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.
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Mies van der Rohe

(ˈmiːz væn də ˈrəʊə)
(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)
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Mies van der Ro•he

(ˈmiz væn dər ˈroʊ ə, fɑn, ˈmis)
Ludwig, 1886–1969, U.S. architect, born in Germany.
Mies′i•an, adj., n.
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Noun1.Mies van der Rohe - United States architect (born in Germany) who built unornamented steel frame and glass skyscrapers (1886-1969)Mies Van Der Rohe - United States architect (born in Germany) who built unornamented steel frame and glass skyscrapers (1886-1969)
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