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Aalto, Alvar
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(Hugo Alvar Henrik; Feb 3, 1898, Kuortane, Finland - May 11, 1976, Helsinki), architect. After studying at the Helsinki University of Technology, from 1923 he practiced as a free-lance architect. From 1946 to 1948 he was a visiting professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, and from 1963 to 1968 he served as president of the Finnish Academy. His international projects include residential and office buildings, city centers, hospitals, theaters, museums, ch…

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Kallmeyer, Lothar, “Aalto, Alvar”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 16 July 2019 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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