Qualifications : “Living Heritage Company”
This label was created by the French Law of 2 August 2005 in support of Small and Medium Enterprises, of which Article 23 stipulates that “A Living Heritage Company label (Entreprise du Patrimoine Vivant, EPV) is created and may be awarded to any undertaking that has economic heritage, consisting in particular of rare, renowned or ancestral skills which draw on a mastery of traditional or technically advanced techniques, and restricted to a particular geographical area”.
The guarantee of rare and exceptional expertise
A mark of both tradition and modernity
A response to the most exacting requirements
A profession involving a love of tradition, conservation and creation. “The process is as precious as the object that results from its application, even though it is often eclipsed by that object. This intangible heritage depends on the men and women who are the repositories of the practices and secrets involved, and on their willingness to transmit this knowledge”.
Member of “PRIDES” since 2009
PRIDES: Regional Joint Innovation and Economic Development Cluster
(A network of companies awarded the label and supported by Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur, with joint objectives and undertaking cooperative projects – Culture and Heritage focus)
The PRIDES brings together those actors involved in activities linked to the management of the built and cultural heritage. It undertakes partnership projects involving these actors in the restoration, preservation, conservation and reconstruction of works of art such as monuments.
Reference projects (selection) :
1,600 projects, 140,000 m² restored flooring; 20% commercial clients, including:
Conservation Régionale des Monuments Historiques, Conseil Régional PACA, Conseil Général de Vaucluse, CCI de Vaucluse, Mairie de Carpentras, Cercle Naval de Toulon, Auditorium du Thor, Centre Culturel de Marignane, Ministère de la Justice, Château du Trignon, Château de la Barthelasse, Château de Lioux, Château de Beauregard, Château du Gigognan, Château d’Aramon, Château de Graveson (14th century) etc.
French national monuments : Palais des Papes, Chartreuse de Villeneuve (13th century), Chartreuse de Bonpas, Musé de la Truffe (Ménerbes, 13th century), Église St Jean de Malte (Aix), Musé Harmas de Fabre (Sérignan), Archevêché (Avignon), Chapelle Parc Borely (Marseille) etc.
Banks, Insurance Companies : Crédit Agricole, Groupama, Cofinoga, Société Générale, banque CHAIX, Générali Assurances, Crédit Lyonnais, Le GAN, SMC, Banque de France etc.
Supermarkets, Retailers : Alinéa, Auchan, Galeries Lafayette, Vogue, Douglas, Bata, Leroy Merlin, Casino France etc.
Hotels, Restaurants : Grand hôtel Nord-Pinus (Arles), le Cloitre St Louis, les Bories, Auberge de Cassagne, Relais & Châteaux “Le Phébus”, Domaine de Cabasse (Séguret), les Roches (Le Lavandou), Auberge de Noves, Le Moulin de la Roque etc.