By Alvar Aalto, Karl Fleig
It's an grand monograph at the nice Finnish architect.
This three-volume set chronicles the total 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 contemporary occasions.
His mixture of an curiosity in ordinary, natural shapes with the modernist mandates of shape and lightweight in its purest points makes him one of many stated masters of recent structure, besides Le Corbusier and Frank Lloyd Wright. Ada Louise Huxtable writes of Aalto, "his deceptively easy sort is a worldly synthesis, a reconciliation of the huge and the preferred, of the overall and the actual, of the true and the mythic, of nature and art."
This booklet is considered one of cornerstones of any severe architectural library.
Volume 1: 1922-1962
276 pages with 283 images, eighty five plans and eighty four sketches. Edited by way of Karl Fleig. Texts in German, French and English. dimension 28 x 22,7 cm, fabric bind- ing
Volume 2: 1963-1970
248 pages with 317 photos and 157 plans and sketches, a few in colors. Index of works 1918-1971 . Edited by way of Karl Fleig. Texts in German, French and English . dimension 28 x 22,7 cm , fabric bind- ing
Volume three: initiatives and ultimate Buildings
240 pages with greater than 450 plans, a few in col- ours, drawings, sketches and pictures. Index of works until eventually 1976. Edited through Elissa Aalto and Karl Fleig. Texts in German, French and English. measurement 28 x 22,7 cm , fabric binding
Edited through Karl Fleig. Texts in German and French, 256 pages, six hundred photos and plans, Pbk