Drawings (all) Alvar Aalto Museum Archives. Drawings (all) Alvar Aalto Museum Archives. The Alvar Aalto Museum is sited on a slope leading down towards Lake Jyväsjärvi. It features an exhibition of all his major buildings with words about them, diagrams, maps, some models and photos. ISBN 978-952-5371-48-2 cat., Museum of Modern Art. Other image and copyright information are mentioned below each enlargened picture. Alvar Aalto wanted to ‘free’ glass from geometric form and create an … The text is based on sources in the Alvar Aalto Museum archives. Alvar Aalto Museum Alvar Aallon katu 7, FI-40600 Jyväskylä +358 40 135 6210. Gift of Edgar Kaufmann, Jr. 710.1943.1.
The Aalto House Riihitie 20, FI-00330 Helsinki +358 9 481 350 Pictures. English translation by Nicholas Mayow. Photo: Mikko Hietaharju, Alvar Aalto Museum. Other image and copyright information are mentioned below each enlargened picture.
Alvar Aalto finalised his designs in 1973.
Pictures. The first plans for the museum building were completed in 1970. The Alvar Aalto Museum is sited on a slope leading down towards Lake Jyväsjärvi. 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. Google apps. Alvar Aalto finalised his designs in 1973. The museum will reopen in 2019 after renovation. Studio Aalto Tiilimäki 20, FI-00330 Helsinki +358 09 480 123. Above a high, white-painted concrete plinth, the elevations of the Alvar Aalto Museum are clad in light-coloured ceramic […] The area of the museum had to be reduced because of limited financial resources. Alvar Aalto seems to have been strongly influenced by his maternal grandfather, Hugo Hamilkar Hackstedt, who was a forester and teacher at the Evo Forest Institute south of Tampere and had a wide range of technical and intellectual interests. The residency exists to provide emerging designers with time and space away from their regular environment to reflect, research and consider new ways of developing their practice. Proof reading by Maiju Westman. In 2017, the Alvar Aalto Museum launched Alvar Aalto Cities, that is, a network of cities containing buildings by Alvar Aalto. The Aalto House was in residential use until architect Elissa Aalto’s death in 1994, when it came into the custodianship of the Alvar Aalto Foundation. Enjoyable museum, nice cafes, beautiful building A lovely building designed by the internationally renowned architect Alvar Aalto. About the exhibtion.