Famous for his dictum 'Less is More', architect Mies Van der Rohe
is one of the most significant architects of the 20th century contributing
not only to the aestetics of European and American architecture,
but also advancing structural techniques in steel and glass.
With his career spanning from 1908 to 1968, and his buildings from
Spain to Chicago, he pursued a vision of universal, simplified architecturehe
often referred to his vision as 'skin and bone'.
The Barcelona Pavilion was designed by Ludwig
Mies van der Rohe (1886-1969) as the German National Pavilion for
the 1929 Barcelona International Exhibition.
Farnsworth House, 1950, Plano, Illinois
Resources for Mies Van der Rohe
Museum of Modern
Buildings.com: Architect Mies Van der Rohe
Mies van der Rohe
Digital Archive of American Architecture
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