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Alvar Aalto
February 3, 1898 - May 11, 1976
Nationality: Finnish
Category: Architect

Our time is so specialised that we have people who know more and more or less and less.


Building art is a synthesis of life in materialised form. We should try to bring in under the same hat not a splintered way of thinking, but all in harmony together.

    Topics: Art

We have almost a city has probably two or three hundred committees. Every committee is dealing with just one problem and has nothing to do with the other problems.


Nothing is as dangerous in architecture as dealing with separated problems. If we split life into separated problems we split the possibilities to make good building art.


We should concentrate our work not only to a separated housing problem but housing involved in our daily work and all the other functions of the city.


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