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 NE Development starts work on new apartment building LVL 29 in Texas, US http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsne-development-breaks-ground-on-new-29-storey-apartment-building-in-texas-5799873 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsne-development-breaks-ground-on-new-29-storey-apartment-building-in-texas-5799873 NE Development has started construction on a new apartment building, called LVL 29, in Plano, Texas. Thu, 27 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Willmott Dixon to deliver new facility at Harwell Science Campus in Oxfordshire, UK http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newswillmott-dixon-to-deliver-new-facility-at-harwell-science-campus-in-oxfordshire-uk-5796809 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newswillmott-dixon-to-deliver-new-facility-at-harwell-science-campus-in-oxfordshire-uk-5796809 Willmott Dixon has secured a £23.7m contract with the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) to construct a research area at Harwell Science Campus in Oxfordshire, UK. Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT The privatisation of public space http://www.designbuild-network.com/features/featurethe-privatisation-of-public-space-5776190/ http://www.designbuild-network.com/features/featurethe-privatisation-of-public-space-5776190/ Since the rise of neoliberalism in the late 1980s, public spaces in the UK and other cities around the world have increasingly been transferred into private hands. What affect does this have on our cities and what can architects do to challenge it? P… Sun, 23 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Akademiska Hus selects Cowi to develop Albano Campus in Stockholm, Sweden http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsakademiska-hus-selects-cowi-to-develop-albano-campus-in-stockholm-sweden-5794131 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsakademiska-hus-selects-cowi-to-develop-albano-campus-in-stockholm-sweden-5794131 Property developer Akademiska Hus has selected Cowi to help develop the Albano Campus in Stockholm, Sweden. Sun, 23 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Vista Tower, Chicago, Illinois http://www.designbuild-network.com/projects/vista-tower-chicago-illinois/ http://www.designbuild-network.com/projects/vista-tower-chicago-illinois/ Vista tower is a 95-storey hotel and residential skyscraper being built in Chicago, Illinois, US. It is expected to become the third tallest skyscraper in the city upon completion. Thu, 20 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT UK's Leeds City Council backs proposal for redevelopment of Headingley stadium http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsuks-leeds-city-council-backs-proposal-for-redevelopment-of-headingley-stadium-5793200 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsuks-leeds-city-council-backs-proposal-for-redevelopment-of-headingley-stadium-5793200 The UK's Leeds City Council has approved a proposal for the redevelopment of Headingley Carnegie Stadium. Thu, 20 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Remembering Bauhaus: a lesson in the art of ‘staying open’ http://www.designbuild-network.com/features/featureremembering-bauhaus-a-lesson-in-the-art-of-staying-open-5775801/ http://www.designbuild-network.com/features/featureremembering-bauhaus-a-lesson-in-the-art-of-staying-open-5775801/ Closed by the Nazis in 1933, the German art school known as Bauhaus went on to become one the world’s most influential architecture and design schools. With plans underway to mark its 100th anniversary in 2019, Philip Kleinfeld looks back at the move… Wed, 19 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT MFA and Jefferson to construct residential apartment building in Virginia, US http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsmfa-jefferson-to-construct-new-residential-apartment-building-in-virginia-us-5790626 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsmfa-jefferson-to-construct-new-residential-apartment-building-in-virginia-us-5790626 Professional services provider Mitsui Fudosan America (MFA) and Jefferson Apartment Group are set to build a new high-rise residential apartment building in Arlington, Virginia, US. Tue, 18 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Forest Green Rovers' Eco Park Stadium http://www.designbuild-network.com/projects/forest-green-rovers-eco-park-stadium/ http://www.designbuild-network.com/projects/forest-green-rovers-eco-park-stadium/ Forest Green Rovers' Eco Park stadium, planned in Stroud, Gloucestershire, UK, is touted to become the world’s first stadium to be entirely made from timber. Mon, 17 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Richman Group of California starts construction on K1 mixed-use development http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsrichman-group-of-california-starts-construction-on-mixed-use-development-k1-5785721 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsrichman-group-of-california-starts-construction-on-mixed-use-development-k1-5785721 The Richman Group of California Development Company has started construction on a $100m mixed-use development known as K1, in Downtown San Diego, US. Tue, 11 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Building borders: how are architects reacting to Trump’s wall plan? http://www.designbuild-network.com/features/featurebuilding-borders-how-are-architects-reacting-to-trumps-wall-plan-5784518/ http://www.designbuild-network.com/features/featurebuilding-borders-how-are-architects-reacting-to-trumps-wall-plan-5784518/ US President Donald Trump’s call for a “great, great wall” running across the US-Mexico border has proved as polarising with design and construction firms as it has in the country at large. But with the Department of Homeland Security seeking to buil… Mon, 10 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT New Science and Engineering Complex opens at Northeastern University, US http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsnew-interdisciplinary-science-and-engineering-complex-opens-at-northeastern-university-in-us-5783185 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsnew-interdisciplinary-science-and-engineering-complex-opens-at-northeastern-university-in-us-5783185 UK-based design and engineering company Arup has announced the opening of the Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Complex (ISEC) at Northeastern University in Boston, US. Sun, 09 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Design & Build Review: Issue 37 http://www.designbuild-network.com/features/featuredesign-build-review-issue-37-5782185/ http://www.designbuild-network.com/features/featuredesign-build-review-issue-37-5782185/ In this issue: the plans for a wooden skyscraper in the heart of Lagos, Nigeria, how Brexit is impacting the UK construction industry, the global impact of Bauhaus, hopes for Birmingham in the wake of HS2 and much more Fri, 07 Apr 2017 10:53:00 GMT First building modules arrive for Newcastle University's Park View Student Village project http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsfirst-building-modules-arrive-for-newcastle-universitys-park-view-student-village-project-5781850 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsfirst-building-modules-arrive-for-newcastle-universitys-park-view-student-village-project-5781850 UK's Newcastle University has announced the arrival of the first building modules at its student accommodation Park View Student Village, representing an investment of £75m. Thu, 06 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Apple TV In The Centre Of New Technology Joint Venture Set To Challenge Obsolete Hotel Television Systems http://www.designbuild-network.com/contractors/interior/roomnettv-idb/pressappletv-jv-db.html http://www.designbuild-network.com/contractors/interior/roomnettv-idb/pressappletv-jv-db.html Go Find It, the pioneers in mobile solutions for the global hospitality industry and RoomNet TV, a leading provider of hotel entertainment, form a strategic partnership to transform hotel in-room viewing. Thu, 06 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT March's top stories: HHC to construct tower in Chicago, SES to support Godiva Place in UK http://www.designbuild-network.com/features/featuremarchs-top-stories-hhc-to-construct-trophy-class-office-tower-in-chicago-ses-to-support-godiva-place-in-uk-5781138/ http://www.designbuild-network.com/features/featuremarchs-top-stories-hhc-to-construct-trophy-class-office-tower-in-chicago-ses-to-support-godiva-place-in-uk-5781138/ HHC secured approval to construct its new office building in Chicago, SES to provide mechanical and electrical services for Godiva Place in UK. Designbuild-network.com wraps-up the key headlines from March 2017. Wed, 05 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT UK construction counts the cost of Brexit fallout http://www.designbuild-network.com/features/featureuk-construction-counts-the-cost-of-brexit-fallout-5777486/ http://www.designbuild-network.com/features/featureuk-construction-counts-the-cost-of-brexit-fallout-5777486/ With forecasts of falling demand, rising material costs and an exacerbated skills shortage, Brexit look likely to take a toll on UK construction. How has the Brexit vote affected the construction industry, and how might the impact of the UK’s departu… Tue, 04 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Christa McAuliffe library in Massachusetts achieves LEED Silver certification http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsmassachusetts-library-secures-leed-silver-certification-5779639 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsmassachusetts-library-secures-leed-silver-certification-5779639 Christa McAuliffe branch library in Framingham, Massachusetts, has secured LEED Silver certification. Tue, 04 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Kiruna City Hall - The Crystal, Kiruna http://www.designbuild-network.com/projects/kiruna-city-hall---the-crystal-kiruna/ http://www.designbuild-network.com/projects/kiruna-city-hall---the-crystal-kiruna/ The city of Kiruna, Sweden, is building a new city hall named Krystallen (The Crystal) as part of the city's relocation. Tue, 04 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Lagos’ wooden skyscraper http://www.designbuild-network.com/features/featurelagos-wooden-skyscraper-5776222/ http://www.designbuild-network.com/features/featurelagos-wooden-skyscraper-5776222/ Often overlooked in favour of glass, steel and concrete, wood is now being used in unexpected places including skyscrapers. Patrick Kingsland spoke to Cameroonian architect Hermann Kamte about his plans to build a wooden tower in the heart of Nigeria… Sun, 02 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT