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The Nordic House by Alvar Aalto

Posted on February 12, 2016 by Toothpicker

 

 
I am a big fan of Finnish Modernist architect Alvar Aalto's work ( you can read my previous entry on him here). Although most of Aalto's buildings are located in Finland, he did build a few outside of Finland in his later years, and The Nordic House in Reykjavik is one [...]

This post was posted in Architecture, Travel, Finnish design, Design, Modernist & Art Deco, Iceland, Reykjavijk and was tagged with alvar aalto, Finnish design, modernist architecture, Reykjavik


The world of Alvar Aalto

Posted on September 14, 2012 by Toothpicker

Finlandia Hall (1967-71) and the interior of Academic bookshop (1966-1969)

 
I still remember how impressed I was after seeing 'Alvar Aalto: Through the Eyes of Shigeru Ban' exhibition at the Barbican back in 2007, as I am a fan of both architects. Hence I couldn't miss the opportunity to visit Alvar Aalto's [...]

This post was posted in Architecture, Travel, Helsiniki, Finnish design, Design, Modernist & Art Deco and was tagged with Helsinki, alvar aalto, Finnish design, modernist architecture


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