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3XN wins competition to design new sports arena in Germany
Denmark-based 3XN and landscape architect Latz+Planner have won the competition to design the new sports arena in Olympiapark, Munich, Germany.
Tecom to build University of Birmingham campus in Dubai
The UK's University of Birmingham has signed an agreement with Tecom Group to build the second phase of its campus in Dubai International Academic City (DIAC).
January’s top news stories
Lendlease is to serve as a partner for the £1.5bn ($2.7bn) Birmingham Smithfield site redevelopment project, and MVRDV received a contract to design a mixed-use complex that will redevelop a post-industrial site in Kiel. Designbuild-network.com wraps up the key news headlines from January 2019.
Mace starts construction work on LSE’s Marshall Building
Mace has started construction work on the UK's London School of Economics and Political Science’s (LSE) Marshall Building.
£1bn Olympia London redevelopment project gets approval
The £1bn Olympia London redevelopment project in the UK has been approved by the Hammersmith & Fulham Council.
YIT signs contract to construct Juva school campus in Finland
Finnish construction company YIT and the municipality of Juva have signed a €30m contract for the Juva school campus, which would be built on the site of the current school centre.
Gammon wins $369.7m contract to build residential project in Hong Kong
Infrastructure group Balfour Beatty’s Far East joint venture (JV), Gammon Construction, has secured an HK$2.9bn ($369.7m) contract from Gold Topmont to build a luxury residential project in the Homantin area, Kowloon, Hong Kong.
MCC receives approval to construct two stands at Lord’s cricket ground
Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) has received approval from the Westminster City Council to build two new stands at the Lord’s cricket stadium in London, UK.
Belhasa Six Construct to build first super-tall tower in Uptown Dubai
Belgium-based Besix Group subsidiary Belhasa Six Construct has won a contract to build the Uptown Tower, the first super-tall tower in the Uptown Dubai District being developed by Dubai Multi Commodities Centre DMCC.
Nakheel begins construction of rooftop infinity pool in Palm Jumeirah
Property developer Nakheel has started construction of a rooftop infinity swimming pool at The Palm Tower in Palm Jumeirah, Dubai, UAE.
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