Alvar Aalto: Das Gesamtwerk / L'oeuvre compléte / The by Alvar Aalto, Karl Fleig

By Alvar Aalto, Karl Fleig

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

This three-volume set chronicles the entire works of the Finnish grasp Alvar Aalto.
Aalto's designs encompassed the fields of portray, structure, sculpture, and furnishings, and are one of the most attractive and unique of recent occasions.

His mixture of an curiosity in typical, natural shapes with the modernist mandates of shape and light-weight in its purest points makes him one of many said masters of recent structure, in addition to Le Corbusier and Frank Lloyd Wright. Ada Louise Huxtable writes of Aalto, "his deceptively easy type 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 publication is one in every of cornerstones of any severe architectural library.

Contents:
Volume 1: 1922-1962
276 pages with 283 images, 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 pictures 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 . dimension 28 x 22,7 cm , textile 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 until eventually 1976. Edited by way of Elissa Aalto and Karl Fleig. Texts in German, French and English. dimension 28 x 22,7 cm , textile binding

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

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Künstliche Luftkonditionierung kommt nicht in Frage, da natürliche Ventilation mit frischer, ozonreicher Luft für die Heilwirkung von wesentlicher Bedeutung ist. Die Zimmer und Wohnungen des Personals sind so gelegen, daß es so wenig wie möglich unter der Sanatoriumsatmosphäre leidet. Von keinem Personalzimmer aus sind Korridore oder Patientenzimmer zu sehen. Auch die Treppen und Lifts zum Personaltrakt sind möglichst fern von denjenigen der Patientenabteilungen gehalten. Die Notausgänge sind so gelegt, daß sie von den Besuchern des Personals benutzt werden können, ohne auch nur im geringsten mit der Sanatoriumsatmosphäre in Berührung zu kommen.

With Paimio began the pursuit of interior design, which, still today, continues with the firm "Artek". Similar agreements with the building committee made it possible to develop not only furniture, but also lighting fixtures, smaller accessories and other specially designed components as weil. Holzexperimente I Essais avec bois courbe 1 Experiments with bent wood Paimio 43 Flugbild der Bibliothek; rechts die alte Kathedrale Vue aerienne ; a droite Ia cathedrale Aerial view; on the right the cathedral Bibliothek in Viipuri Wettbewerb 1927 1.

Die Zimmer und Wohnungen des Personals sind so gelegen, daß es so wenig wie möglich unter der Sanatoriumsatmosphäre leidet. Von keinem Personalzimmer aus sind Korridore oder Patientenzimmer zu sehen. Auch die Treppen und Lifts zum Personaltrakt sind möglichst fern von denjenigen der Patientenabteilungen gehalten. Die Notausgänge sind so gelegt, daß sie von den Besuchern des Personals benutzt werden können, ohne auch nur im geringsten mit der Sanatoriumsatmosphäre in Berührung zu kommen. Die höheren Angestellten, die Ärzte, aber auch das übrige Personal sind in Reihenhäusern, ebenfalls ohne Sicht auf das Sanatorium, untergebracht.

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