Aluminium, made accessible for mass use as a building material in the 20th...
Christchurch City agrees to consider investment case for new arena
Christchurch City Council in New Zealand has agreed to consider the investment case for a new multi-use arena to be built in the centre of the city.
Central Market Arcade project in Australia set for redevelopment
The City of Adelaide has announced Australian company ICD Property as the development partner for the $400m Central Market Arcade redevelopment project.
November’s top news stories
Sweden-based Skanska has been awarded an Skr1.2bn ($125.32m) contract to construct a new building for the University of Gothenburg’s science faculty department; and The Manchester Metropolitan University has announced the start of construction on its School of Digital Arts (SODA) building in the UK. Designbuild-network.com wraps up key news stories of November 2019.
Willmott Dixon to refurbish LSBU’s London Road Building
Willmott Dixon Interiors has secured a contract to deliver a £39m refurbishment at London South Bank University’s (LSBU) London Road Building in the UK.
PORR signs agreement for Handelskai project in Vienna
Austrian building contractor PORR Bau has signed an agreement with property developer PREMIUM Immobilien for the Handelskai large-scale project in Vienna.
Zaha Hadid Architects-designed Leeza SOHO tower opens in China
The 45-storey Leeza SOHO tower designed by Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA) has opened in Beijing, China.
SOM unveils design for Disney’s new headquarters in New York City
US-based architecture firm Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM) has unveiled design for Walt Disney Company’s new headquarters in New York City.
Temporary summer installation MPavilion 2019 opens in Melbourne
The latest installation of MPavilion 2019 has been opened to the public in Queen Victoria Gardens, Melbourne, Australia.
Innovative aluminium: new forms for 21st century design
Aluminium, made accessible for mass use as a building material in the 20th century, has an enduring appeal in the 21st for its light weight, eco-credentials and flexible qualities. Architects are creating all-new innovations in form, sustainability and modular practicality with aluminium, as these projects demonstrate.
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