Aalto in Turku

Book your own private walking tour to see and hear about the three buildings Aaltos designed in Turku center – Southwestern Finland Agricultural Cooperative Building, Tapani building apartment house and Turun Sanomat newspaper building. You will also see some buildings by Turku born Erik Bryggman who closely worked with Alvar Aalto during the breakthrough of … Read more

The Evidence: Healthy Architecture Discussion event at Paimio Sanatorium

UPDATE:  This program is now available at BBC World Service online service: https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/w3csz422 ——–   On Sunday 7th April at 15.00-16.30 BBC World Service and Wellcome Collection present The Evidence: Healthy Architecture in collaboration with Paimio Sanitorium and Magni Mundi Come and listen in to the recording of a BBC World Service radio programme exploring … Read more

Paimio Sanatorium

Experience Alvar Aalto’s modern masterpiece with all your senses. Paimio Sanatorium was finished at 1933 and it functioned as tuberculosis sanatorium for decades. It is a masterpiece by Alvar and Aino Aalto. Building itself is a healing element. On a guided tour you’ll get to see this wonderful architecture from inside and also furniture and lamps that were … Read more