Windows connected, how does it work ?

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Automatic ventilation, control closing windows, or presence simulation in the case of departure on vacation, the technology prompt in windows. Invisible to the naked eye, home automation allows you to ensure the safety and comfort of the consumers. Overview of the innovations.
“In 2015, the market of the connected home has generated 46,97 billions of dollars of turnover around the world and is expected to reach $ 121 billion by 2022. The penetration rate in the world in the homes should, Continue reading

A street artist gives life to the meters and pipes in new york

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The walls of the Big Apple have seen the birth of the street art on the subway trains. Tom Bob NYC prefers, for his part, having fun with the water meters, and gas, gutters or vents that dot the urban facades. An inexhaustible source of inspiration for him, and fun for its many fans.
And if things were not what they seemed ? If the water meters were, in fact, families of monkeys acrobats ? If the bollards mooring proved to be octopus colorful ? If the protection grills of windows were bird Continue reading

A huge glass roof in the heart of island illuminates an office building haussmann

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RENOVATION. Opposite the opera Garnier in the 2nd arrondissement of Paris, the building “34 Opera” is distinguished from the work of complete renovation completed in October 2016. The bias of the agency Axel Schoenert architects has been adhere to “codes of the past” of a haussmann building, in particular through the realization of a huge glass roof in the heart of the island. Visit.
The project “Opera 34” restructured at the request of Covéa real Estate and rented today at Octo Continue reading

Building : order books well filled in August

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CONDITIONS. According to the figures of the Insee, published on 24th August, the business climate is slightly less favorable in August compared to the previous month. However, the order books remain well filled and ensures 7.4 months of work.
After months of growth, the economic climate in the construction industry is experiencing a month of August “a little less favorable, “notes the Insee in its monthly economic survey published this August 24. Business leaders are in effect “less Continue reading

Card CONSTRUCTION : where are we deploying ?

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STATE OF THE PREMISES. The deployment of the map CONSTRUCTION has started from 22nd march 2017 and lasts until 30 September next to the last box. About 2 million cards that could be ordered, how many really are ?
The identification card of the BTP has begun its gradual deployment since 22 march 2017, starting with zone 1 (the regions of Aquitaine and Occitania), which was completed on 30 September in the area 5 (Region of Île-de-France and the overseas departments : Guadeloupe, Martinique, Continue reading

Dry stone, theory and practice a traditional system of construction

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READ. Louis Cagin, already author of the manual “Building dry-stone” today brings together specialists from several disciplines in order to edit a reference book on this way of building a millennium but whose interest is in revival.
Murailleur and is a specialist in dry stone, Louis Cagin built up or restore the landscaping in the middle of the materials present on site. His first book, “Building dry stone”, which presented itself in the form of a manual as a pedagogical technique in detail Continue reading

The materials of the future will be based on… flowers elastic

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SCIENCE. Researchers French and singaporeans are working on the development of materials based in the surprising properties : instead of fine-tune when pulled, they increase, on the contrary, their volume. This character would be particularly interesting in structural applications, in order to combine lightness and resistance to shocks. Details.
Exit structures, honeycomb, place the materials based inspired of flowers. But flowers elastic. Researchers from the CNRS and Cnam have developed, in Continue reading

Work : a new contract from litigation ? What do you think ?

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WORD OF READERS. Should you create a new contract to fight the disputes work ? The question you arrested and you have been many to respond. For or against, here is your point of view.
At the conclusion of its investigation into the disputes in the field of work, the CLCV has issued a series of proposals including one that would create a new type of contract to protect consumers further (read our article). A measure which Patrick Liébus, president of Capeb, is opposed, fearing that this will Continue reading