Mies van der Rohe


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Mies van der Ro·he

 (mēz′ văn dər rō′ə, rō′, fän, mēs′), Ludwig 1886-1969.
German-born American architect considered a founder of the International Style. His steel-frame and glass buildings include the Seagram Building in New York City (1958) and the Chicago Federal Center (1964-1975).

Mies′i·an (mē′sē-ən) adj.

Mies van der Rohe

(ˈmiːz væn də ˈrəʊə)
n
(Biography) Ludwig. 1886–1969, US architect, born in Germany. He directed the Bauhaus (1929–33) and developed a functional style, characterized by geometrical design. His works include the Seagram building, New York (1958)

Mies van der Ro•he

(ˈmiz væn dər ˈroʊ ə, fɑn, ˈmis)
n.
Ludwig, 1886–1969, U.S. architect, born in Germany.
Mies′i•an, adj., n.
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Aside from a few old buildings (old, in Canada, dating back about 150 years), and a few downtown skyscrapers, including the Toronto-Dominion Centre by Mies van der Rohe, there is little of note.
Mies van der Rohe designed the Seagram Building at 375 Park in the 0O'S.
Includes original works by Max Bill, Josef Albers, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and Marcel Breuer.
Through his use of pure forms, a limited palette of materials and his sensitive manipulation of light, this new collection of spaces exhibits the proportions, planar composition and detailed refinement of Mies Van der Rohe.
If architecture is indeed frozen music, then Mansilla + Tunon have produced a tautly executed but beautifully resonant composition, qualities not lost on a wider critical fraternity as the concert hall was shortlisted for the 2003 Mies van der Rohe Award for European Architecture (at the time of writing, the winner was yet to be announced).
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This they make, in the manner of Mies van der Rohe, excessively repetitive.
There are numerous books on Mies van der Rohe, so one may ask 'what does this exhibition contribute to our knowledge or understanding of the man and his work?
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