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Architects bucket list

My wife and I are architects from New Zealand so this has been on our list of buildings in the... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2018
Wellington, New Zealand
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Essential visit for lovers of architecture, design, and art

This is the Finnish pioneer of modern architecture, Alvar Aalto's Gesamtkunstwerk masterpiece... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2017
Joe C
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Pikkukoikuja 20, Noormarkku 29600, Finland
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Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

My wife and I are architects from New Zealand so this has been on our list of buildings in the world to see. The other reviews tell you how amazing this building is, I agree totally and will not repeat. Some information instead: - plan...More

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Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

This is the Finnish pioneer of modern architecture, Alvar Aalto's Gesamtkunstwerk masterpiece. Every detail was thought out and tasteful and often innovative, inspired by its picturesque location, with a harmonious synthesis resulting. Both the exterior and interior, with all its bespoke furniture and fittings, are...More

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Reviewed 29 January 2017

I visited the house in May 2016 when we went on an architecture excursion (I'm an architecture student) to Finland and Sweden. We had a great guided tour and the house is amazing! Would recommend for anyone interested in architecture.

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Reviewed 2 August 2015

Very inspiring Alvar Aalto design inside and out and priceless artwork. Be sure to make advance reservations on Web. And be sure to stay at A. Ahlstrom in Noormarkku for a night

4  Thank Dhuds
Reviewed 11 February 2015

I came here with a group of Architecture students from Copenhagen. I was amazed at this site. I highly recommend the trek for anyone who is remotely interested in art or architecture. We were not allowed to take pictures of the inside and had to...More

2  Thank linda22e
Reviewed 11 August 2014

As my husband and I learned more about the legendary modernist architect Alvar Aalto during our 2-week trip to Finland, we decided to make a road trip from Helsinki to Noormarkku on the western coast to visit the marvelous Villa Mairea. This residential masterpiece was...More

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