The works expanding Ridge Hospital in Accra, Ghana’s capital, reached their height of activity with 600 workers present on site. Here’s a little update halfway to the delivery of the first phase of this hospital on the cutting edge of modernity. Launched in March 2014, the works expanding Ridge Hospital will include two phases of […]
Seniors : developing easily personalized residences
The AccorHotels Arena as seen by its users
Wednesday September 21st, 2016
Seniors and housing: a model in need of reinvention
The fact that the population is ageing is not new. But the increase in healthy life expectancy and the massive retirement of baby boomers has significantly accelerated the phenomenon. For example, since 2015 there have been more over 65s than under 18s living in France! And in 2030, one Frenchman out of three will be […]
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Situated in Paris’ 18th arrondissement, the Lourcine Barracks, former Parisian military site built in 1875, will soon be transformed into a university facility. There will be a boarding house for prep-school pupils studying to gain admittance to the elite Grandes Ecoles, and a university centre. L’EPAURIF (public development agency for universities in the Ile-de-France region) […]
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Bouygues Thai goes from one high-flying exploit to another on The River construction site. At the end of 2010, the teams had already raised the Group’s biggest ever sliding formwork to a height of 231 meters, to the top of the highest tower of The River residential complex. In July, Bouygues Thai teams took up […]
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On 7 October, Bouygues Construction will open the doors of Challenger to its clients and partners for the first “Campus Innovation”, thereby reaffirming its commitment to a strategy based on research and innovation. With seven roundtables and more than forty-five stands, this event will bring together the main players in the field, as well as […]
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Tomorrow’s buildings will be connected buildings: entire houses will be remotely controlled using smartphones. The major players in the digital world, such as Apple and Google, are coming up with increasingly advanced home automation innovations that will make our daily lives easier. Between offering control over energy consumption, integrating systems for improved security and comfort, and offering new services, what are the areas of focus for connected buildings?