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Weekly Round Up
23 October 2016
Latest Companies

RoomNetTV - Apple-Based Hotel Entertainment and Wi-Fi Solutions

Gail Ceramics International - Ceramic Tiles for Commercial, Residential and Industrial Applications

Rocburn - Window Openers, Actuators, Panels and Switches

Mosa - Sustainable Tiles for Architectural Designs

Arkema - Coating Solutions, Adhesives and Sealants for Structures

Press Releases

Crystal Clear Connections Enabled by Innovative Silicone Film
A modern, dynamic and globally active company, Press Glass specialises in glass processing and in the production of insulating glass. 2015 saw their first expansion of production outside Poland with the opening of a new, purpose-built production facility in Croatia, where inter alia glazed units and tempered glass is now manufactured.

Mosa Offers Functional Design at its Finest
Interior designer Roger Haan was asked to come up with a distinctive hotel concept. The design needed to incorporate the history of the existing building and the dynamic environment, bring the outside in, create rooms for more than two people, and lead to a scalable product that could be applied in different cities.

Mosa: The Power of Ceramics
"The implementation of sustainable solutions in the hotel industry can extend beyond simply washing towels less frequently or encouraging guests to take shorter showers."

Faay Walls and Ceilings Partner of the Global Quiet Room Label
Noise is in the top three annoyances to hotel guests. That is perhaps not so strange when you consider that there were until recently no guidelines for noise in hotels.

Mosa Supplies Tiles for Maison Z Project
'Maison Z' ('house Z'), situated in the Gard department in the south of France, encompasses a site measuring 2,750m² and is home to several independent farmhouses in a style that is typical of the Cévennes region, incorporating almost blind frontages and lapels made from local limestone.

White Papers

Silicon-Based Adhesives and Sealants for Façade Construction
Dow Corning is a global leader in the development of silicon-based adhesives and sealants for façade...

Legacy Building Solutions Fabrics Brochure
Legacy Building Solutions is proud to offer customised structures built to your exact requirements, combining the strength and versatility of structural steel with the proven benefits of a...

High-Performance Interlayers for Laminated Glass
Saflex interlayer technology delivers advanced glazing performance for demanding...

Innovative, Creative, Competent: Translucent Building Elements
More than 40 years of Rodeca is also the history of revolutionary ideas and pioneering innovations. Yet the company has not only kept up with the times; it has also continued to set trends...

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...


Design & Build Review: Issue 32
In this issue: The build-to-let projects putting family at their heart, how bone could become a building material, the danger of smart cities, the regulation of the architectural profession and much mor

September's top stories: MediaCityUK expansion approved, Dania Pointe construction to begin
Salford City Council has given approval for the second phase of the expansion of MediaCityUK, and Dania Pointe is to enter Phase I groundbreaking after demolition and clearing of the 102 acre site is completed. Designbuild-network.com wraps up key headlines from September 2016.

Sophie Nguyen: an architect’s view on London and Brexit
In the second part of a two-part interview feature, French architect Sophie Nguyen discusses London’s property market. What’s the situation with planning in the UK capital, and how could Brexit affect architects and designers working in the city?

Sophie Nguyen: creating with colour
French architect Sophie Nguyen has extensive design experience in France and the UK, where she set up her own design studio in 2003. In the first part of a two-part interview feature, Nguyen looks back on her career to date and shares her ideas on circulation, colour and light.

Design & Build Review: Issue 31
In this issue: How Internet of Things technology could transform sustainable building management, Europe's largest green space initiative, tackling waste in the construction industry, Zaha Hadid's career in buildings and much more


Pennsylvania Station Redevelopment, New York
Pennsylvania Station or Penn Station, one of the busiest train stations in the US, is planned to be redeveloped into a state-of-the-art transportation hub.

King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology Headquarters, Riyadh
The King Abdul Aziz City for Science and Technology (KACST) headquarters is a tower being constructed on the institute's campus in the north western Riyadh metropolitan area.

National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC)
The National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) in Washington DC is the only US national museum exclusively devoted to preserving African American history, culture, art and life. Established in December 2003 by an act of congress, NMAAHC is the 19th museum of the Smithsonian Institution.

Ronald O. Perelman Performing Arts Center, New York
The Ronald O. Perelman Performing Arts Center is a proposed cultural hub to be located at New York's World Trade Center site.

Sydney Opera House Renewal Project, Sydney
Sydney Opera House, a notable icon of 20th century architecture, is undergoing a major transformation to renew its facilities for the 21st century.

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