Text description provided by the architects. The assignment was consisting of a small cabin for visits. It was thought as for it spoils reason it was decided to do it in 2 levels, this way to diminish the surface that deals with the area. The project is a 540cm cube (exterior measure) of wooden structure with two levels inside. Save this picture!It is thought as a housing of low energetic consumption, as what special care was had in the orientation, and the interior color, the location of the windows and the isolation. In this case, the isolation material gives a special characteristic to the façades and to the entire project. Save this picture!For the walls bales of straw were in use stuccoes in mud, given its high thermal efficiency and for being an abundant material in the zone. These are protected from the rain by plates of transparent polycarbonate, which leaves in evidence the materiality and zinc waved in the parts top and low. Save this picture!The cover is a green cover, with pasture, which prevents that the wind to strikes directly the surface, and take heat from it. This is considered a 5th façade for its also visible. The location of the windows was projected to allow abundant sun light in the interior in winter and a crossed flow of air to ventilate it in summer. The interior was decided to be painted white, in order that the natural light bounces and diminishes the need to use artificial light.Save this picture!Project gallerySee allShow lessTwo residences in New York / Gage ClemenceauSelected ProjectsSir Norman Foster on TED TalksArticles Share CopyAbout this officeAATA Associate ArchitectsOfficeFollowProductsWoodPlastic#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesWoodNavidadHousesChilePublished on May 11, 2008Cite: “Guest House / AATA Associate Architects” 11 May 2008. ArchDaily. Accessed 12 Jun 2021.
took over a store, will want to do business, it is not easy, even if there are already accumulated customer groups, but now the competition is so fierce, if you don’t take some action, is not easy to succeed. Duan Xuening is an ordinary retail customer in Wuqiao, Hebei. Five years ago, she took the store from her mother. Although the lack of experience, but some Xuening flexible mind, know how to seize the opportunity, leveraging the "East", also doing booming business.
seize the opportunity to attract customers
Duan Xuening shop area of only more than and 30 square meters, has been operated by the mother of the past more than and 10 years. In 2011, the mother sick need to recuperate, became the new boss Xuening section.
at first, because the mother has accumulated many years of contacts, business is pretty good. But then opened a few new near the size of the supermarket, the source of the store gradually less. June 2013, in less than 200 meters away from the shop, a large shopping center of the completion of the four floor.
in the face of such powerful competitors, near several small supermarket owners feel a lot of pressure, but Duan Xuening never smell a business opportunity. The mall opened a few days ago, she quickly made a "new arrival, inventory sale" signs outside the shop erected a pergola, moved home idle in large freezer, filled with ice cream, cold drinks etc..
mall opened that day, the streets crowded. Because of the fear of too many customers stampede, shopping malls in the opening half an hour after the temporary closure of the shutter doors, late customers can only wait in the sun. For a time, some shop door under the awning Xuening is crowded with people. Soon, not only the sale of cold drinks and light, other commodities have also sold a lot. More importantly, the pretext of "Dongfeng" that Duan Xuening has opened up a lot of new customers.
sincere service to retain customers
last spring, a new bus station outside the shop. See people on the roadside waiting for the bus every day, in front of the store section Xuening upon the addition of a fruit stand. For the convenience of customers in a hurry, some also put all kinds of fruits in advance than Xuening, packed into a small package of different components. This approach is really in line with the needs of customers waiting for the car, the store’s turnover has increased a lot.
for the customer into the store shopping, some will try to provide considerate service xuening. For example, in the reception of a customer, and the customer to the store shopping, she will take care of the former customers and quickly with the new store customers to greet. Some customers with children, some will come up with orange or Xuening biscuits and other small food for children, so that customers can choose at ease.
now there is competition, recommended