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Charles Servais

(1828—1892)


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(1828–92).

Belgian architect, celebrated for his eclectic exoticism, including a series of ‘temples’ he designed for Antwerp Zoo, the best-known of which is the polychrome Egyptian Revival Elephant House (1855), complete with hieroglyphs that tell us about the building.

J. Curl (2005);Loo (ed.) (2003);Mevr Petra Maclot

Subjects: Architecture.


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