My basket contains:

0 items £0.00

View Basket

£32.00

Add to basket
Price in Euros €40.60
Price in USD $51.35
Select your currency
Calculated price

FREE UK Postage for online orders over £60

Terms and conditions apply

Alvar Aalto: Summer Homes

Erkki Helamaa

  • Format: Book

  • Pages: 118

  • Publisher: Rakennustieto

  • Date Published: Nov 2007

  • Stock Code: 63308

  • ISBN: 9789516828575

  • Binding: Paperback

Average Rating:
Your Rating:
Total rating: 5 out of 5
Total votes: 1

Description

Alvar Aalto Summer Homes presents small, intimate and personal summer houses and saunas designed by Aalto, his early works as well as later ones that have been published only rarely. Also included are two summer homes that Aalto designed and had built for himself: Villa Flora (designed together with Aino Aalto), from Aalto's early production, and the world-famous Experimental House. The summer homes featured in the book were designed by Aalto for his relatives, close friends or clients for whom he had already designed larger commissions. Villa Vekara, the Korpikoto Hunting Lodge, Villa Kihlman, the Enso-Gutzeit Country Club and Sauna, Villa Eino Manner and Villa Oksala were all individually designed and took into account the wishes of the client. As Aalto wrote in his well-known article 'From doorstep to living room' (1926): But if you want my blessing for your home, it should have one further characteristic: you must give yourself away in some little detail...'

Alvar Aalto Summer Homes is the third part in the Rakennustieto series of books devoted to Aalto's housing designs and it complements the picture of an architect who despite his international career preserved a genuine touch for Finnish nature and the Finnish way of life. Previously published in the series: Alvar Aalto Apartments (2004) and Alvar Aalto Houses (2005).

Related Items



Alvar & Aino Aalto Book by  book cover | Buy Alvar & Aino Aalto from the RIBA Bookshops bookstore

Alvar & Aino Aalto: Design Collection Bischofsberger

Hugo Alvar Henrik Aalto (1898-1976), the most important Finnish architect of the twentieth century, was also one of the most noteworthy modern...

£35.00

Add to basket
Alvar Aalto Apartments Book by  book cover | Buy Alvar Aalto Apartments from the RIBA Bookshops bookstore

Alvar Aalto Apartments

Alvar Aalto was concerned about the social aspect in all building. This was evident in his residential architecture, which lead him to create...

£36.00

Add to basket
Alvar & Aino Aalto Book by  book cover | Buy Alvar & Aino Aalto from the RIBA Bookshops bookstore

Alvar & Aino Aalto: Design Collection Bischofsberger

Hugo Alvar Henrik Aalto (1898-1976), the most important Finnish architect of the twentieth century, was also one of the most noteworthy modern...

£35.00

Add to basket
Alvar Aalto Apartments Book by  book cover | Buy Alvar Aalto Apartments from the RIBA Bookshops bookstore

Alvar Aalto Apartments

Alvar Aalto was concerned about the social aspect in all building. This was evident in his residential architecture, which lead him to create...

£36.00

Add to basket

Post a Review

You need to be logged in to post a review

Customers Who Bought This Also Bought



A Client's Guide to Engaging an Architect (2013 edition): Guidance on hiring an architect for your project

A Client's Guide to Engaging an Architect (2013 edition): Guidance on hiring an architect for your project

If you need to know about engaging the services of an architect, this RIBA guide is for you. Straightforward and completely up to date, it sets out... (more)

£10.00

Add to basket
Alvar Aalto: Summer Homes A Client's Guide to Engaging an Architect (2013 edition): Guidance on hiring an architect for your project

A Client's Guide to Engaging an Architect (2013 edition): Guidance on hiring an architect for your project

A Client's Guide to Engaging an Architect (2013 edition): Guidance on hiring an architect for your project

If you need to know about engaging the services of an architect, this RIBA guide is for you. Straightforward and completely up to date, it sets out... (more)

£10.00

Add to basket
Alvar Aalto: Summer Homes A Client's Guide to Engaging an Architect (2013 edition): Guidance on hiring an architect for your project

PHPP Illustrated: A Designer's Companion to the Passive House Planning PackageExtract is available for this book

PHPP Illustrated: A Designer's Companion to the Passive House Planning Package

All architects hoping to design to the Passive House standard need to know how to use The Passive House Planning Package (PHPP). This book provides... (more)

£35.00

Add to basket
Alvar Aalto: Summer Homes PHPP Illustrated: A Designer's Companion to the Passive House Planning Package

21 Things You Won't Learn in Architecture School

21 Things You Won't Learn in Architecture School

This book will open your eyes to the realities of practice as an architect. There is sometimes a disconnection between what is taught during... (more)

£19.95

Add to basket
Alvar Aalto: Summer Homes 21 Things You Won't Learn in Architecture School

Architects and Designers Diary 2015

Architects and Designers Diary 2015

This year’s theme is Josef and AnniAlbers Foundation - For anyone who is not yet familiar with the imaginative artistic concepts and designs... (more)

£25.00

Add to basket
Alvar Aalto: Summer Homes Architects and Designers Diary 2015

Guide to Using the RIBA Plan of Work 2013

Guide to Using the RIBA Plan of Work 2013

The RIBA Plan of Work 2013 is the definitive framework for the contemporary building design and construction process. It provides a stage-by-stage... (more)

£24.99

Add to basket
Alvar Aalto: Summer Homes Guide to Using the RIBA Plan of Work 2013

Recently Viewed