Box House / Studio Bark

first_img Engineering:Structure WorkshopConsultants:Cut & ConstructCity:BicesterCountry:United KingdomMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Lenny CoddRecommended ProductsWindowsKalwall®Facades – Window ReplacementsWoodAccoyaAccoya® Cladding, Siding & FacadesWoodGustafsWood Veneered Wall & Ceiling PanelsDoorsLinvisibileLinvisibile Curved Hinged Door | AlbaText description provided by the architects. Box House is one of 10 pioneering self-built houses, built at Graven Hill in Bicester: a development which will eventually comprise 1900 Custom and Self Build (CSB) homes. The Graven Hill development is of national significance, a ‘vanguard’ project helping to meet the government’s commitment to doubling the number of CSB Homes by 2020. Box House featured on the new Grand Designs spin-off (known as Grand Designs: The Street) in April 2019.Save this picture!© Lenny CoddCSB housing is a spectrum, from true ‘Self-build’, where the client physically builds the house themselves, to ‘custom build’, where the client has design input to an externally procured construction. The young clients for this site were stuck in the middle. They did not have the budget to pay for an external contractor, nor the specialist skills to lead the build process themselves.  Save this picture!Floor plansSave this picture!SectionsAs a direct response to this brief, Studio Bark developed an innovative system of flat-pack timber building boxes, known as U-Build. The box modules were simple enough to be built by the client, but complex enough to perform the many requirements of a building envelope, and meet the stringent tests of the structural warranty provider. The flat-pack U-Build system is modular, flexible and can be ‘nested’ onto standard sheets of plywood, resulting in minimal wastage.Save this picture!© Lenny CoddSave this picture!© Lenny CoddThe two bedroom, 95 sqm house took around 100 cutting hours in total. The project was constructed solely using manual handling techniques by the client with the assistance of Studio Bark and a small team of architecture students.Save this picture!© Lenny CoddProject gallerySee allShow lessA Pop of Color on Public SpacesArticlesNeo Geo Business Center Interiors / T+T ArchitectsSelected Projects Share ArchDaily ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard Box House / Studio Bark United Kingdom Manufacturers: Illbruck, Osmo, Spectrum Lighting, Crendon Timber, Eco Green Roofs, Oxford Solar PV, Really, Sarnafil, Wessex Biofuels CopyHouses, Houses Interiors•Bicester, United Kingdom ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard Year:  “COPY” Lead Architects: 2018 Photographs:  Lenny Codd Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project Studio Bark Architects Box House / Studio BarkSave this projectSaveBox House / Studio Bark Save this picture!© Lenny Codd+ 18Curated by Paula Pintos Share Houses Photographs Architects: Studio Bark Area Area of this architecture project Area:  95 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Projects “COPY” CopyAbout this officeStudio BarkOfficeFollowProductWood#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesInterior DesignResidential InteriorsHouse InteriorsEnglandBicesterUnited KingdomPublished on June 29, 2019Cite: “Box House / Studio Bark” 29 Jun 2019. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogFaucets / SinkshansgroheKitchen SinksGlass3MSun Control Window Film in MarkthalPartitionsSkyfoldIntegrating Operable Walls in a SpaceRetractable StructuresShadeFXRetractable Canopies in Beverly HillsPanels / Prefabricated AssembliesIsland Exterior FabricatorsSpecialty Facade SystemsWoodSculptformTimber Tongue and Groove CladdingSkylightsVELUX CommercialLonglight 5-30° – Modular SkylightsBars / Wire / MeshJakobWebnet – Sports NetSuspension SystemsMetawellAluminum Panels for Ceiling SailsMineral / Organic PaintsKEIMTiO2-free Mineral Paint – Soldalit®-ArteHanging LampsLuminisPendant Lights – HollowcoreHandicap BathroomAamsco Lighting, Inc.Mirror-Lux LED Illuminated MirrorMore 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! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my streamlast_img read more

Stetson finds himself quarantined abroad

first_img The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits For nearly a year, Scott Stetson, a former Trojan, has been on a journey of self-discovery that led him to explore South America. He happened to be in Argentina in late February and early March, at the time when COVID-19 began to dominate the news headlines. And, also impact how he completed the rest of his journey.“It had come highly probable that there would be a pandemic but my thoughts in those moments  were that it would be worse in the United States than in South America where there were only a handful of cases at the time,” Stetson said. “I was not in an urgency to come home and wanted to continue my travels as I had already made reservations in certain places in Chile. I don’t have United States health insurance so I didn’t want to be put in a situation with a very expensive medical bill. My coverage was for international only.  Plus, if things were to really get bad, which they did, then my idea was that I would quarantine myself on a beautiful island in Chile called Isla Grande de Chiloe. I would mediate and play the guitar and exercise until the world appeared normal again.”However, Stetson didn’t get to that beautiful island in Chile.“Events seem to move very quickly in mid-March as governments around the world began to announce their responses,” Stetson said. “I had a bus ticket for March 20, from Mendoza Argentina to Santiago de Chile and would then fly to Puerto Montt where I would make it over to Isla Grande.” Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Patriot Health ZoneHave an Enlarged Prostate? 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We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Stetson finds himself quarantined abroad Email the author By Jaine Treadwell By The Penny Hoarder Sponsored Content Book Nook to reopen You Might Like “However, there was a second flight out of Buenos Aires on April 25 through an airline known as Eastern. Despite its availability, I chose to stay in Mendoza mostly because I had made up my mind to bunker down here. Everything is so fluid and there is so much uncertainty, the flights are a couple of thousand dollars to fly back to Miami, and you have to book special transportation to cross the country that is also expensive. Because my Airbnb, where I stay alone, is safe and has what I need, my decision was to wait and hope better transportation options would be available sometime in May.”However, there are still many unknowns.“The quarantine has been extended here in Argentina until May 10,” Stetson said. “I’ll be looking for flights to repatriate after that date as I’ve paid rent to stay where I am until that time. The biggest downside is being alone with no human contact for over a month now. I can walk a few blocks to the supermarket and get things to eat and also call uber eats for delivery. I occupy my time studying Spanish, doing home exercises and reading news that stresses me out about the world we live in.” Latest Stories Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Skip Published 8:15 pm Tuesday, April 28, 2020 As is with the best laid plans of mice and men, Stetson’s plan quickly fell apart.“While still only  having just a few cases of COVID-19 in the country, the Argentina wanted to spare little chance of an epidemic and they mandated a nationwide lockdown and quarantine,” Stetson said. All domestic flights and cross country buses were canceled and borders were closed. Most of South America followed suit, with the exception of Brazil. “I underestimated the strict response. I assumed that we’d at least be able to enjoy the beautiful fall weather in Mendoza and go to the parks, exercise, move about,” Stetson said. “At this point I’ve been playing a waiting game.The first repatriation flight in March, through Ethiopian Airlines, was canceled so I’m glad I didn’t cross the country on an expensive private transport shuttle to try and make that one. Ivey expected to detail new state health plan on Tuesday Like most other residents in Alabama, Herb Reeves is anxiously awaiting Gov. Kay Ivey’s press conference on Tuesday. Ivey is… read more Print Articlelast_img read more