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Alvar Aalto

Author: Richard Weston; Alvar Aalto
Publisher: London : Phaidon Press, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st pbk. edView all editions and formats
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An award-winning monograph on the internationally renowned Modern architect.

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Alvar Aalto; Alvar Aalto; Alvar Aalto; Alvar Aalto
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Weston; Alvar Aalto
ISBN: 0714837105 9780714837109 071483159X 9780714831596
OCLC Number: 40129671
Awards: Winner of Sir Banister Fletcher Prize of the Author's Club 1995
Description: 240 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 30 cm
Contents: Finland - landscape, architecture and national identity; a classical education; from classicism to functionalism; nature and culture; dwelling in the modern world; the sense of place; the individual and the institution; building in the city; the academic campus; the centre of the town; sacred space; places of public assembly; conclusion - an architecture of democracy.
Responsibility: Richard Weston.

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"A handsome tome, well backed up with as many architect's drawings as you are likely to get today and exquisite photographs that bring Alvar Aalto's magic right into your lap."-Architects' Journal Read more...

 
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