The booklets in this series present buildings designed by Alvar Aalto, with introductory texts based either on Alvar Aalto’s own writings or on articles written by architectural experts. The contents are enlivened by photographs and architectural drawings of the buildings then and now. The serie has been published since 1976.
Between 1927 and 1933, the Aalto family lived in Turku, in South-western coast of Finland. The location of the city granted swift connections with Sweden, Germany and other states facing the Baltic, which allowed Aalto to intensify relations with the most prominent European architects of the time. In 1929 Aalto-designed a building for Turun Sanomat news paper print, and this was the first example of a Functionalist building in Finland!
49 pages, soft bound, texts in English, Finnish and Swedish.
Publisher Alvar Aalto Museum (2020)