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1.1 Key-people identified:

  • Architect Alexis Versele, Institution Sint Lieven
  • Researcher André Stevens, researcher in earthen architecture
  • Dr. Anne-Françoise Canella, IPW - Centre des métiers du Patrimoine "La Paix-Dieu"
  • Benoi Remi – Association Terre Academie
  • Engineer Dirk Uten, The European Centre for Restoration Techniques
  • Entrepeuner Emmanuel Nonet
  • Builder Eric Pauporte (works with straw-clay / terre-paille)
  • Architect Gerard Bavay, member of ICOMOS-ISCEAH
  • Builder Gerrit Vandendries (works with wattle and daub)
  • Researcher Gery Despret, interested in 'earthen architecture innovation'
  • Historian Ingrid Boxus, IPW - Centre des métiers du Patrimoine "La Paix-Dieu"
  • Architect Isabelle Prignot, contemporary architecture and wattle and daub renovation
  • Builder Jan Verstreken (works with wattle and daub)
  • Builder Memibo Buba (works with straw-clay / terre-paille)
  • Belgium-German researcher, Michael Thönnes – DRUWID association
  • Architect Nadine Babylas, IPW - Centre des métiers du Patrimoine "La Paix-Dieu"
  • Artisant Olivier Baele, renovation with straw-clay / terre-paille
  • Auteur Patrick Hoffsummer (livre nº15: 'Les Pans-de-Bois')
  • Builder Peter Willem, Enterprise Bouwen met aarde cvba
  • Architect/Engineer Philippe Theunissen, builds with wattle and daub restoration and new construction
  • Architect Puck Claes (works with wattle and daub restoration and new construction)
  • Builder Roger Bomps (works with wattle and daub)
  • Artisans Samuel Baudun and Michael Baudun, brothers that work with earthen techniques in the south of Belgium (local eco-construction) (Maisoncelles).
  • Architect Sophie Bronchart, DPEA-Terre CRATerre-ENSAG
  • Architect Stefan Ardouin, contemporary architecture (straw-clay / terre-paille)

 

1.2 Key-institutions identified:

  • University: University Sint Lieven (Inventory done on earthen vernacular architecture in Belgium + research in new materials) (contact: Alexis Versele)
  • ONG: Domus Mundi: Sustainable Building for Poor People (they help people to find ways to renovate) (contact: Alexis Versele)
  • Training Institution: European Centre for Restoration Techniques (contact: Dirk Uten)
  • Training Institution: IPW - Centre des métiers du Patrimoine "La Paix-Dieu" (contact: Anne-Françoise Canella)
  • Association: VIBE - Flemish Institute for Bio-Ecological Building and Living
  • Association: Association Terre Academie – Training Centre concerning eco-construction (contact: Benoi Remi) (Financed Project: 'Eco-construction & Citoyens' - InterReg.IV, European Union Financed Project).
  • Association: DRUWID - Belgium-German association (contact: Michael Thönnes)
  • Association: Casa Calida vzw - Strawbale and straw-clay (terre-paille) association
  • Association: Association Pays des Colines (straw-clay / terre-paille)
  • Heritage Institution: Institut du Patrimoine Wallon (contact: ?)
  • Construction Institute: Belgian Building Research Institut (contact: ?)

 

1.3 Key-people contacted:

  • Architect Alexis Versele, University Sint Lieven
  • Dr. Anne-Françoise Canella, IPW - Centre des métiers du Patrimoine "La Paix-Dieu"
  • Benoi Remi – Association Terre Academie
  • Engineer Dirk Uten, The European Centre for Restoration Techniques
  • Historian Ingrid Boxus, IPW - Centre des métiers du Patrimoine "La Paix-Dieu"
  • Architect Nadine Babylas, IPW - Centre des métiers du Patrimoine "La Paix-Dieu"
  • Builder Peter Willem, Bouwen met aarde cvba
  • Architect Sophie Bronchart

 

1.4 Sites identified:

  • Works by Builder Peter Willem
  • "Heverlee" Park – Shelter in the forest
  • 2 Training centres (Wallonie and Flamish region)
  • Architectural work by Isabelle Prignot
  • Terre Academie – Benoi Remi – Maisoncelle, Belgium
  • House of Benoi Remi
  • Open Air Museum Bokrijk
  • Eco-community Louvain-La-Neuve. Organic architecture at the university.

 

1.5 Sites visited:

  • 3 projects by Builder Peter Willem
  • "Heverlee" Park – Shelter in the forest
  • 2 training centres (Wallonie and Flamish region)
  • 2 modern projects by Isabelle Prignot
  • Terre Academie – Benoi Remi – Maisoncelle, Belgium
  • House of Benoi Remi
  • Open Air Museum Bokrijk

 

1.6 Contributors to the cartography:

  • Builder Peter Willem
  • Architect Sophie Bronchart
  • Engineer Dirk Uten, The European Centre for Restoration Techniques
  • Architect Alexis Versele, Institution Sint Lieven
  • Dr. Anne-Françoise Canella, IPW - Centre des métiers du Patrimoine "La Paix-Dieu"
  • Architect Nadine Babylas, IPW - Centre des métiers du Patrimoine "La Paix-Dieu"
  • Historian Ingrid Boxus, IPW - Centre des métiers du Patrimoine "La Paix-Dieu"

 

 

1.7 Notes:

 
 
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