House on a Slope / Dellekamp Arquitectos

first_imgSave this picture!+ 10 Share ArchDaily ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/9322/house-on-a-slope-dellekamp-arquitectos Clipboard Mexico House on a Slope / Dellekamp Arquitectos House on a Slope / Dellekamp ArquitectosSave this projectSaveHouse on a Slope / Dellekamp Arquitectos “COPY” ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/9322/house-on-a-slope-dellekamp-arquitectos Clipboard CopyAbout this officeDellekamp ArquitectosOffice•••ProductsGlassSteel#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesMexico CityHousesMexicoPublished on November 24, 2008Cite: “House on a Slope / Dellekamp Arquitectos” 24 Nov 2008. ArchDaily. Accessed 12 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Read commentsBrowse the CatalogPartitionsSkyfoldVertically Folding Operable Walls – Classic™ SeriesVinyl Walls3MArchitectural Finishes DI-NOC in Ned Ludd Public HouseShower ColumnshansgroheOverhead ShowersWindowsKalwall®Kalwall® in Featherstone High SchoolLightsLouis PoulsenLamps – LP Slim BoxSealantsEffisusBi-adhesive Tape – 2BondDSConcrete FloorsSikaIndustrial Floor CoatingsPlantersJakobGreen Walls – GreenKitUrban ApplicationsPunto DesignPunto Benches and Litter Bins in Public Space ImprovementsPaintKEIMMineral Paint for Concrete – KEIM Concretal®-WArmchairs / Couches / Futons / PoufsFreifrauArmchair High – MarlaAcousticBASWA acousticThermal-Acoustic System – BASWA CoreMore 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 stream CopyHouses•Mexico City, Mexicocenter_img Houses 2003 “COPY” Projects Architects: Dellekamp Arquitectos Area Area of this architecture project Area:  130 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Text description provided by the architects. This 130m2 house is located on a rural area adjacent to Mexico City. Built with a budget of 60,000.00 USD the house employs standard materials and solutions as well as a simple structure. Save this picture!We placed the house looking to the west were the Izttlacihuatl and Popocatepetl volcanoes can be seen. The remaining three facades are solid to protect the interior from strong winds and assure privacy from the street at the lower level. Save this picture!The slope is reflected on the glassed facade in the area that is under ground, continuing with the vertical circulation that follows the inclination of the site. To the main volume we added a platform that connects the interior with the garden and allows to see the complete view of the city that continues to the the north. Save this picture!In order to accentuate the diagonal tensions of the topography and the house, the rectangles that conform the facades turned into triangles by simply painting them in two tones.Save this picture!Project gallerySee allShow lessMY PLAYGROUND: Urban DocumentaryArticlesNew “Cabaña” & Accesses to a Country house / Hidalgo HartmannSelected Projects Share Year: last_img read more

Report: No Immediate Impact on RMBS From Dorian

first_img Related Articles A new report by Fitch Ratings states that Hurricane Dorian is not expected to impact either commercial mortgage back securities (CMBS) or residential mortgage backed securities (RMBS) due to pool diversification, servicer advancing, and insurance coverage. Hurricane season, though, does bring severe storms that can impact loan performance. The report states that Fitch properties along the east and gulf coasts are susceptible to damage from hurricane or storm surges. Hurricane Dorian’s impact will be more modest than the hurricane season of 2017. Those hurricanes, most notably Harvey, Irma, and Maria, impacted residential mortgage performance temporarily, and delinquencies returned to pre-storm levels after 12 months. The impact of Hurricane Maria made mortgage delinquencies rise to 21.5% in November of 2017.It was reported earlier this year from the Insurance Journal that total losses from Hurricane Barry are expected to exceed $600 million. Additionally, public and private insurers paid out nearly $300 million according to the Aon Global Catastrophe Recap report.In a report earlier this year, CoreLogic reported that insured residential and commercial flood loss covered by the NFIP is estimated to be between $100 million and $200 million after Hurricane Barry, but 20% of residential flood loss is uninsured.CBS News reported that Hurricane Dorian made landfall Friday in North Carolina after being downgraded to a Category 1 storm. The storm has maximum winds of 90 mph and 350,000 residents in both North and South Carolina were without power. The storm’s eye came within 55 miles of Charleston, South Carolina, bringing heavy rain and wind gusts of more than 70 mph.Dorian’s strength has fallen dramatically after it ravaged the Bahamas for nearly two days as a Category 5 storm. The Washington Post reports that authorities three out of every four homes on Grand Bahama are underwater, and recovery “will cost billions of dollars.” The Post states that Prime Minister Hubert Minnis said Tuesday that the official death count has risen to seven, but expects that to increase as more of the damaged areas can be reached. “Parts of Abaco are decimated. There is severe flooding,” Minnis said. “There is severe damage to homes, businesses, other buildings and infrastructure.”Bahamas Deputy Prime Minister Peter Turnquest said the island’s infrastructure is “wrecked.” “With approximately 70% of the homes underwater, we anticipate tremendous social and economic dislocation and disruption in the short term,” Turnquest said in an interview with The Washington Post. “The mental health of those who have endured this monster storm is a priority concern of the government.  Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago September 6, 2019 1,019 Views  Print This Post Hurricane 2019-09-06 Mike Albanese The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Tagged with: Hurricane Share Save Report: No Immediate Impact on RMBS From Dorian Mike Albanese is a reporter for DS News and MReport. He is a University of Alabama graduate with a degree in journalism and a minor in communications. He has worked for publications—both print and online—covering numerous beats. A Connecticut native, Albanese currently resides in Lewisville. Home / Daily Dose / Report: No Immediate Impact on RMBS From Dorian About Author: Mike Albanesecenter_img Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Sign up for DS News Daily Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago in Daily Dose, Featured, Loss Mitigation, News Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Subscribe Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Previous: Efforts of Software Solutions Company Recognized Next: Aspen Grove to Honor Veterans Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago The Week Ahead: Nearing the Forbearance Exit 2 days agolast_img read more

Taking the strain

first_img Previous Article Next Article Comments are closed. A new European directive concerns the exposure of workers to risks arisingfrom vibration. It sets strict parameters and will give employers a kick startin how to deal with or renew provisions for the prevention of these types ofinjuries, by Linda Goldman and Joan Lewis Work-related upper limb disorder is back in the occupational healthheadlines. Hard on the heels of the UK miners winning their case forcompensation for injuries to their limbs resulting from exposure to vibrating andpounding machinery, a European directive on the very topic was adopted in Junethis year. The directive regulates the minimum health and safety requirements regardingthe exposure of workers to the risks arising from physical agents (vibration).Full details are available on the HSE website1 and it is expected that it willbe in force in the United Kingdom by 2005. It sets strict parameters for dealing with a specific aspect of work-relatedupper (and indeed, lower) limb disorders. The consultation period will startshortly and should give employers a kick-start in dealing with or renewingprovisions concerning prevention of these types of injuries. It is time to take a fresh look at some of the legal factors involved. A new slant on an old subject Repetitive limb movements are associated with muscle and joint strains, someof which result in long-term or permanent injury. The most extreme form ofrepetitive movement is that of vibration. People who use vibrating or pounding instruments are liable to suffer fromhand-arm vibration syndrome, also known as white finger, for obvious reasons.The condition which, in its mildest form, has an acute phase where circulationto toe(s) and/or finger(s) is halted temporarily as peripheral capillaries shutdown. The recovery phase is marked by an acutely uncomfortable sensation ofpins and needles. In its most serious form, the recovery period is delayed andmay result in an escalating series of problems ranging from loss of grip and,in its worst form, gangrene. The Health and Safety Executive reports that more than one million UKworkers are at risk due to exposure to vibration from the equipment they use atwork. The vibration may be subtle, as in the form of dental drills, or violentwith the catastrophic effects reported by miners in a long-standing series ofcases. Detailed information can be found on the white finger website2. Were it not for the potentially devastating effects of this painfulcondition, it would be on a lighter note that The Guardian newspaper recentlyreported that a 15-year-old Liverpool boy is a victim, having sustained hisinjuries playing computer games3. Vibration white finger is one of the multitude of disorders that affectpeople involved in the use of machinery or equipment, which either requiresrepetitive movements on the part of the operator or subjects the limbs of theoperator to transmitted movement. The legal framework People who suffer workplace injuries as a result of their employer’snegligence look for compensation from the wrongdoer. Under some circumstances,the State intervenes to administer punishment if injury is caused, or could becaused, by a faulty work procedure. Civil law has long imposed a duty of care on employers to ensure the health,safety and welfare of their employees in the workplace, and a correlative dutyon the employees not to undertake tasks or go about their jobs in such a way asto court risk. The common law duty, supported by the criminal law in the form of the Healthand Safety at Work Act 1974 and European-derived regulations, ensures that anyemployer who fails to provide a safe system of work and safe equipment will beliable to his employees who suffer injury as a result of that failure. The riskof injury must be reasonably foreseeable and, these days, should have beenidentified in a suitable and sufficient risk assessment under the Management ofHealth and Safety at Work Regulations. A risk that is not identifiable after aproper risk assessment may not have been reasonably foreseeable. The crucialfactor is whether the employer knew or ought to have known of the risk and tookreasonably practicable preventive steps. There is a correlative duty on the employee to take care of his own safetyand that of his fellow workers. This means that an employee should notundertake work that amounts to a risk, particularly if he has been forbiddenfrom doing a particular activity. For example, in 1953, Mr Stapley lost hisclaim for damages against his employer, Gypsum Mines Ltd, because his injurieswere sustained when he disobeyed an order to evacuate a mine whose roof wasabout to, and did, collapse. It follows that employees who work in excess of a work schedule, which mightotherwise have prevented them developing a work-related disorder, may have somedifficulty in establishing that their employer is liable. However, employerswill be liable if they have encouraged the breach of the rules, say by allowinga flexi-time person to work through designated breaks so that person can leavework early. New diseases for old The condition of writer’s cramp has been known since man first took up thequill. Then came a work system involving rapid input of data into computers anda more intensive use of keyboards than was ever known in the typewriter age. Inthe 1980s an epidemic of a condition known as repetitive strain injury – RSI –swept Australia. It was characterised by its lack of connection with anyformal, orthopaedic diagnosis and its generally poor prognosis. The constant feature was pain, although the site of the symptoms varied. Inthe 1990s, there were signs that the UK workforce would succumb. The mainvictims were young women working at data-input keyboards. The occupationalhealth profession was and remains concerned about dealing with diffuse symptomsarising from similar work processes involving upper limb and hand activity, inparticular. The feature of RSI was that it did not fit into the categories known tomedical science including syndromes named after tennis and golf but more likelyto be encountered in the workplace than on the playing field. Before the main impact of risk assessments and industry getting to grips, asit were, with the Health and Safety (Display Screen Equipment) Regulations,there were alarming signs of employers being unable to recognise that humanjoints and muscles needed as much loving care as the machinery that was causinginjuries. Equally alarming was the financial impact of the increasing volume oflitigation. The general flavour of the cases that have come to court is that a standardtextbook condition is needed for a claim to succeed. After that, causation mustbe proved on the balance of probabilities. In Sony v Rugamer the courtsrecently decided, although the House of Lords has yet to make a final decisionin the matter, that psychological overlay (which may be a feature ofintractable ‘RSI’ cases) is not a clinically recognised illness. Prevention The foundation of prevention is risk assessment. The HSE is increasinglyprosecuting people who have failed to carry out this essential duty. Aconviction in the criminal court is likely to increase the injured person’schance of success in their civil claim and will affect insurance premiums. The Vibration Directive will place a greater and much needed emphasis onprevention. The recent cases brought by sufferers from asbestos-relateddisease4 have created a landmark precedent. In people who have been exposed torisk by several employers, who have brought their cases before the court,liability has been shared by all those who might have been liable. Previously,the victim had to show which phase of work caused the problem and name thespecific employer who was directly responsible for the current medicalcondition. Linda Goldman is a barrister at 7 New Square, Lincoln’s Inn. She is headof training and education for ACT Associates & Virtual Personnel. JoanLewis is the senior consultant and director of Advisory, Consulting &Training Associates and Virtual Personnel, employment law and advisory serviceconsultancies and licensed by the General Council of the Bar in employmentmatters under BarDirect. 1. www.hse.gov.uk/hthdir/noframes/vibrat.htm2. www.whitefinger.co.uk3. www.shopping.guardian.co.uk4. www.bbc.co.uk/l/hi/health/1991023/stmA framework of preventionA famous case in 1993 concerning a group of chicken pluckers who contractedtenosynovitis was Mountenay (Hazzard) and others v Bernard Matthews (1993). The judge set out the following guidelines for employers tofollow to reduce the risk as far as reasonably practicable:– Warn of the risk– Enable employees to make an informed choice as to whetherthey will take the risk– Advise employees to take medical advice at the first sign ofaching wrists or hands– Provide mechanical assistance for squeezing movements– Gradually introduce new employees  to repetitive working movements– Rotate dutiesThat case was 10 years ago. What seemed like stunning insightsinto prevention are now commonplace. The approach to the European VibrationDirective should be followed in the same constructive light. Better to err onthe side of caution – saying you are sorry is very expensive these days.CasewatchPollitt v The Post Office (2001)A keyboard user performing data input on postcodes, about asrepetitive a strain as there can be, failed to persuade the court that theemployer was liable for the condition, described as RSI even though he had beentreated by neuroplasty for relief of his symptoms. Provided there is a recognisable diagnosis, the plaintiffs arelikely to be successful, as was seen in the Bernard Matthews case. However, inMughal v Reuters, about 10 years ago, the judge  said that the term RSI had been “subjected to a semantic andlogical demolition”, but continued to use it because the term had”achieved a life of its own”.Tovey v Inland Revenue (1996)Kathleen, a typist, settled her case against the Inland Revenuefor £82,000. She developed intractable RSI which prevented her from working,although her work had been carried out under supervision.Mulligan v Midland Bank (1997) Michelle Mulligan, a bank clerk, successfully sued the MidlandBank after developing tenosynovitis due to repetitive strains induced byexcessive amounts of typing. She was awarded £155,000 to cover loss of earningsand an award for the pain and suffering caused by her injury.Rance v Lomax Sayers Ltd (2001)The claimant handled plant pots in the course of his work,lifting them and moving them. He was diagnosed with tendonitis, lateral andmedial epicondylitis and ganglion. His claim succeeded.King v Coopers and Lybrand Ltd(2001)The claimant complained that she suffered diffuse pain causedby excessive typing on a computer keyboard but her claim for compensationfailed.The University of Loughborough hasa register of all the recent cases on www.lboro.ac.uk-db/sumjudg.htm  but does not show the amounts of damagesawarded in the successful cases. Where damages have been awarded in public, itmay be possible to find the information from the court or the local newspapers. Taking the strainOn 1 Oct 2002 in Personnel Today Related posts:No related photos.last_img read more

Fans flock to vigils nationwide for Kobe Bryant

first_img FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailAzmi Tuncel/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) — Vigils are popping up around the nation as fans mourn the loss of basketball legend Kobe Bryant.Dozens of people began to gather on an intersection near the site of the crash in Calabasas Sunday afternoon, as well as at the Staples Center in downtown Los Angeles, where Bryant played for years.Devastated fans gathered around a makeshift memorial for Bryant outside the arena, mingling with those who were showing up for the Grammy Awards.“I’m literally in STAPLES Center right now. Everyone has the same look of loss right now. We’re all zombies. Surreal doesn’t even begin to describe what it feels like,” ESPN senior writer Justin Tinsley, tweeted.Others tried to catch a glimpse of the crash site, high in the Calabasas hills, cordoned off by firefighters. Nonetheless, many showed up in No. 24 jerseys hoping to pay tribute to their favorite player.In New York, the Knicks held a moment of silence for Kobe Bryant at Madison Square Garden that lasted 24 seconds, in honor of Bryant’s uniform number. The MSG crowd broke out in a loud “Kobe” chant after the 24 seconds of silence. Outside, Bryant was shown on the marquee.The Raptors and Spurs did the same before their game earlier Sunday.Flowers and a basketball have been left at a memorial outside Lower Merion High School in Ardmore, Pennsylvania, outside Philadelphia, where Bryant played basketball as a high school student before leaping straight to the NBA. The school’s gymnasium is named after Bryant.“The Lower Merion School District community is deeply saddened to learn of the sudden passing of one our most illustrious alumni, Kobe Bryant,” Amy Buckman, director of School and Community Relations for Lower Merion School District, said outside the school Sunday afternoon.Copyright © 2020, ABC Audio. All rights reserved. January 27, 2020 /Sports News – National Fans flock to vigils nationwide for Kobe Bryant Beau Lundcenter_img Written bylast_img read more

Checking in with Broome County District Attorney Michael Korchak on his first, full day

first_imgBroome County District Attorney Michael Korchak said Wednesday he is settling well into his new job. BINGHAMTON (WBNG) — 12 News checked in with newly sworn-in Broome County District Attorney Michael Korchak on his first, full day on the job. Korchak says his major focus is on the work ahead of him. He says his responsibilities moving from Broome County Chief Assistant District Attorney to district attorney have changed, saying, “Now I’m overseeing a lot more people and there’s a lot more moving parts and we have some people coming into the office, we had a couple people leave the office, so there’s a lot of changes that are taking place in the Broome County D.A.’s Office.” “It was a smooth transition with Steve Cornwell, he left me a great staff in place so I’m really looking forward to getting to the task at hand and that’s serving the people of Broome County as their D.A.,” said Korchak.center_img “We have all these new laws that were implemented at the stroke of midnight on New Year’s, bail reform act, discovery reform act,” he said. “It’s finally over, I can finally settle into the job that I always wanted to do, and that’s serve the people of Broome County as their district attorney and help protect the community, work closely with law enforcement and do what we can for the crime victims in the area.” And he’s looking forward to the future.last_img read more