“Der Magus des Nordens”: Alvar Aalto und die Schweiz

Teppo Jokinen, Bruno Maurer, eds.
‘Der Magus des Nordens’
Alvar Aalto und die Schweiz

1998. 23 x 27 cm, softcover with flap
208 pages, 184 illustrations
ISBN 978-3-85676-086-1
CHF 68.00 / EUR 64.00

Foreword by Werner Oechslin
Contributions by Antoine Baudin, Karin Gimmi, Teppo Jokinen, Hannu Laaksonen, Bruno Maurer, Arthur Rüegg, Ulrich Stucky
Designed by Philippe Mouthon


This publication examines Alvar Aalto’s (1898–1976) contacts with Switzerland and his immense influence on 20th century Swiss architecture against the background of the close relations between Finland and Switzerland.