Finnish Summer Houses
Princeton Architectural Press, Mar 20, 2008 - Architecture - 191 pages
With an introduction on the Finnish summer home tradition that provides historical context, Finnish Summer Houses presents 20 homes designed by Finnish architects, including Alvar Aalto and Eliel Saarinen, for their own use. Unpublished and archival images, plans and descriptive text show how these small projects incorporate the essence of each architect's better-known work.
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Review: Finnish Summer HousesUser Review - Goodreads
The pictures in this book are so inspiring. I would love to have a summer cottage like one of these. Perhaps someday.
Review: Finnish Summer HousesUser Review - James Moes - Goodreads
a) Some architectural modernism ages better than others. b) It's good to build with friends. c) Experimentation is healthy. Kristian Gullichsen's barn-like Holiday Home in Hiittinen and Alvar Aalto's Muuratsalo Experimental House were my two favourites. Read full review
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