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Alvar Aalto Quotes

Modern architecture does not mean the use of immature new materials; the main thing is to refine materials in a more human direction.
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Building art is a synthesis of life in materialised form. We should try to bring in under the same hat not a splintered way of thinking, but all in harmony together.
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Nothing is as dangerous in architecture as dealing with separated problems. If we split life into separated problems we split the possibilities to make good building art.
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Our time is so specialised that we have people who know more and more or less and less.
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We have almost a city has probably two or three hundred committees. Every committee is dealing with just one problem and has nothing to do with the other problems.
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We should concentrate our work not only to a separated housing problem but housing involved in our daily work and all the other functions of the city.
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