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 Kaiser Permanente opens new hospital at Redwood City, California http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newskaiser-permanente-opens-new-hospital-at-redwood-city-california-4471746 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newskaiser-permanente-opens-new-hospital-at-redwood-city-california-4471746 US-based healthcare provider Kaiser Permanente has opened a new replacement hospital at its Redwood City Medical Center. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT Whim Architecture plans floating community using recycled ocean plastic http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newswhim-architecture-plans-floating-community-using-recycled-ocean-plastic-4471777 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newswhim-architecture-plans-floating-community-using-recycled-ocean-plastic-4471777 Netherlands-based architecture firm Whim Architecture has initiated a new Recycled Island project that will convert ocean plastic into a sustainable living arrangement. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT OMA to design Lujiazui Exhibition Centre in Shanghai Pudong http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsoma-to-design-lujiazui-exhibition-centre-in-shanghai-pudong-4470396 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsoma-to-design-lujiazui-exhibition-centre-in-shanghai-pudong-4470396 Netherlands-based OMA has won a competition to design the Lujiazui Exhibition Centre on a 1,500m² space in Shanghai Pudong on the site of the former Shanghai Shipyard. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT BAM wins contract to construct Center Court in Netherlands http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsbam-wins-contract-to-construct-center-court-in-netherlands-4470413 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsbam-wins-contract-to-construct-center-court-in-netherlands-4470413 Construction group BAM has secured a €35m contract from the Brightlands Chemelot Campus to construct a central meeting place, education and research centre at Brightlands Chemelot Campus in Sittard-Geleen, the Netherlands. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT University of Waterloo to construct new health sciences building http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsuniversity-of-waterloo-to-construct-new-health-sciences-building-4468985 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsuniversity-of-waterloo-to-construct-new-health-sciences-building-4468985 Construction has started on the University of Waterloo's new 56,000ft² Faculty of Applied Health Sciences building in Ontario, Canada. Mon, 15 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT COBE to design Adidas Group’s flagship building http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newscobe-to-design-adidas-groups-flagship-building-4468817 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newscobe-to-design-adidas-groups-flagship-building-4468817 Danish architect firm COBE has won an international competition to design Adidas Group's new flagship building called the 'Meet & Eat'. Mon, 15 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT 3XN to design new headquarters for International Olympic Committee http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/news3xn-to-design-new-headquarters-for-international-olympic-committee-4467593 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/news3xn-to-design-new-headquarters-for-international-olympic-committee-4467593 The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has selected Denmark-based architectural firm 3XN to design its new headquarters. Fri, 12 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT CCCI to buy Leighton's building unit for $951m http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsccci-to-buy-leightons-building-unit-for-951m-4467696 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsccci-to-buy-leightons-building-unit-for-951m-4467696 Construction company China Communications Construction International (CCCI) has signed an agreement to buy the business and assets of John Holland Group from Australian construction company Leighton Holdings for approximately A$1.15bn ($951m). Fri, 12 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT Omniyat Group breaks ground on maritime city residence in Dubai http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsomniyat-group-breaks-ground-on-maritime-city-residence-in-dubai-4466316 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsomniyat-group-breaks-ground-on-maritime-city-residence-in-dubai-4466316 Middle East company Omniyat Group has broken ground on new seafront development ANWA by Omniyat in Dubai. Thu, 11 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT Skanska signs contract to build new European property in London http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsskanska-signs-contract-to-build-new-european-property-in-london-4466277 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsskanska-signs-contract-to-build-new-european-property-in-london-4466277 Construction and development company Skanska is to build the new 52 Lime Street tower in the City of London, as part of a £198m contract (SEK2.2bn) signed with WRBC Development UK. Thu, 11 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT Steven Holl to design new north wing of Mumbai City Museum http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newssteven-holl-to-design-new-north-wing-of-mumbai-city-museum-4464994 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newssteven-holl-to-design-new-north-wing-of-mumbai-city-museum-4464994 Steven Holl Architects has been selected to design a new wing for Mumbai City Museum. Wed, 10 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT Wandsworth Council launches design competition for London's Nine Elms to Pimlico bridge http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newswandsworth-council-launches-design-competition-for-london-nine-elms-to-pimlico-bridge-4465072 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newswandsworth-council-launches-design-competition-for-london-nine-elms-to-pimlico-bridge-4465072 Wandsworth Council in the UK has launched an international competition for architects and engineers to design the new Nine Elms to Pimlico bridge across the River Thames in central London. Wed, 10 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT Saudi and US companies plan $1.3bn investment in Moroccan projects http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newssaudi-and-us-companies-plan-1-3bn-investment-in-moroccan-projects-4463579 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newssaudi-and-us-companies-plan-1-3bn-investment-in-moroccan-projects-4463579 Riyadh-based Knowledge Corner Marketing and Business Services has signed an agreement with the Moroccan Taroudant province on behalf of a group of US companies to invest $1.3bn in a portfolio of projects. Tue, 09 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT Photon Project to launch all-glass building concept http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsphoton-project-to-launch-all-glass-building-concept-4463763 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsphoton-project-to-launch-all-glass-building-concept-4463763 UK-based start-up company The Photon Project is to launch its new intelligent all-glass living unit Photon Space. Tue, 09 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT BAM Alliance and Belgian Ministry of Defence reach agreement on Nato HQ claim http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsbam-alliance-belgian-ministry-of-defence-4462219 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsbam-alliance-belgian-ministry-of-defence-4462219 The BAM consortium building NATO's new headquarters in Brussels, BAM Alliance and Belgian Ministry of Defence have reached an agreement on the claim for additional costs and the new time frame, submitted last year. Mon, 08 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT John Holland secures $150m contract to expand Sundrop Farms’s glasshouse in Australia http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsjohn-holland-sundrop-farms-4462527 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsjohn-holland-sundrop-farms-4462527 Leighton Holdings company John Holland has secured a contract worth more than $150m to expand the Sundrop Farms arid climate agricultural operations located at Port Augusta in South Australia. Mon, 08 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT NCC to construct north wing of Copenhagen University Hospitalin in Denmark http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsncc-to-construct-north-wing-of-copenhagen-university-hospitalin-in-denmark-4460923 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsncc-to-construct-north-wing-of-copenhagen-university-hospitalin-in-denmark-4460923 NCC has signed a Skr410m ($55m) agreement with the Capital Region of Denmark for moulding of the building structure for the new part of Rigshospitalet (Copenhagen University Hospital), named the North Wing. Fri, 05 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT Carillion wins two support services contract in UK http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newscarillion-wins-two-support-services-contract-in-uk-4460955 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newscarillion-wins-two-support-services-contract-in-uk-4460955 Carillion has won support services contracts worth £80m from the UK's Heathrow Airport and Barts Health NHS Trust. Fri, 05 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT Guggenheim Helsinki design competition finalists announced http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsguggenheim-helsinki-design-competition-finalists-announced-4459821 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsguggenheim-helsinki-design-competition-finalists-announced-4459821 The Solomon R Guggenheim Foundation has finalised six concept designs for a proposed Guggenheim museum in Helsinki, Finland. Thu, 04 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT SPARK designs urban retirement and farming concept in Singapore http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsspark-designs-urban-retirement-and-farming-concept-in-singapore-4459781 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsspark-designs-urban-retirement-and-farming-concept-in-singapore-4459781 International architectural and design consultancy SPARK has produced a new conceptual project for the next generation of urban retirement housing. Thu, 04 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT