Whether you call it a smart city, a connected city or, even better, a smart region, digitalisation is primarily all about improving and offering new services to citizens and then to the persons behind local policies in order to allow them to run the city more effectively.
Friday April 1st, 2016
In a Matching UP partner’s shoes
Launched at the end of 2015, Matching UP, our open innovation program, met with enthusiasm for its first edition. We received more than 140 applications, 28 coaches got in on the action, working alongside 24 innovative startups. The purpose of their collaboration? To purpose and present a co-development R&D project, a trial, or a commercial partnership, […]
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While there's no longer any question that robots are an asset for construction sites, increasing their uses involves overcoming a number of hurdles: access to the machines by workers (journeymen), improvement of human / machine interaction, autonomy of robots, financial viability, and so on. There is a complex web of challenges that the construction sector has yet to solve before robotics can become a true ally for construction sites and journeymen. Explanations.
Bouygues Construction operates in more than 80 countries on five continents. There are so many destinations to discover, for a complete change of scenery this summer! Travel the world through our most emblematic projects and sites—without the jet lag.
‘To better understand and interpret the behaviour of tunnel boring machines in order to anticipate and solve technical problems within the industry is the subject of Mehdi Mahmoudysepehr’s doctoral research project. He is a PhD student at Chaire Construction 4.0. He tells us more about it below!
Since 23 June, Nantes residents have been rediscovering the Musée des Beaux-Arts, now named Musée d’Arts de Nantes, after six years of closure and 33 months of work by Bouygues Bâtiment Grand Ouest. The building and its visual treasure trove are an emblem of the city’s heritage!
The aerial cable link between the two banks of the Penfeld River in Brest, a design-construction project for Brest Métropole Océane by a consortium that includes Bouygues Bâtiment Grand Ouest, is symbolic for the city of Brest and a first in France. It links the city centre with the new Les Capucins district, which is […]
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.