Swedish and Finnish Architects

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Skogskyrkogarden, 1917-1940 This cemetery designed with Sigurd Lewerentz was declared a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1994. The landscape and buildings creates place of tranquil reflective quiet

Skogskyrkogarden, 1917-1940 This cemetery designed with Sigurd Lewerentz was declared a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1994. The landscape and buildings creates place of tranquil reflective quiet

Erick Gunnar Asplund: Stockholm Public Library, 1928 A reduced and abstracted classical rotunda with a fabulous main reading room. The building shows Asplund's shift to functionalism.

Erick Gunnar Asplund: Stockholm Public Library, 1928 A reduced and abstracted classical rotunda with a fabulous main reading room. The building shows Asplund's shift to functionalism.

Eric Gunnar Asplund: Stockholm Public Library, 1928

Eric Gunnar Asplund: Stockholm Public Library, 1928

Alvar Aalto: Cafe Aalto, 1955 Bookstore/cafe from the middle of Aalto's 50 year career. The space features many Aalto details including his crystalline shaped skylights projecting through the roof.

Alvar Aalto: Cafe Aalto, 1955 Bookstore/cafe from the middle of Aalto's 50 year career. The space features many Aalto details including his crystalline shaped skylights projecting through the roof.

Alvar Aalto: Alvar Aalto house, 1927. Simple traditional exterior materials were used in modern ways. Perfectly comfortable and perfectly elegant.

Alvar Aalto: Alvar Aalto house, 1927. Simple traditional exterior materials were used in modern ways. Perfectly comfortable and perfectly elegant.

Alvar Aalto: Alvar Aalto house, 1927 A fantastic piece of organic modern residential design. Aalto's layout of this house perfectly blended his private home life with his working life during the early part of his career. It demonstrates effective master planning and his ability to create comfortable refined spaces without extravagance.

Alvar Aalto: Alvar Aalto house, 1927 A fantastic piece of organic modern residential design. Aalto's layout of this house perfectly blended his private home life with his working life during the early part of his career. It demonstrates effective master planning and his ability to create comfortable refined spaces without extravagance.

Eliel Saarinen: Helsinki Central railway station, 1909

Eliel Saarinen: Helsinki Central railway station, 1909

Eliel Saarinen: Helsinki Central railway station, 1909

Eliel Saarinen: Helsinki Central railway station, 1909

Eliel Saarinen: Helsinki Central railway station, 1909. Designed during the time of Arts & Crafts movement combining elements of Finnish Nationalistic and Art Nouveau styles this building put Saarinen on the international map. The station also signaled Saarinen's departure with Romanticism paving the way toward his later more modern work. The spaces here somehow manage to feel grand and yet comfortable for the individual traveller.

Eliel Saarinen: Helsinki Central railway station, 1909. Designed during the time of Arts & Crafts movement combining elements of Finnish Nationalistic and Art Nouveau styles this building put Saarinen on the international map. The station also signaled Saarinen's departure with Romanticism paving the way toward his later more modern work. The spaces here somehow manage to feel grand and yet comfortable for the individual traveller.

Eliel Saarinen: Hvittrask, 1902. An updated Finnish sofa with woven carpet meant to be draped over the body during the cold Finnish winter nights. Traditionally this carpet would have been a reindeer hide.

Eliel Saarinen: Hvittrask, 1902. An updated Finnish sofa with woven carpet meant to be draped over the body during the cold Finnish winter nights. Traditionally this carpet would have been a reindeer hide.


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We here at HWA draw much inspiration from the Scandinavian region and American modernism. For that matter, we are all about San Francisco Bay area regional modernism of the mid-20th century cross pollinated with Scandinavian architects and designers in the years following World War 2. We made a visit to Scandinavia not long ago and gathered the following inspirational images: Eliel Saarinen 1-Hvittrask, 1902: This communal living compound built with.

We here at HWA draw much inspiration from the Scandinavian region and American modernism. For that matter, we are all about San Francisco Bay area regional modernism of the mid-20th century cross pollinated with Scandinavian architects and designers in the years following World War 2. We made a visit to Scandinavia not long ago and gathered the following inspirational images: Eliel Saarinen 1-Hvittrask, 1902: This communal living compound built with.

Eliel Saarinen: Hvittrask, 1902. Saarinen recruited a reluctant local metal worker to provide decorative architectural metalwork throughout the compound. Many textures and material treatments are on offer here.

Eliel Saarinen: Hvittrask, 1902. Saarinen recruited a reluctant local metal worker to provide decorative architectural metalwork throughout the compound. Many textures and material treatments are on offer here.

Eliel Saarinen: Hvittrask, 1902: This communal living compound built with fellow architects and business partners Herman Gesellius and Armas Lindgren was used as both a home and office. It is now a museum open to the public well worth the 30 minute drive from Helsinki. The design consists of updated traditional Finnish detailing and imagery. It was deeply influenced by the Arts & Crafts movement.

Eliel Saarinen: Hvittrask, 1902: This communal living compound built with fellow architects and business partners Herman Gesellius and Armas Lindgren was used as both a home and office. It is now a museum open to the public well worth the 30 minute drive from Helsinki. The design consists of updated traditional Finnish detailing and imagery. It was deeply influenced by the Arts & Crafts movement.

Hvitträsk, Kirkkonummi Finland (The House of Eliel Saarinen) - In Hvittrask is…

Hvitträsk, Kirkkonummi Finland (The House of Eliel Saarinen) - In Hvittrask is…

Tampereen tuomiokirkko

Tampereen tuomiokirkko

Symbolien metsässä [Tampereen kaupunki - Tampereen taidemuseo - Pirkanmaan…

Symbolien metsässä [Tampereen kaupunki - Tampereen taidemuseo - Pirkanmaan…

Villa Hvittrask, Log Dwelling; Hvittrask Residential Complex. Hvittrask, Finland. 1903. Eliel Saarinen

Villa Hvittrask, Log Dwelling; Hvittrask Residential Complex. Hvittrask, Finland. 1903. Eliel Saarinen

artfromthefuture: “ An original highly-stylized Art Nouveau design for a book binding, by leading Glasgow School artist-designer Ethel Larcombe, c.1904-1906 ”

artfromthefuture: “ An original highly-stylized Art Nouveau design for a book binding, by leading Glasgow School artist-designer Ethel Larcombe, c.1904-1906 ”

Jugend style tile

Jugend style tile

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