Biopic Tribute to Finnish Architect Aalto
The Aalto documentary is now on DVD, so you can enjoy getting to know the Finnish architect’s work and personal life.
All art is a reflection of the people who have created it, and that is just as true of architecture as it is of other art forms.
Alvar Aalto did not work alone, since his loving wife, Aino, was an integral part of his work.
The Scandinavian architecture trendsetting, when his projects were initially built.
And, we can still see their impact on architecture and even decor in today’s modern homes and commercial buildings.
The documentary is interesting for the architecture, but also fascinating for the human story of this family.
Release Date 9/28/21
This captivating exploration of Alvar Aalto, the defining figure in Scandic design and one of Europe’s greatest modern architects, focuses on his remarkable and loving partnership with wife, Aino.
Theirs was a profoundly humanist vision that put people at the centre of design, and ranged from work in furniture design through to huge architectural projects.
They mixed with, and influenced, major figures of modernist art and design including Le Corbusier, Gropius, Moholy-Nagy, and Frank Lloyd Wright.
Come on a cinematic tour of their iconic buildings all over the world, from a library in Russia, a student dormitory at MIT, an art collector’s private house near Paris, to a pavilion in Venice.
Narrated by experts in the field and featuring never before seen archive footage, Aalto tells the love story of an extraordinary couple with a great passion for human scale architecture.
Official Trailer: Aalto Documentary
Aalto Documentary Movie
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