Alvar Aalto.

by Frederick Albert Gutheim

Publisher: Braziller in New York

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SeriesMasters of world architecture series
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Alvar Aalto. Born in in Kuortane, Finland, Alvar Aalto opened The Alvar Aalto Office for Archetecture and Monumental Art in Inhis Turun Sanomat Building was included in The Museum of Modern Art, New York's first architecture show; saw the museum honor him with a solo exhibition.

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The building was finished in and it is still in its original use. The Academic Bookstore moved in to the building in October The plot’s owner, Stockmann, held an architectural competition. This book brings together Aalto’s key works to introduce the architect hailed as a champion of environmentally sound, progressive design, with a deep-rooted sense of home.

Alvar Aalto () made a unique modernist mark. Mar 21,  · The book seeks to understand what drove him, the combination of skills, talents and character traits, which led to his extraordinary global success.

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Jan 24,  · Artek and the Aaltos showcases more than three hundred objects, including furniture, glassware, lighting, design sketches, drawings, textile swatches, and photographs.

Most of the material is published here for the first time. It contextualizes the contributions of Artek, and those of its founders, Alvar and his wife, Aino Marsio Aalto ( As one of the key figures of midcentury Modernism and perhaps Finland's most celebrated architect, Alvar Aalto (3 February – 11 May ) was known for his humanistic approach to Modernism.

Alvar Aalto Homes is a monograph about private homes designed by Finnish architect Alvar Aalto (–) and his architect spouses Aino (–) and Elissa (–). The book presents 30 homes from the s to the end of the s built in Finland, the United States, Germany, Switzerland, Estonia and France.

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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.

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His mature style is epitomized by the Säynätsalo, Fin., town hall group. Alvar Aalto (–) was a Finnish architect, and one of the key figures of modernist architecture during the twentieth century.

In addition to architecture, his oeuvre includes furniture, textiles and glassware. A full annotated encyclopedia of his entire works was compiled by his biographer Göran Schildt, Alvar Aalto, A Life's work: Architecture, Design and Art ().

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A prolific worker, it is estimated that Aalto designed approximately buildings over the course of his 50 year career. 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.

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Alvar Aalto has designed pieces for the following brands: Iittala, Artek, Nikari. 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.

May 18,  · Completed in in Vyborg, Russia. Despite being one of the seminal works of modern Scandinavian architecture, Alvar Aalto’s Viipuri Library languished in relative obscurity for Author: David Langdon.Alvar Aalto also designed the Finnish Pavilions for the Paris Exposition and the New York World's Fair.

In the Museum of Modern Art in New York mounted the first large-scale retrospective of Alvar Aalto's work, followed by others in and One of the masters of modern architecture, Finland's Alvar Aalto () was a prolific and influential architect and a gifted designer. His unique contribution to modernism embraced context and the natural environment.

Drawing on sources as diverse as the Finnish landscape, the Bauhaus, and Classicism, Aalto forged an organic design vocabulary that juxtaposed concrete and wood, copper and.