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Mies Van Der Rohe : Space - Material - Detail - by Edgar Stach (Hardcover)

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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.

Number of Pages: 152
Genre: Architecture
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Birkhauser Architecture
Author: Edgar Stach
Language: English
Street Date: October 10, 2017
TCIN: 53232690
UPC: 9783035611564
Item Number (DPCI): 248-57-4358
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