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.
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Bouygues Construction is stepping up investments in wood, a material of the future
Thursday April 26th, 2018
The historic thread-spinning neighbourhood aiming to weave a fabric of society
Tucked into the heart of the Lille metropolitan area, an extraordinary neighbourhood is taking shape. It’s a neighbourhood focused on its future inhabitants while honouring its past. Let’s explore this project built by Bouygues Bâtiment Nord Est, a company of Bouygues Construction.
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