As per our current Database, Alvar Aalto has been died on May 11, 1976 (age 78).
When Alvar Aalto die, Alvar Aalto was 78 years old.
|78 years old
|February 3, 1898 (Kuortane, Finland)
Alvar Aalto’s zodiac sign is Aquarius. According to astrologers, the presence of Aries always marks the beginning of something energetic and turbulent. They are continuously looking for dynamic, speed and competition, always being the first in everything - from work to social gatherings. Thanks to its ruling planet Mars and the fact it belongs to the element of Fire (just like Leo and Sagittarius), Aries is one of the most active zodiac signs. It is in their nature to take action, sometimes before they think about it well.
Alvar Aalto was born in the Year of the Dog. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Dog are loyal, faithful, honest, distrustful, often guilty of telling white lies, temperamental, prone to mood swings, dogmatic, and sensitive. Dogs excel in business but have trouble finding mates. Compatible with Tiger or Horse.
Among the first Architects of Nordic Modernism; also a designer, Sculptor, and Painter. He was known for being focused on design as a total work of art or Gesamtkunstwerk.
He studied architecture at the Helsinki University of Technology beginning in 1916, but he left to fight in the Finnish War of Liberation alongside the White Army. He then returned to the University and graduated in 1921.
His buildings included Germany's Essen Opera House and New York City's Institute of International Education.
His father, Johan Henrik Aalto, worked as a land surveyor, while his mother, Selma Matilda (née Hackstedt), was a postmistress. His first structure was a house for his parents. He married twice, first in 1925 to Aino Marsio; after Aino's death from cancer in 1949, he married Elissa Mäkiniemi in 1952. Both of his wives were also famed Architects. He had a daughter named Johanna and a son named Hamilkar.
His stylistic approach to the Bauhaus school of design in Dessau was compared to Walter Gropius.