By Detlef Mertins
Unprecedented in scope and illustrated with greater than seven hundred unique drawings, plans, diagrams, and modern and archival images, Mies by means of Detlef Mertins is the main definitive monograph ever released at the glossy grasp of structure Mies van der Rohe. Mertins’ wealthy and hugely readable textual content lines the cultured and highbrow context for all Mies’ paintings, with in–depth discussions of his most crucial tasks. that includes a few of the 20th century’s such a lot iconic structures, akin to the Barcelona Pavilion in Spain, the Crown corridor at IIT, and the Seagram development in manhattan, Mies paints a desirable portrait of the famed architect whose contribution to the fashionable city panorama can't be overlooked.
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