Spearheading the regeneration of the Part-Dieu business district in Lyon, this HQE structure meets the most exacting environmental standards for office buildings. How is it called? The 28-storey building is called the Oxygène Tower. Built by Bouygues Entreprises France-Europe and Bouygues Bâtiment Ile-de-France, it is named for its excellent energy efficiency which makes it the […]
Innovations on construction sites
Friday March 25th, 2016
Airport in the land of the Inuit
In the Great Canadian North, in the heart of the deserted province of Nunavut, the Arctic Infrastructure Partners consortium, led by Bouygues Building Canada, is carrying out the extension of the Iqaluit airport. An atypical project which comprises in particular the design and construction of a new terminal, and the renovation of the current runways, all this on […]
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The new stretch of A41 Nord motorway is 19 km long and has no fewer than 30 structures, including a 3 km-long twin-tube tunnel under Mount Sion. It has shortened the car journey from Geneva to Annecy to less than half an hour. Its name, Liane, is in fact an acronym. What do the letters […]
“Innovation is the future of sustainable development, and vice versa”. From the foundation of this two-fold conviction, Utopies, a specialised business consultancy dealing with social and environmental issues and their respect, has just published a study on the convergence of innovation and sustainable development strategies. Since these two themes are at the heart of its […]
Bouygues Travaux Publics is an expert in complex projects involving tunnels, engineering structures and road, port and rail infrastructures. Operating in France and many other countries, the entity has acknowledged expertise in managing large-scale projects with high added value. Today, we offer you a trip to the world capital of Asia to discover 6 major […]
300 Moroccan children can now enjoy sport, reading, computers and theatre in a brand new leisure centre! Terre Plurielle, the Bouygues Construction corporate foundation, helped out with funding the construction and equipping of a multi-purpose hall designed for cultural activities and games, near Rabat in Morocco. In this underprivileged neighbourhood, there are not many […]
Smiile is a way of pooling resources and neighbourhood networks on the scale of an apartment block, a neighbourhood or even a city. The solution is one of the services proposed in the WIZOM Réhabilitation 2018 offer by Bouygues Construction. It is a great example of the Group's collaboration with a ‘French tech’ start-up.
Increasing numbers of experiments involving 3D construction have been carried out over the last few months, with the printing of concrete parts and even, for the more advanced, the creation of complete wall sections. It offers a number of advantages, saving time and materials and reducing the environmental impact. Is this process, which is still […]
The Floatgen project, the largest offshore wind turbine in France on which construction is soon due to be completed in the port of Saint-Nazaire, has won the Usine Nouvelle 2017 Renewable Energies Trophy for Energy Transition at the ceremony organised on Tuesday 16 May in the presence of Jean Jouzel, climatologist and former vice-president of GIEC.