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.
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Monday August 11th, 2014
A World Tour of Hotels!
Now that summer is here, it’s time to embark on a little tour of the hotels our teams have built or renovated! Take a look at some of the hotel projects we have undertaken around the world. In each case, we took care to deliver something both attractive and up to standards. Whether in France, […]
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The second largest cable-stay bridge in the world, with a 1,018-metre span, the Stonecutters Bridge crosses the Rambler canal in Hong Kong. Despite its name, the bridge is made of steel and concrete using the technique of post-tensioning. What exactly is this? Post-tensioning is a method for improving the mechanical properties of concrete by burying […]
No, it’s not lacework, but a spectacular open-work concrete canopy forming part of the Maison de l’Ecriture, currently being built for the Jan Michalski Foundation in Montricher, Switzerland, by teams from Losinger Marazzi. It is actually a 4,500 m2 reinforced concrete slab 40 cm thick. The architects, Vincent Mangeat and Pierre Wahlen, have designed a […]
Operating in Morroco since 1978, Bouygues Construction won a new landmark project in Casablanca, the economic and business center of the country. Casablanca Finance City Authority, the corporate structure leading the development of Casablanca’s new business district, awarded to Bymaro the contract to build its new head office, 122-metre high skyscraper. Designed by Morphosis Architects, […]
The Bouygues head office at 32 Avenue Hoche, in the eighth arrondissement of Paris, was granted NF Bâtiments Tertiaires en Exploitation – Démarche HQE® certification1 in December 2009. This makes it one of the first office buildings in France to receive this certification, with 12 of the 14 targets graded ‘high performance’ or ‘very high […]
As Bouygues Construction's corporate foundation, Terre Plurielle provides financial support to projects sponsored by employees who are actively involved in the areas of education, employment and healthcare Since it was first established in 2008, in excess of 200 projects have received support, sponsored by almost 250 employees.