Zoom on light construction

Lightweight construction is based on buildings whose structure is a skeleton made of timber, metal or concrete to which are attached non-load-bearing facade and partition systems.

La construction légère

This type of construction reduces the environmental footprint of buildings and optimizes the consumption of resources while ensuring high performance and productivity.

Light construction
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Focus on Saint-Gobain solutions for lightweight construction

Discover in these infographics several use cases in which Saint-Gobain solutions for light construction have been implemented. They can be deployed all over the world, according to each need.

Logement individuel

Single-family housing

Logement collectif

Multi-family housing



Immeuble de bureaux

Office block

Tour Saint-Gobain

Saint-Gobain Tower