Viipuri


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Viipuri

(ˈviːpuri)
n
(Placename) the Finnish name for Vyborg

Vy•borg

(ˈvi bɔrg)

n.
a seaport in the NW Russian Federation in Europe, on the Gulf of Finland. 79,000. Finnish, Viipuri.
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2008), Muolaa Kannilanjoki, Pyhajarvi Konnitsa Aijo, Sakkijarvi Meijerimaki, Viipuri Selankangas (Huurre 2003).
However, by the time the Finns had retrograded to the final defensive line, Mannerheim knew the die was cast and that he had to commit everything to save Viipuri, Finland's second largest city.
La singularidad de la forma escultorica de la tienda de Serrano invita a recordar el proyecto de Alvar Aalto para la Biblioteca Municipal de Viipuri. El elemento fundamental y caracteristico de Viipuri es el techo acustico ondulado de la sala de conferencias (AA.VV., 1948) formado por listones de madera, ese elemento tenia como funcion permitir la buena transmision del sonido a todos los puntos de aquella sala excesivamente larga.
A building that illustrates the transition between the 2 styles is the library in the town of Viipuri (today's Vyborg in Russia), built in 1927-1935.
As one of those involved in the 15-year campaign and project to restore the Alvar Aalto's City Viipuri Library in Vybor, Russia, it is salutary to reveal that a major allocation of 6.4 million euros ([pounds sterling]5.7 million) from the Russian Federation will now finally enable the restoration and recovery of this Modernist masterpiece to be completed.
Alvar Aalto suprojektavo puikia detale--stiklinius stoglangius, sujungiancius dienini ir naktini pastato apsvietimus Viipuri (Vyborgo) bibliotekoje 1935 m.
The time period covered could be the 1930s, since people travel to Viipuri, lost to the USSR in World War II.
Born in Viipuri (Vyborg), Karelia, Finland, and brought up in a multicultural background in Russia, Sesemann studied philosophy at the University of St.
Italia ha sido, ademas, el escenario en el que se han celebrado congresos internacionales sobre la restauracion de obras clave del movimiento moderno que habian provocado gran interes y polemica, como la Biblioteca de Viipuri (1927-1935) de Alvar Aalto (Dezzi, 1998; Kravchenko, 1997).
La obra de Aalto se encuentra fundamentalmente en el interior de su pais, Finlandia, aunque posee alcance internacional; destaca la Biblioteca de Viipuri (1935) (36) que fue y continua siendo un edificio insustituible, mitico (ver Figura 4).
It is a nation tenacious of the independence it secured from Russia in 1917, which had to fend off the Red Army twice during World War II (eventually losing much of its territory to Soviet Russia in the process, together with Aalto's early masterpiece, the library at Viipuri, now Vyborg).