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Aalto designed this house in for his friends the author Göran Schildt and his wife Christine. The Villa Skeppet (Ship) is on a nearly level, park-like site with a view across the eastern bay harbour of the idyllic small town.

Designed in

1969−70

Location

Finland, Tammisaari

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Villa Skeppet. Photo: Alvar Aalto Museum

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Sketch of the building. Drawing: Alvar Aalto Museum

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The open fireplace is designed by Aalto. Photo: Mikko Merckling, Alvar Aalto Museum

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Ground plan. Drawing: Alvar Aalto Museum

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Villa Skeppet. Photo: Mikko Merckling, Alvar Aalto Museum

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Elevations. Drawing: Alvar Aalto Museum

Guided tours

There are guided tours for the building. See www.villaskeppet.fi for more information.

Visits

See visit information on Villa Schildt website.