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.
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Monday March 16th, 2020
Interview with Mohamed Al-Hussein
Dr. Al-Hussein’s research has proffered a number of contributions to the industrialization of the building construction process through the development of modular and offsite construction technologies. He’s telling us about it!
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Worldwide, about 600,000 cranes are used for construction works. They are essential for numerous construction sites. Some measure up to 200 metres in height and can lift loads of 500 tonnes. Currently, a Bouygues Construction R&D project, headed by Bouygues Construction Matériel, aims to allow remote control of cranes with video assistance, using augmented reality and even some automation. What is the purpose of this ambitious system, and what does it change for workers on the sites ? Answers with Julien Meyer, manager at the lifting division at Bouygues Construction Matériel at Île-de-France.
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.
With the aim of reducing occupational health risks on work sites, improving productivity and producing complex items, 3D printing, while still in its experimental stage, is taking the building sector into an industrialisation process that will result in some exceptional achievements. Technology to serve US, not vice-versa.
Saturday 19 March, the Russian Orthodox spiritual and cultural centre, being built by Bouygues Bâtiment Ile-de-France-Construction Privée, was adorned with a great golden dome, the most impressive of the five domes that will top the building upon its completion. Newcomer in the sky of Paris, the great dome, now visible from the Pont de l’Alma, […]
We are what we eat, but we are also what we breath: more than 15 kg of air every day! And most of that air quality comes from confined spaces. We spend more than 80% of our time inside with many pollutants. New constructions could well bring a breath of fresh air…
After "Wizom Connected", Bouygues Construction's connected housing solution, the group is now launching an adaptable housing offer called "Wizom for Life". Presented during a trade show for mayors from the Paris region, it rounds out the Wizom housing offer and paves the way for a more flexible and modular home.
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.
On July 27, after 40 months of works, the production and engineering teams of the Arélia consortium, made up of Bouygues Bâtiment Ile-de-France and Bouygues Energies & Services, handed over the Paris Law Courts, located in the Clichy-Batignolles eco-neighbourhood to the north of the capital.