Lucien Cornil Student Residence / A+Architecture

first_img Projects “COPY” Save this picture!© Benoit Wehrlé+ 27Curated by María Francisca González Share Photographs:  Benoit Wehrlé Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project 2017 Lucien Cornil Student Residence / A+ArchitectureSave this projectSaveLucien Cornil Student Residence / A+Architecture France CopyApartments, Dorms•Marseille, France Manufacturers: Atlas Schindler, ARBONIS, ARBONIS and CHIRI, ARCADE, ART DECO, CIBETANCHE, Rondy Forestier, SFA PeintureInspection Organisation:Alpes ContrôlesSafety Coordinator:QUALICONSULTStructure Bet, Vrd + Cfo Bet, Cfa + Cvc, Acoustic:TPFIEnvironmental Bet:Celsius EnvironnementEconomist:L’EchoMoe Exe – Opc:ArtebaGeneral Contactor:Travaux du MidiDesigner Constructor Of Wood Solutions:Arbonis (Vinci)Client:Crous in Aix-Marseille AvignonProgram:Wooden construction of 200 lodgings in an eight-floor building, Cité U Lucien Cornil siteCity:MarseilleCountry:FranceMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Benoit WehrléRecommended ProductsFiber Cements / CementsEQUITONEFiber Cement Facade Panel NaturaLouvers / ShuttersLunawoodThermowood BattensMetallicsTECU®Copper Surface – Classic CoatedEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesRodecaRound Facade at Omnisport Arena ApeldoornText description provided by the architects. In Marseilles, A+Architecture has designed one of the highest wooden buildings in France for the CROUS: the Lucien Cornil hall of residence. This eight-floor student residence is the fruit of a successful environmental and construction period. Its sensitive urban approach makes this 200-room structure a functional building, comfortable and opening out towards the city.Save this picture!Master PlanConsisting of three wings, the design benefits from a very high ground floor and attics on the top two levels as well as quality shared spaces. The graduation of the building heights of the project will interact with the surrounding buildings and leave them with space to breath despite the density of the area.Save this picture!© Benoit WehrléMost of the rooms are directed towards the enclosed garden, a genuinely relaxing indoor garden, on the street side, the openings are positioned along the less noisy alley. In this constricted urban environment, the choice of wood construction (excluding vertical knots) was obvious. Reduction in disruption caused by the works, an optimised schedule, but also a commitment to the comfort of the residence are what convinced the CROUS to embark on the adventure.Save this picture!© Benoit WehrléSave this picture!© Benoit WehrléWood is found on all the ceilings and on the walls of the rooms, the latter being sound-proofed. It is also present in the corridors and communal rooms, but not on the facings where its ageing is deemed too visible. Its strong interior presence gives the impression of a warm and relaxing atmosphere with soft acoustics. The wooden shrouds, with cross-laminated assembly, give off a forest scent.Save this picture!© Benoit WehrléThe use of solid wood CLT (Cross Laminated Timber) limits energy consumption and provides an excellent carbon footprint. “The entire building has been designed to be very heat and acoustically efficient, while maintaining consistent lines and at a very competitive price”, states A+Architecture.Save this picture!© Benoit WehrléThe cladding is something else. A perforated curved panel is mixed with large aluminium shingles to mix up the lines, reduce the scale and break-down the volumes. The perforated skin passes in front of a section of wide glazed strips, transforming the building in the evening to a beacon of light in the Marseillaise nightSave this picture!© Benoit WehrléThe landscaped interior garden, mainly pointing towards the city, is given over to meetings, the large piazza connecting with the rue Saint Pierre entrance highlights the carefully preserved majestic pine treeSave this picture!First Floor PlanThe light is magnified everywhere, sometimes filtered behind the perforations of the cladding’s protective cladding sheets or behind the aluminium railings in the upper sections of the communal areas, somewhat generous for the rooms, the blanking is provided by a roller shutter which closes off the entire opening.Save this picture!© Benoit WehrléIn a dense area, the location and choice of space occupied have enabled the communal areas, the circulation areas and the views to provide a functional building that opens up onto the city.Save this picture!© Benoit WehrléThe wooden structure combined with a sensitive and functional architecture provides a solution very much of its time; innovative and in-tune with the environment.Project gallerySee allShow lessEmiliano RJ / Studio Arthur Casas + Oppenheim ArchitectureSelected ProjectsHouse in a Garden / RS SparchSelected ProjectsProject locationAddress:Marseille, FranceLocation to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address. Share ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard “COPY”center_img Area:  12000 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project ArchDaily Architects: A+Architecture Area Area of this architecture project Photographs ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard Apartments Lucien Cornil Student Residence / A+Architecture Year:  CopyAbout this officeA+ArchitectureOfficeFollowProductsWoodSteel#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousingApartmentsEducational ArchitectureOther facilitiesDormsMarseilleFrancePublished on February 21, 2018Cite: “Lucien Cornil Student Residence / A+Architecture” 21 Feb 2018. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. 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Chainsaws and the Chattooga

first_imgSteven Foy knows well the magical feeling of paddling down the legendary Chattooga River. A Texas transplant and veteran river guide, Foy returns to the river’s roaring rapids each year. The river’s channels–and all their twists, turns and dips–call to him as they do for so many other whitewater fans, who recognize the Chattooga as one of the best whitewater experiences in the United States.“It has … a special place in the heart of most Southeastern whitewater enthusiasts,” says Foy, who manages river operations for the Nantahala Outdoor Center.It’s no wonder the river garners such affection among whitewater aficionados. Though it starts as little more than a trickle in North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, it builds into the Southeast’s premier whitewater experience, delivering breathtaking views and adrenaline-rushing rapids in an unparalleled natural setting. Perhaps most famous as the backdrop for the movie Deliverance, its rock-strewn whitewater offers Class II-IV rapids as the river winds its way through the gorge, culminating with the renowned Five Falls, where five Class IV rapids follow in quick succession.Protected in 1974 under the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act, the Chattooga stretches for 57 miles before joining with the Tallulah River in Lake Tugalo, forming the boundary between Georgia and South Carolina along the way. The U.S. Forest Service manages about 70 percent of the river’s 180,000-acre watershed in the southern Appalachian Mountains, which includes portions of northeastern Georgia, western North Carolina and upstate South Carolina.“Because of that wild and scenic designation and because of the large Forest Service ownership, it has really good water quality and a really intact ecosystem,” said Kevin Colburn of American Whitewater, a non-profit advocacy group based in Cullowhee, N.C. “It just really retains a lot of interesting character.”Logging projects raise concerns about water qualityBut maintaining that character isn’t an easy task. On national forest land, the Forest Service must attempt to balance the needs and desires of competing users, including environmentalists, whitewater rafters, timber companies and anglers. And on private land, the challenges are even greater–with conflicts among different user groups, private landowners, and local and state officials.Another issue: because the Chattooga is fed by many tributaries and small streams, those who want to protect the river have to worry not just about what’s happening in the river itself and nearby land, but also what’s going on upstream.Case in point: Stekoa Creek, one of the Chattooga’s largest tributaries, has been a major source of water pollution in the river for more than 40 years, and things haven’t gotten any better with the river’s wild and scenic status. The Chattooga Conservancy calls Stekoa Creek the single greatest threat to the river’s water quality, noting that the Forest Service has at times warned river users that contact with water below its confluence with the Chattooga River could put them at risk for bacterial skin infections.Local environmental groups are also worried that a large-scale logging and forest management project in Georgia’s Chattahoochee National Forest would hamper water quality in another tributary, Warwoman Creek. After 10 years of planning, the Forest Service recently released a final project design that incorporated many elements environmentalists had been fighting for, including a one-third reduction in commercial logging, added protections for old-growth forests, the abandonment of a plan to build a mile of new road on steep slopes, plans to reduce erosion on 11 miles of existing roads, and the closure of some existing roads that have been a long-term source of sediment pollution. The final decision–announced last Halloween–is expected to reduce impacts on a rugged and remote area known as Windy Gap as well as significantly improve water quality in the Warwoman watershed.“The Forest Service did a good job of listening to the concerns of the public and responding in a way that leads to a net benefit for water quality in this area, but still allows the Forest Service to do the work they want to do,” said Patrick Hunter, a staff attorney with the Southern Environmental Law Center in Asheville, N.C., who represented the environmental groups.Despite this hard-fought victory for local environmentalists, they still remain concerned about timber harvesting and water quality. Only about one-quarter of the Chattooga watershed is protected from logging, including designated roadless areas, the Ellicott Wilderness Area and its “wilderness extension” study areas, and a quarter-mile buffer on either side of the river in the 15,432-acre Chattooga Wild and Scenic River Corridor.Hunter noted that many people do not realize the amount of logging and road-building that takes place on national forest lands, thinking they are protected as public lands in the same way that national parks are. But the Forest Service has a very different mandate than the National Park Service, and that includes not just protecting forest lands but also allowing–and in many cases encouraging–timber production on them as well.Gifford Pinchot, the first chief of the Forest Service, said the agency’s mission was “to provide the greatest amount of good for the greatest amount of people in the long run.”That has proved to be a difficult–and often controversial–calling.For their part, environmental groups are concerned about the effects of timber harvesting on the Chattooga, particularly from sediment entering the river from roads built to access timber harvesting areas and the accompanying traffic along those roads, including 18-wheel logging trucks and other big machinery. Too much sedimentation can coat river and creek bottoms, impairing insect growth and reproduction. That means not just cloudy water instead of the crystal clear river that epitomizes the beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains, but also less food for fish and the animals (and humans) that rely on them.In the worst case, a logging project can take away not just the trees that are cut down, but also destroy the very essence of a natural area. “For a hiker, where you were once walking through a forest that hasn’t been disturbed, after a lot of these trees have been removed, it’s a much different experience,” Hunter said. “You can feel the impact of man much more up close after these sorts of events.”One way environmental groups and other interested parties can influence timber management near the Chattooga River is by participating in the forest plan revision process. These forest management plans, typically updated every 10-15 years, guide all aspects of the way these public lands are managed, including recreation and timber harvesting.The land and resource management plans for the Sumter and Chattahoochee-Oconee national forests were finalized in 2004 and are not yet up for revision again, but the Nantahala and Pisgah national forests are currently in the process of revising their plan, with a draft environmental impact statement expected to be released by this spring.Nicole Hayler, executive director of the nonprofit Chattooga Conservancy, said her group is hoping to see continued protections for the Ellicott Wilderness extension areas and heightened protections for Terrapin Mountain, which includes the Chattooga’s headwaters. “There’s all these incredible lichens and mosses [up there] to the point where you’re almost afraid to step on anything,” said Hayler, explaining the importance of limiting human foot traffic on Terrapin Mountain.While environmental groups have expressed concerns about timber harvesting in the Chattooga watershed, Forest Service officials emphasized that only a very small fraction of the forest is cut in any given year. In the 530,000-acre Nantahala National Forest, for example, that amounts to about 900-1,000 acres annually–or about 0.002 percent.Mike Wilkins, a district ranger with the Nantahala National Forest, said the agency generally avoids clearcutting, except in cases where large swaths of trees have been negatively impacted by storm events, and that only about half of the Nantahala and Pisgah national forests are currently open to some form of timber management. And he emphasized that all timber sales go through a lengthy, multi-year process that includes input from Forest Service experts–including botanists, archaeologists, foresters and biologists–as well as the general public.“It’s not like we just go out anywhere and start cutting timber,” Wilkins said. “We take an interdisciplinary approach to the land, and we’re letting the public know what we’re thinking about doing from the very beginning.”Forest Service officials also argue that some timber management is necessary to restore the forest to a more natural state, since past policies of fire suppression have created dense stands of white pines with little to no young oak trees or grassy openings. For example, in the Upper Warwoman project area, yellow pine-oak communities are less than half their historic range and just 1 percent of the 12,500-acre project area has young grass and tree habitat essential for deer, wild turkey and ruffled grouse. The Forest Service says five of the seven ecosystems in the project are “highly departed” from their natural state due to a lack of fire.“Those kinds of numbers really highlight the unhealthy condition of the forest as it currently is,” said Holly Krake, a spokeswoman for the Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest. “An analogy would be, think of any small town with no young children, nobody in middle age, no high school students, no working young adults or young families–a place with everybody being the same age. That would be a pretty unhealthy place.”Krake also noted that the Forest Service uses other tools besides timber harvests to maintain native plants and wildlife in Georgia’s national forests. For example, on the Chattahoochee-Oconee national forests, forest managers treated more than 34,000 acres using prescribed fire in fiscal 2015. That falls in line with previous years, as foresters have treated an average of nearly 30,000 acres each year using prescribed burns over the past decade.“The right fire at the right place at the right time helps maintain healthy forests, communities and watersheds,” Krake wrote in an e-mail.While environmental groups also recognize the importance of fire in healthy forest ecosystems, they disagree with what the Forest Service calls restoration as well as the need for so-called restoration projects that feature timber harvesting. Hunter of the Southern Environmental Law Center noted that past fire suppression isn’t as big of an issue in the wet and humid Southeast as it has been in other national forests, particularly in the dry western states. That said, he acknowledged that many national forests are in an unnatural state currently, thanks to poor management practices in the past.The trick, he said, will be for the Forest Service to address areas that need recovery without causing more damage than what they’re trying to repair. “The sweet spot is for the Forest Service to be able to go in and do that work to improve communities without causing the bad impacts often associated with timber sales, like road building and bringing in heavy equipment and big trucks,” Hunter said. “They need to implement science-based treatments that are beneficial to the environment.”For now, it remains to be seen whether the Forest Service can achieve that goal in the Chattooga watershed. But Hunter and other environmentalists will be watching their efforts closely.Another Threat to the Deliverance RiverStekoa Creek, one of the Chattooga’s largest tributaries, has been a major source of water pollution in the river for more than 40 years, and things haven’t gotten any better with the river’s Wild and Scenic status. The primary source of pollution is raw sewage from the nearby city of Clayton’s sewage collection system, along with poor agricultural practices, failing septic tanks, and dumping. The Chattooga Conservancy calls Stekoa Creek the single greatest threat to the river’s water quality, noting that the Forest Service has at times warned river users that contact with water below its confluence with the Chattooga River could put them at risk for bacterial skin infections.[divider]related articles[/divider]last_img read more

S. Alabama looks to extend streak vs CCU

first_img___For more AP college basketball coverage: and was generated by Automated Insights,, using data from STATS LLC, Associated Press Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditSouth Alabama (17-11, 10-7) vs. Coastal Carolina (14-14, 7-10)HTC Center, Conway, South Carolina; Saturday, 2 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: South Alabama looks for its sixth straight conference win against Coastal Carolina. South Alabama’s last Sun Belt loss came against the Georgia State Panthers 76-73 on Jan. 30. Coastal Carolina is coming off a 90-60 win at home over Troy in its most recent game. S. Alabama looks to extend streak vs CCUcenter_img February 21, 2020 .SPARKING THE OFFENSE: DeVante’ Jones has either made or assisted on 42 percent of all Coastal Carolina field goals over the last three games. Jones has accounted for 18 field goals and 20 assists in those games.SCORING THRESHOLDS: Coastal Carolina is 0-10 when its offense scores 69 points or fewer. South Alabama is a perfect 10-0 when it holds opponents to 68 or fewer points. The Jaguars have allowed 65.8 points per game over their last five.FLOOR SPACING: South Alabama’s Fox has attempted 144 3-pointers and connected on 34.7 percent of them, and is 10 for 21 over the last three games.DID YOU KNOW: Coastal Carolina is ranked second among Sun Belt teams with an average of 78.2 points per game.last_img read more

Northwestern looks to end streak vs Minnesota

first_img February 21, 2020 Northwestern looks to end streak vs Minnesota Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditMinnesota (12-13, 6-9) vs. Northwestern (6-19, 1-14)Welsh-Ryan Arena, Evanston, Illinois; Sunday, 3 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: Minnesota looks to extend Northwestern’s conference losing streak to 11 games. Northwestern’s last Big Ten win came against the Nebraska Cornhuskers 62-57 on Jan. 11. Minnesota came up short in a 68-56 game at home to Indiana on Wednesday. SQUAD LEADERS: The versatile Daniel Oturu is averaging 19.6 points, 11.4 rebounds and 2.7 blocks to lead the charge for the Golden Gophers. Marcus Carr is also a key facilitator, accounting for 15.3 points, 5.8 rebounds and 6.7 assists per game. The Wildcats have been led by Miller Kopp, who is averaging 13.2 points.FACILITATING THE OFFENSE: Carr has either made or assisted on 44 percent of all Minnesota field goals over the last five games. The junior guard has accounted for 21 field goals and 30 assists in those games.WINLESS WHEN: The Golden Gophers are 0-6 when they allow at least 72 points and 12-7 when they hold opponents to anything below 72. The Wildcats are 0-17 when allowing 66 or more points and 6-2 on the season, otherwise.STREAK STATS: Northwestern has lost its last five home games, scoring an average of 59.8 points while giving up 72.6.DID YOU KNOW: The Northwestern offense has recorded a turnover on only 16 percent of its possessions, which is the 19th-best rate in the country. The Minnesota defense has forced opposing teams to turn the ball over on just 17 percent of all possessions (ranked 316th among Division I teams).center_img ___For more AP college basketball coverage: and was generated by Automated Insights,, using data from STATS LLC, Associated Press last_img read more