Kunsten Museum of Modern Art – Alvar Aalto


This is the Kunsten Museum of Modern Art which is located in Aalborg, Denmark. It was designed by famous architect Alvar Aalto, his second wife Elyssa, and his associate Jean-Jacues Baruel. There was a competition held to determine a design for the building and Alvar Aalto’s design won. The museum was completed in 1972. I really like how the building is shaped like a ziggurat. The ziggurat is a very unique building and I believe it works great being juxtaposed next to a hill covered with trees.

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