Gustave Strauven, the Art Nouveau Virtuoso

Creative genius and virtuoso, Gustave Strauven designed over thirty houses in Brussels.


To remember

Theme: Architecture
Region: bruxelles
Rue de Londres, 15, 1050, Ixelles
Physical challenge: Easy
Distance: 15 Km
Duration: 03h30
Price: 15 €


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Both an architect and an inventor, this student of Victor Horta brought a quasi-Baroque style to Art Nouveau. Through the houses he built, which could be straight out of a fairytale, Strauven exhibits his virtuosity and imagination. To mark the occasion of the 70th anniversary of his death, take a bike ride through the architect’s sumptuous facades and esteemed floral decorations. From Brussels to Schaerbeek, discover the life and revolutionary ideas of this young architect through his work.


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