The new visitor centre and walk-through exhibition at the Villers-la-Ville Cistercian abbey received an award from the Union Wallonne des Architectes at the “Grand Prix de l’Architecture 2017”. The visitor centre and the new exhibition were jointly created by Andréa TENUTA and BINARIO Architectes, with European Structural Funds and funding from the Heritage Department.
On 1 January 2018, the Wallonia Heritage Institute and the Heritage Department merged to form the Wallonia Heritage Agency.
The Heritage Skills Centre, which is housed in the ancient Paix-Dieu abbey in the province of Liège, is to renew its sponsorship agreement with the slate company Samaca. The company will continue to supply slate for advanced heritage skills courses.
The old Omalius farm in Anthisnes will be completely restored in March 2018. Left in ruins for a number of years, the old listed farm has been saved by the Wallonia Heritage Institute. Anthisnes City Council has installed its city hall there and the Thomas et Piron Company has created standing housing in the farm’s […]