Essential Architecture-  Paris

"immeuble à gradins"

architect

Henri Sauvage  

location

26, rue Vavin Paris 6, Métro Vavin

date

1912 

style

Art Nouveau

construction

reinforced concrete with ceramic cladding

type

Apartment Building
 
   
This building shows the innovative ways followed by Art nouveau to tackle with problems such as poor light (There is at that time an epidemic of tuberculosis) with it's terraces, personal gardens, healthyness with the ceramic cover. 

links

 
www.essential-architecture.com