Creating this 6-hectare offshore space between two reserves that are marine protected areas (the underwater reserve of Larvotto and the Spélugues coral reef), illustrates the particular care given to respecting the site’s biodiversity and attention paid to impacts arising from the worksite.
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ABC came from Bouygues Construction Research and Development, in partnership with Valode & Pistre architects. It aims to promote self-sufficiency in water and energy, and seeks to optimise waste disposal. We met with Denis Valode, co-founder of Valode & Pistre architects.
Stéphanie Barrault, head of the Circular Design Experience project: applying all of the circular-economy principles to the construction sector
In France, the construction sector generates more than 40 million tonnes of waste every year and consumes large quantities of resources to meet the needs of renovation and new construction. A situation that contributes to threatening certain resources with scarcity, or even shortage, in the medium to long term. For example, this is the case with sand, of which the sector is a large consumer.
Twenty billion euros per year. That's the potential of the energy renovation market in France, according to the consultants of Echos Etudes in their latest publication. What are we waiting for?
Every day, concrete endures attacks of all kinds (carbon dioxide from the air, chlorides, etc.). These aggressive substances corrode the concrete's metal reinforcements and cause deterioration. Unavoidable? Yes. Disastrous? No – not if you know exactly when to do renovation work.
In theory, there is none ... The world of mobility is changing and is no longer limited to transport.
Whether reimagining the tripod shape to move proudly towards the traditional shape of the closed island, stepping back from the street , using curves to provide a maximum of natural light or working with materials to create pleasant, social spaces, the research and design work done here at Be Issy by the architects from PCA Stream is intended to improve the lives of the occupants.
The 2017 MIPIM is an unmissable event for property professionals. The event will take place from 14 to 17 March. Bouygues Construction will take the opportunity at this event to highlight our expertise as a major stakeholder in urban projects.