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Ceiling in the Lecture Hall The Ceiling in the Lecture Hall of the Viipuri Library is a hallmark of Alvar Aalto design. Elements shown for the ďŹ rst time here would appear again in later in his designs. The imediately recognizeable intervention was intended to carry sound in the long hall as seen in this diagramatic sketch below.

Ceiling Details VIIPURI LIBRARY

ALVAR AALTO

Viipuri, Russia | 1934 Kayla Cohen and Jaewoo Lee

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Ceiling Details