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The itinerary as a strategy in Alvar Aalto Analysis of four works, 1926-28

Author
Garcia-Escudero, D.; Bardi, Berta
Type of activity
Journal article
Journal
VLC Arquitectura
Date of publication
2014-03-03
Volume
1
Number
1
First page
1
Last page
30
DOI
https://doi.org/10.4995/vlc.2014.1888 Open in new window
URL
http://polipapers.upv.es/index.php/VLC/issue/view/219 Open in new window
Abstract
This article addresses Alvar Aalto’s architecture by considering the itinerary as a fundamental strategy. The attention towards the users’ circulation movement, and the spaces and elements that propitiate it, allows for the analysis of his work from paradigms which are far from what is dislocated, broken and discontinuous; being the usual features that the critics have used to describe his projects. For all this his first years of professional practise are analyzed, specifically the period f...
Keywords
Alvar Aalto, hall, itinerary, staircase, strategy
Group of research
GILDA - Group for Teaching Innovation and Logistics in Architecture

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