Autrique House: Interior of a townhouse built by Victor Horta

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01/01/2018 - 31/12/2018

Autrique House: Interior of a townhouse built by Victor Horta :: © Françoise Plissart

In 1893, Victor Horta was commissioned to build a house for his friend Eugène Autrique, an engineer. This would be the first townhouse built by the architect, and it already reveals some of his most notable elements: the beginnings of a connection with the pavement, wall claddings of varying thicknesses, symmetry coexisting with asymmetry, not to mention the use of metal and other industrial materials.

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