New News information at Design Build Network New and updated information from News listed on en-us New News information at Design Build Network Eden Walk Shopping Centre secures approval for redevelopment The Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames in London has granted planning approval to a £400m redevelopment of the Eden Walk Shopping Centre. Thu, 26 May 2016 23:00:00 GMT Dubai opens 3D-printed office building Dubai has opened the first 3D-printed office building in the world, which was planned to help develop design and construction technology that reduces costs Tue, 24 May 2016 23:00:00 GMT Construction works begins on £400m Marble Arch Place in London Demolition contractor Erith has started construction on £400m Marble Arch Place, which is the development being carried out by Almacantar and The Portman Estate. Sun, 22 May 2016 23:00:00 GMT Unite Students plans £40m student accommodation in Birmingham Developer and managing company for accommodation Unite Students has secured a project to develop a site in central Birmingham. Thu, 19 May 2016 23:00:00 GMT Salford Council in UK approves construction of 44-storey residential tower Salford Council has approved the construction of a 44-storey tower to be built at Exchange Court in the Greengate area near Greater Manchester, UK. Tue, 17 May 2016 23:00:00 GMT Connecticut's Yale Center for British Art reopens after 16-month renovation After being closed for 16 months, New Haven's Yale Center for British Art was reopened to the public last week. Sun, 15 May 2016 23:00:00 GMT Steven Holl Architects to design new building for Franklin & Marshall College in US Steven Holl Architects has been selected to design a new visual arts building at Franklin & Marshall College in Pennsylvania, US. Thu, 12 May 2016 23:00:00 GMT Caledonian wins £13m ACS Cobham International School contract Construction company Caledonian Modular has secured a contract worth £13m to build new student accommodation for a global group of four private schools. Tue, 10 May 2016 23:00:00 GMT Design revealed for regeneration of a brownfield urban site in Prague Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA) has unveiled a design for a new central business district adjacent to Masaryk railway station. Sun, 08 May 2016 23:00:00 GMT Laing O'Rourke wins £76m contract to construct residential tower at Imperial College London Laing O'Rourke has secured an contract worth £76m to construct a 34-storey residential tower at the White City Campus of Imperial College London. Thu, 05 May 2016 23:00:00 GMT Ireland's DCU unveils infrastructural development proposal Dublin City University (DCU) has revealed a €230m plan for construction of a student centre, sports facilities, modern digital teaching spaces, and an extension to on-campus accommodation. Tue, 03 May 2016 23:00:00 GMT San Francisco Museum of Modern Art to reopen San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) is set to reopen next month, following three years of renovation. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT Report: Russia’s construction industry to improve after poor performance in 2015 Growth is expected in Russia's construction sector at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 2.52% between 2016 and 2020. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT Studio Four Design and DMAT partner to develop eco-park in Tennessee US-based architecture and design firm Studio Four Design has entered a strategic partnership with DENSO Manufacturing Athens Tennessee (DMAT) to develop an eco-park in Tennessee. Tue, 26 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT MAX IV Laboratory to open in Sweden The MAX IV Laboratory is on schedule to open in Lund, Sweden, with Fojab having acted as architect, and Snøhetta working on the landscape. Sun, 24 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT AHR secures BIM Level 2 certification from BSI AHR has become the first architecture-led consultancy firm to secure BIM Level 2 design and construction certification from the British Standards Institution (BSI). Thu, 21 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT EBRD, World Green Building Council to support sustainable property development in Europe The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has signed a memorandum of understanding with the regional network of the World Green Building Council (WGBC) to support sustainable property development through energy and resource efficien… Tue, 19 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT Timetric invites participation in building information modelling survey Timetric in collaboration with Tunnels & Tunnelling International, Design Build Network and World Construction Network is inviting participation in an industry survey on building information modelling (BIM). Tue, 19 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT Skanska to build research facility at Johns Hopkins Medicine All Children’s Hospital Skanska has secured a $63m contract with Johns Hopkins Medicine All Children’s Hospital to build a research and education facility on the hospital's campus in Florida, US. Sun, 17 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT Green Deal scheme failed to achieve value for money, says National Audit Office report The British Government's Green Deal energy saving scheme cost taxpayers £17,000 for each home that was upgraded, and therefore has not 'achieved value for money', stated parliamentary watchdog the National Audit Office in its report. Thu, 14 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT