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Aalto is famous for his individual style in forms, "wavy lines", (aalto = wave). The fan-shaped collection room of the lending hall and skylights above it create a harmonious and unique space design. The operations of the hall are concentrated at the service desk which realizes one essential vision of Aalto's library philosophy - the idea of library as a temple of knowledge. The beautiful curved line of this desk is repeated in the service desk of the magazine room, and together these make up a delightful entity which unfolds before the eyes of the one who enters the vestibule.


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