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In spring 1932 August Tammekann, an Estonian professor of geography, commissioned Aalto to draw up a plan for a small private house. For financial reasons the form it was eventually built was differed from Aalto’ s design.

Designed in



Estonia, Tartu

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Villa Tammekann after the 1999−2000 renovation. Photo: Maija Holma, Alvar Aalto Museum

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Ground plan. Drawing: Alvar Aalto Museum

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Living room after the 1999-2000 renovation. Photo: Jari Jetsonen, Alvar Aalto Museum

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Villa Tammekann during the Soviet Era. Photo: Kivi Raal, Alvar Aalto Museum

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