Tassel House
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Architect Victor Horta
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Location Brussels, Belgium   map
Date 1892 to 1893   timeline
Building Type large house
 Construction System iron, wood, cut stone facade
Climate temperate
Context urban
Style Art Nouveau
Notes Also "Hotel Tassel". Elegant urban house with facade defined around centered, stacked oriel bay windows and balcony.
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Discussion Tassel House Commentary

"...Generally regarded as the first complete building in fully-fledged Art Nouveau style. It is narrow-fronted and deep, the rooms planned rather more freely than was normal at this time and with some exploitation of floor levels.

— Sir Banister Fletcher, A History of Architecture

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No. 6, Rue Paul-Emile Janson, Brussels

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Sources on Tassel House

Sir Banister Fletcher. A History of Architecture. London: The Butterworth Group, 1987. ISBN 0-408-01587-X. LC 86-31761. NA200.F63 1987. p1199. — The classic text of architectural history. Updated edition available at Amazon.com

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