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The architecture competition for the Aalborg Museum of Art building in 1957 was won by a workgroup consisting of Alvar and Elissa Aalto and the Danish architect Jean-Jacques Baruël (1923–2010).

Designed in

1957— 58, 1963 —1972

Location

Aalborg, Denmark

— 1

The building rises from the valley rather like a step pyramid. Photo: Maija Holma © Alvar Aalto Foundation.

— 2

Elevation and section. Drawing: © Alvar Aalto Foundation.

— 3

Facade and main entrance towards the street. Photo: Maija Holma © Alvar Aalto Foundation.

— 4

Main entrance. Photo: Maija Holma © Alvar Aalto Foundation.

— 5

Plan of the exhibition floor. Drawing: © Alvar Aalto Foundation.

— 6

Exhibition spaces with entrance in the background. Photo: Maija Holma © Alvar Aalto Foundation.

— 7

Various lighting solutions, including skylights, were adapted for the exhibition spaces. Photo: Maija Holma © Alvar Aalto Foundation.

— 8

The outdoor area includes an amphitheatre, a recurring theme in Aalto's architecture. Photo: Maija Holma © Alvar Aalto Foundation.

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