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City: More sustainable and smarter

Growing urban populations and climate change means that we must devise smart city models that respect the environment. We have to think about the cities of the future now and planning this must involve a targeted approach. “Sustainable cities” must meet environmental and social requirements. Governmental and European policies are now putting forward several ways of addressing these issues. Bouygues Construction is already committed to using a number of these methods. This involves designing cities per district for example or by preserving urban biodiversity. As a result, eco-neighbourhoods and eco-cities are part of the new urban landscape.

The Smart City concept revolves around the main principles in respecting the environments and how city actors work together in a network. The Smart Grid is an example of a tool used in a Smart City. This term signifies a smart electrical grid, using the latest IT technology to optimise electrical production, distribution and consumption.
Bouygues Construction is already working on providing new electrical mobility services and on optimising vehicle charging.

Experience Grand Paris

The choice of location in Saint-Ouen's Docks district is no accident: the Fabrique du métro is located at the heart of an area which plays an emblematic role in the current Grand Paris development.

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!

Matching Up: three years of open innovation!

Matching Up has reached the three-year stage and more than ever the Bouygues Construction's open innovation programme aims to generate new ideas within the company, putting Group employees and start-ups in touch in order to design and create new projects together.

Bouygues Construction – A partner of the 2018 Maddy Keynote

Bouygues Construction answered the call from Maddyness and became a partner of the Maddy Keynote, its innovation summit, which will take place on 1 February at the Centquatre centre in Paris. Riding on the wave of past successful events, this third edition will explore the topic of the City of the Future through the prism of four complementary themes: mobility, housing, well-being and the Agora. This is an opportunity for the Group to reaffirm its commitment to shared innovation at the service of all.

Bouygues Construction set to make waves at VivaTech

The 2nd edition of VivaTech, one of Europe’s biggest innovation events where 50,000 are expected, will take place from 15 to 17 June. Roland Le Roux, Director of Open Innovation, gives us a sneak peak at the technologies Bouygues Construction will be presenting, as well as the start-ups in attendance.

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: 

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