Arlette Baumans is an architect, urban planner and co-founder of Baumans-Deffet Architecture Urbanisme.
Arlette Baumans is an architect, urban planner and co-founder of Baumans-Deffet Architecture Urbanisme, established in 1999. She has been involved in a number of major architectural projects in Wallonia, including the urban renewal of the Léopold district in Liège, the construction of 54 homes and a public space in Verviers, the restructuring of the former “Interlac” industrial site in Dison, the construction of the Adeps centre in Neufchâteau and the master plan and renovation of the modernist buildings on the Val-Benoit site in Liège.
A heritage in question
Despite being extremely short on the geological timescale (+/-150 years), the Fossil Crescent’s industrial history — the likely cause of our civilization entering the Anthropocene — left deep and lasting traces on all regions involved. For the first time in human history, the massive mining of riches buried deep beneath the ground gave rise to … Continuedlire l'article