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.
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.
Stadiums hosting the 2016 UEFA Euro: CSTB supports design and renovation
For more than 20 years, the CSTB has worked alongside project designers, contractors and owners, developing specific expertise and engineering for stadiums to ensure these architectural structures fulfill their mission by offering spectators maximal comfort and safety.
8th International Conference on Snow Engineering
Snow science has many industrial and technical applications in construction, transport, energy production and other areas. To foster innovation in this field, the CSTB is organizing the 8th International Conference on Snow Engineering to be held in Nantes in June 2016. This event takes place every four years, bringing together about 100 experts from North America, Europe and Asia. Papers can be submitted until October 30, 2015.