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Viipuri Library, 1927-1935

Alvar Aalto

by Michael Spens

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Published by Academy Editions, Distributed in the United States of America by St. Martin"s Press in London, New York, NY .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Vyborg (Russia),
  • Russia (Federation),
  • Vyborg.
    • Subjects:
    • Aalto, Alvar, 1898-1976,
    • Viipuri Library,
    • Library buildings -- Russia (Federation) -- Vyborg,
    • Library architecture -- Russia (Federation) -- Vyborg,
    • Vyborg (Russia) -- Buildings, structures, etc

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [96]).

      StatementMichael Spens.
      SeriesHistorical monograph, Historical monograph (Academy Editions)
      ContributionsAalto, Alvar, 1898-1976.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNA1455.F53 A22 1994a
      The Physical Object
      Pagination95, [1] p. :
      Number of Pages95
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL879981M
      ISBN 101854903667
      LC Control Number95167462
      OCLC/WorldCa32035721


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Viipuri Library, 1927-1935 by Michael Spens Download PDF EPUB FB2

Alvar Aalto's Viipuri library () together with the Paimio sanitorium, were the two seminal buildings from the early part of Aalto's career. Contrary to published accounts, this building was not destroyed in the Finnish-Russian war, although since Viipuri (now 4/5(1).

The Art Book. Volume 2, Issue 1. Viipuri Library (‐) Alvar Aalto. Eleanor Robbins. Search for more papers by this author. Eleanor Robbins. Log in to Wiley Online Library. Email or Customer ID. Password. Forgot password. NEW USER > INSTITUTIONAL LOGIN > Change Password Cited by: 2.

Get this from a library. Viipuri Library, Alvar Aalto. [Michael Spens; Alvar Aalto] -- This volume is part of a series that features single buildings of historical significance.

The Viipuri Library passed through three stages of design development before completion, and as a winning. Viipuri Library Aalto: Viipuri Library – by Michael Spens (Academy Editions, ) presents the architectural history of the Viipuri (Vyborg) library from the architectural competition phase in until the finalised building which opened in The book has been compiled in collaboration with Elissa Aalto (–), Alvar Aalto’s partner and second wife, and with several Finnish.

Viipuri Library Designed by Alvar Aalto – 2 Jury Citation Viipuri Library and the Central City Alvar Aalto Library, Vyborg. As noted in the jury citation, the res-toration of the library reflects the highest standards of scholarship, authenticity, architecture, materi - book on Aalto.

Viipuri Library: Alvar Aalto by Michael Spens. This book takes time to lament how this building has gone so dejected and unappreciated for decades since WWII. Spens gives the library’s full history from the inception of the idea up to when this book was published, which was just before restoration of the building began.

Photographs from before show Aalto's library at the heart of a proud city, located just behind Viipuri’s stoic, neo-Gothic cathedral. When its neighbors—including the cathedral itself.

Constructed from toduring the time of Finnish sovereignty, the library was originally called Viipuri Library. When the Finnish city of Viipuri was annexed by the Soviet Union after the Winter War ofthe city’s name changed to Vyborg and the the library was renamed the Nadezhda Krupskaya Municipal Library.

비푸리 도서관, Vyborg/Russia, (Viipuri Library) ~ 비푸리(Viipuri)는 제 2차 대전 후 소련의 영토가 되었고 지금은 비버그(Vyborg)라고 불리는 곳이다. 이 도서관은 강의실, 아동 도서실, 열람실 등을 갖춘 시립 도서관이며, 도서관 1층에는 긴 형태의 강의실이 있으며, 2. Viipuri Municipal Library Date Creator Aalto, Alvar Creator Birth/Death Dates City/Site Vyborg Country Russia Work Type Imageworks, Art, Architecture and Engineering Library, University of Michigan.

Collection Access; images/descriptions are openly available. This second volume of Alvar Aalto Library in Vyborg – Saving a Modern Masterpiece is part of the series which documents the award-winning restoration project of Alvar Aalto’s Viipuri Library ().

The book is published by the Finnish Committee for the Restoration of Viipuri Library and it covers the restoration procedures undertaken after.

Viipuri Municipal Library Date Creator Aalto, Alvar Creator Birth/Death Dates City/Site Vyborg Country Russia Work Type Architecture Viipuri Library Cultural Buildings > Public Libraries Label View Second floor plan from second phase () Bib Source Title Alvar Aalto Accession Number Filing Number.

Viipuri Library in Vyborg, Russia was designed and built by modernist Finnish architect Alvar Aalto between and At the time of construction, the land was held by Finland.

However, as a result of shifting borders during WWII, Vyborg became part of Russia. Aalto’s library is considered a milestone in the history of modern architecture.

Vyborg Library (Finnish: Viipurin kirjasto) is a library in Vyborg, Russia, built during the time of Finnish sovereignty ( to ), before the Finnish city of Viipuri was annexed by the former USSR and its Finnish name was changed to Vyborg by the Soviet authorities.

The building, built from tois an internationally acclaimed design by the Finnish architect Alvar Aalto and. This dissertation introduces the `life´ of one building: the Viipuri Library, designed by Alvar Aalto in The theoretical perspective draws from the field of material culture studies and the agency of objects.

In the case of this particular building, the research enquires what buildings `do´as part of our material environment. The Viipuri Library is one of Alvar Aalto’s best-known early works. In her doctoral dissertation, Laura Berger explores the life of the library from the events preceding its realisation up to the present day.

Berger's background is in anthropology and archaeology, and it is, in particular, the histo. Modernity – Stockholm Public Library versus Viipuri (now Vyborg) Library Stockholm Public Library (), developed by influential Swedish architect Erik Gunnar Asplund (b.

), could be the first significant example of its architectural-type featuring a modern intention during the 20th century.

Introduction. Like other works constructed from Aalto, this project was the result of a competition for the construction of the Viipuri Library (formerly belonging to Finland and current city Russian Vyborg) won inbut did not begin to build until in this long period, from the contest until the completion of the final draft inone can see through the evolution of their schemes.

The Alvar Aalto Library in Vyborg, completed inwas one of the buildings that brought Aalto worldwide fame. The history of the competition and design for Vyborg Library is crucially linked with Alvar Aalto’s changeover from classicism to functionalism.

The ideas developed for the Viipuri Library competition remained central to the work of Aalto’s [ ]. His first major commissions were for the Viipuri Library - since the town has been in Russia and is now known as Vyborg - and the Tuberkulosis Sanitorium in Paimio   The Painted Page: Italian Renaissance Book Illumination ‐ Catalogue of an Exhibition royal Academy of Arts, London Pages: 9 First Published: January – Municipal library, Viipuri, Finland (now Vyborg, Russia) –, Turun Sanomat newspaper offices, Turku, Finland [40] – Paimio Sanatorium, Tuberculosis sanatorium and staff housing, Paimio, Finland [41].

Viipuri Library was completed inby architect Alvar Aalto. InAalto won a competition for his drawings for the Viipuri Library, and was compared to Gunnar Ashland’s Stockholm Municipal Library.

The construction for the project did not start until latebut by that time, the land for the design had changed. “Compared to the urban environment, the spatial structure of the forest is typified by incomplete spatial confinement, free-flowing nature of space, layering of views in the.

The Viipuri Library has international reputation as a seminal early work of Alvar Aalto, and is a key example of modern architecture. Simultaneously, the meanings associated with it stem from its geopolitical location: the library was originally opened to the Finnish city of Viipuri, but at the end of the World War II the city was annexed by the Soviet Union.

"One of the masters of modern architecture, Alvar Aalto () was a prolific and influential architect, a gifted painter, and a talented, world-renowned designer.

In this comprehensive catalogue all his known works from the early s to his final designs in the s are presented and described." "With the full cooperation of the Alvar Aalto Foundation, Goran Schildt has explored its 5/5(1). This dissertation introduces the ‘life’ of one building: the Viipuri Library, designed by Alvar Aalto in – The theoretical perspective draws from the field of material culture studies and the agency of objects.

In the case of this particular building, the research enquires what buildings ‘do’ as part of our material environment. Awarded restoration of the Viipuri Library by Alvar Aalto, Vyborg, Russia, Best restoration of the year of the Art Newspaper Russia.

World Monuments Fund / Knoll Modernism Price Europa Nostra Award / Conservation. This library building, a masterpiece of Finnish architect Alvar Aalto (), is located in Vyborg, Russia. Rosenfield, Karissa. “Alvar Aalto’s Restored Viipuri Library Wins Modernism Prize.” Arch Daily, 1 Nov.

Spens, Michael. Viipuri Library, Alvar Aalto. London, Academy Editions, Viipuri Library. The Viipuri Library is considered one of the most prominent examples of modern architecture today designed by.

Viipuri Library; Vyborg Library Label from public data source Wikidata; Sources. found: Viipuri Library,Alvar Aalto, p. 6 (City Library of Vyborg) found: Uusi tietosanakirja (under Aalto: Viipurin kaupunginkirjasto, ) found: Viipurin kaupungin kirjasto, Change Notes.

Spens bases his comparisons on expertise gained in the research for his book about Viipuri Library. 6 What he writes about Aalto’s libraries can be extended to cover all of Aalto’s building types: Michael Spens, Viipuri Library, – (London: Academy Editions, ).

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I feel like having large open areas in a library make the library more inviting, and makes me want to sit for hours browsing through books. This picture shows open space and shiny metal rails, which make the library feel very modern and cool.

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MIT Baker House Dormitory. Image via Wikimedia (dDxc) Finally: The Aalto Studio () "Alvar Aalto designed the building at Tiilimäki 20 in Munkkiniemi, Finland, as his own office in The.

- Explore Mahsahamze's board "mahsa" on Pinterest. See more ideas about alvar aalto, floor plans, library pins. English: The Viipuri Library was designed by Alvar Aalto and built in –35 in the modernist—functionalist style, in former Finnish Karelia when the city's name was Viipuri.

It is now named the the Central City Alvar Aalto Library, in the renamed city of Vyborg in western Russia. Viipuri Library, The Viipuri Library passed through three stages of design development before completion, and as a winning project was a major coup for Aalto.

The book also contains an illustrated catalogue of Aalto's best-known designs and their variations"--Bookjacket. traced here in his project for Viipuri Library (–). Atmospheres of space: the development of Alvar Aalto’s free-flow section as a climate device Ulrike Passe 1 Aerial photograph of Alvar Aalto’s Viipuri Library in its original urban context 1.

Viipuri Library is an early masterpiece of the Aalto office from the s. Alvar Aalto and Aino Marsio-Aalto won the design competition for the new Vyborg Central Library in with their proposal ‘W.W.W.’. The design was modern yet still steeped in the classical tradition.

Funds for the building came from a private donator.VOLUMES OF BOOKS Library has served more than million people The fully automated American offers a rapid information retrieval and online and CD-ROM databases with access to approximat full text journals.

It also off books and print periodicals on a variety of subjects including law, trade, management and American.Viipuri Library is considered a masterpiece of modern architecture. It was one of the first municipal libraries in Finland, built in in the city of Wyborg.

The building was damaged in the war, but survived. After the war Wyborg became a Russian city, and the library deteriorated over the years.