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Auguste Perret Auguste Perret

Plaque: Auguste Perret

Here was born, 12 February 1874, the French architect, Auguste Perret, who was the first to give an architectural style to the use of reinforced concrete.

In recognition this plaque was erected, 24 May 1950, at the initiative of the Belgian Society of Town Planners and Modernist Architects.

Original inscription:

ICI NAQUIT LE 12 FEVRIER 1874
L’ARCHITECTE FRANÇAIS
AUGUSTE
PERRET
MEMBRE DE L’INSTITUT
QUI, LE PREMIER, DONNA UN STYLE
ARCHITECTURAL A L’EMPLOI
DU BETON ARME

EN TEMOIGNAGE D’ADMIRATION
CETTE PLAQUE FUT POSEE LE 24-5-1950
A L’INITIATIVE DE LA
SOCIETE BELGE DES URBANISTES
ET ARCHITECTES MODERNISTES

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1050, rue Keyenveld, 57-59

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Auguste Perret

With his brothers, Gustave and Claude, he was one of the first to use reinfor...

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