Yin Residence / TACK architects

first_imgPhotographs:  Tom Kessler Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project United States ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/906701/yin-residence-tack-architects Clipboard ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/906701/yin-residence-tack-architects Clipboard Manufacturers: Investwood, Stonepeak Ceramics, Du Pont, NFP, iTi GlassSave this picture!© Tom KesslerRecommended ProductsWoodSculptformTimber Click-on BattensEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesIsland Exterior FabricatorsCurtain Wall Facade SystemsWoodLunawoodThermowood FacadesWoodAccoyaAccoya® Cladding, Siding & FacadesText description provided by the architects. Located directly south of Omaha’s downtown within a historically noted neighborhood is a private residence. This pushed the design not to be seen as contemporaneous with the surrounding historical buildings, but rather distinguish itself as a new prototype for residential construction in the neighborhood.Save this picture!Massing diagramThe design intent is to utilize the location, within its historical context, and create a new outlook on the city with a modern, minimalist approach. The building’s exterior is comprised of cement board and cedar siding, while the interior details remain simple to reflect a contemporary lifestyle.Save this picture!© Tom KesslerThe building is organized into three sections. The north section contains the master bedroom spaces, the living room, and the kitchen. The south section contains two additional bedrooms, as well as a three-car garage. In between these sections a vertical volume arises to link the house together. The link holds a staircase that rises to a roof extrusion and patio space.Save this picture!© Tom KesslerProject gallerySee allShow lessSukhman Yagoda Law Offices / Vladimir Radutny ArchitectsSelected ProjectsFIMS and Nursing Building / architects Tillmann Ruth RobinsonSelected Projects Share Yin Residence / TACK architectsSave this projectSaveYin Residence / TACK architects “COPY” “COPY” ArchDaily Photographs Housescenter_img Save this picture!© Tom Kessler+ 18Curated by Fernanda Castro Share Year:  2016 Yin Residence / TACK architects Area:  4700 ft² Year Completion year of this architecture project Architects: TACK architects Area Area of this architecture project Projects CopyHouses•Omaha, United States CopyAbout this officeTACK architectsOfficeFollowProductsWoodConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesOmahaUnited StatesPublished on November 30, 2018Cite: “Yin Residence / TACK architects” 30 Nov 2018. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogShowerhansgroheShowers – RainfinityGlass3MGlass Finish – FASARA™ GeometricPartitionsSkyfoldVertically Folding Operable Walls – Zenith® Premium SeriesMetal PanelsTECU®Copper Surface – Patina_VariationsBeams / PillarsLunawoodThermowood Frames and BearersMembranesEffisusFaçade Fire Weatherproofing Solutions in Design District Project LondonSkylightsVELUX CommercialModular Skylight Ridgelight in Office BuildingSwitchesJUNGLight Switch – LS PlusCurtain WallsRabel Aluminium SystemsSpider System – Rabel 15000 Super ThermalWindowspanoramah!®ah! Soft CloseWoodAustralian Sustainable Hardwoods (ASH)American Oak by ASHChairs / StoolsOKHADining Chair – BarnettMore 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

President urged to withdraw two legal actions demanding heavy damages, jail terms

first_img Mr. Rafael Correa DelgadoPresident of the Republic Carondelet PalaceQuito, EcuadorDear President Correa, You have just brought two legal actions in quick succession against journalists. Reporters Without Borders, an international press freedom NGO, is very concerned about the consequences of these legal actions and about the damages requested, which strike us as excessive.The first legal action is a civil suit filed in February against Juan Carlos Calderón and Christian Zurita, the authors of a book entitled “The elder brother.” These two journalists raise questions about contracts awarded to your elder brother, the businessman Fabricio Correa, and claim you knew about them. You are demanding 10 million dollars in damages.The other case is a criminal one. Criminal libel charges were brought on 21 March against the three co-directors of the daily El Universo – Carlos, César and Nicolas Pérez – and the columnist Emilio Palacio, whose extraordinary virulence we are already seen. RSF_en April 10, 2020 Find out more EcuadorAmericas June 15, 2020 Find out more Follow the news on Ecuador In an opinion piece published on 6 February with “No to lies!” as its headline, Mr. Palacio accuses you of wanting to pardon the three policemen who were behind 30 September 2010 uprising. Without naming you, he refers to you as a “dictator” and talks of a “crime against humanity.” In this case you are demanding 80 million dollars in damages from El Universo and its directors and a three-year jail sentence for each of these four persons.We do not deny the gravity of the allegations made against you, nor their insulting nature in the case of the El Universo article. But we think these legal actions pose a grave danger for freedom of expression.You have said you are demanding justice in “a personal capacity,” not as president. Nonetheless, your detractors were addressing you in your capacity as president. In principle, you deserve respect because of the post you hold but, in practice, the person who governs a country is necessarily exposed to criticism, including criticism of the most radical kind. It goes with a democracy, in Ecuador and elsewhere. Regardless of their veracity, or their tone in the case of the El Universo column, such allegations raise matters of public interest and call for a response from you on the substance of the claims made. Nothing stops you from responding publicly by addressing the media that you are often quick to indiscriminately brand as enemies, when you are sometimes permitting an abusive exploitation of the right to use the media to transmit official messages (“cadenas”).And anyway, what do you hope to achieve by demanding such exorbitant amounts in damages, or even imprisonment? Do you think this will help to prevent insult and defamation? We oppose the imposition of prison sentences for press offences with all our strength. It runs counter to Inter-American jurisprudence and the trend in Latin America towards the decriminalization of press offences. It is an extremely grave violation of a fundamental democratic principle. And it is also a political mistake. If you win, you risk not only driving all journalists to censor themselves but also increasing the polarization of an already polarized press. The remedy is worse that the disease. The crime of lèse-majesté belongs to the past.In our view, you should make a strong gesture by withdrawing your legal actions. And a pledge to decriminalize press offences would help achieve an eventual consensus on the communication law, of which we have previously stressed the aspects favouring media pluralism and diversity. We thank you in advance for the attention you give to our appeal.Sincerely,Jean-François Julliard Reporters Without Borders secretary-general to go further News Organisation Help by sharing this information News April 1, 2011 – Updated on January 20, 2016 President urged to withdraw two legal actions demanding heavy damages, jail terms Coronavirus “information heroes” – journalism that saves lives Two months before Assange’s extradition hearing, RSF calls for his release on humanitarian grounds and for US Espionage Act charges to be dropped News News Receive email alerts EcuadorAmericas Coronavirus: State measures must not allow surveillance of journalists and their sources December 24, 2019 Find out morelast_img read more

Irish Water bills will add ‘insult to injury’ in Limerick

first_imgEmma Langford shortlisted for RTE Folk Award and playing a LIVE SHOW!!! this Saturday Cllr Maurice QuinlivanIRISH Water’s decision to charge for water even before meters are installed for thousands of Limerick households has ran into a flood of local opposition.The utility company is to start charging from October 1 but have confirmed that many homes in Limerick will still be without meters when billing begins. They have stated that homes without meters that are connected to the public water supply will have their bills assessed on occupancy and average use.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Local Sinn Féin city councillor Maurice Quinlivan maintains that its bad enough that people are being asked to pay for water but that the decision to assess the amount “only adds insult to injury”.“Irish Water have confirmed that in many cases they will simply be making bills up as they go along. This will cause many people undue hardship as they will have to apply for a refund only after they have paid the bill,” Cllr Quinlivan insists.“Water tax has been among the biggest issues coming up on the doorstep. The Government would have been far better to spend money on repairing the broken system which sees us lose 40 per cent of water in the system rather than spend upwards of a billion euro in installing meters,” he said.Meanwhile, Labour Party candidate for Limerick City East, Elena Secas, maintains that Limerick households will benefit from the scrapping of the standing charge, under the agreement reached on water pricing last week.She also welcomed confirmation of a suite of hardship measures for vulnerable groups that will ease pressure on many householders in Limerick.“As a Labour Party representative, I am pleased that my party fought hard to ensure that the standing charge, ability-to-pay and adequate metering were taken into consideration when the final pricing structure was being decided.“From the outset, we said that we had to get this issue right and we were not prepared to agree a package that did not adequately address the impact these charges will have on working families and certain vulnerable groups,” she explained.“Furthermore, there will now be an accelerated metering programme, providing for approximately 1.1 million meters to be installed by mid-2016, following our concerns that metering wasn’t happening fast enough. Meanwhile, every home will qualify for a ‘free first fix scheme’, providing each household with a free fix of the first leak on a water supply pipe. This is a positive development,” she declared.There was no comment from Irish Water at the time of going to press. Limerick customers to benefit from extension of Irish Water’s First Fix free scheme to tackle leaks NewsIrish Water bills will add ‘insult to injury’ in LimerickBy Alan Jacques – May 15, 2014 811 Print Linkedin WhatsApp Email #SaucySoul: Room 58 – ‘Hate To See You Leave’ Celebrating a ground breaking year in music from Limerick center_img Previous articleTommy Tiernan’s Tour of LimerickNext articleImelda’s rockabilly Limerick style Alan Jacqueshttp://www.limerickpost.ie Twitter Advertisement Facebook Sinn Fein plans for ‘all female’ election candidates are sexist and discriminatory, says male party member snubbed for election run RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR TAGSCllr Maurice QuinlivanIrish WaterMusic LimerickSinn Fein Update: Works underway to resolve discolouration of water in Raheen area last_img read more

Police arrest man with homemade license plate drawn with crayon on a paper bag

first_imgIndiana State Police Department(STEUBEN COUNTY, Ind.) — A man with a homemade license plate drawn with crayon on a paper grocery bag was arrested after Indiana State Troopers stopped to lend the stranded motorist a helping hand.Officers Craig Woodcox and Zarek Finley were driving along the I-80 Toll Road in Steuben County, Indiana, at approximately 2:30 p.m. on Thursday afternoon when they saw a man standing next to a Toyota Corolla on the side of the road tending to a flat tire.But when the Indiana State Troopers pulled over to help the man, things began to quickly unravel.The man identified himself as Joshua Lewis-Brown, 20, from Rochester, New York and told the officers that he was unable to change the tire and needed a tow truck. But when Woodcox and Finley were about to oblige his request, they noticed that the license plate was hand-written in crayon on a paper grocery bag.The police then ran a check on the vehicle using the Vehicle Identification Number rather than the license plate which ended up leading to even more suspicion.“Woodcox discovered the Toyota had been reported as stolen out of State College, Pennsylvania the day prior. The Troopers’ also found that Brown had never been licensed to operate a motor vehicle in any state, and was currently on probation for Grand Larceny,” the Indiana State Police said in a statement.Finley then placed Lewis-Brown under arrest and he was subsequently booked into custody and charged with Possession of Stolen Property, a Level 5 Felony, and Operating Without Ever Obtaining a License, a Level C Misdemeanor.According to the Indiana State Police as reported by authorities in Pennsylvania, it is alleged that the vehicle had been stolen when the owner left it unattended and unlocked with the engine running in order to keep the car warm outside of a local grocery store in Pennsylvania. But when the owner made his quick purchase and left the store he found that his vehicle was missing.Brown will be held on the Indiana charges, and then will face extradition back to Pennsylvania pending their local charges. Copyright © 2019, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.last_img read more

Saudi Aramco’s $2tn IPO valuation was a ‘pipe dream’ – but confirmed share price still puts it on course to break record

first_imgWhat are analysts saying about the Saudi Aramco IPO valuation?Market analyst group S&P Global said the $2tn valuation was always a “pipe dream” but the will still allow Saudi Arabia to push forward ambitious economic reforms.Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman aims to diversify its economy and wean itself off oil reserves as part of its Saudi Vision 2030 roadmap.Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman Al Saud (Credit: Kremlin)In a recent analysis, S&P Global Platts Analytics said: “Efforts to grow non-oil revenues and diversify the economy are genuine, and stakes are high for several reasons: an uncertain long-term [oil] demand outlook, a large youth population energetic for reforms and opportunities, and large budget deficits.”Saudi Aramco recorded $111bn net profit in 2018, although this fell by 18% to $68bn in the first nine months of this year – on the back of $244bn in revenue.Some of this drop can be explained by drone attacks that disrupted production in September.In the long term, S&P believes it will continue to hold on to profits and market share, even once oil demand plateaus in the mid-2030s, because it “has the lowest cost and least energy-intensive oil production in the world”.But Saudi Arabia’s GDP is forecast by the International Monetary Fund to grow just 0.2% in 2019 and 2.2% in 2020.It means the IPO is needed to prop up Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund, which will deliver many of the Vision 2030 projects.An S&P note added: “If subsequently effectively deployed, the funds raised could be used to support longer-term economic growth in Saudi Arabia.” Tullow Oil is heavily dependent on its Ghana assets Saudi Aramco is worth between $1.6tn and $1.7tn, according to the preliminary valuation of its initial public offering (IPO).While the price range set for the Saudi Arabia state oil company puts it below the $2tn expected by the kingdom’s prince, it remains on track to become the world’s biggest IPO.The company, which announced earlier this month it intended to list its shares on the Saudi Stock Exchange, published an updated prospectus yesterday (Sunday 17 November), stating it wishes to sell three billion shares – or 1.5% – for between 30 riyals ($8) and 32 riyals ($8.53).This would value the IPO at up to 96bn riyals ($25.6bn), giving it a chance to beat Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba’s record $25bn debut on the New York Stock Exchange in 2014.But Saudi Aramco’s three billion shares will only be made available to Saudis and foreign institutions permitted to invest in the kingdom’s stock market, which doesn’t include the US and many other western powers.The crown jewel in Saudi Arabia’s economy boasts unfettered access to the Gulf’s vast oil reserves, producing close to 10 million barrels of oil per day. What happens next with the Saudi Aramco IPO?The Saudi Aramco IPO is restricted to Saudis and foreign institutions permitted to invest in Tadawul, the domestic stock exchange, including nationals in the Gulf Cooperation Council region.Individual investors have until 28 November to sign up for the IPO, while institutional investors can subscribe until 4 December.The final offer price will be announced on 5 December, and trading in the shares begins on 11 December.center_img The Saudi Aramco IPO valuation could bring in about $25bn to fund the Saudi Vision 2030 roadmap for diversifying the kingdom’s economy away from oil reserveslast_img read more

Landlords are abandoning Airbnb for traditional longer-term lets, claim leading lettings agencies

first_imgTwo leading lettings agencies have claimed that landlords are abandoning short-let platforms such as Airbnb as they realise that the extra work needed to gain the additional revenue ‘isn’t worth the effort’.Scottish lettings agency Rettie and Co, which says it handles both short and long-term lets for landlord clients, says more and more are returning to traditional lettings, a point echoed by one of its rivals, DJ Alexander.Both firms claim a mixture of things are changing their minds. This includes expected legislation from the Scottish government to regulate the short-lets market more tightly; neighbours complaining to landlords about the coming and goings of noisy holidaymakers; and the effort and expense required to manage multiple short-stays.The Scottish government has been facing criticism of its lack of action over Airbnb particularly in Edinburgh and it is now seeking to level the playing field between long and short-term let properties.“It’s a fine balance. If you get the regulation wrong you damage the sector and that has implications for your tourism industry, and places like Edinburgh certainly enjoy positive effects from that,” John Boyle (left), Director of Research at Rettie & Co, told The Times.“So it’s about regulating the sector so we don’t shut it down altogether but also don’t see a massive outflow from private residential tenancies, as cities like Edinburgh and Glasgow don’t have enough housing to pick up the slack.”Read more about Airbnb. September 26, 2019Nigel LewisWhat’s your opinion? Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.Please note: This is a site for professional discussion. Comments will carry your full name and company.This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.Related articles Letting agent fined £11,500 over unlicenced rent-to-rent HMO3rd May 2021 BREAKING: Evictions paperwork must now include ‘breathing space’ scheme details30th April 2021 City dwellers most satisfied with where they live30th April 2021 Home » News » Housing Market » Landlords are abandoning Airbnb for traditional longer-term lets, claim leading lettings agencies previous nextHousing MarketLandlords are abandoning Airbnb for traditional longer-term lets, claim leading lettings agenciesRettie & Co and DJ Alexander both say they’ve noticed more landlords returning to the long-term sector in recent months.Nigel Lewis26th September 20190657 Viewslast_img read more

Occupational health advisors

first_imgThere are many ways an occupational health advisor can assist your business, such as helping you reduce short-term sickness absence levels. But what else can they do and how much might their services cost?Occupational health is “the study of the working environment on human health”. Any individual who practices as an occupational health advisor (OHA) must have medical qualifications. Most are nurses, but in order to work in this field they must have further specialised qualifications in occupational health.As well as being reactive to certain issues for example long-term sickness absence, or helping employees who have a disability and require reasonable adjustments an OHA can take on a central and proactive role in reducing short-term sickness absence levels for example, preventing stomach upsets and musculo-skeletal disorders, both common causes of time off.For smaller employers an OHA with a nursing background is usually sufficient. However, there are a few areas where a doctor is required for example, if work involves lead or ionising radiation.OHAs are also often asked to review fit notes; their input is particularly beneficial where a GP’s recommendations seem too expensive, impractical to implement, or where a second opinion is required.Try to find an OHA through personal recommendation for example by asking anyone you know in a firm with its own occupational health department. Other options are to contact your local NHS hospital and speak to the occupational health manager or look for a local provider via the internet. But always insist on seeing proof of qualifications.Fees vary according to where you are based and whether you contract for a subscription service or simply use them on a pay-as-you-go basis. But expect to pay around £250-£300 for a half-day visit to your premises and £550-£600 for a full day.last_img read more

Sports betting numbers in Indiana were off in February

first_img WhatsApp Facebook By Tommie Lee – March 12, 2021 0 280 Google+ Previous articleApplications accepted for Indiana rental assistance programNext articleBREAKING: All adults in Michigan eligible for COVID-19 vaccine beginning April 5 Tommie Lee Google+ Pinterest Sports betting numbers in Indiana were off in February Twitter Facebook Pinterest WhatsApp By Airman 1st Class Kerelin Molina [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons Indiana sports betting was down below $275 million in February, breaking a five-month growth streak.Play Indiana expects those numbers to turn around, though, as the once-in-a-lifetime NCAA Tournament should be a boon for the state. Indiana will play host to the entire men’s tournament this year.Part of the February drop is blamed on a disappointing number of bets for the Super Bowl. February was also the first full month of online sports betting in Michigan.In February, online betting in Indiana generated $241 million, 88.4% of the state’s overall handle, which was up from 85.1% in January. IndianaLocalNewsSouth Bend MarketSports Twitterlast_img read more

Bob Weir Plays Surprise Mini-Set At Mill Valley Community Block Party [Full Video]

first_imgNext on the schedule for Bob Weir is Terrapin Crossroads‘ Shelter From the Storm Hurricane Relief Benefit, which will also feature Phil Lesh and Midnight North this Friday, October 6th. For tickets to the event, which will benefit victims of the recent hurricanes to hit the Texas, the Southeast U.S. and its surrounding islands, head here.For more information on Bob Weir’s upcoming projects, head to his website.Bob Weir will hit the road with Dead & Company for a Fall Tour beginning on November 12th at Madison Square Garden. For a full list of dates on Dead & Company’s upcoming Fall Tour, or to purchase tickets, head to the band’s website.[h/t – Jambands.com] On Sunday, October 1st, at a local event in Marin County, CA, the area’s favorite son Bob Weir, made a surprise appearance to perform a handful of songs to a relatively small yet grateful crowd.The event, the 20th edition of their annual Mill Valley Community Block Party, was presented by Famous4 and featured a fashion show, beer garden, vendors, kids’ activities and, as is tradition, live musical performances. This year, the festivities were slated to be headlined by Jason Crosby and a talented cast of “Friends” including Jackie Greene, Tim Bluhm, Greg Loiacono, and John Hofer. The event benefitted non-profit organization Kiddo!, Music, Art and After School Programs, which provides after school activities and programs for area youths.While the billed entertainment was Jason Crosby & Friends, the community event’s surprise appearance from local Marin County hero Bob Weir undoubtedly stole the show. For his brief surprise solo set, the Dead guitarist played four familiar tunes including “Walkin’ Blues,” “Lay My Lily Down,” “West LA Fadeaway,” and “The Other One.”You can watch full video (in 3 parts) of Bob Weir’s performance at the Mill Valley Block Party below via YouTube user Ronnie’s Awesome List:last_img read more

Increase in Loggerhead Turtle Nests

first_imgRare and majestic giant loggerhead sea turtles are laying eggs in record numbers on beaches across the southeast this year. Loggerheads nest from May through August, crawling onshore to bury their eggs along the Atlantic coast. In 2016, loggerheads laid nests in record numbers but this year, but according to the Associated Press, those records have already fallen in Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina. Loggerhead turtles are nesting in record numbers in Georgia and the Carolinas Looking for a hot and balmy vacation spot? Head to Alaska. Loggerhead turtles are protected under the Endangered Species Act. Scientists think the uptick in egg laying can be traced back to conservation efforts that began over 30 years ago. A battle that has lasted for years is finally settled, and the names of some familiar hotels and other facilities in Yosemite National Park will return to what they once were.  Scientists and volunteers have recorded over 12,200 nests left by loggerheads this egg-laying season. Back in 2016 when the previous record was set, the turtles produced 11,321 nests.center_img Delaware North is a private company that held the contract to run the lodges and concessions at Yosemite National Park. They believed they held the right to change the names of the buildings they operated, renaming iconic Yosemite landmarks like Curry Village to Half Dome Village, the Ahwahnee to Majestic Yosemite Hotel, and the Wawona Hotel to Big Trees Lodge.  In 2016, the National Park Service took Delaware North to court over the name changes and announced this week that the lawsuit was settled. According to the agreement, the trademarks will be transferred to the new concession vendor, Aramark, and then back to the National Park Service if and when the contract with Aramark expires. It’s not yet clear when the former names will be reinstated.  Yosemite settles lawsuit, familiar names of park landmarks restored At the beginning of July, the city of Anchorage, Alaska hit 90 degrees F for the first time in recorded history, smashing the previous high temperature of 85 degrees F set in June 1969. The city also experienced its hottest June on record, with an average temperature of 60.5 degrees, 5.3 degrees higher than normal. NPR reports that it was the sixteenth consecutive month that Anchorage experienced higher than normal temperatures. On July 4th, several cities in Alaska matched or beat their all-time heat records. Kenai saw a record high of 89 degrees, Palmer tied their heat record at 88 degrees and King Salmon, Alaska set an all-time high of 89 degrees.last_img read more