Ludwig Mies van der Rohe







Published by Gerald Ferreira Date: March 27, 2012
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Today we are celebrating the Birthday of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. Once again Google have pointed us to the history and life of a person called Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. If you have never heard of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe before, do not feel alone, thanks to the Google Doodle of March 27, 2012 many more people will after today know more about the life and accomplishments of the father of modern architecture

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe.

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe were born on March 27, 1886 and died on the August 17, 1969. He was a German Architect. He is regarded as one of the masters of Modern Architecture. Today Google is celebrating his birthday by honoring him with a Google Doodle. The Google Doodle is designed in the shape of a modern looking building. The Building is made of glass, and in tainted class spell out Google. Today would have been Ludwig Mies van der Rohe 126th Birthday.

"Ludwig Mies van der Rohe" is often associated with the “Less is more” concept. Ludwig Mies van der Rohe called his buildings “Skin and Bone” architecture. He created an influential twentieth century architectural style, stated with extreme clarity and simplicity. He believed that the configuration and arrangement of every architectural element must contribute to a unified expression.

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe Google Doodle

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

"March 27, 2012 Google Doodle celebrating the 126th Birthday of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe"

We here at 3D Car Shows like to keep our eyes on the Google front page for Google Doodle. We use the opportunity to broaden our General Knowledge and also to tell our readers about the Google Doodle and the significance of the story behind the Google Doodle. In this Google Doodle you can clearly see the simplicity and modern design of the architecture in the building.

The tainted class also spell out Google. It is our believe that Mr Ludwig Mies van der Rohe would have been honored and proud to be remembered and honored by the Google Doodle. The Google Doodle artist also did a wonderful job representing Ludwig Mies van der Rohe work and legacy with today's Google Doodle.

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe Commemorative stamp

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe Commemorative stamp

The Google Doodle is not the first time Mr Ludwig Mies van der Rohe have been honored with a drawing or depiction of his work. There is also a Commemorative stamp in honor of Mr. Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. There were also a Commemorative stamp printed in Germany celebrating his 100th Birthday. The stamp was first issued on the 13th of February 1986.

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe Buildings and Architecture

Here is some of the Buildings which Ludwig Mies van der Rohe designed. Today these are famous landmarks in the USA. Ludwig Mies van der Rohe played a significant role in modern architecture.

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe Google Doodle

The Google Doodle looks like it were based on the S.R. Crown Hall on the campus of the Illinois Institute of Technology is a National Historic Landmark

  • S.R. Crown Hall on the campus of the Illinois Institute of Technology is a National Historic Landmark
  • TD Centre pavilion, Toronto, used as a branch for TD Canada Trust bank
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library, Washington
  • Highfield House, Baltimore
  • Interior of Neue Nationalgalerie museum in Berlin, Germany
  • Lafayette Park, Detroit is on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places
  • Lafayette Towers Apartments East, Detroit
  • Barcelona Pavilion (reconstruction)
  • Toronto-Dominion Centre logo includes the font text created by Mies
  • University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration

You can visit the Wikipedia pages and read more about

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

 and to get a more complete overview of him.