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Aalto-Theater Essen


Publisher: Gemeinnutzige Theater-Baugesellschaft Essen mbH Editor: Gemeinnutzige Theater-Baugesellschaft Essen mbH Contributing Authors: Elissa Aalto et al. Format: Softcover, 64pp, 295x210mm


The Aalto Theatre is an opera house and major performing arts venue in Essen, Germany. The design by the Finnish architect Alvar Aalto was the unanimous winner in a competition in 1959, but the building was begun only in 1983, seven years after Aalto's death.

This publication charts the major features of the auditorium's design – from its construction, to the asymmetrical layout, to the iconic indigo blue seats.

This pre-owned copy is in good condition with minor wear.

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