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06/12/2019
Innovation

Illustrating excellence in architecture on the African continent, three students from Ivory Coast took second prize at Saint-Gobain’s 15th Multi Comfort Students Contest, held in Milan, Italy. More than 2,200 students from 199 universities in 34 countries entered the contest. The 60 competing teams presented their projects to an international panel of representatives from the Municipality of Milan, architects and industry experts. 

03/22/2019
Innovation

Saint-Gobain Ecophon provides new solution for swimming pools that not only improves the acoustics, but are water, corrosion and chloride-resistant. These Ecophon products improve safety, increase visitor wellbeing and satisfaction, increase staff wellbeing, and improve communication between a coach and students during swimming sessions.

02/26/2019
Innovation

Kenya is welcoming one of its first LEED* gold certified buildings, One Africa, in Nairobi for which Saint-Gobain glass supplied high performance glass.

10/09/2018
Innovation

Saint-Gobain places open innovation at the heart of its strategy.  That is why this year the Group is endorsing AFRICARENA by issuing two challenges. 

10/02/2018
Commitment
Habitat
Innovation
Sustainable

The 11th annual Green Building Convention is opening its doors today with the ambition to start the race towards ZERO: ZERO carbon emissions, building with ZERO water, ZERO waste and ZERO ecological impact. A tour de force that Saint-Gobain strongly supports! Check our interview with Jolene Blundell, Head of Sustainability at Saint-Gobain. 

08/24/2018
Innovation

Saint-Gobain Gyproc announces the launch of the new RhinoLite® Plaster campaign. It will be aired in South Africa on various DStv channels and Soweto TV from August until December 2018.

08/23/2018
Innovation

Innovation is part of Saint-Gobain's DNA and that is why, this year, we are taking part by issuing 2 challenges. Discover our challenges!

06/13/2018
Achievement
Innovation
Press

Kennedy Sithole, projects and export manager for Saint-Gobain PAM, Southern Africa region, takes you through a recently completed project in the Northern Cape province.

03/08/2018
Habitat
Innovation
Press
Sustainable

The Reno Race is a South African reality show where neighbours compete in a renovation race to complete the ultimate living space in only 48 hours.

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Cities and buildings of Tomorrow

How Artificial Intelligence Will Shape Design by 2050

How Artificial In...
From Saint-Gobain - Tue, 12/05/2020 - 17:58
By 2050, the effects of AI adoption will be widely felt across all aspects of our daily lives.

This is what the future’s sustainable cities could look like by 2050

This is what the ...
From Saint-Gobain - Wed, 12/02/2020 - 14:50

By #2050 the world’s population is expected to reach 9.8 billion. Nearly 70 percent of this booming population—6.7 billion people— is projected to live in urban areas. National Geographic asked experts at the architectural and urban planning firm Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM) how they would design a city of the future, educated by lessons of the past and anticipating challenges of the #future. 

5 Futuristic Smart Cities to Keep An Eye on Through the 2020s

5 Futuristic Smar...
From Saint-Gobain - Mon, 27/01/2020 - 09:24
Whether it's embedded sensors or autonomous robots, cities are going to get a whole lot smarter in the 2020s. But some super ambitious developments are leading the way by building whole new city developments built around the latest tech. Here are 5 such projects to keep an eye on.

Towards the smart cities of 2025

Towards the smart...
From Saint-Gobain - Tue, 14/01/2020 - 17:50
From tech trends to behavioural shifts and new ways to make smart cities economically sustainable, Matthew James Bailey explores what the next five years could look like.
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Innovations - Construction & Industrial applications

Brevets : la France reste le deuxième pays le plus innovant d'Europe

Brevets : la Fra...
From Saint-Gobain - Fri, 13/03/2020 - 10:49

"La France, 2ème pays le plus innovant d’Europe". Nous sommes fiers d'y contribuer par le dépôt de nos brevets !

Saint-Gobain : l'innovation d'abord

Saint-Gobain : l'...
From Saint-Gobain - Fri, 13/03/2020 - 10:47

Pour la neuvième fois consécutive, Saint-Gobain figure au palmarès des 100 entreprises et institutions les plus innovantes au monde d'après le classement
"Derwent Top 100 Global Innovators" qui vient d'être publié par l'agence Clarivate Analytics.

Anthropocène : une résidence d’artiste au sein de Saint-Gobain Weber, entre rencontres co-créatives et développement durable

Anthropocène : u...
From Saint-Gobain - Mon, 10/02/2020 - 14:01

L’entreprise Saint-Gobain Weber, dans une démarche d’innovation esthétique, a accueilli un artiste plasticien durant plusieurs mois au sein de son site de Servas, dans l’Ain. Weber, leader mondial des solutions pour la construction et la rénovation des bâtiments, produit de nombreux matériaux : enduits, colles, mortiers avec une implication forte en faveur du développement durable. Jérémy Gobé a ainsi été choisi afin de créer une dynamique nouvelle et originale tournée vers la rencontre inattendue de deux mondes : l’industrie et l’art. Retour sur un projet autour du dialogue entre matières, techniques, valeurs, et savoir-faire.

French multinational, Saint-Gobain the world leading manufacturer and distributor of building materials invests in UK robotics company Q-Bot, as part of a £3.6m Series A investment.

French multinatio...
From Saint-Gobain - Fri, 24/01/2020 - 17:13
Saint-Gobain is pleased to announce their investment in Q-Bot, the UK’s leader in robotics for the construction industry. Saint-Gobain is a €42-billion-turnover French multinational that develops, manufactures and distributes materials and building solutions for construction, transportation, infrastructure and industrial applications
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Sustainable Habitat

Tour Saint-Gobain / Valode & Pistre

Tour Saint-Gobain...
From Saint-Gobain - Wed, 10/06/2020 - 12:10

The Saint-Gobain Tower building of about 49,000 sqm on 44 floors and 165 meters high aims to achieve exemplary environmental quality with a strong emphasis on urban integration, energy performance, and user comfort. Architects: Valode & Pistre

Comment Saint-Gobain est devenu le Google français de la transition énergétique

Comment Saint-Gob...
From Saint-Gobain - Wed, 28/08/2019 - 10:49

Cet été sur Atlantico, Jean-Marc Sylvestre retrace la saga des grandes marques françaises. De leur naissance à leurs mutations forcées, ce sont des histoires d’hommes et de femmes, de rencontres, de trahisons mais surtout de succès. Aujourd’hui, Saint-Gobain, l’entreprise française la plus ancienne devenue le premier acteur de la transition écologique.

Truly sustainable cities are all about balance

Truly sustainable...
From Saint-Gobain - Wed, 28/08/2019 - 10:36
Surprisingly, the most sustainable cities of today are not the young and futuristic projects, but those with centuries of history.

Le confort du logement rime avec bien-être.

Le confort du log...
From Saint-Gobain - Wed, 21/03/2018 - 16:20

Le confort du logement est indissociable du bien-être résume une enquête menée pour Saint-Gobain par un organisme spécialisé (OpinionWay).
Pour 90 % des Français, le bien-être rime avec confort de logement :
Pour une large majorité, leur habitat est confortable car il est équipé d’une bonne isolation thermique.

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Saint-Gobain Brands life

Saint-Gobain devient un acteur majeur sur le marché de la plaque de plâtre

Saint-Gobain devi...
From Saint-Gobain - Thu, 30/01/2020 - 15:37
Saint-Gobain a obtenu l'accord des actionnaires de Continental Building Products et des autorités de la concurrence américaine pour finaliser l'acquisition du fabricant de plaques de plâtre.

Avec son site grand public, Saint-Gobain vise le rôle de tiers de confiance dans la rénovation - Industrie/Négoce

Avec son site gra...
From Saint-Gobain - Mon, 26/03/2018 - 11:40

Imaginé par les équipes des branches matériaux et distribution, le site Saint-Gobain.fr, ouvert le 24 mars, apporte réponses et solutions aux particuliers souhaitant rénover leur habitat.

Saint-Gobain cible le grand public pour mieux vendre aux artisans

Saint-Gobain cibl...
From Saint-Gobain - Mon, 26/03/2018 - 11:38
L'entreprise lance un site Internet de conseils aux particuliers envisageant des travaux. Objectif : en faire des prescripteurs.

Saint-Gobain lance une chaîne de magasins, « Envie de salle de bain »

Saint-Gobain lanc...
From Saint-Gobain - Fri, 27/10/2017 - 11:35
Saint-Gobain accroît son exposition au grand public. Sa branche Distribution France vient d’ouvrir so
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