Ludwig Mies van der Rohe Rank
About Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe was a German-American architect widely regarded as one of the greatest architects of the 20th century. He was a pioneer of modern architecture who built famous structures such as the New National Gallery, S.R. Crown Hall, the Lake Shore Drive Apartments and the Seagram Building.
He started his career as an apprentice under renowned architect and designer Peter Behrens and rose to the status of a well-known architect in Germany. In 1937, he left Germany for the United States where he continued his architectural career.
He was married to Adele Auguste Bruhn from 1913 to 1918. He fathered three children with her. He fathered a fourth child out of wedlock.
S.R. Crown Hall is considered by many to be his finest work. The building was named a National Historic Landmark in 2001.
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe Rank
Famous quotes by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
A chair is a very difficult object. A skyscraper is almost easier. That is why Chippendale is famous.Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
Architecture is the will of an epoch translated into space.Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
Architecture starts when you carefully put two bricks together. There it begins.Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
I don't want to be interesting. I want to be good.Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
Less is more.Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
Simply by not owning three medium-sized castles in Tuscany I have saved enough money in the last forty years on insurance premiums alone to buy a medium-sized castle in Tuscany.Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
True education is concerned not only with practical goals but also with values. Our aims assure us of our material life, our values make possible our spiritual life.Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe's Popularity
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe was a famous German architect, who was born on March 27, 1886. As a person born on this date, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe is listed in our database as the 19th most popular celebrity for the day (March 27) and the 2nd most popular for the year (1886).
People born on March 27 fall under the Zodiac sign of Aries, the Ram. Ludwig Mies van der Rohe is the 709th most popular Aries.
Aside from information specific to Ludwig Mies van der Rohe's birthday, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe is the 79th most famous German.
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