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Modern Finnish architecture an introductory bibliography by Miller, William Charles

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Published by Vance Bibliographies in Monticello, Ill. (P.O. Box 229, Monticello 61856) .
Written in English



  • Finland


  • Architecture -- Finland -- 20th century -- Bibliography

Book details:

Edition Notes

Cover title.

StatementWilliam C. Miller.
SeriesArchitecture series--bibliography,, A-587
LC ClassificationsZ5944.F5 M54, NA1455.F5 M54
The Physical Object
Pagination12 p. ;
Number of Pages12
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3887532M
LC Control Number81215948

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Books About Architecture in Finland When it comes to modern architecture, Finland is at the forefront of the world. Thus, not surprisingly, many books cover the topic. In Finnish Architecture and the Modernist Tradition, Malcolm Quantrill analyzes the entire architecture opus of the 20th century in Finland. 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.   The book covers Finland's entire history, from the nation-building phase up to the radical upheavals in Finnish towns and cities at the beginning of the third millennium, describing how the country's political, administrative, economic, and cultural history can be perceived in Author: Riitta Nikula. A lot has happened in Finnish architecture since the days of Alvar Aalto, regarded as the most influential architect of modern Finland. The minimalistic and aesthetic lines distinctive in contemporary Finnish architecture are ubiquitous in the country’s public and residential buildings.

A Guide to Finnish Architecture is a thorough reference book that covers the history of Finnish architecture from medieval fortresses and churches to the latest developments of High Modernism – including seminal works by Alvar Aalto, Aarno Ruusuvuori, Heikki and Kaija Siren, Viljo Rewell, Keijo Petäjä and many others. From museums to schools to subsidized housing developments, Connah’s Finland is an important survey of the country’s architecture. Fully illustrated and with detailed examinations of many of the Finnish master architects—including Alvar Aalto—it is also a valuable contribution to the studies of modern architecture and Nordic history. “Sacral Space: Modern Finnish Churches” presents 12 churches and chapels that exemplify the rich and multifaceted modernist tradition of Finnish church building. Jari Jetsonen’s photographs and Sirkkaliisa Jetsonen’s erudite texts make this book an extraordinary companion to sacral architecture in Finland. 20th-Century Architecture: Finland is a much-quoted, hefty encyclopedia of the history of modern Finnish architecture. The book was published to accompany an exhibition at the Deutsches Architecture-Museum in Frankfurt-am-Main in winter / The copy in stock is in good condition.

When published in , Finnish Architecture and the Modernist Tradition was the first comprehensive study of 20th-century Finnish architecture written from an international perspective for the international audience. The book examines the main architectural styles and movements since the end of the 19th century until the postmodern era. David & Charles [Published date: ]. Hard cover, pp.[Excerpts from front jacket flap] This is the only book in English (except for an earlier book by the same author, now out of print(which gives a comprehensive account of Finnish architecture from the 12th century until : J. M Richards. "Roger Connah's Finland, the first volume in the new 'Modern Architectures in History' series, traces developments in architecture since Finland's independence from Russia in ARCHITECTURE The modern movement in architecture since the War has produced only a few figures of the stature of Alvar Aalto. Had his major designs been executed in the great countries of Europe, instead of in his native Finland, he would today be well-known throughout the world. As it is.