Whitehall Road Residence / B.E ARCHITECTURE

first_img “COPY” Photographs Houses Whitehall Road Residence / B.E ARCHITECTURESave this projectSaveWhitehall Road Residence / B.E ARCHITECTURE Projects Year:  CopyHouses•Flinders, Australia 2013 ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/627799/whitehall-road-residence-jon-boucher Clipboard Save this picture!© Peter Clarke+ 14 Share “COPY” CopyAbout this officeB.E ArchitectureOfficeFollowProductsWoodStone#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesFlindersB.E ARCHITECTUREHousesAustraliaPublished on May 07, 2015Cite: “Whitehall Road Residence / B.E ARCHITECTURE” 07 May 2015. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Read commentsBrowse the CatalogVentilated / Double Skin FacadeTechnowoodClick Façade SystemWindowsMitrexSolar WindowMetal PanelsAurubisOxidized Copper: Nordic BrownAcousticKvadrat AcousticsAcoustic Panel System in AMOREPACIFIC HeadquartersStonesCosentinoSilestone® Surfaces – Loft SeriesWoodLunawoodThermo Timber and Industrial ThermowoodLightsLouis PoulsenOutdoor Lighting – Flindt PlazaTiles / Mosaic / GresiteLove TilesPorcelain Tiles – NestAluminium CompositesMetawellAluminum Panels for Interior DesignMetallicsRHEINZINKZinc Roof Systems – Double Lock Standing SeamStoolsWilkhahnOffice Stool – Aline-SBulbs / Spots / Wall LightsUniosHorticultural Luminaire – Kobe FloMore products »Read commentsSave想阅读文章的中文版本吗?白厅路别墅 / B.E Architecture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 ArchDaily Architects: B.E Architecture Area Area of this architecture project Year:  Area:  740 ft² Area:  740 ft² Year Completion year of this architecture project ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/627799/whitehall-road-residence-jon-boucher Clipboard Australia Whitehall Road Residence / B.E ARCHITECTURE photographs:  Peter ClarkePhotographs:  Peter Clarke Design Director:Broderick ElyProject Architect:Andrew PivaBuilder:Good ConstructionsArchitect In Charge:Jon BoucherCity:FlindersCountry:AustraliaMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Peter ClarkeRecommended ProductsDoorsdormakabaEntrance Doors – Revolving Door 4000 SeriesWoodStructureCraftEngineering – Architectural & FreeformDoorsGorter HatchesRoof Hatch – RHT AluminiumWoodGustafsWood Veneered Wall & Ceiling PanelsText description provided by the architects. The house at Whitehall Road is positioned at the crest of a hill, to take advantage of sweeping views of the surrounding landscape. A grove of mature gum trees inform the location of the house; their tall and slender trunks countering the low horizontality of the building and providing shade to the pool and deck areas.Save this picture!© Peter ClarkeThe overriding gesture of the building is the massive drystone wall running the full length of the house. It is cut into the earth, at once anchoring the house and countering the exposure of the site.Save this picture!Ground Floor PlanOrientated to follow the drystone wall, the house is a series of rectilinear pavilions. Downplaying the scale of the five bedroom house, the pavilions allow for a variety of outdoor, indoor and interstitial spaces. The character of the interstitial spaces is further emphasised through the use of fully retractable glazing and delicate cane screening.Save this picture!© Peter ClarkeStone, timber, glass and render are the predominant materials. The heaviness and solidity of the stone and the scale of the timber sections provide a strong contrast to the large expanses of glass which feature throughout. Sightlines are carefully coordinated with the glazing in a sequenced revealing of the vast landscape.Save this picture!© Peter ClarkeProject gallerySee allShow lessArchDaily Founders to Discuss Globalization and “Going Viral” at AIA Convention 2015EventBIG and Heatherwick’s Futuristic Google HQ Proposal Loses to LinkedInArchitecture News Share 2013last_img read more

New Research on Same-Sex Households Reveals Kids Do Best With Mom and Dad

first_imgPublic Discourse 10 February 2015A new study published in the February 2015 issue of the British Journal of Education, Society, and Behavioural Science appears to be the largest yet on the matter of same-sex households and children’s emotional outcomes. It analyzed 512 children of same-sex parents, drawn from a pool of over 207,000 respondents who participated in the (US) National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) at some point between 1997 and 2013.Results reveal that, on eight out of twelve psychometric measures, the risk of clinical emotional problems, developmental problems, or use of mental health treatment services is nearly double among those with same-sex parents when contrasted with children of opposite-sex parents. The estimate of serious child emotional problems in children with same-sex parents is 17 percent, compared with 7 percent among opposite-sex parents, after adjusting for age, race, gender, and parent’s education and income. Rates of ADHD were higher as well—15.5 compared to 7.1 percent. The same is true for learning disabilities: 14.1 vs. 8 percent.The study’s author, sociologist Paul Sullins, assessed a variety of different hypotheses about the differences, including comparative residential stability, experience of stigma or bullying, parental emotional problems (6.1 percent among same-sex parents vs. 3.4 percent among opposite-sex ones), and biological attachment. Each of these factors predictably aggravated children’s emotional health, but only the last of these—biological parentage—accounted for nearly all of the variation in emotional problems. While adopted children are at higher risk of emotional problems overall, being adopted did not account for the differences between children in same-sex and opposite-sex households. It’s also worth noting that while being bullied clearly aggravates emotional health, there was no difference in self-reported experience of having been bullied between the children of same-sex and opposite-sex parents.Vocal critics, soon to emerge, will likely home in on the explanatory mechanism—the fact that two mothers or two fathers can’t possibly both enjoy a biological connection to a child—in suggesting the results of the study reveal nothing of value about same-sex households with children. On the contrary, the study reveals a great deal. Namely, there is no equivalent replacement for the enduring gift to a child that a married biological mother and father offer. It’s no guarantee of success. It’s not always possible. But the odds of emotional struggle at least double without it. Some critics might attribute the emotional health differences to the realities of “adoption by strangers,” but the vast majority of same-sex couples in the NHIS exhibited one parent with a biological relationship with the child.Even research on “planned” same-sex families—those created using assisted reproductive technology (ART)—reveals the significance of biological ties.http://www.thepublicdiscourse.com/2015/02/14417/?utm_source=Blog+Subscribers&utm_campaign=c86f152311-RSS_EMAIL_CAMPAIGN&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_fdeedda8f0-c86f152311-102141473last_img read more

NCAA penalizes Orange men’s basketball due to failure to meet Academic Progress standards

first_imgThe early exits of Jonny Flynn, Eric Devendorf and Paul Harris were supposed to have a different kind of effect on the Syracuse men’s basketball program. Left for dead after the trio departed last spring, the Orange didn’t miss a beat on the court or in the win column this past season. But on Wednesday, Jim Boeheim’s program finally took a hit from their departure. One year after the three left SU to pursue professional careers prior to exhausting their collegiate eligibility, the Syracuse men’s basketball program was penalized following Wednesday’s release of the NCAA’s latest annual Academic Progress Rate report. After failing to meet the minimum academic standards required by the APR, the men’s basketball program was docked two scholarships. The APR measures the classroom performance of every Division I team. The SU men’s basketball team scored 912, below the necessary 925, for the first time in program history. In a statement on the university’s athletic web site, Boeheim suggested the primary reason for the low performance was due to Flynn, Devendorf and Harris leaving school early. AdvertisementThis is placeholder text‘We have always been above the APR standard since it was implemented,’ he said in the statement. ‘We had three students leave school early to pursue professional basketball careers last spring, and that is difficult to overcome.’Along with Colorado, Syracuse was just one of two basketball schools from BCS conferences that failed to meet the academic standards. Colorado lost one scholarship in men’s basketball and five in football. Last year, the men’s basketball teams at Purdue, Ohio State, Tennessee, Indiana and Georgia Tech lost scholarships.Boeheim said in a statement that in anticipation of the restrictions, his program already took the scholarship penalty during the 2009-10 academic year. This season, the Orange had just 11 players on scholarship, two fewer than the NCAA maximum of 13. In the previous three years, the basketball program has received APR scores of 948, 955 and 932, respectively. Boeheim said he anticipates the team will be back above the APR standard when the next report is compiled.The NCAA annually calculates an APR for every team at every Division I school, using data collected over a rolling four-year period. Teams can receive two points per player, one for retaining the athlete in school and another if the athlete makes successful progress toward a degree that year.A team’s APR can drop if a player leaves school while in poor academic standing. NCAA spokesman Erik Christianson hinted in an email to The Daily Orange that early defections to the NBA aren’t necessarily a legitimate excuse for low performance. In fact, he said, the APR program allows for student-athletes to leave early to play professionally without their school being penalized. ‘If a student-athlete is in good academic standing and leaves school early to pursue a professional career in athletics, the team receives one point for academic achievement but is not penalized a retention point,’ Christianson said. ‘In other words, the team receives 100 percent of the points available and the team is not penalized.’Following the 2004-05 academic year, for example, North Carolina surpassed the academic threshold despite losing four players early to the NBA draft. Other schools in the past — including Duke following the 2001-02 academic year — have had multiple players depart the program early and have avoided being penalized.Despite the performance of the men’s basketball program, 13 of 19 Syracuse athletic teams recorded an APR that rated higher than the national average in their respective sports. The Orange men’s and women’s cross country teams both recorded a perfect score of 1,000, ranking in the top 10 percent nationally for the fourth year in a row. Additionally, more than 57 percent of Syracuse’s student-athletes achieved at least a 3.0 grade point average during the spring semester. The grade point average of the 557 student-athletes during the spring semester was 3.01.‘Our student-athletes continue to perform exceptionally in the classroom,’ Gross said in a statement. ‘We are proud of their academic accomplishments and the continued success as far as graduating and performing at the highest level of NCAA competition. It’s good to know we remain one of the top institutions in the country as far as academics and athletic performance combined.’[email protected]— Asst. Copy Editor Michael Cohen contributed reporting to this story. Facebook Twitter Google+ Commentscenter_img Published on June 9, 2010 at 12:00 pmlast_img read more