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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Monday October 21st, 2019
Quai 22 – the city reinvented
This area will be a great place to work, take it easy and unwind. The location, known as ‘Quai 22’, with its mix of city life, water and nature, will be situated on the banks of the river Deûle in the European Metropolis of Lille.
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Of the 78 companies awarded, Bouygues Construction was once again the only one from the construction sector. The certification was awarded after studying the company's HR procedures, and attests to the quality of its practices, talent management, onboarding and training.
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Mehdi Hafsia, research engineer for the R&D division, attended the 19th International Conference for Construction Applications of Virtual Reality (CONVR19), an international event dedicated to new technologies in our sector. He would like to share his feedback with us.