New News information at Design Build Network New and updated information from News listed on 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 Singapore unveils framework for designing smart towns http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newssingapore-unveils-framework-for-designing-smart-towns-4371110 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newssingapore-unveils-framework-for-designing-smart-towns-4371110 Singapore's Housing and Development Board (HDB) has unveiled its Smart HDB Town Framework, which it will use to improve town planning and the environment. Thu, 11 Sep 2014 23:00:00 GMT Emaar Properties to unveil BLVD Heights residential towers in Dubai http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsemaar-properties-to-unveil-blvd-heights-residential-towers-in-dubai-4370885 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsemaar-properties-to-unveil-blvd-heights-residential-towers-in-dubai-4370885 UAE-based Emaar Properties is set to unveil its latest residential towers BLVD Heights in Downtown Dubai on 13 September. Thu, 11 Sep 2014 23:00:00 GMT Park Investments unveils $73.5m villa project at Jumeirah Village Circle in Dubai http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newspark-investments-unveils-735m-villa-project-at-jumeirah-village-circle-in-dubai-4369466 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newspark-investments-unveils-735m-villa-project-at-jumeirah-village-circle-in-dubai-4369466 UAE-based developer Park Investments has launched the AED270m ($73.5m) Park Villas project at Jumeirah Village Circle (JVC) in Dubai. Wed, 10 Sep 2014 23:00:00 GMT Modscape Concept designs cliff-hanging house http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsmodscape-concept-designs-cliff-hanging-house-4369487 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsmodscape-concept-designs-cliff-hanging-house-4369487 Australian architectural firm Modscape Concept has designed a five-storey concept house that actually hangs down the side of a cliff face. Wed, 10 Sep 2014 23:00:00 GMT Tebyan and Swarovski partner for Sparkle Towers at Dubai Marina project http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newstebyan-and-swarovski-partner-for-sparkle-towers-at-dubai-marina-project-4367892 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newstebyan-and-swarovski-partner-for-sparkle-towers-at-dubai-marina-project-4367892 Dubai-based property developer Tebyan has partnered with Austrian firm Swarovski to develop the crystal-inspired Sparkle Towers at the Dubai Marina project. Tue, 09 Sep 2014 23:00:00 GMT Balfour Beatty secures £70m contract from Crossrail for new Woolwich station http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsbalfour-beatty-secures-70m-contract-from-crossrail-for-new-woolwich-station-4367951 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsbalfour-beatty-secures-70m-contract-from-crossrail-for-new-woolwich-station-4367951 Balfour Beatty has secured a £70m contract from Crossrail to complete and fit-out the new railway station at Woolwich in the UK. Tue, 09 Sep 2014 23:00:00 GMT Trimble forms strategic alliance with Gehry Technologies http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newstrimble-forms-strategic-alliance-with-gehry-technologies-4366491 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newstrimble-forms-strategic-alliance-with-gehry-technologies-4366491 American technology firm Trimble has formed a strategic alliance with Gehry Technologies to enhance the use of technologies in the construction industry. Mon, 08 Sep 2014 23:00:00 GMT Dar Al-Handasah to design and supervise $19bn downtown project in Dubai http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsdar-al-handasah-to-design-and-supervise-19bn-downtown-project-in-dubai-4366104 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsdar-al-handasah-to-design-and-supervise-19bn-downtown-project-in-dubai-4366104 Dubai-based master developer Limitless has appointed Dar Al-Handasah for designing and supervising the $19bn Downtown Jebel Ali project in Dubai. Mon, 08 Sep 2014 23:00:00 GMT Towell Construction secures residential contract from Saraya Bandar Jissah http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newstowell-construction-secures-residential-contract-from-saraya-bandar-jissah-4364884 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newstowell-construction-secures-residential-contract-from-saraya-bandar-jissah-4364884 Towell Construction has secured a construction contract from Oman's Saraya Bandar Jissah to build the first residential zone package, Zaha, in the country. Sun, 07 Sep 2014 23:00:00 GMT Queens Park Rangers to invest in £6.2bn West London regeneration programme http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsqueens-park-rangers-to-invest-in-62bn-west-london-regeneration-programme-4364800 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsqueens-park-rangers-to-invest-in-62bn-west-london-regeneration-programme-4364800 Queens Park Rangers Football Club (QPRFC) plans to invest £6.2bn in regenerating brownfield land at Old Oak in West London. Sun, 07 Sep 2014 23:00:00 GMT Crystal Lagoons unveils $4bn mixed-use project in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newscrystal-lagoons-unveils-4bn-mixed-use-project-in-jeddah-saudi-arabia-4363316 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newscrystal-lagoons-unveils-4bn-mixed-use-project-in-jeddah-saudi-arabia-4363316 Crystal Lagoons has unveiled the 240ha mixed-use project in the Red Sea coastal city of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Thu, 04 Sep 2014 23:00:00 GMT Foster + Partners, FR-EE and NACO to design new $9.16bn airport in Mexico http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsfoster-partners-fr-ee-and-naco-to-design-new-916bn-international-airport-in-mexico-4363324 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsfoster-partners-fr-ee-and-naco-to-design-new-916bn-international-airport-in-mexico-4363324 Foster + Partners, Fernando Romero Enterprise (FR-EE) and Netherlands Airport Consultants (NACO) have won a contract from the State of Mexico to design the new international airport in Mexico City for $9.16bn. Thu, 04 Sep 2014 23:00:00 GMT EIB provides €200m loan for infrastructure development projects in Vasteras, Sweden http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newseib-provides-200m-loan-for-infrastructure-development-projects-in-vasteras-sweden-4362235 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newseib-provides-200m-loan-for-infrastructure-development-projects-in-vasteras-sweden-4362235 The European Investment Bank (EIB) will provide a SEK1.8bn (€200m) loan for small and medium-sized infrastructure development projects in the Vasteras city of Sweden. Wed, 03 Sep 2014 23:00:00 GMT Laing O’Rourke begins construction of £420m Brighton hospital http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newslaing-orourke-begins-construction-of-420m-brighton-hospital-4362195 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newslaing-orourke-begins-construction-of-420m-brighton-hospital-4362195 UK-based construction firm Laing O'Rourke has started construction work on the first new buildings linked to the £420m Brighton 3Ts redevelopment of the Royal Sussex County Hospital. Wed, 03 Sep 2014 23:00:00 GMT Kleindienst Group needs partners to begin construction at Dubai’s The World http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newskleindienst-group-needs-partners-to-begin-construction-at-dubais-the-world-4360654 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newskleindienst-group-needs-partners-to-begin-construction-at-dubais-the-world-4360654 Dubai-based real estate agent and property developer Kleindienst Group is looking for joint venture (JV) partners in order to start construction at The World in Dubai. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 23:00:00 GMT Kier selected to design £50m residential tower at London’s Greenwich Peninsular http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newskier-selected-to-design-50m-residential-tower-at-londons-greenwich-peninsular-4360724 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newskier-selected-to-design-50m-residential-tower-at-londons-greenwich-peninsular-4360724 Knight Dragon Developments has selected UK-based construction company Kier Group to design and build the new £50m residential tower on Greenwich Peninsular in London. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 23:00:00 GMT Sunland unveils plans for $420m residential tower project in Toowong, Brisbane http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newssunland-unveils-plans-for-420m-residential-tower-project-in-toowong-brisbane-4359219 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newssunland-unveils-plans-for-420m-residential-tower-project-in-toowong-brisbane-4359219 Australia-based property developer Sunland Group has unveiled plans to build a $420m residential tower project at the former Australian Broadcasting headquarters in Toowong, Brisbane. Mon, 01 Sep 2014 23:00:00 GMT Ground broken on The Edge office building in Dubai Internet City http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsground-broken-on-the-edge-office-building-in-dubai-internet-city-4359495 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsground-broken-on-the-edge-office-building-in-dubai-internet-city-4359495 Dubai-based boutique real estate firm SWEID & SWEID Development has broken ground on a new commercial building, The Edge, in Dubai Internet City (DIC). Mon, 01 Sep 2014 23:00:00 GMT Deyaar announces new mixed-use Montrose project in Dubai http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsdeyaar-announces-new-mixed-use-montrose-project-in-dubai-4358003 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsdeyaar-announces-new-mixed-use-montrose-project-in-dubai-4358003 Dubai-based Deyaar Development has announced the launch of the new Montrose project, which includes constructing a hotel apartment and two residential towers. Sun, 31 Aug 2014 23:00:00 GMT Omniyat and DSI to develop new residential building on Palm Jumeirah in Dubai http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsomniyat-and-dsi-to-develop-new-residential-building-on-palm-jumeirah-in-dubai-4358129 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsomniyat-and-dsi-to-develop-new-residential-building-on-palm-jumeirah-in-dubai-4358129 Middle East-based developer Omniyat has partnered with Drake & Scull International PJSC (DSI) to build a new residential project at the entrance of the Palm Jumeirah in Dubai. Sun, 31 Aug 2014 23:00:00 GMT