ALVAR AALTO - A LVAR AALTO ENVD 1004 March 16th 2010 Alvar...

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ALVAR AALTO ENVD 1004 March 16 th 2010 Alvar Aalto- Much a part of Evolution of Modern Architecture or Nordic modernism: Only purpose is to support people, It was a closer examination of the historical facts that reveals that Aalto closely followed and had personal contact with other pioneers. I moved from Nordic Classicism- a style that had been a reaction to the previous dominate style of National Romanticism - Intimately connected to nature - Born in Finland - “Our human identity is always scale”- we are nature o True arch exists only when we are nature o Alternative modernism with focus on: Particular Experience Meaning Culture Commonplace Vernacular - Themes: o Reconstructing paradise o Making places for ordinary people o Building the site o Reintegrate nature and culture- bring humans back with nature o Humanizing architecture o Drawing was a means of thinking His Drawings created buildings into a landscape and landscapes into buildings - Paintings always included 4 things o Room
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