This essential step must be taken before beginning the restoration work.
A preliminary study is necessary for several reasons:
1° To define the current state of the stained glass and its various components (glass, paint,
lead joints, putty, etc.) that hold it all together.
2° An accurate analysis of the current state of the stained glass will enable the most suitable
treatment to be chosen for the pathologies discovered.
These suggested treatments will form a solid, reliable basis on which to draw up the specifications.
3° By defining the treatments a clear estimate of the work costs can be produced.
A non-exhaustive list of preliminary studies:
° Town Hall of Anderlecht (2017)
° Ste-Suzanne chuch in Schaerbeek (2012)
° ‘Au Bon Secours' Drugstore in Brussels (2010)
° Restaurant Falstaff in Brussels (2009)
° Church of Sainte Catherine in Brussels (2008).
° Town Hall of Schaerbeek (2005).
° Church of Saint-Jacques-sur-Coudenberg in Brussels (1997)