Ludwig Mies Van Der Rohe And The Modern Design

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Ludwig Mies van der Rohe administrative buildings Bacardi

About Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, the award and his furniture…

There is something of a symbol of modernity in design and architecture, which never loses its connection to the historical roots of Mies van der Rohe. The furniture, which bear this name are known. Mies van der Rohe one of the prestigious awards in the field of architecture is called. Through the cooperation with the EU Commission will make sure that is the underlying philosophy in line with European values.

Who is actually behind the Foundation and the fire? Mies van der Rohe is a very interesting person. About this we want to tell today a lot.


Aachen – after Potsdam

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe was born on March 27, 1886 in Aachen. His name was Ludwig Mies. Van der Rohe is a name themselves later adopted by him. Thus he wanted to demonstrate more clearly the own affiliation to prominence.

1905 Louis moves to Mies in Berlin. There, he hoped to develop a fertile field of architectural talent.

The new National Gallery in Berlin

Ludwig Mies van der raw Eberlin Neue Nationalgalerie

The Riehl House in Berlin

in 1907 was the first by Ludwig finished Mies van der Rohe designed House. At that time, he was only 21 years old and worked actively with Bruno Paul.

Collaboration with Peter Behrens

The development of Ludwig Mies was his collaboration with Peter Behrens. The latter was a multi-talented and crossed the boundaries between architecture, applied art, design and craft simply and successfully.

The Farnsworth house in Illinois

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe Farnsworth house

At the same time, during this collaboration, Mies van der Rohe was influenced by the idea of industrialization. He dealt later with the idea, to create well designed, beautiful building for the masses.

One of the most important works of industrial architecture is the Office building in Friedrichstrasse. It is one of the most important buildings of an industrial nature in Germany and around the world.

Let us out the apartments in the African road in Berlin and the Weissenhofsiedlung in Stuttgart in no case as regards the residential buildings.

Urbig House in Potsdam

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe Urbig House

Urbig House was built in 1917. This is still one of the striking architecture works for the curriculum vitae of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe.

Mies van the raw furniture

Mies van der Rohe furniture has designed. In the first place, we want to mention the chairs. The most famous projects come from the years 1929 and 1930. These are the Brno, Barcelona and Tugendhat Chair.

World famous and groundbreaking for the time history she too was Barcelona couch

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe Barcelona sofa

The elegant Barcelona chair in black leather

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe Barcelona bed

The legendary Barcelona chair with the foot stool

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe Barcelona chair Knoll

The strict Brno Chair

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe Brno Chair

From 1930, he also comes Barcelona X table, designed for the Tugendhat house.

The Tugendhat Villa in the Czech Republic

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe Tugendhat Villa

Modern interior

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe Villa Tugendhat Brno Czech Republic

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and the spirit of the times

After 1929, we observe a fairly clear line in the development of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. It building and design models were, which at the time corresponded to exactly the spirit of the times. They showed the necessary respect for the existing traditions and styles. At the same time they were but innovative enough to bring the comfortable life and harmony with the environment to a new level.

Consider any work of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe! We promise you that you will recognize this connection even slightly.

The Barcelona Pavilion

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe Barcelona Pavilion

Crown Hall in Illinois, United States

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe Crown Hall Illinois USA

The Mies van der Rohe House in Berlin-Hohenschönhausen

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe Haus Berlin Hohenschönhausen

Elegant retro furniture design with style

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe furniture reclining chairs chair

Timeless classics write perfectly in almost any modern interior decor

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe furniture modern interior

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