- 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, intended to house The Human Passions, a relief of the sculptor Jef Lambeaux.
The Autrique and Tassel houses, built in 1893, are his first Art Nouveau creations.
Other orders will follow (Frison House, Hotel Solvay, Hotel van Eetvelde, Hotel Deprez-Van de Velde, Maison du Peuple, Kindergarten in the rue Saint-Ghislain in Brussels and his personal house, in the rue Américaine).