Hugo Alvar Henrik Aalto
Alvar Aalto was born in Kuortane, Finland. He studied architecture at the Technical University of Helsinki from 1916 to 1921. He returned to Jyväskylä, where he opened his first architectural office in 1923. Alvar Aalto died in May 11, 1976, in Helsinki. 
- Alvar Aalto Foundation Custodian of Aalto's architectural drawings and writings.
- Aalto bibliography Archived 2006-10-03 at the Wayback Machine - From the official site
- Alvar Aalto - Design Dictionary Archived 2007-10-21 at the Wayback Machine Illustrated article about Alvar Aalto
- Alvar Aalto's Savoy Vase (1936)