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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.

La Seine Musicale hoists its solar sail

Within the scope of a PPP (public-private partnership), Bouygues Construction is in charge of the design and construction of La Seine Musicale. This new cultural centre, commissioned by the Hauts-de-Seine Departmental Council and designed by architect Shigeru Ban, includes a large 6,000-seat modular concert hall with capacity for three shows a day, an auditorium with […]

Connected Universities !

Perhaps you weren't aware of it, but Bouygues Construction has built and renovated many universities, providing, in its own way, greater access to knowledge. Higher education's demands are rapidly evolving. In this context, the company has thought up a new way to design, build and use educational spaces that are adapted to digital learning, open to the world, and that have minimal environmental impact.

COP22: inventing the world of tomorrow!

Since 7 November, the 22nd Conference of the Parties (COP22) has been taking place in Marrakesh. The objective of this 2-week conference is to continue and to intensify the fight against climate change. Outside of the summit that brings together diplomats and heads of state from the entire world, the Bouygues Group, through its subsidiaries Bouygues Construction, Bouygues Immobilier, and Colas, is presenting its sustainable construction innovations.

Mickaël, TBM pilot for 14 years

“The life of a pilot” Every week, through three intimate and realistic portraits, we invite you to discover the daily life of a TBM pilot in action so that you can better understand the challenges of this job that is still little known to the general public. This week, the second episode will introduce you […]

When the impossible becomes possible!

Every project and construction site is unique. This is why Bouygues Construction employees are committed each day to designing and completing ambitious projects. Our quest for excellence is known by our clients, who trust us with their projects in the most demanding areas of construction. Discover some of our recent flagship projects: Chernobyl New Safe […]

Sustainable buildings all over the world

For each project we are awarded, our policy is to offer our clients buildings that are exemplary in terms of environmental performance. It is in this spirit that Bouygues Bâtiment International and the International Finance Corporation (IFC) signed a partnership agreement aimed at deploying EDGE environmental certification across all Bouygues Bâtiment International-led projects for which […]

A tower in the Casablanca skyline

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, […]

1000 recharging terminals in the South of France

Carbon-free driving with Bouygues Energies & Services! Following the installation of recharging terminals for electric vehicles in the Maine-et-Loire department of France, our subsidiary is now set to install around a thousand such terminals in the large newly-formed French region of Languedoc-Roussillon-Midi-Pyrénées. The four-year deal is one of the most lucrative signed in France. To […]

Biodiversity: a recognized commitment

Today we protect and promote biodiversity in most of our projects. As such, the Minister for Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy Ségolène Royal awarded Bouygues Construction a certificate for the recognition of commitment to the national biodiversity strategy during the COP21. Update on our sustainable strategy from Guillaume Carlier, environment manager and Marta Esquivias, environment […]

Reinventing cities with the WWF

Over 350 participants including experts, start-ups, partners and clients came to discuss different ways of “reinventing cities” at the symposium co-organised by Bouygues Construction and WWF on 23 November in Paris. Recap of the event that was awarded the COP21 label. In 2050 more than half of the world’s population will live in cities, which […]

All hands on deck for COP21

This year, France is hosting the COP21 climate conference and negotiations have begun among the 150 heads of state and government who are attending. Meanwhile, third sector businesses and stakeholders are also taking part in the debate for the fight against global warming. As part of the Bouygues Group’s commitment, Bouygues Construction invites you to […]

(Re)birth of an island

After twenty years of studies and works, the Mont-Saint-Michel has finally regained its former and authentic martime character. To celebrate this major achievement, a son et lumière spectacle was organized on 16 October by the Syndicat Mixte Baie du Mont-Saint-Michel. Here is a review of the works carried out by several Bouygues Construction entities at […]

Reducing our ecological footprint through renovation

Where better for a constructor to experiment with energy renovation innovations than at company headquarters? Challenger has become Bouygues Construction’s energy renovation laboratory and is the showcase of our expertise! Originally built in 1988, the headquarters underwent major renovation works in 2010 with one goal in sight – to become one of the first ever […]

Keeping things under wraps

The façade of 121 Avenue Malakoff in Paris is blanketed in white, but it’s got nothing to do with snow! In order to reduce noise coming from the renovation worksite that Bouygues Bâtiment Ile-de-France is currently leading on this office building, the teams came up with the idea of covering its entire surface with a […]

If you missed the World Efficiency Show…

One month and a half after the start of the COP21, Bouygues Construction presented its carbon-free uses and technologies during World Efficiency Show on 13-15 October. Read on for an in-depth look back at the event! “Take a big step forward for the planet”— that was the slogan of the World Efficiency Show, which focused on […]

Solution COP21: eco-neighbourhoods are on the rise!

An eco-neighbourhood is a neighbourhood that combines a social and functional mix, economic vibrancy and environmental awareness. Beyond the ecological aspect, it also aims to develop another way of living together. France, lagging behind its Northern European neighbours, is striving for a comprehensive approach with examples like Bouygues Construction’s LinkCity. Here’s a look at these […]

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