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This iron as a constructive and decorative

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This
building is historically significant because is considered the first architectural work of a European movement that
was born in Brussels,
which would rejuvenate the applied arts and later
be called Art Nouveau. For the first time in a house, the potential of iron as
a constructive and decorative material are explored. The forms are partly
plant-like, partly arbitary. With this, the classical scheme of the column is
dissolved, replaced by a multiplicity of free moving supports in space. Horta
subordinated all materials to the ornamental presentation which it embraced.

Iron, stone, glass, wood, mosaics, all conform to the interlaced linear rhythm
which takes possession of the house. In 2000, it was declared a UNESCO World
Heritage site, along with three other constructions of the architect.

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