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 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 Hensel Phelps and Mithun to design UC San Diego’s Nuevo West student housing scheme http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newshensel-phelps-mithun-to-design-uc-san-diegos-nuevo-west-student-housing-scheme-5710756 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newshensel-phelps-mithun-to-design-uc-san-diegos-nuevo-west-student-housing-scheme-5710756 Hensel Phelps and Mithun have been selected for second phase construction of the University of California's East Campus student housing programme. Mon, 09 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT ISG to upgrade Walsingham House in London http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsisg-to-upgrade-walsingham-house-in-london-5709974 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsisg-to-upgrade-walsingham-house-in-london-5709974 ISG has secured a £21.7m scheme to upgrade and expand Walsingham House office building near Fenchurch Street Station in London. Fri, 06 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Oxford Capital Group and Quadrum Global Granted $170m loan to construct new Essex on the Park http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsoxford-capital-quadrum-get-170m-loan-to-construct-new-essex-on-the-park-5709178 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsoxford-capital-quadrum-get-170m-loan-to-construct-new-essex-on-the-park-5709178 Oxford Capital Group and Quadrum Global partnership have secured a loan for $170m to facilitate construction of the new Essex on the Park apartment building at 808 South Michigan Avenue in Chicago, US. Wed, 04 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Season's Greetings http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsseasons-greetings-design-5704679 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsseasons-greetings-design-5704679 Designbuild-network.com will be taking a short break over the holiday season. Fri, 23 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT Queensland Government selects design team for North Queensland Stadium http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsqueensland-government-selects-design-team-for-250m-north-queensland-stadium-5701695 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsqueensland-government-selects-design-team-for-250m-north-queensland-stadium-5701695 Queensland's Government has selected a team led by Cox Architecture to provide a Pandanus tree-inspired design for the construction of a $250m stadium. Wed, 21 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects to design new city library in China http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsschmidt-hammer-lassen-architects-to-design-new-city-library-in-china-5699314 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsschmidt-hammer-lassen-architects-to-design-new-city-library-in-china-5699314 Danish architecture firm Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects has won an award at a two-stage international competition to design the new city library for Shanghai, China. Mon, 19 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT Construction begins on Tokyo 2020 Olympics stadium http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsconstruction-begins-on-tokyo-2020-olympics-stadium-5698162 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsconstruction-begins-on-tokyo-2020-olympics-stadium-5698162 Construction has commenced on the national stadium that will host Tokyo 2020 Olympics in Japan. Fri, 16 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT Brickstone unveils proposed designs for residential project on Lake Calhoun, Minnesota http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsbrickstone-unveils-proposed-designs-for-residential-project-on-lake-calhoun-minnesota-us-5696408 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsbrickstone-unveils-proposed-designs-for-residential-project-on-lake-calhoun-minnesota-us-5696408 US-based real estate investment and development firm Brickstone Partners has revealed three proposed designs for its 3100 Lake Street Class A+ residential project on the north side of Lake Calhoun in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Wed, 14 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT UCI to build new learning facility for its students http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsuci-to-build-new-learning-facility-for-its-students-5694047 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsuci-to-build-new-learning-facility-for-its-students-5694047 The University of California (UCI) has chosen architecture firm LMN Architects and construction company Hathaway Dinwiddie Construction to design and build a new $46m classroom and office building project. Mon, 12 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT Design unveiled for new 50 Hudson Yards office tower in US http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsdesign-unveiled-for-new-50-hudson-yards-office-tower-in-us-5692602 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsdesign-unveiled-for-new-50-hudson-yards-office-tower-in-us-5692602 Related Companies and Oxford Properties Group have unveiled the design for the city’s new trophy office tower called ‘50 Hudson Yards’ located on Manhattan’s West Side in the US. Fri, 09 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT DeTrafford Estates submits plan for new mixed-use project in Manchester, UK http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsdetrafford-estates-submits-plan-for-new-mixed-use-project-in-manchester-uk-5689951 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsdetrafford-estates-submits-plan-for-new-mixed-use-project-in-manchester-uk-5689951 DeTrafford Estates has submitted a proposal to develop a new mixed-use project in Thorncross Close Castlefield on the outskirts of Manchester, UK.. Wed, 07 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT OMA-designed Faena District project opens in Miami http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsoma-designed-faena-district-project-opens-in-miami-5687608 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsoma-designed-faena-district-project-opens-in-miami-5687608 A $1.2bn, three-block project designed by Netherlands-based architect OMA has been opened to the public at the new cultural Faena District in Miami Beach. Mon, 05 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT LMN Architects and Hathaway Dinwiddie to design building at University of California http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newslmn-architects-hathaway-dinwiddie-to-design-new-building-at-university-of-california-irvine-5686347 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newslmn-architects-hathaway-dinwiddie-to-design-new-building-at-university-of-california-irvine-5686347 LMN Architects and Hathaway Dinwiddie have been selected to design the Classroom and Office Building project worth $46m at the University of California, Irvine (UCI). Fri, 02 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT Helm Architecture to design Shakespeare North theatre in London http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newshelm-architecture-to-design-shakespeare-north-theatre-in-london-5682212 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newshelm-architecture-to-design-shakespeare-north-theatre-in-london-5682212 UK-based Helm Architecture has been appointed to design the £19m Shakespeare North theatre and education centre in Prescott, Knowsley. Wed, 30 Nov 2016 00:00:00 GMT UTEC university campus in Peru wins 2016 RIBA International Prize http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsgrafton-architects-designed-utec-university-campus-in-peru-wins-2016-riba-international-prize-5681010 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsgrafton-architects-designed-utec-university-campus-in-peru-wins-2016-riba-international-prize-5681010 Designed by Irish Grafton Architects, the Universidad de Ingeniería y Tecnología (UTEC) in Peru has won the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) prize. Mon, 28 Nov 2016 00:00:00 GMT Foster + Partners and Rubio Arquitectura win competition to design Madrid museum http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsfoster-partners-and-rubio-arquitectura-win-competition-to-design-madrid-museum-5679682 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsfoster-partners-and-rubio-arquitectura-win-competition-to-design-madrid-museum-5679682 Foster + Partners and Rubio Arquitectura have won an international competition to upgrade and refurbish the Hall of Realms (Salón de Reinos) as a new addition to the Museo del Prado campus in Madrid, Spain. Fri, 25 Nov 2016 00:00:00 GMT