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By Mia Hipeli

This newest addition to the Alvar Aalto Foundation's formidable sequence of books is
the so much awesome but. Aalto's layout for the campus for Jyväskylä collage of schooling, within the small rural city the place the architect grew up, is among the first competitions the grasp Modernist gained as an rising strength within the early Nineteen Fifties. The campus, with its late-19th-century constructions, had to be increased and repaired; Aalto's scheme exhibits his mastery of constructing an openness that allowed plentiful mild and panorama to develop into a part of the constructions. With a wealth of photographs and renderings, together with formerly unpublished fabric corresponding to the contest drawings, and unrealized initiatives through the Aalto workplace from an identical period. Texts by way of Aalto students Päivi Lukkarinen and Mari Forsberg.

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It presently comprises the green areas of the university at Seminaarinmäki, Mattilanniemi, and Ylistönrinne. The total area of the park, including parks and natural forest, is 36 hectares. Presently, 120 different arboreal plants and 70 different grasses grow in the park. The University of Jyväskylä Botanical Garden comprises an extensive plant collection, with 570 different plant varieties. There are an imposing 17,000 plants in the garden’s collections. 2008. 5 Seminaarinmäen viheralueiden hoito-ohjeet 2007, 1–3.

The new Aalto University begins operations in 2009, and is a fusion of the University of Art and Design Helsinki, Helsinki School of Economics and Helsinki University of Technology. 21 22 144 A garden plan for Aalto’s campus In Aalto’s plan the college of education building complex is placed at the edge of a larger open field area. The area was demarcated on three sides by the pine-forested ridge. Between the buildings Aalto placed a functional sports park, which included a sports field. At the same time, a completely new park was created for the college area – which was subsequently called Aalto Park.

See also Lukkarinen 1994 b, 21–22, 58, 65. 82 The main entrance and kitchen facilities are located on the ground floor. The floor above is a dining space which together with the student union clubrooms winds around the courtyard. 83 In terms of the overall architecture, the monopitched roof, redbrick walls, window surfaces and exposed pine-wood roof structure create an attractive play of elements. In regard to the exterior architecture, the joining of the glazed upper part of Lozzi to the brick walls of the lower floors is a natural way of emphasising the glass vitrine-like dining hall.

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