Launched in summer 2014, the construction worksite for the future Paris Law Courts reached a major step in July: the completion of structural works. This was achieved within the deadlines set, staying the course of this exceptional worksite.
”Les Faubourgs d’Anfa”, a great breakthrough into the Moroccan property market
Interview of the month: Alexandre Bouvry
Monday March 12th, 2018
MIPIM: Bouygues Construction aims to become a global player in property development
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.
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With its partners, Bouygues Construction is going to be carrying out extension work on the port of Calais. This new emblematic project in port infrastructure will enrich the Group’s list of reference works. This modernisation should transform Calais into a state-of-the-art port. “We are very pleased to have the opportunity to play a part in […]
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Urban overheating is becoming a recurring phenomenon, resulting from the cumulative effect of climate change and the Urban Heat Island (UHI) phenomenon. Climate change is leading to an increase in the intensity and duration of heat waves (hot air masses causing high temperatures for several consecutive days) in different parts of the world. These meteorological phenomena themselves reinforce the UHI, a climatic effect causing a difference in temperature between the centre of urban areas and outlying or natural areas, which can be greater than 10 °C during heat waves. The effect is even more pronounced at night, when the heat stored by artificialised land and buildings is released into the air, keeping the temperature high. Faced with the various consequences (social, environmental, economic) and climate projections, local and regional authorities are now faced with the need to adapt their cities in order to combat this phenomenon. Below is an overview of the challenges and solutions.
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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 […]