Twenty years ago, the stands of the Stade de France buzzed with the first chants of football supporters during the 1998 World Cup. As the 2018 World Cup gets underway in Russia, let's take a look back at the construction of this legendary stadium with a few pictures.
Smart cities will have to be transparent and inclusive
Living labs are good for your health!
Monday April 15th, 2019
Experiencing smart cities
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.
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Whether reimagining the tripod shape to move proudly towards the traditional shape of the closed island, stepping back from the street , using curves to provide a maximum of natural light or working with materials to create pleasant, social spaces, the research and design work done here at Be Issy by the architects from PCA Stream is intended to improve the lives of the occupants.
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Improving working conditions on sites with a system combining robotics and virtual reality. This is far from a fairy tale - this research and development programme will come into effect in 2020. The aim is to train employees to pick up the right habits, via a process that is both visual and tactile.
The Olympic and Paralympic Games represent a wonderful opportunity to rethink the regions through ambitious urban projects. This event associated with the Greater Paris area will enable the capital to perfect its status as a global city and accelerate the transformation of the Ile-de-France department. Spotlight on the impact of the Olympic Games on our cities and on the economic benefits derived from the magic of Olympism.
A few weeks after school terms have begun, it's time for students to go back to university. Perhaps you weren't aware of it, but Bouygues Construction has built and renovated many universities, providing, in its own way, greater access to knowledge.
One of London’s largest excavations has now been completed as part of the ground-breaking project for the construction of a cancer treatment centre, being delivered by Bouygues UK and Bouygues Travaux Publics.