Hugo Alvar Henrik Aalto

Finnish architect and designer (1898–1976)

Hugo Alvar Henrik Aalto (February 3, 1898May 11, 1976 [1]) was a Finnish architect who made many important contributions to architecture. Sometimes called the "Father of Modernism".

Alvar Aalto with his wife Elissa


Alvar Aalto was born in Kuortane, Finland.[2] He studied architecture at the Technical University of Helsinki from 1916 to 1921.[3] He returned to Jyväskylä, where he opened his first architectural office in 1923. Alvar Aalto died in May 11, 1976, in Helsinki. [1]

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