What can you do with old industrial chimneys?
One idea put forward is to use them as landmarks advertising the industrial heritage site below. In an imaginative presentation, one can argue that old chimneys could play a valuable role in promoting local sites at night as well as during the day by the judicious use of lighting. This has the added benefit of helping to promote the locality itself and thereby attracting the goodwill of the local authority, which might be induced to help financially.
Aims of the steering group
The steering group "Cheminées d'usine - Factory Chimneys" approaches the industrial heritage through the values and the landmarks of factory chimneys.
The final aims and objectives of the steering group will be defined by the partners, which will meet on several occasions during 2014 and 2015.
Le Non-Lieu, leader of the steering group, nevertheless forwards the following starting-points :
Le Non-Lieu proposes to the partners and interested organizations :
> still looking for partners. Contact the team leader if your association is interested to join
Nous cherchons des partenaires européens prêts à s'investir durablement (au-delà même de 2015) pour la valorisation des cheminées d'usine, tant localement qu'en réseau européen.
second preparatory meeting on August 29th-30th 2014 in Lille-Roubaix-Tourcoing.
Electronic communication (e-mail, dropbox, skype)
Le Non-Lieu prend is sponsoring the meeting in 2015 (without travel expenses, hotel costs and meals which are at the charge of participants).
Le Non-Lieu will try to get European grants for future activities, 2015 onwards. Nevertheless partners will be asked to find out who will be best placed to attract European or other supports.
Languages used in the group
English and French for internal communication
Français et Anglais pour la communication interne
Languages accepted for incoming information
Français, Anglais and Dutch at the moment - other languages can be added depending on the provenance of partners and collaborators.