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Aalto, Alvar Symposium, 2nd: “CLASSICAL TRADITION AND THE MODERN MOVEMENT”/“Klassinen Perinne ja Modernismi”/“Den Klassika Traditionen och Modernismen”.

Author: Asko Salokorpi, ed
Country: Finland
Code: 0024
Language: English/ Finnish/ Swedish
Year Published: 1982
No. of pages: 224
Illustrations: 41 Color Illustrations. 148 B&W Illustrations.
Size: 8”sq
Weight: 2.00

Price: 39.50

The 2nd International Alvar Aalto Symposium has opened a host of new perspectives to the essence of the classical tradition in the art of buildings as well as its relation to the Modern Movement. Includes many illustrations of the work of Mies van der Rohe, Gunnar Asplund and Alvar Aalto.

Aalto, Alvar Symposium, 3rd: “MODERNITY AND POPULAR CULTURE”.

Author: Kaisa Broner, ed
Country: Finland
Code: 0025
Language: English
Year Published: 1988
No. of pages: 144
Illustrations: 21 Color Illustrations. 171 B&W Illustrations.
Size: 8”sq
Weight: 1.00

Price: 29.50

The 3rd International Alvar Aalto Symposium: It has created a new tradition in the international scene: to bring together every three years outstanding architects from all over the world. This symposium included lectures by Michael Graves: “A Case for Figurative Architecture”; Herman Hertzberger: “The Space Mechanism of the 20th Century or Formal Order and Daily Life; Front Sides and Back Sides”; Marc Treib: “Cultural Exchange: Low Style, High Style”; Jörn Donner: “Divergencies and Convergencies between Literature and Architecture”; Henning Larsen: “Notes on the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Building, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia,” etc.

AARHUS PROTOCOLS, THE. The Michael Sorkin Workshop at Arkitektskolen Aarhus

Author: Sørensen, Anette Brunsvig
Country: Denmark
Code: 5985
Language: English
Year Published: 2006
No. of pages: 144
Illustrations: 169 Color Illustrations. 19 B&W Illustrations.
Size: 6”x 5”
Weight: 1.00

Price: 59.50

This event included the participation of more than 120 students from all the architecture school’s different institutes. The theme of the international workshop was Arhus Harbour, and this was chosen for several reasons. Today, the harbour area is the site of extensive and rapid develpoment and changes. The architecture school wanted to participate in this and contribute creative and innovative ideas to the ongoing debate concerning the opportunities and pootentials for the development of this area.This publication will hopefully offer an insight in the workshop’s methods, processes and results.


Author: Maija Kärkkäinen, ed
Country: Finland
Code: 0026
Language: English
Year Published: 1991
No. of pages: 117
Illustrations: 19 Color Illustrations. 99 B&W Illustrations.
Size: 8”sq
Weight: 1.00

Price: 75.00

The 4th International Alvar Aalto Symposium was presented by many lectures: Alvar Aalto and Cultural Values by Göran Schildt; On the Border of Past and Future by Marja-Riita Norri; Past and Future Pictures in Architecture by Kaarin Taipale; The Future is Now: It’s Time to Reinvent Reality and Reconstruct Architecture by Malcolm Quantrill; Works by Francesco Venezia and In Search of a Laconic Line: A Note on the School of Porto by Kenneth Framptonl.

Alvar Aalto Symposium, 6th: “ARCHITECTURE OF THE ESSENTIAL”.

Author: Pirkko Tuukkanen, ed
Country: Finland
Code: 2079
Language: English
Year Published: 1995
No. of pages: 176
Illustrations: 3 Color Illustrations. 124 B&W Illustrations.
Size: 7 1/2”x 10 1/2”
Weight: 2.00

Price: 49.50

This symposium was held in a climate of economic and social upheaval, and so stressed the essence of the art and technique of building when all one can afford are the basic essentials, as well as the relationship of 20th-century and indigenous architecture. From Australian bush houses to Chinese pavilions to animal architecture, specialists in the field here contribute their insights into the timely issue of what is essential. Chapters include: ECOLOGICAL ARCHITECTURE: Glenn Murcutt; SKYLIGHT: ias Torres; THE ESSENTIAL IN THE PATHOLOGY OF ARCHITECTURE, Five Greek Architects: Zissis Kotionis; CRISIS AS CATALYST, Finnish Architecture, Alvar Aalto and the Second World War, A Case in Strategic Decision-making: Pekka Korvenmaa; FROM PASSION FOR THINGS TO THE THINGS THEMSELVES: Peter Zumthor; ARCHITECTURE THAT CREATES THE ENVIRONMENT: Toyo Ito; MORE WITH LESS, (Idea, Light, and Gravity, well tempered) 3 points, 3 reflections, 3 built ideas: Alberto Campo Baeza; ARCHITECTURE OF THE ESSENTIAL - the ecological functionalism of animal constructions: Juhani Pallasmaa.