Alvar Aalto

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Alvar Aalto

Alvar Aalto

Building art is a synthesis of life in materialised form. We should try to bring in under the same hat not a splintered way of thinking, but all in harmony together.More Alvar Aalto [07/11/2011 05:07:16]
Our time is so specialised that we have people who know more and more or less and less.More Alvar Aalto [07/11/2011 05:07:30]
We should concentrate our work not only to a separated housing problem but housing involved in our daily work and all the other functions of the city.More Alvar Aalto [07/11/2011 05:07:45]
Modern architecture does not mean the use of immature new materials; the main thing is to refine materials in a more human direction.More Alvar Aalto [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Building art is a synthesis of life in materialised form. We should try to bring in under the same hat not a splintered way of thinking, but all in harmony together.More Alvar Aalto [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Nothing is as dangerous in architecture as dealing with separated problems. If we split life into separated problems we split the possibilities to make good building art.More Alvar Aalto [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Our time is so specialised that we have people who know more and more or less and less.More Alvar Aalto [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
We have almost a city has probably two or three hundred committees. Every committee is dealing with just one problem and has nothing to do with the other problems.More Alvar Aalto [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
We should concentrate our work not only to a separated housing problem but housing involved in our daily work and all the other functions of the city.More Alvar Aalto [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The ultimate goal of the architect...is to create a paradise. Every house, every product of architecture... should be a fruit of our endeavour to build an earthly paradise for people.More Alvar Aalto [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Human life is a combination of tragedy and comedy. The shapes and designs that surround us are the music accompanying this tragedy and this comedy.More Alvar Aalto [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The best standardisation committee in the world is nature herself, but in nature standardisation occurs mainly in connection with the smallest possible units: cells. The result is millions of flexible combinations in which one never encounters the stereotyped.More Alvar Aalto [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Objects are made to be completed by the human mind.More Alvar Aalto [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
God created paper for the purpose of drawing architecture on it. Everything else is at least for me an abuse of paper.More Alvar Aalto [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
We should work for simple, good, undecorated thingsMore Alvar Aalto [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Architecture belongs to culture, not to civilization.More Alvar Aalto [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The very essence of architecture consists of a variety and development reminiscent of natural organic life. This is the only true style in architectureMore Alvar Aalto [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
True architecture exists only where man stands in the center.More Alvar Aalto [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Beauty is the harmony of purpose and form.More Alvar Aalto [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
In almost every task involving form, there are dozens, often hundreds of contradictory elements, which need to be forced to work in harmony by man's will. This harmony can be acheived only through art.More Alvar Aalto [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Form must have a content, and that content must be linked with nature.More Alvar Aalto [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It is the task of the architect to give life a gentler structure.More Alvar Aalto [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Architecture is not merely national but clearly has local ties in that it is rooted in the earth.More Alvar Aalto [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Even the smallest daily chore can be humanized with the harmony of culture.More Alvar Aalto [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I do not write, I build.More Alvar Aalto [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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