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Mies van der Rohe, Ludwig

Syllabification: Mies van der Ro·he, Ludwig
Pronunciation: /ˈmēz van dər ˈrōə, ˈmēs vän
 
/

Definition of Mies van der Rohe, Ludwig in English:

( 1886–1969), German architect and designer. He designed the German pavilion at the 1929 International Exhibition at Barcelona and the Seagram Building in New York 1954–58 and was noted for his tubular steel furniture. Before emigrating to the US in 1937, he served as director of the Bauhaus 1930–33.

Derivatives

Miesian

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Pronunciation: /ˈmēzēən/
adjective
Example sentences
  • Collections disseminating the various epochs of Andalucia, from prehistory through Moorish times to the present day, are housed in a Miesian slab and podium arrangement with rigorously symmetrical service cores.
  • Although the station's architecture employs modernist principles of Miesian and brutalist abstraction, it also incorporates warm interiors panelled with timber.
  • But the Miesian quality of your plans is still evident.

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