Door in decay

Hungary, Tatabánya, former club of Magyar Általános Kőszénbánya Rt. (Hungarian General Coal Mines Co.)

People call it Tulip House after the stylized Hungarian-Transylvanian folk motifs in the ornamentations.

Built in 1922, architect: Ede Torockai Wigand and Béla Jánszky. Torockai Wigand created a unique synthesis of Art Nouveau, Hungarian rural architecture and modern building technologies in the early 20th century.

See his biography here:

www.invaluable.com/artist/wigand-ede-thoroczkai-mitp56jqas

www.pontmagazin.hu/pm114097.html&kiegeszit=print

hu.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toroczkai_Wigand_Ede

hu.wikipedia.org/wiki/J%C3%A1nszky_B%C3%A9la

 

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Taken on May 29, 2011