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About Christophe Bilaine

Christophe Bilaine leads the Preconstruction and Purchasing department of Americaribe and BYME USA (Bouygues Construction Group) in charge of all projects for the U.S., Caribbean and Latin America. With over 20 years of experience in construction, his career has focused on developing innovative and collaborative design and estimating solutions for projects all over the globe. Throughout his career Christophe has been involved in selecting and coordinating architects, designers and consultants for Design and Build projects of varying budgets. His specialties include coordination of design at the conceptual and schematic stage, project budgeting from the conceptual to the design phase, value engineering coordination, and the coordination of joint venture partners.

Most recently Christophe was involved on the preconstruction and procurement phases of several megaprojects including the Brickell…


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About Christophe Bilaine

Christophe Bilaine leads the Preconstruction and Purchasing department of Americaribe and BYME USA (Bouygues Construction Group) in charge of all projects for the U.S., Caribbean and Latin America. With over 20 years of experience in construction, his career has focused on developing innovative and collaborative design and estimating solutions for projects all over the globe. Throughout his career Christophe has been involved in selecting and coordinating architects, designers and consultants for Design and Build projects of varying budgets. His specialties include coordination of design at the conceptual and schematic stage, project budgeting from the conceptual to the design phase, value engineering coordination, and the coordination of joint venture partners.

Most recently Christophe was involved on the preconstruction and procurement phases of several megaprojects including the Brickell City Centre, a mixed-use project in Downtown Miami with a budget of $1.05 billion, as well as the Accra Ridge Hospital in Ghana, a state-of-the-art healthcare facility in West Africa. Other projects include the National Insurance Board in Trinidad and the Exxon Mobil.

Currently based in Florida, he has worked with iconic designers and forged long-term relationships with an expansive network of regional consultants for a variety of projects. He attended Northwestern University, where he received a Master of Science degree in Geotechnical Engineering and Ecole Supérieure des Travaux Publics, where he received his civil engineering degree.

CTBUH Involvement

  • City Committee, Miami (2018 – Present)
  • Past Roles:
  • Regional Representative, Florida (2016 – 2018)
  • Annual Conference, Presenter (Middle East 2018)

Events/Initiatives Involving Christophe Bilaine

Record Numbers Convene at 2018 Leaders Meeting

Record Numbers Convene at 2018 Leaders Meeting

20 Oct 2018, Event Report – CTBUH Leaders convened on Day 1 of the 2018 Middle East Conference for updates on…

Regional Representatives Meet at 2018 Middle East Conference

Regional Representatives Meet at 2018 Middle East Conference

20 Oct 2018, Event Report – CTBUH Chapters, Regional Representatives, and Future Leaders Committees met during…

CTBUH 2017 Conference Delegates Attend Tall Timber Workshop

CTBUH 2017 Conference Delegates Attend Tall Timber Workshop

29 Oct 2017, Event Report – Delegates gathered in the offices of Arup in Sydney to participate in the Tall…

Events/Initiatives Involving Christophe Bilaine

Record Numbers Convene at 2018 Leaders Meeting
20 Oct 2018, Dubai – Event Report
CTBUH Leaders convened on Day 1 of the 2018 Middle East Conference for updates on the year's developments and to plan for 2019.
Regional Representatives Meet at 2018 Middle East Conference
20 Oct 2018, Dubai – Event Report
CTBUH Chapters, Regional Representatives, and Future Leaders Committees met during the Middle East Conference for a discussion on the Council's regional growth and global initiatives.
CTBUH 2017 Conference Delegates Attend Tall Timber Workshop
29 Oct 2017, Sydney – Event Report
Delegates gathered in the offices of Arup in Sydney to participate in the Tall Timber Workshop, which included 14 presenters speaking on topics relevant to the tall timber industry.
CTBUH Florida: Tall Building Damping Technologies
25 Apr 2017, Miami – Event Report
CTBUH Florida held a presentation on Tall Building Damping Technologies at the School of Architecture, University of Miami.
CTBUH Florida Chapter Event: Holiday Social
7 Dec 2016, Miami – Event Report
To kick off the holiday season, the CTBUH Florida Chapter hosted a Holiday Social at a local Miami venue. The meet and greet session included a photo contest and tall building trivia.
CTBUH Florida: Construction Tour of Brickell City Centre
30 Aug 2016, Miami – Tour Report
The CTBUH Florida Chapter hosted a construction tour of Brickell City Centre, a billion-dollar shopping and mixed-use project that spans five blocks in downtown Miami.
CTBUH Florida: Construction Tour of Panorama Tower
26 Jul 2016, Miami – Tour Report
The CTBUH Florida Chapter hosted its inaugural event, a construction tour of Panorama Tower, on July 26 in Miami.
Miami Grows Up
16-20 Feb 2015, Miami – Tour Report
Daniel Safarik, CTBUH China Office Director & Journal Editor, visited Miami to engage with firms, welcome new members, and gain a understanding of a fast growing tall building market.

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Christophe Bilaine Related Resources

Challenges of Building Brickell CityCenter : a True Mixed use Mega Project Downtown Miami

26 Oct 2015 – Global Interchanges: Resurgence of the Skyscraper City
Christophe Bilaine, Bouygues Bâtiment

Christophe Bilaine Related Papers/Research

Challenges of Building Brickell CityCenter : a True Mixed use Mega Project Downtown Miami
26 Oct 2015 – Global Interchanges: Resurgence of the Skyscraper City; Christophe Bilaine, Bouygues Bâtiment
The paper illustrates the true mixed-use sides of this mega project, and what it encompasses in terms of transportation, sustainability, logistics, and all innovation features included in the scope and in the management of the job.