Aluminium, made accessible for mass use as a building material in the 20th...
One World Trade Center (1 WTC), New York, US
One World Trade Center (1 World Trade Centre - 1 WTC), built where the twin towers of the World Trade Center (WTC) once stood, opened for business on 3 November 2014, more than 13 years after the 9/11 attacks.
Eastlands Arena, Manchester
Eastlands Arena is a 23,500-capacity indoor arena being developed adjacent to the Etihad Stadium in East Manchester, England, UK. The proposed venue will host music concerts, sporting events, family and other entertainment events.
Richard Gilder Center for Science, Education, and Innovation, New York
The Richard Gilder Center for Science, Education, and Innovation is being developed within the American Museum of Natural History in New York, US.
Hot in the city: Combatting the urban heat island effect
As the climate crisis becomes an increasing concern, architects are starting to incorporate design details into projects aimed at mitigating the urban heat island effect. From white coatings to cycle parks and vegetation, Ross Davies looks at some of the most popular strategies.
The Media-TIC Building Designed by Enric Ruiz Geli, Cloud 9, Barcelona
The Media-TIC building in Barcelona is an information and communication technology hub designed to incubate, generate, exhibit and invite new ideas and developments in ICT.
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.
Stora Enso Launches New Concept for Constructing Office Buildings from Wood
Stora Enso is launching a new building concept that makes it easier for architects, engineers and developers to design office buildings from wood.
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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