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 Daniels unveils plans for $700m waterfront mixed-use condo project http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsdaniels-unveils-plans-for-700m-waterfront-mixed-use-condo-project-4541991 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsdaniels-unveils-plans-for-700m-waterfront-mixed-use-condo-project-4541991 The Daniels Corporation has announced plans for a new $700m waterfront mixed-use condo project at the former Guvernment Nightclub entertainment complex in Toronto. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT Herzog & de Meuron designs ‘box-like’ shop for Tokyo's fashion brand Miu Miu http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsherzog-de-meuron-designs-box-like-shop-for-tokyos-fashion-brand-miu-miu-4541970 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsherzog-de-meuron-designs-box-like-shop-for-tokyos-fashion-brand-miu-miu-4541970 Herzog & de Meuron has designed a 'box-like' shop for Tokyo's fashion brand Miu Miu in Aoyama district. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT Morphosis unveils design for new skyscraper in Vals, Switzerland http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsmorphosis-unveils-design-for-new-skyscraper-in-vals-switzerland-4540985 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsmorphosis-unveils-design-for-new-skyscraper-in-vals-switzerland-4540985 Morphosis Architects has unveiled design for a planned new luxury hotel in Vals, Switzerland. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT GEZE to equip Abu Dhabi National Oil headquarters building with latest door technology http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsgeze-to-equip-abu-dhabi-national-oil-headquarters-building-with-latest-door-technology-4541041 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsgeze-to-equip-abu-dhabi-national-oil-headquarters-building-with-latest-door-technology-4541041 Construction systems manufacturer GEZE will equip $490m Abu Dhabi National Oil Company’s (ADNOC) new headquarters in the United Arab Emirates with the latest door technology. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT Trumark Urban begins work on resort-style residential tower in Los Angeles, US http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newstrumark-urban-begins-work-onresort-style-residential-tower-in-los-angeles-us-4539991 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newstrumark-urban-begins-work-onresort-style-residential-tower-in-los-angeles-us-4539991 Residential developer Trumark Urban has started building a new 25-storey high-rise at 1050 S Grand in Downtown Los Angeles, US. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT Otis to provide 73 elevator and escalator units for Hudson Yards in New York http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsotis-to-provide-73-elevator-and-escalator-units-for-hudson-yards-in-new-york-4539959 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsotis-to-provide-73-elevator-and-escalator-units-for-hudson-yards-in-new-york-4539959 A section part of UTC Building & Industrial Systems, Otis, has signed an agreement to supply elevator and escalator units for the new Hudson Yards development in Manhattan's West Side in New York City. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT Building work 15% complete on $100bn megacity in Jeddah Saudi Arabia http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsbuilding-work-15-complete-on-100bn-megacity-in-jeddah-saudi-arabia-4539055 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsbuilding-work-15-complete-on-100bn-megacity-in-jeddah-saudi-arabia-4539055 Saudi Arabia is due to complete building work on a new $100bn megacity that lies 62 miles from Jeddah, the commercial hub of the kingdom. Tue, 24 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT Kengo Kuma chosen to design Saint-Denis Pleyel train station in France http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newskengo-kuma-chosen-to-design-saint-denis-pleyel-train-station-in-france-4538955 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newskengo-kuma-chosen-to-design-saint-denis-pleyel-train-station-in-france-4538955 Japanese company Kengo Kuma and Associates has won a competition to design the new Saint-Denis Pleyel train station in France. Tue, 24 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT Fletcher wins construction contract for University of Canterbury innovation centre http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsfletcher-wins-construction-contract-for-university-of-canterbury-innovation-centre-4537875 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsfletcher-wins-construction-contract-for-university-of-canterbury-innovation-centre-4537875 Fletcher Building's subsidiary Fletcher Construction has secured a $216m contract from the University of Canterbury in New Zealand to construct stage one of the latter's Regional Science and Innovation Centre (RSIC). Mon, 23 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT Nakheel opens tender for Al Khail Avenue mall in Dubai http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsnakheel-opens-tender-for-al-khail-avenue-mall-in-dubai-4537895 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsnakheel-opens-tender-for-al-khail-avenue-mall-in-dubai-4537895 Nakheel has launched a tender for enabling works at the new 3.6 million ft² Al Khail Avenue mall at Jumeirah Village Triangle in Dubai. Mon, 23 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT Walker to invest A$600m in Adelaide Festival Plaza upgrade in Australia http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newswalker-to-invest-600m-in-adelaide-festival-plaza-upgrade-in-australia-4536979 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newswalker-to-invest-600m-in-adelaide-festival-plaza-upgrade-in-australia-4536979 Walker and the South Australian Government have unveiled a plan to revamp the Festival Centre precint in Adelaide with the development of a new Festival Plaza, at a cost of A$600m. Fri, 20 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT Lend Lease and 1MDB Real Estate sign $2.1bn development deal in Malaysia http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newslend-lease-and-1mdb-real-estate-sign-21bn-development-deal-in-malaysia-4536970 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newslend-lease-and-1mdb-real-estate-sign-21bn-development-deal-in-malaysia-4536970 1MDB Real Estate and international property group Lend Lease have signed a MYR8bn ($2.1bn) deal to develop the upcoming international financial district Tun Razak Exchange's (TRX) Lifestyle Quarter in Kuala Lumpur. Fri, 20 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT Kier named as partner for UK's £4bn Southern Construction Framework http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newskier-named-as-partner-for-uks-4bn-southern-construction-framework-4536075 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newskier-named-as-partner-for-uks-4bn-southern-construction-framework-4536075 Construction and services group Kier has been selected as one of the partners on all three lots of the £4bn Southern Construction Framework in the UK. Thu, 19 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT Benoy chosen for Asala’s retail and leisure development in Riyadh http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsbenoy-chosen-for-asalas-retail-and-leisure-development-in-riyadh-4535974 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsbenoy-chosen-for-asalas-retail-and-leisure-development-in-riyadh-4535974 Asala Holdings has selected Benoy as the chief design architect for a new luxury retail and leisure development in Riyadh, which is being built at a cost of SAR500m ($133m). Thu, 19 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT Vincent Callebaut unveils master plan for eco-city in Rome's military district http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsvincent-callebaut-unveils-master-plan-for-eco-city-in-romes-military-district-4535163 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsvincent-callebaut-unveils-master-plan-for-eco-city-in-romes-military-district-4535163 France-based architect Vincent Callebaut has developed a master plan for the new Città della Scienza that would transform Rome's military district into a self-sufficient urban ecosystem. Wed, 18 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT Populous selected to design £90m Bristol Arena in UK http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newspopulous-selected-to-design-90m-bristol-arena-in-uk-4535113 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newspopulous-selected-to-design-90m-bristol-arena-in-uk-4535113 Global architecture and design company Populous has won the RIBA international design competition for the £90m Bristol Arena entertainment and sports venue in the UK. Wed, 18 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT Wiel Arets Architects wins design competition for four buildings in Germany http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newswiel-arets-architects-wins-design-competition-for-four-buildings-in-germany-4533869 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newswiel-arets-architects-wins-design-competition-for-four-buildings-in-germany-4533869 Wiel Arets Architects (WAA) has won a competition to design a cluster of four mixed-use towers adjacent to Munich's Hirschgarten station in Germany, for Aurelis Real Estate and OFB Projektentwicklung. Tue, 17 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT Gilbane Building to manage renovation of Norton Museum of Art in Florida http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsgilbane-building-to-manage-renovation-of-norton-museum-of-art-in-florida-4533894 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsgilbane-building-to-manage-renovation-of-norton-museum-of-art-in-florida-4533894 Norton Museum of Art has selected Gilbane Building Company to manage the expansion and renovation of its building and campus in downtown West Palm Beach, Florida, US. Tue, 17 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT Egypt unveils plans to build new $45bn city http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsegypt-unveils-plans-to-build-new-45bn-city-4532870 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsegypt-unveils-plans-to-build-new-45bn-city-4532870 The Egyptian Government has announced a plan to invest $45bn in building a new city to the east of Cairo, to address prevailing economic conditions and ease overpopulation over the next 40 years. Mon, 16 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT Opus chosen for design-build of Iowa State University residence hall http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsopus-chosen-for-design-build-of-iowa-state-university-residence-hall-4532850 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsopus-chosen-for-design-build-of-iowa-state-university-residence-hall-4532850 Iowa State University in the US has selected Opus Design Build for its new residence hall, which will be built with an investment of $49.5m. Mon, 16 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT