Mies van der Rohe, Ludwig

 (1886–1969) German-born U.S. architect. mijnheer, mynheer. The first is the Dutch spelling, the second the English of the Dutch term for "sir." Either should be capitalized when placed before a name.

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  • Mies van der Rohe, Ludwig — orig. Maria Ludwig Michael Mies born March 27, 1886, Aachen, Ger. died Aug. 17, 1969, Chicago, Ill., U.S. German born U.S. architect and designer. Mies learned masonry from his father and later worked in the office of Peter Behrens. His first… …   Universalium

  • Mies van der Rohe, Ludwig — SUBJECT AREA: Architecture and building [br] b. 27 March 1886 Aachen, Germany d. 17 August 1969 Chicago, USA [br] German architect, third of the great trio of long lived, second generation modernists who established the international style in the …   Biographical history of technology

  • Mies van der Rohe, Ludwig — born Ludwig Mies (1886 1969)    architect; deemed the best builder of his generation. Born to a master mason in Aachen, he added his mother s family name, van der Rohe, to his own when he began his career. Combining a rudimentary education with… …   Historical dictionary of Weimar Republik

  • MIES VAN DER ROHE, Ludwig — (1886 1969)    Ludwig Mies van der Rohe s dictum less is more came to be understood as the underlying rationale for German modernism. Director of the Bauhaus School of Dessau from 1930 until the Nazis closed it in 1933, Mies van der Rohe worked… …   Historical Dictionary of Architecture

  • Mies van der Rohe, Ludwig — ► (1886 1969) Arquitecto alemán. En 1905 trabajó a las órdenes de un arquitecto especializado en la construcción de madera. En 1908 se asoció con Behrens; con él llevó la dirección de las obras de un gran edificio clasicista: la embajada alemana… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Mies Van Der Rohe,Ludwig — Mies Van Der Ro·he (mēzʹ văn dər rōʹə, rōʹ, fän, mēsʹ), Ludwig. 1886 1969. German born American architect considered a founder of the International Style. His steel frame and glass buildings include the Seagram Building in New York City (1956… …   Universalium

  • Mies van der Rohe — Mies van der Rohe, Ludwig …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Ludwig Mies van der Rohe — Born Ludwig Mies March 27, 1886(1886 03 27) Aachen, Kingdom of Prussia, German Empire …   Wikipedia

  • Ludwig Mies van der Rohe — Timbre de la poste allemande pour les 100 ans de Mies van der Rohe en 1986 Présentation Nom de naissance Ludwig Mies Naissance …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Ludwig Mies Van Der Rohe — Timbre de 1986 à son effigie. Ludwig Mies van der Rohe (né le 27 mars 1886 à Aix la Chapelle, décédé le 17 août 1969 à Chicag …   Wikipédia en Français


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