Wallace. K Harrison Estate / SchappacherWhite

first_imgWallace. K Harrison Estate / SchappacherWhiteSave this projectSaveWallace. K Harrison Estate / SchappacherWhite 2009 Houses ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/95780/wk-harrison-estate-schappacherwhite Clipboard Photographs “COPY” ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/95780/wk-harrison-estate-schappacherwhite Clipboard Projects Year:  “COPY”center_img CopyHouses•United States Architects: SchappacherWhite Year Completion year of this architecture project Save this picture!© Javier Haddad+ 22 Share Wallace. K Harrison Estate / SchappacherWhite Photographs:  Javier HaddadText description provided by the architects. Atop a hill on Long Island removed from the fog of the shoreline, architect Wallace K. Harrison in the early 1930s purchased land to design a house for his wife and himself. However, after the purchase of the land, the young architect had inadequate funds to pay for construction. Then, while touring the annual Architectural League show in Grand Central Palace, he paid around $1000 for what many consider the first prefab home, the Aluminaire House designed by A. Lawrence Kocher and Albert Frey. In 1931, Harrison designed what he considered a summer-use extension to the “Tin House” adding a series of circles, “an exercise in how to fit circles together”. Save this picture!© Javier HaddadRecommended ProductsEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesAlucoilStructural Honeycomb Panels – LarcoreEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesRodecaRound Facade at Omnisport Arena ApeldoornEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesIsland Exterior FabricatorsCurtain Wall Facade SystemsEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesFranken-SchotterFacade System –  LINEAAround 1940, the Tin House was relocated on the property and a second, linear wing with bathrooms and baths was added to the former circular forms. The Harrison Estate, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, represents the leading edge of the International Style. It has now undergone a complete restoration and expansion, designed by SchappacherWhite Ltd., that honors Harrison’s original design intent while satisfying the needs of a 21st century family. The Harrison Estate was a laboratory for ideas Harrison expressed in his architecture. The home’s signature element, the circle, is found in the forms of the living room, small former dining room, pool, and even concrete pavers used for walkways, all of which have been restored by SchappacherWhite. Spaces were winterized and built to today’s sustainable standards. The Harrison house was not only a place for architectural exploration, but also a home for many artists and a canvas for site-specific works. In 1942, Fernand Leger, escaping the war in Europe, came to the house and painted a canvas for the large round living room and also painted figurative swimmers on the bottom of the circular swimming pool. Existing and restored is the only remaining Leger artwork, a skylight located at the new dining room. Amongst the many artists and friends whom enjoyed the house were Alexander Calder, Marc Chagall, Mary Callery, Robert Moses, and Le Corbusier. Save this picture!© Javier HaddadA Mary Callery sculpture is found on the Living room wall adjacent the restored steel windows. In order to update the use as a full time family home, an expansion doubling the size of the original structure was designed by SchappacherWhite Ltd. The addition includes a two story steel framed glass wall that reflects the 16′-0″ high existing steel framed facetted windows in the round living room. The former kitchen was expanded with a 14′-3″ ceiling, a square in plan, and openings at two sides creating a fluid and open plan that matches the original architecture intentions. Save this picture!© Javier HaddadOriginal details were retained in the Modern spirit for the addition, cabinetry, hardware, and finishes. SchappacherWhite considered every detail so that the spirit of the house, even in areas that were completely redesigned, remains true to the original. The Harrison Estate has an important place in our country’s architectural history, providing a fascinating case study in how European Modernism came to the United States through Long Island as a gateway. The restoration and addition shows how contemporary residents are preserving a piece of history while living very much in the present.Project gallerySee allShow lessHappy 103rd Birthday Oscar NiemeyerArticlesAD Round Up: Libraries Part VIArticles Share ArchDaily United States CopyAbout this officeSchappacherWhiteOfficeFollowProductConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesRefurbishmentHousesUnited StatesPublished on December 15, 2010Cite: “Wallace. K Harrison Estate / SchappacherWhite” 15 Dec 2010. ArchDaily. Accessed 12 Jun 2021. 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Amendment will allow government agency to use private sector to monitor the Internet

February 4, 2011 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Amendment will allow government agency to use private sector to monitor the Internet RSF_en RSF denounces Total’s retaliation against Le Monde for Myanmar story News Follow the news on France Help by sharing this information FranceEurope – Central Asia FranceEurope – Central Asia News June 4, 2021 Find out more May 10, 2021 Find out more Organisation “We’ll hold Ilham Aliyev personally responsible if anything happens to this blogger in France” RSF says Receive email alerts News Use the Digital Services Act to make democracy prevail over platform interests, RSF tells EU Reporters Without Borders condemns the National Assembly’s adoption of an amendment proposed by the government that could allow the High Authority for the Diffusion of Art Works and Copyright Protection on the Internet (HADOPI) to pay private-sector companies to carry out online surveillance and filtering.Adopted discreetly on the night of 1 February, Amendment 151 to the Law on Simplifying and Improving the Quality of Laws would permit the HADOPI to “provide support for innovative research and experimentation projects by state or privately-owned entities that help the Authority to fulfil its mission.”Reporters Without Borders supports the decision taken by the Socialist Party’s parliamentary group to refer the amendment to the Constitutional Council. The Laws Commission and some of the ruling party’s parliamentarians also opposed the amendment.Under the guise of simplifying the relevant legislation, the amendment will enable the HADOPI to use the private sector to help it carry out its job of monitoring the licit and illicit use of copyright-protected works online. Reporters Without Borders fears the possibility of impartiality in an area affecting fundamental freedoms.———————————————————————————–Second wave of warning emails under controversial HADOPI law17.01.2011Reporters Without Borders is concerned to see that the French authorities have advanced to the second stage of enforcement of the controversial HADOPI law, under which Internet users suspected of illegal file-sharing could end up having their Internet connection suspended.After starting to send warning emails on 5 October, the authorities have announced that they are now sending out a second wave of emails accompanied by a certified letter. If violators continue to illegally download copyrighted material, the HADOPI’s Rights Protection Commission (CPD) can then ask a judge to order their Internet Service Provider to disconnect them for a month.According to CPD president Mireille Imbert-Quaretta, 70,000 Internet users have so far received an initial warning email under HADOPI’s “graduated response” procedure. She acknowledged that it was impossible to verify whether the warnings had actually been read by the persons to whom they were sent.Imbert-Quaretta’s claim that the authorities have “reached the rate of 2,000 warnings a day” suggests to Reporters Without Borders that they are paying too much attention to figures. The press freedom organization regards the suspension of Internet access as a violation of freedom of expression and HADOPI’s so-called judicial guarantees as nothing more than an illusion.The 70,000 email warnings so far sent are the outcome of 100,000 requests to ISPs to identify suspected offenders from IP addresses. Imbert-Quaretta still hopes to reach the rate of 10,000 warnings a day, the volume cited when parliament debated the HADOPI law.“Less than 10 per cent of those who were sent warnings (about 7,000 people), got back to us directly,” Imbert-Quaretta said. “Three quarters of them asked us to identify the offending material, while the others disputed the claim or suggested that their computers must have been hacked.”Hackers are able to use other people’s Internet connections, so there is a real risk of people being wrongly convicted of illegal file-sharing. Imbert-Quaretta’s response is that “everyone has a duty to protect their connection,” but this ignores the enormous disparities in knowledge of computer technology on the part of the public.The government issued a decree on 12 October requiring ISPs to send these warning emails to their subscribers. One ISP, Free, filed an appeal against the decree on 10 December claiming it violated the confidentiality of its subscribers’ personal data. The case is still pending. June 2, 2021 Find out more to go further News read more