Traditional data centres consume huge amounts of energy, but give very little back....
- Functional facilities: designing sustainable data centres
- BAM TCP and HMRC break ground at A-listed former warehouse
- Seismic shift: tech to make buildings more earthquake-resistant
- Will robots drive the digital revolution in construction?
- After the flood: the pioneering architects embracing flood-conscious design
Functional facilities: designing sustainable data centres
Traditional data centres consume huge amounts of energy, but give very little back. With the number of centres growing, Norwegian architecture practice Snøhetta is embarking on a project to transform them into energy-producing resources for local communities. Patrick Kingsland explores how it can be done.
Endeavor Real Estate JV launches construction of mixed-use project in US
Endeavor Real Estate Group and its joint venture (JV) partner Granite Properties have started the development of Gulch Union, a three-phase mixed-use development in Nashville, Tennessee, US.
Rebuilding activities approved at Eagle Tower project
The State Building Commission of Wisconsin US has approved rebuilding activities at the Eagle Tower project in Peninsula State Park, West Allis.
Mount Airy to break ground on new casino in Pennsylvania, US
US-based Mount Airy Casino Resort is set to break ground on a new casino in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (PA).
Robertson to begin construction on Tullibody South Campus, Scotland
Construction and infrastructure services company Robertson Construction is set to commence construction on the £15m Tullibody South Campus project in Scotland following the financial close.
July’s top news stories
Austrian construction company Strabag has won a €110m contract for the Triiiple building construction project in Vienna, and the City of London Corporation in the UK has approved Lai Sun Development Company’s plan to construct a new skyscrape. Designbuild-network.com wraps up key headline from July 2018.
HED completes Metropolis Tower II Residences in Los Angeles, US
Architecture and engineering firm Harley Ellis Devereaux (HED) has completed the glass-enveloped Metropolis Tower II Residences in Los Angeles, US.
Gilbane, Stantec and QEA to build $108m high school in US
The Falls Church City School Board has selected Gilbane, Stantec, and Quinn Evans Architects (QEA) to design and build the new $108m George Mason High School in Falls Church, Virginia, US.
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