Every day, concrete endures attacks of all kinds (carbon dioxide from the air, chlorides, etc.). These aggressive substances corrode the concrete's metal reinforcements and cause deterioration. Unavoidable? Yes. Disastrous? No – not if you know exactly when to do renovation work.
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La Manufacture des Allumettes: Bringing a historic heritage site to life
Monday March 4th, 2019
Monaco’s offshore extension: ecological engineering at the core of project design
Creating this 6-hectare offshore space between two reserves that are marine protected areas (the underwater reserve of Larvotto and the Spélugues coral reef), illustrates the particular care given to respecting the site’s biodiversity and attention paid to impacts arising from the worksite.
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2nd edition of “Observatoire des usages et représentations des territoires” in which Bouygues Construction is a partner