Research & expertise
“Modernization of the Jules Verne wind tunnel in 7 months”
It is the only wind tunnel in the world that can test building components, civil engineering works, cars, trains, wind turbines, industrial machines and equipment under the most extreme weather conditions.
Building higher on the shores of the Mediterranean: requirements for stability and comfort
The weather conditions on the Mediterranean coast, characterized by winds from the sea and land, must be considered during construction. The CSTB assisted in designing the 100-meter high towers for housing units, offices and services on a coveted shoreline...
The new Paris Courthouse wins two awards
The Paris Courthouse, opening in spring 2018, was awarded the Grand prix national de l'Ingénierie 2017 and the Équerre d’argent 2017 Prize.
The CSTB's expertise supporting the Montpellier Sud-de-France train station
Comprising a roof made of ultra-high performance fiber-reinforced concrete (UHPFRC), with an openwork pattern of 10,000 glazed openings, the new train station in Montpellier is a technical and architectural innovation designed by Marc Mimram.
QB ramps up in 2016
After its launch in November 2015 and a promotional event at Batimat, the CSTB's new certification mark is ramping up in 2016 with an intense communication campaign, supported by a new slogan: “QB: One mark, a thousand qualities”. Discover it right away...
NF-certified windows exclusively on BFM TV and online, starting on March 7
The CSTB, the FCBA (French Technology Institute for Forestry, Cellulose, Wood Construction and Furniture) and the UFME (French Association of Exterior Door and Window Frame Manufacturers), are launching their communication campaign on NF-certified windows.
Dissemination of knowledge
The CSTB Wins Prize in French Construction Awards (Trophées de la Construction) 2018
Online service of the CSTB: SED Express won a prize in the French Construction Awards 2018, organized on September 12, 2018 by Batiactu in partnership with the SMA Group.
EveBIM-TRNSYS: importing data from the digital model to the TRNSYS software program
Discover the new tool developed by the CSTB: eveBIM-TRNSYS, the module for importing data from digital models to the TRNSYS software program.