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 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 Redefining housing for the third age http://www.designbuild-network.com/features/featureredefining-housing-for-the-third-age-5702060/ http://www.designbuild-network.com/features/featureredefining-housing-for-the-third-age-5702060/ Retirement housing has been lacking in both quality and quantity in the UK, with negative knock-on effects for the wider residential market. How can good design and planning make the case for the country’s retirees, who are wealthier, healthier and m… Tue, 17 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 Design & Build Review: Issue 35 http://www.designbuild-network.com/features/featuredesign-build-review-issue-35-5715550/ http://www.designbuild-network.com/features/featuredesign-build-review-issue-35-5715550/ In this issue: the implications and potential of Britain's Brutalist revival, transforming retirement housing, the architectural, social and political role of the humble American garage and much more Thu, 12 Jan 2017 16:41:00 GMT BSM Wireless-GPS Tracking and Fleet Management for Construction Operations http://www.designbuild-network.com/contractors/software/bsm-wireless/ http://www.designbuild-network.com/contractors/software/bsm-wireless/ BSM Wireless specializes in GPS tracking solutions to optimise asset utilisation, regulation compliance, worker safety, and tangible growth in the construction industry. As we understand these areas ... Thu, 12 Jan 2017 11:03:00 GMT 2016 in architecture: reinventing the public space http://www.designbuild-network.com/features/feature2016-in-architecture-reinventing-the-public-space-5688055/ http://www.designbuild-network.com/features/feature2016-in-architecture-reinventing-the-public-space-5688055/ This year saw a number of high-profile cultural and public spaces open to the public around the world. What do these projects reveal about the architectural trends informing the design of these essential urban resources? Thu, 12 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Munters-Energy-Efficient Climate Control Systems, Air Conditioning (AC) Units and Dehumidifiers http://www.designbuild-network.com/contractors/ventilation/munters-air-treatment/ http://www.designbuild-network.com/contractors/ventilation/munters-air-treatment/ Munters is a global leader in energy-efficient air treatment solutions for comfort, process and environmental protection. Our air conditioning systems are designed to control all your ventilation nee... Wed, 11 Jan 2017 14:36:00 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 The key to sensational social housing http://www.designbuild-network.com/features/featurethe-key-to-sensational-social-housing-5688037/ http://www.designbuild-network.com/features/featurethe-key-to-sensational-social-housing-5688037/ The Le Tour Way residential development in York, UK has been recognised for exceeding the standards usually expected of social housing schemes. Atkins architectural associate Richard Johnston, who led the design of the project, lends his insight on t… Tue, 10 Jan 2017 06:00:00 GMT Inside eporta: the AirBnB of interior design http://www.designbuild-network.com/features/featureinside-eporta-the-airbnb-of-interior-design-5673497/ http://www.designbuild-network.com/features/featureinside-eporta-the-airbnb-of-interior-design-5673497/ The interior design industry has been slow to adopt technological change, but eporta, a new trade platform that brings together buyers and sellers, is aiming to change that for good. Patrick Kingsland reports. Tue, 10 Jan 2017 06:00:00 GMT Al Bayt Stadium, Al Khor City http://www.designbuild-network.com/projects/al-bayt-stadium-al-khor-city/ http://www.designbuild-network.com/projects/al-bayt-stadium-al-khor-city/ Al Bayt stadium is being built in Al Khor, approximately 60km from Qatar’s capital Doha. The new 200,000m² stadium will host the 2022 FIFA World Cup semi-finals. Tue, 10 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Chaoyang Park Plaza http://www.designbuild-network.com/projects/chaoyang-park-plaza/ http://www.designbuild-network.com/projects/chaoyang-park-plaza/ Chaoyang Park Plaza is a mixed-use development being constructed in the central business district of Beijing, China. The 120m-high plaza comprises 120,000m² of commercial, office and residential space. Mon, 09 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 Timoleon-Underfloor Heating and Surface Cooling Systems http://www.designbuild-network.com/contractors/ventilation/timoleon/ http://www.designbuild-network.com/contractors/ventilation/timoleon/ Timóleon designs, manufactures, services and supplies underfloor heating and surface cooling systems that easily integrate with traditional or renewable technologies. Tue, 03 Jan 2017 17:21:00 GMT 2016: The year's biggest Design Build Network stories http://www.designbuild-network.com/features/feature2016-the-years-biggest-design-build-network-stories-5705435/ http://www.designbuild-network.com/features/feature2016-the-years-biggest-design-build-network-stories-5705435/ Designed by Zaha Hadid Architects, Guangzhou Infinitus Plaza broke ground in China and commenced construction on the national stadium, which will host the Tokyo 2020 Olympics in Japan. Designbuild-network wraps-up the key headlines from 2016. Tue, 03 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Astana Railway Station http://www.designbuild-network.com/projects/astana-railway-station/ http://www.designbuild-network.com/projects/astana-railway-station/ Astana train station is an integrated transport hub being constructed in Kazakhstan’s capital city, Astana. Tue, 03 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