New News information at Design Build Network New and updated information from News listed on www.designbuild-network.com http://www.designbuild-network.com/ en-us http://www.designbuild-network.com/ New News information at Design Build Network http://www.designbuild-network.com/content/images/logo_big.gif Eden Walk Shopping Centre secures approval for redevelopment http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newseden-walk-shopping-centre-secures-approval-redevelopment-4906204 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newseden-walk-shopping-centre-secures-approval-redevelopment-4906204 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 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsdubai-opens-3d-printed-office-building-4903557 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsdubai-opens-3d-printed-office-building-4903557 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 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsconstruction-works-begin-on-400m-marble-arch-place-london-4901014 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsconstruction-works-begin-on-400m-marble-arch-place-london-4901014 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 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsunite-students-plans-40m-student-accommodation-in-birmingham-4899595 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsunite-students-plans-40m-student-accommodation-in-birmingham-4899595 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 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newssalford-council-in-uk-approves-construction-of-44-storey-residential-tower-4897009 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newssalford-council-in-uk-approves-construction-of-44-storey-residential-tower-4897009 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 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsconnecticuts-yale-center-british-art-reopens-after-16-months-renovation-4894179 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsconnecticuts-yale-center-british-art-reopens-after-16-months-renovation-4894179 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 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsus-franklin-marshall-college-chooses-designer-for-building-plans-4892719 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsus-franklin-marshall-college-chooses-designer-for-building-plans-4892719 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 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newscaledonian-wins-13m-acs-cobham-international-school-contract-4888693 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newscaledonian-wins-13m-acs-cobham-international-school-contract-4888693 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 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsdesign-revealed-regeneration-brownfield-urban-site-prague-4887173 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsdesign-revealed-regeneration-brownfield-urban-site-prague-4887173 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 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newslaing-orourke-wins-76m-contract-construct-residential-tower-imperial-college-london-4885978 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newslaing-orourke-wins-76m-contract-construct-residential-tower-imperial-college-london-4885978 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 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsirelands-dcu-unveils-infrastructural-development-proposal-4882553 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsirelands-dcu-unveils-infrastructural-development-proposal-4882553 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 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newssan-francisco-museum-of-modern-art-to-reopen-in-may-4878883 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newssan-francisco-museum-of-modern-art-to-reopen-in-may-4878883 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 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsreport-russias-construction-industry-improve-lacklustre-performance-2015-4878150 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsreport-russias-construction-industry-improve-lacklustre-performance-2015-4878150 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 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsstudio-four-design-dmat-partner-develop-eco-park-tennessee-4876375 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsstudio-four-design-dmat-partner-develop-eco-park-tennessee-4876375 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 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newssnhetta-open-max-iv-laboratory-sweden-4873644 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newssnhetta-open-max-iv-laboratory-sweden-4873644 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 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsahr-secures-bim-level-2-certification-from-bsi-4871703 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsahr-secures-bim-level-2-certification-from-bsi-4871703 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 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsebrd-world-green-building-council-support-sustainable-property-development-europe-4869773 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsebrd-world-green-building-council-support-sustainable-property-development-europe-4869773 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 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newstimetric-invites-participation-in-building-information-modelling-survey-4869672 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newstimetric-invites-participation-in-building-information-modelling-survey-4869672 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 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsskanska-to-build-research-facility-at-johns-hopkins-medicine-all-childrens-hospital-4866560 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsskanska-to-build-research-facility-at-johns-hopkins-medicine-all-childrens-hospital-4866560 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 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsgreen-deal-scheme-failed-to-achieve-value-for-money-says-national-audit-office-report-4865496 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsgreen-deal-scheme-failed-to-achieve-value-for-money-says-national-audit-office-report-4865496 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