Alvar Aalto In His Own Words

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9780847820801: Alvar Aalto In His Own Words

Schildt presents 77 of the eminent Finnish a rchitect''s previously unpublished lectures, speeches, articl es and other writings, together with 89 explanatory notes, w hich reveal important aspects of Aalto''s outlook and career. '

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The year 1998 marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of Finnish architect Alvar Aalto, and this book of his writings is one of many publications and exhibitions designed to commemorate it. Editor Goran Schildt is Aalto's official biographer. He has compiled a lifetime of Aalto's thoughts, and provided all the connective tissue a reader needs to place those thoughts in context. The architect, he says, "shunned the role of prophet and was averse to the abstract hair-splitting practised by art critics today." Instead, he was "a social creature," whose "gift of doubt" sets him apart from pontificators of all eras.

Aalto's writings are filled with theories--many profoundly idealistic--that are part of a less cynical age, when humanists believed that social change through culture was an imminent likelihood. Priceless passages abound, not all of them about architecture. Aalto writes with high spirits about setting toilet-paper bonfires with his two brothers in childhood, for instance, or drunken parties with poets, artists, and other architects (notably his teacher, Eliel Saarinen). Aalto's famously lithe and accomplished pencil drawings, which prove the artist in the architect, illustrate the book, along with photographs of his buildings.

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Alvar Aalto
Editorial: Rizzoli (1998)
ISBN 10: 0847820807 ISBN 13: 9780847820801
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Descripción Rizzoli, 1998. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería P110847820807

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