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By Alvar Aalto

ISBN-10: 3764355174

ISBN-13: 9783764355173

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

Aalto's designs encompassed the fields of portray, structure, sculpture, and furnishings, and are essentially the most attractive and unique of recent instances. His blend of an curiosity in average, 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, besides Le Corbusier and Frank Lloyd Wright. Ada Louise Huxtable writes of Aalto, "his deceptively easy variety is a worldly synthesis, a reconciliation of the huge and the preferred, of the final and the actual, of the genuine and the mythic, of nature and art."

This publication is one in every of cornerstones of any critical architectural library.

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A l'est, l'entree de Ia salle des periodiques. Le bätiment etait crepi en blanc, pour Contraster avec les arbres du parc, a l'exception des entrees, qui etaient en pierre naturelle bleuätre. a Library in Viipuri Competition 1927 1st Prize Erected 1930-1935 The library is located in the city of Viipuri, which numbered 90,000 inhabitants at the time the library was built. The building was totally destroyed in the RussoFinnish War and stands today in ruins. Since this war Viipuri is no Ionger in Finnish territory.

C'est pourquoi il n'y a pas de lustrerie visible. Le chauffage est dans le plafond, mais non sur taute Ia surface. Les panneaux chauffants sont installes pour concentrer Ia chaleur au pied du lit et eviter le rayonnement sur Ia tete du malade. ·Au reste, il n'y a qu'une faible chaleur ambiante. Un systeme special pour les fenetres fait que l'air frais est tempere en penetrant de biais a travers le chässis. Les entrees d'air se trouvent aussi eloignees que possible des malades. The basic unit: the patients' room.

Le chauffage par rayonnement etait place dans les plafonds. The various floor plans overlap so that the building can only be understood by a simultaneaus glance at the plans of all Ievels. On the central axis of the ground floor was the main entrance, under the Jending department and reading rooms. Checking and shipping arealso located along this axis, but one and a half storeys higher. ln order to completely insulate the library from traffic noise the exterior walls, which also contained ventilation ducts and mechanical piping, were built 30 in.

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