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Solo House Casa Pezo / Pezo Von Ellrichshausen Architects

http://www.archdaily.com/155192/solo-house-casa-pezo-pezo-von-ellrichshausen-architects/

Courtesy of Pezo Von Ellrichshausen Architects
Solo House Casa Pezo is part of the Solo Houses concept, series of eight to ten vacation homes designed by some of the talented young international designers. Pezo Von Ellrichshausen ArchitectsMos Office, Didier Faustino and his studioMésarchitecturesSou FujimotoStudio Mumbai, and TNA – Takei-Nabeshima-Architects are among the architects designing the 200 sqm size homes, with the first collection to be set in the countryside of Matarraña.
Solo Houses is a similar concept to Living Architecture. Set up as a new social enterprise to revolutionise both architecture and UK holiday rentals, Living Architecture commissioned Peter ZumthorMichael & Patty HopkinsNORDJarmund/Vigsnæs Architects & MVRDV to each design homes. Many of these have been featured on ArchDaily including MVRDV’s unforgettable Balancing Barn.
Follow the break for drawings and renderings of Solo House Casa Pezo by Pezo Von Ellrichshausen Architects.
   
Architects: Pezo Von Ellrichshausen Architects
Location: Polygon 13, Parcel 245, Cretas, Teruel Province, 
Architects: Mauricio Pezo, Sofia von Ellrichshausen
Associated Architects: Alberto Haering, Gonzalo Urbizu
Collaborators: Diogo Porto, Bernhard Maurer Valeria Farfan, Eleonora Bassi, Ana Franzisca Freese
Client: Christian Bourdais
Project Area: 313 sqm
Project Year: 2009-2011
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M3/KG / Mount Fuji Architects Studio


© Ryota Atarashi

http://www.archdaily.com/49172/m3kg-mount-fuji-architects-studio/

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inoueTakehiko

http://player.youku.com/player.php/sid/XMTkyNDAzNDI4/v.swf

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Who would want to be an architecture student?

From 
October 15, 2009

Who would want to be an architecture student?

Bad pay, few jobs and an uncertain future? Who’d want to be an architecture student in the current climate?

Emma Tubbs is crouched on scuffed lino in a bleached-white corridor outside her tutor’s office. She’s not alone. The corridor is crammed with students, each hugging work bound in portfolios, or complicated squiggles on cardboard purporting to be the future of architecture. It’s freshers’ week at the Bartlett School of Architecture at University College London.
For architecture students up and down the country freshers’ week is rather more tense than for other undergraduates. They are not just coping with normal fresher stuff — making their own bed and learning how to neck pints in ten seconds. In most architecture faculties students and tutors alike have to submit to the gruelling process of hustings — like Dragons’ Den, only here the dragons get frightened too.
The previous day, sets of tutors competed for students in a series of 20-minute pitches delivered in the lecture hall. Now the students compete for places with the tutors in a string of interviews over 48 hours. Tubbs is about to have hers. “I’m a little frantic, you could say that, yes,” she laughs. “I really want this tutor.” “It can end in tears,” says Nic Clear, the Bartlett’s director of fourth and fifth-year students. “I mean for the tutors. They worry about it all summer. What if no student picks them?”
This new bunch of architecture students, though, has added reasons to be worried. The recession has decimated the construction industry. Unemployment among architects has risen more than in any other profession. Architectural firms are in the red. Even Norman Foster’s fêted company has had its losses double in a year, from £8.5 million to £16.1 million — and that after laying off 400 staff. Fifteen years ago I graduated from the Bartlett during another recession. That was bad enough. This one, though, is a lot worse.
To cap it all, Britain is producing more architecture graduates than ever — more, some say, than the construction industry actually needs. A decade ago Britain’s universities were churning out 1,000 a year. Now it’s 1,400. The Bartlett alone attracts 1,800 applicants for 90 places. Five new architectural schools have opened in the past decade. And, after seven years of training and tens of thousands of pounds in debt, the average graduate is competing with hundreds of others for not many jobs. “What I find most insulting,” says Tubbs, a fourth-year student, “is that after all that training I’ve got friends who are starting on salaries of under 20 grand.”
David Melia, queueing next to her, joins the chorus of disapproval. “You go to parties and people say, ‘Oh, you’re an architect, you must earn loads of money.’ Er, no.”
Average salaries for architects are about £40,000 — £70,000 less than doctors or dentists. “You don’t go into architecture for money, stability and a job for life,” Tubbs says cheerily. Laura Allen, who runs the bachelor course, puts it another way: “Architecture’s still dominated by the well-off, the privately educated.”
So, what do you go into architecture for? Iain Borden, the head at Bartlett, puts much of the rise down to the Grand Designs factor. “Architecture is much more visible nowadays,” he says. “It’s on the TV. Icon projects are a factor. Students see them on adverts or on holiday. People such as Norman Foster are household names.”
Allen agrees. “We get students at 18 who all like Foster and the Guggenheim in Bilbao and Santiago Calatrava. Architecture is a bit cool. But it’s also a career, so the parents like it too. Everyone’s happy.”
The students I meet prove the point. Thanks to a more box-ticking, exam-orientated system — and the prospect of debt — they’re far more focused than my generation was. Even 18-year-olds here talk about the “edge” a Bartlett degree will give them in the jobs market. “I enjoyed art at school, but I wouldn’t want to be an artist,” says Alexander Holloway, a confident third-year. “The art market is flooded. Here you get to see a tutor every week. Some places you see them once a term. After all, we’re paying for the education.”
“Architecture students aren’t like other students,” Allen says. “They’ve always worked a damned sight harder. You won’t find them living up to the student stereotype. “Hundred-hour weeks are quite normal,” Allen says. “Flatmates never get to see them. They’re strangers in their own home because they’re here working till dawn day after day.”
It has to be like that, she adds. “Architecture is an immensely broad subject. It straddles arts and sciences. You have to learn the past 200 years of knowledge about building, cities, landscapes, sociology. And you have to have designed — and come up with the brief and the site for — five or six buildings by the time you leave, right down to the smallest detail. And then you’ve got to learn actually how to be an architect — the law, the business, the contracts, running a team. You just can’t do it in less than seven intense years.”
On the plus side it fosters resilience. On the minus, architects live in a world hermetically sealed from the rest of us. “Architects marry other architects,” Allen says. Arrogance — as with the medical profession — is all about. What gets them through it, the students say, is the camaraderie of the unit system — the whole point of this week’s hustings. The system, by which students are divided into “units” of 15 or so, run by a couple of architects, was introduced in the early 1970s by the private Architectural Association school, in part to mimic the centuries-old atelier apprenticeship system. The reason hustings are so feverish is because which tutor, and student, you end up with matters. “Your unit will be your life for the next few years,” Clear says. “You work with them, you go drinking with them, you stay up designing night after night with them and, when you graduate, you’ll often end up in a job with them.”
“Units are a bit like football teams,” Borden explains. “They’re all playing the same game — but each plays it differently. And you can be on only one side. Loyalty matters. It’s intensely competitive.”
Each unit has a different take on architecture, just as each architecture school has a different ethos. Some schools, such as the one at the University of Bath, are big on engineering and practical skills. Others, such as the one at the University of Cambridge, are sticklers for architectural history. And the Bartlett? “They do the crazy stuff,” says David Melia, a fourth-year student. “But that’s why people like me come here. For the creativity.” Clear puts it more diplomatically: “We like to encourage students to go off at tangents, to question things.”
Some blame the Bartlett’s reputation for pushing creativity for the rise in iconic architecture obsessed with original forms. Out in the “real world” building contractors, developers, even some architectural firms, often accuse architecture schools of nurturing creativity over practical skills. Sit in on the hustings and you see where they’re coming from. One unit will design an “embassy for cyborgs”, another a toy factory that questions consumerism. Clear’s own unit teaches film-making, heavy on J. G. Ballardian dystopias.
These, Clear admits, are at the “esoteric end”. But all the Bartlett’s units are defiantly experimental. Last year’s work is on show in the entrance hall. There are animated films encapsulating the notion of uncanny space, sophisticated computer drawings “made of complex algorithms that blur and intensify space”. Incredible work. But nothing you or I would recognise as a bona fide building with a front door and a roof. Leave the future to Bartlett students and we’ll all be living in car-crash spaces that occasionally come into focus as giant mechanised spindly crustacea. But “you’ve got to teach them how to think about space first and foremost,” Clear says. “Under what might look like the most far-out project real-life themes are there.”
Themes such as the “grand challenges” that underpin every course — health, sustainability, intercultural interaction and wellbeing. The architecture degree also has to comply with subject areas laid down by the Royal Institute of British Architects and the Architects Registration Board . But each school can determine exactly how that’s done. “And think what else we teach them,” Clear says. “Software skills, computer design, imagination, how to conjure up from nothing a building with integrity.” If it were left to architectural practices alone to train architects, Borden says, “nobody would learn about the Italian Renaissance, just how to put together tender packages.”
You do wonder, though, about this year’s graduates. The Bartlett’s have fared better than most. This is, after all, the Oxbridge of architecture, though many end up nowhere near architecture. Some of Clear’s graduates now make promo films for Björk and Audi. Two from the experimental Unit 14, Harry Parr and Sam Bompas, make architectural jellies for A-list clients. “We teach students to be flexible, and optimistic,” Clear says. “I bet you architects have a low suicide rate. There’s always the next project.”
So what’s the point? I’ll leave you with a third-year, Alexander Holloway: “At the end you think, ‘Yeah I did achieve something, I created something. And it’s all mine.’ What a feeling.”
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中国山水画

http://v.ku6.com/show/ypoV3OqBbVwCRCEz.html

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Scholarship

http://www.britishcouncil.org/china-education-scholarship-chevening-fco_csc.htm


http://en.csc.edu.cn/Chuguo/?cid=437


http://www.fco.gov.uk/en/about-us/what-we-do/scholarships/


http://www.ucl.ac.uk/prospective-students/scholarships/graduate/overs-master/index

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谢友苏的画

  (2008-01-14 10:49:32)

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谢友苏的画

近作《晾衣》

一个普通的生活场景,因为小男孩的帮忙而趣味盎然;更因为他帮忙时的一个意外,而让我们忍不住想把他抱起来,亲亲他的小屁蛋。。。


谢友苏的画
我与谢友苏,是因了他父亲仲谋前辈而相识的。
那时,他忙于苏州市美协副秘书长的工作;后来,我奉调江苏省国画院。彼此都很忙。
相识十多年了,见面不会超过十次;而有限的几次见面,他说的话总共不会超过百句。
谢友苏的画
他是一个平静的人。生于1948年,算来已过花甲,但不知他年龄的人,总以为他是四十出头的人。
在世人眼里,他木讷。但当我谈起陆兰秀时,他两眼放出光芒,连呼英雄英雄英雄!
他的目光是敏锐的。他善于捉住生活中最有意味的那一刹那,加以提炼,浓缩成动人的作品。
当生活越来越浮躁的今天,读着他的作品,让人清心,让人追忆,让人回味,让人思索,让人感动……
一旦坐到画案前,他就是一个敏捷的人。
静如处子,动如脱兔,好像说的就是他。
他画的是工笔画,而产量是那样多。

谢友苏的画

昨天,他邀我到他寓所,看他的近作,和他珍藏的父母的精品。
留饭。谈毛泽东接见他父亲时的情形,谈吕凤子,谈徐悲鸿,谈刘海粟……
他感叹了一句,历史真是任人打扮的小姑娘啊!
是的,白云苍狗。
……

谢友苏的画

1985年作《黄齐生像》
黄齐生是谢仲谋(孝思)先生的恩师,王若飞的舅舅。1946年4月8日与王若飞、叶挺等同机罹难。

谢友苏的画

1990年代作《暮归》

谢友苏的画
1990年代作《弈棋图》
谢友苏的画

2002年作《百年相依》

谢友苏的画

近作《老大方知惜寸阴》
洗脚是一件日常小事;老婆添洗脚水,在苏州也很常见。但是,作者抓住了老婆倒洗脚水时,主人公缩起双脚而两眼不离书本的一刹那,就很有意思啦。。。


谢友苏的画
近作《三代祖孙情》爸爸为爷爷剪脚指甲,孙子提灯来照明,其乐融融!千教育,万教育,比不上如此教育!
“爸爸”这个角色,是谢友苏自己的写照。

从生活中来的真情实感,对生活中一刹那的细节刻画,是友苏先生绘画的“眼”。

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PSW末班车–最后一年申请攻略


来源: 陈云秋的日志

3月22日,Home Office发布PSW将于2012年4月取消,以下的信息,应该是今年四月的一个更新,一直到明年4月之前有效。

第8页 46项
签证介绍:
Tier 1(Post-Study Work)是专门为了留下大部分英国高校毕业的国际学生而设立的签证。同时它的存在还增加了英国对国际学生提供的机会。成功申请人可在Tier 1签证期内寻找工作,不受需要公司担保人的限制。这个签证为高技术工作提供了一个人才桥梁。
签证给于时间:
Tier 1(Post-Study Work)成功申请人将收到一次性的两年居住签证,结束后将不能继续申请。如果你已经取得过participant in the International Graduates Scheme, or predecessor, the Science and Engineering Graduates Scheme, or as a participant in the Fresh Talent: Working in Scotland Scheme将不能申请PSW。
关于永居
PSW的时间将不能充为永居时间,PSW不能获得英国永居。
关于申请人:
l  在英国以外地区申请PSW签证入境英国,如果没有签证将被拒绝入境
l  现已在英国持有学生签证转PSW签证
转PSW签证:
只有以下类型可以转到PSW签证类型:
l      学生
l      学生护士
l      需要重考的学生
l      正在写毕业论文的学生
l      Tier 4 Migrant
l      医生或牙医硕士
任何以上之外类型将不允许转到PSW签证。
申请条件
(a)    没申请过公共基金
(b)   警察局注册过
(c)    没有医生或牙医培训的工作,除非……(如果相关到你,具体请看原文件)
 第12页49项
所有申请PSW的人都必须得有足够的分数并提供相关的支持文件。
第50项
PSW有三个算分部分:
l        75分的符合条件
l        10分的语言能力
l        10分的经济资金
第51项
三部分的得分要求:
符合条件
  1.      申请人必须 – 20分
(a)      持有英国认可教育机构的本科或研究生学位
(b)     持有英国教育研究生证书 (PGCE) 或者Professional Graduate Diploma of Education (PGDE) or
(c)      持有苏格兰机构的Higher National Diploma (HND)
2.    申请人毕业证书必须来自英国认可的教育机构,或者持有学生签证担保许可证 – 20分
查询英国认证教育机构请点击这里
3.  申请人在英国学习的时间是在给于的签证时间之内 – 20分
4.  申请人申请PSW签证是在毕业后的12个月之内 – 15分
语言能力
5.   PSW申请人如果以上75分都以达到,就可以获得语言分数 – 10分
经济资金
6.  在英国境内申请PSW,需提供800镑银行证明;国外申请PSW,需提供2800镑银行证明 
第14页62项
所需材料
1. 毕业证书原件写有申请人姓名,学位类型和颁发学位机构名称
如果还没有拿到学业证书原件,可以提供:
来自颁发学位机构的原信件说明学位为合法,认证学位,写有申请人姓名,学位类型,颁发日期,颁发机构和为什么还没有提供学业证书,并证实学业证书会被颁发。
2. 在英国居住记录,需要护照原件和签证,学校原信件写有申请人的名字,学位类型,申请人学习开始和结束时间
3. 三月银行账单证明有足够资金,境内800镑,境外2800镑
同学们可以自己检测一下够不够分数:点击这里开始测试,选择Highly Skilled Work一项再选PSW,我真的觉得次的PSW得分变简单了!连学校都不用选了。
具体内容还是请各位参考原件,点击这里阅读下载,谢谢!
———————————-2012年4月后开始生效的新政策———————————————————-
(如果我理解正确,以下改变从2012年4月开始生效,所以才有最新更新文件)
Work rights

Students at universities and publicly funded further education colleges will retain current work rights but all other students will have no right to work

Restrictions will be placed on work placements at courses outside of universities

The “post study work route”, which allowed students two years to seek employment after their course ended has been closed

Only those graduates who have an offer of a skilled job from a sponsoring employer, in Tier 2 of the points-based-system, will be able to stay to work

Meanwhile, only postgraduate students at universities and government sponsored students to be will be able to bring their family members with them

At the moment all students on longer courses are able to bring dependants

And the overall time that can be spent on a student visa will be limited to three years at lower levels, as now, and five years at higher levels. There is currently no limit for study at or above degree level
                                                                                                  ———-转自日不落帝国下的红领巾
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InBetween House / Koji Tsutsui Architect & Associates

Inbetween House / Koji Tsutsui Architect & Associates © Iwan Baan
http://www.archdaily.com/131318/inbetween-house-koji-tsutsui-architect-associates/

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