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In 1925, the Defence Corps district of Jyväskylä decided to erect a new set of headquarters. Ambitious as this venture was, an open architectural competition was arranged. Young Alvar Aalto won second prize with his proposal “Intra Muros”, and in the end the committee decided to construct the building according Aalto´s proposal.

Designed in

1926-29

Location

Finland, Jyväskylä

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Street façade towards the Church Park. Photo: Martti Kapanen, Alvar Aalto Foundation

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Aerial photograph of the Church Park. Photo: Alvar Aalto Foundation

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The builder sought to draw profit by leasing the commercial premises in the complex, including the first indoor market built in Jyväskylä. Photo: Päijänne, Alvar Aalto Foundation

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Ground plan. Drawing: Alvar Aalto Foundation

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Section. Drawing: Alvar Aalto Foundation

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On the first floor there was a theatre / assembly hall, dubbed “sala azurra” (Blue Hall) by Aalto, along with the restaurant seen here in the background. Photo: Päijänne, Alvar Aalto Foundation

— 7

Plan and section of the cinema. Drawing: Alvar Aalto Foundation

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Cinema. Photo: Päijänne, Alvar Aalto Foundation

— 9

Jyväskylä Defence Corps Building photographed from south. Photo: Alvar Aalto Foundation

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Entrance photographed in 1930s. Photo: Alvar Aalto Foundation