Dubai, Hong Kong, Toronto… VSL has provided its expertise in the construction of skyscrapers on a global scale. A look at some breathtaking examples. Burj Khalifa, Dubai, UAE – 828 m high Since 2010, the Burj Khalifa has held the record for the world’s tallest skyscraper. VSL Heavy Lifting played a leading role in installing the […]
Innovations on construction sites
Wednesday May 18th, 2016
Bordeaux Métropole Arena kick-off!
This long-awaited project is launched. Construction works are underway on the banks of the Garonne for a large theatre that will host more than 100 events a year as well as international stars. Bouygues Bâtiment Centre Sud-Ouest is carrying out Bordeaux Métropole Arena construction, a complex designed by the Rudy Ricciotti agency. Located on the […]
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Bouygues Bâtiment Ile-de-France Rénovation Privée and Bouygues Energies & Services were selected by the Paris Pinault Collection to oversee the Bourse de Commerce renovation project. The 18-month project will transform the former 19th-century Halle au Blé (corn exchange) into a contemporary art museum blending cultural heritage and modernity.
The longest sea bridge in the world. After nine years of construction, the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge was officially opened today.
Renovation of the Carnavalet museum – History of Paris: one of the greatest cultural construction sites of Paris
This is the oldest museum in Paris, and also the biggest culturally significant construction project currently under way. The Carnavalet museum – History of Paris will reopen in late 2019-early 2020 after major renovations, some of which are being performed by Ouvrages Publics (Bouygues Bâtiment Ile-de-France, a subsidiary of Bouygues Construction). Worksite visit.
Creating new spaces and experimental urban projects – whether they’re cultural, social or economic – revitalising spaces before their conversion for future use, making use of empty buildings, creating a dynamic in which members of the community can get involved, encouraging them to take part and to contribute to the creation of an area’s identity etc. A look at temporary urbanism-–building cities differently so that they can adapt to fit the changing needs of their inhabitants.
In the Plateau de Saclay, the SerendiCity site is firing on all cylinders. Why? The residence must be ready to house more than 1,000 Saclay students at the start of academic year 2017! This operation was developed in record time, and the first symbolic stone was laid on 25 May. Explore behind the scenes. The […]
Bouygues UK, subsidiary of Bouygues Construction, was awarded the construction of an iconic project for Keele University in the Midlands – the Smart Innovation Hub project.
Are European car manufacturers poised to switch to all-electric? On 10 September, MEPs in Brussels gave their support for draft legislation setting a 45% reduction in CO2 emissions from cars and vans under 3.5 tonnes by the year 2030, with an intermediate target of 20% by 2025. A much more ambitious roadmap than that of the European Commission, which tabled plans for a 30% reduction by 2030.