Alvar Aalto

[Collected works]
  • 4.49 MB
  • English
Tiranti , London
Aalto, A
Statementedited by Karl Fleig, introduction byGövan Schildt.
ContributionsFleig, Karl.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17366961M

Hugo Alvar Henrik Aalto (pronounced [ˈhuɡo ˈɑlʋɑr ˈhenrik ˈɑːlto]; 3 February – 11 May ) was a Finnish architect and designer. His work includes architecture, furniture, textiles and glassware, as well as sculptures and paintings, though he never regarded himself as an artist, seeing painting and sculpture as "branches of the tree whose trunk is architecture."Awards: Prince Eugen Medal (), RIBA Gold.

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Alvar Aalto designed the building at Tiilimäki 20 in Munkkiniemi as his own office in Because of a number of large commissions, the office needed more space to work in. The building is only a short walk from Aalto’s own house, where the office had previously been located.

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Vyborg Library (Finnish: Viipurin kirjasto) is a library in Vyborg, Russia, built during the time of Finnish sovereignty ( to ), before the Finnish city of Viipuri was annexed by the former USSR and its Finnish name was changed to Vyborg by the USSR authorities.

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He was born in Kuortane, Finland.

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His reputation as an architect has spread far beyond the bounds of his native country, where he built the major part of his work. Alvar Aalto Designed in competition inthough not built untilAalto's Academic Bookshop provides a bright, attractive but businesslike interior piazza, lit by geometric, almost crystalline glass skylights and surrounded by beautiful, austere white marble.

One of the masters of modern architecture, Alvar Aalto () was a prolific and influential architect, a gifted painter, and a talented, world-renowned designer.

In this comprehensive catalogue all his known works from the early s to his final designs in the s are presented and described. With the full cooperation of the Alvar Aalto Foundation, Goran Schildt has explored its 5/5(1). Alvar Aalto, a modern architect, was born in Finland on 3 February His love for drawing dragged him to an architecture school named Helsinki University of Technology.

He proved to be quite good with grades and got his degree in AALTO'SARCHITECTURALHERITAGE WhilemanyarchitectsintheUnitedStatesareclutchinginthe vacuumofleadershipleftbythedeathofFrankLloydWright. Jan 24,  · Artek and the Aaltos showcases more than three hundred objects, including furniture, glassware, lighting, design sketches, drawings, textile swatches, and photographs.

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