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By Alvar Aalto

ISBN-10: 3764355174

ISBN-13: 9783764355173

This three-volume set chronicles the whole works of the Finnish grasp Alvar Aalto.

Aalto's designs encompassed the fields of portray, structure, sculpture, and furnishings, and are probably the most appealing and unique of recent occasions. His blend of an curiosity in common, natural shapes with the modernist mandates of shape and light-weight in its purest facets makes him one of many stated masters of contemporary structure, in addition to Le Corbusier and Frank Lloyd Wright. Ada Louise Huxtable writes of Aalto, "his deceptively easy type is a worldly synthesis, a reconciliation of the enormous and the preferred, of the final and the actual, of the genuine and the mythic, of nature and art."

This ebook is one in all cornerstones of any critical architectural library.

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Ent. Furthermore, conventional hospital rooms are rtever designed for constantly bed-ridden patients. The contrasts in color and mass between vertical walls and horizontal ceilings resulting from both natural and artificial light are not particularly well-suited for patients who are especially sensitive because of their illness. A tuberculosis sanatorium is, to all intents and purposes, a house with open windows . Mechanical ventilation does not enter into the picture because natural ventilation with fresh, ozone-rich air is of the utmost importance in the healing process.

Es wurde aber nicht mit der üblichen Technik mit Hilfe von Dampf usw. gebogen, sondern lediglich die natürliche Feuchtigkeit des Naturholzes ausgenutzt. Mit Paimio begann die Beschäftigung mit Innenarchitektur, die heute noch in der Firma «Artek» fortgesetzt wird. Durch Abkommen mit der Baukommission war es möglich, nicht nur Möbel, sondern auch Beleuchtungskörper, kleine Accessoires und andere Zubehörteile speziell zu entwerfen und zu entwikkeln. » 1 Bois courbeI Experiments with bent wood Les premiers modales de meubles Iegers en bois ont ete crees pour le Sanatorium de Paimio, non pas pour combattre Ia froideur des meubles en tubes d'acier, mais pour adopter une matiere convenant mieux au corps.

40 Paimio La seule ventilation mecanique du sanatorium se trouve a Ia cuisine; eile est installee de sorte qu'on puisse se dispenserde portes entre Ia cuisine, l'office et Ia salle a manger. Un canal en verre a compartiments evacue l'air vicie, comme dans les fabriques de papier. Quatre compartiments de ventilation sont disposes au-dessus des marmites et chacun evacue un pourcentage moindre dans Ia mesure ou il est place plus haut. Le dernier· n'absorbe plus qua les ultimes traces d'odeurs. Ce systeme fonctionne satisfaction et, surtout, il evite Je va-et-vient des portes.

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