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Une nouvelle tour pour Saint-Gobain dans le quartier de la Défense à Paris

From - Thu, 20/04/2017 - 09:20

L’immeuble de 165 mètres de haut à la Défense abritera le nouveau siège social du groupe. Il est présenté comme la vitrine du savoir faire du groupe.

Smart buildings are key to productivty, says Jade Lewis, Advocacy Director at Saint-Gobain

From - Wed, 19/04/2017 - 09:36
How smart methods of construction can boost productivity, reduce environmental impact, and benefit occupant wellbeing

Saint-Gobain, une tour cristalline au cœur de La Défense - Chantiers

From - Wed, 19/04/2017 - 09:15

La pose de la première pierre de la Tour Saint-Gobain, le 19 avril, inscrit une nouvelle page dans l’histoire de La Défense. L’agence Valode & Pistre a imaginé un immeuble translucide, culminant à 165 m, semblant se jouer des lois de l’apesanteur. A sa livraison, mi-2019, il accueillera le siège social de Saint-Gobain.

Sheerfill®, The Name Behind the Landmarks

From - Tue, 18/04/2017 - 10:19

SHEERFILL® Architectural Membranes from Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics have enabled the imagination and creation of the most stunning and energy-efficient sport facilities, transportation terminals and landmark buildings for more than forty years!

L'apport des surfaces vitrées en matière de confort des habitants

From - Fri, 07/04/2017 - 14:26
Le rôle de la lumière et des surfaces vitrées est bien pris en compte dans la réglementation française (RT 2012) et des projets de directive et de norme européennes qui pourraient le conforter.

Workplace Spotlight: Saint-Gobain’s Living Laboratory

From - Fri, 07/04/2017 - 10:39
When one of the world’s leading building-product manufacturers sets out to build a state-of-the-art headquarters, it needn’t look further than its own portfolio of high-performance materials. And that’s just what Saint-Gobain did two years ago for its new North American headquarters in Malvern, Pennsylvania. But, convenience aside, the company’s use of its own products to build the new home was also an opportunity to put the products to the test.

5 Surprising Ways Buildings Can Improve Our Health

From - Wed, 22/03/2017 - 07:29
The latest trends in green design go far beyond energy and water efficiency to improve our daily lives.

The Rise of Green Cities

From - Thu, 16/03/2017 - 18:57
Green cities are on the rise. Find out why investing in sustainable property design is becoming so popular, and where these vertical forests are growing.

Edinburgh school benefits from Saint-Gobain solutions

From - Thu, 09/02/2017 - 08:39

With 22 brands operating overall in Scotland, seven of the businesses worked in close collaboration to support the school build; British Gypsum, Celotex, Frazer, International Timber, Ecophon, Jewson and Isover supplied a range of innovative products, from wall to floor solutions.

The solutions specified will provide key benefits, such as thermal efficiency and sound insulation to create a comfortable teaching environment for students, teachers and visitors.

Pas de bâtiments 2020 sans amélioration du confort, en premier lieu, thermique

From - Tue, 24/01/2017 - 10:40
Nous avons vu que la demande devait être prise en compte, respectée car nous devons nous appuyer sur elle pour que la génération 2020 des bâtiments soit attendue avec « gourmandise ».

Living Architecture Cools Cities and Spreads Seeds

From - Tue, 29/11/2016 - 17:19
Green building designs incorporate trees and plants into urban rooftops and even skyscraper walls.

Quiet, sunny and views of the outdoors – is this America's most productive office?

From - Thu, 27/10/2016 - 07:59
Employees at Saint-Gobain’s North American headquarters say they feel healthier and more energetic in a new open-plan office focused on green design
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