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Workers' Club, Jyväskylä (1924-25) | Alvar Aalto | Image : Alvar Aalto Museum, Jyväskylä © Martti Kapanen

The Japanese architect finds inspiration in the work of a world-famous Finn.

Alvar Aalto's Architecture: Jyväskylä's Workers' Club 1924

Finally today I can present pictures from the inside of Jyväskylä's Worker Club.

Workers Club by jmtp, via Flickr

Workers Club by jmtp, via Flickr

Workers' Club, Jyväskylä (1924-25) | Alvar Aalto

Alvar Aalto is a Finnish architect whose works can be found in Jyväskylä. Aalto lived in Jyväskylä which is why his works are treasured especially by the local people in Jyväskylä.

Workers' Club, Jyväskylä (1924-25) | Alvar Aalto | Image © Judith Turner (2006)

The Japanese architect finds inspiration in the work of a world-famous Finn.

Hansaviertel Apartment House   Berlin, Germany. 1955-57 Architect: Alvar Aalto

Aalto was one of fifty-three internationally renowned architects from fourteen countries who were invited in 1955 to design a block of flats for the 1957 .

Hansaviertel Apartment House, Berlin Germany (1955-57) | Alvar Aalto #alvaraalto

Aalto was one of fifty-three internationally renowned architects from fourteen countries who were invited in 1955 to design a block of flats for the 1957 .

Muuramen Kirkko : Muurame Church, Finland (1926-29) | © Alvar Aalto Museum

The village of Muurame lies a few miles south of Jyväskylä, the town where Alvar Aalto grew up and opened his first architectural practice in .

Alvar Aalto - Jyväskylä Workers´ Club , 1924

Alvar Aalto - Jyväskylä Workers´ Club , 1924

Wolfsburg Cultural Center, Germany (1958-62) | Alvar Aalto

Wolfsburg Cultural Center, Germany (1958-62) | Alvar Aalto

Stephanus Parish Community Centre | Detmeroder, Germany | Alvar Aalto | Photo by Heinrich Heidersberger

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Alvar Aalto's furniture designs are considered Scandinavian Modern, in the sense of a concern for materials, especially wood, and simplification but also technical experimentation, which led to him receiving patents for various manufacturing processes, such as bent wood. The Alvar Aalto Museum, designed by Aalto himself, is located in what is regarded as his home city Jyväskylä.  #celebratedesign #celebratedesignwithfriends #homedecor Tap on the image for more inspirations.

Alvar Aalto's furniture designs are considered Scandinavian Modern, in the sense of a concern for materials, especially wood, and simplification but also technical experimentation, which led to him receiving patents for various manufacturing processes, such as bent wood. The Alvar Aalto Museum, designed by Aalto himself, is located in what is regarded as his home city Jyväskylä. #celebratedesign #celebratedesignwithfriends #homedecor Tap on the image for more inspirations.

Finlandia Hall- Main performance auditorium photographed by Kim Zwarts

Finlandia Hall designed by Alvar Aalto - Helsinki, Finland - 1971

Baker House, at MIT by Alvar Aalto. Architectural model, ca. 1948

Baker House, at MIT by Alvar Aalto. Architectural model, ca.

<em>Academic Bookstore. Helsinki, Finland. Alvar Aalto Architect 1969</em>

Article on horizontal Light and Aalto