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alvar

[′al‚vär]
(ecology)
Dwarfed vegetation characteristic of certain Scandinavian steppelike communities with a limestone base.
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The most successful of the quintet over the course is Alvar with five wins, two of them at this trip.
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One such sanatorium was the Paimio Sanatorium near Turku in Finland, designed by the Finnish architect Alvar Aalto (1898-1976) (3-5).
debut, presents built and unbuilt work by 11 architects, including Alvar Aalto, Le Corbusier, Frank Lloyd Wright, and Venturi, Rauch and Scott Brown.
The four-star hotel's Alvar Bar, whose copper and granite-topped bar is being vaunted as the biggest in the city, will offer lighter dishes and quick bites, such as Welsh rarebit, fried sprats with tartare sauce, pork pie with piccalilli and the Alvar burger (British beef and smoked Applewood cheese).
Alvar Aalto Houses provides nearly thirty of Scandinavian modernist Alvar Aalto's most important modern residences - many designed for famous personalities from the 1920s through the 1970s -and is a pick for any college-level arts library strong in architectural history.
It was made 70 years ago in the days when Alvar Liddell read the BBC news daily and is situated in a recreated 1940s room.
SYMPOSIUM/'Edge--Paracentric Architecture' 11th International Alvar Aalto Symposium 7-9 August 2009, University of Jyvaskyla, Finland www.
Scott-Purbaugh of Loveland, OH, and Alvar David Scott of Rancho Mirage, CA; his six grandchildren: Brandon J.
There's a much larger audience that's much more interested in who Kate is going to choose than who Alvar Honso is.
BACK to bygone days again, this time to when doyens such as Alvar Liddell wore a dinner jacket to read the news - on the the wireless.