Alvar Aalto Houses

Aalto, Alvar
Publisher: Birkhäuser
Binding: Hardcover
Language: English
Pages: 224
Measurements: 20.20 x 20.90 cm

Over the course of a career spanning more than fifty years, Finnish architect and designer Alvar Aalto (1898-1976) designed nearly one hundred single-family houses. Aalto, who is also known for his furniture and glassware, worked in a unique style that blended modernism and traditional vernacular architecture. Authors Jari and Sirkkaliisa Jetsonen (Finnish Summer Houses) present twenty-six of Aalto’s innovative residences from small summer homes and postwar standardized housing to large housing complexes for industrial commissions built between the 1920s to the 1960s.

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