Given the backdrop of depleting resources such as sand and the saturation of landfills in Île-de-France, and due to the volumes excavated for this work, the idea of reusing the land excavated for new construction was very appealing.
Terrasse des Canaux, a temporary space built with circular economy
The historic thread-spinning neighbourhood aiming to weave a fabric of society
Monday July 23rd, 2018
Challenger – 30 Years of Innovation at Bouygues Construction Headquarters
Challenger, which was built in 1988 to house all Bouygues’ business activities, has been the window onto the Group’s know-how for 30 years. Between 1988 and 2018, the headquarters have transformed, mirroring the change in the company. Here is a picture review of thirty years of constant progress.
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