Sun, 12 Mar|
Aalto. Architect of Emotions (Scandi Design Feature)
A film journey into the life, work and loves of one of the great modern architects, Alvar Aalto from Finland. The film shares for the first time the intimate love story of Alvar and his architect wife, Aino Aalto who was a major creative design force in her own right. "Captivating."
Time & Location
12 Mar, 2:30 pm
Caloundra, 11 Bulcock St, Caloundra QLD 4551, Australia
About the Event
Aalto film trailer HERE
This captivating exploration of Alvar Aalto, the defining figure in Scandic design and one of Europe's greatest modern architects, focuses on his remarkable and loving partnership with wife, Aino and how they became a powerhouse modernist force.
Theirs was a profoundly humanist vision that put people at the center of design, and ranged from work in furniture design through to huge architectural projects. They mixed with, and influenced, major figures of modernist art and design including Le Corbusier, Gropius, Moholy-Nagy, and Frank Lloyd Wright.
Come on a cinematic tour of their iconic buildings all over the world, from a library in Russia, a student dormitory at MIT, an art collector's private house near Paris, to a pavilion in Venice.
Narrated by experts in the field and featuring never before seen archive footage, Aalto tells the love story of an extraordinary couple with a great passion for human scale architecture.