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 Trimble acquires building design software provider Sefaira http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newstrimble-acquires-building-design-software-provider-sefaira-4806866 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newstrimble-acquires-building-design-software-provider-sefaira-4806866 Trimble has acquired New York and London-based Sefaira, which develops cloud-based software for the design of sustainable and high-performance buildings, for an undisclosed amount. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT RIBA calls for halt of £175m Garden Bridge on Thames http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsriba-calls-halt-175m-garden-bridge-thames-4806742 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsriba-calls-halt-175m-garden-bridge-thames-4806742 Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has called for a halt of the £175m Garden Bridge over concerns that Thomas Heatherwick, the winner of the contest to design the bridge, has not been selected through a fair process. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT Tishman Speyer selects Bjarke Ingels to design $3bn skyscraper in US http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newstishman-speyer-selects-bjarke-ingels-design-3bn-skyscraper-us-4805379 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newstishman-speyer-selects-bjarke-ingels-design-3bn-skyscraper-us-4805379 Tishman Speyer has selected Bjarke Ingels to design a new 65-storey tower in Manhattan, New York City, US. Tue, 09 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT Studio Mumbai to design MPavilion 2016 in Australia http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsstudio-mumbai-design-mpavilion-2016-australia-4805513 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsstudio-mumbai-design-mpavilion-2016-australia-4805513 Indian establishment Studio Mumbai has been selected to design the third annual MPavilion 2016, an architecture commission and design event, in Melbourne, Australia. Tue, 09 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT Manchester council approves £135m construction projects http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsmanchester-council-approves-135m-construction-projects-4804431 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsmanchester-council-approves-135m-construction-projects-4804431 The Manchester City Council in England has approved the construction of £75m Nuffield hospital next to the Manchester Royal Infirmary and £60m Graphene Engineering Innovation Centre (GEIC) within the city university. Mon, 08 Feb 2016 14:44:00 GMT Sugar Bay Resort and Spa in US Virgin Islands completes renovation http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newssugar-bay-resort-spa-us-virgin-islands-completes-renovation-4804093 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newssugar-bay-resort-spa-us-virgin-islands-completes-renovation-4804093 Sugar Bay Resort and Spa located in St. Thomas of the US Virgin Islands has completed a $20m renovation to its guest rooms, public areas and restaurants. Mon, 08 Feb 2016 09:35:00 GMT TfL selects 13 builders for construction projects in London http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newstfl-selects-13-builders-construction-projects-london-4803368 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newstfl-selects-13-builders-construction-projects-london-4803368 Transport for London (TfL) has selected 13 property development companies and consortiums, making them eligible to bid for work under the Property Partnership Framework. Fri, 05 Feb 2016 12:12:00 GMT Danish architects to design world’s largest waste-to-energy plant in China http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsdanish-architects-design-worlds-largest-waste-energy-plant-china-4802602 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsdanish-architects-design-worlds-largest-waste-energy-plant-china-4802602 Shenzhen Energy Environmental Engineering has selected the Danish team of Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects and Gottlieb Paludan Architects to design a waste-to-energy plant in the city of Shenzhen, China. Fri, 05 Feb 2016 09:31:00 GMT Four architects to compete for Parramatta civic building design in Australia http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsfour-architects-compete-parramatta-civic-building-design-australia-4801965 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsfour-architects-compete-parramatta-civic-building-design-australia-4801965 Parramatta City Council in Greater Sydney, Australia, has shortlisted four architecture teams to compete for the new community and civic space, which will be a part of the A$2bn Parramatta Square urban renewal project. Thu, 04 Feb 2016 11:57:00 GMT ‘Silmu’ wins Alvar Aalto design competition in Finland http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newssilmu-wins-alvar-aalto-design-competition-finland-4801830 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newssilmu-wins-alvar-aalto-design-competition-finland-4801830 A concept called Silmu (leaf bud) has won the international Ruusupuisto design competition that sought entries for developing a structure between the Alvar Aalto Museum and the Museum of Central Finland, in the city of Jyväskylä. Thu, 04 Feb 2016 10:42:00 GMT Seamarq boutique hotel in South Korea completes construction http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsseamarq-boutique-hotel-south-korea-completes-construction-4800877 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsseamarq-boutique-hotel-south-korea-completes-construction-4800877 The former Hyundai Hotel Gyeongpodae in Gangneung, South Korea, has completed its reconstruction and is now renamed Seamarq Hotel. Wed, 03 Feb 2016 11:53:00 GMT Korea-China consortium to build Nakheel’s luxury residential complex in Dubai http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newskorea-china-consortium-build-nakheels-luxury-residential-complex-dubai-4800715 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newskorea-china-consortium-build-nakheels-luxury-residential-complex-dubai-4800715 Real estate developer Nakheel has awarded a AED1.4bn ($380m) contract to a consortium of South Korea's Ssangyong Engineering & Construction and China State Construction Engineering, to build the three-tower The Palm Gateway residential complex in Dub… Wed, 03 Feb 2016 11:20:00 GMT Bjarke Ingels to design new station for New York City Police Department http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsbjarke-ingels-design-new-station-new-york-city-police-department-4799542 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsbjarke-ingels-design-new-station-new-york-city-police-department-4799542 The New York City Department of Design and Construction (DDC) has selected Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) to design a new police station in Melrose. Tue, 02 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive opens at University of California http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsberkeley-art-museum-pacific-film-archive-opens-university-california-4799326 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsberkeley-art-museum-pacific-film-archive-opens-university-california-4799326 The Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAMPFA) at the University of California has been opened. Tue, 02 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT DPR completes steel erection on new medical centre in US http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsdpr-completes-steel-erection-new-medical-centre-us-4798274 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsdpr-completes-steel-erection-new-medical-centre-us-4798274 DPR Construction (DPR) has completed structural steel erection on the new $60m Shriners for Children Medical Center in Pasadena, California, US. Mon, 01 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT January's top stories: Tutor Perini build Westin hotel in Fort Lauderdale, Balfour Beatty develop Marquee Park District http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsjanuarys-top-stories-tutor-perini-build-westin-hotel-fort-lauderdale-balfour-beatty-develop-marquee-park-district-4804570 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsjanuarys-top-stories-tutor-perini-build-westin-hotel-fort-lauderdale-balfour-beatty-develop-marquee-park-district-4804570 Construction company Tutor Perini was chosen to build the dual-branded Tribute Portfolio and Element by Westin Hotel in downtown Fort Lauderdale, Florida, joint venture partners Trammell Crow and Met Life selected Balfour Beatty Construction for the … Mon, 01 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT University of North Alabama in US opens new residence halls http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsuniversity-north-alabama-us-opens-new-residence-halls-4798268 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsuniversity-north-alabama-us-opens-new-residence-halls-4798268 Capstone Development Partners and the University of North Alabama (UNA), US, have opened the second of the two new residence halls on UNA’s campus in Florence, Alabama. Mon, 01 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT Tutor Perini to build Westin hotel in Fort Lauderdale http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newstutor-perini-build-westin-hotel-fort-lauderdale-4797287 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newstutor-perini-build-westin-hotel-fort-lauderdale-4797287 Construction company Tutor Perini will build the dual-branded Tribute Portfolio and Element by Westin Hotel in downtown Fort Lauderdale, Florida, US, under a contract signed with Wurzak Hotel Group and realtor DoveHill. Fri, 29 Jan 2016 12:47:00 GMT Revamp plans for Headingley Carnegie stadium unveiled in UK http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsrevamp-plans-headingley-carnegie-stadium-unveiled-uk-4796926 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsrevamp-plans-headingley-carnegie-stadium-unveiled-uk-4796926 British professional rugby league club Leeds Rhinos has unveiled the redevelopment plans for the Headingley Carnegie Stadium, which is expected to host the 2019 Cricket World Cup. Fri, 29 Jan 2016 00:00:00 GMT Osborne starts construction of library at Roehampton university in London http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsosborne-starts-construction-library-roehampton-university-london-4795409 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsosborne-starts-construction-library-roehampton-university-london-4795409 Osborne has started construction works for a £24m library development for the University of Roehampton in southwest London, UK. Thu, 28 Jan 2016 00:00:00 GMT