Nature provides an endless source of inspiration. Observing nature to inspire technological innovation is the very essence of biomimicry.
Sustainable solutions for the cities of the future – Pollutec 2016
COP22: inventing the world of tomorrow!
Tuesday December 6th, 2016
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Training elite coding and digital technology students from all over the world: that is the purpose of the premier European digital campus that Bouygues Bâtiment Sud-Est will build for the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes Region in partnership with architect Jean-Michel Wilmotte.
While improving energy performance is essential during a renovation project, it is not the sole objective of project managers. Of equal importance are the key features aimed at incorporating different uses within a building. Issues such as planning, digitalisation, occupation of space, quality of life at work, etc. also need to be fully addressed.
Where Grand Paris Express worksites are concerned, Bouygues Travaux Publics Région Parisienne is seeking to give a new lease of life to excavated soil. A review of a circular-economy pilot project with the restructuring of an agricultural plot in partnership with the conurbation of Grand Paris Sud Seine-Essonne-Sénart and the municipality of Ris-Orangis.
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.