Less Is More: 10 Buildings by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
With his glass-and-metal creations and his iconic Barcelona chair, Mies sought to establish a new architectural ethos that would represent modern times. His work was the cornerstone for the Museum of Modern Art's 1932 exhibition, "The International Style"—curated by Philip Johnson and Henry-Russell Hitchcock—which brought the modernist movement to a wider audience and solidified his role as a leader. His legacy lives on through his influential ideology, which proves that—as the architect once stated—"less is more."
Farnsworth House (1951)
The Barcelona Pavilion (1929)
Chicago Federal Complex
Crown Hall (1956)
Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library (1972)
Seagram Building (1958)
New York, New York
860-880 North Lake Shore Drive
Lafayette Park (1959)
Cullinan Hall at Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (1954)
Neue Nationalgalerie (1968)
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