Art Deco

Art Deco buildings which are included in WHS inscriptions. Limited to:
a. Significant buildings
b. Buildings whose Art Deco credentials are referred to in the Inscription document or Advisory Body review

The connection belongs to Architecture connections.

Connected Sites


Belfries: Beffroi de l'Hôtel de Ville (Charleroi); Beffroi de Lille
Edinburgh: St Andrew's House
La Chaux-de-Fonds / Le Locle: The Fine Arts Museum Chaux de Fonds
Liverpool: Queensway Mersey tunnel buildings
Old Havana: Bacardi Building
Oporto: Coliseu do Porto
Panamá: Building at Plaza de la Independencia (Casco Viejo)
Paris, Banks of the Seine: Palais de Chaillot
Rio de Janeiro: Christ the Redeemer - considered the largest Art Deco statue in the world (wiki)
Singapore Botanic Gardens : many black and white British bungalows shows how the style incorporated elements of UK's Arts and Crafts and Art Deco movements
Valparaiso: Several buildings in the Upper Town, some now turned into hotels

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