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Aalto, Alvar [1898-1976. Finland. Furniture/Industrial Designer/Architect]
Hugo Alvar Henrik Aalto [commonly known as Alvar Aalto] was born in Kuortane, ne… subscribers only

1. Pearson, Paul David. Alvar Aalto and the International Style. London: Mitchell, 1990

2. Schildt, Göran. Alvar Aalto: the mature years. New York, NY: Rizzoli International Publications, 1991. Originally published as ‘Inhimillen tekijä, Alvar Aalto 1939-1976. (Helsinki: Otavo, 1990).

3. Schildt, Goran. Alvar Aalto: the decisive years. New York: Rizzoli, 1986

4. Connah, Roger and Jantunsen, Paivi. Alvar and Aino aalto as glass designers. Iittala, Finland: Iittala Glass Museum, 1996

5. Pallasmaam, Juhani. Alvar Aalto furniture. Helsinki: Museum of Finnish Architecture, 1984

6. Fleig, Karl, et al. Alvar Aalto: the complete works. 3 volumes. Zurich: Verlag für Architektur Artemis, 1978

7. Alvar Aalto designer. Edited by Pirkko Tuukkanen. Jyväskylä, Finland: Alvar Aalto Museum, 2002

Design Museum, London 


Alvar Aalto Museo 

Great Buildings Online 


Suomalaisen Kirjallisuuden Seura. Biagrafiakeskus 

YouTube. Documentary on Alvar Aalto. commenrary in French [14 minutes] 

YouTube. ART: Alvar Aalto  

YouTube. Villa Mairea, Alvar Aalto masterpiece in Noormarkku [amateur film, 10 minutes] 


YouTube. ArchiTV: Videolecture by Susanna Pettersson on Alvar Aalto • Van Schijndel House Utrecht [32 minutes] 

YouTube. Chronology of Alvar Aalto Furniture  

YouTube. Building the Alvar Aalto Church in Riola di Vergato, ended in 1978 [Commentary in Italian] 

YouTube. Saynatsalo Town Hall; Alvar Aalto  

YouTube. Riola Parish Church by Alvar Aalto 

YouTube. Muuratsalo Experimental Summer House by Alvar Aalto  

Museum of Modern Art, New York 

Grove Art Online. Oxford Art Online [Subscription service] 

Benezit Dictionary of Artists. Oxford Art Online [Subscription service] 

Great Buildings Online 

Vitra Design Museum 


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