Restelo House / João Tiago Aguiar Arquitectos

first_imgArchDaily Projects Manufacturers: CIN, CLIMAR, PADIMAT, A. Moreira CadeteArchitecture Collaboration:Renata Vieira, Ana Caracol, Ruben Mateus, João Nery Morais, André Barreiros SilvaBuilder:Manuel Gonçalves & Marques LDA.City:LisbonCountry:PortugalMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Fernando Guerra | FG+SGRecommended ProductsWindowsKalwall®Facades – Window ReplacementsCeramicsTerrealTerracotta Baguettes in Vork CenterEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesRodecaRound Facade at Omnisport Arena ApeldoornWindowsAir-LuxSliding Window – CurvedText description provided by the architects. This house is located in an early 50´s residential neighborhood, more precisely at the western edge, in an area surrounded buy terraced houses, near the Restelo shopping street.Save this picture!© Fernando Guerra | FG+SGThe main area of intervention was the rear part of the house, which was completely redrawn. Searching for a contrast with the main façade, we envisioned a fascia, opened by a series of windows and shutters resembling a pattern of traditional Portuguese tiles. This pattern works like a skin that filters the sun light and also protects the house from intruders.Save this picture!© Fernando Guerra | FG+SGIn order to give the top floor more habitable space, we created a mansard roof with three openings.Save this picture!© Fernando Guerra | FG+SGAt the ground level we transformed the ground floor in one unique living area, joining together the entrance, the living room and the kitchen. A white volume coated with grate lines, disguises an area of a closet, social toilet and storage. This central core also performs a separation within spaces.Save this picture!© Fernando Guerra | FG+SGThe staircase between the ground floor and the first floor are leaning on the left side of the entire volume. This was made in order to ensure an optimized living area and also a central passage to the first floor.Save this picture!SectionSave this picture!SectionWe planned for the first floor the private area, where the rooms are located, including a suite. To make this last request possible, with the areas we had, we placed a lavatory in the bed space that also worked as a sideboard. As for the shower cabin and the toilet, we merged them behind a glass wall, diluting the limits of the space, giving us a feeling of a much greater space.Save this picture!© Fernando Guerra | FG+SGFor the attic we idealized the mansard roof to give us the possibility of more livable area. With great view to the garden, is a bed room, a toilet and an office.Save this picture!© Fernando Guerra | FG+SGProject gallerySee allShow lessARN 25 House / [i]da arquitectosSelected Projects22m2 Apartment in Taiwan / A Little DesignSelected Projects Share Architects: João Tiago Aguiar Arquitectos Area Area of this architecture project Restelo House / João Tiago Aguiar ArquitectosSave this projectSaveRestelo House / João Tiago Aguiar Arquitectos Photographs Area:  225 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project CopyHouses, Refurbishment•Lisbon, Portugal Year:  Restelo House / João Tiago Aguiar Arquitectos ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/787542/restelo-house-joao-tiago-aguiar Clipboardcenter_img 2016 “COPY” Houses Portugal Photographs:  Fernando Guerra | FG+SG Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project “COPY” ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/787542/restelo-house-joao-tiago-aguiar Clipboard Save this picture!© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG+ 32Curated by Pedro Vada Share CopyAbout this officeJoão Tiago Aguiar ArquitectosOfficeFollowProductsWoodSteelConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesRefurbishmentLisbonIcebergPortugalPublished on August 02, 2020Cite: ” Restelo House / João Tiago Aguiar Arquitectos” 02 Aug 2020. ArchDaily. Accessed 10 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogAluminium CompositesTechnowoodHow to Design a Façade with AluProfile Vertical ProfilesGlassMitrexSolar GreenhouseMetal PanelsAurubisOxidized Copper: Nordic BrownDoorsEGGERWood Laminate Doors in Molecular Plant Science InstituteStonesCosentinoSurfaces – Silestone® Nebula SeriesWall / Ceiling LightsLouis PoulsenLamp – LP RiplsWood Boards / HPL PanelsBruagRoom Dividers – Partition Wall MDFStonesNeolithSintered Stone – Mar del PlataWindowspanoramah!®ah! SecurityPanels / Prefabricated AssembliesULMA Architectural SolutionsMIS Facade PanelCarpetsFabromont AGTextile Floor Covering – Orbital® 07 COLORpunkt®LightsNorka lightingLuminaire – BelfastMore products »Save想阅读文章的中文版本吗?里斯本之家 / João Tiago Aguiar Arquitectos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

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Can the organics survive the current economy?

first_imgEmail Print NewsCan the organics survive the current economy?By admin – April 10, 2009 722 Twitter Linkedin WhatsAppcenter_img Advertisement IT’s the dreaded and now, quite annoying, “R” word, but it has hit everything in its wake. Probably because we have let it. Food, is no different and as we get cuter with our purchases, some will let the luxury of good sound choices slip them by as they aim to make their money go further. Top of the list for the chop would be your free range meats and most likely your organic produce. Some producers may differ and others will agree, but figures released recently can indicate a slight decline in organic sales.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up In Ireland, the decline is apparent but not fully quantified, but in the UK, sales of organic products present a mixed picture, according to a major report published by the Soil Association.Organic food sales have been hit across all sectors, as consumers tighten their belts in the face of the economic downturn. 2008 saw sales in both regions marginally rise by close on two per cent, but this statistic must be seen in the context of overall food price rises rather than sales volume increases.Industry analysts have said that this has been a really difficult period for all retail, and organic sales have suffered along with the rest of the economy. Reports of this nature describe a very mixed picture as consumers react to the financial crisis. But those consumers who are committed to organic products appear to be staying loyal. This shows the underlying resilience of the organic market, which it is believed will grow again once the economy picks up.Figures would suggest that the organic participants have their fan base and those that choose it as a way of life, but it also shows that the increase in conversion is not that forthcoming as people still adopt a “wait and see attitude”.Th UK based organic body, the Soil Association, issued a report recently and it shows there has been a sharp fall in sales of certain products, including fruit, bread and bakery products, soft drinks and prepared foodstuffs, although even in these sectors, some brands are bucking the recessionary trend. In tandem there has been dynamic growth in sales of organic food through farmers’ markets where figures increased an estimated 19 per cent.Tesco is still the market leader in terms of value despite a fall in organic sales of 9.9% in 2008. Other smaller areas of organic production such as textiles and health and beauty products have also experienced very significant growth.Organic shoppers, like all consumers, have been buying fewer premium products and prepared foods, and switching to lower-cost retailers. There is also a focus on cutting waste and cooking from scratch – sales of organic home cooking ingredients increased by a remarkable 13.5% in 2008, while sales of organic prepared foods dropped sharply.Core consumers who may be cutting back are still determined to stick to their organic principles. Over one third of committed organic consumers say they expect to spend more on organic food in 2009, and only 15% expect to spend less. Animal welfare issues attracted a high public profile in 2008 and sales of organic milk, cheese, some meat and poultry grow by 10.6%, 11.5%, 13.3% and 17.7% respectively, demonstrating that where the benefits of organic production are understood commitment remains firm among ethical consumers.Research shows that over a quarter of consumers who do not currently buy organic food “would like to know more about organic products than they do” suggesting potential to broaden the market still further in the future.Whilst volatility in the organic market looks set to remain in 2009, environmental and political challenges to our current food and farming systems will demand that we develop sustainable production methods in the future. Governments have agreed to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 80% by 2050. Such cuts can only be achieved in agriculture by deriving fertility from sunshine and organic matter – as organic farmers do – rather than from fossil fuel-based chemical fertilisers. That is a core belief of the organic way and one that they encourage leaders to exploreOrganic farms like all business face uncertainty and volatility. But there are still significant opportunities in some areas – fruit and arable for instance and in developing genuinely local and regional supply networks. Collaboration will also be key to the success of many farm businesses. Facebook Previous articleThe Expert Comment – Paul NestorNext articleOne giant step into Limerick city adminlast_img read more

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Voting for Donegal Youth Council gets underway today

first_img Previous articleCharity drive from Malin to Cape Town in aid of Donegal Hospice beginsNext articleGAA – Donegal And Antrim To Clash In Ulster 2011 News Highland Google+ Voting to elect the fifth term of the Donegal Youth Council gets underway today, with 12,000 12-18 year-old’s heading to the polls.56 candidates will fight it out, with 36 to be elected by next Friday.With an increased number of 12-15 year olds putting their names forward, this years Youth Councillors are expected to be the youngest ever.Youth Council Co-ordinator Kellie Gallgher wants everybody to get the opportunity to vote:[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/10/kell1pm.mp3[/podcast] Facebook Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Twitter 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North WhatsApp RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Facebook Google+ Newscenter_img 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Pinterest Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th WhatsApp Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Voting for Donegal Youth Council gets underway today By News Highland – October 8, 2010 Pinterest Twitter Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan firelast_img read more

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Red Rocks Makes Moves Against Scalpers, Implements New Ticket System

first_imgRed Rocks Amphitheatre, the iconic outdoor venue just outside Denver, Colorado, has just made a series of moves to fight against the prevalent ticket scalping for highly anticipated shows. As detailed by a release from Denver Arts and Venues, starting next year for the 2018 concert season, Red Rocks will begin to move toward using a digital ticket format—specifically, Flash Seats, which is similarly used at events like Phish’s annual summer-closing Dick’s Sporting Goods Park run in addition to other Colorado venues like 1st Bank Center and Pepsi Center. The release also noted a change that will require tickets in the first four rows to be exclusively used by the original purchaser.Red Rocks Is Hosting Its First-Ever New Year’s Eve Celebration This YearStarting February 1st, 2018, all tickets in the first four rows, including ADA seats, will be non-transferrable and switch over to the Flash Seats format. To ensure that ticket holders for the first row are the original purchaser, these tickets will only be seated with identification and ticket holders who arrive without the original purchaser will be barred from entry into the venue. As for rows 2 through 4, these seats will not require ID but similarly will not be transferable. As explained by Brian Kitts, Director of Marketing and Communications for Denver Arts and Venues, the policy is first addressing seats in the first four rows because they “are most likely to be fraudulently purchased and then resold on the secondary ticket market.”Why Taylor Swift’s Controversial New Ticketing System Sucks For All Of UsIn the spring, tickets for the entire venue will transfer over to the Flash Seats format. On April 1st, 2018, a new Red Rocks mobile app will be launched. The release of this mobile app comes ahead of May 15th, when ticket holders throughout the entire venue will need to use a registered Flash Seats ID or official Red Rocks mobile app to gain entry into the venue. Hard tickets will also be available to be requested, though this will cost an additional fee.StubHub And Viagogo Offices Raided By Authorities In UK Ticket Scalping InvestigationMany of these changes have been spurred by the 2016 lawsuit against Red Rocks, for which a handicap advocacy group sued the legendary venue because fans regularly and fraudulently bought tickets in the handicap seating area. The venue clearly has heard these complaints, explaining that these new policies “[allow] those row one seats to actually end up in the hands of people who need those, and then those other seats in rows one through four — those are the premium seats that you know real fans should have access to.”The use of Flash seats also cuts down on the use of duplicate paper tickets being copied and sold on Craiglist. As Kitts elaborated, “This works exactly like an airline where you show up with your credit card or your driver’s license and you know you’re verified right there on the spot.” However, while Flash Seats will ban the transfer of seats in the first four row, it will still allow tickets outside this section to be transferred via its website or app.New York State Forces Brokers To Pay Millions For Illegal Ticket Bot ScalpingWhile these changes may be unusual at first, Kitts is hopeful that the transition will go smoothly. As noted by 303 Magazine, “Ticketing has changed, audiences have changed and I think that 80 percent of our audience probably does absolutely everything on their phone anyway. I don’t think there’s going to be that much backlash. If there is somebody that needs help with this, if it’s an older audience, there will be staff on site that’s able to help.”[H/T 303 Magazine; Photo: ontheDL]last_img read more

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