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April 17, 2013
We went down an Internet rabbit hole and unearthed Google Doodles—what the tech company dubs its illustrated logos that "celebrate holidays, anniversaries, and the lives of famous artists, pioneers, and scientists"—from important moments in architecture and design history. If you'd like to see all the illustrations, use this handy search tool or click through the slideshow for Dwell-approved highlights.

We went down an Internet rabbit hole and unearthed Google Doodles—what the tech company dubs its illustrated logos that "celebrate holidays, anniversaries, and the lives of famous artists, pioneers, and scientists"—from important moments in architecture and design history. If you'd like to see all the illustrations, use this handy search tool or click through the slideshow for Dwell-approved highlights.

Mies van der Rohe's 126th birthday. March 26, 2013.

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Brasilia's anniversary. April 21, 2012.

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George Ferris's 154th birthday. February 14, 2013. (This illustration is animated; see it in action here.)

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The 400th birthday of André Le Nôtre, the landscape architect of Versailles. March 12, 2013.

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The 150th anniversary of the Tube. January 9, 2013.

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We went down an Internet rabbit hole and unearthed Google Doodles—what the tech company dubs its illustrated logos that "celebrate holidays, anniversaries, and the lives of famous artists, pioneers, and scientists"—from important moments in architecture and design history. If you'd like to see all the illustrations, use this handy search tool or click through the slideshow for Dwell-approved highlights.

Mies van der Rohe's 126th birthday. March 26, 2013.

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