One year after laying the first stone, the major structural works of Bordeaux Métropole Arena is already completed. The works and technical teams deployed all their ingenuity to arrive at this result. Let’s put a spotlight on this iconic project for greater Bordeaux and for Bouygues Bâtiment Centre Sud-Ouest. Why have a Bordeaux Métropole Arena? […]
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The so-called ‘tertiary’ decree, applicable since 2019, imposes a gradual reduction in the energy consumption of this type of building up until 2050. Like any new regulation, this involves a period of adaptation - especially as the objectives set are ambitious. However, the ‘Syndicat professionnel des entreprises de la transition énergétique et numérique’ (Serce) (Professional Union of Energy and Digital Transition Companies)considers them to befully attainable.
Franck Moine, CEO of Winnovation, tells us about this technology watch unit of the Bouygues Group
Winner of the Bouygues Construction innovation competition, Energie IP is rethinking the world of technical management in construction by offering secure, open technology via an ethernet cable. Founded in 2015, the company has just partnered with Nexity on an office building project in Saint-Ouen.
This long-awaited project is launched. Construction works are underway on the banks of the Garonne for a large theatre that will host more than 100 events a year as well as international stars. Bouygues Bâtiment Centre Sud-Ouest is carrying out Bordeaux Métropole Arena construction, a complex designed by the Rudy Ricciotti agency. Located on the […]
On Tuesday 19th of June, an epic milestone for the Bouygues UK's UCLH site in central London took place. The cyclotron, the device that will supply the power for the proton beam therapy (PBT) centre at UCLH, was successfully delivered and installed.
While improving energy performance is essential during a renovation project, it is not the sole objective of project managers. Of equal importance are the key features aimed at incorporating different uses within a building. Issues such as planning, digitalisation, occupation of space, quality of life at work, etc. also need to be fully addressed.
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.
April 2018 – Cédric Vilani, a deputy of the La République en marche (LREM) party in Essonne, publishes a reference document on artificial intelligence. It namely gives a few indications on the consequences of artificial intelligence development on the construction sector. At Bouygues Construction, are we ready?