Alvar Aalto Library, Vyborg

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  • Design at its best! Happy to see interiors were not destroyed by soviets or later on. Looks amazing! Worth visiting for design lovers  more »
  • We visited with friends and were lucky enough to be guided by the head librarian. This building is a must for anyone interested in architecture and in particular Clark Alvar Aalto. The integration of ...  more »
  • This is an architectural landmark middle of Vyborg. Library is bright and include number of interesting details. Although design lines are quite simple and clear Aalto's style.  more »
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  • Very impressive building with amazing history.
  • Very beautiful and unusual building. I still have a library here.
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  • In addition to architectural features library has a unique portrait collection: for example, a collection of Department of literature which was formed — and continues to emerge, through the Fund, donated a library of Finnish town Lappeenranta. This is a book about Vyborg and Karelian Finnish, Swedish, German and other languages. During the years of the restoration of the library building was expanded with a collection of perhaps the most intact in Russia a selection of books about the work of Alvar Aalto and the library building. Among them, for example, the main biographer of Alvar Aalto, Goran Shildta autographed by the author.
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  • With all my love to the works of Alvar Aalto in General and the Vyborg library in particular-the more I won't go there. Garderobshhicy the janitor cleaning the syndrome who are rude to visitors from the threshold-this awkward moment, when Finnish architecture meets Russian "hospitality".
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  • A place you must visit. The interiors of the reading room and the Auditorium and the layout of the building is amazing. And exterior amid streets around just fine.
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