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,.
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.
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.