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 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 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 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 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 Lendlease to refurbish White City Place in West London http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newslendlease-to-refurbish-white-city-place-in-west-london-4862715 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newslendlease-to-refurbish-white-city-place-in-west-london-4862715 Lendlease has been awarded the construction manager contract for a refurbishment project at White City Place in London, UK. Tue, 12 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT Emaar Properties to build skyscrapper taller than Burj Khalifa http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsemaar-properties-to-build-skyscrapper-taller-than-burj-khalifa-4860752 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsemaar-properties-to-build-skyscrapper-taller-than-burj-khalifa-4860752 Emaar Properties plans to construct a new tower in Dubai surpassing Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest building. Sun, 10 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT SEGRO partners with Barratt London to deliver 1,000 homes in Hayes, West London http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newssegro-barratt-london-deliver-homes-hayes-west-london-4859466 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newssegro-barratt-london-deliver-homes-hayes-west-london-4859466 UK-based SERGO has chosen Barratt London as a partner to deliver 1,000 homes on the former Nestle plant in Hayes, West London. Thu, 07 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT Allford Hall Monaghan Morris to redevelop Old Royal London Hospital into civic centre http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsallford-hall-monaghan-morris-old-royal-london-hospital-civic-centre-4857456 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsallford-hall-monaghan-morris-old-royal-london-hospital-civic-centre-4857456 Allford Hall Monaghan Morris (AHMM), an architect firm, has been awarded the £77m project to redevelop the Old Royal London Hospital into a town hall. Tue, 05 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT LMN-designed University of Washington Station in the US opens http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newslmn-designed-university-washington-station-us-opens-4855514 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newslmn-designed-university-washington-station-us-opens-4855514 The new University of Washington Station in the US owned by Sound Transit is open for commuters. Sun, 03 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT Skanska to renovate Saint Francis Hospital in Oklahoma, US http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsskanska-to-renovate-saint-francis-hospital-in-oklahoma-us-4853167 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsskanska-to-renovate-saint-francis-hospital-in-oklahoma-us-4853167 US-based development and construction company Skanska has entered a deal with Saint Francis Health System to renovate the Saint Francis Hospital in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Thu, 31 Mar 2016 23:00:00 GMT Boston Properties proposes mixed-use development in Massachusetts http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsboston-properties-mixed-use-development-massachusetts-4853891 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsboston-properties-mixed-use-development-massachusetts-4853891 Real estate investment company Boston Properties has proposed to develop a mixed-use project spanning 1.26 million ft² area above Back Bay Station in Boston, Massachusetts, US. Thu, 31 Mar 2016 23:00:00 GMT Alef Group awards new shopping mall contract to Omis Contracting http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsalef-group-shopping-mall-contract-omis-contracting-4851909 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsalef-group-shopping-mall-contract-omis-contracting-4851909 UAE-based company Alef Group has awarded a contract to Omis Contracting for the construction of a new shopping mall called Zero 6 in Sharjah. Wed, 30 Mar 2016 23:00:00 GMT London's Whiteleys shopping centre redevelopment scheme gets approval http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newslondons-whiteleys-shopping-centre-redevelopment-scheme-approval-4852227 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newslondons-whiteleys-shopping-centre-redevelopment-scheme-approval-4852227 Foster + Partners has secured approval from Westminster Council for the £1bn redevelopment plan of Grade II-listed Whiteleys shopping centre in Bayswater, west London. Wed, 30 Mar 2016 23:00:00 GMT US designers propose converting Manhattan Central Park into sunken landscape http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsus-designers-propose-converting-manhattan-central-park-into-sunken-landscape-4850627 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsus-designers-propose-converting-manhattan-central-park-into-sunken-landscape-4850627 US-based designers Yitan Sun and Jianshi Wu have proposed converting Central Park in Manhattan into a sunken area encircled by houses, offices, cultural and retail space. Tue, 29 Mar 2016 23:00:00 GMT Michigan's $380m Red Cedar Renaissance project to commence in June http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsmichigans-380m-red-cedar-renaissance-project-construction-to-commence-in-june-4851062 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsmichigans-380m-red-cedar-renaissance-project-construction-to-commence-in-june-4851062 Construction of the Red Cedar Renaissance, a $380m mixed-used project in Lansing, Michigan, US, is expected to commence in June. Tue, 29 Mar 2016 23:00:00 GMT