- Key words :
- The van Eetvelde mansion ,
- Private house and studio owned by architect Victor Horta ,
- The Wolfers store and workshops ,
- The Winssinger mansion ,
- The Tassel mansion ,
- The Frison mansion ,
- Private house owned by the sculptor Pierre Braecke ,
- The Aubecq mansion ,
- Former Waucquez store ,
- The Autrique townhouse
Horta takes architecture classes in Ghent and Brussels. After an internship in Paris (Jules Debuysson, architect-decorator) and in Brussels (Alphonse Balat, favorite architect of Leopold II, author of the Royal Greenhouses in Laeken), he obtains the order of the pavilion Les Passions humaines, intended to house a sculpture of Jef Lambeaux.
The Autrique and Tassel houses, built in 1893, are these first Art Nouveau creations.
Other orders will follow (Frison House, Hotel Solvay, Hotel Van Eetvelde, House of the People, Kindergarten Street Saint-Ghislain in Brussels, Hotel Deprez-Van de Velde and his personal house).