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Mies Van Der Rohe

100 Buildings in 100 Years

J. Michael Welton | Posted 09.22.2016 | Arts
J. Michael Welton

Most people know John Hill through his blog, A Daily Dose of Architecture. But his day job is equally interesting and informative - just check out his...

The Future of Office Buildings After Mies Van Der Rohe

Amol Sarva | Posted 09.07.2016 | Business
Amol Sarva

From the invention of the physical office (picture Mr. Scrooge's countinghouse) to the start of the 20th Century, little had changed (picture Bartleby...

The House that Modernism Built

J. Michael Welton | Posted 04.14.2016 | Arts
J. Michael Welton

HB2 notwithstanding, the modern movement is alive and well in North Carolina. And what better venue could there be for an exhibition of the virtues o...

CultureZohn: Glass Houses

Patricia Zohn | Posted 10.27.2016 | Arts
Patricia Zohn

You have to be special to want to inhabit a Glass House. The new Sanaa-designed Grace Farms River and Philip Johnson's Glass House to which it pays homage invite contemplation of what that really means.

CultureZohn: Chicago Shows Off

Patricia Zohn | Posted 10.06.2016 | Arts
Patricia Zohn

Chicago is tired of being flown over. It is tired of being called the third coast. It is tired of being known for its fierce wind, multiple members of the Daley family, and the Mob. It is tired of being called the Second City.The first Chicago Architecture Biennial -- a success on many counts -- lays all that to rest.

Daun Curry's Interiors as Artwork

J. Michael Welton | Posted 08.13.2016 | Arts
J. Michael Welton

Interior designer Daun Curry takes her cues from her clients and the places in which they choose to live.

An Appreciation of an American Architect, I.M. Pei

Frank H. Wu | Posted 05.29.2016 | Arts
Frank H. Wu

A recent review of the work of architect I.M. Pei repeated a common criticism of his work: That his career has been devoted to corporate clientele. I ...

It's an Accessible Life: My 24-Hour Journey

Sally Swanson | Posted 09.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Sally Swanson

It's only been in recent years that I am at peace with food, and I am certain that this is much more than a temporary truce. Why did it take me such a long time to appreciate the value in my acupuncturist's words? Look around, there's a standard in this country that is harmful to women. Life is lived in many shapes and sizes.

A Legendary Architect Designed This Home (And You Won't Believe The Price)

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 05.09.2014 | HuffPost Home

There are lots of great real estate deals in Detroit -- but not all of them are homes this stunning. Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, who lived from 1886...

It's Carbon and Monoxide the Ol' Detroit Perfume

Joel Epstein | Posted 07.07.2014 | Detroit
Joel Epstein

An Angeleno urbanist jonesing for the sort of brick and mortar one is hard pressed to find in most parts of Los Angeles, I was excited to be heading back to a place I'd been fascinated with since taking a course at the University of Michigan on urban development in the American rustbelt.

Dreams of Calatrava Fading Into the Distance

Rizwan A. Rahmani | Posted 06.30.2014 | Arts
Rizwan A. Rahmani

When I was doing some consulting work for a Finnish Audio Company, my Finnish partner needed an office to set up shop on the cheap. He ended up rentin...

Won't You Please Come to Chicago?: A Conversation With Thomas Dyja on The Third Coast

Davis Schneiderman | Posted 06.01.2014 | Home
Davis Schneiderman

Thomas Dyja's The Third Coast: When Chicago Built the America Dream is the most important Chicago-focused historical work in recent years.

Mies van der Rohe's Crown Hall Gets an Interior Redesign

Lynn Becker | Posted 11.25.2013 | Chicago
Lynn Becker

At 220 by 120 by 18 feet tall, it's sometimes been described as the world's largest single-room schoolhouse. Still, Mies split up the space with subtle low partitions, primarily the free-standing oak panels that define the center core.

Mies van der Rohe is My Travel Consultant

Todd Greene | Posted 10.02.2013 | Travel
Todd Greene

I consider myself a minimalist. I have certain rules which keep me from overcrowding my life, and this space-saving mentality transfers well to my travel schedule. I have learned to pack light and follow some simple rules that make traveling easier and more pleasurable.

Five Things I Learned From Dirk Lohan About Mies van der Rohe's IBM Building

Lynn Becker | Posted 07.03.2013 | Chicago
Lynn Becker

At a presentation to promote the hotel, architect Dirk Lohan, Mies van der Rohe's grandson, gave a talk that revealed some unknown facts about the 52-story office tower, which opened in 1973.

Look Inside A Home Designed By Famed Modern Architect

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 04.08.2013 | Detroit

This week, in homes we'd like to have.. .. A co-op designed by Mies van der Rohe, which recently went on the market in the Lafayette Park, a neighb...

Pop-Up Coffee Shop Takes Trial Run On New Location

The Huffington Post | David Sands | Posted 11.13.2012 | Detroit

Pop-up businesses seem to be springing up everywhere in Detroit in recent months. One of the most anticipated of these may be a new east side satellit...

The Joy Of Living In Lafayette Park

Design Observer Places | Melissa Dittmer | Posted 10.05.2012 | Detroit

Then my husband and I decided to move to Detroit. And thus began my year-long panic attack. Where were all the people? Where was the density, the sens...

Detroit Seeking Developer For Buildings Designed By Famed Architect

Posted 10.01.2012 | Detroit

Starting a "Detroit building" collection in an attempt to rival Dan Gilbert's? You could add a rare matching set: Lafayette Towers, the Detroit apartm...

What Was So Special About Long Island?

The Huffington Post | Shana Ecker | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

Would you ever guess that there are 500 buildings located on Long Island designed by 78 of the most internationally-acclaimed architects, such as Marc...

Rust Belt Bar.. Detroit Positive Doc.. Illegal Panhandling.. Strays Euthanasia Rate.. Veggie Delight

Rana Florida | Posted 10.27.2012 | Detroit
Rana Florida

Yes, Detroit has a lot of things that aren't in its favor. But there's so much more positive than negative, from great universities and walkable neighborhoods, to cultural and natural amenities, the city and surrounding region have a lot to offer.

PHOTOS: Streeterville Condo By Star Architect Is A Jaw-Dropper

Posted 11.06.2012 | Chicago

A new real estate listing at 600 North Fairbanks Court, designed by Helmut Jahn, is sure to turn heads. Jahn, the "bad boy of architecture," accord...

No Iconic Landmarks Are Free From Detroit's Economic Crisis

2012-02-16-archdailyreal.jpg | Posted 07.07.2012 | Home

By Vanessa Quirk Click here for the original article on ArchDaily Lafayette Park (1946) Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. Photo via Flickr CC User MI SH...

From Mad Men to Mies: Why Modernism Holds Sway

2012-02-16-archdailyreal.jpg | Posted 03.30.2012 | Home

By Vanessa Quirk (click here for original article) © Megan Jett It’s June 1966. Mies’ iconic Seagram Building dominates New York City....

Celebrating 126 Years Of Mies Van Der Rohe

Posted 03.29.2012 | Home

By Megan Jett (click here for original article)...