Mies van der Rohe: Space - Material - Detail

Mies van der Rohe: Space - Material - Detail

by Edgar Stach

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Overview

It is understood that Mies van der Rohe is one of the most important architects of the Modern movement. But how do Mies’ ideas on architecture and on the logic of construction relate to his built – and sometimes unbuilt – oeuvre? This book investigates this question based on 14 projects, with a focus on the choice of detail and material. Specially produced three-dimensional drawings provide an easy-to-understand analysis of Mies’ construction concepts. The projects include Lange and Esters Houses (1927–30), Tugendhat House (1928-30), the Barcelona Pavilion (1928-29), Farnsworth House (1946-51), Lake Shore Drive (1948-51) and the New National Gallery (1962-68). The investigation covers several decades of Mies’ work, and hence his German and American creative periods.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783035611564
Publisher: Birkhauser Verlag
Publication date: 10/10/2017
Pages: 144
Sales rank: 609,468
Product dimensions: 8.80(w) x 11.20(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Prof. Edgar Stach, Philadelphia University, College of Architecture and the Built Environment

Prof. Edgar Stach, Philadelphia University, College of Architecture and the Built Environment

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