Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe (// MEES; German: [miːs]; born Maria Ludwig Michael Mies; Mairch 27, 1886 – August 17, 1969) wis a German-American airchitect. He is commonly referred tae an wis addressed as Mies, his surname. Alang wi Le Corbusier, Walter Gropius an Frank Lloyd Wright, he is widely regairdit as ane o the pioneers o modrenist airchitectur.
|Ludwig Mies van der Rohe|
Maria Ludwig Michael Mies|
27 Mairch 1886
Aachen, Kinrick o Proushie, German Empire
17 August 1969 (aged 83)|
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
|Naitionality||German (1886–1944), American (1944–1969)|
|Hauf-marrae(s)||Adele Auguste (Ada) Bruhn (1913–1918) (separatit)|
Pour le Mérite (1959)|
Ryal Gowd Medal (1959)
AIA Gowd Medal (1960)
Presidential Medal o Freedom (1963)
860–880 Lake Shore Drive
New National Gallery
- "Mies van der Rohe Dies at 83; Leader of Modern Architecture". The New York Times. August 17, 1969. Retrieved 2007-07-21.
Mies van der Rohe, one of the great figures of 20th-century architecture, died in Wesley Memorial Hospital here late last night. He was 83 years old.