Saynatsalo Town Hall. Saynatsalo Jyvaskyla Finland. Alvar Aalto 1949-1952
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A HISTORY OF ARCHITECTURE - CRITICAL REGIONALISM
This is an interesting view of Salmela, displaying what might be called critical regionalism while somewhat deceptively being devoid of the modernist boxiness present in much of his work.
Säynätsalo Town Hall, Säynätsalo. (former municipality in Finland and a part of Jyvaskyla). Alvar Aalto, 1951
Twenty years ago architect Ricardo Bofill began designing a resort for a seaside cliff in Calpe, Spain. La Manzana takes on early Critical Regionalism for a strikingly unique and mysterious aesthetic.
Weekend House: North Shore, Lake Superior. Julie Snow Architects.
Six Essential Materials & The Architects That Love Them / Alvar Aalto / Jyvaskyla University. Image © Nico Saieh