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 (äl′tō), Alvar 1898-1976.
Finnish architect and furniture designer noted for his use of contrasting materials. His designs include the Abbey Library in Mount Angel, Oregon (1970).


(Finnish ˈɑːltɔ)
(Biography) Alvar (ˈalvar). 1898–1976, Finnish architect and furniture designer, noted particularly for his public and industrial buildings, in which wood is much used. He invented bent plywood furniture (1932)


(ˈɑl toʊ)

Alvar, 1898–1976, Finnish architect and furniture designer.
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