Alvar Aalto: Das Gesamtwerk / L'oeuvre compléte / The by Alvar Aalto

By Alvar Aalto

This three-volume set chronicles the total works of the Finnish grasp Alvar Aalto.

Aalto's designs encompassed the fields of portray, structure, sculpture, and furnishings, and are probably the most appealing and unique of contemporary instances. His blend of an curiosity in common, natural shapes with the modernist mandates of shape and light-weight in its purest elements makes him one of many said masters of recent structure, in addition to Le Corbusier and Frank Lloyd Wright. Ada Louise Huxtable writes of Aalto, "his deceptively easy variety is a cosmopolitan synthesis, a reconciliation of the enormous and the preferred, of the final and the actual, of the true and the mythic, of nature and art."

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

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Gebogen, sondern lediglich die natürliche Feuchtigkeit des Naturholzes ausgenutzt. Mit Paimio begann die Beschäftigung mit Innenarchitektur, die heute noch in der Firma «Artek» fortgesetzt wird. Durch Abkommen mit der Baukommission war es möglich, nicht nur Möbel, sondern auch Beleuchtungskörper, kleine Accessoires und andere Zubehörteile speziell zu entwerfen und zu entwikkeln. » 1 Bois courbeI Experiments with bent wood Les premiers modales de meubles Iegers en bois ont ete crees pour le Sanatorium de Paimio, non pas pour combattre Ia froideur des meubles en tubes d'acier, mais pour adopter une matiere convenant mieux au corps.

Der ganze Bau war, mit Ausnahme der Eingangspartien, die aus Naturstein bestanden, weiß verputzt. 44 Concours 1927 a Viipuri (Viborg) Construction 1930-1935 1" prix a La bibliotheque se trouve Viipuri, ville qui comptait environ 90000 habitants l'epoque de Ia construction. L'edifice a ete detruit par Ia guerre russo-finlandaise et se trouve en ruines. Depuis Ia fin de Ia guerre, Viipuri est en dehors des limites du pays. La bibliotheque se situait dans un beau parc a cöte de Ia cathedrale. La bibliotheque possedait des salles de lecture en amphitheätre, une salle de conference, une bibliotheque enfantine, une salle des periodiques et des bureaux.

The percentage of air exhausted by these zones decreases towards the exterior, so that the last zone has to take care of only the last remains of kitchen odors. Experience has proved this system to be most satisfactory, and the annoyance of swing doors has been eliminated. - (UOO . '• Die Angestelltenhäuser 1 Maisons des employes I Employees' houses - ISIJ - - 'l7oo IJ(.. Grundriß 1 : 100 eines Angestelltenhauses Plan d'une maison d'employe Plan of an employee's house Grundriß 1: 200 einer Reihe von Angestelltenhäusern Plan d'une rangee de maisons d'employes Plan of a row of employees' houses Paimio 41 Holzexperimente Die ersten leichten Holzmöbeltypen wurden für das Sanatorium Paimio entwickelt, nicht aus Protest gegen die kalten Eigenschaften der Stahlrohrmöbel, aberdoch mit dem bestimmten Ziel, mehr Material zu verwenden, das dem menschlichen Körper besser angepaßt ist.

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