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It is really important to the Bouygues Construction group to constantly set themselves new architectural and technical challenges. Constructing a building is above all looking at the finished result. A hospital clearly isn’t designed in the same way as a hotel. Whether it be urban housing, industrial sites, renovating an entire district or constructing a tower, Bouygues Construction can rely on the best technology and the creativity of its teams. Some of the intricate projects where Bouygues Construction has implemented its leading expertise in Building and Civil Works include: musical complexes, stadiums, shopping centres and airports. This is due to public-private partnerships in particular.

Greener construction – just a fad or a genuine concern?

Across the world, nearly 200 m3 of concrete is poured every second. Concrete is one of the most widely used industrial products - even more so than oil. Although we know all about its advantages in terms of land development, its drawbacks are significant. It is one of the major sources of CO2 emissions due to its cement content. About one billion tonnes of CO2 is released each year in the world by the cement industry. In the face of such global challenges and future changes in urbanisation, a revolution in construction methods is beginning. How can the construction sector commit to becoming more carbon-free?

Be Issy: a convenient window onto the city

Whether reimagining the tripod shape to move proudly towards the traditional shape of the closed island, stepping back from the street , using curves to provide a maximum of natural light or working with materials to create pleasant, social spaces, the research and design work done here at Be Issy by the architects from PCA Stream is intended to improve the lives of the occupants.

3D printing, a technology to serve humans and human art

With the aim of reducing occupational health risks on work sites, improving productivity and producing complex items, 3D printing, while still in its experimental stage, is taking the building sector into an industrialisation process that will result in some exceptional achievements. Technology to serve US, not vice-versa.

The Olympic Games: a powerful lever for regional development

The Olympic and Paralympic Games represent a wonderful opportunity to rethink the regions through ambitious urban projects. This event associated with the Greater Paris area will enable the capital to perfect its status as a global city and accelerate the transformation of the Ile-de-France department. Spotlight on the impact of the Olympic Games on our cities and on the economic benefits derived from the magic of Olympism.

Renovation of the Carnavalet museum – History of Paris: one of the greatest cultural construction sites of Paris

This is the oldest museum in Paris, and also the biggest culturally significant construction project currently under way. The Carnavalet museum – History of Paris will reopen in late 2019-early 2020 after major renovations, some of which are being performed by Ouvrages Publics (Bouygues Bâtiment Ile-de-France, a subsidiary of Bouygues Construction). Worksite visit.

Pierrick Beillevaire reinvents university life on the tertre campus

The 19th, 20th and 21st of October are the days of architecture. For the occasion, Pierrick Beillevaire, founder of the architectural firm In Situ, shares with us his vision of architectural writing combined with the comfort of use. Winner of the Design, Build, Operate, Operate and Maintain (CREM) competition for the rehabilitation of the Tertre building at the University of Nantes, these choices have made it possible to make this campus an open space overlooking the city and a comfortable environment for a student life conducive to work.

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