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Aalto, Alvar 1898-1976

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Alvar Aalto by Richard Weston( Book )
24 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 660 libraries worldwide
Der finnische Architekt Alvar Aalto entwickelte, ausgehend vom Neoklassizismus und Rationalismus, einen unverwechselbaren eigenen Stil, der funktionale und expressive Momente verschmilzt und dabei den Menschen und seine Bedürfnisse immer in den Mittelpunkt stellt. Das Gesamtwerk mit Bauten und Projekten aus den Jahren 1922-1976 liegt in der 6.Auflage vor. Zahlreiche Fotos, Pläne und Skizzen zeigen in chronologischer Rheinfolge alle wichtigeren Bauten
Alvar Aalto furniture by Alvar Aalto( Book )
5 editions published in 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 482 libraries worldwide
Sketches by Alvar Aalto( Book )
15 editions published between 1978 and 1985 in English and German and held by 476 libraries worldwide
Alvar Aalto : the complete catalogue of architecture, design, and art by Göran Schildt( Book )
11 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 444 libraries worldwide
One of the masters of modern architecture, Alvar Aalto (1898-1976) was a prolific and influential architect, a gifted painter, and a talented, world-renowned designer. In this comprehensive catalogue all his known works from the early 1920s to his final designs in the 1970s are presented and described. With the full cooperation of the Alvar Aalto Foundation, Goran Schildt has explored its archives, and some 20,000 letters, memoranda and contemporary newspaper cuttings as well as many building models, to ensure that every work is included in this volume. It contains full descriptions, accompanied by abundant illustrations, of all of Aalto's realized and unrealized architectural projects: regional and urban plans, churches, theaters, libraries, museums, office and factory buildings, public housing, and private residences. Aalto's design skill is prominently featured in his furniture, light fixtures, glass, objets d'art, textiles, jewelry, graphic design, and stage sets
Alvar Aalto houses by Jari Jetsonen( Book )
15 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 407 libraries worldwide
Presents 26 of the architects most important residences, showcasing his work from the 1920s through the 1960s
Alvar Aalto in his own words by Alvar Aalto( Book )
13 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 405 libraries worldwide
To celebrate the centennial of the birth of the great Finnish architect, Alvar Aalto, Alvar Aalto in His Own Words presents, for the first time, an illuminating collection of over 75 of his visionary lectures, speeches, articles, and other writings, and 100 archival illustrations. These fascinating texts illustrate important aspects of Aalto's outlook and career. They begin with a charming piece, dictated by Aalto near the end of his life, about growing up beneath his father's two-tiered white table where the surveyor's apprentices worked - and his gradual ascent to the top tier. From Aalto's early writings (which he signed with the pseudonym 'Ping') there is a satirical sketch about Christmas festivities at Benvenuto Cellini's place, attended by an unlikely mix of characters including Eliel Saarinen, Andre Le Notre, and Katshusika Hokusai. Aalto's often-idealistic reform projects - his Renaissance revival, his rationalistic utopia - his writings as a propagandist during the war years; his comments on his own crucial travels to Italy, the 1939 New York World's Fair, and the "decadence of public buildings"; critiques of building and furniture design - all reveal the progression of ideas and convictions that grew and changed throughout Aalto's life, both reflecting and influencing the course of architecture in the twentieth century. Other influences are also revealed in Aalto's contact with the Bauhaus in Germany, De Stijl in the Netherlands, Le Corbusier in France, and such important friends as Sven Markelius, Gunnar Asplund, Laszlo Moholy-Nagy, Siegried Giedion, Lewis Mumford, Walter Gropius, and Frank Lloyd Wright, some of whom Aalto eulogizes in the chapter 'In Memoriam'
Aalto and America ( Book )
5 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 326 libraries worldwide
Overview: The internationally renowned Finnish architect and designer Alvar Aalto (1898-1976) created several landmarks of modern design in the United States. The first, the Finland Pavilion at the New York World's Fair in 1939, introduced his pioneering style to the country and established his reputation among his American peers. Subsequent designs produced in the United States marked major turning points in his evolving position as an architect. His commissioned project for the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Baker House dormitory (completed 1949) features an undulating facade of red brick, a material that references the building's Boston surroundings. Aalto's fan-shaped plan for the Mount Angel Abbey Library (completed 1970) in St. Benedict, Oregon, his consummate exploration of the library type, capitalizes on the local terrain and the use of natural light. Aalto's designs had a lasting impact on American modernism, but his experiences in America also profoundly influenced his own stylistic development. 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 : through the eyes of Shigeru Ban by Alvar Aalto( Book )
10 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 267 libraries worldwide
Alvar Aalto is universally acknowledged as one of the most important figures of twentieth century architecture. This book looks at his working processes and models, and at the way his work has positioned itself globally. It is a useful reading for architects, designers and those interested in the origins of contemporary architecture and culture
Alvar Aalto : master works by Göran Schildt( Book )
10 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 257 libraries worldwide
Published to coincide with the centennial of Aalto's birth and a major retrospective exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art, this book is a showcase for this modern master's oeuvre, featuring projects from Scandinavia, Europe and America
Alvar Aalto : second nature ( Book )
7 editions published in 2014 in English and German and held by 215 libraries worldwide
"The Magus of the North" : this was the epithet which architecture critic Sigfried Giedion found for Alvar Aalto (1898-1976), the best-known Finnish architect of his generation and a major exponent of a different kind of modernism - one conceived on a more human scale. His buildings, such as the Paimio Tuberculosis Sanatorium or the legendary Villa Mairea, stand for a masterly, organic combination of volumes, materials and light. His laminated plywood chairs made him one of the most important designers of the twentieth century, while his Savoy Vase has come to be seen as the epitome of Finnish and organic design. Alvar Aalto - Second Nature draws on recent research into Aalto's oeuvre to present a comprehensive overview of his work in architecture, design and urban planning, with a special focus on his dialogue with major contemporary artists - including László Moholy-Nagy, Hans Arp, Alexander Calder and Fernand Léger - and his fascination with film, cinema and photography. The book features eleven essays by authors from various countries. The catalogue section presents numerous original drawings from the Alvar Aalto Museum and pieces of Aalto furniture from the holdings of the Vitra Design Museum. A complete list of all his buildings and projects is also included, along with several photographic essays by the artist Armin Linke showing Aalto's buildings from a contemporary perspective
Viipuri Library, 1927-1935 : Alvar Aalto by Michael Spens( Book )
5 editions published in 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 208 libraries worldwide
The architectural drawings of Alvar Aalto, 1917-1939 : in eleven volumes by Alvar Aalto( Book )
80 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 200 libraries worldwide
Alvar Aalto, 1898-1976 : paradise for the man in the street by Louna Lahti( Book )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and French and held by 183 libraries worldwide
One of the most important architects of the 20th century, Alvar Aalto is responsible for creating the minimalist, Scandinavian-style which dominates much of contemporary design. This book profiles his most imporant projects, including the Finlandia Hall in Helsinki and the Church of Three Crosses in Imatra, Finland
Alvar Aalto by Alvar Aalto( Book )
14 editions published between 1978 and 1988 in 4 languages and held by 157 libraries worldwide
Alvar Aalto, designer by Alvar Aalto( Book )
10 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 142 libraries worldwide
"Alvar Aalto is recognized today as one of the great masters of modern architecture. Through the innovations in form and line that were born in his furniture designs, Aalto's name has also become important in the history of design. His contribution to furniture design was among his foremost achievements in its own right, and it sowed the seed from which many of his architectural ideas sprang forth. This book is the first comprehensive illustrated book on the designs of Alvar Aalto. Articles written by experts will shed light on many aspects of Aalto's wide-ranging scope as a designer of furniture, glass and light fittings. The book also contains an illustrated catalogue of Aalto's best-known designs and their variations"--Bookjacket
Alvar Aalto apartments by Jari Jetsonen( Book )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 136 libraries worldwide
Alvar Aalto was concerned about the social aspect in all building. This book contains not only a pictorial record of Aalto's collective housing but also an extensive discussion of his ideals about dwellings
Alvar Aalto als Designer by Werner Blaser( Book )
8 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in 4 languages and held by 103 libraries worldwide
Alvar Aalto by Alvar Aalto( Book )
18 editions published between 1971 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 103 libraries worldwide
Alvar Aalto by Karl Fleig( Book )
4 editions published in 1999 in 3 languages and held by 95 libraries worldwide
Alvar Aalto by Richard Weston( Book )
6 editions published in 1997 in Spanish and English and held by 92 libraries worldwide
Om den finske arkitekt Alvar Aalto (1898-1976)
 
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Aalto 1898-1976
Aalto, A. 1898-1976
Aalto, Alvar
Aalto, Alvar Hugo.
Aalto, Alvar Hugo Henrik 1898-1976
Aalto, Alvars 1898-1976
Aalto, Hugo 1898-1976
Aalto, Hugo Alvar Henrik.
Aalto, Hugo Alvar Henrik 1898-1976
Aalto, Hugo Henrik Alvar 1898-1976
Ālto, A. 1898-1976
Ālto, A. (Alvars), 1898-1976
Ālto, Alvars 1898-1976
Alvar Aalto
Alvar Aalto architect et designer finnois
Alvar Aalto architetto, designer e accademico finlandese
Alvar Aalto arquitecto finlandés
Alvar Aalto finn építész és formatervező, várostervező
Alvar Aalto finnischer Architekt und Industriedesigner
Alvar Aalto Fins architect
Alvar Aalto finsk arkitekt och designer
Alvar Aalto fiński architekt
Alvars Ālto
Āruto, Aruvā
Āruto, Aruvā 1898-1976
Hugo Alvar Henrik Aalto Finnish architect and designer
Hugo Henrik Alvar Aalto
Άλβαρ Άαλτο Φινλανδός αρχιτέκτονας και βιομηχανικός σχεδιαστής
Аалто
Аалто Алвар
Аалто, Алвар 1898-1976
Аалто Хуго Алвар Хенрик
Алвар Аалта
Алвар Аалто финский архитектор и дизайнер, крупнейшая фигура в архитектуре Финляндии
Алвар Алто
Алвар Гуго Аалто
Алто, Алвар 1898-1976
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ألفار آلتو
ألفار ألتو، 1898-1976
آلوار آلتو
அல்வார் ஆல்ட்டோ
อัลวา อัลโต
ალვარ აალტო
알바르 알토
알토, 알바 1898-1976
알토, 푸고 알바 헨리코 1898-1976
アアルト, アルヴァ
アルヴァ・アールト
アールト, アルヴァー
アールト, アルヴァル
阿尔瓦尔·阿尔托
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