New Article information at Design Build Network New and updated information from Article listed on www.designbuild-network.com http://www.designbuild-network.com/ en-us http://www.designbuild-network.com/ New Article information at Design Build Network http://www.designbuild-network.com/content/images/logo_big.gif The privatisation of public space http://www.designbuild-network.com/features/featurethe-privatisation-of-public-space-5776190/ http://www.designbuild-network.com/features/featurethe-privatisation-of-public-space-5776190/ Since the rise of neoliberalism in the late 1980s, public spaces in the UK and other cities around the world have increasingly been transferred into private hands. What affect does this have on our cities and what can architects do to challenge it? P… Sun, 23 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Vista Tower, Chicago, Illinois http://www.designbuild-network.com/projects/vista-tower-chicago-illinois/ http://www.designbuild-network.com/projects/vista-tower-chicago-illinois/ Vista tower is a 95-storey hotel and residential skyscraper being built in Chicago, Illinois, US. It is expected to become the third tallest skyscraper in the city upon completion. Thu, 20 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Remembering Bauhaus: a lesson in the art of ‘staying open’ http://www.designbuild-network.com/features/featureremembering-bauhaus-a-lesson-in-the-art-of-staying-open-5775801/ http://www.designbuild-network.com/features/featureremembering-bauhaus-a-lesson-in-the-art-of-staying-open-5775801/ Closed by the Nazis in 1933, the German art school known as Bauhaus went on to become one the world’s most influential architecture and design schools. With plans underway to mark its 100th anniversary in 2019, Philip Kleinfeld looks back at the move… Wed, 19 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Forest Green Rovers' Eco Park Stadium http://www.designbuild-network.com/projects/forest-green-rovers-eco-park-stadium/ http://www.designbuild-network.com/projects/forest-green-rovers-eco-park-stadium/ Forest Green Rovers' Eco Park stadium, planned in Stroud, Gloucestershire, UK, is touted to become the world’s first stadium to be entirely made from timber. Mon, 17 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Building borders: how are architects reacting to Trump’s wall plan? http://www.designbuild-network.com/features/featurebuilding-borders-how-are-architects-reacting-to-trumps-wall-plan-5784518/ http://www.designbuild-network.com/features/featurebuilding-borders-how-are-architects-reacting-to-trumps-wall-plan-5784518/ US President Donald Trump’s call for a “great, great wall” running across the US-Mexico border has proved as polarising with design and construction firms as it has in the country at large. But with the Department of Homeland Security seeking to buil… Mon, 10 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Design & Build Review: Issue 37 http://www.designbuild-network.com/features/featuredesign-build-review-issue-37-5782185/ http://www.designbuild-network.com/features/featuredesign-build-review-issue-37-5782185/ In this issue: the plans for a wooden skyscraper in the heart of Lagos, Nigeria, how Brexit is impacting the UK construction industry, the global impact of Bauhaus, hopes for Birmingham in the wake of HS2 and much more Fri, 07 Apr 2017 10:53:00 GMT March's top stories: HHC to construct tower in Chicago, SES to support Godiva Place in UK http://www.designbuild-network.com/features/featuremarchs-top-stories-hhc-to-construct-trophy-class-office-tower-in-chicago-ses-to-support-godiva-place-in-uk-5781138/ http://www.designbuild-network.com/features/featuremarchs-top-stories-hhc-to-construct-trophy-class-office-tower-in-chicago-ses-to-support-godiva-place-in-uk-5781138/ HHC secured approval to construct its new office building in Chicago, SES to provide mechanical and electrical services for Godiva Place in UK. Designbuild-network.com wraps-up the key headlines from March 2017. Wed, 05 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT UK construction counts the cost of Brexit fallout http://www.designbuild-network.com/features/featureuk-construction-counts-the-cost-of-brexit-fallout-5777486/ http://www.designbuild-network.com/features/featureuk-construction-counts-the-cost-of-brexit-fallout-5777486/ With forecasts of falling demand, rising material costs and an exacerbated skills shortage, Brexit look likely to take a toll on UK construction. How has the Brexit vote affected the construction industry, and how might the impact of the UK’s departu… Tue, 04 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Kiruna City Hall - The Crystal, Kiruna http://www.designbuild-network.com/projects/kiruna-city-hall---the-crystal-kiruna/ http://www.designbuild-network.com/projects/kiruna-city-hall---the-crystal-kiruna/ The city of Kiruna, Sweden, is building a new city hall named Krystallen (The Crystal) as part of the city's relocation. Tue, 04 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Lagos’ wooden skyscraper http://www.designbuild-network.com/features/featurelagos-wooden-skyscraper-5776222/ http://www.designbuild-network.com/features/featurelagos-wooden-skyscraper-5776222/ Often overlooked in favour of glass, steel and concrete, wood is now being used in unexpected places including skyscrapers. Patrick Kingsland spoke to Cameroonian architect Hermann Kamte about his plans to build a wooden tower in the heart of Nigeria… Sun, 02 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT The shape of tomorrow: Reprogrammable materials http://www.designbuild-network.com/features/featurethe-shape-of-tomorrow-reprogrammable-materials-5776250/ http://www.designbuild-network.com/features/featurethe-shape-of-tomorrow-reprogrammable-materials-5776250/ Material scientists at Harvard University have created structures that can change shape and behaviour on demand. Frances Marcellin looks at how the findings could impact on building design. Fri, 31 Mar 2017 15:00:00 GMT New NFL Rams Stadium, Inglewood, California http://www.designbuild-network.com/projects/new-nfl-rams-stadium-inglewood-california/ http://www.designbuild-network.com/projects/new-nfl-rams-stadium-inglewood-california/ The NFL Rams will be soon moving to a new 80,000-seat capacity stadium being built in Inglewood, California, US. Mon, 27 Mar 2017 23:00:00 GMT Quay Quarter Tower, Sydney http://www.designbuild-network.com/projects/quay-quarter-tower-sydney/ http://www.designbuild-network.com/projects/quay-quarter-tower-sydney/ The Quay Quarter Tower is a mixed-use building being developed in Sydney, Australia. Designed by 3XN, the tower is part of the A$2bn ($1.54bn) Quay Quarter Sydney project being undertaken by AMP Capital. Wed, 22 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT Gold Coast Cultural Precinct http://www.designbuild-network.com/projects/gold-coast-cultural-precinct/ http://www.designbuild-network.com/projects/gold-coast-cultural-precinct/ The Gold Coast Cultural Precinct is a new centre for arts, culture and community in Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia. Fri, 17 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT Xinhee Design Center, Xiamen http://www.designbuild-network.com/projects/xinhee-design-center-xiamen/ http://www.designbuild-network.com/projects/xinhee-design-center-xiamen/ Xinhee Design Center is a new office building being built for Chinese fashion group, Xin Hee. Designed by MAD Architects, the new office is located in Xiamen, Fujian, China. Fri, 10 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT S.Pellegrino Flagship Factory, Bergamo http://www.designbuild-network.com/projects/spellegrino-flagship-factory-bergamo/ http://www.designbuild-network.com/projects/spellegrino-flagship-factory-bergamo/ Mineral water manufacturer, Sanpellegrino, redesigned its S.Pellegrino flagship factory in the San Pellegrino Terme village in Bergamo, Italy. Wed, 22 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT The challenge of passive house design http://www.designbuild-network.com/features/featurethe-challenge-of-passive-house-design-5731282/ http://www.designbuild-network.com/features/featurethe-challenge-of-passive-house-design-5731282/ Asia’s largest passive house development is currently under construction on a site covering almost 200 acres in Qinagdao, China. Patrick Kingsland spoke to German-based architect Wolfgang Frey, who previously designed the world’s largest passive hous… Mon, 20 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Kingdom Tower http://www.designbuild-network.com/projects/kingdom-tower/ http://www.designbuild-network.com/projects/kingdom-tower/ The proposed Kingdom Tower in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, will be the world's tallest skyscraper. The final height of the tower has not been revealed but is expected to be approximately 1,000m (3,280ft). Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT M City, Mississauga, Toronto http://www.designbuild-network.com/projects/m-city-mississauga-toronto/ http://www.designbuild-network.com/projects/m-city-mississauga-toronto/ M City is a master-planned community being developed in Hurontario Street and Burnhamthorpe Road in Mississauga, Toronto, Canada. Fri, 10 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Helsinki Central Library, Helsinki http://www.designbuild-network.com/projects/helsinki-central-library-helsinki/ http://www.designbuild-network.com/projects/helsinki-central-library-helsinki/ The Helsinki Central Library is a new public library building located by the Töölönlahti Bay in Helsinki, Finland. Thu, 09 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT