According to the UN News Centre, over two thirds of the global population will live in towns and cities by 2050. What with the increase in population and evolving ways of life and of consumption, urban centres are undergoing an in-depth transformation, accompanied by changing requirements in terms of mobility.
2 Rives, the circular-economy neighbourhood in Paris
Quai 22 – the city reinvented
Tuesday October 29th, 2019
Making paint synonymous with the circular economy
Is it possible to create professional paint with a small carbon footprint and low emissivity? It is, with the start-up, CIRCOULEUR. It is an innovation from Matching Up that has been tested on our sites!
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Launched at the end of 2015, Matching UP, our open innovation program, met with enthusiasm for its first edition. We received more than 140 applications, 28 coaches got in on the action, working alongside 24 innovative startups. The purpose of their collaboration? To purpose and present a co-development R&D project, a trial, or a commercial partnership, […]
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The choice of location in Saint-Ouen's Docks district is no accident: the Fabrique du métro is located at the heart of an area which plays an emblematic role in the current Grand Paris development.
And what if IKEA were set to sell us not flat-packed furniture but pre-packed Smart City kits? This is just what the Swedish giant seems to be working on, if its latest announcement is anything to go by. Named SolarVille, the project designed by Space10, its in-house innovation lab, can power a community with solar energy by way of a smart microgrid using blockchain technology.
Part of the massive Hong Kong Zhuhai-Macao Bridge (HZMB) project, Dragages Hong Kong and VSL have been joining hands to design and construct this 9.4-km long dual three-lane viaduct section. Upon the completion of this new land transport link, commuters will take only some 45 minutes to reach Zhuhai from the Hong Kong Airport – compared to […]
In our town and cities, where vegetation is becoming increasingly scarce, how can we absorb carbon dioxide, claimed by scientists to be the number one cause of climate change? Imagine a material that could grow like trees by absorbing carbon dioxide!
Smiile is a way of pooling resources and neighbourhood networks on the scale of an apartment block, a neighbourhood or even a city. The solution is one of the services proposed in the WIZOM Réhabilitation 2018 offer by Bouygues Construction. It is a great example of the Group's collaboration with a ‘French tech’ start-up.
Find out why Bouygues Construction is getting closely involved, in particular by investing in the startup Simsoft Industry.