A massive project undertaken almost 10 years ago, the Manufacture des Allumettes was converted and refurbished into rented social housing for the residents of the agglomeration. This innovative approach has two objectives: to preserve one of the town's historic monuments; and to respond to the territorial issues faced by the whole region.
Innovations on construction sites
Thursday August 11th, 2016
World Tour with Bouygues Construction
Operating in 80 countries, Bouygues Construction has key references on five continents due to its subsidiaries that are well-established in their countries. From Hong Kong to the United Kingdom, from Switzerland to Singapore, from Morocco to Australia, the Group has deepened its multi-local roots and strengthened its multi-cultural teams. This week, we take you to a world […]
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