Solar Tower / Ábalos+Sentkiewicz Arquitectos

first_imgShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/371164/solar-tower-abalos-sentkiewicz-arquitectos Clipboard Year:  Solar Tower / Ábalos+Sentkiewicz ArquitectosSave this projectSaveSolar Tower / Ábalos+Sentkiewicz Arquitectos Architects: Ábalos + Sentkiewicz arquitectos Area Area of this architecture project ArchDaily Year:  Social Housing Area:  10080 m² Area:  10080 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project “COPY” Save this picture!© José Hevia+ 9 Share Spain 2012 Solar Tower / Ábalos+Sentkiewicz Arquitectos CopySocial Housing•Valencia, Spain Projects ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/371164/solar-tower-abalos-sentkiewicz-arquitectos Clipboard CopyAbout this officeÁbalos + Sentkiewicz arquitectosOfficeFollowProductSteel#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureSocial HousingValenciaHousingSpainPublished on May 10, 2013Cite: “Solar Tower / Ábalos+Sentkiewicz Arquitectos” 10 May 2013. 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Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my stream Photographs photographs:  José HeviaPhotographs:  José HeviaStructural Engineering:Antoni Ortí, José Ramón SoléM/E Engineering:Paco Mora, Jose María BarredaQuality Surveyor:Enrique LlinaresConstruction:Grupo SecopsaRenderings:Ismael Martín, Luis Matanzo, José RodríguezModel:Jesús MedinaBidget:8.200.000 €Project Directors:Iñaki Ábalos, Renata SentkiewiczProject Team:Alfonso Miguel, Laura Torres, Jorge Álvarez-Builla, Víctor Garzón, Pablo de la Hoz, Ismael Martín, Luis Matanzo, Jens Richter, David Sobrino, José RodríguezCity:ValenciaCountry:SpainMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© José HeviaRecommended ProductsWindowsJansenWindows – Jansen-Economy 50Windowspanoramah!®ah! Noble MetalsHidden JointsFastmount®Large Panel Fastener – Stratlock RangeThe Solar Tower in Sociópolis, Valencia, is born out of the same initial sketch-idea as the La Chapelle Tower, in an attempt to move social housing away from the anonymous recurrent iconographies, exploring the possibilities of a tower which dematerializes at its top multiplying exterior and interior spaces with their own identity. The use of a reflective materiality and geometry with a growing curvilinear matrix, allows playing with the reflections, leading the look to the crucial point of a tall building, a model widely experimented in the American city, for which the Giralda Tower often served as a reference.Save this picture!© José Hevia The vertical typologies, while ensuring sun exposure, decisively promote cross ventilation, an environmental strategy that in the humid and sunny weather of Valencia becomes the essential passive strategy. At the same time, the financing of social housing which is based on the appropriate use of interior square meters makes almost unviable the strategies using spaces and intermediate filters. Save this picture!Floor Plans Linked to the understanding that the housing is rent based, where the costs of construction and especially the maintenance should be minimized, the most effective strategies and the ones that allow you to enjoy the panoramic views from the tower, ­are the ones that allow the reduction of heat gains through ventilated and reflective walls, intensify cross ventilation through the double orientation of the houses and tight proportioned, high thermal performance glass windows that can be opened in their full surface. Save this picture!© José Hevia The construction system, studied in detail by a physical analysis of the building, allows taking advantage of Valencia´s great periods of climatic comfort, an average of three hundred days of passive comfort in the houses. The reduction of costs due to rationalization of the facade allows the incorporation of an individual winter / summer acclimatization for extreme days (divided between calories and kilocalories to the average of fifty percent).This precise management of resources achieves an integral comfort with a minimal environmental impact and a maximum use of the physical and landscape characteristics of vertical construction. (The building has obtained the highest environmental IVE (Valencian institute of energy) profile qualification). Save this picture!© José HeviaDefinitely, the project seeks an agreement between the initial goal of providing a unique identity to the housing, and taking care of its comfort and maintenance result of a technical and thermodynamic lecture of the location, avoiding the classical “social” configurations, whether contained or from a metaphoric environmentalism.Project gallerySee allShow lessNext Landmark 2013 CompetitionEventTwo Islands Wins Inaugural Flat Lot Competition in FlintArchitecture NewsProject locationAddress:Valencia, Valencia, SpainLocation to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address. Share “COPY” 2012last_img read more

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What your credit union should know about military transitions

first_imgMilitary relief society4% Military chain of command5% Family and friends38% 13SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr,Anthony Hernandez Anthony Hernandez is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Defense Credit Union Council (DCUC).  He joined DCUC as its Chief Operating Officer in August 2016 and was selected … Web: www.dcuc.org Details The good news is that retiring military members tend to “push the button” several months ahead of actual retirement, usually 6-9 months in advance. This gives your credit union time to help your members develop a plan in terms of:Saving for the 45-days In Between Paychecks (in addition to everything else)Budgeting for Retired Pay (especially if cash flows are less in retirement)Restructuring or Prioritizing Debt Payments (pay off debts before retirement)Understanding and Improving Credit Scores (as income levels change)Fixing Credit Reporting Issues (e.g., Medical Debt due to Tri-Care errors)Getting Better Loan Rates (where your credit union should excel)Many other financial pressures affect our nation’s military members. Credit needs for first-termers, deployment pressures, military relocations, and wounded warrior/casualty affairs are some that come to mind. If you have questions, please do not hesitate to reach out to DCUC. In the meantime, we are thankful you are there to meet your member needs and further our credit union ideals. Military peers17%center_img Happy New Year CUInsight Readers!Before we talk about military transitions, we would like to extend a hearty thanks to all credit unions and credit union partners for serving our military and veteran communities! We are extremely grateful for all you do.Whether you work in a Defense Credit Union or not, America’s credit union system diligently serves our military members, veterans, and their families. By offering superior products, each of you is consistently the top choice in financial institutions for our military. We see evidence of this in countless posts on LinkedIn and Twitter, along with credit union press releases.As such, we would like to share some important insight in the new year and what happens throughout the military lifecycle. During my time in the military, each January seemed to be the ideal month for many of my colleagues to apply for military retirement. I “pushed the button” exactly four years ago, officially beginning my transition process after two years of planning. Outside of saving for the retirement ceremony, this simple act initiates several other financial impacts over the next several months. There are two main points to bear in mind for all credit unions.First, we all know that more people need financial education than ever before. A depressing statistic is a recent Federal Reserve report that found almost 40 percent of Americans would have to use additional sources of credit to cover a $400 emergency. Military members are no different. And while basic savings is always a challenge, there is a separate danger lurking as military members retire. That is the inescapable fact that all military members will go without a paycheck for approximately 45 days before their retired pay starts.This 45-day gap occurs because the Department of Defense withholds the last active duty paycheck to settle any outstanding travel or overpayment debts. Plus, for some reason, it takes longer than it should to transfer a servicemember’s personal information to the retired pay system. The result is approximately 45 days (or more) due to various levels of bureaucracy. Even though the member will eventually be paid, it still amounts to each member being several thousand dollars short in the interim.Yet, mortgage/rent, car loans, insurance, and other necessities must still be paid on time. The need to plan for this eventuality can be much higher than struggling to save $400 for a rainy day. Worse, if your military member is already struggling with financial hardships, it can strain or damage your relationship if/when they miss a loan payment or end up borrowing from a competitor at higher interest rates.It is also important for military members to realize when the first retirement check arrives, any selected benefits such as the Survivor Benefit Plan and Veterans Group Life Insurance along with any state income taxes are deducted automatically. It is surprising how many military members fail to factor in the cost of these benefits. Failing to plan for these expenses can put the member at serious financial risk seemingly without notice.In terms of what a military pension will pay for—if a military retiree is lucky, their monthly pension might cover rent and nothing else. Adding to this sudden financial adjustment is the fact that housing costs become real (e.g., no more non-taxable basic allowance for housing), and finding a job after twenty plus years in the military can take longer than expected. Credit union financial counselors need to be aware of these unique pressures to be proactive.Second, we all agree that credit unions offer great financial counseling and education. Here is where you can excel: understanding your military member’s transition and financial pressures (everything I described above) can help you better serve your brand-new “veterans;” build stronger member-trust; potentially offer additional products and services. Plus, credit unions already have the lion’s share of trust in the military.In a recent Military Saves Survey, we continue to see credit unions outpacing every other trusted source of financial information on the installation, including the chain of command.  This is not by accident—you earned it!Military Saves Survey Personal Financial Manager or family readiness program31% Banks or credit unions49% Non-profit / education organizations19%last_img read more

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Premier minors take on the Kingdom

first_imgWe will be going over to Killian Whelan and Brian Lacey for full live coverage at ten to twelve in association with Supermacs Tipperary Town plaza. Tipperary are led by their captain Danny Owens of Moyle Rovers when they face reigning All Ireland champions Kerry. The Tipperary minors have defeated Waterford and Clare in this years Championship while Kery saw off a fancied Cork team in their Munster semi final.Golden Kilfeacle native and Tipperary selector Shane Stapleton says Tipp will keep it tight and look for goals in Killarneylast_img

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