The Säynätsalo Town Hall (Finnish: Säynätsalon kunnantalo) is a multifunction building complex, consisting of two main buildings organised around a centralised courtyard; a U-shaped council chamber and town hall with administrative offices and a community library with and flats. The Town Hall was designed by Finnish architect Alvar Aalto for the municipality of Säynätsalo (merged with the municipality of Jyväskylä in 1993) in Central Finland. Aalto received the commission after a design contest in 1949, and the building was completed in December 1951.A visit to Saynatsalo Town Hall represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Jyvaskyla tour planner to plot your vacation.
The town hall is considered one of the most important buildings Aalto designed in his career.
Saynatsalo Town Hall Reviews
.... you need to be either a fan of the architect Alvar Aalto or an architect to really benefit from making the 40km round trip from Jyväskylä. The intriguing aspects, for me, are the thought that... more »
Nice architectur just beside my family's summerplace. Have you seen Aalto's private summercottage? It's a nice place too! more »
Alvar Saltos legacy in any architectural detail. Perfectly conserved, is a must see for any architect
It is amazing to witness one of the most celebrated building of Aalto.
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