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Mies Van Der Rohe

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

Sally Swanson | Posted 07.28.2014 | 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 | Books
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) ...

New Google Doodle

The Huffington Post | Courteney Palis | Posted 03.27.2012 | Technology

The clean-lined, structural doodle decorating Google's homepage on March 27 was created to celebrate the 126th birthday of famous modern architect Lud...

A Very Unexpected Place To See A Legendary Architect

Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

Mies Van Der Rohe is the talk of the internet this Tuesday thanks to a Google doodle celebrating his 126th birthday, architectural accomplishments and...

PHOTOS: Mies Van Der Rohe Around The World

Posted 03.27.2012 | Travel

Mies Van Der Rohe is the talk of the internet this Tuesday thanks to a Google doodle celebrating his 126th birthday, architectural accomplishments and...

Happy Birthday, Mies van der Rohe!

Posted 03.27.2012 | Arts

Happy birthday to one of the principal shapers of our modern world, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. Along with other post-World War I architects, such a...

Mies Van Der Rohe's Tugendhat To Open Again

AP | By KAREL JANICEK | Posted 01.31.2012 | Travel

BRNO, Czech Republic -- It was completed in 1930, a Modernist masterpiece by legendary German architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. But Villa Tugendhat...

PHOTOS: Architecture For The City Bird

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 12.29.2011 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Architect to the urban aviary set, Street Artist XAM is one rare bird. Averaging one per week over the last year, the California born former graffiti ...

On the Waterfront

J. Michael Welton | Posted 11.11.2011 | Arts
J. Michael Welton

It took nine months before Michael McCarthy and Marcia Myers fully realized what they'd actually purchased in Harbor Springs, Michigan. "We saw this w...