Functionalism--Utopia or The Way Forward? Alvar Aalto Symposium, 1992, Good

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Kärkkäinen, Maija.  Jyväskylä, Alvar Aalto Symposium, 1992.

English, Good, Softcover,  8vo 8 ⅜” x 9 ⅜”, 190 pp.

ISBN: 9519164995

Full black and white photograph with black title and red square in bottom left corner to front, white wrapped spine and back, black lettering to spine and back. List of organizers to frontis. Heavy shelfwear, rubbing to spine, chipping along front edges, corners worn at top and bottom edge to front cover, binding tight, slight sunning, else unmarked throughout.  Full color and black and white plates and thumbnails of photographs, sketches, models, blueprints, maps, city grids, architecture and artwork. List of Organizers, Opening Address, Address of Welcome, lectures, Programme. The 5th International Alvar Aalto Symposium, Jyvaskyla Finland, August 16-18, 1991. Should the metaphorical functionalist ideas from the past be a map to follow for modern architecture and city planning, or should ecological and environmental issues take the forefront? Come to your own conclusions through the addresses and examples of some of the great philosophers of city planning and Functionalist architecture shared in this book. 

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