Art Nouveau Architecture in Switzerland

Art Nouveau was a major influence in the Arts at the end of the 19th century all across Europe. It is known by different names in different languages: Jugendstil in German and sometimes Modern Style in English. In the Swiss Jura, a special version, known as "style sapin" (pine tree style), developed under the direction of Charles L'Eplattenier. Here are some not to be missed examples in Switzerland !

Berghotel Schatzalp
Davos
1898 - 1900
Maison de l'Estérel
Lausanne
1904
Musée des Beaux-Arts du Locle
Le Locle
1906
Galerie Saint-François
Lausanne
1907 - 1909
Crématoire
La Chaux-de-Fonds
1909
Pfarrkirche St. Peter und Paul
Villmergen
1863 - 1866, ceiling 1909
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