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ID: 500018880
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500018880

 

Record Type: Person
Revell, Viljo (Finnish architect, 1910-1964)

Note: An early Finnish modernist, Revell designed his first important work in 1935, the Grass Palace, a Helsinki complex containing office space, a cinema and a restaurant. Apart from a brief period in Alvar Aalto's office, Revell had a private practice from 1936 until his death. After World War II, he was the head of the Bureau of Reconstruction. Revell preferred to work with a group of architects, in contrast to many in Finland at the time, which gave his works a style that was at times devoid of individualism. Finnish architect.

Names:
Revell, Viljo (preferred,V,index)
Viljo Revell (V,display)
Revell, Viljo Gabriel (V)

Nationalities:
Finnish (preferred)
Scandinavian

Roles:
architect (preferred)

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Vaasa (Pohjanmaa, Finland) (inhabited place)
Died:  Helsinki (Uusimaa, Finland) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
assistant of ....  Aalto, Alvar  1933-1934
......................  (Finnish architect and designer, 1898-1976) [500002617]
employee was ....  Lundsten, Bengt  
......................  (Finnish architect, born 1928) [500122360]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Revell, Viljo (I)

Biographies:
(Finnish architect, 1910-1964) ..... [CCA Preferred]
(Finnish architect, 1910-1964) ..... [AVERY]
(Finnish architect, 1910-1964) ..... [AVERY]
(Finnish architect, 1910-1964) ..... [Grove Art]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Revell, Viljo ........ [AVERY Preferred, CCA Preferred, Grove Art Preferred]
............................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
............................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
............................  Contemporary Architects (1987)
............................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
Revell, Viljo Gabriel ........ [CCA, Grove Art, VP]
...........................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
...........................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
Viljo Revell ........ [CCA, VP]
..........................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database

Subject: ........ [AVERY, CCA, Gallery Systems, Grove Art, VP]
....................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
....................  Contemporary Architects (1987)
....................  Contemporary Architects [n.d.]
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: n2010076061
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: n2010076061
....................  Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects (1982)
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, CCA, VP]
.......... Contemporary Architects (1980) 737
.......... Contemporary Architects [n.d.]
.......... Grove Art Online (2003-2008) accessed 4 March 2005
.......... Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects (1982) 553
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