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Architecture students redesign War Memorial

Auckland, New Zealand – A local War Memorial is undergoing a major overhaul in time for Anzac Day and the Centenary of WWI, with help from three architecture students from the University of Auckland.

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Leading international architectural firms vie to design first-of-a-kind educational complex in Siberia

Competition between leading international architects is entering its final phase this week as six firms vie for a commission to design a unique $58 million educational complex that will include a village for families adopting children from Siberia.

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Casalgrande Padana dresses up Shitang

With less than 3 months to go until the opening of Expo 2015, the Shitang pavilion of Chinese property mogul Vanke has finally taken shape.

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Third project from ONYX Hospitality Group breaks ground in Sri Lanka introducing Amari Galle

ONYX Hospitality Group marked a key development in the expansion of its Amari brand with a ‘ground breaking’ ceremony to mark the start of construction of the third ONYX project in Sri Lanka; Amari Galle.

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Spadework to begin for Northpoint City

Frasers Centrepoint Limited (“FCL”) has awarded the main contract for the construction of Northpoint City to Lum Chang Building Contractors (“LCBC”) and spadework will commence on 15 April 2015.

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Ceramics of Italy to take part in Maison&Objet Asia for the first time

This year Ceramics of Italy will be taking part for the first time in Maison&Objet Asia in Singapore.

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Designed in Asia and made in Asia with American hardwood at the International Furniture Fair Singapore

‘Designed in Asia and made in Asia with American hardwood’ is the latest campaign from the American Hardwood Export Council (AHEC) that will be formally launched at the upcoming IFFS show from 13-16 March 2015.

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KONE poised for growth in East Malaysia with new Sabah office

KONE recently opened a new branch office in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia.

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Bee’ah commissions Zaha Hadid Architects to build its new Headquarters

Bee’ah, the Middle East’s leading fully integrated environmental and waste management company has commissioned Zaha Hadid Architects to build its new Headquarters building in Sharjah, UAE, following the 2013 international competition.

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HOK completes acquisition of 360 Architecture and launches Sports + Recreation + Entertainment practice

HOK announced that it has completed the acquisition of Kansas City-based 360 Architecture, a 200-person firm that is a leader in the design of sports, recreation, wellness, entertainment and mixed-use facilities.