New News information at Design Build Network New and updated information from News listed on 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 Lovell preferred bidder for £80m housing scheme in King's Lynn, West Norfolk http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newslovell-preferred-bidder-for-80m-housing-scheme-in-kings-lynn-west-norfolk-4412326 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newslovell-preferred-bidder-for-80m-housing-scheme-in-kings-lynn-west-norfolk-4412326 West Norfolk Borough Council in the UK has selected Lovell as the preferred bidder for the development of around 600 houses at King's Lynn. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT Tebyan selects Sun Engineering for construction of Sparkle Towers in Dubai http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newstebyan-selects-sun-engineering-for-construction-of-sparkle-towers-in-dubai-4412174 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newstebyan-selects-sun-engineering-for-construction-of-sparkle-towers-in-dubai-4412174 Dubai-based property developer Tebyan has selected Sun Engineering and Contracting for the construction of Sparkle Towers, a twin tower project to be built in partnership with Austrian firm Swarovski. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT OMA and OLIN to design Washington’s first elevated park http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsoma-and-olin-to-design-washingtons-first-elevated-park-4410433 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsoma-and-olin-to-design-washingtons-first-elevated-park-4410433 Design firms OMA and OLIN have won a competition to design Washington's first elevated park over the Anacostia River. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 09:22:00 GMT Ashford Borough Council approves £1.5bn Chilmington Green scheme in UK http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsashford-borough-council-approves-15bn-chilmington-green-scheme-in-uk-4410345 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsashford-borough-council-approves-15bn-chilmington-green-scheme-in-uk-4410345 UK's Ashford Borough Council has given permission for the development of a £1.5bn residential community called Chilmington Green, in Ashford. Sun, 19 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT MVRDV and morePlatz to design Hafenspitze office towers in Mainz, Germany http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsmvrdv-and-moreplatz-to-design-hafenspitze-office-towers-in-mainz-germany-4408876 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsmvrdv-and-moreplatz-to-design-hafenspitze-office-towers-in-mainz-germany-4408876 Netherlands-based MVRDV and Munich-based morePlatz have won a competition to design two office towers, Hafenspitze, in Mainz, Germany. Thu, 16 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT Balfour Beatty wins $533m contract to expand Texas Medical Center in Houston http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsbalfour-beatty-wins-533m-contract-to-expand-texas-medical-center-in-houston-4409028 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsbalfour-beatty-wins-533m-contract-to-expand-texas-medical-center-in-houston-4409028 US-based infrastructure group Balfour Beatty has secured a contract worth $533m from the Memorial Hermann Healthcare System (MHHS) to expand the Texas Medical Center in Houston, Texas. Thu, 16 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT UAE approves $380m Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed residential city in Fujairah http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsuae-approves-380m-sheikh-mohamed-bin-zayed-residential-city-in-fujairah-4407235 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsuae-approves-380m-sheikh-mohamed-bin-zayed-residential-city-in-fujairah-4407235 UAE President's Initiatives Committee has given approval for the construction of the AED1.4bn ($380m) Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed residential city in Fujairah. Wed, 15 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT CIM Group and Macklowe top out New York’s tallest residential tower http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newscim-group-and-macklowe-top-out-new-yorks-tallest-residential-tower-4407311 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newscim-group-and-macklowe-top-out-new-yorks-tallest-residential-tower-4407311 Real estate firm CIM Group and developer Macklowe Properties have topped out residential building, 432 Park Avenue, in New York. Wed, 15 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT Emaar opens world’s highest observation deck at Burj Khalifa in Dubai http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsemaar-opens-worlds-highest-observation-deck-at-burj-khalifa-in-dubai-4405737 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsemaar-opens-worlds-highest-observation-deck-at-burj-khalifa-in-dubai-4405737 Dubai-based developer Emaar Properties has opened a new observation deck, At the Top, Burj Khalifa SKY, which stands 555m from the ground, in Dubai. Tue, 14 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT WKCD selects Mott MacDonald for infrastructure services in Hong Kong http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newswkcd-selects-mott-macdonald-for-infrastructure-services-in-hong-kong-4406012 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newswkcd-selects-mott-macdonald-for-infrastructure-services-in-hong-kong-4406012 The West Kowloon Cultural District Authority (WKCDA) has appointed Mott MacDonald to provide infrastructure design and construction services for developing the cultural district in Hong Kong. Tue, 14 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT Henning Larsen Architects to design regional train station in Denmark http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newshenning-larsen-architects-to-design-regional-train-station-in-denmark-4404046 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newshenning-larsen-architects-to-design-regional-train-station-in-denmark-4404046 A consortium led by Henning Larsen Architects (HLA), Tredje Natur, MOE and Railway Procurement Agency has secured a contract from Frederikssund Municipality to design a regional train station and a new quarter in the Vinge town of Denmark. Mon, 13 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT Zaha Hadid Architects reveals designs of Sleuk Rith Institute in Cambodia http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newszaha-hadid-architects-reveals-designs-of-sleuk-rith-institute-in-cambodia-4404103 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newszaha-hadid-architects-reveals-designs-of-sleuk-rith-institute-in-cambodia-4404103 Zaha Hadid Architects has revealed designs of the Sleuk Rith Institute, which will be built in Cambodia's capital city of Phnom Penh. Mon, 13 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT Ground broken for Skanderborg Sports and Administration Centre http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsground-broken-for-skanderborg-sports-and-administration-centre-4402792 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsground-broken-for-skanderborg-sports-and-administration-centre-4402792 Contractor KPC and engineering company Bascon have broken ground on schmidt hammer lassen architects-designed Sports and Administration Centre in Skanderborg, Denmark. Sun, 12 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT Saudi Arabia to invest $325m in new judicial facilities http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newssaudi-arabia-to-invest-325m-in-new-judicial-facilities-4402258 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newssaudi-arabia-to-invest-325m-in-new-judicial-facilities-4402258 Saudi Arabia's Justice Ministry is set to invest SAR1.22bn ($325.2m) in the construction of 22 new buildings for courts and public notaries in ten different cities of the country. Sun, 12 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT Skanska secures building contracts worth $275m in US http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsskanska-secures-building-contracts-worth-275m-in-us-4400494 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsskanska-secures-building-contracts-worth-275m-in-us-4400494 Construction firm Skanska has secured contracts worth $275m in the US to develop buildings and provide commercial interiors. Thu, 09 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT Saudi Arabia approves $13.32bn pilgrim city project in Madinah http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newssaudi-arabia-approves-1332bn-pilgrim-city-project-in-madinah-4400906 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newssaudi-arabia-approves-1332bn-pilgrim-city-project-in-madinah-4400906 Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah has given the green light for the SAR50bn ($13.32bn) pilgrim city project in Madinah. Thu, 09 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT Omniyat and Drake & Scull break ground on $544.4m One at Palm Jumeirah, Dubai http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsomniyat-and-drake-scull-break-ground-on-5444m-one-at-palm-jumeirah-project-dubai-4399417 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsomniyat-and-drake-scull-break-ground-on-5444m-one-at-palm-jumeirah-project-dubai-4399417 Middle East-based developer Omniyat and Drake & Scull International (DSI) has broken ground on a new residential project at the entrance of the Palm Jumeirah in Dubai. Wed, 08 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT Oman signs deal with Omagine for $2.5bn mixed-use development http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsoman-signs-deal-with-omagine-for-25bn-mixed-use-development-4398975 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsoman-signs-deal-with-omagine-for-25bn-mixed-use-development-4398975 The Government of the Sultanate of Oman has signed a deal with Omagine for the development of a $2.5bn Omagine project in the sultanate,which would serve as a tourism and real-estate development. Wed, 08 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT Parsons secures contract from TECOM to oversee Dubai Design District project http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsparsons-secures-contract-from-tecom-to-oversee-dubai-design-district-project-4397982 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsparsons-secures-contract-from-tecom-to-oversee-dubai-design-district-project-4397982 US-based Parsons has secured a contract from TECOM Investments to manage the entire Dubai Design District (D3) project. Tue, 07 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT Ground broken on £12m Cancer Centre at Queen Mary’s Hospital in Sidcup, England http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsground-broken-on-12m-cancer-centre-at-queen-marys-hospital-in-sidcup-england-4397518 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsground-broken-on-12m-cancer-centre-at-queen-marys-hospital-in-sidcup-england-4397518 Arien Contractors has begun construction of the new £12m Cancer Centre at the Queen Mary's Hospital in Sidcup, England. Tue, 07 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT