Art Nouveau

WHS that contain significant buildings in the Art Nouveau style

Art Nouveau is an international style of art, architecture and applied art, especially the decorative arts, known in different languages by different names: Jugendstil in German, Stile Liberty in Italian, Modernisme in Catalan, etc (wiki)

Connected Sites

Site Rationale Link
As-Salt A number of the 19th-century residences in the nominated property exhibit a blend of European Art Nouveau and Neo-Colonial styles (AB ev)
Budapest Gellert Bath, Liszt Music Academy
Crespi d'Adda The Cemetery is dominated by the Crespi family mausoleum, an Art Nouveau structure, the work of Gaetano Moretti. (Unesco website)
Genbaku Dome
Great Spa Towns of Europe Grandhotel Pupp in Karlovy Vary, Wandelhalle in Bad Kissingen
Heritage of Mercury Idrija's Town Hall, built in the Secessionist style
Kraków Palace of Art at Szczepański Square
La Chaux-de-Fonds / Le Locle CdF is a significant town in the history and development of Art Nouveau and the "Style Sapin" ("Pine tree style") originated there
Lima Casa Courret
Major Town Houses
Mathildenhöhe Darmstadt Ernst Ludwig brought together several artists of the Art Nouveau in Darmstadt: Peter Behrens, Paul Bürck, Rudolf Bosselt, Hans Christiansen, Ludwig Habich, Patriz Huber and Joseph Maria Olbrich. (wiki)
Mexico City and Xochimilco Gran Hotel Ciudad de México, Palacio de Bellas Artes
Naples Liberty style at Chiaia
Nice Villa Rosalia, Palais Gounod, Villa Collin de Huovila (Nomination file, p. 107, 174)
Odesa Falz-Fein House (and others)
Palau de la Musica Catalana & Hospital de Sant Pau
Paris, Banks of the Seine
Quedlinburg The town also has a number of interesting Art Nouveau buildings from the late 19th century.
Riga "the quantity and quality of Art Nouveau architecture" (OUV)
Rjukan / Notodden During the period after 1905, around 40 tenements/buildings were built that formed the basis for naming Notodden centre the Art Nouveau town (nom file)
Route of Santiago de Compostela Palacio episcopal in Astorga by Gaudí
Split Several buildings, f.e. Nakic Palace
Statue of Liberty "with intimations of Art Nouveau" (OUV)
Stoclet House
Strasbourg Maison égyptienne
Tallinn buildings in pikk tanav street, drama theatre and building by eliel saarinen in parnu mantee
Tarraco Mausoleu de Jaume I in the Town Hall, in core zone of component 'Circus'
Tequila Hacienda La parrena, El Arenal: The buildings mostly date from the early 1800s but the chapel was re-fitted in Art Nouveau style. (AB ev)
Town Hall and Roland, Bremen Güldensaal
Val di Noto Teatro Sangiorgi (Catania)
Valparaiso Palacio Barburizza
Works of Antoni Gaudí


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