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Monaco’s offshore extension: ecological engineering at the core of project design
Two years later, the hamlet of Les Noés in Val-de-Reuil remains a benchmark eco-neighbourhood in Normandy.
Friday February 22nd, 2019
La Manufacture des Allumettes: Bringing a historic heritage site to life
A massive project undertaken almost 10 years ago, the Manufacture des Allumettes was converted and refurbished into rented social housing for the residents of the agglomeration. This innovative approach has two objectives: to preserve one of the town’s historic monuments; and to respond to the territorial issues faced by the whole region.
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Bouygues Construction and Centrale Lille recently inaugurated the Construction 4.0 Chair, a partnership that represents the culmination of a 15-year relationship widely supported by the region and city. Two theses are already in the works. We met with the PhD students behind them.
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Exchanging information so that all stakeholders share a common vision of the project: welcome to the BIM era! Every week, you can learn about one project where BIM is being used innovatively. Today we will look at L’Oréal's L6 building by Bouygues Energies & Services.
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