Alvar Aalto


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Alvar Aalto Finnish architect and designer of furniture (1898-1976)
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Alvar Aalto 's Villa Mairea (Flickr/08 ROTCH simoneau).
Refinishing Alvar Aalto 's Finnish Pavilion.
Alvar Aalto 's Finnish Pavilion for the Venice Biennale, originally designed as a temporary demountable structure, was built in 1956 and stayed solidly in a place for nearly 56 years until last year when a tree fell on the structure.
WITH a new contemporary art museum and the centennial of the birth of Alvar Aalto, the great Finnish architect, Helsinki is reminding the world of Finnish design prowess.