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Brussels Art Nouveau

Architecture & Design

This volume offers a detailed look at the city that could rightly claim to have been the capital of Art Nouveau–Brussels. The first comprehensive overview to the Art Nouveau experience in the city, it presents close looks at key buildings in eleven different parts of the city, buildings designed and decorated by some of the greatest names in the movement.

224 pages | 150 color plates, 12 maps | 8 x 9 | © 2017

Architecture: European Architecture

Art: European Art

Reviews

"Alec Forshaw’s Brussels Art Nouveau: Architecture & Design, a travel guide intended for Anglophone visitors on foot or tram, is the right companion for this trek. Sized to have in-hand, and designed for discrete walks around Brussels’s Art Nouveau neighborhoods, the book is organized geographically with maps and color photographs that will help both a novice and a specialist navigate unfamiliar areas of the city."

H-France Review

Table of Contents

Introduction
AREA 1 Centre North
AREA 2 Centre South
AREA 3 Around Square Ambiorix
AREA 4 Schaerbeek
AREA 5 East Brussels
AREA 6 Ixelles North
AREA 7 Ixelles South
AREA 8 Between Avenue Louise and Chaussée de Charleroi
AREA 9 Saint Gilles
AREA 10 Avenue Brugmann and Forest
AREA 11 South-east of the Horta Museum
Other areas
Bibliography
Index of architects
Acknowledgements
 

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