What if, beneath the apparent gender diversity, the playground reveals that urban space is far from egalitarian?
Innovations on construction sites
Wednesday January 11th, 2017
The longest sea viaduct on French territory
This 5,400 metre-long sea viaduct, which will connect Saint-Denis (the capital of Reunion Island) to La Grande Chaloupe, is a major component of the New Coastal Road. The aim is to replace the current road along the coast between Saint-Denis and La Possession, which is dangerously exposed to the risk of rock falls and submersion […]
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Sustainable constructionBrézillon Environnement collaborates with Hésus to process inert soil from sites
Across the world, nearly 200 m3 of concrete is poured every second. Concrete is one of the most widely used industrial products - even more so than oil. Although we know all about its advantages in terms of land development, its drawbacks are significant. It is one of the major sources of CO2 emissions due to its cement content. About one billion tonnes of CO2 is released each year in the world by the cement industry. In the face of such global challenges and future changes in urbanisation, a revolution in construction methods is beginning. How can the construction sector commit to becoming more carbon-free?
(Français) Face à l’augmentation du nombre de seniors dans nos sociétés et à l’évolution de leur style de vie, il est nécessaire de repenser notre vision de l’habitat pour concevoir des logements qui répondent à leurs nouvelles attentes.
Although construction remains a predominantly male environment, the mind-set is changing and endeavours to promote gender equality are increasing.
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 […]
Laser science has recently made an important advancement. One of the most sophisticated centres in the world, the Extreme Light Infrastructure (ELI) Beamlines, has been built at Dolní B?ežany, near Prague. Our local subsidiary VCES was part of a consortium that carried out the construction of the future European research hotspot. Extreme Light Infrastructure (ELI) […]
Diving into the future: discover how the digital model can change the work on construction sites with optimised information sharing and organisation!
The 19th, 20th and 21st of October are the days of architecture. For the occasion, Pierrick Beillevaire, founder of the architectural firm In Situ, shares with us his vision of architectural writing combined with the comfort of use. Winner of the Design, Build, Operate, Operate and Maintain (CREM) competition for the rehabilitation of the Tertre building at the University of Nantes, these choices have made it possible to make this campus an open space overlooking the city and a comfortable environment for a student life conducive to work.
A subsidiary of Bouygues Construction, Bouygues Bâtiment Ile-de-France is a player in the wooden construction sector. Today, it is investing in new construction methods to reduce the carbon footprint of the construction industry and develop new solutions for the cities of the future.