Central garden courtyard at Hvittrask, Kirkkonummi

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RIBApix ref no RIBA25957
Architect/DesignerGesellius, Herman (1874-1916)
Lindgren, Armas (1874-1929)
Saarinen, Eliel (1873-1950)
Artist/PhotographerHance, Dennis
Subject Date1903
Image Date1999
StyleArts & Crafts
Medium35mm Transparency
Library ReferenceDHFI112
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit Dennis Hance / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: This lakeside retreat was built in National Romantic style between 1901 and 1903 by Herman Gesellius, Armas Lindgren and Eliel Saarinen. The complex included a shared studio, homes for each of their families, and several service buildings. The architects arranged their studio and homes around the central garden courtyard. The main building was renovated into a museum in 1969.

Subject tags

architects' houses, Gardens, museums