By Alvar Aalto, Karl Fleig
It's an grand monograph at the nice Finnish architect.
This three-volume set chronicles the entire works of the Finnish grasp Alvar Aalto.
Aalto's designs encompassed the fields of portray, structure, sculpture, and furnishings, and are probably the most attractive and unique of recent occasions.
His mix of an curiosity in common, natural shapes with the modernist mandates of shape and lightweight in its purest elements makes him one of many stated masters of recent structure, in addition to Le Corbusier and Frank Lloyd Wright. Ada Louise Huxtable writes of Aalto, "his deceptively uncomplicated variety is a cosmopolitan 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 e-book is certainly one of cornerstones of any severe architectural library.
Volume 1: 1922-1962
276 pages with 283 photos, eighty five plans and eighty four sketches. Edited through Karl Fleig. Texts in German, French and English. dimension 28 x 22,7 cm, textile bind- ing
Volume 2: 1963-1970
248 pages with 317 pictures and 157 plans and sketches, a few in colors. Index of works 1918-1971 . Edited by means of Karl Fleig. Texts in German, French and English . measurement 28 x 22,7 cm , fabric bind- ing
Volume three: tasks 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 by way of Elissa Aalto and Karl Fleig. Texts in German, French and English. measurement 28 x 22,7 cm , textile binding
Edited through Karl Fleig. Texts in German and French, 256 pages, six hundred pictures and plans, Pbk