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 Sanaa to design expansion project for NSW Art Gallery in Sydney, Australia http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newssanaa-to-design-expansion-project-for-nsw-art-gallery-in-sydney-australia-4588946 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newssanaa-to-design-expansion-project-for-nsw-art-gallery-in-sydney-australia-4588946 New South Wales (NSW) Art Gallery in Australia has awarded a contract to Japan-based architectural firm Sanaa to design the Sydney Modern Project. Thu, 28 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT Barcelona’s FTA designs floating solar farm to prevent food shortages http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsbarcelonas-fta-designs-floating-solar-farm-to-prevent-food-shortages-4588776 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsbarcelonas-fta-designs-floating-solar-farm-to-prevent-food-shortages-4588776 Barcelona-based Forward Thinking Architecture (FTA) has launched an innovative concept to construct a solar-powered vertical farm that floats offshore and provides a viable solution to future food scarcity issues. Thu, 28 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT Designs for Showground rail station revealed in Sydney, Australia http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsdesigns-for-showground-rail-station-revealed-in-sydney-australia-4587313 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsdesigns-for-showground-rail-station-revealed-in-sydney-australia-4587313 New South Wales Transport and Infrastructure Ministry has revealed design plans for the Showground station site, which is one of the eight railway stations for Sydney's A$8.3bn ($6.41bn) North West Rail Link (NWRL) project. Wed, 27 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT Partners Group and Marick begin £200m office development in London http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newspartners-group-and-marick-begin-200m-office-development-in-london-4587150 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newspartners-group-and-marick-begin-200m-office-development-in-london-4587150 Switzerland-based private equity firm Partners Group has announced plans to develop a Grade A office building at 80 Fenchurch Street in London, UK. Wed, 27 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT Kilroy Realty to scale-back One Paseo project in California, US http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newskilroy-realty-to-scale-back-one-paseo-project-in-california-us-4586178 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newskilroy-realty-to-scale-back-one-paseo-project-in-california-us-4586178 US-based real estate investment trust Kilroy Realty (KRC) has reached a midway agreement with three community groups to scale-down the One Paseo and continue with the mixed-used development project in San Diego, California. Tue, 26 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT Bouygues Construction to build Manhattan Loft Gardens in London, UK http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsbouygues-construction-to-build-manhattan-loft-gardens-in-london-uk-4586290 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsbouygues-construction-to-build-manhattan-loft-gardens-in-london-uk-4586290 UK-based property developer Manhattan Loft has awarded a £250m construction project to Bouygues Construction for Manhattan Loft Gardens. Tue, 26 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT Tham & Videgård designs ‘most sought after’ Hemnet Home in Sweden http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newstham-videgrd-designs-most-sought-after-hemnet-home-in-sweden-4585027 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newstham-videgrd-designs-most-sought-after-hemnet-home-in-sweden-4585027 Swedish firm Tham & Videgård has created the Hemnet Home as a data experiment intended to create a new form of architecture. Mon, 25 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT Luxembourg’s GMH plans riverside residential complex in Chicago, US http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsluxembourgs-gmh-plans-riverside-residential-complex-in-chicago-us-4585033 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsluxembourgs-gmh-plans-riverside-residential-complex-in-chicago-us-4585033 Luxembourg-based financial holding firm General Mediterranean Holding (GMH) will partner with US-based developer Related Midwest to form a masterplan for building a riverside complex on the 62-acre South Loop site alongside the Chicago River in the U… Mon, 25 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT Herzog & de Meuron inaugurates Slow Food Pavilion at Expo Milan 2015 in Italy http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsherzog-de-meuron-inaugurates-slow-food-pavilion-at-expo-milan-2015-in-italy-4583677 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsherzog-de-meuron-inaugurates-slow-food-pavilion-at-expo-milan-2015-in-italy-4583677 Slow Food has collaborated with Swiss architects Herzog & de Meuron to design and construct the Slow Food Pavilion at Expo Milan 2015 in Italy, which was inaugurated this month. Thu, 21 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT University of Michigan Board of Regents approves $168m in-campus sports complex design http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsuniversity-of-michigan-board-of-regents-approves-168m-in-campus-sports-complex-design-4583294 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsuniversity-of-michigan-board-of-regents-approves-168m-in-campus-sports-complex-design-4583294 The University of Michigan (UM) Board of Regents in the US has approved designs for a Division I Olympic sports complex on the Ann Arbor campus, at a cost of $168m. Thu, 21 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT Canadian Canoe Museum selects six design teams for Lift Lock facility in Peterborough http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newscanadian-canoe-museum-selects-six-design-teams-for-lift-lock-facility-in-peterborough-4582717 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newscanadian-canoe-museum-selects-six-design-teams-for-lift-lock-facility-in-peterborough-4582717 Canadian Canoe Museum has selected six architects to take part in a competition to develop design concepts for the new museum at Peterborough Lift Lock National Historic Site on the Trent-Severn Waterway in Ontario. Wed, 20 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT BDP-designed LIVAN shopping centre opens in China http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsbdp-designed-livan-shopping-centre-opens-in-china-4582030 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsbdp-designed-livan-shopping-centre-opens-in-china-4582030 Inter IKEA Centre China has inaugurated the LIVAT shopping centre at Wuhan in China, which is the third to be designed by UK-based architecture and engineering firm BDP. Wed, 20 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT Danube Properties unveils third block of Glitz project in Dubai, UAE http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsdanube-properties-glitz-project-dubai-uae-4581350 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsdanube-properties-glitz-project-dubai-uae-4581350 UAE-based real estate firm Danube Properties has launched the third block of its Glitz project, 'Glitz Residence 3', in Studio City, Dubai. Tue, 19 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT University of London selects BDP for Senate House renovation http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsuniversity-of-london-bdp-senate-house-renovation-4581722 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsuniversity-of-london-bdp-senate-house-renovation-4581722 UK-based architecture and engineering firm BDP has been selected by the University of London to design a masterplan for Senate House and its environs. Tue, 19 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT Nasa initiates a habitat design-build-create challenge in the US http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsnasa-initiates-a-habitat-design-build-create-challenge-in-the-us-4580778 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsnasa-initiates-a-habitat-design-build-create-challenge-in-the-us-4580778 Nasa is challenging members of the public to design and build a 3D-printed habitat for deep space exploration, including the agency's journey to Mars. Mon, 18 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT Japan reduces its design for the 2020 Olympic stadium in Tokyo http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsjapan-reduces-its-design-for-the-2020-olympic-stadium-in-tokyo-4580247 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsjapan-reduces-its-design-for-the-2020-olympic-stadium-in-tokyo-4580247 Japan must scale down its plans for the new JPY170bn ($1.42bn) Olympic stadium in Tokyo, in order to save construction costs and time before the summer games start in 2020, says the country's sports minister Hakubun Shimomura. Mon, 18 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT CIFI and Hongkong Land China sign JV for mixed-use development in China http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newscifi-and-hongkong-land-china-sign-jv-for-mixed-use-development-in-china-4579501 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newscifi-and-hongkong-land-china-sign-jv-for-mixed-use-development-in-china-4579501 Property developer CIFI Holdings has signed a joint venture agreement with Hongkong Land China Holdings to construct large-scale, prime, mixed-use property project in Shanghai, China. Sun, 17 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT Kentucky University unveils turf field renovation plans for Commonwealth Stadium, US http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newskentucky-university-unveils-turf-field-renovation-plans-for-commonwealth-stadium-us-4579107 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newskentucky-university-unveils-turf-field-renovation-plans-for-commonwealth-stadium-us-4579107 University of Kentucky (UK) in the US has released a turf field design for the Commonwealth Stadium, the homeground for the men's and women's intercollegiate athletic squads, the Kentucky Wildcats. Sun, 17 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT Diller Scofidio + Renfro releases concept designs for US Olympic Museum http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsdiller-scofidio-renfro-releases-concept-designs-for-us-olympic-museum-4578023 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsdiller-scofidio-renfro-releases-concept-designs-for-us-olympic-museum-4578023 New York-based Diller Scofidio + Renfro has released preliminary designs for architecture and exhibition concepts for the United States Olympic Museum, being developed in the Southwest Urban Renewal District of Downtown Colorado Springs. Thu, 14 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT Zaha Hadid Architects plans new Mexican urban housing development http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newszaha-hadid-architects-plans-new-mexican-urban-housing-development-4578550 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newszaha-hadid-architects-plans-new-mexican-urban-housing-development-4578550 Iraqi-British architect Zaha Hadid has unveiled plans for the construction of a high-density housing project titled Esfera city center residential project, in Monterre, Mexico. Thu, 14 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT