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 Newman Garrison + Partners to build new mixed-use development in Los Angeles http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsnewman-garrison-partners-to-create-new-development-in-warner-center-us-5748910 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsnewman-garrison-partners-to-create-new-development-in-warner-center-us-5748910 US-based architecture firm Newman Garrison + Partners has been contracted to build a new mixed-use development within Warner Center in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California. Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Wates Construction to develop BAE Systems' new training facility in UK http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newswates-construction-to-develop-bae-systems-new-training-facility-in-uk-5746549 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newswates-construction-to-develop-bae-systems-new-training-facility-in-uk-5746549 UK-based Wates Construction has won a deal to build a new training facility for BAE Systems Submarines in Barrow. Wed, 22 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT BAM and Honeywell to install new building management system for Amsterdam ArenA http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsbam-honeywell-to-install-new-building-management-system-for-amsterdam-arena-stadium-5743530 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsbam-honeywell-to-install-new-building-management-system-for-amsterdam-arena-stadium-5743530 BAM Bouw en Techniek has joined forces with Honeywell to install a new building management system at Amsterdam ArenA, the Netherlands, in order to manage technical systems and enable preventative maintenance. Mon, 20 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Bucknell University to renovate Demosthenean Hall http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsbucknell-university-to-renovate-demosthenean-hall-5742439 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsbucknell-university-to-renovate-demosthenean-hall-5742439 Bucknell University in the US has announced plans to renovate and expand its Demosthenean Hall and convert it into a Humanities Center at the former Delta Upsilon fraternity house. Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Swinerton and Trammell complete topping out of mixed-use Alexan Tower in US http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsswinerton-and-trammell-complete-topping-out-of-mixed-use-project-alexan-tower-in-us-5740295 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsswinerton-and-trammell-complete-topping-out-of-mixed-use-project-alexan-tower-in-us-5740295 Swinerton Builders and Trammell Crow Residential have completed topping out of the mixed-use Alexan Tower apartment project in Downtown San Diego, California. Wed, 15 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Bates Smart designs new 52m-tall engineered timber building in Australia http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsbates-smart-designs-new-52m-tall-engineered-timber-building-in-australia-5737907 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsbates-smart-designs-new-52m-tall-engineered-timber-building-in-australia-5737907 Architectural firm Bates Smart has designed a new 52m-tall engineered timber building named 5 King to be constructed in Brisbane, Australia. Mon, 13 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Contract awarded for $1.5bn expansion of Jacob K Javits Convention Center in US http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newscontract-awarded-for-15bn-expansion-of-jacob-k-javits-convention-center-in-us-5736935 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newscontract-awarded-for-15bn-expansion-of-jacob-k-javits-convention-center-in-us-5736935 Empire State Development has selected a design build team led by Lendlease (US) Construction LMB and Turner Construction with tvsdesign to oversee the $1.5bn expansion of the Jacob K Javits Convention Center in New York City. Fri, 10 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Kone wins elevators supply contract for Park District project in US http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newskone-wins-elevators-supply-contract-for-park-district-project-in-us-5734436 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newskone-wins-elevators-supply-contract-for-park-district-project-in-us-5734436 Finland-based engineering services firm Kone has secured a contract to provide 18 elevators to the mixed-use Park District project in downtown Dallas, Texas. Wed, 08 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Imperial College London to develop new hall of residence http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsimperial-college-london-to-develop-new-hall-of-residence-5732348 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsimperial-college-london-to-develop-new-hall-of-residence-5732348 Imperial College London in the UK has purchased 1.8 acre site in North Acton to develop a new hall of residence for its undergraduate students. Mon, 06 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Japan's KKAA selects Dassault Systèmes' Design for Fabrication platform http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsjapans-kkaa-selects-dassault-systmes-design-for-fabrication-platform-5731273 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsjapans-kkaa-selects-dassault-systmes-design-for-fabrication-platform-5731273 Japanese architecture firm Kengo Kuma & Associates (KKAA) has selected Dassault Systèmes' industry solution, Design for Fabrication, to improve the quality of its architectural designs. Fri, 03 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Foster + Partners wins competition for new luxury hotel and serviced apartments in Makkah http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsfoster-partners-wins-competition-for-new-luxury-hotel-and-serviced-apartments-in-makkah-5728795 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsfoster-partners-wins-competition-for-new-luxury-hotel-and-serviced-apartments-in-makkah-5728795 International studio for architecture and integrated design Foster + Partners has won the Jabal Omar Development Project competition for a new luxury hotel and serviced apartments proposal in the heart of Makkah, Saudi Arabia. Wed, 01 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Upgrade work to begin on New Jersey's Westfield Garden State Plaza http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsupgrade-work-on-westfield-garden-state-plaza-to-receive-new-digital-infrastructure-5726417 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsupgrade-work-on-westfield-garden-state-plaza-to-receive-new-digital-infrastructure-5726417 Westfield Garden State Plaza mall in New Jersey is set to undergo a refurbishment programme as part of efforts to enhance shopping experiences for its customers. Mon, 30 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Calthorpe Estates and U+I submit plan for New Garden Square scheme in UK http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newscalthorpe-estates-and-ui-submit-plan-for-new-garden-square-scheme-in-uk-5725694 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newscalthorpe-estates-and-ui-submit-plan-for-new-garden-square-scheme-in-uk-5725694 Developer Calthorpe Estates and mixed-use property regeneration specialist U+I have submitted a planning application to Birmingham City Council for a £300m revamp project of a commercial site in the UK. Fri, 27 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT University of Canterbury unveils new design for campus http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsuniversity-of-canterbury-unveils-new-design-for-campus-5722831 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsuniversity-of-canterbury-unveils-new-design-for-campus-5722831 New Zealand's University of Canterbury (UC) has unveiled its new 30-year plan to redesign and develop its campus into a 'city inside a city', following the 2010 earthquake that struck the South Island. Wed, 25 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT CEG gets approval to revamp Smallbrook Queensway in Birmingham, UK http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsceg-obtains-approval-for-sbq-development-5721724 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsceg-obtains-approval-for-sbq-development-5721724 UK-based developer Commercial Estates Group (CEG) has obtained approval from Birmingham City Council planning committee to redevelop the SBQ site on the south-eastern side of Smallbrook Queensway, running from Bullring to Holloway Circus. Mon, 23 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Morgan Sindall Group appointed for Paddington Village scheme in UK http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsmorgan-sindall-group-appointed-for-paddington-village-scheme-in-uk-5720298 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsmorgan-sindall-group-appointed-for-paddington-village-scheme-in-uk-5720298 Liverpool City Council (LCC) has selected Morgan Sindall Group's Construction & Infrastructure division to deliver two projects as parts of the local authority’s Paddington Village scheme. Fri, 20 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Eiffel Tower to undergo €300m renovation http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newseiffel-tower-to-undergo-300m-renovation-5717713 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newseiffel-tower-to-undergo-300m-renovation-5717713 The Eiffel Tower is set to undergo a 15-year, €300m renovation, an announcement that comes as Paris prepares to bid for the 2024 Olympic Games and the Universal Exhibition in 2025. Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Herzog & de Meuron gets permission for Chelsea Football Club stadium in London http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsherzog-de-meuron-gets-permissions-for-chelsea-football-club-stadium-in-london-5716201 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsherzog-de-meuron-gets-permissions-for-chelsea-football-club-stadium-in-london-5716201 Swiss architectural firm Herzog & de Meuron has obtained approval from Hammersmith and Fulham council’s planning committee to proceed with its £500m Chelsea Football Club stadium in London. Mon, 16 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Foster + Partners commences construction of Varso tower in Poland http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsfoster-partners-commences-construction-of-varso-tower-in-poland-5714895 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsfoster-partners-commences-construction-of-varso-tower-in-poland-5714895 Foster + Partners has commenced construction of Varso Tower in the core of Warsaw city centre. Fri, 13 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Willmott Dixon to build Kingston University's Town House building http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newswillmott-dixon-receives-construction-contract-of-kingston-universitys-town-house-building-5712892 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newswillmott-dixon-receives-construction-contract-of-kingston-universitys-town-house-building-5712892 UK-based company Willmott Dixon has received a contract to construct Kingston University's Town House building. Wed, 11 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT