Social Housing in Nice / Comte & Vollenweider

first_img Year:  Architects: Comte & Vollenweider Area Area of this architecture project “COPY” Save this picture!© Milèle Servelle+ 54 Share Social Housing in Nice / Comte & Vollenweider Projects ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard France ArchDaily 2014 Area:  748 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Social Housing in Nice / Comte & VollenweiderSave this projectSaveSocial Housing in Nice / Comte & Vollenweider ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard CopyHousing•Nice, France Photographs Housing “COPY” Photographs:  Milèle ServelleProject Manager Team:COMTE & VOLLENWEIDER, GLIEnergy Performance:BBC RT 2012 – CERQUAL LABEL H & E PROFIL ACity:NiceCountry:FranceMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Milèle ServelleRecommended ProductsFiber Cements / CementsDuctal®Ductal® Cladding Panels (EU)Enclosures / Double Skin FacadesAlucoilStructural Honeycomb Panels – LarcoreWoodBlumer LehmannFree Form Structures for Wood ProjectsFiber Cements / CementsULMA Architectural SolutionsPaper Facade Panel in Leioa School RestorationText description provided by the architects. On a confined plot (1190 square meters) with a very constrained geometry and a strong noise pollution due to car and train infrastructures, the construction of 13 housing units and parking in basement is composed of three collective housing blocks of four levels built on a common underground. The project aims to create a connection between the different scales surrounding the site.Save this picture!© Milèle ServelleSave this picture!Floor PlanSave this picture!© Milèle ServelleOn the top view, the right-of-way of each building is similar to that of individual housing upstream of the site, while on the elevation view, the height and the urban form of the volumes are refering to buildings mainly located on the south of Mathis urban highway.Save this picture!© Milèle ServelleSave this picture!SectionSave this picture!© Milèle ServelleBecause of noise and pollution nuisances of infrastructures, the project proposes facades of low-permeability on the north and south sides and opened largely onto the viewpoints on the east and west sides through winter gardens.Save this picture!© Milèle ServelleProject gallerySee allShow lessRIBA Announces New International Prize for Global ArchitectureArchitecture NewsThe Beckett House / Adam Knibb ArchitectsSelected ProjectsProject locationAddress:10 Avenue Sainte-Marguerite, 06200 Nice, FranceLocation to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address. Share CopyAbout this officeComte & VollenweiderOfficeFollowProductsWoodGlassConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousingNiceFrancePublished on December 26, 2015Cite: “Social Housing in Nice / Comte & Vollenweider” 26 Dec 2015. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Read commentsBrowse the CatalogPartitionsSkyfoldVertically Folding Operable Walls – Classic™ SeriesVinyl Walls3MVinyl Finish – DI-NOC™ AbstractFaucetshansgroheKitchen Mixers – Talis MShower ColumnsAXORShowers – AXOR LampShower by NendoWoodBruagRoom Acoustics – Interior Cladding PanelsPanels / Prefabricated AssembliesIsland Exterior FabricatorsMega-Panel Facade SystemsConcreteKrytonCrystalline Waterproofing – KIMTable LampsAxolightTable Lights – SkirtDoorsRabel Aluminium SystemsMinimal Glass Pivot Door – Rabel 8700 Slim Super ThermalUrban ShadingPunto DesignPublic Architecture in Residential ComplexExterior DeckingHouse of BambooDecking – BambooAnti-Corrosive CoatingsTIGERPowder Coating – Drylac® Bianco 605More products »Read commentsSave想阅读文章的中文版本吗?尼斯社会住房 / COMTE et VOLLENWEIDER Architectes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

Scare tactics

first_imgThis week’s comments from Lord Butler in favour of privatisation, and the ‘coincidental’ publication of the details of a report by the New College Bursar that purports to demonstrate the feasibility of rejecting state funding and control, might appear to signal a departure in the debate on Higher Education funding. However to accept them as such would be to exaggerate their importance. They should be taken in the context of attempts by all interested parties to set the tone of discussions. Given the hostile reception the government’s proposals for topup fees are receiving, we are hearing alternative proposals from all sides. What is perhaps more worrying than Lord Butler’s stance, is Charles Clarke’s refusal to contemplate defeat for his bill and listen to some of the alternative schemes for reform which are being put forward. The joint OUSU/CUSO (the Oxbridge student unions) “Alternative White Paper” is intended to point out that other options do exist and that doors should not be closed unnecessarily on policy solutions. These calls for privatisation, follow similiar, if less elequent, comments from Professor Michael Sterling, the Chair of the Russell Group of top universities, claiming that privatisation would be “plan B” should topup fees fail to be implemented. Such statements add up to a disparate campaign by parties with vested interest in the Higher Education sector to scare the backbenchers currently set in opposition to top-up fees, and encourage them to pass the bill as the lesser of two evils. Yet both the Government and the universities’ proposals still fail to recognize the voice of student bodies which seek to retain a Higher Education system in which any student, irrespective of financial concerns may study at the university of their choice. While Lord Butler is keen to stress that many students would be willing to pay more for an Oxford education, there are some that are not. The Ivy League system undoubtedly releases universities from financial burden, but it precludes many students from the choice that we continue to enjoy. We should not allow these scare tactics to succeed.ARCHIVE: 1st Week MT2003last_img read more

Wooden spoon spanking not abuse – US court

first_imgDominion Post 9 Oct 2013A San Jose appeals court has ruled that using a wooden spoon for a spanking that causes serious bruising should not necessarily translate into a finding of child abuse.In a ruling designed to establish legal precedent, the 6th District Court of Appeal overturned a trial judge’s finding that a South Bay mother should be reported for child abuse for trying to resolve discipline issues with her 12-year-old daughter by spanking her so hard with a wooden spoon it severely bruised her.The unanimous three-justice panel concluded that while the April 2010 incident may have been on the outer boundaries of parental discipline, the overall circumstances did not warrant a child abuse report.“We cannot say that the use of a wooden spoon to administer a spanking necessarily exceeds the bounds of reasonable parental discipline,” Justice Conrad Rushing wrote for the court.  Ms Gonzalez and her husband, according to court papers, had grown increasingly concerned with their daughter’s conduct at the time of the incident, citing the fact her schoolwork had deteriorated, she’d become “boy crazy” and was showing “growing interest in gangs”.The parents had decided to turn to spanking if the problems persisted, and the mother resorted to the wooden spoon after the daughter failed to come home until late at night on the April 2010 evening. Court papers show that other relatives later told social workers that spanking was a rarity in the family, and the mother testified she did not know she was causing any physical harm or bruising when she used the spoon.The appeals court concluded that the mother’s motivation for imposing discipline and lack of intent to inflict physical harm were important factors in overturning the child abuse findings.“Nothing in the record suggests the mother should have known she was inflicting bruises,” the 6th District wrote. Noting the family’s reasoning for using the wooden spoon, the court added that “the spanking was entirely the product of a genuine and deliberate disciplinary purpose, i.e., to arrest troubling behaviour patterns exhibited by the daughter”. read more