The CSTB Info Day for VSEs, SMEs and construction professionals
The CSTB organizes an information day about its innovation support services to help companies prepare for increasingly open markets. The Info Day brings together construction professionals with partners of the Réseau National d’Accompagnement (National Support Network) and CSTB experts.
2nd International Conference on the fire safety of facades
Innovative construction systems, an increasing use of combustible materials on facades, more proximity between buildings and stricter energy requirements: the transformation of facades due to these changes raises challenges for fire safety experts.
Activity report 2015: challenges and advances of the CSTB
Anticipating the challenges of the future brought by the digital and energy transition, guiding innovative companies with their projects and supporting the improvement of quality in construction: the CSTB is continuing to pursue its policy of openness and modernization to durably improve the living environment of all.
Winners of the BIM 2016 Contest: focusing on architectural quality and the BIM process
The winning architectural designs of the BIM 2016 contest, organized by Polantis, were commended by the judges at the award ceremony on April 7. The winning projects include openings onto the city of Bobigny and the banks of the Ourcq Canal, a play with volumes and the use of environmental innovations.
A unique acoustic experience: “Les Malices de Carmen” at the Quinconces Theater in Le Mans
Come discover *Les Malices de Carmen*: an unusual musical performance on Wednesday April 13 at the Quinconces Theater in Le Mans. You will travel through multiple soundscapes, the numerous intricacies of which are revealed by Carmen®, the acoustic system designed by the CSTB.
The CSTB supporting the “Big BIM Competition 2016”
Provide guidance to architects and architecture students in using the building information modeling (BIM) approach when taking on construction and development projects: that’s the objective of the BIM Competition 2016. Initiated by Polantis architects with the city of Bobigny, the competition is sponsored by the CSTB. It differs from traditional architecture competitions in that it uses the IFC (Industry Foundation Classes) open format for digital modeling and an information database, which guarantees good application of the BIM method.
The CSTB at the International Museum, Cultural Site and Tourism exhibition (SITEM)
From January 12 to 14, 2016, CSTB is exhibiting at SITEM, the International Museum, Cultural Site and Tourism exhibition. CSTB experts share know-how and innovations for improving conservation and promotion of historic buildings and the works of art they contain.