Alvar Aalto

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Alvar Aalto
Alvar and Elissa Aalto.jpg
Alvar an Elissa Aalto in the 1950s
BornHugo Alvar Henrik Aalto
3 Februar 1898(1898-02-03)
Kuortane, Finland
Died11 Mey 1976(1976-05-11) (aged 78)
Helsinki, Finland
NaitionalityFinnish
Hauf-marrae(s)Aino Marsio
(m. 1925–49; her death)
Elissa Mäkiniemi
(m. 1952–76; his death)
Childer2
AwairdsRIBA Gowd Medal
AIA Gowd Medal
BigginsPaimio Sanatorium
Säynätsalo Toun Haw
Viipuri Librar
Villa Mairea
Baker House
Finlandia Hall
ProjectsHelsinki City Centre
DesignSavoy Vase
Paimio Chair

Hugo Alvar Henrik Aalto (pronounced [ˈhuɡo ˈɑlʋɑr ˈhenrik ˈɑːlto]; 3 Februar 1898 – 11 Mey 1976) wis a Finnish airchitect an designer, as well as a sculptor an penter.[1]

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  • Chilvers, Ian, ed. (2004) [1988]. "Aalto, Alvar". The Oxford Dictionary of Art (3rd ed.). Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press. ISBN 0-19-860476-9.