1948. Arvo Pärdi Keskus


 














Querida Manolo,

"Los proyectos existen ya, sin saberlo, en nuestra 
memoria. Reaparecen sin que seamos conscientes" 
(Nieto y Sobejano)

Un abrazo,
R

1946. Danmark. Arhus. Radhuset, Aften


 

















Dear Gunnel,

Arne Jacobsen, one of the architects of 
the Aarhus Town Hall, was a good friend 
and admirer of Swedish architect
Gunnar Asplund from whom he learned
to instill a poetic sense of place in his 
architecture.

Best.
R

1945. Joensuu SOK:n Toimitalo


 











Dear Saara,

Architect Erkki Huttunen, a major figure of 
Scandinavian Functionalism, was the chief architect 
of the building department of SOK (Finnish 
Cooperative Society) until 1941. This is one of his 
building in Joensuu.

Best regards,
R

1944. Otaniemi, Suomi-Finland


 







Dear Juhani,

"We should work for simple, good, undecorated 
things" (Alvar Aalto)
An aerial view of the Otaniemi Technical 
University still under construction.

Best regards,
R

1943. Spanish International Pavilion. St. Louis, Mo


 







Cristina,

Javier Carvajal recordaba como un día hablando
con Alvar Aalto este le dijo que lo que en realidad 
importa es servir y resolver problemas, no servirse 
de ellos ni crearlos.

Un abrazo,
R

1942. AGO. Art Gallery of Ontario.


 







Dear Barry,

"In the world we live in, 90 percent of what gets 
built and designed today is pure s." (Frank Gehry)

Best,
R