March 13, 2015We reported about work on the roof of East Housing in July 2014, you can see details on July 18. – 23. and July 28 2014, as well as March 4, 6, and 11. 2015.The construction crew built a form around a set of utility vents on the East Housing roof. This will be a retaining platform on which steel housing will be mounted to protect the utility vents.Concrete had to be transported a long way, from the keystone all the way to the top of the East Housing roof.[photos by archive volunteer Chihiro Saito]The concrete is transferred from wheelbarrows to buckets to make it easier to carry up a long set of steps.Workshop participant Brendan Workman.Workshop participant Hunter Eary.Workshop participant Francesco Marchegiano.The crew is finishing the surface of the slab. More to come
Switzerland-based online TV service provider Zattoo has signed a deal with Swiss commercial broadcaster 3 Plus Group to broadcast its 4+ channel over the web in the country.The recently launched 4+ channel, which went live in October, broadcasts movies – particularly action, fantasy, thriller and comedy titles. It also airs US series in German and documentary series.The news comes a day after Zattoo said it would also stream linear RTL Group channels over the web in Germany by the middle of the year.Zattoo said it will live-stream programmes from the RTL, VOX, n-tv, RTL Nitro, Super RTL and RTL II networks.Zattoo is headquartered in Zurich and is now active in seven European cities, where it offers 200 channels – including 55 in Germany. Users have the choice between ad-supported or subscription viewing models and can access the service from computers, mobiles, tablets, connected TVs and games consoles.