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 Multiplex wins £240m contract for AYKON London One tower http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsmultiplex-wins-240m-contract-for-aykon-london-one-tower-5907448 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsmultiplex-wins-240m-contract-for-aykon-london-one-tower-5907448 Global contractor Multiplex has secured a £240m deal to construct Nine Elms Property’s AYKON London One residential tower. Tue, 22 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Melbourne Quarter http://www.designbuild-network.com/projects/melbourne-quarter/ http://www.designbuild-network.com/projects/melbourne-quarter/ Melbourne Quarter is a commercial and residential development coming up in Batman’s Hill Precinct in Melbourne, Australia. Tue, 22 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Design unveiled for Al Thumama Stadium in Qatar http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsdesign-unveiled-for-al-thumama-stadium-in-qatar-5904838 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsdesign-unveiled-for-al-thumama-stadium-in-qatar-5904838 The Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy (SC) in Qatar has unveiled the design for Al Thumama Stadium, ahead of the FIFA World Cup 2022. Sun, 20 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Balfour Beatty’s JV secures £295m residential project contract in Hong Kong http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsbalfour-beattys-jv-secures-295m-residential-project-contract-in-hong-kong-5903883 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsbalfour-beattys-jv-secures-295m-residential-project-contract-in-hong-kong-5903883 Balfour Beatty’s 50:50 Far East joint venture (JV) Gammon Construction has secured a HKD$3bn (£295m) contract for the construction of a waterfront residential project in Hong Kong. Thu, 17 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Johnson Controls Hall of Fame Village, Canton, Ohio http://www.designbuild-network.com/projects/johnson-controls-hall-of-fame-village-canton-ohio/ http://www.designbuild-network.com/projects/johnson-controls-hall-of-fame-village-canton-ohio/ Johnson Controls Hall of Fame Village is a sports and entertainment city being developed in Canton, Ohio, US. Thu, 17 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Red Sea Housing signs MoU with AECOM for modular housing solutions in Saudi Arabia http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsred-sea-housing-signs-mou-with-aecom-for-modular-housing-solutions-in-saudi-arabia-5901171 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsred-sea-housing-signs-mou-with-aecom-for-modular-housing-solutions-in-saudi-arabia-5901171 Red Sea Housing Services (RSH) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with AECOM Middle East to deliver modular affordable housing solutions in Saudi Arabia. Tue, 15 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Hanwha L&C-Flexible, Heat-Resistant, Acrylic Building Materials http://www.designbuild-network.com/contractors/construct_materials/hanwha/ http://www.designbuild-network.com/contractors/construct_materials/hanwha/ Hanwha L&C is a specialist in manufacturing premium building materials.The company's energy-saving, eco-friendly products promote elegance and improved product functionality, while showcasing modern ... Mon, 14 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Embassy Gardens, London http://www.designbuild-network.com/projects/embassy-gardens-london/ http://www.designbuild-network.com/projects/embassy-gardens-london/ Embassy Gardens is a 15-acre mixed-use development in Nine Elms, London in UK. The development includes nine apartment buildings along with office, retail and community space located across the River Thames. Mon, 14 Aug 2017 15:30:00 GMT Empiric Student Property to build premium student accomodation in Edinburgh http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsempiric-student-property-to-build-premium-student-accomodation-in-edinburgh-5899962 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsempiric-student-property-to-build-premium-student-accomodation-in-edinburgh-5899962 UK student accommodation owner and operator Empiric Student Property has secured planning permission and entered a forward funded agreement for a 166-bed premium student accommodation development at King's Stables Road in Edinburgh for a funding comm… Sun, 13 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Designing for Dementia http://www.designbuild-network.com/features/featuredesigning-for-dementia-5890512/ http://www.designbuild-network.com/features/featuredesigning-for-dementia-5890512/ A dementia-friendly demonstration home will soon open in Watford, the UK. Heidi Vella hears from Dr David Kelly, group director of BRE Innovation Parks, about the project and how the industry as a whole can better meet the challenges of this debilita… Sun, 13 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Balfour Beatty selected for Texas Woman’s University’s student housing project http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsbalfour-beatty-selected-for-texas-womans-universitys-student-housing-project-5898706 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsbalfour-beatty-selected-for-texas-womans-universitys-student-housing-project-5898706 Balfour Beatty Campus Solutions has been selected by Texas Woman’s University (TWU) to develop a new student housing community. Thu, 10 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Mori Building commences 59-floor office tower in Jakarta http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsmori-building-commences-59-floor-office-tower-in-jakarta-5896156 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsmori-building-commences-59-floor-office-tower-in-jakarta-5896156 Mori Building has commenced the construction of a 59-floor office tower in the Sudirman area of Jakarta, Indonesia. Tue, 08 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT One Vanderbilt, New York http://www.designbuild-network.com/projects/one-vanderbilt-new-york/ http://www.designbuild-network.com/projects/one-vanderbilt-new-york/ One Vanderbilt is a 58-storey mixed-use tower being built in Midtown, New York, US. At a height of 1,401ft (427m), the building will become the second tallest tower in the city. Tue, 08 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT July's top stories: MVRDV to design mixed-use tower in Rotterdam, HLG wins contract in Dubai http://www.designbuild-network.com/features/featurejulys-top-stories-mvrdv-to-design-mixed-use-tower-in-rotterdam-hlg-wins-contract-in-dubai-5893963/ http://www.designbuild-network.com/features/featurejulys-top-stories-mvrdv-to-design-mixed-use-tower-in-rotterdam-hlg-wins-contract-in-dubai-5893963/ MVRDV will design new mixed-use tower in Rotterdam, and HLG won a contract for EXPO Village Parcels 10 and 11 in Dubai. Designbuild-network.com wraps-up the key headlines from July 2017. Mon, 07 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Nomadic working and it's influence on today's architecture http://www.designbuild-network.com/features/featurenomadic-working-coming-to-architecture-5890744/ http://www.designbuild-network.com/features/featurenomadic-working-coming-to-architecture-5890744/ Once only possible for a handful of fields, nomadic working has quickly become a viable option for a host of different industries – including architecture. Charlotte Richardson Andrews speaks to nomadic architecture practice Red Deer about the benefi… Mon, 07 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Second phase construction of Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium in US concludes http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newssecond-phase-construction-of-tom-benson-hall-of-fame-stadium-in-us-concludes-5893546 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newssecond-phase-construction-of-tom-benson-hall-of-fame-stadium-in-us-concludes-5893546 Welty Building Company has completed the second phase of construction of the Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium in Ohio, US. Sun, 06 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Kier Living partners with Forest Carbon to create carbon woodland in UK http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newskier-living-partners-with-forest-carbon-to-create-carbon-woodland-in-uk-5892060 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newskier-living-partners-with-forest-carbon-to-create-carbon-woodland-in-uk-5892060 UK-based company Kier Living has collaborated with Forest Carbon to plant 45,000 new trees by 2020 with an aim to reduce its carbon usage. Thu, 03 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Design & Build Review: Issue 39 http://www.designbuild-network.com/features/featuredesign-build-review-issue-39-5891372/ http://www.designbuild-network.com/features/featuredesign-build-review-issue-39-5891372/ In this issue: dementia-friendly homes, in conversation with nomadic architecture practise Red Deer and are prefabs the future of building? Thu, 03 Aug 2017 14:36:00 GMT Swansea University selects Kier Group for new Student Activity Centre http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsswansea-university-selects-kier-group-for-new-student-activity-centre-5889150 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsswansea-university-selects-kier-group-for-new-student-activity-centre-5889150 Swansea University in the UK has selected property, residential, construction and services provider Kier Group to develop its new Student Precinct, including a £30m Student Activity Centre at its Singleton Park Campus. Tue, 01 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Port City Colombo Master Plan, Colombo http://www.designbuild-network.com/projects/port-city-colombo-master-plan-colombo/ http://www.designbuild-network.com/projects/port-city-colombo-master-plan-colombo/ Port City Colombo is a large-scale integrated city being developed on more than 200ha of reclaimed land near Colombo, Sri Lanka. Sun, 30 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT