Google doodle celebrates Mies van der Rohe's 126th birthday

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Google doodle celebrates Mies van der Rohe's 126th birthday

  • 2012-04-01 05:42:26
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News / Others Google doodle celebrates Mies van der Rohe's 126th birthday
Google is celebrating the birthday of famous architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe on Tuesday with a Google Doodle of his SR Crown Hall at the Illinois Institute of Technology. Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, also dubbed as one of the masters of modern architecture, is popularly known for unique steel and glass buildings, which can be found in most major American cities

In addition to the Crown Hall, other prominent buildings designed by Mies include Farnsworth House (Plano, Illinois), 860-880 Lake Shore Drive Apartments (Chicago), Seagram Building (New York City), Museum of Fine Arts (Houston) and Neue Nationalgalerie (Berlin). He died in Chicago in 1969 at the age of 85.
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