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July 15, 2013 Mies van der Rohe

Event: Building Museum Explores ‘Miesian’ Architecture

Mies sculpture in Crown Hall

The National Building Museum’s Architecture 101 series will explore “Miesien” architecture on July 20. Kevin Herrington, professor of art & architectural history at the Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT), will examine the architecture of, or influenced by, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe which is characterized by large expanses of plate glass, visible steel framing and minimal structural decoration. The discussion runs from 11 am to 12:30 pm. You can sign up here.

Crown Hall

Mies’ Crown Hall at ITT.

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