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2014 World Monuments Fund/Knoll Modernism Prize Awarded to the Finnish Committee for the Restoration of Viipuri Library with the Central City Alvar Aalto Library, Vyborg

Bonnie Burnham, President of World Monuments Fund (WMF), announced today that the project to restore Alvar Aalto's seminal Viipuri Library in Vyborg, Russia, which took two challenging decades to complete, has been awarded the 2014 World Monuments Fund/Knoll Modernism Prize. The award will be made to the Finnish Committee for the Restoration of Viipuri Library with the Central City Alvar Aalto Library, Vyborg, the Russian Federation.

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