The colours of Alvar Aalto
Paimio Sanatorium is a former tuberculosis sanatorium in Paimio, Southwest Finland, designed by Finnish architect Alvar Aalto.Aalto received the design commission having won the architectural competition for the project held in 1929. The building was completed in 1933, and soon after received critical acclaim both in Finland and abroad.
Pro Paimio Committee launches appeal to protect Paimio Sanatorium. An appeal set up on the initiative of architects calls for the preservation of a key work of modern architecture – Paimio Sanatorium. Paimio Tuberculosis Sanatorium, designed by Alvar and Aino Aalto and built amid health-giving pine forest in 1929−1933, gained international
Aug 08, 2018 · This is THE masterpiece of Alvar Aalto. You can book a tour in advance of go without appointment. The outside is free for a walk around the building.
Location: Alvar Aallontie 275, Paimio,, Finland
Aug 25, 2017 · The world-renowned architect and designer Alvar Aalto’s (1898-1976) Paimio Sanatorium from 1933 is a modernist masterpiece. Designmuseum Danmark will show a pop-up exhibition focusing on Aalto’s outstanding work with shapes, colors and function.
Visit Paimio Sanatorium on our guided tours. There are several options, duration from one to two hours. Standard tour 1.5 h. 90 € (1–6 persons). 7 or more persons 15 € / person.
The Paimio Tuberculosis Sanatorium was designed in the late 1920s and completed in 1933. The building served until the 1960s as a sanatorium for treating tuberculosis patients. During the 60s and 70s it was gradually converted into a normal hospital due to the fact that there were less and less cases of tuberculosis in Finland. Up until 2010 it
Alvar Aalto’s Tuberculosis Sanatorium built from 1929-33 in Paimio, Finland, contrasts forms from nature with characteristics of modern architecture, with the intention of creating a spiritually stimulating and functional experience designed for its patients. Aalto lived from 1898-1976 and started his own firm in 1923 (Anderson, 2012 p. vii-ix).
The most famous was the Paimio Sanatorium, completed in 1933, designed by world-renowned architect Alvar Aalto. It had both sun-balconies and a rooftop terrace where the patients would lie all day either in beds or on specially designed chairs, the Paimio Chair.
Paimio Sanatorium Conservation Management Plan (CMP) is a document intended to guide the future use, care and conservation of Paimio Sanatorium. The CMP brings together historical records of the building, including defining its architectural features, physical analyses and knowledge about the building’s performance over time, thus creating a long-term strategy for decision-makers
Aalto used the sanatorium’s potential as a showcase for socio-medical and economical endeavour by “selling” Paimio as a combined package, promoting his architectural design not only as especially modern and hygienic but also as a response to national demands of the time.
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The Paimio Chair, the best-known piece of furniture designed by Aalto, is named for the town in southwestern Finland for which Aalto designed a tuberculosis sanatorium and all its furnishings. Used in the patients’ lounge, the angle of the back of this armchair was …
English: Paimio Sanatorium is a former tuberculosis sanatorium in Paimio, Finland Proper, designed by Finnish architect Alvar Aalto. Suomi: Paimion parantola on Paimiossa, Varsinais-Suomessa sijaitseva Alvar Aallon vuosina 1929–1933 suunnittelema tuberkuloosisairaalarakennus.