Alvar Aalto House
The house now serves as a home museum.
Alvar aalto house. Visit alvar aalto s home on a guided tour. They started designing their own house which was completed in august 1936. The tour lasts an hour and includes both the guided tour itself and free time to enjoy the special atmosphere in the house and explore the museum shop. In 1934 aino and alvar aalto acquired a site in almost completely untouched surroundings at riihitie in helsinki s munkkiniemi.
The baker house at mit by alvar aalto. The aalto house was in residential use until architect elissa aalto s death in 1994 when it came into the custodianship of the alvar aalto foundation. This quiet mountain side townhome village is a rare and special place where the conveniences of an urban centre are just a few blocks away. The house was renovated in 2000 2002.
The alvar alto house in the district of munkkiniemi helsinki was the building where the famous architect developed most of his life and career. Muuratsalo experimental house the summer home of alvar and elissa aalto is situated on the western shore of the island of muuratsalo on lake päijänne. The history and architecture of aalto s unique home located in munkkiniemi area in helsinki opens up through the stories the guide has to share. The aalto house is a cosy intimate building for living and working designed by two architects for themselves using simple uncluttered materials.
Alvar and aino aalto designed the house at riihitie 20 as their home and architectural office in 1935 36. The aalto house technical information. Within the grounds of the experimental house are the house itself a woodshed and a smoke sauna. The alvar aalto museum designed by aalto himself is located in what is regarded as his home city jyväskylä.
Today the aalto house serves as museum and is a member of the iconic house organization. Photo by daderot via wikimedia commons released into the public domain cropped the baker house is a residence hall at the massachusetts institute of technology mit in cambridge massachusetts. Located in a quiet coquitlam neighbourhood is the newest addition to the intracorp townhome collection aalto townhomes.