The construction of the Channel Tunnel in 1986 marked the start of Bouygues Construction‘s adventure in the United Kingdom. Since then, the Group has strengthened its position with our English neighbours, expanding from 450 to 1,600 employees and from ten projects in London to more than 150 around the country. This was a real challenge […]
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Monday September 14th, 2009
Launch of works on the French National Archives at Pierrefitte-sur-Seine
Construction works on the new French National Archives at Pierrefitte-sur-Seine, in the suburbs of Paris, were officially launched on September 11, 2009, when the foundation stone was laid by the French Prime Minister, François Fillon. Also present at the ceremony were Frédéric Mitterrand, the French Minister of Culture and Communication, and the Chairman and CEO […]
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For over ten years, BIM has enabled us to revolutionise the way we design and expand our opportunities for collaboration. This year, the digital model will again accompany our finest achievements. All of us here at Bouygues Construction wish you a very happy new year in 2016.
On October 19, the new Yves Saint Laurent Museum in Marrakech was opened to the public. This haute-couture museum was imagined by the Studio KO architects, and designed & built by the teams of BYMARO, the Moroccan subsidiary of Bouygues Construction. This inauguration, which has received international media attention, is for BYMARO, the end of an exciting journey to deliver an exclusive and high end project to one of their most discerning clients.
This is an entirely new approach to construction, a more ethical and sustainable one. It involves predicting changes in usage, and the reversibility of a building after construction The aim is to be able to change the building's purpose easily to accompany changes in lifestyle and in the regions themselves.
Activity isn’t just taking place on the tarmac at Lyon Saint-Exupéry. The airport is currently extending terminal 1 and adding a shopping centre. A project of around 70,000 sq. m, doubling its current surface area. A project with very specific characteristics takes off! A project on an in-use site There are currently 5,000 employees working […]
A few weeks before the first large scale deliveries, it's all systems go on the worksite for the Ministry of Defence at Balard in the 15th district of Paris. Take a look at the progress on the buildings that will bring together the 9,500 agents of the French Ministry of Defence that were until now split over a dozen sites in Paris.
Whether you call it a smart city, a connected city or, even better, a smart region, digitalisation is primarily all about improving and offering new services to citizens and then to the persons behind local policies in order to allow them to run the city more effectively.