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a life in architecture - Michael Driver

When he was a second-year student of architecture in the early 1960s, Michael Driver went to Finland and discovered the work of Alvar Aalto. 'For a lot of people, it's the first influences that are the strongest, 'he says. 'I'd been raised on the mainstream works of the Modern Movement, especially on Corb and concrete. Corb was received wisdom, Aalto was the alternative.

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