Among the first architects of Nordic Modernism; also a designer, sculptor, and painter. He was known for being focused on design as a total work of art or Gesamtkunstwerk.
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|FULL NAME:||Alvar Aalto|
|BIRTH DATE:||February 3, 1898|
|AGE:||122 years old|
Alvar Aalto is a Architect. His father, Johan Henrik Aalto, worked as a land surveyor, while his mother, Selma Matilda (née Hackstedt), was a postmistress. His first structure was a house for his parents. He married twice, first in 1925 to Aino Marsio; after Aino’s death from cancer in 1949, he married Elissa Mäkiniemi in 1952. Both of his wives were also famed architects. He had a daughter named Johanna and a son named Hamilkar. He studied architecture at the Helsinki University of Technology beginning in 1916, but he left to fight in the Finnish War of Liberation alongside the White Army. He then returned to the University and graduated in 1921.
DID YOU KNOW His buildings included Germany’s Essen Opera House and New York City’s Institute of International Education.
FACT His stylistic approach to the Bauhaus school of design in Dessau was compared to Walter Gropius.
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Currently, Alvar Aalto is 122 years old. He will celebrate his 123rd birthday on a Thursday, February 3rd. Below we countdown to his upcoming birthday.
Alvar Aalto’s zodiac sign is Aquarius. According to astrologers, Aquarius’ life pursuit is to understand life’s mysteries and a secret desire to be unique and original. People of this zodiac sign like to have fun with friends, help others, fight for causes, have intellectual conversations, are a good listener and dislike limitations, broken promises, being lonely, dull or boring situations, and people who disagree with them. The strengths of this sign are: progressive, original, independent, humanitarian, while the weaknesses can be running from emotional expression, temperamental, uncompromising, aloof. The greatest overall compatibility with Aquarius are Leo and Sagittarius.
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DID YOU KNOW Life expectancy in United States is about 79 years.
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