Victor Horta, a prominent Belgian architect, and designer, is celebrated as one of the pioneers of the Art Nouveau movement. His unique approach to architecture, characterized by organic forms, innovative…Continue reading
Victor Horta (1861-1947) was a pivotal figure in the Art Nouveau movement and one of Belgium’s most renowned architects. Predominantly based in Brussels, Horta integrated organic, flowing lines and meticulous detail into his designs, transforming domestic architecture with the pioneering use of iron and glass. His most notable works include the Hôtel Tassel, Hôtel van Eetvelde, Hôtel Solvay, and his personal house and studio, now the Horta Museum, all of which are UNESCO World Heritage Sites. His significant contributions to modern architecture have left a lasting influence on subsequent generations of architects and designers.