La Maison de Verre

IXE19 La Maison de Verre
Name La Maison de Verre
Address Rue Jules Lejeune 69
Commune Ixelles
Style(s)
  • Rationalism

Original use
  • Habitat

Year 1936
Architect(s)
  • Michel Paul-Amaury

Very influenced by the new architectural rules of the 30s, just graduated from the Institut de La Cambre, young architect Paul-Amaury Michel designed this avant-garde house in 1935, this was his first achievement.

The front facade is made of glass bricks and a large bay window which illuminates the interior made up of a large duplex.

The rear fa├žade, which cannot be seen from the street, is made up of a high glass bricks wall, in order to preserve the occupants privacy.

Like a lot of buildings from that time, it had suffered time ravages. In 1997, it has been admirably restored and since then well maintained.

The house is an example of modernity, even more than 80 years after its conception.

IXE19 - Unless otherwise stated © Admirable-facades-Brussels for all photos

Cookies

We use cookies to provide the services and features offered on our site and to improve the experience of our users. Cookies are data that are downloaded or stored on your computer or on any other device. By clicking on "OK", you agree to the use of cookies. You can always deactivate them later. If you delete or disable our cookies, you may experience interruptions or problems accessing the site. By continuing to browse, you accept the deposit of third-party cookies intended to offer you videos, sharing buttons, and uploads of content from social platforms. We use cookies to help us better understand how the site is used. By continuing to use this site, you agree to this policy.

Back to top