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G?ran Schildt Alvar Aalto As A Mediator Between Classical...
After a brief introduction by Reyner Banham, G?ran Schildt discusses Aalto’s interest in research as illustrated by his...

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After a brief introduction by Reyner Banham, G?ran Schildt discusses Aalto’s interest in research as illustrated by his proposal for MIT. According to Schildt, Aalto claimed that architects need laboratories to test ideas. He shows examples of Aalto’s experiments with organic forms, bending and extruding wood. He describes Aalto’s work as functional and aesthetic at the same time.