Found project: Valtion virastotalo


    Project : Valtion virastotalo

    Language variant : Government offices

    Architect : Aalto, Alvar

    Completion: 1968

    Locality : Seinäjoki

    Country : Finland

    Building style : Modern architecture (not specified)

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    Description :

    No detailed plans for this building exist from the time of the competition in 1958. The complex consists of two-to-three storey wings rendered white, and forms the western terminus of Aalto's plan for the centre of Seinäjoki. It contains various government offices, including the Ilmajoki district court with a sober courtroom, police offices, a tax office, and a number of staff apartments. The drawings date from 1964-68.

    Göran Schildt: Alvar Aalto : A Life's Work-Architecture, Design and Art. Otava, 1994, 133-134.

    Ed. Antti Siitonen



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    Valtion virastotalo
    Valtion virastotalo
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    Valtion virastotalo
    Valtion virastotalo
    Image © Arto Kuorikoski