This is a world first: VSL, Bouygues Construction' subsidiary, is launching LEDsPLAY®, turning cable-stayed bridges into giant 3D screens. Combining a LED stay-cable system and artistic services, VSL helps cities entertain people through the creation of an iconic must-to-see.
Thursday October 19th, 2017
Opening of Yves Saint Laurent Museum in Marrakech, a haute couture building
On October 19, the new Yves Saint Laurent Museum in Marrakech was opened to the public. This haute-couture museum was imagined by the Studio KO architects, and designed & built by the teams of BYMARO, the Moroccan subsidiary of Bouygues Construction. This inauguration, which has received international media attention, is for BYMARO, the end of an exciting journey to deliver an exclusive and high end project to one of their most discerning clients.
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Situated in Paris’ 18th arrondissement, the Lourcine Barracks, former Parisian military site built in 1875, will soon be transformed into a university facility. There will be a boarding house for prep-school pupils studying to gain admittance to the elite Grandes Ecoles, and a university centre. L’EPAURIF (public development agency for universities in the Ile-de-France region) […]
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.
The Liantang tunnelling project entered a new chapter on 1st March with the breakthrough of the southbound tube’s Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM) section by Hong Kong’s largest dual-mode Earth Pressure Balanced (EPB) TBM. A milestone in this major project for Chinese regional planning.
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