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Aalto

Alvar ('alvar). 1898--1976, Finnish architect and furniture designer, noted particularly for his public and industrial buildings, in which wood is much used. He invented bent plywood furniture (1932)
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Aalto will be a central component of the newly formed Man Global Private Markets.
Reportedly, the Vare building will be used by Aalto University's School of Arts and Design.
Industrial design became another major strand of Aalto's activity.
Aalto and America is an exhaustive (and at times exhausting) study of all aspects of Aalto's interaction with the US.
It became clear that the first issue that was important in terms of the Aalto merger was that it had a vision that was linked into a national policy of innovation and competitiveness.
Aalto University will lead the programme and will provide premises, coaching services and access to both academic and business networks for new app developers.
Hotel La Tour says Wareing, who also runs The Gilbert Scott at the St Pancras Hotel, will continue to develop Aalto's menus and monitor standards.
Roonrakwit and her group CASE (Community Architects for Shelter and Environment) work within marginalised urban settlements, applying ideals that echo Aalto's dictum, 'Man is the centre of things'.
Joan was predeceased by her husband of 55 years, Tauno Aalto, who died June 24, 2007.
When I went there to visit the Alvar Aalto Library in 2000 I found a city with a complex present and in that context understood an awkward blind spot on the part of many Finns regarding its contemporary life.
Aalto's stacking stool was designed for a public library in Russia in 1935, its simplicity and practicality has earned it a home in the collection at the Museum of Modern Art in New York.