Erected for the Departmental Council and the firefighters of Ille-et-Vilaine, the building was designed and built by Bouygues Bâtiment Grand Ouest. The technical training facility has a new innovative tool, the goal of this unusual construction being to give firefighters a place to train in conditions as close as possible to the real thing! The […]
Wednesday November 30th, 2016
Connected Universities !
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. Higher education’s demands are rapidly evolving. In this context, the company has thought up a new way to design, build and use educational spaces that are adapted to digital learning, open to the world, and that have minimal environmental impact.
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