This year, the season of guided tours for individual members of the public offers 500 guided tours on fixed dates from March to the end of December, on a variety of interesting themes such as Art Nouveau and Art deco, of course, but also including diversity, ecological walks, history and the pleasures of life,… . Groups can request tailor-made guided tours for any day of the year and choose from a large number of languages.
As the twentieth century progressed, the inhabitants of Brussels progressively lost their attachment to individual houses and began to enjoy the apartment lifestyle, encouraged by the 1924 co-ownership law and the social upheavals of the time. This change has had a profound effect on the city, its architecture and lifestyles. The Ixelles Ponds district offers a remarkable panorama of some of the best twentieth-century buildings in Brussels, from Art Nouveau via Art Deco to Modernism.