Essential stop on any visit to Belgium, capital of the province of Liege and economic capital of Wallonia, Liege is nicknamed the “Ardent City”. The Meuse, which crosses from south to north, the wooded hills that surround it and its marked relief, plus an intense cultural and artistic life, give it an amazing charm. Its considerable architectural heritage conceals countless treasures to discover. Sometimes unsuspected to residents themselves. The next edition of RECIPROCITY take shape in unusual and charming places to offer original perspectives of the city. We will tell you in this post out these common places hosting various projects RECIPROCITY!
The MEETING POINT find its place in the RElab. It lies in the heart of the city, between the friendly Saint-Etienne and Place Saint-Denis. It brings together passionate about new technologies and machine tools controlled by computer, to design and implement creative objects and concerned about the future of the planet (the recycled materials are the basis of the workshop). First FabLab in Wallonia, it is surrounded by a multidisciplinary team.
Place Saint-Etienne / Saint-Denis
THE TASTE OF CHANGE
Espace Saint-Antoine – Musée de la Vie wallonne
Former convent of the Friars Minor, renovated in 2008, the Museum of Walloon Life offers an original and comprehensive view of Wallonia in the 19th century to today. The Franciscan Church St. Anthony, deconsecrated in year 70 and renamed “Espace Saint-Antoine”, is home to many prestigious cultural events.
Cour des Mineurs
La Cité Miroir
Inaugurated in January 2014, the City Mirror, after major renovation of a building partially classified as a monument to the Walloon Heritage in 2004, designed by modernist architect George Dedoyard from Liège, is a citizen space and a complete cultural complex. In the ancient Baths and Spa de la Sauvenière, activities such as exhibitions, theatre, documentary films and conferences are regularly scheduled.
Place Xavier Neujean, 22
Athénée Léonie de Waha
Former Higher Institute of ladies in the nineteenth century, listed as exceptional Walloon heritage in 1999, built from 1936 to 1938 from the plans by the architect Jean Moutschen, is a typical Modernist building: monumental, functional, integrated living spaces unusual for its time (laboratory, pool, boarding hall, music room), and a score of works by contemporary artists from Liege.
Boulevard d’Avroy, 96
ESA Saint-Luc Liège
Located in a former barracks, like all the St. Luke Institute, that of Liege was founded by the Congregation of Christian Brothers at the Fonck barracks. Their goal was to train experienced artists and artisans who cultivate the art inspired by medieval monuments. Today Saint-Luc is a reference in the visual arts, photography, graphic design, architecture.
Boulevard de la Constitution, 41