The 2nd edition of VivaTech, one of Europe’s biggest innovation events where 50,000 are expected, will take place from 15 to 17 June. Roland Le Roux, Director of Open Innovation, gives us a sneak peak at the technologies Bouygues Construction will be presenting, as well as the start-ups in attendance.
Women are on the move in Building and Civil Works!
Our best buildings… in the snow!
Friday February 3rd, 2017
The Terre Plurielle foundation: the new projects to be supported in 2017
As Bouygues Construction’s corporate foundation, Terre Plurielle provides financial support to projects sponsored by employees who are actively involved in the areas of education, employment and healthcare Since it was first established in 2008, in excess of 200 projects have received support, sponsored by almost 250 employees.
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The new international terminal at Zagreb Airport was inaugurated on March 21 by the Croatian Prime Minister. Teams from Bouygues Bâtiment International, in conjunction with the local construction company, Viadukt, handed over the project in December 2016, after 36 months of works. Let’s take a look back at this prestigious new reference. The project, […]
Across the world, nearly 200 m3 of concrete is poured every second. Concrete is one of the most widely used industrial products - even more so than oil. Although we know all about its advantages in terms of land development, its drawbacks are significant. It is one of the major sources of CO2 emissions due to its cement content. About one billion tonnes of CO2 is released each year in the world by the cement industry. In the face of such global challenges and future changes in urbanisation, a revolution in construction methods is beginning. How can the construction sector commit to becoming more carbon-free?
Perhaps you weren't aware of it, but Bouygues Construction has built and renovated many universities, providing, in its own way, greater access to knowledge. Higher education's demands are rapidly evolving. In this context, the company has thought up a new way to design, build and use educational spaces that are adapted to digital learning, open to the world, and that have minimal environmental impact.
With the growing number of seniors in our societies and the changes in their lifestyle, it is necessary to rethink our vision of housing to conceive homes that better meet their new expectations. Find out about the proposals of our think tank, guided by the French sociologist Serge Guérin, to contribute to ageing well in […]
A mere seven months after its construction started, the Alpha City residence in La Roche-sur-Yon has been delivered in time for the start of the new 2018-19 academic year! In order to meet the tight deadlines for this building, which was constructed using the Wizom Connected system, the group implemented an industrial wooden module construction procedure.
The “Maison des femmes”, or “women’s home”, inaugurated in Saint-Denis at the beginning of July 2016 after a year of construction works, is finally ready to welcome and care for female victims of violence and mutilation. Here is a look back on this project led by a committed woman, the Doctor Ghada Hatem, and supported […]