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Aalto and America / edited by Stanford Anderson, Gail Fenske, and David Fixler

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Author:
Aalto, Alvar 1898-1976  Search this
Anderson, Stanford  Search this
Fenske, Gail  Search this
Fixler, David  Search this
Subject:
Aalto, Alvar 1898-1976 Criticism and interpretation  Search this
Physical description:
ix, 323 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 29 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
2012
C2012
20th century
Contents:
Introduction / Stanford Anderson -- Aalto's modernism -- Aalto's embodied rationalism / Sarah Williams Goldhagen -- Floating signifiers : interpreting Aalto / Dörte Kuhlmann -- Aalto and the other tradition / Colin St. John Wilson -- Aalto and America -- Aalto's image of America / Juhani Pallasmaa -- Aalto goes to America / Eeva-Liisa Pelkonen -- A bridge of wood : Aalto, American house production, and Finland / Pekka Korvenmaa -- Aalto, Wurster, and the 'new humanism' / Gail Fenske -- Aalto's work in America -- Embracing independence : the Finland Pavilion, New York, 1939 / Sarah Menin -- Baker House : the individual and mass housing, a delicate balance / Michael Trencher -- Baker House and the modern notion of functionalism / Lawrence W. Speck -- Baker House and brick : Aalto's construction of a building material / Ákos Moravánszky -- Illuminating Aalto : the renovation of Baker House / David N. Fixler -- The significance of Baker House / Paul Bentel -- Poetry in motion : Aalto's Woodberry poetry room at Harvard / Kari Jormakka -- Alvar Aalto and the EdgarJ. Kaufmann conference rooms / Matthew A. Postal -- Mount Angel Abbey library and the path from Viipuri / Michael Spens
Topic:
Architecture--History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
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