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ABOUT ALVAR AaLTOS BACKGROUND Alvar Aalto Name Alvar Aalto NationalityFinnish Birth dateFebruary 3, 1898

FAMOUS WORKS Significant buildings Piamio Sanatorium Viipuri library Baker House Finlandia Hall Experimental House of Aalto Significant design Savoy Vase Paimio Chair

PIAMIO SANATORIUM Paimio Sanatorium is a former tuberculosis sanatorium in Paimio, Finland Proper He called this building a medical instrument Particular attention was paid to the design of patients bedroom

MUNICIPAL LIBRARY at VIIPURI The Municipal Library in Vyborg, Russia is an internationally acclaimed design by the Finnish architect Alvar Aalto. The library, built in 193335 and "considered the first manifestation of regional modernism used to be famous for its wave-shaped ceiling in the auditorium.

BAKER HOUSE Baker House is a co-ed dormitory in 1947-1948 and built in 1949. Its distinctive design has an undulating shape which allows most rooms a view of the Charles River, gives many of the rooms a wedge layout.

FINLANDIA HALL BuildingType Concert Hall Location Helsinki, Finland Construction Started December 1967 Completed 2 December 1971 Design Team Architect Alvar Aalto

SAVOY or AaLTO VASE Savoy Vase, is a world famous piece of glassware and an iconic piece of Finnish design created by Alvar Aalto and his wife Aino Marsio. The vase was originally designed as an entry in a design competition for the Karhula-littala glassworks factory in 1936.

PIAMIO CHAIR Aalto's cantilevered birch wood Paimio Chair, designed for the Paimio Sanatorium The degree of bending of wood was tested in this Aalto sought a more organic style to feature nature

Presented by : PALAK ACHARYA AR 0107 SECOND SEM. V.D.A