According to the UN News Centre, over two thirds of the global population will live in towns and cities by 2050. What with the increase in population and evolving ways of life and of consumption, urban centres are undergoing an in-depth transformation, accompanied by changing requirements in terms of mobility.
New Life for the Nantes Musée d’Arts
Bourse de Commerce to be converted into museum to house the Pinault Collection
Saturday July 1st, 2017
Interview of the month: Mickaël Suchanek
Mickaël Suchanek, Smart City Business Development Manager at Bouygues Energies & Services, presents the “AuthenTIC” Smart City project for Le Grand Dijon (Greater Dijon urban community).
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Buses, underground systems, trams, car-sharing or short-term rental cars, car-pooling, mini-cab services, bikes, mopeds and self-service scooters, with or without stations: with the proliferation of forms of mobility, the residents of major cities have never had so many means of travel available to them.
Do-it-yourself projects are good for your health. Specifically, they can help improve the lives of patients. That is how living labs can help the medical field. These are “third places” dedicated to innovation. Their methodology brings together ordinary citizens, public and private actors, aiming to test services, tools, and new uses in real life.
We propose you this week, to discover the construction sites, of our subsidiary Losinger Marazzi SA, in Switzerland: Faubourg 1227, l’Hôtel Palexpo (GE), Les Jardins de Louis, la Route de Berne, le Collège Alpin International Beau Soleil... www.losinger-marazzi.ch
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.
Bouygues Construction unveils three innovative sustainable building projects: an autonomous building in Grenoble, a fertile island in Paris and a sustainable district in Sevran.
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.
The future of 3D printing in construction – interview with Bruno Linéatte, Director of R&D for Building Construction Methods at Bouygues Construction
Bouygues Immobilier Grand Ouest gained prominence recently for using 3D printing to build "La Sphère", a reception building for a public housing project in Harfleur on behalf of Immobilière Basse Seine - 3F Group. What challenges await this innovative mode of construction? Read on for answers from Bruno Linéatte, Director of R&D for Building Construction Methods at Bouygues Construction.
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.