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25 April 2017
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Press Releases

Apple TV In The Centre Of New Technology Joint Venture Set To Challenge Obsolete Hotel Television Systems
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.

Hitec Amsterdam to Feature Launch of RoomNetTV's 'Pair & Play'
RoomNetTV has created its Pair & Play solution to meet demand for an increasing amount of hotels wishing to provide guests with central authentication for Wi-Fi networks and eliminating slow-moving portal pages.

Neolith by TheSize Enhances Classtone Collection with Two New Surfacing Designs for 2017
Neolith’s prized marble-inspired sintered compact surface collection now includes Blanco Carrara and Nero Marquina.

The Fascinating World of Wood
Blumer-Lehmann develops, plans, produces and installs wooden buildings in all their facets: Residential, industrial and commercial buildings, as well as renovations and building extensions.

Neolith by TheSize Adds New Décors to Fusion Collection, Including Design Inspired by Renowned Architect Zaha Hadid
Celebrating an appreciation for the past, Neolith’s stone-inspired Fusion line is a fresh option for residential and commercial design, including countertops, flooring and more.

White Papers

Proven Performance That Lasts
Structural Silicone Glazing (SSG) is a curtain walling method that utilizes a structural silicone sealant to adhere glass, ceramic, metal or composite panels to supporting framing members by...

Silicones Enabling Crystal Clear Connections
A façade is quite literally, the face of a building, the signature of its owner or the architect, with much consideration dedicated to its conception and integration in its...

Oasis IEC Provides Energy Efficient Rejection of Data Center Heat
In Quincy, Washington, Sabey Data Center Properties is one of six major data centers utilising low-cost, reliable hydro electric power sustained from the nearby Columbia River....

Data Centre Climate Solutions
Munters' 35-year experience with air-to-air heat exchangers and evaporative cooling, means our advanced cooling systems provide data centres with the desired cooling using significantly less...

Sintered Compact Surfaces for Interior Designs
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...

Features

The privatisation of public space
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? Philip Kleinfeld finds out.

Remembering Bauhaus: a lesson in the art of ‘staying open’
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 movement’s history and asks what relevance the Bauhaus still holds today.

Building borders: how are architects reacting to Trump’s wall plan?
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 build prototypes for a wall concept in the summer, how exactly are architects and civil engineers responding to the border wall proposal?

Design & Build Review: Issue 37
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

March's top stories: HHC to construct tower in Chicago, SES to support Godiva Place in UK
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.

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.

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.

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.

New NFL Rams Stadium, Inglewood, California
The NFL Rams will be soon moving to a new 80,000-seat capacity stadium being built in Inglewood, California, US.

Quay Quarter Tower, Sydney
The Quay Quarter Tower is a mixed-use building being developed in Sydney, Australia. Designed by 3XN, the tower is part of the A$2bn ($1.54bn) Quay Quarter Sydney project being undertaken by AMP Capital.

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