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.
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Thursday September 21st, 2017
The new Iqaluit Airport takes off!
On 13 September 2017, the Canadian government inaugurated the new international airport of Iqaluit, located in the Nunavut territory. Explore this truly unique project, which was built in extreme weather conditions despite the logistical challenges that this polar desert poses.
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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.
YHNOVA, a social housing unit built using BatiPrint3D™, an innovative 3D printing technique, was opened on 21 March in Nantes. This Bouygues Construction R&D project is part of an experimental construction site run by Bouygues Bâtiment Grand Ouest.
Launched in summer 2014, the construction worksite for the future Paris Law Courts reached a major step in July: the completion of structural works. This was achieved within the deadlines set, staying the course of this exceptional worksite.
Bouygues Bâtiment Nord-Est will be a partner of the 2016 new literary season’s event Le Livre sur la Place, which brings together 550 authors and nearly 170,000 visitors in Nancy. For this occasion, our subsidiary is launching its second “Builders of Novels” writing competition which invites young authors to write a novella on the theme […]
It’s official: Paris has won the coveted Olympic rings for 2024! This great win wouldn't have been possible without unprecedented support, to which Bouygues Construction contributed.
Inaugurated on 20 January in the presence of Minister of Housing and Sustainable Homes Emmanuelle Cosse, the eco-village Hameau des Noés in Val-de-Reuil can be considered a laboratory of sorts, where new ways of life will be concocted.
On April 26, 1986 the Chernobyl accident happened. Bouygues Travaux Publics, within the Novarka consortium led by VINCI Construction Grands Projets, realised in November 2016 the sliding operation of the confinement shelter over 327 metres. Relive in video the installation of the metal structure that will guarantee the safety for the next 100 years. Find out more information about […]