Design Build Network-Updates The latest content updates from the www.designbuild-network.com web site http://www.designbuild-network.com/ en-us http://www.designbuild-network.com/ Design Build Network-Updates http://www.designbuild-network.com/content/images/logo_big.gif Neolith by TheSize-Sintered Compact Surfaces for Interior and Exterior Application http://www.designbuild-network.com/contractors/construct_materials/neolith-by-thesize/ http://www.designbuild-network.com/contractors/construct_materials/neolith-by-thesize/ In 2011, the Neolith brand was launched by TheSize as a high-end compact surface with revolutionary physical and technical features. Neolith combines the best raw materials with state-of-the-art technology to create high-tech Neolith slabs. Fri, 02 Dec 2016 16:32:00 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 Rising above: Pininfarina’s award-wining Istanbul airport tower design http://www.designbuild-network.com/features/featurerising-above-pininfarinas-award-wining-istanbul-airport-tower-design-5673526/ http://www.designbuild-network.com/features/featurerising-above-pininfarinas-award-wining-istanbul-airport-tower-design-5673526/ In September an air traffic control tower for Istanbul New Airport, designed by Italian studio Pininfarina and US engineering firm AECOM, beat off stiff competition to win a prestigious International Architecture Award. Patrick Kingsland reports. Mon, 28 Nov 2016 15:01:00 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 Sintered Compact Surfaces for Interior Designs http://www.designbuild-network.com/downloads/whitepapers/construct_materials/sintered-compact-surfaces/ http://www.designbuild-network.com/downloads/whitepapers/construct_materials/sintered-compact-surfaces/ Neolith, a sintered compact surface, is a revolutionary new product category pioneered by TheSize and born in the last decade to effectively respond to the most demanding architectural and interior design needs. Fri, 25 Nov 2016 14:37:00 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 Newly designed Quartz Hill Library opens in Los Angeles County, US http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsnewly-designed-quartz-hill-library-opens-in-los-angeles-county-us-5675399 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsnewly-designed-quartz-hill-library-opens-in-los-angeles-county-us-5675399 A new library has opened in Quartz Hill district in the County of Los Angeles, US. Wed, 23 Nov 2016 00:00:00 GMT Russian Orthodox Spiritual and Cultural Centre, Paris http://www.designbuild-network.com/projects/russian-orthodox-spiritual-and-cultural-centre-paris/ http://www.designbuild-network.com/projects/russian-orthodox-spiritual-and-cultural-centre-paris/ The Russian Orthodox Spiritual and Cultural Centre is built on a Unesco World Heritage-listed site near the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France. Wed, 23 Nov 2016 00:00:00 GMT Dow Corning-Silicon-Based Adhesives and Sealants for the Design Build Industry http://www.designbuild-network.com/contractors/construct_materials/dow-corning-design/ http://www.designbuild-network.com/contractors/construct_materials/dow-corning-design/ Dow Corning is a global leader in the development of silicon-based adhesives and sealants for facade construction. Mon, 21 Nov 2016 16:02:00 GMT London’s Design Museum to open to the public http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newslondons-design-museum-to-open-to-public-this-week-5674275 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newslondons-design-museum-to-open-to-public-this-week-5674275 London’s Design Museum is set to open to public after renovation at a new location on Kensington High Street on 24 November. Mon, 21 Nov 2016 00:00:00 GMT Zaha Hadid-designed Guangzhou Infinitus Plaza breaks ground in China http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newszaha-hadid-designed-guangzhou-infinitus-plaza-breaks-ground-in-china-5671460 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newszaha-hadid-designed-guangzhou-infinitus-plaza-breaks-ground-in-china-5671460 Designed by Zaha Hadid Architects, Guangzhou Infinitus Plaza has broken ground in China. Fri, 18 Nov 2016 00:00:00 GMT Smart Construction for Volatile Economies http://www.designbuild-network.com/downloads/whitepapers/construct_machinery/volatile-smart-construction/ http://www.designbuild-network.com/downloads/whitepapers/construct_machinery/volatile-smart-construction/ In today's economy, companies are continually tasked to do more with less. Rather than relying on the lowest bidder to complete building and construction projects, consider the building's complete life cycle costs and performance. Wed, 16 Nov 2016 11:00:00 GMT Bates Smart unveils design of $237m Australian embassy in US http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsbates-smart-unveils-design-of-new-237m-australian-embassy-in-us-5668638 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsbates-smart-unveils-design-of-new-237m-australian-embassy-in-us-5668638 Architectural firm Bates Smart has unveiled designs for the new $237m Australian embassy in Washington DC, US. Wed, 16 Nov 2016 00:00:00 GMT Industrial-Chic Restaurant Designed with Mosa Tiles http://www.designbuild-network.com/contractors/construct_machinery/mosa-db/pressindustrial-chic-restaurant-mosa-tiles.html http://www.designbuild-network.com/contractors/construct_machinery/mosa-db/pressindustrial-chic-restaurant-mosa-tiles.html Concept restaurant 'De Kazerne' in Eindhoven (NL) is the new meeting point for the Dutch creative scene. Though neglected for a long time, it is now developing into a trendsetting cluster for art, culture, and meetings with around 2,400m² of usable s… Mon, 14 Nov 2016 10:27:00 GMT Detailed planning submitted for £300m Meadowhall Leisure Hall Expansion http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsdetailed-planning-submitted-for-bdp-designed-300m-meadowhall-leisure-hall-5663358 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsdetailed-planning-submitted-for-bdp-designed-300m-meadowhall-leisure-hall-5663358 A detailed planning application has been submitted by British Land to Sheffield City Council for the £300m expansion of Meadowhall Leisure Hall. Thu, 10 Nov 2016 00:00:00 GMT Columbia University’s New Manhattanville Campus, New York http://www.designbuild-network.com/projects/columbia-universitys-new-manhattanville-campus-new-york/ http://www.designbuild-network.com/projects/columbia-universitys-new-manhattanville-campus-new-york/ Columbia University is developing a brand new campus in Manhattanville, New York, US. The 6.8 million ft² master plan is being developed on a 17-acre site located north of the university's existing Morningside Heights campus. Wed, 09 Nov 2016 00:00:00 GMT StayBridge Suites Vauxhall Wins Twice at The European Hospitality Awards http://www.designbuild-network.com/contractors/interior/roomnettv-idb/pressvauxhall-wins-twice-european-hospitality-awards.html http://www.designbuild-network.com/contractors/interior/roomnettv-idb/pressvauxhall-wins-twice-european-hospitality-awards.html RoomNetTV, the Apple experts in hospitality and leading provider of hotel entertainment and Wi-Fi solutions, is very proud to announce that StayBridge Suites in Vauxhall, London won 'European Hotelier of the Year' and 'Best use of Technology' awards … Tue, 08 Nov 2016 17:30:00 GMT Zaha Hadid wins competition to design football stadium in UK http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newszaha-hadid-wins-competition-to-design-football-stadium-in-uk-5660340 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newszaha-hadid-wins-competition-to-design-football-stadium-in-uk-5660340 Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA) has won a competition held by Forest Green Rovers to design its new football stadium in Stroud, UK. Tue, 08 Nov 2016 00:00:00 GMT October's top stories: ZHA design administration centre and AAFE receive community centre designs http://www.designbuild-network.com/features/featureoctobers-top-stories-zha-to-design-administration-centre-center-for-community-and-entrepreneurship-designs-5662562/ http://www.designbuild-network.com/features/featureoctobers-top-stories-zha-to-design-administration-centre-center-for-community-and-entrepreneurship-designs-5662562/ Zaha Hadid Architects has won a competition to design the Urban Heritage Administration Centre in Diriyah, Saudi Arabia, and JCJ Architecture and Leong Leong have revealed designs for the Center for Community and Entrepreneurship for Asian Americans … Tue, 08 Nov 2016 00:00:00 GMT