Building itself is a healing element. Revisiting Alvar Aalto's Paimio Sanatorium by The Architectural Review. Experience Alvar Aalto’s modern masterpiece with all your senses. See all 4 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

There is general experimentation, using… In the 1920s Alvar Aalto and Erik Bryggman began experimenting with regional variations on the International Style. Finnish architecture was no longer merely the receiver of influences from outside. by Billie Muraben “Human life is a combination of tragedy and comedy. Together with Vyborg (Viipuri) Library, completed two years later, it gave the Aaltos an international profile. It is a masterpiece by Alvar Aalto. Healthcare and design lessons from Finland’s Paimio Sanatorium — … 5:42. ALVAR AALTO Exhibition (Winter 2012) by Jacksons Stockholm AB. Alvar Aalto's passion for painting led to the development of his unique architectural style. His work includes architecture, furniture, textiles and glassware, as well as sculptures and paintings, though he never regarded himself as an artist, seeing painting and sculpture as "branches of the tree whose trunk is architecture." Among the most striking examples of Aalto’s work are the Paimio Sanatorium, the library at Viipuri, and Finlandia Hall, a concert and congress hall in Helsinki. Hugo Alvar Henrik Aalto (pronounced [ˈhuɡo ˈɑlʋɑr ˈhenrik ˈɑːlto]; 3 February 1898 – 11 May 1976) was a Finnish architect and designer.

2:49. Alvar Aalto’s Paimio Sanatorium. As an architect, Aalto used color, texture, and light to create collage-like architectural landscapes. The building completed in 1933 as Paimio Sanatorium was of key importance to the international career of architects Alvar and Aino Aalto. Cubism and collage , explored by the painters Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque, became important elements in Aalto's work. It belongs to Aalto's early works and is certainly the building that helped Alvar Aalto to gain international recognition. The Paimio Sanatorium by architect Alvar Aalto was built in Alvar Aallontie 275, 21540 Preitilä, Paimio, Finland in 1929-1933. It has taken long time but finally this summer I was able to travel to Paimio and to see this masterpiece of architecture. Alvar Aalto Architect Vol. Professional Life For husband-and-wife designers Alvar and Aino Aalto, the building had a singular goal: help patients recover. Paimio Sanatorium was finished at 1933 and it functioned as tuberculosis sanatorium for decades. Completed in 1932, Alvar Aalto’s Paimio tuberculosis sanatorium’s programme was revolutionary Tuberculosis may have blighted mankind since at least as far back as antiquity, but when the AR devoted its September 1933 issue to a survey of recent tuberculosis sanatoriums, it turned its attention to a building type with a far shorter history. The Paimio Tuberculosis Sanatorium was designed in the late 1920s and completed in 1933. 5 Paimio Sanatorium 1928 33 Paperback – August 25, 2014 by Esa Laaksonen (Editor) 5.0 out of 5 stars 2 ratings.