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By Alvar Aalto, Karl Fleig

It's an awesome monograph at the nice Finnish architect.

This three-volume set chronicles the total works of the Finnish grasp Alvar Aalto.
Aalto's designs encompassed the fields of portray, structure, sculpture, and furnishings, and are the most appealing and unique of contemporary instances.

His blend of an curiosity in typical, natural shapes with the modernist mandates of shape and lightweight in its purest features makes him one of many stated masters of contemporary structure, in addition to Le Corbusier and Frank Lloyd Wright. Ada Louise Huxtable writes of Aalto, "his deceptively uncomplicated variety is a cosmopolitan synthesis, a reconciliation of the huge and the preferred, of the overall and the actual, of the genuine and the mythic, of nature and art."

This ebook is considered one of cornerstones of any critical architectural library.

Contents:
Volume 1: 1922-1962
276 pages with 283 photos, eighty five plans and eighty four sketches. Edited by means of Karl Fleig. Texts in German, French and English. dimension 28 x 22,7 cm, textile bind- ing

Volume 2: 1963-1970
248 pages with 317 photos and 157 plans and sketches, a few in colors. Index of works 1918-1971 . Edited by means of Karl Fleig. Texts in German, French and English . measurement 28 x 22,7 cm , fabric bind- ing

Volume three: tasks and ultimate Buildings
240 pages with greater than 450 plans, a few in col- ours, drawings, sketches and images. Index of works till 1976. Edited via Elissa Aalto and Karl Fleig. Texts in German, French and English. dimension 28 x 22,7 cm , textile binding

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Edited by way of Karl Fleig. Texts in German and French, 256 pages, six hundred images and plans, Pbk

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0 Les niveaux se superposaient comme on peut le comprendre en considerant les plans simultanement. Dans l'axe du rez-de-chaussee il y avait l'entree principale, situee sous le depöt de livres et les salles de lecture. La surveillance et l'expedition se trouvaient egalement dans cet axe, mais un etage et demi audessus. Afin d'isoler Ia bibliotheque du bruitexterieur,les murs, qui contenaient aussi Ia ventilation et les installations, furent construits a 75 cm d'epaisseur. La ventilation empruntait l'air frais, filtre et tempere.

L'acoustique le vaut pour une salle de conference. La salle est destinee egalement aux congres et aux soin~es de discussion, aussi l'acoustique ne doit-elle pas seulement etre etudiee en raison d'un orateur et d'un auditoire, mais encore en considerant le fait qu'il y a des assemblees ou chacun peut prendre Ia parole. Le plafond ondule, constitue avec de fines baguettes en bois, etait conc;:u pour obtenir que Ia sonorite des mots se repande le mieux possible, quel que soit l'emplacement de l'orateur.

Four zones are arranged in a cruciform fashion over the kitchen machines. The percentage of air exhausted by these zones decreases towards the exterior, so that the last zone has to take care of only the last remains of kitchen odors. Experience has proved this system to be most satisfactory, and the annoyance of swing doors has been eliminated. - (UOO . '• Die Angestelltenhäuser 1 Maisons des employes I Employees' houses - ISIJ - - 'l7oo IJ(.. Grundriß 1 : 100 eines Angestelltenhauses Plan d'une maison d'employe Plan of an employee's house Grundriß 1: 200 einer Reihe von Angestelltenhäusern Plan d'une rangee de maisons d'employes Plan of a row of employees' houses Paimio 41 Holzexperimente Die ersten leichten Holzmöbeltypen wurden für das Sanatorium Paimio entwickelt, nicht aus Protest gegen die kalten Eigenschaften der Stahlrohrmöbel, aberdoch mit dem bestimmten Ziel, mehr Material zu verwenden, das dem menschlichen Körper besser angepaßt ist.

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