Barclays buys MBNA’s UK small business credit card business

first_imgMonday 4 April 2011 8:05 pm whatsapp Share Show Comments ▼ BARCLAYS Bank has bought MBNA Europe Bank’s Small Business credit card portfolio in the UK, acquiring approximately 60,000 accounts with around £130m of outstanding balances at the end of February. The portfolio will be integrated into its payment division, Barclaycard.Valerie Soranno Keating, chief executive of Barclaycard, said: “Following on from our recently announced intention to purchase the Egg credit card assets, this deal further reflects the growing diversification of our payments business and is priced at a small discount to outstanding balances.”According to Barclays, Barclaycard managed around £200bn in payments last year from more than 20m consumers and 240,000 business customers. whatsapp Barclays buys MBNA’s UK small business credit card business More From Our Partners Russell Wilson, AOC among many voicing support for Naomi Osakacbsnews.comFlorida woman allegedly crashes children’s birthday party, rapes teennypost.comBrave 7-Year-old Boy Swims an Hour to Rescue His Dad and Little Sistergoodnewsnetwork.orgMark Eaton, former NBA All-Star, dead at 64nypost.comPolice Capture Elusive Tiger Poacher After 20 Years of Pursuing the Huntergoodnewsnetwork.orgA ProPublica investigation has caused outrage in the U.S. this weekvaluewalk.comWhy people are finding dryer sheets in their mailboxesnypost.comNative American Tribe Gets Back Sacred Island Taken 160 Years Agogoodnewsnetwork.orgAstounding Fossil Discovery in California After Man Looks Closelygoodnewsnetwork.org Tags: NULL KCS-content last_img read more

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iGB Diary: Parasites, M&M’s, payday loans and baby Boris

first_imgAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitter Casino & games This week we look at role reversal in the lottery space, ponder the outrage over the M&M’s slot-machine dispenser and payday loans and giggle at some of the more outlandish Royal baby name predictions Regions: UK & Ireland 12th April 2019 | By Joanne Christie Subscribe to the iGaming newsletter iGB Diary: Parasites, M&M’s, payday loans and baby Boris Topics: Casino & games Finance Lottery Marketing & affiliates Strategy iGB Diary Email Address Tags: Online Gambling Happy Friday igamers! This week we look at role reversal in the lottery space, ponder the outrage over the M&M’s slot-machine dispenser, wonder what payday loans and gambling have in common and giggle at some of the more outlandish Royal baby name predictions.Who’s the parasite now? We’re used to lottery monopoly operators complaining that betting on firms are ‘parasiting’ off them, but it turns out they’re not above similar tactics. At least that’s what a dispute playing out in Ireland suggests. Lottoland has taken issue with Premier Lotteries Ireland trying to trademark the phrase ‘Daily Million’ on account of it holding a global patent for the phrase ‘Daily Millions’. The company said: “We believe that this risks confusing consumers plus negatively impacts on the reputation and goodwill that we have built around the trademark. As such, we have understandably objected to this application and await the next steps in the process.” Here’s the thing though, currently the only thing Lottoland appears to be using the trademarked phrase for is the financial markets betting product it launched in Australia after being banned from offering bets on lotteries. It’s hard to see how an Irish lottery player would be at all confused by a new offering that’s similar only to an Australian betting product. Perhaps Lottoland just saw the chance to thwart PLI in a new venture and ran with it. Who could blame it really after PLI claimed lottery betting operators were taking funds from good causes when its own decision to divert unclaimed prize funds into its marketing budget had a much bigger impact on good causes funding?One-arm bandits get the blame This week in gambling outrage news: M&Ms. MPs were up in arms about one-armed bandits dispensing arms, which were yours for £33 from the M&M Store in London’s Leicester Square, or £45.83 on eBay if you couldn’t face making the journey. These machines, claimed a group of UK lawmakers, normalise gambling for children. This was, of course, initially dismissed by the store’s owner, Mars Wrigley Confectionery, which pointed out that they are designed for adults. However, late yesterday it gave in to the critics and removed the offending products. The Diary can’t help but feel the MPs are focusing on the wrong thing here. After all, 100g of M&Ms contains 53.5g of sugar – when it’s recommended that children aged 6 to 10 consume no more than 24g per day. Last year the UK’s rate of severe obesity among year aged 10 to 11 was revealed to have risen to 4.2%, its highest rate ever. Not to say these MPs are taking a blinkered approach to the UK’s problems, but it’s quite a feat to look in a temple to sugary snacks and only take issue with an item that is likely to be discarded once the ‘prize’ inside is finished.What do payday loans and gambling have in common? Moving on to other forms of gambling outrage, Diary is getting increasingly perplexed by the repeated association of online gambling with payday loans. Over the past week, US presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren has compared online gambling to payday loans, while the chief executive of the UK’s Royal Society for Public Health said that online gambling targets players in the same way as payday loans. And late last month it was announced that in Denmark gambling ads could no longer be aired in the same slots as payday loans. Forgive us for pointing out the bleeding obvious, but last time we checked gambling was not any form of credit or finance product, albeit certainly not one offering a 6000% APR. It’s hard to see what the association is other than that generally the media doesn’t like either product. OK, yes there have been a few cases where problem gamblers used payday loans to fund their gambling products, but there have been lots of others where they’ve used their employer’s bank account and we’ve yet to see an article claiming online gambling is just like employers’ bank accounts. We’re taking bets on what online gambling will be compared to next. Dodgy parking firms? Restaurants that give you food poisoning?Baby Boris? Moving on to lighter news, we were entertained (because gambling is entertainment after all, not a dodgy credit product) by an article on BirminghamLive this week featuring some of the wackiest royal baby name predictions. It seems some people in the UK have become so consumed by Brexit (and who could blame them) they think Meghan and Harry will give their baby a Brexit-themed name. We don’t think the novelty betting team at Ladbrokes is too worried about the £1,000 the bookie would be on the hook for if one punter’s 250-1 bet the couple will call the baby Boris comes in. Strangely, more than one punter has bet the name will be Nigel while someone else has actually placed money on it being named Brexit. Bizarrely, someone has also bet on the baby being called Piers, while others have plumped for Ginger and Chardonnay.That’s it for this week. 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Letlole La Rona Limited (LETL.bw) HY2013 Interim Report

first_imgLetlole La Rona Limited (LETL.bw) listed on the Botswana Stock Exchange under the Property sector has released it’s 2013 interim results for the half year.For more information about Letlole La Rona Limited (LETL.bw) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Letlole La Rona Limited (LETL.bw) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Letlole La Rona Limited (LETL.bw)  2013 interim results for the half year.Company ProfileLetlole La Rona Limited, listed on the Botswana Stock Exchange, is a real estate development and management company that owns and operates commercial and industrial properties in Botswana which includes hotels, warehouses and factories. The focus of the company property portfolio is on industrial properties. Letlole La Rona Limited has thirteen industrial properties in its portfolio; as well as Moedi House which is a commercial property; Shoppers which is retail property; Red Square which is a residential development; and four hospitality properties which are Bosele Hotel, President Hotel, Cresta Lodge and Thapama Lodge. Letlole La Rona Limited is a subsidiary of Botswana Development Corporation Limited.last_img read more

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Pharma-Deko Plc (PHARMD.ng) HY2018 Interim Report

first_imgPharma-Deko Plc (PHARMD.ng) listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange under the Pharmaceuticals sector has released it’s 2018 interim results for the half year.For more information about Pharma-Deko Plc (PHARMD.ng) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Pharma-Deko Plc (PHARMD.ng) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Pharma-Deko Plc (PHARMD.ng)  2018 interim results for the half year.Company ProfilePharma-Deko Plc manufactures, packages and markets a range of pharmaceutical and consumer products in Nigeria. Pharmaceutical products include Parkalin cough syrup, Revitone blood tonic, Salins liniment, Hexdene mouth wash, Brett mouth wash, Omepraz, Pharmadec drops and syrups, Phardol suppository and drops, Amycin dry powder and capsules, Anuproct suppositories, Vitacee drops and syrups, Antasil tablets, garlic tablets, Amoquin anti-malarial tablets and Parkprim suspension and tablets. The company also produces and sells a non-sugar cream soda; and manufactures and packages pharmaceutical and consumer products under contract. Established in 1962 and formerly known as Parke-Davis & Company (US), the company changed its name to Pharma-Deko Limited in 1990. It is now known as Pharma-Deko Plc. The company head office is in Ogun State, Nigeria. Pharma-Deko Plc is listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchangelast_img read more

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The 2020 stock market crash could help you to get rich and retire early

first_img I’m sure you’ll agree that’s quite the statement from Motley Fool Co-Founder Tom Gardner.But since our US analyst team first recommended shares in this unique tech stock back in 2016, the value has soared.What’s more, we firmly believe there’s still plenty of upside in its future. In fact, even throughout the current coronavirus crisis, its performance has been beating Wall St expectations.And right now, we’re giving you a chance to discover exactly what has got our analysts all fired up about this niche industry phenomenon, in our FREE special report, A Top US Share From The Motley Fool. Renowned stock-picker Mark Rogers and his analyst team at The Motley Fool UK have named 6 shares that they believe UK investors should consider buying NOW.So if you’re looking for more stock ideas to try and best position your portfolio today, then it might be a good day for you. Because we’re offering a full 33% off your first year of membership to our flagship share-tipping service, backed by our ‘no quibbles’ 30-day subscription fee refund guarantee. Image source: Getty Images The 2020 stock market crash could help you to get rich and retire early See all posts by Peter Stephens Click here to claim your copy now — and we’ll tell you the name of this Top US Share… free of charge! Peter Stephens | Wednesday, 8th July, 2020 Simply click below to discover how you can take advantage of this. Our 6 ‘Best Buys Now’ Shares “This Stock Could Be Like Buying Amazon in 1997” Enter Your Email Address I would like to receive emails from you about product information and offers from The Fool and its business partners. Each of these emails will provide a link to unsubscribe from future emails. More information about how The Fool collects, stores, and handles personal data is available in its Privacy Statement. The 2020 stock market crash may have caused some investors to adopt a cautious attitude towards equities. However, buying stocks while they’re undervalued could be a means of generating high returns in the long run.The stock market has a strong track record of recovering from its downturns, and is likely to fully recoup its losses from earlier in 2020. Therefore, now could be the right time to buy a diverse range of stocks while many of them continue to offer good value for money, even after a recent rebound. They could improve your prospects of retiring early.5G is here – and shares of this ‘sleeping giant’ could be a great way for you to potentially profit!According to one leading industry firm, the 5G boom could create a global industry worth US$12.3 TRILLION out of thin air…And if you click here we’ll show you something that could be key to unlocking 5G’s full potential…Undervalued stocksEven though many share prices have experienced a recovery following the market crash, a number of stocks continue to offer wide margins of safety. Although they may reflect uncertain operating conditions, and could be deserved in some cases, many sound businesses appear to be currently undervalued.One reason for this could be that investor sentiment towards equities is weak. Therefore, even if a company has a solid financial position and a bright long-term outlook, it may be trading at a discount to its intrinsic value, due to downbeat investor sentiment towards the wider stock market.This could present a buying opportunity for long-term investors. Stocks could continue to be unpopular and undervalued for a period of time. But over the coming years, they’re likely to deliver strong recoveries that could boost your portfolio’s returns.Past recoveries after a market crashThe stock market has a consistent track record of recovery after every market crash it has experienced in its history. For example, in the 21st century it has fully recovered from major bear markets such as the tech bubble and the global financial crisis. That’s despite them causing a significant decline in investor sentiment and a recovery seeming very unlikely at the time.Therefore, a full recovery from the recent stock market decline seems to be highly likely over the long run. By positioning your portfolio in high-quality stocks now, you can maximise your capacity to benefit from a resurging stock market. That should come as investor sentiment and the performance of the economy gradually improve.Focusing on riskOf course, managing risk after a market crash is of great importance to every investor. Not every stock will survive what could be a challenging economic period. Therefore, it’s crucial to spread your capital across a wide range of businesses. These should trade in different regions and within multiple industries. This could reduce your exposure to any one business. It will also lower your risk of large losses should your holdings experience poor performances.Furthermore, buying financially-sound businesses with solid track records of delivering impressive performances during a variety of operating conditions could be a sound move. They may increase your chances of benefiting from rising valuations during a stock market recovery. 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DeSantis blames Florida’s COVID-19 surge on the young and the maskless

first_img The Anatomy of Fear Support conservation and fish with NEW Florida specialty license plate Protesters seen demonstrating during the protests for George Floyd on Monday, June 8, 2020, in Boca Raton, Fla. mpi04/MediaPunch / AP Please enter your comment! Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. By John Haughey | The Center SquareFlorida Gov. Ron DeSantis acknowledged Friday the state is seeing a COVID-19 resurgence, citing “erosions in social distancing, particularly among our younger generation” as primary contributors. Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter TAGSCOVID-19Governor Ron DeSantisPositive CasesResurgenceYounger GenerationYouth Previous articleFlorida Medical Assoc. releases statement on usage of face coverings to prevent further spread of COVID-19Next articleSeaWorld goes the extra step and partners with Orlando Health to make sure theme parks reopen and stay safe during COVID Denise Connell RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply Free webinar for job seekers on best interview answers, hosted by Goodwill June 11 Please enter your name here The Florida Department of Health’s (DOH) COVID-19 dashboard Friday afternoon reported the state has had 89,748 COVID-19 cases and 3,104 people have died from the disease.DOH reported nearly 3,400 new cases Thursday, setting another successive single-day record. New daily cases have topped 1,000 for 17 of the past 18 days.DeSantis expanded testing of asymptomatic people in random tests and, as people return to work, employer screenings. Data show the average age of a COVID-19 positive Floridian is 37 years old, far below the state’s median age.According to DOH, the average age of people who tested positive for COVID-19 last week in Broward County was 33 years old, 39 in Duval County, 31 in Hillsborough County, 29 in Orange County and 26 in Seminole County.That median age will “continue to go down based on what we have seen in the last few days,” DeSantis said, noting more than 60 percent of “new” positive cases over the past week are under 45 years old.“That is a big change from where we were at the end of March, the beginning of April. (Victims) were much older at that time,” DeSantis said, noting the “clinical consequences” of 100 COVID-19 diagnoses among nursing home residents would exceed those for 1,000 “low-risk” people under 30 testing positive.The rate of positive tests versus tests given for people in their 20s and 30s was more 10 percent the past week, DeSantis said.“That is something that we are keeping an eye on,” he said.Younger people getting tested more often as public health officials target asymptomatic people in random or employment-related screenings “is a good thing,” DeSantis said.“Obviously, there is a correlation” between mass demonstrations that swept through Florida the past two weeks and increased positivity among younger people, DeSantis said.TV media’s fixation with nationwide protests also may have contributed to higher youth positivity rates by offering “mixed messages,” DeSantis said, noting the same outlets that shamed “somebody for walking on the beach” praised protesters thronging together in demonstrations and forgoing “social distancing for social justice.”DeSantis said “massive” nationwide protests unfolded just as new case numbers among younger people in Florida began to increase, but he supports protesters exercising their Constitutional rights.“The Constitution is not suspended just because you have a pandemic,” he said, noting most Florida protests were peaceful.With a younger demographic the positive majority, DeSantis said, “You are definitely seeing a different question” about how to proceed.“You are not going to see the type of clinical consequences from this cohort that you would from a nursing home, but these people spread it throughout the community,” he said, calling for strict compliance with social distancing and hygiene protocols.“At the end of the day, we put out the CDC’s guidelines in May; wear a mask when you cannot social distance in a face-to-face business,” he said, noting he won’t issue any statewide compliance orders, leaving it to local governments to determine “what works well” on “their own trajectories.”Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Giménez said 300,000 people visited Miami in the past month and that it “cannot go back” to a stay-at-home shutdown.Giménez said enforcement of rules in his urban area’s reopening plan, which “took a lot of time to format,” is “the step we are going to take in Miami-Dade County.”“We’re going to be serious about the enforcement actions we take,” Giménez said. “Our concern is, obviously the younger you are, the less likely this can hurt you, but you can take it home to your grandparents.” You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address herelast_img read more

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House in the Orchard / ŠÉPKA ARCHITEKTI

first_img House in the Orchard / ŠÉPKA ARCHITEKTI Projects Photographs:  Tomáš Malý Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project Czech Republic Area:  80 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Houses Save this picture!© Tomáš Malý+ 47 Share CopyHouses•Prague, Czech Republic House in the Orchard / ŠÉPKA ARCHITEKTISave this projectSaveHouse in the Orchard / ŠÉPKA ARCHITEKTI Year:  Architects: ŠÉPKA ARCHITEKTI Area Area of this architecture projectcenter_img “COPY” ArchDaily Photographs ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/803824/house-in-the-orchard-sepka-architekti Clipboard Manufacturers: Fortna stav, Hobst, Pur-izolace, Truhlářství DavídekSave this picture!© Tomáš MalýRecommended ProductsWoodGustafsWood Veneered Wall & Ceiling PanelsWoodBruagBalcony BalustradesWoodSculptformTimber Click-on BattensWoodHESS TIMBERTimber – GLT HybridText description provided by the architects. On the northern sloping plot, from whence there is a beautiful view into the valley, there are now six fully grown trees. The proposed construction of a family house endeavours through its small size and character to integrate itself among these trees. In short, it would thus be possible to label the concept as a “house in an orchard”. Besides the influence of the garden, also the orientation and slope of the plot had a significant part in the shape and layout resolution.Save this picture!© Tomáš MalýSave this picture!SketchSave this picture!© Tomáš MalýThe view from the living room is pointed to the valley towards the Brook Rokytka, the other rooms are oriented to the east and south. Thanks to a skylight window, the living room, situated to the north, gains southern lighting as well.  The ground plan of the building comes from the circle, which on the south side shifts to the form of two squares, where the bedrooms, kitchen and bathrooms of the construction are located. The house is designed as a wooden house with reinforced concrete foundation, which is minimalized on the steep slope only to a concrete foot. Considering the difficult conditions, a classical foundation would be more demanding financially.Save this picture!© Tomáš MalýSave this picture!ModelSave this picture!© Tomáš MalýSave this picture!Ground Floor PlanSave this picture!© Tomáš MalýSave this picture!1st Floor PlanA steel footbridge works together and shapes the bracing of the structure in terms of the structural stability. The wooden construction was completely prepared as a whole in a computer. Before the implementation, the beams were precisely cut on a 3D milling machine and the construction was merely assembled like a construction set on site. The irregular shape of the building is divided into planar triangular spaces, which otherwise assure the structural stability’s solidity of the wooden construction and also allowed the placement of birch plywood boards. The wooden construction is recognized in the interior and from the outside the building is insulated with polyurethane with a top protective waterproof spray.Save this picture!© Tomáš MalýProject gallerySee allShow lessThe Unexpected Stories Behind 10 Skyscrapers That Were Actually BuiltArchitecture NewsWadi Penthouse / platauSelected Projects Share ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/803824/house-in-the-orchard-sepka-architekti Clipboard 2016 “COPY” CopyAbout this officeŠÉPKA ARCHITEKTIOfficeFollowProductsWoodConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesPragueCzech RepublicPublished on January 24, 2017Cite: “House in the Orchard / ŠÉPKA ARCHITEKTI” 24 Jan 2017. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Read commentsBrowse the CatalogPanels / Prefabricated AssembliesTechnowoodGRP Siding Façade SystemPlasticsMitrexSolar SidingMetal PanelsAurubisCopper Alloy: Nordic RoyalSystems / Prefabricated PanelsKalwall®Translucent WalkwaysPanels / Prefabricated AssembliesIsland Exterior FabricatorsSpecialty Facade SystemsLightsLouis PoulsenLamps – LP Slim BoxWoodBruagAcoustic Panels with LEDTiles / Mosaic / GresiteHisbalitMosaic Tiles – Palm SpringsMineral / Organic PaintsKEIMBlack Concrete – Concretal®-BlackSuspension SystemsMetawellAluminum Panels for Smart CeilingsDoorsGorter HatchesFloor Door – Fire RatedBricksDEPPEWaterstruck Bricks – 1622/1635ekws DFMore 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 streamlast_img read more

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Wanaka Wedge House / Actual Architecture

first_imgShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/957669/wanaka-wedge-house-actual-architecture Clipboard “COPY” Year:  2019 Wanaka Wedge House / Actual Architecture CopyHouses•New Zealand Save this picture!© Dennis Radermacher+ 40Curated by Paula Pintos Share Wanaka Wedge House / Actual ArchitectureSave this projectSaveWanaka Wedge House / Actual Architecture Area:  2575 ft² Year Completion year of this architecture project “COPY” Manufacturers: Escea, Fisher & Paykel, Foscarini, Colorcote, Easiroll, Haro Flooring, John Fairweather Specialty Timbers, Newtech ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/957669/wanaka-wedge-house-actual-architecture Clipboard Photographscenter_img ArchDaily Architects: Actual Architecture Area Area of this architecture project General Contractor: Matthew Colebrook Colebrook & Co. Ltd. Share Projects Design Principal:Jeffrey L. DayProject Team Prototype Design:Jeff DavisProject Team Revised Design:Dennis KrymuzaConstruction Documents / Permit:Ian PerryBuilding Engineer:Richards Consulting EngineersWood Supplier:John Fairweather Specialty Timber SolutionsCountry:New ZealandMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Dennis RadermacherRecommended ProductsFiber Cements / CementsRieder GroupFacade Panels – concrete skinFiber Cements / CementsDuctal®Ductal® Cladding Panels (EU)WoodGustafsWood Veneered Wall & Ceiling PanelsWindowsSolarluxSliding Window – CeroText description provided by the architects. Located on an isolated ridge facing the Southern Alps on New Zealand’s South Island, the 3-bedroom Wanaka Wedge House complements the dramatic Central Otago landscape. The geometric-primitive exterior form belies a complex and playful interior. Asymmetric window placement contrasts the simple shape of the house to respond to views and specific proportions of the interior spaces. The exterior of the main house ‘wedge’ is clad in dark gray, corrugated metal panels echoing the contemporary New Zealand vernacular. The contrasting cube of the garage and wine cellar is clad in light gray metal with a matching roof membrane.Save this picture!© Dennis RadermacherBoth colors had to pass strict planning and design guidelines specifying limits on albedo and hue. On the interior, a surface of custom-milled, locally-farmed Eucalyptus wraps certain floors, walls, and ceilings to thematically separate public and private spaces and lend warmth and dimension to the interior. Sliding panels, blind doors, and concealed hardware afford unexpected interior connections. White walls highlight a contemporary art collection and materials meet with simple reveals. Native grasses and plants are gradually restoring the landscape of this former sheep station.Save this picture!© Dennis RadermacherSave this picture!© Dennis RadermacherThe owners are accomplished international musicians (a conductor and a violinist) for whom refinement and precision in all aspects of design are of critical importance. For this couple, the Wanaka Wedge House is a sanctuary at the center of their busy lives in contemporary classical music. It is a place to refine their craft, cook, enjoy local wines, read, listen to music, showcase an extensive collection of contemporary New Zealand art, and contemplate one of the country’s most dramatic landscapes.Save this picture!© Dennis RadermacherSave this picture!SectionSave this picture!© Dennis RadermacherMost surprising is the process by which this home came to be. The Wedge House is a variant of a prototype designed by the architects to be adjusted for different sites, originating at a location on the coast of Maine. Here, site-specificity is reconsidered as the suitable matching of a prototype to site: generic shape as site adjusted architecture. For the owners, the prototype design with its already-completed design development drawings was a cost-saving measure. In this process, the architect is a product developer and site adjuster. The architect served as a design consultant throughout the process of site selection, prototype modification, finish detailing, and construction.Save this picture!© Dennis RadermacherSave this picture!Main floor planSave this picture!© Dennis RadermacherMaterials and systems were selected to meet sustainability targets and to satisfy design goals highlighting local finishes and craftspeople. The architects replaced the SIP walls of the prototype with a super-insulated wood-frame structure of LVL lumber to avoid the energy-intensive importation of materials. The polished concrete thermal-mass ground floor (featuring local river-stone aggregate) is heated in the winter with an efficient hydronic radiant system.Save this picture!© Dennis RadermacherThe wood-framed upper floor also includes radiant heat between joists. Windows on opposite sides of the narrow house afford natural ventilation during most days while a whole-house fan at the very top of the “wedge” can evacuate heat and pull cool air from the shaded bottom courtyard. Thermal performance exceeds New Zealand standards for a single-family house.Save this picture!© Dennis RadermacherProject gallerySee allShow less New Zealand Houses Photographs:  Dennis Radermacher Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project CopyAbout this officeActual ArchitectureOfficeFollow#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesOn FacebookNew ZealandPublished on March 01, 2021Cite: “Wanaka Wedge House / Actual Architecture” 01 Mar 2021. ArchDaily. Accessed 10 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogPanels / Prefabricated AssembliesTechnowoodGRP Siding Façade SystemGlassMitrexSolar GreenhouseMetal PanelsAurubisMill Finished Copper: Nordic StandardMetallicsHAVER & BOECKERArchitectural Wire Mesh – MULTI-BARRETTE 8130Enclosures / Double Skin FacadesIsland Exterior FabricatorsCurtain Wall Facade SystemsSealantsEffisusGutter Repair – TiteGutter3Aluminium CompositesSculptformAluminium Click-on BattensTiles / Mosaic / GresiteMargresPorcelain Tiles – Linea PrestigeMetallicsRHEINZINKZinc Roof Systems – Click Roll CapsTiles / Mosaic / GresiteTerrealTerracotta Cladding TileDoorsECLISSESliding Pocket Door – ECLISSE UnilateralWindowsJoskoWindows and Sliding Doors – ONE SeriesMore 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! 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OPD Honor Guard attends Big Bend memorial

first_imgLocal NewsLaw Enforcement The Odessa Police Department Honor Guard attended the Big Bend Area Law Enforcement Memorial today at Sul Ross State University. The memorial service was hosted by the Ector County Sheriff’s Office and Chief Gerke was the key note speaker. OPD Honor Guard attends Big Bend memorial Facebook Pinterest WhatsApp Twitter By Digital AIM Web Support – February 24, 2021 center_img Twitter TAGS  Pinterest WhatsApp Facebook Previous articlePort Houston Weathers Historic Winter StormNext articleWoman charged with choking and punching boyfriend Digital AIM Web Supportlast_img read more

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Mc Crossan says Strabane investments auger well for the future

first_img Facebook WhatsApp A West Tyrone MLA says recent investment announcements in Strabane could pave the way for more national and international companies to come in to the area.It’s been confirmed this week that Mc Donalds will be looking for 120 staff for its new premises which goes to construction next month. It had initially been expected that sixty jobs would be created, but that figure has now doubled.Meanwhile, the former Linton and Robinsons store, which has been vacant since 2013, has been purchased by House Proud Furnishings Ltd.Daniel Mc Crossan says given Strabane’s potential as a retail hub, these are significant developments……..Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/danielretail.wav00:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Pinterest Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Google+ Twitter Twitter By News Highland – August 15, 2017 Mc Crossan says Strabane investments auger well for the future Facebook Google+center_img RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Homepage BannerNews Pinterest Previous articleDepartment of Justice confirms new Letterkenny Courthouse will not have parkingNext articleEuropean Snooker Club Challenge in Letterkenny News Highland DL Debate – 24/05/21 Harps come back to win in Waterford News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th WhatsApp Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Journey home will be easier – Paul Hegarty last_img read more

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