Planned by architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
, developer Herbert Greenwald, planner Ludwig Hilberseimer, and landscape architect Alfred Caldwell, the complex is a collection of one- and two-story townhomes, a small shopping center, and two high rises set adjacent to a 19-acre city-operated park.
As Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
, one of the greatest architects of the 20th century once said, "Less is more."
But, as the American architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
put it so well, "G-d is in the details." It takes a subtle mind to grasp these details and to convey them in a lucid and compelling fashion.
To that end Usher brought in Chicago-based architect Laurence Booth of Booth Hansen (boothhansen.com) who cites Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
as an influence.
Named after German-American architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
, the biennial award is the most prestigious accolade in European architecture and is awarded to a building completed in the last two years by a European architect.
For two of the works here, Shepherd selected virtual game models that reminded her of Georg Kolbe's famous sculpture of a female nude in Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
's German Pavilion for the 1929 world's fair in Barcelona.
CONTEMPORARY The Barcelona chair by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
“These Modern Series homes are inspired by the international forms that debuted in the 1930s, namely from architects such as Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
and Le Corbusier, pioneers in modern design,” said Court Airhart president of Airhart Construction.
With few facilities to distract him beyond the teahouse, the young teacher, an ex-student of architecture under Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
, was soon pondering the possibilities offered by the rocky landscape.
The teacher corps featured some of the leading figures of the day in the graphic and building arts, among them the painters Paul Klee, Vassily Kandinsky, Oscar Schlemmer, Lyonel Feininger and the architects Marcel Breuer and Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
From 1932 to 1933, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
(1886-1969) led the school as its last director (8).
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
(1886 Aachen - 1969 Chicago) Appointed in 1930, Mies' educational style was traditional architectural training rather than the forms of collaborative, interdisciplinary learning that had prospered at the Bauhaus.