2004 - 2012

Renovation - Restauration / Public / Realisation

Solvay library

To restore a work of art is to try to understand the prevailing spirit at the time of its creation. We took real pleasure conversing with the architects whose mentality was developed in another century.

The work of architects Bosmans and Van de Velde, the Institute of Sociology was completed in 1902. The balance of volumes, the beauty of materials and the forms influenced by Art Nouveau helped make this «nondenominational Church» a haven of peace and intellectual reflection.


  • 06-2012
    Europa Nostra 2012
    Laureate 2012 EU Prize For Cultural Heritage - Europa Nostra Awards
  • 01-2012
    Nomination to the fourth edition of "Règles d'Or de l'Urbanisme
  • 01-1995
    Nomination to "International Carlsberg Architectural Prize" in Copenhagen, Denmark in 1995
  • 01-1995
    Special Mention at "European and Belgian Awards 1995"
  • 01-1995
    Honorific Diploma in the competition "Master Foods des Demeures Historiques"
  • 02-2014
    L'avenue Franklin Roosevelt, ambassadrice de charme
    La Libre, 18 février 2014PDF
  • 02-2013
    Bibliothèque Solvay, une résurrection
    L'Eventail, février 2013PDF
  • 08-2012
    Des ruines aux lauriers
  • 05-1995
    Bruxelles dans la cour des grands au Danemark
    Le SoirPDF
  • 09-2014
    Lecture at the Solvay library