Alvar Aalto's personal cabin...experiments with brick patterns

Experimental House, Alvar Aalto 1953 ALVAR AALTO: TECHNOLOGY AND NATURE This documentary focuses on Aalto’s efforts to combine technology with handcrafted and indigenous materials/processes, to create architecture which was functional, cosy,.

Aalto experimented with mixing finishes and patterns, using tile and brick, at his own lake house at Muuratsalo, Finland, 1952.

Aalto experimented with mixing finishes and patterns, using tile and brick, at his own lake house at Muuratsalo, Finland,

house in frösakull by bruno mathsson

These contacts inspired Bruno Mathsson to create his famous glasshouses using a concrete plate equipped with electrical under floor heating laid directly on the ground. The first example completed in 1950 was his own furniture showroom in Värnamo.

pattern contemporary brick facade - Google Search

Very cool - use of simple brick coursing to achieve something subtle but stands…

House at Camusdarach Sands / by Raw Architecture Workshop (photo by David Barbour)

House at Camusdarach Sands

Image 1 of 23 from gallery of House at Camusdarach Sands / Raw Architecture Workshop. Courtesy of Raw Architecture Workshop

I am a dreamer

I saw this picture by Scott Frances, a glass/wood house by the architect Kengo Kuma located in new Canaan, Connecticut and was blown away by the beauty, form and concept. Thought I'd share it with you, I hope you enjoy the picture as much as I did.

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