Nikken Sekkei

Type: Company
Name: Nikken Sekkei
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

BioSkin defies urban heat island effect to help keep buildings cool

The urban heat island effect, whereby the high concentration of heat-retaining concrete and bitumen causes metropolitan centers to be significantly warmer than the rural areas surrounding them, is a common problem around the world. The phenomenon is particularly ... [Published Gizmag - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

AL RAJHI BNKG AND INV SJSC : Schindler wins Phase Two of Wahat Makkah

SCHINDLER Olayan Elevator Company , the Saudi-based entity of the leading global mobility provider Schindler Group , has won the second phase of the huge Wahat Makkah in Saudi Arabia , following its success on Phase One of the project.The contract was ... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Chongqing to build world’s largest car park

CHONGQING (CQNEWS) The world’s largest indoor car park is to be built in Chongqing’s Jiazhou CBD, with 14,000 parking spaces and an area of 60 hectares, equivalent to a total of 84 football pitches, and is expected to be in service by 2020.Jointly designed ... [Published Chongqing News Net - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

8 Australian projects shortlisted for world interior design awards

Inside festival, a global festival and awards programme that celebrates the best in interior design and architecture, have released the 2014 shortlist for their global interior design awards.Eight Australian interior designs have made the shortlist of ... [Published Architecture & Design - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

Inside Awards 2014 shortlist announced

News: the shortlist of interior design projects for this year's Inside Awards  has been revealed, and includes a London apartment with a floating steel staircase , a museum and gallery in Tasmania  and a Roberto Cavalli concept store in Bangkok.Idunsgate ... [Published Dezeen - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 22 2014 - Updated Jun 22 2014 - 1 reports

Vietnam to turn Ba Be National Park into...

A national park located in northern Vietnam will be turned into the country’s leading eco-tourism area, the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism said on Wednesday.Ba Be National Park in Bac Kan Province is expected to become a modern and eco-friendly ... [Published Tuoitrenews.vn - Jun 22 2014]

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"The potential implications of this are substantial," the CTBUH says. "If a large number of buildings in a city used such a system, ambient air temperature could be reduced to the point that cooling loads for many buildings, even those without the system installed, could be reduced."
"Visitors to the new Tadawul headquarters will benefit from Schindler's latest innovation in transit management, Port Technology" says the company spokesman
...continent to continent, it makes one reconsider what is good design," said Nigel Coates, who is sitting on  the judging panel for Inside 2014 . "Winning projects must be of spatial interest, not just a dressing."

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