Hvitträsk

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Hvitträsk

Hvitträsk was designed to be a studio home for the members of the Finnish architecture firm Gesellius, Lindgren, and Saarinen. It later became the private residence of Eliel Saarinen. It is located about 30 kilometers (19 mi) west of Helsinki in Kirkkonummi, Finland.

The design was developed and construction began during the year of 1902. The house was named after Lake Vitträsk, on which it was built. [H]vitträsk literally means White Lake. Today Hvitträsk is a museum open to the public.

Publications[edit]

  • Moderne Bauformen 6, no. 4 (1907): 159–62;8, no. 8 (1909): 350, 353.
  • Hemma och Ute 3, (August 1913): 210–14; 3 (September 1913): 234–5.
  • American Architect and Architectural Review 124 (September 26, 1923): 19 pls.
  • Arkkitehti nos. 11–12 (1943): 24.
  • Architectural Review 139 (February 1966): 152–54.
  • Space Design no. 133 (September 1975): 91–94
  • Connaissance des Arts no. 238 (December 1971): 108–13, 192.
  • New York Times 13 February 1966, VI, p. 64.

External links[edit]

Media related to Hvitträsk at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 60°10′53″N 024°31′12″E / 60.18139°N 24.52000°E / 60.18139; 24.52000