Just as they sit in many modern households, voice assistants, such as Alexa...
- The smart move: are hoteliers ready to bet on voice assistants?
- BIM and the IoT: the grandest of all designs
- Bringing Amsterdam’s Amstelveen Theatre to life with Elval Colour
- The perfect solution: Designing Lufthansa Building D with Elval Colour’s etalbond
- An architectural icon: Designing Marina Bay Sands, Singapore
The smart move: are hoteliers ready to bet on voice assistants?
Just as they sit in many modern households, voice assistants, such as Alexa and Google Assistant, could soon be a commonplace feature in hotel rooms. The benefits for guests and hoteliers are clear, but questions over privacy remain, as Ross Davies reports.
Westridge to refurbish Brighton Dome Corn Exchange and Studio Theatre
UK-based Westridge Construction has been chosen for the refurbishment work on the Brighton Dome Corn Exchange and Studio Theatre.
BIM and the IoT: the grandest of all designs
Building information modelling (BIM) has become widely used in architecture, but now a growing number of products are integrating Internet of Things (IoT) capabilities. Patrick Kingsland takes a look at how bringing the two technologies together might add new capabilities and asks what it all means for architecture.
Middlesbrough mayor unveils plan for UK’s digital city
Plans to launch a £250m digital city development in Middlesbrough, UK, have been unveiled by Mayor Andy Preston.
Empire State Building to open renovated 102nd-floor Observatory
The Empire State Building (ESB) is set open the newly renovated 102nd-floor Observatory on 12 October.
Bringing Amsterdam’s Amstelveen Theatre to life with Elval Colour
Built in the south of Amsterdam, The Amstelveen Theatre building origins date back to 1975. In 2012, a renovation project was approved to transform the Theatre Tower into an elaborate performance space, doubling the height of the old building structure to increase the internal capacity for stage design.
September top news stories
The UK’s University of Manchester started a tender process for a development and investment partner for the £1.5bn ($1.65bn) ID Manchester project and Real estate developer Iulius Company and Atterbury Europe opened the €327m ($359m) Iulius Town mixed-use project in Timisoara, Romania. Designbuild-network.com wraps up key headlines of September 2019.
Trapolin-Peer Architects completes restoration of Sazerac House in US
US-based based company Trapolin-Peer Architects has completed the redevelopment of the cultural destination Sazerac House, located at Canal and Magazine Streets intersection in New Orleans.
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