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Posts tagged 'Mies van der Rohe'

Neue Nationalgalerie reopens after ‘surgical’ restoration by David Chipperfield

The iconic Berlin gallery designed by Mies van der Rohe underwent an extensive refurbishment which balanced conservation with future needs The Neue Nationalgalerie, the modernist

Architecture
Form follows function: Modernism’s guiding principles

Form follows function: Modernism’s guiding principles

The Villa Savoye by Le Corbusier is one of the most recognisable example of a modernist house In the first half of the twentieth century,

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The Barcelona Chair: A modernist classic

The Barcelona Chair: A modernist classic

The Barcelona Chair is one of the most recognisable and iconic designs of the last century. Still frequently used in interiors, the chair epitomises elegance

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Neue Nationalgalerie by Mies van der Rohe

Why Mies van der Rohe’s final building is perhaps his most iconic. By Beatrice Galilee It was in Berlin that Ludwig Mies van der Rohe began

ICON 066 | December 2008

An architectural tour of Barcelona’s iconic buildings

  Everyone knows that Barcelona houses the many peculiar works of Antoni Gaudi, but here are a few other buildings that you should know about

Buildings

Mies van der Rohe’s Barcelona Pavilion heralded the modernist era

The Barcelona Pavilion was a hugely significant temporary structure that forms part of the early modernist canon of architecture Designed by modernism’s golden child Mies

Buildings

Mies van der Rohe: From the Bauhaus to the height of modernism

German-American architect Mies van der Rohe is one of the pioneers of the modernist movement, devising in a paper sketch the world’s first glass skyscraper

Architects

How the Bauhaus Museum in Weimar uses architecture to link the design movement to Germany’s past and present

 Visualisation of the detail on the front of the Bauhaus Museum in Weimar. Image courtesy of the Heike Hanada Laboratory of Art and Architecture In

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The only chair design that changed the world

  It’s the only chair that can truly claim to have changed the world. Elizabeth Guffey asks why it’s rarely included in the design canon From modern

Icon of the Month

Influenced by Modernist icons, the Menil Drawing Institute by Johnston Marklee suits Houston’s intriguing landscape

The latest addition to Houston’s Menil campus has the horizon-hugging horizontality of a Mies or an early modern villa. How does it fit within the

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Design London makes LDF debut this September

Estudio Herreros-designed Munch museum opens in Oslo

‘Modernist Glade’ created in Milton Keynes by Hayatsu Architects and Tue Greenfort

WilkinsonEyre completes Lord’s Cricket Ground stands

Nike opens LeBron James Innovation Center

OMA transforms historic Berlin department store 

Andrew Berman Architect completes sustainable library transformation

Snøhetta designs co-working space in Tokyo

‘15-minute city’ idea wins Obel Award

Old Fiat factory rooftop transformed into public garden


Architects

RIBA goes digital-only with new wave of architect lectures

Architect David Chipperfield is known for his minimal designs

Tatiana Bilbao is one of Mexico’s most creative designers

The high-tech, inside-out design of Richard Rogers

Robert Venturi: a postmodernist pioneer

A look at the life of designer-inventor Richard Buckminster Fuller

Norman Foster is one of the early pioneers of high tech architecture

Bangladeshi architect Marina Tabassum is sensitive to tradition and culture

America’s architect: Frank Lloyd Wright


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Design London makes LDF debut this September

Estudio Herreros-designed Munch museum opens in Oslo

‘Modernist Glade’ created in Milton Keynes by Hayatsu Architects and Tue Greenfort

WilkinsonEyre completes Lord’s Cricket Ground stands

Nike opens LeBron James Innovation Center

OMA transforms historic Berlin department store 

Andrew Berman Architect completes sustainable library transformation

Snøhetta designs co-working space in Tokyo

‘15-minute city’ idea wins Obel Award

Old Fiat factory rooftop transformed into public garden


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