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 Arup opens Dr Phillips Center for the Performing Arts in Florida http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsarup-opens-dr-phillips-center-for-the-performing-arts-in-florida-4452957 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsarup-opens-dr-phillips-center-for-the-performing-arts-in-florida-4452957 Engineering and consulting firm Arup has announced the opening of the new 330,000ft² Dr Phillips Center for the Performing Arts in Orlando, Florida. Thu, 27 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT Shimizu unveils plans for underwater city dome http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsshimizu-unveils-plans-for-underwater-city-dome-4453154 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsshimizu-unveils-plans-for-underwater-city-dome-4453154 Japanese construction company Shimizu has released plans for an underwater city concept capable of accommodating 5,000 permanents residents. Thu, 27 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT Bouygues to commence construction work on Prado Shopping Centre http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsbouygues-to-commence-construction-work-on-prado-shopping-centre-4451551 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsbouygues-to-commence-construction-work-on-prado-shopping-centre-4451551 A subsidiary of Bouygues Construction property development firm Cirmad Grand Sud is to start construction on the Prado Shopping Centre in Marseille, France, as part of a €90m project. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT Solum Regeneration submits plans for Guildford railway station improvement, UK http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newssolum-regeneration-submits-plans-for-guildford-railway-station-improvement-uk-4451731 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newssolum-regeneration-submits-plans-for-guildford-railway-station-improvement-uk-4451731 A joint venture between Network Rail and Kier Property, Solum Regeneration, has submitted a planning application for a £150m regeneration scheme based around improvements to Guildford railway station in Surrey, UK. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT Skanska and Loughborough University to test 3D printing for construction http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsskanska-and-loughborough-university-to-test-3d-printing-for-construction-4450018 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsskanska-and-loughborough-university-to-test-3d-printing-for-construction-4450018 Sweden-based construction company Skanska and Loughborough University have signed a collaboration agreement to explore opportunities for 3D printing technology in the construction industry. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT Qatar unveils new design for Khalifa International Stadium http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsqatar-unveils-new-design-for-khalifa-international-stadium-4450213 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsqatar-unveils-new-design-for-khalifa-international-stadium-4450213 The Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy and the Aspire Zone Foundation of Qatar have unveiled the renovated design for Khalifa International Stadium, which is said to be the third proposed host venue for the 2022 FIFA World Cup. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT Faithful+Gould to manage mixed-use Doha Oasis project in Qatar http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsfaithfulgould-to-manage-mixed-use-doha-oasis-project-in-qatar-4448779 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsfaithfulgould-to-manage-mixed-use-doha-oasis-project-in-qatar-4448779 Faithful+Gould has received a contract from Halul Real Estate Investment Company to provide project management services to the new 460,000m² Doha Oasis mixed-use development in Qatar. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT Walters & Cohen wins Newnham College design project in UK http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newswalters-cohen-wins-newnham-college-design-project-in-uk-4448626 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newswalters-cohen-wins-newnham-college-design-project-in-uk-4448626 Newnham College has contracted UK-based practice Walters & Cohen Architects to design the initial phase of a project to deliver inspiring accommodation for students. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT Brookfield Multiplex wins design build contract for London Wall Place http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsbrookfield-multiplex-wins-design-build-contract-for-london-wall-place-4447291 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsbrookfield-multiplex-wins-design-build-contract-for-london-wall-place-4447291 Brookfield Multiplex has received a contract to design and build London Wall Place in the UK, which will consist of an extensive landscaped public realm and two commercial buildings. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT Switzerland gives planning permission for Geneva airport design http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsswitzerland-gives-planning-permission-for-geneva-airport-design-4446990 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsswitzerland-gives-planning-permission-for-geneva-airport-design-4446990 Switzerland Federal Authorities have given planning permission for the Geneva airport 'aile_EST', or east wing project, a 520m-long Non-Schengen facility designed by London-based architect firm Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT Harvard Art Museums in Boston open after renovation http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsharvard-art-museums-in-boston-open-after-renovation-4445578 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsharvard-art-museums-in-boston-open-after-renovation-4445578 Harvard Art Museums have re-opened after a refurbishment and expansion project designed by Italian architect Renzo Piano together with Payette. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT SKAI Holdings advances Dubai Viceroy project construction http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsskai-holdings-advances-dubai-viceroy-project-construction-4445811 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsskai-holdings-advances-dubai-viceroy-project-construction-4445811 Dubai-based real estate investment firm SKAI Holdings has completed more than 30% of the construction of its $1bn Viceroy Dubai Palm Jumeirah development, in time for the 2016 opening. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT Forest of Dean council in UK approves £100m regeneration project http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsforest-of-dean-council-in-uk-approves-100m-regeneration-project-4444435 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsforest-of-dean-council-in-uk-approves-100m-regeneration-project-4444435 The Forest of Dean district council has approved the UK Homes and Communities Agency's (HCA) plan for a £100m regeneration programme to transform a former mining area in the Forest of Dean. Wed, 19 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT Samsung C&T to construct new skyscraper in Malaysia http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newssamsung-ct-to-construct-new-skyscraper-in-malaysia-4444399 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newssamsung-ct-to-construct-new-skyscraper-in-malaysia-4444399 Samsung C&T has received a contract from Alpine Return, a joint venture between United Malayan Land and Symphony Life, for the construction of a Star Development in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Wed, 19 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT Track design revealed for world's tallest rollercoaster in Orlando, US http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newstrack-design-revealed-for-worlds-tallest-rollercoaster-in-orlando-us-4442905 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newstrack-design-revealed-for-worlds-tallest-rollercoaster-in-orlando-us-4442905 The track design has been revealed for the world's tallest rollercoaster Skyscraper, which is being developed as part of the $250m Skyplex indoor entertainment complex at International Drive and Sand Lake Road in Orlando, Florida, US. Tue, 18 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT Paris city council rejects Triangle skyscraper project http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsparis-city-council-rejects-triangle-skyscraper-project-4442738 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsparis-city-council-rejects-triangle-skyscraper-project-4442738 Paris city council has reportedly turned down plans to construct the city's first skyscraper in the shape of a giant glass pyramid, dubbed Triangle Tower, which was planned to be built in the city's south-west Porte de Versailles area. Tue, 18 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT COBE-led team wins Denmark’s Køge Nord Station design competition http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newscobe-led-team-wins-denmarks-kge-nord-station-design-competition-4441319 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newscobe-led-team-wins-denmarks-kge-nord-station-design-competition-4441319 COBE-led architecture team comprising COWI and DISSING+WEITLING has won a contest to design Køge Nord Station in Denmark. Mon, 17 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT New South Wales Government unveils Kellyville station designs http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsnew-south-wales-government-unveils-kellyville-station-designs-4441396 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsnew-south-wales-government-unveils-kellyville-station-designs-4441396 Australia's New South Wales (NSW) transport minister Gladys Berejiklian has released new designs for Kellyville station as part of the government's $8.3bn North West Rail Link project. Mon, 17 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT Lambeth Council approves 37-storey Vauxhall tower project in UK http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newslambeth-council-approves-37-storey-vauxhall-tower-project-in-uk-4439634 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newslambeth-council-approves-37-storey-vauxhall-tower-project-in-uk-4439634 UK's Lambeth Council has granted permission for construction of the Vauxhall tower project in London, which has been designed by architecture firm Stephen Davy Peter Smith Architects (SDPS). Fri, 14 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT Vinci St Modwen gets approval for new Covent Garden Market in London http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsvinci-st-modwen-gets-approval-for-new-covent-garden-market-in-london-4439203 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsvinci-st-modwen-gets-approval-for-new-covent-garden-market-in-london-4439203 Vinci St Modwen (VSM) has been granted planning permission by Wandsworth Council's planning application committee for the redevelopment of the 57-acre New Covent Garden Market (NCGM) site in Nine Elms, London. Fri, 14 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT