Alvar Aalto Houses

Alvar Aalto Houses

Jari Jetsonen, Sirkkaliisa Jetsonen


through the process a occupation spanning greater than fifty years, Finnish architect and clothier Alvar Aalto (1898-1976) designed approximately 100 single-family homes. Aalto, additionally recognized for his furnishings and glassware, labored in a particular sort that mixed modernism and conventional vernacular structure. Now on hand in paperback, Alvar Aalto Houses provides twenty-six of Aalto's leading edge residences-from small summer time houses and postwar standardized housing to massive housing complexes for commercial commissions-built among the Nineteen Twenties and the Sixties.

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