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Otaniemi Technical University Library

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Alvar Aalto
 
location Otaniemi, Espoo
function cafe, library, university
contributed by gonzalezdioslydia

"The library closes off at an oblique angle the third side of the park/court established by the main buildings of the Institute of Technology, begun twenty-two years previously. As a major reference library, the main problem was to provide good working conditions for the students over a three-storey basement for the library stacks. These spaces, and the small lending collection are housed in a faceted volume on the side, away from the main buildings. In the rectilinear tail of the building, offices and seminar rooms are provided." From: David Dunster, ed. Architectural Monographs 4: Alvar Aalto. p48.

 

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Otaniemi Technical University Library
Address
Otakaari 1
Finland
Project is public!
Opening hours Campus area open for visitors Library: Monday to Friday 8am-21pm, Saturday 9am -16pm (June 1 - August 31: Monday 8-18, Tuesday to Friday 8-16) http://www.alvaraalto.fi/info/guide/finland.htm
Completion 1969
ArchitectAlvar Aalto
 
Project ID 3745
Latitude/Longitude 60°11'12N 24°49'37E
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