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 Newman Garrison + Partners to build new mixed-use development in Los Angeles http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsnewman-garrison-partners-to-create-new-development-in-warner-center-us-5748910 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsnewman-garrison-partners-to-create-new-development-in-warner-center-us-5748910 US-based architecture firm Newman Garrison + Partners has been contracted to build a new mixed-use development within Warner Center in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California. Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Wates Construction to develop BAE Systems' new training facility in UK http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newswates-construction-to-develop-bae-systems-new-training-facility-in-uk-5746549 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newswates-construction-to-develop-bae-systems-new-training-facility-in-uk-5746549 UK-based Wates Construction has won a deal to build a new training facility for BAE Systems Submarines in Barrow. Wed, 22 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT S.Pellegrino Flagship Factory, Bergamo http://www.designbuild-network.com/projects/spellegrino-flagship-factory-bergamo/ http://www.designbuild-network.com/projects/spellegrino-flagship-factory-bergamo/ Mineral water manufacturer, Sanpellegrino, redesigned its S.Pellegrino flagship factory in the San Pellegrino Terme village in Bergamo, Italy. Wed, 22 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT The challenge of passive house design http://www.designbuild-network.com/features/featurethe-challenge-of-passive-house-design-5731282/ http://www.designbuild-network.com/features/featurethe-challenge-of-passive-house-design-5731282/ Asia’s largest passive house development is currently under construction on a site covering almost 200 acres in Qinagdao, China. Patrick Kingsland spoke to German-based architect Wolfgang Frey, who previously designed the world’s largest passive hous… Mon, 20 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Fieger Lamellenfenster-Louvre Windows for Natural Smoke and Heat Exhaust Ventilation http://www.designbuild-network.com/contractors/joinery/fieger-db/ http://www.designbuild-network.com/contractors/joinery/fieger-db/ Fieger Lamellenfenster (Fieger) designs and manufactures louvre windows for a wide range of projects such as schools, living areas, and government buildings.Materials such as glass, aluminium and woo... Mon, 20 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT BAM and Honeywell to install new building management system for Amsterdam ArenA http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsbam-honeywell-to-install-new-building-management-system-for-amsterdam-arena-stadium-5743530 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsbam-honeywell-to-install-new-building-management-system-for-amsterdam-arena-stadium-5743530 BAM Bouw en Techniek has joined forces with Honeywell to install a new building management system at Amsterdam ArenA, the Netherlands, in order to manage technical systems and enable preventative maintenance. Mon, 20 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Kingdom Tower http://www.designbuild-network.com/projects/kingdom-tower/ http://www.designbuild-network.com/projects/kingdom-tower/ The proposed Kingdom Tower in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, will be the world's tallest skyscraper. The final height of the tower has not been revealed but is expected to be approximately 1,000m (3,280ft). Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Bucknell University to renovate Demosthenean Hall http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsbucknell-university-to-renovate-demosthenean-hall-5742439 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsbucknell-university-to-renovate-demosthenean-hall-5742439 Bucknell University in the US has announced plans to renovate and expand its Demosthenean Hall and convert it into a Humanities Center at the former Delta Upsilon fraternity house. Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Swinerton and Trammell complete topping out of mixed-use Alexan Tower in US http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsswinerton-and-trammell-complete-topping-out-of-mixed-use-project-alexan-tower-in-us-5740295 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsswinerton-and-trammell-complete-topping-out-of-mixed-use-project-alexan-tower-in-us-5740295 Swinerton Builders and Trammell Crow Residential have completed topping out of the mixed-use Alexan Tower apartment project in Downtown San Diego, California. Wed, 15 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Bates Smart designs new 52m-tall engineered timber building in Australia http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsbates-smart-designs-new-52m-tall-engineered-timber-building-in-australia-5737907 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsbates-smart-designs-new-52m-tall-engineered-timber-building-in-australia-5737907 Architectural firm Bates Smart has designed a new 52m-tall engineered timber building named 5 King to be constructed in Brisbane, Australia. Mon, 13 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT M City, Mississauga, Toronto http://www.designbuild-network.com/projects/m-city-mississauga-toronto/ http://www.designbuild-network.com/projects/m-city-mississauga-toronto/ M City is a master-planned community being developed in Hurontario Street and Burnhamthorpe Road in Mississauga, Toronto, Canada. Fri, 10 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Contract awarded for $1.5bn expansion of Jacob K Javits Convention Center in US http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newscontract-awarded-for-15bn-expansion-of-jacob-k-javits-convention-center-in-us-5736935 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newscontract-awarded-for-15bn-expansion-of-jacob-k-javits-convention-center-in-us-5736935 Empire State Development has selected a design build team led by Lendlease (US) Construction LMB and Turner Construction with tvsdesign to oversee the $1.5bn expansion of the Jacob K Javits Convention Center in New York City. Fri, 10 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Helsinki Central Library, Helsinki http://www.designbuild-network.com/projects/helsinki-central-library-helsinki/ http://www.designbuild-network.com/projects/helsinki-central-library-helsinki/ The Helsinki Central Library is a new public library building located by the Töölönlahti Bay in Helsinki, Finland. Thu, 09 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Kone wins elevators supply contract for Park District project in US http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newskone-wins-elevators-supply-contract-for-park-district-project-in-us-5734436 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newskone-wins-elevators-supply-contract-for-park-district-project-in-us-5734436 Finland-based engineering services firm Kone has secured a contract to provide 18 elevators to the mixed-use Park District project in downtown Dallas, Texas. Wed, 08 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT The Brutalist revival http://www.designbuild-network.com/features/featurethe-brutalist-revival-5731334/ http://www.designbuild-network.com/features/featurethe-brutalist-revival-5731334/ Once maligned as ugly and oppressive, Britain's brutalist buildings are now enjoying a surprising revival with TV appreciations, new books and expensive rental listings. But does the new vogue for béton brut ignore the politics behind the movement? A… Tue, 07 Feb 2017 10:47:00 GMT Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta, Georgia http://www.designbuild-network.com/projects/mercedes-benz-stadium-atlanta-georgia/ http://www.designbuild-network.com/projects/mercedes-benz-stadium-atlanta-georgia/ Mercedes-Benz Stadium is a new 72,000-seat stadium being built in Atlanta, Georgia, US. The new stadium will host sporting events, such as National Football League and Major League Soccer games, and concerts. Tue, 07 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT SEFAR-Precision-Woven Fabric Manufacturing for Interior and Exterior Use http://www.designbuild-network.com/contractors/construct_materials/sefar-ag/ http://www.designbuild-network.com/contractors/construct_materials/sefar-ag/ Over the past 180 years, Sefar has grown into one of the world's leading producers of precision-woven fabrics. Working alongside experienced lighting engineers and polymer experts, Sefar has developed a process to manufacture a completely new generat… Mon, 06 Feb 2017 10:29:00 GMT Imperial College London to develop new hall of residence http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsimperial-college-london-to-develop-new-hall-of-residence-5732348 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsimperial-college-london-to-develop-new-hall-of-residence-5732348 Imperial College London in the UK has purchased 1.8 acre site in North Acton to develop a new hall of residence for its undergraduate students. Mon, 06 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT January's top stories: UC San Diego's housing scheme, Walsingham House upgrade http://www.designbuild-network.com/features/featurejanuarys-top-stories-hensel-phelps-and-mithun-to-construct-of-the-university-of-californias-east-campus-student-housing-programme-and-isg-to-upgrade-walsingham-house-office-building-5731797/ http://www.designbuild-network.com/features/featurejanuarys-top-stories-hensel-phelps-and-mithun-to-construct-of-the-university-of-californias-east-campus-student-housing-programme-and-isg-to-upgrade-walsingham-house-office-building-5731797/ Hensel Phelps and Mithun have been selected for second-phase construction of the University of California's East Campus student housing programme, ISG has secured a £21.7m scheme to upgrade and expand Walsingham House office. Designbuild-network wrap… Mon, 06 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT RIBA: building bridges between architects and clients http://www.designbuild-network.com/features/featureriba-building-bridges-between-architects-and-clients-5729370/ http://www.designbuild-network.com/features/featureriba-building-bridges-between-architects-and-clients-5729370/ RIBA has published a new report based on its Working with Architects survey, which drew on responses from nearly 1,000 industry professionals to find out how architects are perceived by construction clients. What can architects learn from the results… Mon, 06 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT