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Blanchet House breaks ground for new Portland shelter

Blanchet House of Hospitality has broken ground on its new $13m four-storey facility in Old Town Chinatown in Portland, US. The first floor of new four-story 36,410ft² building includes a new kitchen, dining area, a library, and rooms for health and social services and there will

Genting Malaysia unveils $3bn mixed-use plan in the US

Genting Malaysia (GENM) has unveiled a $3bn (RM9.27bn) master plan designed by architecture firm Arquitectonica for its Resorts World Miami development in the US. The ten-million-square-foot mixed-use project, which will feature iconic skyscrapers with designs inspired by a coral reef,

Siemens Wind Turbine Nacelle Assembly Facility wins LEED Gold Certification

Siemens Energy has won LEED Gold Certification for its wind turbine nacelle assembly plant in Hutchinson, Kansas, US. The 300,000ft² facility incorporates sustainable features including insulation resulting in minimal heat loss in the winter and minimal air-conditioning (AC) loss

Rugby club unveils revised plan for Barnet Copthall Stadium in UK

Saracens Rugby Club has revised plans to revamp Barnet Copthall Stadium in St Albans, UK, at an expected cost of more than $16m. The new stadium design, which has been submitted to Barnet Council, incorporates timber finishes, trees and greenery to soften the aesthetics of the new east

University of California unveils new art museum design

The University of California, Berkeley, US, has unveiled its design for the new Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archives (PFA). The new museum has been designed by New York-based architecture firm Diller Scofidio + Renfro (DS+R) and will unite a repurposed former UC Berkeley print

Nestlé Waters North America headquarters wins LEED Gold certification

Nestlé Waters North America’s headquarters in Stamford, Connecticut, US, has secured LEED Gold certification from the US Green Building Council. The company carried out renovations at the building with CPG Architects taking charge of the redesign and Pavarini leading the constructi

Ledcor-led team to develop $340m Royal Alberta Museum

A design team led by Ledcor has secured a contract to develop the new $340m Royal Alberta Museum in downtown Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. The Ledcor team comprises Ledcor Construction, Dialog Designs and Lundholm Associates Architects. The new museum will connect the main busi

Skelton Group unveils new UK regeneration plan

Skelton Group Investments has unveiled plans for a £120m regeneration project, named Coseley Eco Park, in Coseley, West Midlands, UK. As part of the 66-acre site redevelopment in Coseley, the plan includes 200 new homes, a food store, retail warehouse and a specialist shop. Th

Ontario water centre wins LEED Gold certification

Walkerton Clean Water Centre (WCWC) in Bruce County, western Ontario, Canada, has secured LEED Gold certification from the Canada Green Building Council. The new facility, opened in June 2010, minimises the use of energy and water, offering better lighting and air quality than a standar

China village builds a new skyscraper

Huaxi Village in east China’s Jiangsu province has completed a 328m skyscraper, Zengdi Kongzhong New Village Tower, which features a statue of an ox made of pure gold. The 74-storey building has been built at a cost of 3bn yuan ($470m). Construction on the village tower start