Raising awareness about major environmental challenges, biodiversity, and “better collective living” is one of the main themes of new projects at Bouygues Construction. Eikenøtt, an eco-neighbourhood in the town of Gland, Switzerland, is the perfect embodiment of this focus. The housing of the future, how it is integrated into towns, climate change issues, fossil fuel […]
Tuesday November 8th, 2016
Last episode of pilot’s life mini-séries
“Keep your eyes open, listen and feel” In the last episode in the Bouygues Travaux Publics’ “A pilot’s life” mini-series, immerse yourself with Fabrice, 47, a TBM manager on Tuen Mun-Chek Lap Kok Link project in Hong Kong. With innovation and respect for the environment central to the project, the extraordinary tunnel was dug out by […]
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