Given Mies’ impact on modern architecture around the world, he is curiously underrepresented in reference works compared to other modern architects of similar stature. We invite you to learn more at the following Web sites or to pick up some of our favorite books.

> Mies van der Rohe Foundation

> Overview: Lake Shore Drive Apartments

> IIT: Graham Resource Center

> Architecture Week

> The Farnsworth House

> Mies in Berlin/Mies in America (MoMA/Whitney)

> designboom: A Portrait of Mies

> International Style

> Modernism

For further reading:

  • Blaser, Werner. (1997). Mies van der Rohe, Continuing the Chicago School of Architecture. Basel, Switzerland: Birkhäuser Verlag.
  • Blaser, Werner. (1994). Mies van der Rohe: The Art of Structure. New York, NY: Whitney Library of Design.
  • Blaser, Werner. (1997). Mies van der Rohe. Basel, Switzerland: Birkhäuser Verlag.
  • Carter, Peter. (1974). Mies van der Rohe at Work. New York, NY: Praeger Publishers, Inc.
  • Harris, Neil. (2004). Chicago Apartments: A Century of Lakefront Luxury. New York, NY: Acanthus Press.
  • Pawley, Martin. (1970). Mies van der Rohe. New York, NY: Simon and Schuster.
  • Russell, Frank (Ed.). (1986). Mies van der Rohe European Works. New York, NY: St. Martins Press.
  • Schulze, Franz. (1985). Mies van der Rohe: A Critical Biography. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press.
  • Spaeth, David. (1985). Mies van der Rohe. New York, NY: Rizzoli.

Photo: The Art Institute of Chicago



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