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  • Alvar Aalto

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    Alvar Aalto

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    Alvar Aalto was an architect and a famous exponent of organic European-style: the typical order of organic architecture was to harmonize the natural environment of the built environment
    Alvar Aalto (Kuortane 1898 - Helsinki 1976), the great architect, designer and urban planner, in 1966 designed the Church of St. Assunzione di Riola, which is the only his architecture in Italy. During his visit to Riola, the Finnish Maestro noticed the outline of the mountains surrounding the village and decided to reproduce the facade of the building, made ​​of stone montovolo, place it in close relationship with the landscape of the Reno Valley

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    Last update: 30/01/15     (NewsID: 5011313)
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