The Farnsworth House

Between 1946 and 1951, Mies van der Rohe designed and built the Farnsworth House, a weekend retreat outside Chicago, for an independent professional woman, Dr. Edith Farnsworth. Here, Mies explored the relationship between ‘ourselves, our sh ... Read More>>



860–880 Lake Shore Drive

860–880 Lake Shore Drive is a twin pair of glass-and-steel apartment towers on North Lake Shore Drive along Lake Michigan in the Streeterville neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois.

The 26 f ... Read More>>



The Seagram Building

Located at 375 Park Avenue, between 52nd Street and 53rd Street in Midtown Manhattan, the Seagram Building was designed by Mies in collaboration with Philip Johnson and was completed in 1958. It is 516ft tall with 38 ... Read More>>



The New National Gallery

Mies's last work was the Neue Nationalgalerie art museum, the New National Gallery, in Berlin. Neue Nationalgalerie at the Kulturforum is a museum for modern art in Berlin, with main focus on the early 20th& ... Read More>>



The Barcelona Pavilion

The Barcelona Pavilion, designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, was the German Pavilion for the 1929 International Exposition in Barcelona, Spain. This building was used for the official opening of the German secti ... Read More>>