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Alvar Aalto, designer

Alvar Aalto, designer

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Published by Alvar Aalto Foundation in Helsinki .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Aalto, Alvar, -- 1898-1976 -- Contributions in design,
  • Design -- Finland -- History -- 20th century

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAlvar Aalto Foundation, Alvar Aalto Museum ; [editor, Pirkko Tuukkanen]
    ContributionsAalto, Alvar, 1898-1976, Tuukkanen, Pirkko, Alvar Aalto Foundation, Alvar Aalto-museo
    The Physical Object
    Pagination240 p. :
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17125980M
    ISBN 109525371042

    From this ground, Aalto and America explores Aalto’s five American works, his broad association in American architectural culture, his teaching at MIT, and his changing evaluations of America. Images: MIT, Baker House; Alvar Aalto, winning competition entry for the Finland Pavilion, New York World's Fair, Sketch of undulating wall. The story started 80 years ago when Finnish architect and designer Alvar Aalto tested the sturdiness of his three-legged stool by repeatedly throwing the prototype to the floor at the Korhonen furniture factory. The simple wooden stool represented a new approach to furniture design, and a continuation of the brand of modernism initiated by Bauhaus.

    Online shopping for Aalto, Alvar from a great selection at Books Store. by Alvar Aalto and Aino M. Aalto. Hardcover. CDN$ (7 used & new offers) Alvar Aalto: Toward a Human Modernism Book Series. Taschen Basic Art Series. Architecture. Routledge Studies in Cultural History. Basic Art.4/5.   Hugo Alvar Henrik Aalto (3 February – 11 May ) was a Finnish architect and designer, as well as a sculptor and painter. His work includes architecture, furniture, textiles and .

    Alvar Aalto was a Finnish architect, designer, sculptor and painter. He is considered as one of the great leaders of planning, as well as a key advocate of midcentury modernism. His fifty-year career included work in the fields of furniture, textiles, painting, sculpting, landscape, urban . 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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The only book of its kind, Alvar Aalto Designer takes the reader from lighting fixtures to living rooms, using original sketches and photographs of Aalto s chairs, lamps, and glassware.

Aalto said, "We should work for simple, good, undecorated things, but things which are in harmony with the human being and organically suited to the little man Cited by: 3. This richly illustrated book is the first in many years to offer a comprehensive and current overview of Aalto’s oeuvre as an architect, designer and urban planner.

Ten authors, including the renowned architectural historians Eeva-Liisa Pelkonen and Akos Moravanszky, and MoMA curator Pedro Gadanho, address central aspects of Aalto’s work/5(5).

Of the indisputably great figures in 20th-century architecture, Alvar Aalto is in many ways the most humane, the least rigid, the most relevant to our contemporary sensibility and the emerging future. This sumptuous book offers a thorough study of an innovative and prolific master, whom Frank Lloyd Wright termed a genius/5(18).

Alvar Aalto has 39 books on Goodreads with ratings. Alvar Aalto’s most popular book is Alvar Aalto. Alvar Aalto () enjoyed an exceptionally rich and varied career as an architect and designer, both at home in Finland and abroad.

After qualifying as an architect from Helsinki Institute of Technology (later Helsinki University of Technology and now part of the Aalto University) inAalto set up his first architectural practice in Jyväskylä.

Museum of Finnish Architecture. Exhi­bi­tion: “Let’s blow them away!”. Alvar Aalto through the camera lens” Mon-Fri and Sat Kouvola Main Library.The Aalto House.

Exhi­bi­tion: The Culti­vated Land­scape of Alvar Aalto. Museum of Finnish Architecture. Exhi­bi­tion: “Let’s blow. Alvar Aalto Museum Alvar Aallon katu 7, FI Jyväskylä + 40 Studio Aalto Tiilimäki 20, FI Helsinki + 09 The Aalto House Riihi FI Helsinki + 9 Get this from a library.

Alvar Aalto, designer. [Alvar Aalto; Pirkko Tuukkanen; Alvar Aalto Foundation.; Alvar Aalto-museo.;] -- "Alvar Aalto is recognized today as one of the great masters of modern architecture.

Through the innovations in form and line that were born in his furniture designs, Aalto's name has also become. Alvar Aalto, in full Hugo Alvar Henrik Aalto, (born Feb. 3,Kuortane, Fin., Russian Empire—diedHelsinki, Fin.), Finnish architect, city planner, and furniture designer whose international reputation rests on a distinctive blend of modernist refinement, indigenous materials, and personal expression in form and detail.

His. Alvar Aalto Designer Published inthis is the first detailed illustrated book on the designs of Alvar Aalto. Articles written by experts shed light on many aspects of Aalto’s wide-ranging scope as a designer of furniture, cut glass and light fixtures. Alvar Aalto () is probably the most famous Finnish architect and designer in the world.

In Alvar Aalto got the Diploma of Architecture at the Helsinki Institute of Technology and his career as an architect started. One of the most important works he was commissioned was the planning of the tuberculosis sanatorium in Paimio, Finland. 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. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

InAlvar Aalto’s series of glass vases won first prize in the Karhula-Iittala Glass Design Competition. Compared to the decorative objects of the time, the simple yet organic shape of this vase was a revolutionary statement. Inspired by waves (“aalto” in Finnish) in the water, the vase is a symbol of Finnish design and one of.

Born in in the small Finnish town of Kuortane, architect and designer Alvar Aalto is not only one of Finland’s most celebrated and well-known figures, but one of the most acclaimed architects of the 20th century.

His work can be recognized by a number of elements. During the course of a career spanning more than fifty years, Finnish architect and designer Alvar Aalto () designed nearly one hundred single-family houses.

Aalto, also known for his furniture and glassware, worked in a distinctive style that blended modernism and traditional vernacular architecture. The Vitra Design Museum in Weil am Rhein is hosting a major retrospective exhibition of work by late Finnish Modernist architect and designer Alvar Aalto, a year after Vitra's acquisition of Aalto Author: Kristine Klein.

The most important Finnish architect of the 20th century, Alvar Aalto () was a central figure in international modernism. His greatest buildings, like the Viipuri Library and Paimio Sanatorium, fused the naturalism of Finnish romanticism with modernist ideals: as did his influential furniture and glassware.

Richard Weston’s book about Alvar Aalto (–) falls into the intriguing transition period in the array of Aalto monographs. In the s, scholars broadened their view of Aalto: the dominant view of the great Modernist master from the exotic northern woods started to portrait him also as a a talented technical problem-solver, a creative designer, and an internationally networked.

Hugo Alvar Henrik Aalto (3 February – 11 May ) was the most powerful and significant Finnish architect and designer. out buildings was designed by Alvar Aalto have been built. He worked mostly in International Style Modernism, where he combined functionality, atmosphere, simplycity and even national, cultural identity.

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 was a Finnish architect and designer and one of the most important figures of twentieth-century architecture.

With a career that spans half a century, Aalto is considered to be one of the masters of modernism, was a leading member of the International Modem school of architecture, and remains known for his skillful balance of formal abstraction, individual expression, and.Akateeminen Kirjakauppa (Academic Bookshop) Keskuskatu 1 and Pohjoisesplanadi 39 Helsinki Finland.

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.