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Victor Horta


born 1861, Ghent

Victor Horta was a Belgian architect and designer. John Julius Norwich described him as "undoubtedly the key European Art Nouveau architect." Horta is considered one of the most important names in Art Nouveau architecture. With the construction of his Hôtel Tassel in Brussels in 1892-3, he is..

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Hôtel Solvay

Brussels, Belgium
by Victor Horta

The Hôtel Solvay is a large Art Nouveau town house designed by Victor Horta on the Avenue Louise in Brussels. The house was commissioned by Armand Solvay, the son of the wealthy Belgian chemist and industrialist Ernest Solvay. For this wealthy patron Horta could spend a fortune on precious..

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Villa Kindermann, desgined and built in 1903 by Gustav Landau – Gutenteger a notable Polish architect educated in Petersburg, is a unique and the best example of Art Nouveau architecture in Poland. Villa is located in the city of Łódź, which from the late XIX century has grown significantly ..

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The building was erected in two construction phases in 1904 and 1910–1911 by Henry van de Velde as the premises of the Grand-Ducal Academy of Art of Saxony. Along with the ‘Winkelbau’, completed in 1905–1906, which originally housed the Grand-Ducal College of Applied Arts, headed by van de Velde,..

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René Binet

Paris, France
born 1866, Chaumont Yonne

René Binet was a French painter and architect of the Art Nouveau. He was a student of Victor Laloux from 1886 on the École des beaux-arts in Paris.

René Binet realized the Monumental Gate, Place de la Concorde for the 1900 World Exhibition in Paris. It was commissioned to him in December 1896..

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Capitol Cinema

Asmara, Eritrea
by Ruppert Saviele

The Cinema Teatro Augustus opened in 1937. Designed by Ruppert Saviele it was later re-named Capitol Cinema. It is a rather brutal building that looks to me more like a prison than a cinema. The most striking feature is the four bands of small windows with thick concrete frames in the upper part..

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Elementary School King Petar I was founded in 1718, while the building in which school is located today was built in 1905-07. It was projected by Jelisaveta Načić, the first Serbian female architect, when she was only 27 years old. At the time of the construction, it was the most modern school..

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