YHNOVA, a social housing unit built using BatiPrint3D™, an innovative 3D printing technique, was opened on 21 March in Nantes. This Bouygues Construction R&D project is part of an experimental construction site run by Bouygues Bâtiment Grand Ouest.
Monday August 1st, 2016
You must have crossed a few without knowing where they came from. Whether crossing rivers, spanning mountains, or connecting communities, bridges shape the landscape, defy the laws of gravity and often take our breath away. Bouygues Construction’s bridge building expertise made these engineering marvels possible. Discover some of the most remarkable achievements. 1+
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