biggest USP of the Oppo K1 is its in-display fingerprint sensor. Oppo says the K1 comes with a light-sensitive fingerprint technology, which uses a screenshot solution to make unlocking the device faster and more accurate. This also makes the K1 the most affordable phone with an in-display fingerprint sensor. The phone also offers fast face unlock as well.– The Oppo K1 looks similar to the Oppo F9 Pro in that it gets an edge-to-edge display with a droplet notch. This notch offers the least intrusion to your viewing experience. The phone touts a tall 6.4-inch FHD+ Super AMOLED display, promising vibrant colours and an immersive display. The K1 also gets a strong Gorilla Glass 5 protection on the top.– The K1 comes with an attractive 3D curved glass back panel to offer a comfortable in-hand feel. It comes in some striking colour options that includes Astral Blue, which is a gradient colour scheme that moves from blue to purple hues, and Piano Black in solid colour.– Oppo’s newest smartphone also comes with a powerful Snapdragon 660 chipset with Adreno 512 GPU, which promises to deliver a consistent and smooth performance, even while playing graphic intensive games like PUBG. The phone also comes with Oppo’s Hyper Boost technology that optimises gaming performance.– The Oppo K1 is big on selfie, much like most Oppo phones. The 25MP front camera promises to deliver crisp and detailed selfies and it also comes with a new AI beauty algorithm that analyses the face to offer the best shot. The 16MP rear camera also gets AI support with the ability to recongnise over 120 scenes.Oppo K1 price in India and availabilityThe Oppo K1 will be available for Rs 16,990 on Flipkart starting Tuesday, February 12 in two colour variants – Piano Black and Astral Blue. Oppo announced a new partnership with Flipkart as the company aims to expand its online reach after establishing a strong offline presence. As a first, Oppo is offering a 90 per cent buyback value of up to Rs 15,300 for a period of 8 months. Customers can also avail an additional bank discount of Rs 1,690 for up to 8 months.ALSO READ | Oppo K1 launched in India with an in-display fingerprint sensor: Price, specs, India launch detailsALSO READ | Find Z is next Oppo flagship smartphone, likely to come with Snapdragon 855ALSO READ | Oppo F11, F11 Pro and R17 Neo may launch in India soonlast_img read more

Iowa Releases 6-Minute Tribute Video To Roy Marble, Who Passed Away Friday

first_imgA game ball for the NCAA Tournament.LOUISVILLE, KY – MARCH 15: A detail of an official NCAA Men’s Basketball game ball made by Wilson is seen on the court as the Iowa State Cyclones play against the Connecticut Huskies during the second round of the 2012 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament at KFC YUM! Center on March 15, 2012 in Louisville, Kentucky. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)It’s been a tough week for Iowa fans. This past Tuesday, former football star Tyler Sash passed away at the age of just 27 years old. Friday, former basketball player Roy Marble, the leading scorer in Hawkeyes history, died after a year-long battle with cancer. He was only 48 years old.Friday afternoon, Iowa released a touching six-minute tribute video in Marble’s memory. You can view it below.A Tribute Video to Roy Marble http://t.co/EyoS82ilVl— The Iowa Hawkeyes (@TheIowaHawkeyes) September 11, 2015Our thoughts and prayers are with Marble’s friends and family during what’s surely been a tough week.last_img read more

Logan Stieber returning to Ohio State as a coach

OSU’s Logan Stieber (right) wrestles with North Carolina State’s Kevin Jack in a 141-pound semifinal during the NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships on March 20 in St. Louis.Credit: Courtesy of TNSOhio State wrestling coach Tom Ryan announced that Logan Stieber will be returning to the Steelwood Training Center after the Olympic Trials in April.Only this time, the most decorated wrestler in OSU history will be setting up residence as a member of the coaching staff.The addition of Stieber will now give a total of six national titles, seven NCAA finals appearances and 11 All-American honors to the coaching staff for the Buckeyes.Stieber earned four national championships, 119 victories and a Hodge Trophy as the nation’s most outstanding wrestler during his career with the Scarlet and Gray. All of those marks were firsts by an OSU wrestler.“I am very excited to be joining the Buckeye staff next year,” Stieber said in a press release. “I love Ohio State, so it’s a dream come true that I can start my coaching career here as well as pursue my Olympic dreams.”After enjoying incredible success while in high school at Monroeville High School, where he won four state titles, Stieber came to OSU and helped the Buckeyes earn their first team title in the team’s 94-year existence in the 2014-15 season.Ryan expressed his excitement for the return of Stieber to OSU and what the return means for the team.“Logan has been a tremendous example here as a student-athlete,” Ryan said in the release. “He completed one of the most illustrious careers in both Ohio high school history and NCAA history by winning four Big Ten and NCAA championships while leading the Buckeyes to our first team title.”Ryan said Stieber’s contributions to the Buckeyes have been more than anyone else in the program’s history, and he expects him to be a great influence to the wrestlers he will coach.“I am excited for the current and future student-athletes that will have the opportunity to learn from Logan,” Ryan said.Ryan also made a note of the importance of volunteer coach Ross Thatcher had on the victory, expressing how much of a powerhouse he believes his coaching staff is.“(Thatcher) had a tremendous influence on bringing our first NCAA team title to Ohio State as well as he mentored our upper weights, especially Nick Heflin and Kyle Snyder,” Ryan said.The Scarlet and Gray wrestling facility will now boast an Olympian (Tervel Dlagnev), a World champion (sophomore Kyle Snyder) and a four-time NCAA champion (Stieber).Those accolades just so happen to make the wrestling room for the Buckeyes the only one with these kind of credentials in the NCAA.After winning a national championship last year and getting off to a 6-2 start this year, it would appear the Buckeyes are looking to build a collegiate dynasty in wrestling with the addition of Stieber, along with the experience of other coaches.After finishing second in the 165-pound class at the U.S. Senior Nationals, Stieber will be attending the U.S. Olympic Team Trials from April 8 to 10 in the hopes of joining the Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. Stieber’s younger brother, Hunter, is also a member of the OSU team, but, as he is currently a redshirt senior, he will not be coached by his brother. read more

Mens Hockey No 15 Ohio State to face rival No 17 Michigan

Ohio State’s junior-forward Mason Jobst (26) steals the puck away from Notre Dame’s sophomore forward Mike O’Leary (19) during a Big Ten conference matchup at the Schottenstein Center on November 3, 2017 in Columbus, Ohio. OSU lost 1-4. Credit: Alex Hulvalchick | For the LanternThe No. 15 Ohio State men’s hockey team (6-3-3, 1-3-0-0 in Big Ten) will travel to Ann Arbor, Michigan, after an off week to face off against No. 17 Michigan (6-4-2, 2-2-2-1 in Big Ten) in a battle between one of the nation’s best offenses and the Buckeyes’ shutdown defense.The Wolverines are tied for third in the nation in scoring offense at 3.83 goals per game, which includes putting in 11 goals in a series against then-No. 4 Minnesota. That series ended in an 5-4 overtime win and a 6-6 shootout loss for Michigan. Minnesota ranks in the top 10 in scoring defense, allowing only 2.29 goals per game.The Buckeyes match the impressive offensive numbers with a scoring defense that is also tied for third in the country, allowing only two goals per game. Head coach Steve Rohlik said  the success is more about his own team performing well than preparing specifically for the opponent.“It’s about our detail, it’s five-man defense five-man offense and that’s what we’ve been stressing all year,” Rohlik said. “It’s about how we play and what we do, we know how good they are, we know what they can do, and again it’s about us going out there and executing our game plan.”Senior forward Tony Calderone is Michigan’s most powerful scorer this season, netting 10 goals on just 44 shots, good for fifth in the NCAA. Michigan’s key playmaker all year has been sophomore forward Cooper Marody, who is fourth in the nation with 20 points, and tied for second with 16 assists.“They can beat you with a lot of different guys and certainly guys like [Calderone] have been putting points up on the board, again I think it’s just about our team defense, it’s not about one guy, it’s about our five guys on the ice,” Rohlik said.Michigan changed head coaches for the first time in 33 years this offseason with the retirement of former NHL player Red Berenson. Berenson led the Wolverines to 11 NCAA Final Fours and two national championships. He was replaced by Mel Pearson, who was Berenson’s assistant coach from 1987-2011.“As a young coach being able to stand there and look down at a legendary Hall-of-Famer in Red, it’s almost like every game you walk away going ‘that’s unbelievable,’” Rohlik said. “Certainly Red’s missed … but Mel’s doing a heck of a job up there.”The Ohio State-Michigan rivalry transcends every sport, and hockey is no exception. Most games within this matchup are filled with big hits and trash talking. In a game last season, the bad blood escalated into a massive fight after an 8-6 Michigan victory last season.Michigan has won 11 of the 18 matchups against Ohio State in the past five seasons, but the Buckeyes have won five of the past eight meetings against their rivals.“We don’t like those guys and we know that they don’t like us,” junior forward Dakota Joshua said. “I think it’s really cut throat and we really take those games to another level.”Joshua is one of five Ohio State players born in Michigan, and he said there is an added intensity to perform in his home state.“Switching over sides, coming down to Ohio State was a big deal, and going back to Michigan there’s always some extra pride, extra chip on your shoulder that you want to stick it to them and prove them wrong.”This weekend series is the first of two the teams will share this season. With both teams teetering on the edge of the USCHO rankings week after week, these games may mean more than ever when when determining which teams make the NCAA tournament at the end of the year.Puck drop is set at 6:30 p.m. Friday and at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Yost Ice Arena in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The Friday game will be shown live on Big Ten Network. read more

Giuseppe Rossi to face antidoping trial

first_imgFormer Manchester United and Villarreal forward Giuseppe Rossi has been summoned to attend a hearing by Italy’s anti-doping agency Nado ItaliaThe 31-year-old was released by Serie A side Genoa at the end of last season and remains without a club.Now to add to his woes, Nado Italia have called on Rossi to attend a hearing on October 1 after failing a drug test.Rossi reportedly tested positive for dorzolamide after a Serie A match between Genoa and Benevento on May 12.Dorzolamide is a drug that acts as an anti-glaucoma agent commonly found in eye drops.Rick Karsdorp, Roma, Serie AKarsdorp reveals he had too much stress at Roma Manuel R. Medina – September 14, 2019 The Dutch defender has been with the Gialorrossi since 2017, but he has not enjoyed his time in the Italian Lega Serie A.Should the Italian forward be found guilty, then a 12-month suspension will be expected to be pushed for by Nado Italia’s prosecutors.Rossi began his career at United, where he scored one goal in 14 games before leaving for Newcastle and Parma on loan spells.The former Italy international spent a further six seasons at La Liga side Villarreal before returning to his homeland with Fiorentina.But, amid struggles with recurring injuries, Rossi left Florence for loan moves to Levante and Celta Vigo.He joined Genoa in December last year after being released by Viola.last_img read more