Thanks to Ahmed A. Hassan for taking gorgeous photos of Carr Chapel in honor of Mies’ birthday (on March 27).
Hassan is an architecture doctoral student at the Illinois Institute of Technology, home of Carr Chapel (Mies’ only ecclesiastical building!).
Some Mies van der Rohe in #toronto. #mies
CHICAGO—There’s more to know and love about the legendary architect, and Franz Schulze and Ed Windhorst have captured it in “Mies van der Rohe: A Critical Biography, New and Revised Edition.” The books builds on Mies’ first biography, written by Franz Schulze and published in 1985.
Neue Nationalgalerie | Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
(Source: ruleof3, via les-and-moore)
I’ve been away a bit on a much needed summer vacation, and had the chance to visit some of Mies’ work in Montreal! Click through each photo for the entire set.
Westmount Square - 4 buildings of mixed-use residential, commercial, and public space, opened in 1967.
Nun’s Island Gas…
TD Centre Banking Pavilion Interior, 1960’s
Mies van der Rohe
Toronto-Dominion Centre by Mies van der Rohe, nearing completion.
Mies van der Rohe (with Philip Johnson). Seagram Building. New York. 1958.
“The German master was scorned by postmodernists, but now – as his Google doodle demonstrates – he’s seen as arguably the first architect to have the last word.”
“What would Ludwig Mies van der Rohe have to say about today’s design landscape? Probably, “I told you I was right.” Or at least, “I wasn’t as wrong as you thought I was.”“