Mies van der Rohe

A pioneer of the International Style, German-born architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe designed minimalist, steel-and-glass buildings that helped define 20th-century Modernism.

Floods Threaten the Farnsworth House Every Year—Now, a Plan to Save It
Floods Threaten the Farnsworth House Every Year—Now, a Plan to Save It
We visit Ludwig Mies van der Rohe’s famed residence to learn how we can help save a major piece of modernist architectural history.
By Amy Dvorak - 4 months ago
Lighting Up Mies van der Rohe's Farnsworth House
Two Chicago multimedia artists want to flip the switch on a Mies masterpiece to create an immersive experience.
A New York Transplant Remakes One of Mies van der Rohe’s Coveted Townhouses in Detroit
Calling it a "director’s cut," designer Bryan Boyer reloads his Lafayette Park townhouse with some bonus features.
A Sleek Pool House Channeling Mies van der Rohe Grows From a Mountainside
A Sleek Pool House Channeling Mies van der Rohe Grows From a Mountainside
Cedar, glass, and concrete combine in this minimalist pool house that draws inspiration from Mies van der Rohe’s 1929 Barcelona Pavilion.
- 9 months ago
Peek Inside Floyd Cofounder Kyle Hoff’s Mies van der Rohe–Designed Detroit Home
A renowned midcentury community and a minimal footprint translate to a surprisingly green lifestyle for the cofounder of the popular furniture company.
This Stunning Brazilian Residence Takes Cues From Mies van der Rohe
Calling to mind the iconic Barcelona Pavilion, this glass-encased home demonstrates the power of simple geometric forms.
Snag This Mies van der Rohe Townhouse in Detroit For $325K
It's not every day that a Mies van der Rohe-designed townhouse hits the market—and this one is priced to move.
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe's Farnsworth House Gets New Beams
The Ludwig Mies van der Rohe masterpiece will be bathed in a grid of lasers for this year’s Chicago Architecture Biennial.
Less Is More: 10 Buildings by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe's International Style was the impetus for the midcentury modernism we know today.
A Mies van der Rohe-Inspired Cottage in Johannesburg
A floating wall on a Johannesburg cottage draws inspiration from local mining moguls and Mies van der Rohe.