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Author Suominen-Kokkonen, Renja.

Title Aino and Alvar Aalto : a shared journey : interpretations of an everyday modernism / Renja Suominen-Kokkonen ; [translated by Jüri Kokkonen]
Published [Jyväskylä] : Alvar Aalto Foundation : Alvar Aalto Museum, [2007]


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Description 224 pages : illustrations (some color), plans ; 25 cm
Series Aalto studies ; 1
Aalto studies ; 1
Contents Introduction : Aalto studies and modernism in housing -- The silent central personage: the architect Aino Marsio-Aalto -- Towards a happier society: Aino and Alvar Aalto and Turku in the 1920s -- From Alberti to Aalto: the trinity of domicile, family and architecture -- The ideal image of the home: the Aalto house and the homes of Aino and Alvar Aalto -- The interior design of the Villa Mairea -- A library of art?: the Villa Mairea and notes on the gender of the art collector -- Aesthetics or politics: the "danger" of Finnish architecture and design during the so-called first Republic of 1919-1944
Notes Collection of articles, some translated from the Finnish
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Aalto, Aino, 1894-1949.
Aalto, Alvar, 1898-1976.
Architecture, Domestic -- Finland.
Architecture, Modern -- 20th century.
Modern movement (Architecture) -- Finland.
Author Kokkonen, Jüri.
LC no. 2009498949
ISBN 9525371328 (paperback)
9789525371321 (paperback)