Housing: how will we live in the future?
Directrice Prospective, Bouygues Construction
Directrice Prospective, Bouygues Construction
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.
Now more than ever, Bouygues Construction uses shared innovation to keep making its construction sites safer and more efficient.
ABC came from Bouygues Construction Research and Development, in partnership with Valode & Pistre architects. It aims to promote self-sufficiency in water and energy, and seeks to optimise waste disposal. We met with Denis Valode, co-founder of Valode & Pistre architects.
Crédit Mutuel Nord-Europe, Linkcity and Bouygues Bâtiment Nord-Est (subsidiaries of Bouygues Construction) laid the first stone of the future MEL head office, in the presence of Damien Castelain and Martine Aubry. The event marked the beginning of the largest office construction project currently in progress in the Lille metropolitan area.
The choice of location in Saint-Ouen's Docks district is no accident: the Fabrique du métro is located at the heart of an area which plays an emblematic role in the current Grand Paris development.
A mere seven months after its construction started, the Alpha City residence in La Roche-sur-Yon has been delivered in time for the start of the new 2018-19 academic year! In order to meet the tight deadlines for this building, which was constructed using the Wizom Connected system, the group implemented an industrial wooden module construction procedure.
Seen as the new "black gold" of our society, data, and particularly the use of data, is central to the strategy of organisations, services and, more recently, local government.
Challenger, which was built in 1988 to house all Bouygues’ business activities, has been the window onto the Group’s know-how for 30 years. Between 1988 and 2018, the headquarters have transformed, mirroring the change in the company. Here is a picture review of thirty years of constant progress.
Bouygues Bâtiment Ile-de-France, Parisian subsidiary of Bouygues Construction, is the first construction company in France to set up a common tower, which is on the Tour Alto construction site in La Défense.
Smart Impulse offers large businesses and localities a solution to help them better manage their buildings' power consumption. Discovered by Bouygues Construction in 2012, the start-up has become one of the Group's go-to partners for its business and CSR needs.
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.
Bouygues Construction and Centrale Lille recently inaugurated the Construction 4.0 Chair, a partnership that represents the culmination of a 15-year relationship widely supported by the region and city. Two theses are already in the works. We met with the PhD students behind them.
Twenty years ago, the stands of the Stade de France buzzed with the first chants of football supporters during the 1998 World Cup. As the 2018 World Cup gets underway in Russia, let's take a look back at the construction of this legendary stadium with a few pictures.
Matching Up has reached the three-year stage and more than ever the Bouygues Construction's open innovation programme aims to generate new ideas within the company, putting Group employees and start-ups in touch in order to design and create new projects together.
Transforming waste into resources: when the circular economy disrupts our growth models and the way we consume and produce goods. Bouygues Construction is fully committed to acting as a responsible and committed industry player.
Find out why Bouygues Construction is getting closely involved, in particular by investing in the startup Simsoft Industry.
Bouygues Bâtiment Ile-de-France, subsidiary of Bouygues Construction, signed a partnership with Les Canaux to design and build a 170-square-meter terrace. Built from reclaimed materials along the Canal de l’Ourcq and beneath the Maison des Canaux, this terrace was drawn up by architect and set designer Myrtille Fakhreddine and urban gardener Cédric Derouin. A temporary space (the Terrace will be taken down on 2 September), built using materials from company building sites and other sources!
Are you more in the mood for swimming pools or beaches? This summer, don’t miss the chance to swim outdoors! Bouygues Construction would like to introduce you to a selection of aquatic works. Splash!
The Tour Alto is one of many prestigious high-rise buildings erected in La Défense and in other French cities.
A month ago, over 2,000 people came to visit it and discover its entrance hall, buildings, emergency room and imaging centre. Today, this brand new Nord Deux-Sèvres hospital welcomed its first patient. Let’s take a look back at one of our most technologically advanced worksites in terms of digital modelling.
With the support of Hauts-de-France Regional Council and Métropole Européenne de Lille, Bouygues Construction and Centrale Lille school are launching Construction Chair 4.0 to manage the sector’s digital transition and improve productivity through digital methods and industrialisation.
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.
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This is THE major international innovation event that cannot be missed: VivaTech is back for a 3rd edition, from 24 to 26 May. Surrounded by partner start-ups, Bouygues Construction will be there to present its innovative technologies and services for well-being on and around its construction sites.
The world temple of speed and horse racing nestled in the heart of the Bois de Boulogne, ParisLongchamp is the heir to 160 years of history. Inaugurated on Sunday 29 April 2018 after two years of renovation work for France Galop, the Paris racecourse is a prestigious new achievement for Bouygues Construction.
Eighteen months ago, Hublo replaced paper-based notices with interactive touchscreens. After the first few trials proved to be a success, the project was expanded. Read on to learn about the roll-out process and the latest developments.
Tucked into the heart of the Lille metropolitan area, an extraordinary neighbourhood is taking shape. It’s a neighbourhood focused on its future inhabitants while honouring its past. Let’s explore this project built by Bouygues Bâtiment Nord Est, a company of Bouygues Construction.