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 where land is scarce.
Research partnership between the SID and the CSTB: initial feedback, lessons learned and perspectives for BIM experimentation
On July 4, 2018, the French Ministry of the Armed Forces, represented by the Defense Infrastructure Service (SID), and the CSTB presented the first advances of their collaborative work on BIM experimentation as part of a research partnership signed in 2016.
Air quality and comfort in schools in France: first results of the national campaign
At a public workshop held in Paris on June 25th, the Indoor Air Quality Observatory (OQAI) presented the first results of a national campaign conducted between 2013 and 2017 in 301 nursery and elementary schools in mainland France.
5 Chinese cities designated Sino-French Pilot Eco-cities and engaged in HQE™ development certification with the support of the CSTB Group
At the 14th edition of the International Conference on Green and Energy-Efficient Building in Zhuhai, China, on April 2 and 3, 2018, the Sino-French Pilot Eco-City Prize was awarded to five cities across the country, in the presence of Qiu Baoxing, president of the Chinese Society for Urban Studies (CSUS) and former vice minister of construction, Étienne Crépon, CEO of the CSTB, and Patrick Nossent, President of Cerway.
The challenges of BIM and the role of the CSTB in the digital transformation of the construction industry
While many say that BIM stands for “building information modeling”, the CSTB has chosen to use the wider meaning of “building information management” to reflect a new way of generating information using next-generation technologies.