Master key

Shigeru Ban

Source: Alvar Aalto museum/Eva and Pertti Ingervo

When Shigeru Ban first visited Alvar Aalto’s work, its humanity leapt out in a way no textbook had prepared him for. In an exhibition at the Barbican in London this month, and in these eight pages of edited extracts from the accompanying book, Ban explains the profundity of Aalto’s influence ...

This is premium content. 

Only logged in subscribers have access to it.

Login or SUBSCRIBE to view this story

Gated access promo

Existing subscriber? LOGIN

A subscription to Building Design will provide:

  • Unlimited architecture news from around the UK
  • Reviews of the latest buildings from all corners of the world
  • Full access to all our online archives
  • PLUS you will receive a digital copy of WA100 worth over £45.

Subscribe now for unlimited access.

Alternatively REGISTER for free access on selected stories and sign up for email alerts