Finnish Architecture and the Modernist Tradition

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Taylor & Francis, Dec 6, 2012 - Architecture - 242 pages
This is a unique and comprehensive study of the entire span of Finnish architecture in the 20th century. Using comparative critical analysis, the author weaves Aalto's contribution into his overview of the evolution of modern Finnish architecture and includes the work of a range of lesser published figures. It will be of considerable interest to architects, art historians and all those interested in modern Finnish architecture.
 

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Contents

Foreword by Kenneth Frampton Preface
Background and evolution
The classicism of the 1920s
1927 to 1939
The years of conflict and reconstruction
A second Finnish renaissance
standardization versus architectural standards
form follows approach
form and formalism in the 1970s and 1980s
Fin de siècle
Selected bibliography
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