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 Willmott Dixon to deliver interiors of Design Museum in London, UK http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newswillmott-dixon-to-deliver-interiors-of-design-museum-in-london-uk-4612388 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newswillmott-dixon-to-deliver-interiors-of-design-museum-in-london-uk-4612388 The interior designing unit of UK-based Willmott Dixon, Willmott Dixon Interiors, has won a £20m fit-out contract for the new Design Museum building in London. Mon, 29 Jun 2015 23:00:00 GMT BREEAM extends scope for evaluating global refurb and fit-out projects http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsbreeam-extends-scope-for-evaluating-global-refurb-and-fit-out-projects-4612412 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsbreeam-extends-scope-for-evaluating-global-refurb-and-fit-out-projects-4612412 UK Building Research Establishment (BRE) has initiated a new assessment scheme for evaluating environmental credentials of international refurbishment and fit-out projects. Mon, 29 Jun 2015 23:00:00 GMT London Mayor unveils plans for four residential zones with 12,000 homes http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newslondon-mayor-unveils-plans-for-four-residential-zones-with-12000-homes-4611337 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newslondon-mayor-unveils-plans-for-four-residential-zones-with-12000-homes-4611337 London Mayor Boris Johnson has announced plans to develop four more housing zones across the capital to boost housing capacity. Sun, 28 Jun 2015 23:00:00 GMT Allied London plans interconnected vertical village in Manchester, UK http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsallied-london-plans-interconnected-vertical-village-in-manchester-uk-4611255 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsallied-london-plans-interconnected-vertical-village-in-manchester-uk-4611255 UK-based developer Allied London has released its detailed plans for constructing a six-tower vertical village in Manchester. Sun, 28 Jun 2015 23:00:00 GMT BAM wins £90m contract for final phase of Snowhill development in Birmingham, UK http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsbam-wins-90m-contract-for-final-phase-of-snowhill-development-in-birmingham-uk-4609966 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsbam-wins-90m-contract-for-final-phase-of-snowhill-development-in-birmingham-uk-4609966 BAM Construction has been selected as a preferred contractor for the £90m last phase of Ballymore Properties' Snowhill development in Birmingham, UK. Thu, 25 Jun 2015 23:00:00 GMT NCKU unveils sustainable floating house design in Taiwan http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsncku-unveils-sustainable-floating-house-design-in-taiwan-4610048 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsncku-unveils-sustainable-floating-house-design-in-taiwan-4610048 National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) in Taiwan has unveiled a new floating house design as a part of its sustainable energy initiatives. Thu, 25 Jun 2015 23:00:00 GMT LCW selects Willmott Dixon to modernise Summit House in London, UK http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newslcw-selects-willmott-dixon-to-modernise-summit-house-in-london-uk-4608841 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newslcw-selects-willmott-dixon-to-modernise-summit-house-in-london-uk-4608841 UK-based construction firm Willmott Dixon has won a £20m contract from Low Carbon Workplace (LCW) to upgrade Summit House at Wilson Street into a 9,500m², low-carbon, cat-A office space. Wed, 24 Jun 2015 23:00:00 GMT Galliard Homes and Cain Hoy to develop high-rise housing in Canary Wharf, UK http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsgalliard-homes-and-cain-hoy-to-develop-high-rise-housing-in-canary-wharf-uk-4608929 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsgalliard-homes-and-cain-hoy-to-develop-high-rise-housing-in-canary-wharf-uk-4608929 British residential property developer Galliard Homes in a joint venture with Cain Hoy has unveiled plans for a high-rise housing development scheme in London's Canary Wharf worth £550m. Wed, 24 Jun 2015 23:00:00 GMT Moreau Kusunoki Architectes to design Guggenheim Helsinki Museum in Finland http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsmoreau-kusunoki-architectes-to-design-guggenheim-helsinki-museum-in-finland-4608336 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsmoreau-kusunoki-architectes-to-design-guggenheim-helsinki-museum-in-finland-4608336 France-based Moreau Kusunoki Architectes has won the international design competition for the proposed Guggenheim Museum in Helsinki, Finland. Wed, 24 Jun 2015 11:18:00 GMT Osborne starts work on Barnet & Southgate College Colindale campus in London, UK http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsosborne-starts-work-on-barnet-southgate-college-colindale-campus-in-london-uk-4608089 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsosborne-starts-work-on-barnet-southgate-college-colindale-campus-in-london-uk-4608089 UK-based Osborne has started construction on a £14.2m building for Barnet & Southgate College in Colindale, North London. Tue, 23 Jun 2015 23:00:00 GMT UK opens sustainable commercial development at University of East Anglia http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsuk-opens-sustainable-commercial-development-at-university-of-east-anglia-4607225 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsuk-opens-sustainable-commercial-development-at-university-of-east-anglia-4607225 University of East Anglia in Norwich, UK, has opened 'The Enterprise Centre' following its sustainable development. Mon, 22 Jun 2015 23:00:00 GMT World's second-tallest building to be unveiled in Shanghai, China http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsworlds-second-tallest-building-to-be-unveiled-in-shanghai-china-4607147 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsworlds-second-tallest-building-to-be-unveiled-in-shanghai-china-4607147 China will soon be home to the second-tallest building in the world, Shanghai Tower, which will stand at a height of 632m in the country's financial capital. Mon, 22 Jun 2015 23:00:00 GMT Laing O'Rourke forms house-building venture for local councils in UK http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newslaing-orourke-forms-house-building-venture-for-local-councils-in-uk-4605928 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newslaing-orourke-forms-house-building-venture-for-local-councils-in-uk-4605928 Construction firm Laing O'Rourke has initiated a public land house-building venture in co-ordination with Legal & General Investment Management and Touchstone to support the UK's housing market. Sun, 21 Jun 2015 23:00:00 GMT Rutgers University in US to upgrade facilities across multiple campuses http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsrutgers-university-in-us-to-upgrade-facilities-across-multiple-campuses-4606172 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsrutgers-university-in-us-to-upgrade-facilities-across-multiple-campuses-4606172 Rutgers University in New Jersey, US, has approved upgrades to academic facilities across its campuses under a comprehensive, physical masterplan termed Rutgers 2030. Sun, 21 Jun 2015 23:00:00 GMT First phase plans unveiled for 2,000-home Salford scheme http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsfirst-phase-plans-unveiled-for-2000-home-salford-scheme-4605307 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsfirst-phase-plans-unveiled-for-2000-home-salford-scheme-4605307 Plans for 2,000-home Salford scheme at Middlewood Locks in the UK have been unveiled by real estate developer Scarborough Group International. Thu, 18 Jun 2015 23:00:00 GMT Buckingham Group and FWP to construct new stadium for Scunthorpe United FC http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsbuckingham-group-fwp-to-construct-new-stadium-for-scunthorpe-united-fc-4605061 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsbuckingham-group-fwp-to-construct-new-stadium-for-scunthorpe-united-fc-4605061 UK based Buckingham Group Contracting has won a £18m contract to construct a 12,000 seater stadium for Scunthorpe United Football Club. Thu, 18 Jun 2015 23:00:00 GMT Wates Construction gets approval for Redrock Stockport development http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newswates-construction-gets-approval-for-redrock-stockport-development-4604087 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newswates-construction-gets-approval-for-redrock-stockport-development-4604087 Stockport Council has selected Wates Construction as chief contractor for the £45m development of Redrock Stockport in the city of Manchester, UK. Wed, 17 Jun 2015 23:00:00 GMT TfL receives planning approval for 55 Broadway in London, UK http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newstfl-receives-planning-approval-for-55-broadway-in-london-uk-4604034 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newstfl-receives-planning-approval-for-55-broadway-in-london-uk-4604034 Westminster City Council's Planning Applications Committee in the UK has granted permission for Transport for London (TfL) to develop 55 Broadway, a Grade I listed building overlooking St James's Park in London. Wed, 17 Jun 2015 23:00:00 GMT New York State Museum plans to renovate exhibition galleries http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsnew-york-state-museum-plans-to-renovate-exhibition-galleries-4602583 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsnew-york-state-museum-plans-to-renovate-exhibition-galleries-4602583 The New York State Board of Regents has reviewed renovation plans for the exhibition galleries at the New York State Museum in Albany, US. Tue, 16 Jun 2015 23:00:00 GMT Chelsea FC explores expansion options for Stamford Bridge stadium in UK http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newschelsea-fc-explores-expansion-options-for-stamford-bridge-stadium-in-uk-4602775 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newschelsea-fc-explores-expansion-options-for-stamford-bridge-stadium-in-uk-4602775 Chelsea Football Club plans to expand the spectator capacity of its Stamford Bridge stadium in Fulham, UK. Tue, 16 Jun 2015 23:00:00 GMT