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.
Innovations on construction sites
Tuesday December 13th, 2016
La Seine Musicale hoists its solar sail
Within the scope of a PPP (public-private partnership), Bouygues Construction is in charge of the design and construction of La Seine Musicale. This new cultural centre, commissioned by the Hauts-de-Seine Departmental Council and designed by architect Shigeru Ban, includes a large 6,000-seat modular concert hall with capacity for three shows a day, an auditorium with […]
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