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Everything there is to know about VAL BENO!T

What is the VAL BENO!T project? What is its current status? Who are the SPI's partners?  Find all the answers here.


 

Val Benoit Liège
may-june 2015

The Civil Engineering building is advancing at a rapid pace

Mid 2015, good news has been announced: the promised funding needed to carry out the Civil Engineering renovation project has been released by Wallonia. This should become operational for mid-2016.

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Val Benoit Liège
december 2014

Purchase of the Chemistry-Metallurgy building

In December 2014, the University of Liège sold the Chemistry-Metallurgy building to the SPI. At the same time, the SPI acquired different plots of land across the site, with the goal of developing the surroundings.

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Val Benoit Liège
august 2014

Work begins on the Civil Engineering building

Works to renovate the Civil-Engineering building began in 2014 and should be complete in 2016.

Redevelopment of the site will result in certain transformations designed to breathe new life into these buildings, whose soul and remarkable modernist architecture of will be preserved.

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Val Benoit Liège
March 2013

A Master Plan for VAL BENO!T

The SPI wants to create a "slice of the city" at VAL BENO!T, an appealing place to live and a vertical business park...

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Val Benoit Liège
mars 2013

A Génie Civil renewal!

Génie Civil will be the first building renovated by the SPI which will build "company lofts".

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Val Benoit Liège
2007

A new future for the site

The SPI began to take an interest in the site for renovation in 2007. It is very well located at the entrance to the city and close to the Guillemins ...

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Val Benoit Liège
2006

The last students leave

The last students, the structural engineers, left the site to move to Sart-Tilman at the end of 2006. A few remember...

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Val Benoit Liège
1950

The University of Liège is moving

In the 1950s, university president Marcel Dubuisson, inspired by the vast campuses of American universities, decided to bring all of the faculties ...

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Val Benoit Liège
1937

Grand opening!

Léopold III inaugurated the Civil Engineering and Chemistry-Metallurgy Institutes and the Thermodynamics Laboratory and its power plant in 1937.

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Val Benoit Liège
1924

The site becomes a university

From the the beginning of the Industrial Revolution on, the need to train high-level engineers became pressing in the Liège basin.

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Val Benoit Liège
1290

In the beginning...

The canons of Saint Augustine built the abbey in the 13th century and it gave the site its name.

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