Alvar Aalto, the Finnish architect and designer of the ubiquitous stool (that spawned a perhaps even more ubiquitous IKEA knockoff), was also the creator of a lovely, very modern and yet very cozy, home on the outskirts of Helsinki

The Aalto University Auditorium by Alvar Aalto, Espoo, Finland. Well, I'm Finnish and this is my architecture board, so it's pretty much compulsory.

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