Águas Claras Residence / Rodrigo Simão Arquitetura

first_img Houses Area:  1700 ft² Year Completion year of this architecture project Manufacturers: Brasilit, Laminação Guanabara, Marmoraria Nossa As. Do Amor Divino, Petromix, Plainco, Satyro Construtora, Serralheria Marcondes, Vidraçaria BassousStructural Engineering Concrete Structure:José Luis Peixoto EngenhariaManagement / Coordination:José Luis Peixoto Engenharia /Rodrigo Simão ArquiteturaFoundation Project:José Luis Peixoto EngenhariaLighting Design:Rodrigo Simão ArquiteturaInterior Design:Rodrigo Simão Arquitetura e Katharina WelperLandscaping:Rodrigo Simão ArquiteturaHydraulic / Electrical Installations Projects:José Luis Peixoto EngenhariaCity:PetrópolisCountry:BrazilMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© André NazarethRecommended ProductsBlinds / Mosquito Nets / CurtainsBANDALUXConcealed Blind System – One-BoxConcreteKrytonConcrete Hardening – Hard-CemDoorsSaliceSliding Door System – Slider S20DoorsStudcoAccess Panels – AccessDorText description provided by the architects. A house conceived as a contemplation platform, wide open to the views and to maximize sunlight, so vital in a mountain climate.Save this picture!© André NazarethThe whole house develops in one level, suspended from the ground, protected by a generous overhanging roof, accessed through a stone floor forecourt, avoiding rain water, so intense in the region, keeping the house free from moisture.Save this picture!© André NazarethSave this picture!PlantaSave this picture!© André NazarethThe steel structure made possible spans such as 8,40m, allowing wide opening windows (up to 60% of the span), creating open spaces in dialogue with the garden and the beautiful landscape of the region.Save this picture!© André NazarethIn the same way, living room and kitchen are integrated with the wood oven contributing to the thermal functionality of the house and the big refectory table extending the pleasure of cooking and being at the table to the rest of the house.Save this picture!© André NazarethThe flooring in most of the house is polished concrete, from the slab itself. Polished in the act of concreting – usually used in industries and gas stations because of its high impact and abrasion  resistance, has smooth and hygienic finish.This option results in a huge economy of construction phases and materials, besides being an extremely perennial low cost solution.Built through a CEF (Caixa Econômica Federal) financing program, by a couple who personally managed the construction process, hiring an architect, an engineer and a construction firm.Save this picture!© André NazarethThey couple was very successful in coordinating building and payment cronogram in a very complex process of building phases, receiving regular inspections and receiving the financing parcels.Save this picture!Rear viewOptimization and feasibility where a central focus of the design, without compromising the quality of the finishings and perenniality.Save this picture!© André NazarethThe concepts of an open space, the use of materials in their natural form and integration with nature seek to inspire in the family simplicity and a functional and integrated lifestyle.Project gallerySee allShow lessXiake Island Eco City Exhibition Center / SHUISHISelected ProjectsCasa Haus III / Staudt ArquitecturaSelected Projects Share Águas Claras Residence / Rodrigo Simão Arquitetura Brazil “COPY” Architects: Rodrigo Simão Arquitetura Area Area of this architecture project ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/939391/aguas-claras-residence-rodrigo-simao-arquitetura Clipboard ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/939391/aguas-claras-residence-rodrigo-simao-arquitetura Clipboard ArchDaily Águas Claras Residence / Rodrigo Simão ArquiteturaSave this projectSaveÁguas Claras Residence / Rodrigo Simão Arquiteturacenter_img CopyHouses•Petrópolis, Brazil Photographs:  André Nazareth, Antonio Garcia Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project Projects Year:  Photographs 2015 Save this picture!© André Nazareth+ 28Curated by Matheus Pereira Share “COPY” CopyAbout this officeRodrigo Simão ArquiteturaOfficeFollowProductsGlassSteelConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesPetrópolisBrazilPublished on May 13, 2020Cite: “Águas Claras Residence / Rodrigo Simão Arquitetura” [Residência Águas Claras / Rodrigo Simão Arquitetura] 13 May 2020. 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Summer of struggle for Pardew

first_img He could be forgiven for feeling sorry for himself, but the former Reading, West Ham, Charlton and Southampton boss is hoping there are brighter days ahead. Asked how he maintains his own spirits, he replied with a smile: “I try to get some sleep when I can. “But the spirits are always lifted by the fans. To walk out at Morecambe and let’s be honest, half of it was Newcastle United fans coming to watch it, and if that can’t energise you, nothing will.” Pardew hopes to be able to unleash his one summer acquisition to date, Loic Remy, at some point on Saturday with the Frenchman having now trained with his new team-mates after shaking off the calf injury he was suffering with when he arrived from QPR on a season-long loan deal. Fulham were the last side to lose at St James’ Park in April with Papiss Cisse’s last-gasp winner, which prompted Pardew to leap into the embraces of delighted fans in the stands, proving crucial in their ultimately successful fight for survival. The Senegal international has not scored a league goal since and improving the supply lines to him is a priority. Pardew said: “Looking at the team, I am really looking to try to help Papiss a little bit more in terms of his service, and it’s something we will be working on.” The 52-year-old has had to contend with the controversial appointment of director of football Joe Kinnear, continued speculation over the future of French midfielder Yohan Cabaye, a frustrating lack of signings to date and a distinctly ordinary opening to the new campaign on the pitch. That combination of factors would have been difficult enough to deal with had Pardew not ended last season fighting for his job with both owner Mike Ashley and the club’s fans less than impressed with a 16th-placed Barclays Premier League finish. Newcastle manager Alan Pardew admits another turbulent transfer window and a tough start to the season have taken their toll on him. While he insists the events of the last few weeks have not really come as a surprise to him, he is hoping his fortunes will take a significant turn for the better as he prepares for Fulham’s visit to St James’ Park on Saturday and Monday’s transfer deadline. Pardew said: “If I had been asked during the summer what would pre-season be like, I would have suggested not too dissimilar to how it’s been. “We had a tough start in terms of Manchester City away with a new manager, and also you could almost sense that one or two of our players would be involved in this window, so I kind of sensed it was coming. “But that doesn’t mean to say it hasn’t been difficult, because it has. “It has been a very difficult period and if we can get a win on Saturday and get through to Monday with one or two additions, I will be very, very pleased.” A crushing 4-0 defeat at the Etihad Stadium was followed by a dispiriting 0-0 home draw with West Ham, and Wednesday night’s 2-0 Capital One Cup victory at League Two Morecambe came courtesy largely of Pardew’s understudies and was less convincing than the scoreline suggests. But the uncertainty of Cabaye’s future – the France international has been told he is expected to be available for selection against Fulham after sitting out the opening three games – has proved draining with Arsenal’s second bid having been firmly rejected, but the Magpies are awaiting a response with time running down. Pardew could yet lose arguably his most influential performer to the Gunners and face the task of replacing him in what remains of the summer window, while his hopes of landing two more “flair” players lie in Kinnear’s hands. Press Associationlast_img read more

Local Curves facility invests in new technology

first_imgCurves, the workout facility specifically for women, is being heralded for its innovative technological advancements. The investment is sure to streamline operations and offer so much more value for clients.   The Grand Forks location has fully implemented a new computerized personal trainer. Called CurvesSmart, this revolutionary personal training equipment follows each individual client, alters the intensity of specific exercise machines, and produces an easy-to-understand printout displaying areas of strength, improvement, and focus.   Each workout machine has a monitor which records information about energy level and range of motion. It sends that information into computer software to plot basic info like number of calories burned, but also whereabouts on your body lay strengths, and which muscle groups need improvements.   “This new technology is so in tune with the client, that it can tell if an injury is inhibiting range of motion on a particular workout. It recognizes it (the injury), formulates a strategy to slowly improve that overall area and helps overcome deficiencies,” explains Curves of Grand Forks owner Myrna Logan. Logan is thoroughly impressed with the system, not because of how proficient it is at the job, but because, “People are always happy with results. The CurvesSmart system is providing a way to track and improve fitness results.”   Manager Sonya Wood is in agreement. “It’s been kicking butt,” she exclaims, “It’s kicked my butt!” The monitor sends the information to computer software, but also doubles as a motivator. Like a stoplight, there is a lighted system on each monitor letting the individual know whether they are failing in red, to pick it up in yellow or stay in the green. “We go for green; and by always attempting to achieve that peak point, the workout is so much more intensified,” Wood explains.   Sceptics shouldn’t be alarmed at the motivating function. There are four general levels of intensity to begin with, and CurvesSmart will work with the individual within those parameters to maximize that level of fitness. If underachieving, the client will return to a lighter workout; if overachieving, the client is bumped up into the next class.   “This system is a highly skilled personal trainer without the expense,” acknowledges Logan. “Our membership monthly rate is comparable to an hourly rate for a human trainer.”  So confident are the staff at Curves that women will identify with the circuit and the new CurvesSmart system, they are offering free demonstrations all month. Interested women should call 250-442-8946 to book an appointment for a guided tour and demonstration.last_img read more