Aira building (1924–26)

Photo: Tero Takalo-Eskola

Distance to the target from Kompassinaukio in Jyväskylä:

9 min. 8 min.

Tapionkatu 2,
40100 Jyväskylä

Paikallinen sää

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Aira building (1924–26)

Intended for railway employees, this three-storey brick building is the first block of flats designed by Alvar Aalto. It has 18 apartments of equal size. Its pure classicist style is enlivened by sophisticated details, such as decorated eaves and arched doorways.

Opening hours:

The building is in residential use, so it can only be viewed from the outside.

Designed/built in year

1924-26

Designed by

Alvar Aalto

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