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Alvar Aalto -- ex intimo

Louna Lahti

Alvar Aalto -- ex intimo

Alvar Aalto through the eyes of family, friends & colleagues

by Louna Lahti

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Published by Building Information in Helsinki .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Aalto, Alvar, -- 1898-1976 -- Criticism and interpretation,
  • Aalto, Alvar, -- 1898-1976 -- Philosophy,
  • Aalto, Alvar, -- 1898-1976 -- Biography,
  • Architecture -- Finland -- 20th century,
  • Architects -- Finland

  • Edition Notes

    In English ; translated from Finnish.

    StatementLouna Lahti ; translated by Roger Connh & Tomi Snellman.
    GenreBiography.
    SeriesArkki -- 21, Arkki-sarja -- 21.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNA1455.F53 A234853 2001
    The Physical Object
    Pagination191 p. :
    Number of Pages191
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22491802M
    ISBN 109516826199

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Alvar Aalto, Ex Intimo (Arkki) [Louna Lahti] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This chronicle mixes interviews with recognizable characters and contemporaries in architect Alvar Aalto's office and court with stories from the family—some close to the architect.

Get this from a library. Alvar Aalto -- ex intimo: Alvar Aalto through the eyes of family, friends & colleagues. [Louna Lahti]. Alvar Aalto Complete Work, Vol 3 ( - ) (Alvar Aalto) by Alvar Aalto avg rating — 4 ratings — published 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."Born: Hugo Alvar Henrik Aalto, 3 February. 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(6).

Lahti, L Alvar Aalto -Ex Intimo: Alvar Aalto through the Eyes of Family, Friends, and Colleagues. Helsinki: Rakennustieto. Aalto in Lapland: Alvar Aalto's work in LaplandAuthor: Eeva-Liisa Pelkonen.

Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for ALVAR AALTO, EX INTIMO (ARKKI) By Louna Lahti *Excellent Condition* at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products. 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.

AALTO, ALVAR IN HIS OWN WORDS. Author: Schildt, Göran, ed Country: New York Code: Language: English Year Published: No. of pages: Illustrations: 97 B&W Illustrations. Size: 10”x 8” Weight: Price: To celebrate the centennial of Aalto’s birth, this book presents, for the first time, an illuminating collection of over 75 of his visionary lectures, speeches.

Harry Charrington and Vezio Nava’s recent book The Mark of the Hand focuses on interviews with those of Aalto’s employees still alive and continues the ‘oral history’ series probed in the book Alvar Aalto: Ex Intimo edited by Louna Lahti.

The authors are the Italian-born Vezio Nava, who had been an Aalto employee of long-standing and Author: Eeva-Liisa Pelkonen. Alvar Aalto (Alvar Aalto) from to Complete Works Volume I architecture and design fourth edition has been published.

All the important architectural and design from the ( ~ ) Turku. Finland to the theater () Helsinki City Centre. the new program. through photographs. 85 drawings and 84 sketches displayed in. 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.

[email protected] Alvar Aalto Museum Alvar Aallon katu 7, FI Jyväskylä + 40 Studio Aalto Tiilimäki 20, FI Helsinki. 1. For example, the Alvar Aalto Through the Eyes of Shigeru Ban exhibition organised by the Barbican Art Gallery, London (in conjunction with the Alvar Aalto Museum, Jyväskylä), in which Aalto's work is presented ‘through the eyes of’ the contemporary Japanese architect Shigeru Ban.

St John Wilson, The Other Tradition in Modern Architecture: The Uncompleted Project (London Cited by: 5. Visit Alvar Aalto’s home on a guided tour. The history and architecture of Aalto’s unique home, located in Munkkiniemi area in Helsinki, opens up through the stories the guide has to share.

The tour lasts an hour and includes both the guided tour itself and free time to enjoy the special atmosphere in the house and explore the museum shop. Courtesy of Alvar Aalto Museum Although Aalto chose to shelter the inner campus, he took care to ensure that the university would still interact with Jyväskylä in a meaningful way.

The Author: Luke Fiederer. Alvar Aalto was the kinder, gentler face of modernism - the man who put Finland on the architectural map, and made saunas his speciality. Fiona MacCarthy recalls a shared lunch of.

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.

houses that Aalto designed and built for himself are also featured: Villa Flora and the world -famous Experimental House in Muuratsalo.

IPG Architecture Fall Rakennustieto Publishing Alvar Aalto, Ex Intimo Louna LahtiPub Date: 4/1/08 $/$ nt Code: LON pages Trade Paperback. TASCHEN Basic Art introduction to Alvar Aalto, Finland's champion of eco-friendly, organic modern ry: Books > Architecture & Design.

Alvar Aalto () is a recognized master of modern architecture and design. Born in Kuortane, Finland, Aalto began to make his distinct mark in design shortly after receiving his architectural degree from Helsinki Polytechnic in InAalto married fellow architect Aino Marsio, creating a lifelong partnership that built an.

10 Projects by Alvar Aalto Which Highlight the Breadth of His Built Work Ap Alvar Aalto was born in Alajärvi in central Finland and raised in Jyväskylä.

Aalto also changed significantly in terms of the features and characteristics that included in his works (Schildt & Aalto, Alvar Aalto: the complete catalogue of architecture, design, and art, ). These features included functionalism, organicism, indeterminism and dynamism.

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Apart from sharing exhibition spaces, Aalto’s wood reliefs and furniture were further connected through two important companies.

First, through their shared place of origin and production at the manufacturer Huonekalu-ja Rakennustyötehdas Oy in Turku, Finland; secondly, with the founding of the Artek design company in to sell Aalto furniture and promote modern living, one of the wood Author: Mihoko Ando, Patrick Hugh Fleming.

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.

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Louna Lahti. 01 Apr Paperback. unavailable. Try AbeBooks. Grace and Architecture. Roger Connah. 01 Apr   Alvar Aalto's Enso-Gutzeit Headquarters is a modernist office building and a stark contrast to the adjacent Uspensky Cathedral.

Built in Helsinki, Finland inthe facade has a mesmerizing quality, with its rows of wooden windows set into the Carrara marble. 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   Iconic furniture and design from Modernist architect Alvar Aalto, including his tea trolley for Finnish furniture brand : Kristine Klein.

Aalto is commissioned to design the Baker House Senior Dormitory (completed in ). Aino Aalto dies on 13 January after a long illness. Sigfried Giedion devotes an extensive chapter to Alvar Aalto in the second edition of his book Space, Time and Architecture.

N.-E. Wickberg, interview in L. Lahti, Alvar Aalto — Ex Intimo: Alvar Aalto through the Eyes of Family, Friends and Colleagues (Helsinki, Building Information Ltd, ), pp –46, p An architect and designer, Alvar Aalto deserves an immense share of the credit for bringing Scandinavian modernism to a prominent place in the global arena.

In both his buildings and in his furnishings — which range from chairs, tables and lighting to table- and glassware — Aalto’s sensitivity to the natural world and to organic forms and materials tempered the hardness of rationalist.

Alvar Aalto was one of the greatest architects of the 20th century. A modernist, he designed warm and curving buildings that were unlike the. In the Alvar Aalto Museum began operation, and continues to be, as per the wishes of Aalto himself, a living museum, universal, not restricted to the work of a single artist, a museum where the visual arts and architecture are represented in all their complexity., Finnish w/.

Biography of Alvar Aalto () Son of the surveying Johan Henrik Aalto, his full name was Hugo Alvar Henrik. The importance of Aalto for modern architecture lies in having synthesized the functionalism with the organic architecture and regional forms, to reach a.

Iittala Aalto Vase. First shown at the Exposition Internationale et Universelle de Paris inAlvar Aalto’s glass vase is, indubitably, a design masterpiece. The Aalto Vase was designed in for a competition at the Iittala glassworks factory.

A staple of modern Nordic design, it remains Iittala’s most iconic glassware series. Alvar Aalto - Life and Works eBook is an electronic version of a traditional print book that can be read by using a personal computer or by using an eBook reader. (An eBook reader can be a software application for use on a computer such as Microsoft's free Reader application, or a book-sized computer that is used solely as a reading device.

Alvar Aalto was born in Kuortane, Finland inthe son of a surveyor. He graduated with honors from Helsinki Polytechnic in after which he opened his own practice. He held the position of Professor of Architecture at MIT toand was President of the Academy of Finland.

Aalto and America is a detailed survey of this beneficial relationship, with contributions by fifteen international experts who explore these key designs in relation to larger themes in international politics, architectural culture, housing research, and modern criticism and design.Alvar Aalto (Archipockets) - Alvar Aalto Archipocket English, French, German and Italian Edition by Aalto, Alvar; Cuito, Aurora.

Good. This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings book has hardback covers. In good all round condition. Dust Jacket in good condition.Introduction With the pavilion created for the Universal Exhibition in New York inAlvar Aalto was solidifying his reputation in the United States, being hailed as the most brilliant interior of the fair.

The modern and innovative design of the flag was to combine the modern with the traditional architectural features of Finland. Meaning .