The Axa Tower, the largest refurbishment site in Europe will become the First Tower on its completion in 2011. Located at the entrance to La Défense business district in Paris, one wing of the tower has been lowered considerably and another increased by 15 storeys which will bring it to a height of 231 metres. […]
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Army barracks transformed into student lodging
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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YHNOVA, a social housing unit built using BatiPrint3D™, an innovative 3D printing technique, was opened on 21 March in Nantes. This Bouygues Construction R&D project is part of an experimental construction site run by Bouygues Bâtiment Grand Ouest.
The last two components of the Incity Tower spire were put in place by helicopter on Sunday 21 June. This metallic spire, which measures 50 metres and weighs 25.9 tonnes, took the building to its final height of 200 metres. This confirms its position as the highest tower in Lyon and the third highest in […]
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 […]
While for nearly two-thirds of the French population (64%) companies have tended to reduce their investment in health and safety during the recession (exclusive Ipsos survey, October 2013), Bouygues Entreprises France-Europe, a subsidiary of Bouygues Construction, has made safety on its construction sites its absolute priority. On November 6, the company is once again organising its […]
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Bouygues Bâtiment Ile-de-France received the Operational Excellence Award for large companies at the Cérémonie des Prix Nationaux de la Qualité et de l’Excellence Opérationnelle (national awards ceremony for quality and operational excellence) on 29 January 2018. This award recognises the company's commitment to its employees and customer-centred performance.
Pertuy Construction and Bouygues Energies & Services, two subsidiaries of Bouygues Construction, have signed a 25-year public-private partnership contract with the University of Burgundy for the financing, design, construction and maintenance of a number of buildings on the university’s Dijon campus. The project forms part of the French Government’s “Opération Campus” programme, launched back in […]