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.
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4 innovative uses of BIM, episode 3: BIM for a controlled building project
Innovations on construction sites
Thursday January 24th, 2019
First imprinted concrete, and now knitted concrete
A knitted structure capable of supporting five tonnes of concrete? This is the insane project of the inventors behind Knitted Concrete technology.
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“Tomorrow's cement industry will not only harness CO2 emissions but will also be producing its materials from waste. ” This is the ambitious target stated by the French cement industry trade union during its press conference on 14 November 2018.
The need to make cities denser and to develop original tools for collaboration is giving rise to new ways of approaching the design of urban planning and housing. There are two objectives: to get citizens involved in urban projects that affect them directly; and, in parallel, to promote the design of open and custom collective housing in their own image.
Bouygues Construction answered the call from Maddyness and became a partner of the Maddy Keynote, its innovation summit, which will take place on 1 February at the Centquatre centre in Paris. Riding on the wave of past successful events, this third edition will explore the topic of the City of the Future through the prism of four complementary themes: mobility, housing, well-being and the Agora. This is an opportunity for the Group to reaffirm its commitment to shared innovation at the service of all.
Our series on Bouygues Construction employees who are also high-level athletes continues. This week, read about Ludivine, champion of Qwan Ki Do. You can also watch her practising her discipline. Find out the previous portrait of Guillaume.
The Floatgen project, the largest offshore wind turbine in France on which construction is soon due to be completed in the port of Saint-Nazaire, has won the Usine Nouvelle 2017 Renewable Energies Trophy for Energy Transition at the ceremony organised on Tuesday 16 May in the presence of Jean Jouzel, climatologist and former vice-president of GIEC.
“Nothing is lost, nothing is created, everything is transformed.” These famous words from Lavoisier became the motto of Brézillon which opened a contaminated soil transit, sorting and recovery platform in February.
Plan BIM 2022, recently launched by Julien Denormandie, minister for Housing and Town Planning, aims to speed up the implementation of the BIM. Funding of 10 million euros has been allocated to the construction sector, SMEs in particular. So what role will big construction companies play in this?
The project conceived by Danish architects Henning Larsen and Lille-based architecture firm Keurkhas been chosen to host the European Medicines Agency (EMA) in the event of the success of the Lille candidacy. Linkcity and Bouygues Bâtiment Nord-Est are leading the consortium and are ready to begin construction if they get the green light.They'll find out on 20 November.