Wrought iron decorations in architectural works in Hanoi from 1920 to 1945


  • Dinh Quang Manh Tan Trao University, Viet Nam




Wrought iron decorations, Hanoi architecture during French colonial period, Indochinese architectural style.


During the period of 1920 - 1945, under the initiation of French architects, among whom was Ernest Hébrard as the pioneer, the Indochinese architectural style began to emerge in Hanoi. In the architectural works with Indochinese style, the wrought iron decorations with origins in Western classical and Eastern traditional styles were combined flexibly and vividly. From here, wrought iron decorations with Vietnamese characteristics had the opportunity to flourish on architecture, becoming one of the main factors that make the uniqueness of this decorative art form.


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How to Cite

Đinh, M. (2023). Wrought iron decorations in architectural works in Hanoi from 1920 to 1945. SCIENTIFIC JOURNAL OF TAN TRAO UNIVERSITY, 9(2). https://doi.org/10.51453/2354-1431/2023/918



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