Guess the Architect Contest June 2015 Winner
JUNE 2015 CLUE: An architect’s competition-winning scheme for a hospital brought fresh air, light, and views to tuberculosis patients and became a landmark example of modern design for healing.
JUNE 2015 ANSWER: The answer to the June issue’s Guess the Architect is Alvar Aalto, who completed the Paimio Sanatorium near Turku, Finland, in 1933. The design of the reinforced-concrete frame building for tuberculosis patients featured rooms with balconies angled for sunlight and views of the surrounding forest.
2015 Winners: View winners of the 2015 contest.
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