Sanatorium

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0. Picture of building

depicted item: Santorium Joseph Lemaire - entrance wing
source: BRUSSELS. Archives d’Architecture Moderne. Dossier ‘Maxime Brunfaut’, s.d. date: /

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1. Identity of building/ group of buildings/ group of buildings/ landscape/ garden 1.1 Data for identification
current name: Sanatorium Joseph Lemaire
former/original/variant name:
number(s) and name(s) of street(s): Waversebaan
town: Overijse - Tombeek
province/state: Vlaams-Brabant
post code: 3090
block:
country: Belgium
national topographical grid reference:
current typology: Health centres - sanatorium
former/original/variant typology:
comments on typology:

lot:

1.2 Status of protection
protected by: state
Bestuur voor Monumenten en Landschappen - Vlaamse Gemeenschap grade: Monument (national level)
date: 13-12-1993
valid for: whole area/parts of area/building
remarks: Building has been classified as monument, including entrance gate and doctors house. Classified as well as protected site (Sanatorium, park with lanes, square of honour and wood).

1.3 Visually or functionally related building(s)/site(s)
name(s) of surrounding area/building(s): The whole complex consists of the sanatorium itself and several separate service-buildings: concierge-house, house of a doctor, a mortuarium, residence of the staff, laundry and technical buildings.

visual relations: All of them are in the same architectural style functional relations:
other relations:

2. History of building(s) etc.
2.1 Chronology
Note if the dates are exactly known (e) or approximately estimated = circa (c) or (±) commission or competition date:
design period(s): 01/03/1936 (e)

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start of site work: 10/08/1936
completion/inauguration: 21/09/1937 (completion) – 30/09/1937 (inauguration)

2.2 Summary of development
commission brief: The general director of the insurance company ‘La Prévoyance Sociale’ decided to buy a plot of 33 ha 49 a 40 ca (15/07/1934). The commission was a sanatorium for 150 male patients.

design brief:

building/construction:
completed situation:
original situation or character of site:
2.3 Relevant persons/organisations
original owner(s)/patron(s): Prévoyance Sociale
architect(s): Fernand Brunfaut and Maxime Brunfaut
landscape/garden designer(s):
other designer(s):
consulting engineer(s):
building contractor(s): N.V. Bémat, Liège, Belgium
2.4 Other persons or events associated with the building(s)/site name(s): Herpain, Beeldhouwerslaan 43, Brussels
association: Current owner
event(s):

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period:
2.5 Summary of important changes after completion
type of change: alteration: During and after the second world war some transformations have been made to increase the capacity of beds.
date(s): 1942 (e) – 1947 (e)
circumstances/ reasons for change: Second world war
effects of changes:
persons/organisations involved: Fernand Brunfaut, architect
type of change: renovation of glazed tiles of the facade
date(s): 1848-1852
circumstances/ reasons for change: Damage
effects of changes: Damaged tiles have been replaced by new ones...
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