The fact that the population is ageing is not new. But the increase in healthy life expectancy and the massive retirement of baby boomers has significantly accelerated the phenomenon. For example, since 2015 there have been more over 65s than under 18s living in France! And in 2030, one Frenchman out of three will be […]
Friday April 12th, 2019
Living labs are good for your health!
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.
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Are European car manufacturers poised to switch to all-electric? On 10 September, MEPs in Brussels gave their support for draft legislation setting a 45% reduction in CO2 emissions from cars and vans under 3.5 tonnes by the year 2030, with an intermediate target of 20% by 2025. A much more ambitious roadmap than that of the European Commission, which tabled plans for a 30% reduction by 2030.
Cast in situ, precast twin walls, precast slabs, modular construction, 3D printing... how do you choose? This, in essence, is the research project being carried out by Emna Attouri, a PhD student participating in the Chaire Construction 4.0 research
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Rising to the environmental challenge posed by construction-site spoil, we have sought to offer a reliable, safe solution for optimising resources.
For over ten years, BIM has enabled us to revolutionise the way we design and expand our opportunities for collaboration. This year, the digital model will again accompany our finest achievements. All of us here at Bouygues Construction wish you a very happy new year in 2016.