This year, the Chilean architect Alejandro Aravena won the prestigious Pritzker Prize, which is considered the Nobel Prize of architecture. Aravena is known for his commitment to improving social issues; he is also the architect for one of the “suspended cabins” for the Jan Michalski Foundation, built by Losinger Marazzi. The Pritzker Prize, sponsored by the […]
Friday January 8th, 2016
2015 in pictures
From Paris to Hong Kong, 2015 was a year rich in beautiful and exciting projects and sites for Bouygues Construction. Relive the highlights of the past year in pictures! 0
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From 13-16 March, Bouygues Construction and Linkcity will attend the MIPIM, the international property exhibition for professionals. As well as meeting stakeholders, partners, clients and prospects, they will make their mark as global players who design, build and breathe life into future cities.
With the digital ecosystem, we are transitioning to a new paradigm that is revolutionising our economic models, our lifestyles, and our habits. What does it promise? What are its limits? As this societal revolution requires us to completely rethink building and offer new services, we have assembled a group of experts to consider how digital […]
Alexandre Bouvry, CATALPA Project Director at Bouygues Entreprises France-Europe, tells us about a sustainable wood-frame modular project that's being built for the French Defence Infrastructure Service.
The so-called ‘tertiary’ decree, applicable since 2019, imposes a gradual reduction in the energy consumption of this type of building up until 2050. Like any new regulation, this involves a period of adaptation - especially as the objectives set are ambitious. However, the ‘Syndicat professionnel des entreprises de la transition énergétique et numérique’ (Serce) (Professional Union of Energy and Digital Transition Companies)considers them to befully attainable.
Several research centres around the world are working on proactive self-healing concrete processes, anticipating cracks as early as the design or the placing of the concrete.
Operating in Morroco since 1978, Bouygues Construction won a new landmark project in Casablanca, the economic and business center of the country. Casablanca Finance City Authority, the corporate structure leading the development of Casablanca’s new business district, awarded to Bymaro the contract to build its new head office, 122-metre high skyscraper. Designed by Morphosis Architects, […]
Urban vegetable gardens have been appearing in Monaco since 2016. A concept called "Terre de Monaco" extends over 1,600 m2 of ground and roof space. It’s a real breath of fresh air for the Principality which is 80% concrete! Interview with… Jessica Sbaraglia, founder of Terre de Monaco
Smiile is a way of pooling resources and neighbourhood networks on the scale of an apartment block, a neighbourhood or even a city. The solution is one of the services proposed in the WIZOM Réhabilitation 2018 offer by Bouygues Construction. It is a great example of the Group's collaboration with a ‘French tech’ start-up.