This is a prefabricate mobile home that is located on the countryside of Austrian. It is designed by Design Spotters. It is made out of wood and steel. The structure is designed for energy conservation and heat retention. The Espace Mobile home is 4 meters wide and it ranges from 7 to 15 meters long.
The Gehling House was designed by INDEX Architects BDA. It is located in Lüdinghausen, Germany. They invisioned a structure that is temporary that is make up of prefabricated kit of parts that can be dismantled and re-assemble elsewhere. The prefabricated parts are made up of lamellae. Lamellae is a type of material that energy is obtained than is released. Energy management can be controlled by sliding a set of shadow-casting , view-defining lamellae along track that run horizontal in the house. The house is elevated because of the dangers of flooding. Also buy having the house elevated it gives the residents a better view of the tree that are located in the courtyard. The courtyard acts as a stage for selected scenes as the seasons change.
Wikipedia Encyclopedia– Lamellae
Peter Cook and Neil Spiller, The Power of Contemporary Architecture, [John Wiley & Sons, (7 May 1999)]
Business incubators have been in the USA since 1960s and in the 1980s they started to bloom in the UK and Europe. Business Incubators are organizations that help companies that are just starting out to have a chance to group so they have a better chance to survive. There is both public and private incubators. Public incubators are for high-tech industries like science based business such as universities and research institutes. Private incubators are for profit firms that take a reasonable fee for there services. This type of incubator is for new firms that are just starting out in the business world.
Resources and service elements:
- provision of physical space
- management coaching
- help in preparing an effective business plan
- administrative services
- technical support
- business networking
- advice on intellectual property
- help in finding sources of financing
Wikipedia Encyclopedia– Business incubators
Nestle’s is a business incubator for all super markets, convenient stores, vending machine companies, some retail stores like Target, Walmart, Meijers, Walgreens, Cvs, and many more. The products that Nestles provides for these companies is:
- Poland Springs
- Ice Mountain
- Nestle Water
- Pro Plan
- Taster Choice
- Good Start
Myspace is an open source site that was created by Thomas Anderson and Christopher DeWolfe and it was launched in February of 1999. The site allow people to create their own profile space that lets them post blogs and bulletins, they can join group, find new and old friends, search for music, comedy, movies. It allow musicians to put their music on the web so they can get their name out into to world. For people that join myspace but don’t know how to make code to devolope their space there are site that help people to do that like Pimp my Profile, Thomas’ Myspace Editor, and Myspace Generator.