[Home]Alvar Aalto

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(February 3, 1898, Kuortane, Finland -May 11, 1976, Helsinki, Finland), architect and a designer of furniture and glassware. One of the first and most influential architects of the Scandinavian modern movement. Major works include the Finlandia Hall in Helsinki, Finland, and the campus of Helsinki University of Technology. Aalto's glassware include the world-famous "Aalto" Vase.

important buildings

Baker Dormitory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1947-48, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Mount Angel Abbey Library, 1970, Mount Angel, Oregon

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