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Eco-design – Ecological construction

Respecting the environment and ensuring sustainable Development are the primary objectives of eco-design. These ideas are easily transferred to the construction industry in particular. Eco-design revolves around carbon footprint awareness, biodiversity and the use of eco-materials in an aim towards better energy performance.
By conducting analysis on the lifecycle of buildings, the group is developing tools that can refine the choice of construction products, aided by using a model. Bouygues Construction is currently working on a promising project which involves “green brickwork” made from recycled raw materials.

Terrasse des Canaux, a temporary space built with circular economy

Bouygues Bâtiment Ile-de-France, subsidiary of Bouygues Construction, signed a partnership with Les Canaux to design and build a 170-square-meter terrace. Built from reclaimed materials along the Canal de l’Ourcq and beneath the Maison des Canaux, this terrace was drawn up by architect and set designer Myrtille Fakhreddine and urban gardener Cédric Derouin. A temporary space (the Terrace will be taken down on 2 September), built using materials from company building sites and other sources!

Biotope: future head office for the EMA in Lille?

The project conceived by Danish architects Henning Larsen and Lille-based architecture firm Keurkhas been chosen to host the European Medicines Agency (EMA) in the event of the success of the Lille candidacy. Linkcity and Bouygues Bâtiment Nord-Est are leading the consortium and are ready to begin construction if they get the green light.They'll find out on 20 November.

Handover of the Paris Law Courts

On July 27, after 40 months of works, the production and engineering teams of the Arélia consortium, made up of Bouygues Bâtiment Ile-de-France and Bouygues Energies & Services, handed over the Paris Law Courts, located in the Clichy-Batignolles eco-neighbourhood to the north of the capital.

Floatgen honoured at the Energy Transition Trophies awards

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.

Curtain Up for the Seine Musicale

After intriguing locals and music lovers for three years, the Seine Musicale is finally being unveiled. The new cultural centre of the Hauts-de-Seine department, which marks the renewal of the Ile Seguin, will be officially inaugurated on Saturday 22 April. Guided tour of this liner dedicated to all music genres, a real technical feat for […]

Losinger Marazzi construction sites in the north-east

We’re continuing our visit to Switzerland, this time taking a look at our subsidiary Losinger Marazzi’s projects in the north-east of the country. Here are some great photos from 2016: – Greencity is the flagship project for both Losinger Marazzi and Bouygues Construction. It’s the first sustainable neighbourhood in Switzerland and is 2,000 Watts-certified. Having won […]

A panorama of solar farms

"Our subsidiaries Bouygues Thai and Bouygues Energies & Services, in a joint venture with the local company McTric, have built four solar farms in Ayutthaya, 100km north of Bangkok,in Thailand. Back in pictures on this amazing project: 

The Gibraltar site is maintaining momentum!

Since November 2015 more than 100 site workers from Bouygues Energies & Services have been working to build a next-generation thermal power plant in Gibraltar. The aim of the project is to replace three fossil fuel power plants dating from over 30 years ago, which no longer meet European requirements. The biggest challenge in the […]

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