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Exhibition 'Modernism and Refuge'

A Hidden Gem of Postmodernism

New Centre for Historic Houses of India

An Online Chronicle of the Douglas House

SPECIAL – Northern (High)Lights!

SPECIAL - Casas Icónicas en España!

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SPECIAL – Iconic Dreams - Sleep in an Iconic House!

SPECIAL – Dutch Delights!

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Our Badge of Honour

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Restoring the past: The Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo Home Studio

Behind the Scenes: Hendrick de Keyser Association

Latin America Special – Focus on Mexico

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Meet Our New Foundation Board Members

Virtual Tour of a Papaverhof Home in 3D

Getty Grant for Villa E-1027

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Wright Plus 2016 Walk

Speaking Volumes: Building the Iconic Houses Library

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September 14 + 15: Heritage Days in Paris

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Corbu’s Cabanon: Reconstruction and Lecture

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Annual Wright Architectural Housewalk: 18 May

Frank Lloyd Wright Homes on Screen

Message from the Editor

Neutra’s House on Screen

Melnikov House on Screen

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Message from the Editor

Eileen Gray House on Screen

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October 2013

Tommi Lindh, new director of the Alvar Aalto Foundation and Museum

Tommi Lindh studied architecture at the Helsinki University of Technology and graduated as an architect in 1993. He obtained his Architecture Degree in 2009. The history of architecture and architectural conservation have formed an important part of his everyday work and research studies since 1982. Lindh is the new director of the Alvar alto Foundation and Museum and one of the panelists joining the afternoon discussion of the Iconic Houses Europe Symposium at the Victoria & Albert Museum 12 November 2013.

Between 2010 and 2013 Tommi Lindh held the post of Senior Adviser on conservation at the Finnish Ministry of the Environment. Prior to that, he worked as an architect and keeper of antiquities at the Finnish National Board of Antiquities from 1998 to 2010. From 1990 to 1998 he ran his own architectural practice.

Some of his international tasks include membership of the council of ICCROM (International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property) from 2007 to 2011 and membership of two international specialist committees of DOCOMOMO (International committee for documentation and conservation of buildings, sites and neighborhoods of the modern movement) since 2008.

Positions of trust in Finland have included membership of the board of Finnish Architectural Society 1995–2006, membership of the board of the Finnish Association of Architects SAFA in 1995 and 2008–2010, of the research committee of the Museum of Finnish Architecture since 2003, of the board of DOCOMOMO Finland from 2005 to 2008, president of the board of the Alvar Aalto Foundation 2009–2013 and boardmember of the Centre for Finnish Architecture since 2010.

As the new director of the Alvar Aalto Foundation Tommi Lindh will continue what the previous director Susanna Pettersson started in 2010–2013. They worked together as a team when Lindh was the president of the board.

Alvar Aalto Foundation's three major fields of activity are the Museums in Jyväskylä and Helsinki, the Architectural Heritage Unit and the Alvar Aalto Academy. All three have an important task in their own fields. Alvar Aalto Museum is the worlds most Northern Museum of Architecture keeping the legacy of Alvar Aalto as living part of the society and global culture with it's archives, exhibitions and pedagogical work. Architectural Heritage Unit works with people who are in the process of taking care or repairing the sites designed by Alvar Aalto. The Alvar Aalto Academy provides platforms for international conversation and research on modern architecture.

Tommi Lindh wants to make sure there is a continuation for all the good work the Alvar Aalto Foundation has done since it was founded in 1969.The Foundation has an important role globally to provide well prepared information on Aalto to visitors of sites, scholars doing research and practicing architects and engineers working with Aalto sites. Alvar Aalto is already very well known all over the world but we can make that knowledge more precise and comprehensive. One way of doing this is taking part as founding member in the Iconic Houses Network.