Meet Emmanuel François, Chairman of the Smart Building Alliance (SBA).
Thursday March 10th, 2016
The L2 Marseille bypass is in progress
Although L2 Marseille bypass project has existed since 1930, it is only coming to light now thanks to the Société de la Rocade L2 comprised of Bouygues Construction, Colas Midi-Méditerranée, Spie Batignolles, Egis, Meridiam Infrastructure and CDC Infrastructure. This is a real challenge as several obstacles have had to be overcome for this site, which should […]
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Several research centres around the world are working on proactive self-healing concrete processes, anticipating cracks as early as the design or the placing of the concrete.
Stéphane Allaire, chairman of Objenious, tells us about the activities, positioning and the technology from this Bouygues Telecom start-up.
Bouygues Construction joined Construct Lab in July. This group of construction and public works firms fixes frequent problems in these sectors, and start-up companies apply solutions. Julien Bourcerie, Open Innovation Manager for Bouygues Construction, on “collective intelligence” in construction.
Part of the massive Hong Kong Zhuhai-Macao Bridge (HZMB) project, Dragages Hong Kong and VSL have been joining hands to design and construct this 9.4-km long dual three-lane viaduct section. Upon the completion of this new land transport link, commuters will take only some 45 minutes to reach Zhuhai from the Hong Kong Airport – compared to […]
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.
"This is the first time in 30 years I've seen something that will truly change the way we build", say site workers. Designed in 2015 by Augustin Masurel, who at the time was a works superintendent with Bouygues Construction, Smart Cast represents a minor revolution in the construction industry.