Houses in Zurenborg Neighborhood--page one (of three pages)

Four Seasons Villas
Joseph Bascourt, 1899

These villas at each of the four corners of an intersection have mosaics at the corners dedicated to each of the seasons.

Mosaics depicting Autumn and Winter


Brick string courses and beautiful art nouveau iron work


Unique oriel window with decorative lower panel (mosaic?)


Peacock House,
architect?, first decade of 20th century?

This house on Waterloostraat is next to one of the Four Seasons villas. It is so-called because of the tiled Peacock "window."

Some windows and doorways have decorative archivolts; elaborate ironwork is used on the oriels, both as brackets, balconies and surface ornament.


A crowning art nouveau iron ornament

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See also Art Nouveau in Brussels.

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