New Features information at Design Build Network New and updated information from Features listed on en-us New Features information at Design Build Network Creekside: putting family at the heart of a London build-to-let Build-to-let housing projects could play an important role in solving the UK’s housing crisis. Rod James takes a look at the growth of the idea and the design concepts that underpin it. Mon, 24 Oct 2016 23:00:00 GMT Design & Build Review: Issue 32 In this issue: The build-to-let projects putting family at their heart, how bone could become a building material, the danger of smart cities, the regulation of the architectural profession and much mor Fri, 07 Oct 2016 12:43:00 GMT September's top stories: MediaCityUK expansion approved, Dania Pointe construction to begin Salford City Council has given approval for the second phase of the expansion of MediaCityUK, and Dania Pointe is to enter Phase I groundbreaking after demolition and clearing of the 102 acre site is completed. wraps up key h… Thu, 06 Oct 2016 23:00:00 GMT Sophie Nguyen: an architect’s view on London and Brexit In the second part of a two-part interview feature, French architect Sophie Nguyen discusses London’s property market. What’s the situation with planning in the UK capital, and how could Brexit affect architects and designers working in the city? Sun, 18 Sep 2016 23:00:00 GMT Sophie Nguyen: creating with colour French architect Sophie Nguyen has extensive design experience in France and the UK, where she set up her own design studio in 2003. In the first part of a two-part interview feature, Nguyen looks back on her career to date and shares her ideas on ci… Mon, 12 Sep 2016 23:00:00 GMT Design & Build Review: Issue 31 In this issue: How Internet of Things technology could transform sustainable building management, Europe's largest green space initiative, tackling waste in the construction industry, Zaha Hadid's career in buildings and much more Mon, 12 Sep 2016 09:35:00 GMT August's top stories: RMJM chosen for The Tower, Hassell and OMA unveil design for New Museum RMJM has been selected by Aurecon as the executive architect and interior designer for The Tower at Dubai Creek Harbour, and international design firms Hassell and OMA have unveiled the design of New Museum in Western Australia. Designbuild-network.… Thu, 08 Sep 2016 23:00:00 GMT Waste not, want not: new start-up aims to clean up surplus construction material Much progress has been made to limit the construction sector’s waste to landfill in recent years, but what is the next step in sustainable resource efficiency on building sites? Award-winning start-up Circology Ltd is aiming to facilitate the direct … Sun, 04 Sep 2016 23:00:00 GMT Central Scotland Green Network: a joined-up approach to green spaces The Central Scotland Green Network, Europe’s largest green space initiative, has a long-term vision for bolstering the region’s natural qualities, whether urban or rural. The network’s head of development Sue Evans discusses the initiative and the pr… Tue, 23 Aug 2016 23:00:00 GMT Design & Build Review: Issue 30 In this issue: The planning controversy shaking Glasgow, architect Sophie Nguyen on creating with colour and the impact of Brexit, our thoughts on the Aga Khan Award for Architecture shortlist and much more Mon, 08 Aug 2016 08:12:00 GMT July's top stories: Opus' business centre in Shakopee, TST construction planned for 2020 The Opus Group has started construction on a speculative industrial development in the Valley Park Business Centre in Shakopee and Grand River Development has planned to build Taipei Sky Tower, which is planned for construction in 2020. Designbuild-n… Sun, 07 Aug 2016 23:00:00 GMT The Aga Khan Award for Architecture: a celebration of past and present Every three years hundreds of building projects from countries with a significant Muslim presence compete in the Aga Khan Award for Architecture for US$ 1 million in prize money. This year, out of 348 projects, 19 have made the shortlist across 14 di… Sun, 07 Aug 2016 23:00:00 GMT Design for life: inside Aarhus Arkitekterne’s Danish Proton Therapy Centre Construction is underway on the world’s most advanced radiotherapy centre in Aarhus, Denmark. Mette dan-Weibel, partner and principal for health at Danish practice Aarhus Arkitekterne, walks Julian Turner through the winning bid and describes the cha… Sun, 31 Jul 2016 23:00:00 GMT How a pedestrianised village is reinventing Germany’s suburbs Dutch architectural firm MVRDV and home manufacturer Traumhaus have partnered to “reinvent affordable living in the suburbs”. But is the 27,000m2 project in Mannheim, Germany, just a rehash of the planned communities of the 1920s, or does it offer tr… Mon, 25 Jul 2016 23:00:00 GMT Ruining a ruin: what makes a good restoration project? The controversy stirred up by the recent restoration of Matrera Castle in Spain is a reminder of the fine line between success and failure when it comes to our historic buildings. Chris Lo asks what makes a truly successful restoration project, and w… Sun, 24 Jul 2016 23:00:00 GMT In pictures: triumph and tribulation at Rio’s new Olympic Park With the Olympic Games just around the corner, is Rio de Janeiro’s Olympic Park ready to host the world? This special photo feature checks out the original masterplan for the Olympic Park and takes a tour of some of the new arenas and facilities that… Tue, 19 Jul 2016 23:00:00 GMT Design & Build Review: Issue 29 In this issue: How the Olympic Park structures match up to those in Rio's masterplan, continuing Zaha Hadid Architects without Zaha, designing a Proton Therapy centre and much more Fri, 08 Jul 2016 11:28:00 GMT June's top stories: Kier to restore Mackintosh Building and Skanska to invest in office complex Kier Construction secures a £25m contract to restore Glasgow School of Art's (GSA) Mackintosh Building, and Skanska plans to invest €30m in the first phase of an office complex in Warsaw. wraps up key headlines from June 2016.… Wed, 06 Jul 2016 23:00:00 GMT LEAF Awards 2016 Official Shortlist The 13th annual LEAF Awards are pleased to announce the 2016 shortlist of entries. All of the shortlisted projects include buildings that are setting the benchmark for the international architectural community. The LEAF Awards Gala Dinner will be h… Tue, 05 Jul 2016 23:00:00 GMT A design for life: the psychology of architecture With 21st century design and liveability challenges growing, should architects be paying more attention to psychologists to get a better idea of users’ needs? A return to interdisciplinary methods and collaboration could do a world of good for the bu… Mon, 27 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT