In the late 19th century Flemish architect Henry van de Velde was the frontrunner for Art Nouveau architecture. He was one of the first modern architects to exclusively favor the "form follows function" theory in architecture. Images are courtesy of www.vandevelde2013.de  Photo 1 of 4 in Art Nouveau Architect Henry van de Velde

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In the late 19th century Flemish architect Henry van de Velde was the frontrunner for Art Nouveau architecture. He was one of the first modern architects to exclusively favor the "form follows function" theory in architecture. Images are courtesy of www.vandevelde2013.de