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Archive, architectural heritage, events: 9:00-16:00, visits only by prior agreement.
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Alvar Aalto Foundation

The Alvar Aalto Foundation maintains the material and intellectual legacy of the world-famous architect and designer Alvar Aalto, and acts to make his work and thinking more widely known. The Alvar Aalto Foundation has four sites that are open to the public: the Alvar Aalto Museum and Muuratsalo Experimental House in Jyväskylä and the Aalto House and Studio Aalto in Helsinki.

Alvar Aalto house. ©Alvar Aalto Foundation

Focus: local, national, international. Consists of: buildings fragments; furniture; glassware Strength: collection of applied arts of Alvar Aalto. Collection accessible by computer and through inventories. Drawings cannot be reproduced. Institution does not have a conservation laboratory. Documents/correspondence; models and original drawings exists in Alvar Aalto Archive, Helsinki. Drawings cannot be reproduced. Photo Archive Consisits of: Black-and-white photographs, both vintage and newly commissioned; transparancies.

Library Holdings
Holdings: books, magazines and catalogues about modern architecture and Alvar Aalto.

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