An interview with Pauline Philippe, sustainable real estate and biomimicry consultant at Elan. Bio-based real estate: reinventing a city by living organisms, for living organisms.
Wednesday March 1st, 2017
Interview of the month: Michel Cozic
Michel Cozic, Electric Mobility Director at Bouygues Energies & Services, presents his view on the subject and the infrastructure and services set up.
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Since 7 November, the 22nd Conference of the Parties (COP22) has been taking place in Marrakesh. The objective of this 2-week conference is to continue and to intensify the fight against climate change. Outside of the summit that brings together diplomats and heads of state from the entire world, the Bouygues Group, through its subsidiaries Bouygues Construction, Bouygues Immobilier, and Colas, is presenting its sustainable construction innovations.
Crédit Mutuel Nord-Europe, Linkcity and Bouygues Bâtiment Nord-Est (subsidiaries of Bouygues Construction) laid the first stone of the future MEL head office, in the presence of Damien Castelain and Martine Aubry. The event marked the beginning of the largest office construction project currently in progress in the Lille metropolitan area.
With environmental issues changing sites, Hésus offers construction industry professionals the chance to improve the management of excavated material using recovery solutions, combined with logistical expertise. This collaboration is already under way on Brézillon Environnement’s construction sites!
2nd edition of “Observatoire des usages et représentations des territoires” in which Bouygues Construction is a partner
Having carried out the design and construction of phases 1A, 1B and 2A of the Istrie motorway between 1997 and 2011, Bouygues Travaux Publics, an affiliate of Bouygues Construction, was selected to deliver phase 2B1 of the project, including the widening of the lanes to a 2x2 format in the toll road section between Rogovići in the west of the peninsula and Vranja in the east. This represents a further opportunity for the Group to participate in the region’s transformation and boost its economic momentum.
"The most functional smart city in the world. " Helsinki's ambition is a mighty one... but has real potential. The Finnish capital wants to align new technologies with usages suited to the lives of its residents.
Regulatory pressure is growing on how building and public works waste is processed. The sector produces 70% of waste in France (245 million tonnes, 46 million tonnes of which from the construction sector).
In February 2005, France adopted a law making it mandatory for cities to create a living environment adapted to people with disabilities by making urban areas accessible to all within 10 years. However, the additional time granted and the leniency shown due to difficulties cities faced in meeting the established deadlines have greatly brought down the initial goal.