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Exterior design: 5 good reasons to choose deactivated concrete

1- This material adapts to all your desires Deactivated concrete looks like conventional concrete, with one difference: it contains large gravels called granules and pebbles of different colors. In the end, it constitutes a granular coating whose gravels are left visible on a terrace or in garde ...

22
June
2022

Kit, shell or wooden pools: which cheap pool to choose?

le thanks to low cost pool models. To lower prices, specialized companies now offer kit pools, wooden models and resin shells 4 times cheaper than concrete. Why choose a kit pool? The first solution to have a cheap pool is to choose a kit model. To ensure yourself the construction indeed allo ...

03
Aug
2022

Christ the Redeemer: the symbol of Rio de Janeiro

its kind: it is 38 meters high with a span of 28 meters and weighs 1,145 tons. Each of its hands measures 3.20 m! Its structure is made of metal and concrete and its coating of soapstone. A Pharaonic Project The statue of Christ the Redeemer was erected to celebrate the bicentenary of Brazil's in ...

20
Dec
2011

Côte d'Azur: the city of Nice becomes a UNESCO World Heritage Site

does give it obligations in terms of town planning and respect for a set of specifications in order to maintain this heritage in good condition. In concrete terms, this means that within the listed area, demolition and building permits will have to obtain the assent of the architect of the build ...

28
July
2021

My connected schoolbag: an initiative for hospitalized children

ag allows sick children to continue their schooling, from their hospital bed or their home, from the first grade to the last. How does it work? In concrete terms, this connected schoolbag is a small suitcase equipped with a webcam and a tablet. This equipment allows hospitalized children to f ...

02
Sep
2021

Garden: 5 things you need to know about farmers' seeds

or their recognition, peasant seeds are now recognized by law. They can therefore be sold and bought legally, which was not the case before. In concrete terms, if you have a garden, you can now buy these seeds legally, which is a victory for food independence and for the safeguarding of biodiv ...

22
Sep
2021

Wellness at work: 4 good reasons to put green plants in the office

e ambient noise and improve the acoustics of work spaces. They will be particularly useful if your premises have a lot of hard surfaces, such as a concrete or stone floor. In this context, the addition of plants will help to remedy the resonance and the resulting noise nuisance. 3- Plants boo ...

27
Sep
2021

Bordeaux: a doubly rewarded tourist destination

ould know that it's the leading program for benchmarking destinations on their sustainable strategy. This index uses over 70 specific criteria and concrete evidence to assess destinations' sustainable strategy and implementation. In the 2021 ranking just unveiled, the city of Bordeaux achieved ...

03
Nov
2021

Naoshima: an island museum in Japan

ou pay between €225 and €600 per night. Even if you don't stay there, this house is a must-see on the island because of its architecture combining concrete with large volumes and the works it houses. The collection of this museum is very eclectic, with works by Alberto Giacometti, Richard Lon ...

10
Jan
2022

On March 21, wear mismatched socks!

own Syndrome Day 2022 is 'What does inclusion mean?' What is the objective of this challenge? The mismatched socks challenge reminds us in a very concrete and symbolic way that we are all different from each other. The associations participating in this challenge are working for a more inclus ...

21
Mar
2022

Mon Psy: a new psychological support system

What does this new device consist of? The My Psy device was announced by the government in September 2021. It will be launched beginning in April 2022 for all patients over the age of 3 with mild to moderate psychiatric disorders. This scheme allows eligible patients to benefit from the reimb ...

28
Mar
2022

Aqua Mater: an exhibition by Sebastião Salgado at La Défense

spired by the 'malocas', the large communal houses of the indigenous Amazonian tribes. Copyright: Contemplation Fund In this neighborhood of all concrete, glass and steel, this pavilion stands out for these natural materials. It was indeed built in 'guadua', a giant bamboo coming from the ...

19
Apr
2022

Understanding the RGPD in 7 questions

t provides a legal framework for processing and securing personal data throughout the European Union. Whether that data is in digital form or not. In concrete terms, what is the purpose of the RGPD? The RGPD serves concretely to make companies more responsible for the collection, use and processing ...

10
May
2022

Technical inspection of two-wheelers: understand this measure in 5 questions

elers is officially scheduled to go into effect on October 1, 2022, this deadline will likely not be met. Indeed, the State has not yet defined the concrete modalities of this technical control and the networks of approved centers are not ready to receive the first vehicles. Several questions ...

09
June
2022

Company: the 6 qualities of the introverted manager

stens more and solicits more ideas and feedback from his or her team, the introverted manager is more likely to transform the group's best ideas into concrete actions. This more modest and participatory method of management is becoming increasingly popular in companies. The fourth of the 6 qua ...

28
June
2022