Hotel Guimard
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Architect Hector Guimard
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Location Paris, France   map
Date 1912   timeline
Building Type private residence hotel
 Construction System cut stone bearing masonry
Climate temperate
Context urban
Style Art Nouveau
Notes Elegant facade with organic detailing.
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Discussion Hotel Guimard Commentary

"At first view one is struck by the architect's care in designing and positioning his windows and balconies. Defying rhyme and reason, they are each of a different cut, each placed where one would least expect it:...the window on the third story, a quarter of which is situated on the precise corner of the building and which appears to be haughtily indifferent to the classically arranged bay on the story below. Of particular note in this regard is the long fourth-story balcony surmounted by two lanterns of the type frequently used by Guimard."

—Maurice Rheims. Hector Guimard. p140.

Details

Address: 122 Ave. Mozart, Paris, France

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Sources on Hotel Guimard

Maurice Rheims. Hector Guimard. New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1985. ISBN 0-8109-0973-1. LC 86-32232. NA1053.G8F4713 1987. exterior and interior photos, various drawings, p140-147. front elevation drawing, p146. top floor plan drawing, p145. side elevation drawing, p144. exterior color photo of facade, p143. discussion p140. exterior color photo of entry, p142.

Kevin Matthews. The Great Buildings Collection on CD-ROM. Artifice, 2001. ISBN 0-9667098-4-5.— Available at Amazon.com

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