Alvar Aalto: Second Nature

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Described by the architectural critic Sigfried Giedion as the “Magus of the North,” Alvar Aalto (1898–1976) is the best-known Finnish architect of his generation and a leading proponent of a more human modernism. His buildings such as the Paimio Sanatorium (1933), the legendary Villa Mairea (1939) and the church of the Three Crosses in Vuoksenniska (1958), embody a masterful interplay of organic volumes, forms and materials. From door handles and lighting fixtures to built-in furniture, Aalto frequently designed complete interiors down to the smallest detail. With his plywood chairs, the master builder additionally became one of the most significant designers of the twentieth century. His Savoy Vase represents the quintessential qualities of Finnish and organic design. 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…

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ArtistAlvar Aalto
AuthorJochen Eisenbrand; Pedro Gadanho; Dörte Kuhlmann; Peter MacKeith; Mina Marefat; Marco Michelis; Ákos Moravánszky; Eric Mumford
BindingHardcover
CreatorJochen Eisenbrand; Mateo Kries
EAN9783931936938
EAN ListEAN List Element: 9783931936938
EditionReprint
ISBN3931936937
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Item DimensionsHeight: 950; Length: 675; Weight: 346; Width: 175
LabelVitra Design Museum
ManufacturerVitra Design Museum
Number Of Items1
Number Of Pages648
Package DimensionsHeight: 197; Length: 965; Weight: 350; Width: 689
Package Quantity1
Product GroupBook
Product Type NameABIS_BOOK
Publication Date2014-11-30
PublisherVitra Design Museum
Release Date2014-11-30
StudioVitra Design Museum
TitleAlvar Aalto: Second Nature
Trade In ValueAmount: 2117; Currency Code: USD; Formatted Price: $21.17

Described by the architectural critic Sigfried Giedion as the “Magus of the North,” Alvar Aalto (1898–1976) is the best-known Finnish architect of his generation and a leading proponent of a more human modernism. His buildings such as the Paimio Sanatorium (1933), the legendary Villa Mairea (1939) and the church of the Three Crosses in Vuoksenniska (1958), embody a masterful interplay of organic volumes, forms and materials. From door handles and lighting fixtures to built-in furniture, Aalto frequently designed complete interiors down to the smallest detail. With his plywood chairs, the master builder additionally became one of the most significant designers of the twentieth century. His Savoy Vase represents the quintessential qualities of Finnish and organic design. 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...

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