By Mia Hipeli
This most modern addition to the Alvar Aalto Foundation's formidable sequence of books is
the so much notable but. Aalto's layout for the campus for Jyväskylä collage of schooling, within the small rural city the place the architect grew up, is among the first competitions the grasp Modernist received as an rising energy within the early Nineteen Fifties. The campus, with its late-19th-century constructions, had to be accelerated and repaired; Aalto's scheme exhibits his mastery of making an openness that allowed ample mild and panorama to develop into a part of the structures. With a wealth of pictures and renderings, together with formerly unpublished fabric reminiscent of the contest drawings, and unrealized initiatives by means of the Aalto place of work from an analogous period. Texts through Aalto students Päivi Lukkarinen and Mari Forsberg.
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82 The main entrance and kitchen facilities are located on the ground floor. The floor above is a dining space which together with the student union clubrooms winds around the courtyard. 83 In terms of the overall architecture, the monopitched roof, redbrick walls, window surfaces and exposed pine-wood roof structure create an attractive play of elements. In regard to the exterior architecture, the joining of the glazed upper part of Lozzi to the brick walls of the lower floors is a natural way of emphasising the glass vitrine-like dining hall.
109 A ceiling lamp in Lozzi. 42 105 109 106 107 108 43 44 110 111 110 Furnishing and lighting scheme for classrooms for 18 and 24 pupils in the Teacher Training School. Scale 1:100. 111 Teacher’s podium in the Teacher Training School. Scale 1:100, 1:5. 112 In the front of the classroom there was pine panelling above and below the blackboard. 113 A classroom, at the rear of which is a space for the teacher trainees. 114 The rear wall of the classroom was divided up by widely spaced pine battens.
95 The swimming hall; a detail from the wall on the sports field side. 96 The swimming hall originally consisted of only one pool space, which was lit by windows on both sides. 39 97 40 For more on the interior design of the Teacher Training School, see Lukkarinen 1996, 32–33. 1954, AAM. 92 101 98 99 100 The interior and furniture The basic materials used in the facades continue in some of the interiors, creating a rather austere feeling. In the interiors there are not only red brick walls but also red brick floors.
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