Gustave Strauven was a Belgian architect. His father was a gardener from Limbourg and he died in World War I. He was an art nouveau architect and he liked to use new technologies. He created more than 30 buildings, incorporating wrought iron floral motifs.
He started in Victor Horta's bureau when he was 18 years old. He helped him with the Hôtel van Eetvelde and the Maison du Peuple. Two years later, he spent one year in Zurich.
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Coordinates 50°50'52.29" N 4°23'2.136" E