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By Alvar Aalto, Karl Fleig

It's an grand monograph at the nice Finnish architect.

This three-volume set chronicles the whole works of the Finnish grasp Alvar Aalto.
Aalto's designs encompassed the fields of portray, structure, sculpture, and furnishings, and are essentially the most appealing and unique of contemporary occasions.

His blend of an curiosity in common, natural shapes with the modernist mandates of shape and light-weight in its purest points makes him one of many said masters of contemporary structure, besides Le Corbusier and Frank Lloyd Wright. Ada Louise Huxtable writes of Aalto, "his deceptively uncomplicated variety is a worldly synthesis, a reconciliation of the enormous and the preferred, of the final and the actual, of the genuine and the mythic, of nature and art."

This ebook is certainly one of cornerstones of any severe architectural library.

Contents:
Volume 1: 1922-1962
276 pages with 283 pictures, eighty five plans and eighty four sketches. Edited by way of Karl Fleig. Texts in German, French and English. dimension 28 x 22,7 cm, fabric bind- ing

Volume 2: 1963-1970
248 pages with 317 images and 157 plans and sketches, a few in colors. Index of works 1918-1971 . Edited through Karl Fleig. Texts in German, French and English . measurement 28 x 22,7 cm , textile bind- ing

Volume three: tasks and ultimate Buildings
240 pages with greater than 450 plans, a few in col- ours, drawings, sketches and pictures. Index of works till 1976. Edited through Elissa Aalto and Karl Fleig. Texts in German, French and English. measurement 28 x 22,7 cm , fabric binding

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Edited by way of Karl Fleig. Texts in German and French, 256 pages, six hundred pictures and plans, Pbk

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Most of the design for furniture and utilitarian objects were executed in conjunction with an architectural project and with which they harmonized. The furniture for the library in Viipuri was exclusively of wood and formed a further development of the earlier attempt at the Paimio Sanatorium. Particular emphasis was laid on the creation of furniture which would be not only fitting for a public library but also equally versatile as mass-produced items. 60 Holzexperimente I Essais de bois I Experiments with wood 61 Eingangspartie I L'entree 1 Entrance area Haus des Architekten in Helsinki La maison de l'architecte Entwurf 1934 Projet 1934 Bauzeit 1935/36 Ursprünglich als Privathaus und Atelier geplant, dient es nun nach dem Bau eines neuen Ateliers nur noch als Wohnung mit privatem Studio des Architekten.

The furniture for the library in Viipuri was exclusively of wood and formed a further development of the earlier attempt at the Paimio Sanatorium. Particular emphasis was laid on the creation of furniture which would be not only fitting for a public library but also equally versatile as mass-produced items. 60 Holzexperimente I Essais de bois I Experiments with wood 61 Eingangspartie I L'entree 1 Entrance area Haus des Architekten in Helsinki La maison de l'architecte Entwurf 1934 Projet 1934 Bauzeit 1935/36 Ursprünglich als Privathaus und Atelier geplant, dient es nun nach dem Bau eines neuen Ateliers nur noch als Wohnung mit privatem Studio des Architekten.

Les parois de l'habitation sont en bois, les toits n'ont qu'une faible pente, Ia terrasse de l'etage superieur forme le jardin entre l'habitation et l'agence. The Architect's House in Helsinki Design 1934 Built 1935/36 Originally planned as a private house and office, it now serves, after completion of the newly added office, only as residence and private studio of Aalte. Materials: Frame of tubular steel filled with concrete. Exterior walls of whitewashed brick. The living areas of the house have walls of wood, the roofs have only a very slight slope, the terrace on the upper Ievei serves as a roof garden between the dwelling area and the studio area .

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