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 Sixth Messner Mountain Museum opens in Dolomites http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newssixth-messner-mountain-museum-opens-in-dolomites-4633079 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newssixth-messner-mountain-museum-opens-in-dolomites-4633079 Envisioned by Italian mountaineer Reinhold Messner and designed by starchitect Zaha Hadid, Messner Mountain Museum (MMM) has opened in Corones on the summit plateau of Kronplatz, between the Dolomites and the Central Alps. Mon, 27 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT Low-Carbon, Energy-Efficient System Installed in Two of Manchester's Historical Buildings http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newslow-carbon-energy-efficient-system-installed-in-two-of-manchesters-historical-buildings-4632607 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newslow-carbon-energy-efficient-system-installed-in-two-of-manchesters-historical-buildings-4632607 An energy-efficient system from Manchester-based CHP specialist ENER-G has been instrumental in the drive to generate low-carbon energy supplies by two local public buildings. Mon, 27 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT Galliard Homes wins deal to transform Scotland Yard building into luxury hotel in London http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsgalliard-homes-wins-deal-to-transform-scotland-yard-building-into-luxury-hotel-in-london-4631775 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsgalliard-homes-wins-deal-to-transform-scotland-yard-building-into-luxury-hotel-in-london-4631775 UK based Galliard Homes signed an agreement with Abu Dhabi based Lulu Group International for transforming the original Scotland Yard police station into a new five-star luxury London hotel. Sun, 26 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT BAM wins construction deal for UTC Leeds in UK http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsbam-wins-construction-deal-for-utc-leeds-in-uk-4631788 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsbam-wins-construction-deal-for-utc-leeds-in-uk-4631788 UK-based BAM Construction has been awarded a contract for the £11m redevelopment of the grade II listed Braime Pressings factory for the University Technical Colleges (UTC) Leeds. Sun, 26 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT Macau Legend plans integrated resort and gaming facility at Cape Verde http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsmacau-legend-plans-integrated-resort-and-gaming-facility-at-cape-verde-4630773 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsmacau-legend-plans-integrated-resort-and-gaming-facility-at-cape-verde-4630773 MLD Cabo Verde Resorts and MLD Cabo Verde Entretenimento, subsidiary units under Macau Legend Development (MLD), have signed multiple agreements with the Government of the Republic of Cape Verde to develop an integrated resort and gaming facility com… Thu, 23 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT Construction work starts on new medical and research facility in New York, US http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsconstruction-work-starts-on-new-medical-and-research-facility-in-new-york-us-4630706 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsconstruction-work-starts-on-new-medical-and-research-facility-in-new-york-us-4630706 Whitetop Mountain Professional Properties and Stalco Construction have broken ground on the Medical and Research Building being developed at 226 Middle Country Road in the Village of The Branch in New York, US. Thu, 23 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT London shortlists designs for new Thames pedestrian and cycle bridge http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newslondon-shortlists-designs-for-new-thames-pedestrian-and-cycle-bridge-4629638 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newslondon-shortlists-designs-for-new-thames-pedestrian-and-cycle-bridge-4629638 Wandsworth Council in London, UK, has unveiled the shortlisted design proposals for a pedestrian and cycle bridge being built over the Thames River, connecting Pimlico and Nine Elms. Wed, 22 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT Urban Ventures and White Construction start community renovation project in Denver, US http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsurban-ventures-and-white-construction-start-community-renovation-project-in-denver-us-4629476 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsurban-ventures-and-white-construction-start-community-renovation-project-in-denver-us-4629476 Urban Ventures and White Construction Group have started a redevelopment project in Denver, Colorado, which will transform an abandoned neighbourhood into a vibrant, mixed-use community. Wed, 22 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT NSF funds development of cyber platform for resilient infrastructure designs in US http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsnsf-funds-development-of-cyber-platform-for-resilient-infrastructure-designs-in-us-4628679 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsnsf-funds-development-of-cyber-platform-for-resilient-infrastructure-designs-in-us-4628679 US-based National Science Foundation (NSF) has allocated $13.7m of grants for developing a new cyber platform, in a project being led by the Cockrell School of Engineering at the University of Texas in Austin. Tue, 21 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT Galliford Try to build Conservatoire for Birmingham City University in UK http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsgalliford-try-to-build-conservatoire-for-birmingham-city-university-in-uk-4628518 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsgalliford-try-to-build-conservatoire-for-birmingham-city-university-in-uk-4628518 UK-based construction firm Galliford Try has signed contracts with Birmingham City University for developing the £46m Conservatoire in central Birmingham. Tue, 21 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT Forest Green Rovers and Ecotricity release design for Eco Park concept in Stroud, UK http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsforest-green-rovers-and-ecotricity-release-design-for-eco-park-concept-in-stroud-uk-4627512 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsforest-green-rovers-and-ecotricity-release-design-for-eco-park-concept-in-stroud-uk-4627512 UK's National League side Forest Green Rovers (FGR) football club and Ecotricity have unveiled the concept design for a £100m sports and green technology development, named the 'Eco Park', which will include a new stadium for the club. Mon, 20 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT Echo-led consortium wins bid for $2bn Queen’s Wharf project in Brisbane, Australia http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsecho-led-consortium-wins-bid-for-2bn-queens-wharf-project-in-brisbane-australia-4627594 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsecho-led-consortium-wins-bid-for-2bn-queens-wharf-project-in-brisbane-australia-4627594 Queensland Government has selected a consortium led by Echo Entertainment Group as the winning bidder for the $2bn Queen's Wharf casino modification project in Brisbane, Australia. Mon, 20 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT Waterfront designer shopping centre approved by Finnish authorities http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newswaterfront-designer-shopping-centre-approved-by-finnish-authorities-4626322 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newswaterfront-designer-shopping-centre-approved-by-finnish-authorities-4626322 City Council of Kotka in Finland has given approval for construction of the nation's first Waterfront Designer Outlet Village at the Port of HaminaKotka. Sun, 19 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT Japan rejects revised plans for national stadium in Tokyo over rising costs http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsjapan-rejects-revised-plans-for-national-stadium-in-tokyo-over-rising-costs-4626068 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsjapan-rejects-revised-plans-for-national-stadium-in-tokyo-over-rising-costs-4626068 The Government of Japan has rejected controversial plans for the $2bn national stadium in Tokyo, which was designed by Iraqi-British architect Zaha Hadid. Sun, 19 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT Newbury Racecourse submits revised plans for infrastructure development http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsnewbury-racecourse-submits-revised-plans-for-infrastructure-development-4625585 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsnewbury-racecourse-submits-revised-plans-for-infrastructure-development-4625585 Newbury Racecourse in Berkshire, UK has submitted detailed planning proposals for infrastructure improvements worth £20m as a part of its ongoing development project. Thu, 16 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT Britain gets its first energy positive ‘smart’ house http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsbritain-gets-its-first-energy-positive-smart-house-4625609 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsbritain-gets-its-first-energy-positive-smart-house-4625609 Designers at Cardiff University in the UK have come up with SOLCER House, the 'first purpose-built, low-cost energy smart house' in the country, generating more energy than it uses. Thu, 16 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT Interserve starts renovation at Royal Military Academy in Sandhurst, UK http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsinterserve-starts-renovation-at-royal-military-academy-in-sandhurst-uk-4624368 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsinterserve-starts-renovation-at-royal-military-academy-in-sandhurst-uk-4624368 Interserve has started renovation works under a £18m contract at the Grade II listed Royal Military Academy at Sandhurst in Berkshire, UK. Wed, 15 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT Kier to carry out first phase development of Arndale shopping centre in UK http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newskier-to-carry-out-first-phase-development-of-arndale-shopping-centre-in-uk-4624388 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newskier-to-carry-out-first-phase-development-of-arndale-shopping-centre-in-uk-4624388 Kier has won a contract for the first phase construction of the £85m redevelopment initiative of the Arndale Centre in Eastbourne, UK. Wed, 15 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT Queens Quay Waterfront transportation corridor opens in Toronto, Canada http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsqueens-quay-waterfront-transportation-corridor-opens-in-toronto-canada-4622897 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsqueens-quay-waterfront-transportation-corridor-opens-in-toronto-canada-4622897 UK-based engineering firm Arup has announced the completion of Queens Quay Waterfront Revitalization project in Toronto, Canada. Tue, 14 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT Skanska UK gets grant to develop robots for on and off-site construction http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsskanska-uk-gets-grant-to-develop-robots-for-on-and-offsite-constructions-4622887 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsskanska-uk-gets-grant-to-develop-robots-for-on-and-offsite-constructions-4622887 The British arm of the Swedish firm Skanska has won a £709,000 grant to develop robots for construction. Tue, 14 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT