When art-lovers David and Alice Van Buuren moved into their home in 1928, they didn't just redecorate it—they reinvented it. Using the prevailing art deco trend of the era, each and every room of the home embodies and expresses an eclectically crafted style, from the art on the walls to the moldings on the stairs. The gardens outside are uniquely designed as well—they include a hedge maze open to the public and a heart-shaped rose garden that Alice commissioned as a gift for her husband. It is well worth the trip out of the city; a taxi will cost around €20, or board tram #3 from the city center and disembark at Churchill station for a cheaper route with minimal walking.
For a pleasant walk away from the rush of the city, La Cambre Abbey is a good choice. The gardens... Read more