Easterbrook House / Dorrington Atcheson Architects

first_img Area:  176 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Photographs:  Emma-Jane Hetherington Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project Houses Manufacturers: ReseneBuilder:Axis Projects LtdCity:AucklandCountry:New ZealandMore SpecsLess SpecsText description provided by the architects. Taking its design cues from the utilitarian forms of a tent and a shed, this Titirangi home for an extended family is a duo of compact buildings that uses a humble set of materials to allow the landscape its rightful place in the scheme.Save this picture!© Emma-Jane HetheringtonSited for sun, seclusion and views of the surrounding bush, the main dwelling and its ‘mini me’ cousin share an aesthetic and similar planning.  The primary home is conceived as a barn-like pavilion with bedrooms for adults and kids at opposite ends. A canopy-like roof is strung between these more-solid bookends like a tarpaulin.Save this picture!© Emma-Jane HetheringtonA modest footprint of 120-square-metres called for meticulous planning with no wasted space. Although the rectangular shape is only 4 metres wide, the soaring mono-pitch roof and full-height glazing brings a feeling of capaciousness to the main living zone. A split-truss roof allows an external pergola to shade the home in summer and clerestory windows bring in low winter light. The low-key palette of glulam beams, plywood walls and ceilings, aluminium joinery and concrete floors lends a casual holiday feel.Save this picture!Floor PlanA sunken lounge in the open-plan living zone is a modern take on the conversation pit and this change in level demarcates the space. Built-in furniture helped with space saving and includes an entertainment unit as well as an L-shaped banquette backed by bookshelves. Off the kitchen, a set of cavity sliders demarcates a spare bedroom or office. Board-and-batten detailing on this insertion further defines this zone and brings the barn-like exterior detailing indoors.Save this picture!© Emma-Jane HetheringtonBuilt-in bunks in the kids’ bedrooms can readily be converted to a desk – an aspect which future proofs the home for a growing family. Pops of primary colour lend personality to an honest design that tells the story of how it was made.Project gallerySee allShow lessConference: Urban Routines 2013/14EventStudents and Community Members Come Together to Construct Theater in Cape Town TownshipArchitecture News Share Easterbrook House / Dorrington Atcheson Architects “COPY” Save this picture!© Emma-Jane Hetherington+ 16 Share “COPY” New Zealand Easterbrook House / Dorrington Atcheson ArchitectsSave this projectSaveEasterbrook House / Dorrington Atcheson Architects ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/520270/easterbrook-house-dorrington-atcheson-architects Clipboardcenter_img 2014 Year:  Photographs CopyHouses•Auckland, New Zealand ArchDaily Architects: Dorrington Atcheson Architects Area Area of this architecture project ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/520270/easterbrook-house-dorrington-atcheson-architects Clipboard Projects CopyAbout this officeDorrington Atcheson ArchitectsOfficeFollowProductsWoodGlassSteel#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesWoodAucklandHousesNew ZealandPublished on June 29, 2014Cite: “Easterbrook House / Dorrington Atcheson Architects” 29 Jun 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogPartitionsSkyfoldRetractable Walls – Stepped & Sloped SpacesVinyl Walls3MArchitectural Finishes DI-NOC in SkyPodsShowerhansgroheShowers – Croma EDoorsC.R. LaurenceMonterey Bi-Folding Glass Wall SystemTable LampsLouis PoulsenLamps – Panthella PortableBeams / PillarsLunawoodThermowood Frames and BearersSealantsEffisusMetal Roof Flashing – Stopper MRDropped CeilingsPure + FreeFormLinear Clip-Strip Ceiling SystemUrban ShadingPunto DesignPavilion – CUBEVentilated / Double Skin FacadeULMA Architectural SolutionsPaper Facade Panel in Nokia LibraryLouversAccoyaAccoya® Wood for Shutters and LouvresSpa / WellnessKlafsGyms & Relaxation RoomsMore 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

Caltech Smartphone App Helps Identifies Heart Problems in Childhood Cancer Survivors

first_imgEVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS Image: The Vivio app measuring pulse on an iPhone (Photo courtesy of Niema Pahlevan/ USC).Researchers at Caltech, in collaboration with the Beckman Research Institute at City of Hope, USC, and other institutions, have developed a mobile app that can accurately detect cardiac dysfunction in childhood cancer survivors, according to a new study.Vivio works by holding your phone up to your neck for a minute or two for an accurate reading and can essentially accomplish the same as 45-minute scan from an ultrasound machine.Vivio collects pulse waves and phonocardiogram data from the carotid artery and sends it wirelessly via app to a smartphone or tablet. Using a specialized algorithm along with the app, medical practitioners can calculate left ventricular ejection fraction (LVEF), which is one key measure of heart health, upon which physicians base diagnostic and therapeutic decisions.LVEF measure how much blood is being pumped out of the left ventricle of the heart with each contraction and is expressed in a percentage. A normal LVEF ranges from 55 to 70 percent. An LVEF of less than 40 percent may confirm a diagnosis of heart failure. An LVEF of less than 35 percent increases the risk of an arrhythmia that can cause sudden cardiac arrest or death.To test device accuracy, researchers at the Childhood Cancer Survivorship Clinic (CCSC) at City of Hope conducted a cross-sectional study. It compared LVEF using the Vivio wireless device, two-dimensional (2D) echocardiography, and gold-standard cardiac magnetic resonance (CMR) imaging in childhood cancer survivors exposed to anthracycline, who risk potential cardiac dysfunction from the exposure, which can often develop at a time when they are least engaged in long-term survivorship care, a report in HospiMedica said.In all, 191 consecutive cancer survivors participated in the study, with a median anthracycline dose of 225 mg/m² (milligrams per square meter). The researchers found that echocardiography overestimated mean LVEF by 4.9 percent compared with CMR. However, no difference was seen between mean LVEF readings from Vivio and CMR.Also, when compared with CMR, the detection of cardiac dysfunction via echocardiography was weak, but Vivio-based measurements had considerably better sensitivity. The study was published on June 21 in Clinical Cancer Research.Last year, Caltech researchers worked with medical practitioners to test the app on 72 volunteers between 20-92 years old at an MRI facility. Using Vivio, doctors simply held iPhones against the volunteers’ necks for one to two minutes. Afterward, the volunteers immediately received an MRI examination, and data from both tests were compared. The measurements made by Vivio had an error of ±9.9 percent compared that of an MRI. In comparison, the error for echocardiography was roughly ±10.2 percent.“In a surprisingly short period, we were able to move from invention to the collection of validating clinical data,” said Caltech’s Dr. Mory Gharib after the trials.Gharib, Hans W. Liepmann Professor of Aeronautics and Bioinspired Engineering and head of the Gharib Research Group at Caltech, is the senior author of a separate on the study that was published in the July 2017 issue of Critical Care Medicine.“What is exciting about this study is that it shows our technique is as accurate as echocardiography at estimating LVEF when both are compared to the gold standard of cardiac MRI,” he said. “This has the potential to revolutionize how doctors and patients can screen for and monitor heart disease both in the U.S. and the developing world.” Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday Top of the News Community News Make a comment More Cool Stuff Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy Subscribe 4 recommendedShareShareTweetSharePin it center_img Community News faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyCitizen Service CenterPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Science and Technology Caltech Smartphone App Helps Identifies Heart Problems in Childhood Cancer Survivors From CALTECH Published on Monday, July 9, 2018 | 4:23 pm First Heatwave Expected Next Week Business News Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. 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