A first for France. In September, social housing in Nantes will be built using an industrial 3D printer.
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Using innovation on construction sites
Now more than ever, Bouygues Construction uses shared innovation to keep making its construction sites safer and more efficient.
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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.
The world temple of speed and horse racing nestled in the heart of the Bois de Boulogne, ParisLongchamp is the heir to 160 years of history. Inaugurated on Sunday 29 April 2018 after two years of renovation work for France Galop, the Paris racecourse is a prestigious new achievement for Bouygues Construction.
Sharing information so that all the players in a project have a shared vision of the works. Welcome to the world of BIM! Every week for a month, discover one of our sites where BIM is being used in an innovative way. Today we discover the Alto Tower by Bouygues Bâtiment Ile-de-France.
‘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!
With its unique architecture and original design, the MahaNakhon Tower in Thailand doesn’t fail to impress. Surrounded by a ribbon of pixels and measuring 314 metres—a national record—it’s inauguration was as special as the tower itself; an extraordinary light and sound show held on 29 August. The MahaNakhon Tower: the tallest tower of Thailand Designed […]
To start the year in style, Bouygues Construction invites you to a change of scenery, through the most beautiful projects and construction initiated in 2016! January – Linkcity launches Serendicity : At the Paris-Saclay campus, Linkcity is developing the biggest student housing project currently under way in France. The project: to construct 8 buildings (900 […]
Nature provides an endless source of inspiration. Observing nature to inspire technological innovation is the very essence of biomimicry.
In the Plateau de Saclay, the SerendiCity site is firing on all cylinders. Why? The residence must be ready to house more than 1,000 Saclay students at the start of academic year 2017! This operation was developed in record time, and the first symbolic stone was laid on 25 May. Explore behind the scenes. The […]