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Innovative solutions

Recreating ecosystems in the Parc Zoologique de Paris, monitoring developments with an “eco-friendly” mindset, constructing the tallest building in France, creating connected habitats: for each project, Bouygues Construction develops innovative solutions. By using technology, especially digital models and BIM (Building Information Modeling), we are rising to innovative challenges that are important to us. We are doing everything we can so that our building techniques take energy saving issues into account and are in line with our philosophy of building a better life.

Bouygues Construction – A partner of the 2018 Maddy Keynote

Bouygues Construction answered the call from Maddyness and became a partner of the Maddy Keynote, its innovation summit, which will take place on 1 February at the Centquatre centre in Paris. Riding on the wave of past successful events, this third edition will explore the topic of the City of the Future through the prism of four complementary themes: mobility, housing, well-being and the Agora. This is an opportunity for the Group to reaffirm its commitment to shared innovation at the service of all.

Bouygues Construction set to make waves at VivaTech

The 2nd edition of VivaTech, one of Europe’s biggest innovation events where 50,000 are expected, will take place from 15 to 17 June. Roland Le Roux, Director of Open Innovation, gives us a sneak peak at the technologies Bouygues Construction will be presenting, as well as the start-ups in attendance.

Connected Universities !

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 BIM minute – Collaborative engineering

You may have heard of it without really understanding what it was all about, or perhaps you simply want to know more. Whatever your level of familiarity with Building Information Modeling, watch these informative videos to find out more about one of the major changes in our industry.

A connected start to university!

A few weeks after school terms have begun, it's time for students to go back to university. 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.

Open Innovation initiative: where are we now?

For almost two years, Bouygues Construction has been leveraging Open Innovation in order to increase its competitiveness. Roland Le Roux, head of the Open Innovation team in the Innovation and Sustainable Development Department, discusses the challenges involved in this initiative that allows Bouygues Construction to be one step ahead of the competition.

En route for the BIM d’Or…

Of the 130 projects entered for the third BIM d'Or awards, organised by Le Moniteur, 31 were nominated in the 11 pre-established categories. Five Bouygues Construction projects that were selected in the first round are still in the competition!

Got signal? Parc des Princes scores with digital for the Euro 2016

Work carried out by Axione enabled the spectators at the Euro 2016 Portugal/Austria match to have high performance network coverage at Parc des Princes on 18 June. With the advent of digital, quality GSM coverage has become essential both indoors and in major arenas. The stadium is now equipped with state-of-the-art transmission capabilities via multiple operators.

In a Matching UP partner’s shoes

Launched at the end of 2015, Matching UP, our open innovation program, met with enthusiasm for its first edition. We received more than 140 applications, 28 coaches got in on the action, working alongside 24 innovative startups. The purpose of their collaboration? To purpose and present a co-development R&D project, a trial, or a commercial partnership, […]

Getting around in the digital city

Intermodality is a key concept for city development, building on an increase in public transport and soft mobility (walking, biking, etc.) Citizens are looking to plan their trips in ways that efficiently combine different means of transport. Applications and interactive terminals allow them to find information, and new players in the sector are offering shared […]

Work differently with digital technology

The line between personal and professional life is increasingly blurred: more and more, a single space can be used for training, socialisation, and work. The omnipresence of the internet enables people to perform tasks remotely, and to combine different tasks. Today, people also give and seek feedback based on experiences. We receive advice from other […]

Health with digital technology

The number of digital technology uses in the health sector is multiplying. We seek to modernise operating theatres, facilitate medication, and shorten hospitalisation periods to relieve the burden on healthcare centres without harming the patients. Patients are monitored remotely and assisted during recovery, as digital technology allows health professionals to collect data on the patients’ […]

Digital technology enhancing our lives in our neighbourhoods

With the digital ecosystem, we are transitioning to a new paradigm that is revolutionising our economic models, our lifestyles, and our habits. What does it promise? What are its limits? As this societal revolution requires us to completely rethink building and offer new services, we have assembled a group of experts to consider how digital […]

2016 BIM…GO!

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.

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