ArchDaily “COPY” ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/392146/mas-del-caixo-teo-hidalgo-nacher-felipe-garcia Clipboard “COPY” Mas del Caixó / Teo Hidalgo Nácher + Felipe García Mas del Caixó / Teo Hidalgo Nácher + Felipe GarcíaSave this projectSaveMas del Caixó / Teo Hidalgo Nácher + Felipe García Architects: Felipe García, Teo Hidalgo Nácher Area Area of this architecture project Spain Year: ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/392146/mas-del-caixo-teo-hidalgo-nacher-felipe-garcia Clipboard Save this picture!© Ignacio Gomez+ 13 Share Projects Houses 2011 Year: Area: 258 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project 2011 Photographs: Ignacio GomezSave this picture!© Ignacio GomezText description provided by the architects. The Mas del Caixo farmhouse, situated over four thousand feet above sea level, is surrounded by vast expanses of unspoilt land barely touched by man for several centuries. Its isolation is most evident during the winter months when heavy snowfall can temporarily impede access.Save this picture!© Ignacio GomezThe Iberian System mountain range to the east of Spain is dotted with rural farmhouses like these, known in Spanish as masías and often located many miles from the nearest village. This extreme remoteness did not prevent the common sense of their anonymous constructors from establishing a specific approach towards architecture in which there was no room for arbitrariness. As such, although found so far apart from one another, many of the farmhouses among these mountains share common features and are prime examples of Spanish vernacular architecture. Save this picture!© Ignacio Gomez The building itself is made up of three interconnecting dwellings (the middle one belonging to another owner) situated between two terraces which both face southeast; one particular characteristic common to the majority of masías. The two houses on either end have been restored and one has been extended, adding 74m² of new living space across two stories.Save this picture!© Ignacio GomezThe first step of the renovation project was to build a roof over a small animal pen in order to create a space where one could take shelter during the works. This space along with the existing toolshed were later converted into bedrooms, thereby completing the two houses. The running water and electricity is provided by two 10,000 litre cisterns that collect rainwater off the roof and two photovoltaic panels, respectively. These energy-efficient systems must go hand-in-hand with restrained usage in order to guarantee the function of the installations.Save this picture!SectionProject gallerySee allShow lessBallymahon / ODOS architectsSelected ProjectsSports Center and Indoor Pool / Alday Jover Arquitectura y PaisajeSelected Projects Share CopyHouses•Chodos/Xodos, Spain Photographs CopyAbout this officeTeo Hidalgo NácherOfficeFollowFelipe GarcíaOfficeFollowProductsSteelStone#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesChodos/XodosSpainPublished on June 26, 2013Cite: “Mas del Caixó / Teo Hidalgo Nácher + Felipe García” [Mas del Caixó / Teo Hidalgo Nácher + Felipe García] 26 Jun 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021.
Forum on Information and Democracy 250 recommendations on how to stop “infodemics” December 26, 2019 Find out more TunisiaMiddle East – North Africa RSF_en Receive email alerts TunisiaMiddle East – North Africa News Help by sharing this information ٍRead in Arabic / بالعربيةReporters Without Borders condemns the lack of provision for consultation before public broadcasting bosses are appointed and dismissed in Tunisia, where the dismissal of state-owned Watanya 1 TV director-general Sadok Bouabène and the appointment of nine state radio chiefs have just been announced.The appointment of Bouabène and other public radio station directors without prior consultation on 9 January already prompted an outcry. The heads of all the public radio stations were subsequently fired.“In the absence of clear legislation respecting international standards, senior public broadcasting personnel are being appointed in a way reminiscent of the old regime’s methods,” Reporters Without Borders said. “The lack of transparency not only threatens the public media’s independence but also raises questions about the government’s intention of implementing decree-laws 115 and 116 on the media in the near future.“We are very worried by the repeated use of such methods, which suggest a return to the past. What was portrayed in January as an exception justified by the ‘urgent need to replace those who resigned,’ seems to have become an established procedure. Habib Belaid’s summary removal as head of the Tunisian National Radio Corporation on 24 April already sounded the alarm. The latest appointments constitute further evidence that the government wants to reinforce its control of the public media by not implementing these media laws.”Reporters Without Borders urges the authorities to heed the report they received on 30 April from the National Body for the Reform of Information and Communication (INRIC), in particular, its recommendation that they should push ahead with reform of the Tunisian media.The INRIC plans to give a news conference tomorrow on the role that civil society should play in promoting reform in the information and communication sector. Reporters Without Borders will attend. Eleven organizations from civil society create the Forum on Information & Democracy, a structural response to information disorder Follow the news on Tunisia News July 3, 2012 – Updated on January 20, 2016 State media independence threatened by non-transparent appointments November 11, 2020 Find out more News November 12, 2019 Find out more Organisation News Tunisia : RSF asks Tunisian president’s office to respect journalists to go further
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